Gay Ft. Lauderdale: The Latest

Home of San Francisco's 1st Same-Sex Spouses Now a Landmark

Home of San Francisco's 1st Same-Sex Spouses Now a Landmark

NEWS | May 6
The hilltop cottage belonging to a lesbian couple who were the first same-sex partners to legally marry in San Francisco has become a city landmark.

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner to Critics in Hannity Interview: 'I Move On'

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner to Critics in Hannity Interview: 'I Move On'

NEWS | By Michael R. Blood | May 6
Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that "I move on" when it comes to her critics.

Josh Duggar Granted Release as He Awaits Child Porn Trial

Josh Duggar Granted Release as He Awaits Child Porn Trial

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | May 6
A federal judge on Wednesday allowed former reality TV star Josh Duggar to be released as he awaits trial on charges that he downloaded and possessed child pornography.

Nintendo Profits Boom as People Stuck at Home Play Games

Nintendo Profits Boom as People Stuck at Home Play Games

ENTERTAINMENT | By Yuri Kageyama | May 6
Nintendo Co.'s profit for the fiscal year that ended in March jumped 86% on healthy sales of its Switch handheld machine as people stayed home due to the pandemic, turning to video games for entertainment.

Napoleon Was a 'Gay-Friendly' Emperor, Historian Claims

Napoleon Was a 'Gay-Friendly' Emperor, Historian Claims

NEWS | May 6
While France is divided about Napoleon Bonaparte's legacy on the 200th anniversary of his death, a French historian maintains that he was a 'gay friendly' emperor.

UK 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Evacuated London Nightclub After Bomb Threat

UK 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Evacuated London Nightclub After Bomb Threat

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 5
Drag ladies The Vivienne, Tia Kofi, Veronica Green and Shania Pain were on stage rehearsing for the "Drag Queens Of Pop" when police informed them of the threat.

As He Pushes the Envelope on 'SNL,' Bowen Yang Recalls his Gayest Skit

As He Pushes the Envelope on 'SNL,' Bowen Yang Recalls his Gayest Skit

Bowen Yang has had a number of milestones as a "Saturday Night Live" regular: The first Chinese American to star on the show and the first open LGBTQ performer to appear beyond one season. In a recent interview he described his gayest moment on the show.

Out Brazilian Star Paulo Gustavo Dies of COVID-19

Out Brazilian Star Paulo Gustavo Dies of COVID-19

NEWS | May 5
Brazilian actor and comedian Paulo Gustavo passed away after a two-month battle with COVID-19, leaving behind his loving husband and two children.

Diver Tom Daley Wins Two Gold Medals in Competitive Return

Diver Tom Daley Wins Two Gold Medals in Competitive Return

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | May 5
The Olympic athlete was back in familiar form after winning gold in synchronized and individual dive performances at the 2021 FINA World Cup in Tokyo.

Channing Tatum: Getting Naked Is Part of the Job

Channing Tatum: Getting Naked Is Part of the Job

Channing Tatum admitted that he keeps in shape because he has to. "As someone who works out for a job, I promise you I would not look like this unless I had to be naked in most of my movies mostly," the "Magic Mike" star said.


News

Broadway Readies Ticket Sales for a Fall Reopening

Broadway Readies Ticket Sales for a Fall Reopening

NATIONAL | By Mark Kennedy | May 5
Many Broadway productions are scrambling to resume ticket sales in the coming days to welcome theater-goers this fall after city and state leaders have green-lit a reopening of the Great White Way at full capacity by mid-September.


Entertainment

Anderson Cooper Draws Lowest Ratings as 'Jeopardy!' Guest Host

Anderson Cooper Draws Lowest Ratings as 'Jeopardy!' Guest Host

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | May 5
Out CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is a stalwart presence on the airwaves when it comes to his own new show, but he's no Alex Trebeck.


Business

Facebook Board's Trump Decision Could have Wider Impacts

Facebook Board's Trump Decision Could have Wider Impacts

NATIONAL | By Barbara Ortutay | May 5
Since the day after the deadly Jan. 6 riots on the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump's social media accounts have been silent — muzzled for inciting violence using the platforms as online megaphones.


Technology

Researchers are Cautiously Optimistic for a HIV Vaccine

Researchers are Cautiously Optimistic for a HIV Vaccine

HIV/AIDS | By Kilian Melloy | May 4
A new vaccine design approach focusing on B cells rather than T cells may be the first step toward what's been a highly elusive vaccine for HIV.


Cars

Baidu Rolls Out Paid Driverless Taxi Service in Beijing

Baidu Rolls Out Paid Driverless Taxi Service in Beijing

AUTO NEWS | May 3
Chinese tech giant Baidu rolled out its paid driverless taxi service on Sunday, making it the first company to commercialize autonomous driving operations in China.


Health/Fitness

Serious COVID Cases on Rise in Younger Adults

Serious COVID Cases on Rise in Younger Adults

HEALTH | By Will Stone | May 5
After spending much of the past year tending to elderly patients, doctors are seeing a clear demographic shift: young and middle-aged adults make up a growing share of the patients in covid-19 hospital wards.


Travel

With 100 Days to Go, WorldPride and EuroGames Forge Ahead

With 100 Days to Go, WorldPride and EuroGames Forge Ahead

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | May 4
Will the Pride flag fly at half-mast this summer as organizers cope with the fall-out of capacity restrictions at Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames?


Nightlife

Burning Man Cancels 2021 Festival in Northern Nevada Desert

Burning Man Cancels 2021 Festival in Northern Nevada Desert

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Scott Sonner | Apr 29
Burning Man organizers announced Tuesday they are canceling this summer's annual counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert for the second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pandemic.