Gay Washington: The Latest

Nebraska Panel Considers Bill to Protect LGBT Workers

Nebraska Panel Considers Bill to Protect LGBT Workers

NEWS | By Julia Shumway | Feb 24
Supporters of a bill that aims to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Nebraska residents from discrimination in the workplace packed a hearing room at the state Capitol Wednesday to urge a legislative committee to approve the measure.

In Cancer Prevention Month, AICR Launches Free Program for Weight Loss, Better Health, and Cancer Prevention

In Cancer Prevention Month, AICR Launches Free Program for Weight Loss, Better Health, and Cancer Prevention

For individuals working to lose weight, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is launching a weight-loss program to help people develop lifelong health habits.

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opiods

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opiods

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kyle Potter | Feb 24
In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem.

Montana Officials Alarmed As They Fight Surge in Meth Use

Montana Officials Alarmed As They Fight Surge in Meth Use

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Bobby Caina Calvan | Feb 24
Panelists at a drug summit convened Saturday by the Montana Legislature said resources are being strained because of a widening prevalence of the drug.

Tish Hyman Brings Soulful Sound to The Dinah

Tish Hyman Brings Soulful Sound to The Dinah

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 24
Tish Hyman takes a break from her busy music-making schedule to perform at Club Skirts The Dinah on April 1.

Karl Lagerfeld Calls Meryl Streep Cheap, Starts WWIII

Karl Lagerfeld Calls Meryl Streep Cheap, Starts WWIII

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 24
Ryan Murphy may have just found the inspiration for the next season of "Feud."

Ellen, Wal-Mart Give Scholarships to School's Senior Class

Ellen, Wal-Mart Give Scholarships to School's Senior Class

NEWS | Feb 24
Ellen DeGeneres has handed out college scholarships to the entire senior class of a New York City charter school.

Minneapolis Women Line Up For 'She Persisted' Tattoo

Minneapolis Women Line Up For 'She Persisted' Tattoo

STYLE | Feb 24
So many women showed up at a Minneapolis tattoo parlor for a permanent reminder of female solidarity that it had to turn away some latecomers.

PopUps: Bieber Explains 'Pee Stain' on $700 Sweat Pants

PopUps: Bieber Explains 'Pee Stain' on $700 Sweat Pants

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 24
Justin Bieber found himself in the tabloids this week because of an unfortunate stain on his sweat pants.

The Internet is Thirsty for this Pic of Justin Trudeau's Butt

The Internet is Thirsty for this Pic of Justin Trudeau's Butt

NEWS | Feb 24
Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau gave the Internet a good reason for using the peach emoji this week.


News

Steve Bannon Attacks Media, Touts Trump

Steve Bannon Attacks Media, Touts Trump

POLITICS | Feb 24
President Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon made a rare public appearance Thursday, doubling down his attacks on the media and touting Mr. Trump's early record in office.


Entertainment

 Review :: Watch on the Rhine
Washington, DC

Review :: Watch on the Rhine

THEATRE | By Rachel Breitman | Feb 20
In this timely story of Washington, D.C. on the verge of the Second World War, a family must confront the dark international intrigue unfolding in their sunny living room.

 Review :: My Life As A Zucchini

Review :: My Life As A Zucchini

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Feb 24
"My Life as a Zucchini" is a compassionate and charming stop-motion film. At just 70 minutes, it carries as much richness and scrutiny as a three-hour drama. A beautiful ode to friendship that deals in both sadness and sincerity.


Business

White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana

White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana

LEGAL | By Sadie Gurman | Feb 24
The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown.


Technology

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

PERSONAL TECH | By Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 24
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military - information warfare troops.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Style

Milan Fashion Week: Gucci Goes Otherworldly

Milan Fashion Week: Gucci Goes Otherworldly

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Feb 24
Milan fashion designers launched six days of fall-winter fashion previews Wednesday, as the long-accepted runway format undergoes challenges like never before.


Travel

Kenya Cleared for Direct Flights to the U.S. After a Decade

Kenya Cleared for Direct Flights to the U.S. After a Decade

Feb 24
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says Kenya has complied with international safety standards and can have direct flights to the U.S. after waiting for more than a decade.


Nightlife

Patti LaBelle and More to Play 'Pride Island'  the Biggest Live Music Event in NYC Pride History

Patti LaBelle and More to Play 'Pride Island' the Biggest Live Music Event in NYC Pride History

PRIDE | Feb 22
From legendary soul singers to indie pop bands, NYC Pride announces a new 3-day cultural experience featuring Patti LaBelle, Tegan and Sara, and Years & Years taking place from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Pier 26.