Gay News: The Latest

Home of the Future Wish List

Home of the Future Wish List

NEWS | By EDGE | May 29
Self-cleaning toilets, a television which chooses programs for you - and a robot that delivers breakfast in bed are all features we hope to see in the home of the future.

Putin Visits France, Hopes to Mend Strained Ties with West

Putin Visits France, Hopes to Mend Strained Ties with West

NEWS | By Vladimir Isachenkov and Sylvie Corbet | May 29
On a trip likely to shape Russia-France ties for years to come, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in France on Monday for talks with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron - the candidate he did not back in presidential vote.

An Inconceivable Truth :: Facing Facts About Racism in the LGBT Community

An Inconceivable Truth :: Facing Facts About Racism in the LGBT Community

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Gleeson | May 29
When the discriminated against discriminate in turn, it's time for a good long look in the mirror.

How Hollywood is Giving its Biggest Stars Digital Facelifts

How Hollywood is Giving its Biggest Stars Digital Facelifts

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | May 29
Johnny Depp is just the latest mega-star to get the drastic de-aging treatment on screen, joining several actors getting digital facelifts to play younger versions of themselves.

Soderbergh Says Filming 'Logan Lucky' Made Him a NASCAR Fan

Soderbergh Says Filming 'Logan Lucky' Made Him a NASCAR Fan

NEWS | By Steve Reed | May 29
Steven Soderbergh was never a big NASCAR fan despite growing up in the South.

Kelly Defends Plan for Russia Back Channel as a 'Good Thing'

Kelly Defends Plan for Russia Back Channel as a 'Good Thing'

NEWS | By Hope Yen and Vivian Salama | May 29
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russia, describing it as a "good thing."

NKorean Missile Launch May be Testing Rivals, Not Technology

NKorean Missile Launch May be Testing Rivals, Not Technology

NEWS | By Foster Klung and Hyung-Jin Kim | May 29
North Korea's latest missile test Monday may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing U.S. and South Korean forces in the region that it can strike them at will.

Trump Lashes Out at Leaks, Considers Staff Upheaval

Trump Lashes Out at Leaks, Considers Staff Upheaval

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Ken Thomas | May 29
President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff and grapples with a burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

Human Rights Activists in Paris Protest Putin Visit

Human Rights Activists in Paris Protest Putin Visit

NEWS | May 29
Human rights activists are gathered in Paris to draw attention to the situation of gays in Chechnya before Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France.

Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Fading as Legislative Session Wraps Up

Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Fading as Legislative Session Wraps Up

NEWS | By Will Weissert and Meredith Hoffman | May 29
Texas' legislative session was winding down Sunday, with an all but dead "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people caught in a clash between mainstream Republicans and the most conservative wing of the party that dominates politics in the state.


News

Trans Woman Who Fled Chechnya Targeted by Hitmen

Trans Woman Who Fled Chechnya Targeted by Hitmen

CRIME | By Brittany Ferrendi | May 28
Forced to flee the Russian republic of Chechnya, the first openly Chechen transgender woman stepped forward to share her experience.


Entertainment

 Review :: Boston Calling 2017: Day One

Review :: Boston Calling 2017: Day One

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | May 29
Despite the tail end of the week's dreary weather, there was much to like and see at Friday's opening of Boston Calling in its new and spacious digs by Harvard Stadium.


Business

Census: Texas Has 4 of Top 5 Fastest Growing Large U.S. Cities

Census: Texas Has 4 of Top 5 Fastest Growing Large U.S. Cities

FINANCE | By Juan A. Lozano | May 29
Figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that four of the five fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. during the 12 months leading up to last July 1 were in Texas, including some in its sprawling suburban areas.


Finance

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

HOME | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 24
What exactly is cohousing? It's a community-focused living arrangement, where residents share space, chores and fellowship. The idea started in Denmark in the 1960s and has spread across Europe and the U.S.


Cars

Small Cars Have Highest Traffic Deaths Rates, Report Says

Small Cars Have Highest Traffic Deaths Rates, Report Says

AUTO NEWS | May 28
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says mini and small cars topped their list of vehicles with the highest number of driver deaths.


Style

Jewels of Vietnam & Cambodia and 5 Must-Pack Essentials

Jewels of Vietnam & Cambodia and 5 Must-Pack Essentials

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | May 29
Brand g Vacations returns with another spectacular 12-night itinerary through Southeast Asia that includes the Temples of Angkor Wat and the mighty Mekong River.


Health/Fitness

How Sleep Impacts Those With Metabolic Syndrome

How Sleep Impacts Those With Metabolic Syndrome

HEALTH | May 29
A new study from the American Heart Association finds sleeping less than six hours a night could more than double the risk of death for people with metabolic syndrome.


Travel

Testing Travel: Without and Without Perks

Testing Travel: Without and Without Perks

By Candice Choi, Scott Mayerowitz | May 29
Are the benefits worth the cost? The Associated Press sent two journalists on a two-day visit to Orlando, Florida - one with perks, and one without.