Gay Ft. Lauderdale: The Latest

Alabama Supreme Court Annuls Its Ruling on Lesbian Adoption

NEWS | May 27
The Alabama Supreme Court has voided its earlier decision not to recognize a lesbian couple's adoption that was carried out in another state.

Judge Orders Johnny Depp to Stay Away From Estranged Wife

NEWS | By Anthony McCartney | May 27
A judge ordered Johnny Depp to stay away from his estranged wife after she accused the Oscar-nominated actor of repeatedly hitting her during a recent fight and leaving her face bruised.

Israeli Christian Wins First 'Miss Trans Israel' Pageant

NEWS | May 27
An Israeli from a Catholic Arab family has been crowned the winner of the country's first transgender pageant.

Justin Bieber, Skrillex Sued for Copyright Infringement

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
Justin Bieber and Skrillex have been sued for copyright infringement by singer-songwriter Casey Dienel for the multi-platinum song "Sorry."

Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Protect LGBT Students at Private Universities

NEWS | May 27
The California State Senate has approved a bill, authored by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to close a loophole that allows private universities to discriminate against students and staff based on their gender expression, or sexual orientation.

Hate Group Shows Love to Anti-LGBT Miss. Gov with Made Up Award

NEWS | May 27
The Family Research Council presented anti-LGBT Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant with an award named in honor of Samuel Adams of the American Revolution and Summer Ale fame.

SPLC Releases 'Quacks' Report on Gay 'Conversion Therapy'

NEWS | May 27
The Southern Poverty Law Center issued a report this week calling on Congress to pass a law banning the practice of gay conversion therapy.

PopUps: Bieber and DJ Martin Garrix Go On Brocation

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
Justin Bieber and pals DJ Martin Garrix and director Rory Kramer have been active on Instagram this week, snapping pics and videos of their brocation.

AIDS Action Applauds Senate Passage of Two HIV-Related Amendments

NEWS | By EDGE | May 27
This week, the Massachusetts state Senate approved two significant prevention initiatives in the State Budget.

Wachowski Sister Exists Netflix's 'Sense8,' Plus More Updates

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
BuzzFeed recently published a piece on the epic Netflix series "Sense8" and spoke to its star Jamie Clayton. In the article, the actress revealed that one of the Wachowski sisters has exited the show.


News

Will 'Clothing Required' Signs End Nude Sunbathing on Fire Island?

NATIONAL | May 27
The practice of nude sunbathing on Fire Island recently came in question when signs saying "clothing required" appeared as bookends to the area commonly referred to by locals as "The Meat Rack."


Entertainment

Review :: Garden of Evil

MOVIES | By Jake Mulligan | May 27
It's got the setting of a western, but it's far more interested in the relationships between the men who are stuck driving through it. They're a cross-section of bad matches.


Business

Citibank Paying $425M in Fines to Settle U.S. Charges on Rates

FINANCE | May 27
Citibank will pay $425 million in fines to settle federal civil charges of attempting to manipulate key benchmarks used to set interest rates for investments in derivatives and U.S. Treasury bonds as well as a range of consumer loans.


Technology

App Helps Iowa Man Get Drunken Driving Conviction Tossed

PERSONAL TECH | By Ryan J. Foley | May 27
An Iowa man's use of a smartphone application to get legal help in the middle of the night proved key in getting his drunken driving conviction overturned.


Finance

Agents Say Real Estate Market Isn't As Fun As It Used To Be

REAL ESTATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | May 26
Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that's still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse.


Style

Did Male Model Nyle DiMarco Win 'Dancing With the Stars?'

FASHION | May 25
Who won Season 22 of "Dancing With the Stars?" Was it mixed martial artist Paige VanZant, TV personality Ginger Zee or male model / "America's Next Top Model" winner Nyle DiMarco?


Health/Fitness

DKM Ambassador Coco Rocha Lights Up ESB for World Blood Cancer Day

HEALTH | May 27
International supermodel and DKMS Global Ambassador Coco Rocha participated in a ceremonial lighting of The Empire State Building in celebration of DKMS' 25th anniversary and in honor of World Blood Cancer Day.


Travel

DHS Secretary on TSA Delays: We're Not Going to Compromise Aviation Security

May 27
This Memorial Day weekend, an estimated 2.6 million people are expected to travel by air. The TSA is racing to add hundreds of workers to brace for the influx of passengers, but relief may not come fast enough.


Nightlife

What's HOT South Florida :: May 26 - 30

LOCAL EVENTS | By Scott Holland | May 26
Beautiful tile? Beautiful swimwear? Memorial Day glory or any other "Beautiful Something?" Whatever you're hoping for, you might not even know it's what you want - so check out this week's listings and see what sparks for you!