Gay Washington: The Latest

Cinespia Celebrates Pride with 'Birdcage' Screening on June 8

Cinespia Celebrates Pride with 'Birdcage' Screening on June 8

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Taft | May 23
Cinespia, LA's favorite summer event series, celebrates Pride with a screening of 'The Birdcage' on June 8.

Judge Orders File in Jussie Smollett Criminal Case Unsealed

Judge Orders File in Jussie Smollett Criminal Case Unsealed

NEWS | May 23
A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed.

'Real Housewives' Husband Wins Reprieve in Deportation Fight

'Real Housewives' Husband Wins Reprieve in Deportation Fight

NEWS | By David Porter | May 23
A federal court has ruled that the husband of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Teresa Giudice can stay in the U.S. as he appeals deportation to his native Italy.

Pelosi Questions Trump's Fitness; Time for Intervention'?

Pelosi Questions Trump's Fitness; Time for Intervention'?

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman and Zeke Miller | May 23
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi openly questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office Thursday, suggesting a family or staff "intervention" after a dramatic blow-up at a White House meeting the previous day.

'Magic Mike The Musical' Cancels Boston Run

'Magic Mike The Musical' Cancels Boston Run

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23
The producers of "Magic Mike The Musical" have cancelled a Boston engagement, saying that they don't feel the musical is ready for production.

Chautauqua County: Where to Celebrate (and Laugh) after WorldPride

Chautauqua County: Where to Celebrate (and Laugh) after WorldPride

TRAVEL | By Sarah Jaquay | May 23
For kicks and giggles, head to pastoral Chautauqua County to discover the Chautauqua Institution and Jamestown's National Comedy Center.

Like Alabama, Arkansas Public TV Didn't Air Gay Wedding 'Arthur' Episode

Like Alabama, Arkansas Public TV Didn't Air Gay Wedding 'Arthur' Episode

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23
Following in the footsteps of Alabama Public Television, Arkansas Educational Television Network announced that it did not air the premiere episode of "Arthur" Season 22 because it features a gay cartoon character marrying his partner.

What's Wrong With Those Anti-Vaxxers? They're Just Like the Rest of Us

What's Wrong With Those Anti-Vaxxers? They're Just Like the Rest of Us

The year is not half over, and the number of measles cases has now exceeded highs not seen since the U.S. was declared measles-free in 2000.

Watch: On 'SNL,' Paul Rudd & Pete Davidson Rap About 'Grace and Frankie'

Watch: On 'SNL,' Paul Rudd & Pete Davidson Rap About 'Grace and Frankie'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23
On last week's "Saturday Night Live," host Paul Rudd teamed up with Pete Davidson to rap about their favorite TV shows, including "Grace and Frankie."

Mayor Pete: I Have Things to Repent For - But Loving Chasten Isn't One of Them

Mayor Pete: I Have Things to Repent For - But Loving Chasten Isn't One of Them

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 23
Openly gay Democratic 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg stood strong in the face of attacks from the Christian right during a May 22 Q&A event, declaring he does have things to repent for - but his devotion to husband Chasten is hardly one of them.


News

GLAAD: LGBTQ Representation in Film is Up, but Not for All

GLAAD: LGBTQ Representation in Film is Up, but Not for All

CULTURE | By Lindsey Bahr | May 23
The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters.


Business

China Has More Weapons in U.S. Tariff War - but Do They Work?

China Has More Weapons in U.S. Tariff War - but Do They Work?

FINANCE | By Joe McDonald and Michael Liedtke | May 23
China's role as the main global supplier of rare earths used in smartphones, lightweight magnets, batteries and other components is leverage over Washington.


Technology

Research on Children's Health Risks in Doubt over EPA Funds

Research on Children's Health Risks in Doubt over EPA Funds

SCIENCE | By Ellen Knickmeyer | May 23
Long-running research projects credited with discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to their funding.


Finance

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

HEALTH | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 21
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.


Cars

Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

AUTO NEWS | By Cathy Bussewitz | May 22
One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports.


Health/Fitness

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

HEALTH | By Stephen Whyno | May 23
Various studies have tried to determine how many concussions there are in any given season in the NHL. There's little doubt to retired players that the total among 700-plus players over nearly 1,300 regular-season games, whatever it may be, is too much.


Travel

6 Brazilian Tourists Die of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Chile

6 Brazilian Tourists Die of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Chile

May 23
Six Brazilian tourists were found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning Wednesday inside an old apartment where they were staying in central Santiago.


Nightlife

GLSEN Respect Awards @ Cipriani 42nd Street :: May 20, 2019

GLSEN Respect Awards @ Cipriani 42nd Street :: May 20, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 21
The annual GLSEN Respect Awards were held at Cipriani 42nd Street to honor the work of student leaders, educators, community organizers, influencers, and corporations who serve as exemplary role models and have made an impact on LGBTQ youth.