Gay Washington: The Latest

'OITNB' Star Says Media Needs to Represent Full-Figured Women

ENTERTAINMENT | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Sep 29
"Orange is the New Black" star Danielle Brooks has teamed with Refinery29 for its campaign to make full-figured women more visible in media.

Rihanna Takes on Paris Fashion Week

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Sep 29
New designer debuts from powerhouses Lanvin and Saint Laurent - and popstar Rihanna's first Paris catwalk show for Fenty Puma - marked the start of Spring-Summer 2017 shows in the City of Light.

Gay Publications Next, Frontiers, FunMaps & Florida Agenda Cease Operations

NEWS | Sep 29
It looks like it may be the end of the line for a number of long-standing gay publications. Florida Agenda, New York's Next Magazine, FunMaps and Frontiers in Los Angeles have ceased operations.

Evangelical Pundit Praying for Katy Perry After 'Perverse' Nude Voting Video

NEWS | Sep 29
Katy Perry's now-viral Funny or Die National Voter's Registration Day video that had the "Firework" singer registering and voting in the nude has sent one evangelical pundit into a prayer frenzy.

Schwarzenegger's Dad Suspected He Was Gay as a Teen and Beat Him

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 29
It's tough to imagine anyone taking a belt and beating The Terminator or Conan the Barbarian because they suspected they were gay. And yet, that's exactly what happened.

Train Crashes Into New Jersey Station; Injuries Reported

NEWS | Sep 29
A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing an unknown number of injuries. Witnesses reported seeing one woman trapped under concrete and many people bleeding.

PopUps: Miley Cyrus Fills In as Host While Ellen is Sick

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 29
No, it's not "The Miley Cyrus Show." At least, not for long!

2 Gay Bars Robbed in Same Night, Ariz. Police Say

NEWS | Sep 29
Police from Phoenix, Ariz. say two different gay bars in the city were the site of armed robberies on the same night earlier this week.

Brain Freeze? Gary Johnson Can't Name Favorite World Leader

NEWS | By Josh Lederman and Patrick Mairs | Sep 29
Call it a brain freeze, another "Aleppo moment," or a mere campaign stumble, but Gary Johnson has stumbled again in his quixotic presidential campaign.

Alec Baldwin's Very Big Deal: Playing Donald Trump On 'SNL'

NEWS | Sep 29
"Saturday Night Live" has made a YUGE decision: It has chosen Alec Baldwin to impersonate GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.


News

Officer Involved In Deadly Confrontation Was Sex-Suit Target

Sep 29
One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.


Business

Sandwich Chain Cosi Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Sep 29
Cosi, the restaurant chain known for its flatbread sandwiches, said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday and is seeking to sell itself to its lenders.


Technology

Brits Obsessed with Foodie Social Media

Sep 29
Rather than cooking for the enjoyment of it, a fifth of British adults admit to regularly making a nice looking meal with the sole purpose of posting it on sites such as Instagram, Facebook or Pinterest.


Cars

Disabled Man Gets License, Shows Driverless Tech's Potential

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 29
Fully driverless cars are expected to reach U.S. roads in the next five to ten years, and the disabled community is eager for their arrival.


Health/Fitness

5 South Beach Sites with Zika-Infected Mosquitoes Identified

By Jennifer Kay | Sep 28
The first Zika-infected mosquitoes to be trapped on the U.S. mainland were caught in residential South Beach neighborhoods, Miami-Dade County officials announced Wednesday.


Travel

Scotland: The Skye's the Limit

By Michelle Locke | Sep 29
Luckily, even a short stay is long enough to glimpse why the Misty Isle of Skye is one of Scotland's most popular tourist attractions.


Nightlife

Samantha Bee, Sarah Silverman at Lady Parts Justice Golden Probe Awards

By EDGE | Sep 28
On October 2, Lady Parts Justice will present their Golden Probe Awards, a satirical awards ceremony honoring "Outstanding Achievements" in sexism and anti-choice extremism.