Gay Washington: The Latest

Cue the Music, Cue the Drama! Lee Daniels Introduces 'Star'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frazier Moore | Dec 9
The title of Lee Daniels' latest venture, "Star," might very well identify this celebrated producer-director-writer. His films include ''Precious" and "The Butler," while two seasons ago he roared into series TV with Fox's smash music drama "Empire."

Obama Orders Review of Election-Season Hacking

NEWS | By Kathleen Hennessey | Dec 9
President Barack Obama ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in U.S. elections.

Watch: You Will Be Living for This Tom of Finland Music Vid (NSFW)

A German DJ created a new music video featuring the erotic gay work from the legendary artist Tom of Finland.

PopUps: Let's All Marvel at This Nick Jonas Photo

We can all appreciate Nick Jonas' beauty.

Hero-Astronaut John Glenn to Lie in State in Ohio

NEWS | By Dan Sewell and Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Dec 9
American hero-astronaut John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio's capitol building preceding a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space.

Hollywood Legend Kirk Douglas Turns 100

Kirk Douglas is officially a centenarian.

2 Teen Girls in Morocco Acquitted of Homosexuality Charges

NEWS | Dec 9
A Moroccan judge has acquitted two teenage girls put on trial for homosexuality, charges that angered LGBT rights groups who have long argued that same-sex relationships should not be a crime.

ACT Releases Results of Women's Leadership in Residential Theaters

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Dec 9
A new study seeks to find out why so few women hold the top leadership positions in nonprofit theaters and what can be done to increase that number.

SAGE Presents the 31st Annual Toys Party to Benefit SAGE and Children's Charities

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | Dec 9
On Sunday, December 11, 2016, Robby Browne, David Tufts & Chris Kann will host the annual Toys Party to benefit Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) as well as several children's charities.

Lips Holds Annual Holiday Toy Drive for Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center 

Lips, the ultimate in drag dining, will host a not-your-ordinary Holiday Toy Drive to benefit Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center during its Dragalicious Gospel Brunch on Sunday, December 11.


News

Mike Pence Look-Alike Wears Short-Shorts, Collects Donations for Planned Parenthood

NATIONAL | Dec 9
A graphic designer and actor who happens to look a whole lot like Vice President-elect Mike Pence is hitting the streets of New York, wearing short-shorts and seeking donations for Planned Parenthood.


Entertainment

Review :: Spa Night

MOVIES | By Dale Reynolds | Dec 9
A Korean-American gay teen has to bridge his parents' culture, as well as his American one, with his sexuality.


Business

Pfizer Fined for Hiking Epilepsy Drug Price 2,600 Pct in UK

CORPORATE | By Danica Kirka | Dec 9
British regulators fined U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and distributor Flynn Pharma a record 89.4 million pounds ($112.7 million) Wednesday for increasing the cost of an epilepsy drug by as much as 2,600 percent.


Technology

Spread by Trade and Climate, Bugs Butcher America's Forests

SCIENCE | By Michael Casey and Patrick Whittle | Dec 9
Aided by global trade, warming climate and drought-weakened trees, tree-killing invaders have become one of the greatest threats to biodiversity in the United States.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

SAVING | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Cars

Car Company Offering Red Light-Reading Vehicles in Las Vegas

AUTO NEWS | By Ken Ritter | Dec 8
Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals ahead and tell the motorist how long the wait will be.


Health/Fitness

Avoiding the Impacts of Flu and Cold Season on Autoimmune-Related Ailments

HEALTH | Dec 8
Flu and cold season is quickly approaching and there isn't a soul looking forward to it. Even the healthiest people can be hit hard with the symptoms of the influenza virus and bacterial infections, those with autoimmune diseases are at even greater risk.


Travel

Italian Tourist Killed in Rio de Janeiro

Dec 9
An Italian tourist was killed Thursday in a shantytown near the center of Rio de Janeiro in an area fought over by rival drug trafficking gangs, police said.


Nightlife

Lea DeLaria Is VIP Headliner for San Diego Human Dignity Foundation Gala

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Dec 7
On Saturday, December 10, The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) holds their third annual Aston-Brooks Awards Gala at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa.