Gay Dallas: The Latest

Trump Shifts to New Campaign Phase, Dismisses GOP Critics

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Scott Bauer | May 4
Donald Trump, the GOP presidential nomination virtually in hand, is signaling a new phase of his outsider campaign.

It's Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You

It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

Target Faces Backlash on Stance on Transgender Bathrooms

NEWS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 4
Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Va. School Board Appeals Transgender Restroom Ruling

NEWS | May 4
A Virginia school board has asked the full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review a panel's ruling that a transgender teen must be allowed to use the boys' restroom at school.

Report: Prince Tried to Meet with Doctor Before Death

Prince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death, according to a newspaper report published Wednesday.

Government Report: Crime Dropped Overall in Nation's Schools

NEWS | By Carole Feldman and Jennifer C. Kerr | May 4
The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

Minnesota College System Bars Team Travel to North Carolina

NEWS | May 4
A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring after that state passed a law limiting LGBT protections.

Diamond the Size of a Tennis Ball Could Fetch $70 Million

NEWS | May 4
It's a rock for the ages.

Georgia Governor Defies Party Politics With Pair of Vetoes

NEWS | By Ryan Phillips and Kathleen Foody | May 4
Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election year politics in a deep red state.

Virginia Supreme Court Recognizes gay couples in divorce law

NEWS | May 4
The Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled that a person doesn't need to pay alimony to a former spouse if the payee is in a new relationship with a member of the same sex.


News

Obama to Name Stonewall 1st National Monument for Gay Rights

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman | May 4
New York's iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay rights movement took root, will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. under a proposal President Barack Obama is preparing to approve.


Business

Texas Court Blocks Houston from Using Tougher Clean-Air Laws

CORPORATE | By Juan A. Lozano | May 4
Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies.


Technology

Physicists Abuzz About Possible New Particle as CERN Revs Up

SCIENCE | By Jamey Keaten and Frank Jordans | May 3
Scientists around the globe are revved up with excitement as the world's biggest atom smasher starts whirring again to churn out data that may confirm cautious hints of an entirely new particle.


Travel

Spooky! New York's Haunted History Trail

By Carolyn Thompson | May 4
The Haunted History Trail of New York State has been unfurled for anyone who's ever ambled through a "ghost walk," knows what EVP stands for (electronic voice phenomena), watched "Ghost Hunters," ''Ghost Busters" or stayed up late around a Ouija board.


Nightlife

Dinah Vegas 2016 :: April 28-May 1, 2016

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 3
Founder & producer Sandy Sachs, and promoter Dr. Robin Gans, in association with Total Rewards by Caesars Entertainment, along with the sexiest Lesbians from around the world, celebrated Dinah Vegas 2016.