Gay Washington: The Latest

Over 6,000 People Tell President Trump That Trans Elders Count

Over 6,000 People Tell President Trump That Trans Elders Count

NEWS | Jul 25
A bipartisan group of 75 members of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday told the Trump administration that it cannot erase transgender elders from a national survey that allocates billions of dollars to vital elder services.

Opioid Epidemic Hits Nearly All Age Groups in Both Rural and Urban U.S. Areas

Opioid Epidemic Hits Nearly All Age Groups in Both Rural and Urban U.S. Areas

In rural areas around the country from 2007-2016, private insurance claim lines with opioid abuse and dependence diagnoses were found in every age group from 13-18 years to over 80 years, and in urban areas, in every age group from 13-18 years.

Texas Mulls Revived 'Bathroom Bill' Despite Uncertain Odds

Texas Mulls Revived 'Bathroom Bill' Despite Uncertain Odds

NEWS | Jul 25
Texas senators have begun an emotionally charged floor debate over a revived "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.

MSF Sounds Alarm Over High Numbers of People Dying from AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

MSF Sounds Alarm Over High Numbers of People Dying from AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

NEWS | Jul 25
Doctors Without Borders says an unacceptably high number of people from sub-Saharan Africa have been left out of the global HIV response.

PopUps: Go-Go-Dancer Turned Designer Matthew Camp Bares it All on Instagram (NSFW)

PopUps: Go-Go-Dancer Turned Designer Matthew Camp Bares it All on Instagram (NSFW)

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 25
The thirst is real.

amfAR's Kenneth Cole Launches End AIDS Coalition at 9th International AIDS Conference on HIV Science

amfAR's Kenneth Cole Launches End AIDS Coalition at 9th International AIDS Conference on HIV Science

NEWS | Jul 25
Today at the IAS, Kenneth Cole launched the End AIDS Coalition (EAC) - a collaboration working together to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

Watch: Gay Porn Star Colby Keller Explains Why He Voted for Trump (Again)

Watch: Gay Porn Star Colby Keller Explains Why He Voted for Trump (Again)

NEWS | Jul 25
Gay porn star Colby Keller is again explaining why he voted for Donald Trump last year.

Johnson & Johnson Announces Encouraging First-in-Human Clinical Data for Investigational HIV Preventive Vaccine

Johnson & Johnson Announces Encouraging First-in-Human Clinical Data for Investigational HIV Preventive Vaccine

NEWS | Jul 25
Johnson & Johnson announced encouraging first-in-human clinical data for an investigational HIV-1 vaccine regimen in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

Fire Island Dance Festival Brings Weekend of Unforgettable Dance to the Pines

Fire Island Dance Festival Brings Weekend of Unforgettable Dance to the Pines

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 25
A bright summer sun shimmered across the Great South Bay as renowned dance companies, acclaimed choreographers and three standing-room-only audiences came together at this year's Fire Island Dance Festival.

Advances In Vaccine And Treatment Research Open New Doors In The Fight Against HIV

Advances In Vaccine And Treatment Research Open New Doors In The Fight Against HIV

NEWS | Jul 25
Researchers announced encouraging developments across several critical areas of HIV research at an official press conference at IAS 2017, including a promising vaccine candidate.


News

Italian Couple Says B&B Refused Them Because They're Gay

Italian Couple Says B&B Refused Them Because They're Gay

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 25
A gay couple from Naples, Italy claims a bed and breakfast in Santa Maria, a coastal village in the southern Italian Vibo Valentia province, denied them entry because of their sexuality.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Daily Show Correspondents at the Kennedy Center
Washington, DC

Review :: The Daily Show Correspondents at the Kennedy Center

CULTURE | By Rachel Breitman | Jul 24
"The Daily Show" correspondents and writers Roy Wood Jr., Ronny Chieng, and Gina Yashere brought their focus to DC.

 Review :: Girls - The Final Season

Review :: Girls - The Final Season

TELEVISION | Jul 25
The endless ups and downs that the four main characters in "Girls" have been rolling with since they left college and set out to pursue their dreams in the big city have come to a close in the sixth and final season.


Business

GOP Favor Dropping Tax Beneficial to Blue States

GOP Favor Dropping Tax Beneficial to Blue States

FINANCE | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Jul 25
Republicans aren't usually big on raising taxes, but they're really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes. Why? A look at the states that benefit the most from the tax break helps explain it - they are all Democratic.


Cars

Australian Consumer Watchdog Investigates Air Bag Recall

Australian Consumer Watchdog Investigates Air Bag Recall

AUTO NEWS | Jul 25
Australia's consumer watchdog said on Monday it was urgently seeking information from the government regulator and car manufacturers after a magazine reported that recalled Takata air bags were being replaced by faulty air bags.


Style

Finding Food and Fun in the Finger Lakes

Finding Food and Fun in the Finger Lakes

FOOD/DRINK | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 25
Discover the Finger Lakes -- an entire region peppered with vineyards and tasting rooms showcasing New York State wines, ciders, and spirits, terrific restaurants, and plenty of history and culture to work up an appetite.


Health/Fitness

Britain Eases Rules for MSM to Donate Blood

Britain Eases Rules for MSM to Donate Blood

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
The UK government has changed the rules regarding blood donations by men who have sex with men (MSM). From now on, they will be able to donate blood within three months of sexual activity, instead of 12 months.


Travel

LA Side Trip: Pasadena's Art, Gardens & History

LA Side Trip: Pasadena's Art, Gardens & History

By Eva Parziale | Jul 25
Most visitors to Los Angeles head to Hollywood, Venice Beach or Santa Monica. But if you're in the mood for stunning gardens, first-class art and historic architecture without the crowds and traffic, consider Pasadena.