Gay Washington: The Latest

Schumer's 'Cave'? Shutdown Deal Puts Spotlight on Dem Leader

Schumer's 'Cave'? Shutdown Deal Puts Spotlight on Dem Leader

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Steve Peoples | Jan 22
Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he's becoming the face of the Democratic retreat.

Brazil, Long  the Most Lethal Nation for LGBTQs, Gets Deadlier

Brazil, Long the Most Lethal Nation for LGBTQs, Gets Deadlier

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 22
Anti-LGBTQ violence in Brazil has been high for years, as has the nation's level of violence overall, but new research shows that in 2017 the nation's homophobic brutality jumped even more.

Pope Apologizes to Abuse Victims, but Defends Chilean Bishop

Pope Apologizes to Abuse Victims, but Defends Chilean Bishop

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Jan 22
Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show "proof" to be believed, saying he realized it was a "slap in the face" to victims that he never intended.

Pence Calls Report on Trump Affair with Adult Film Star 'Baseless'

Pence Calls Report on Trump Affair with Adult Film Star 'Baseless'

NEWS | Jan 22
Vice President Mike Pence says reports that an adult film star had an alleged affair with President Donald Trump are "baseless allegations."

NBC's Megyn Kelly Says Jane Fonda has 'No Business' Lecturing Her

NBC's Megyn Kelly Says Jane Fonda has 'No Business' Lecturing Her

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 22
NBC's Megyn Kelly says Jane Fonda "has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive" after the actress criticized her for bringing up the subject of plastic surgery in an interview last September.

Big! Gay! Men! :: Convergence.NYC

Big! Gay! Men! :: Convergence.NYC

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 22
There is a facet of Gay Love that is making strides, slowly but steadily: The plus-size love of a large man for one of similar size, or more average size, sometimes referred to as chubs and chasers.

It's All About Perspective in Steven Soderbergh's Innovative Murder Mystery 'Mosaic'

It's All About Perspective in Steven Soderbergh's Innovative Murder Mystery 'Mosaic'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 22
Steven Soderbergh's innovative whodunit "Mosaic," starring the marvelous Sharon Stone, first launched as an app but HBO will air the traditional TV version over five consecutive nights, starting Jan. 22.

In Wake of #MeToo Movement, Gay Porn Actor Tegan Zayne Accuses Fellow Performer Topher DiMaggio of Rape

In Wake of #MeToo Movement, Gay Porn Actor Tegan Zayne Accuses Fellow Performer Topher DiMaggio of Rape

NEWS | Jan 22
Taking to Twitter Sunday and using the hashtag #MeToo, gay porn actor Tegan Zayne accused fellow performer Topher DiMaggio of raping him. DiMaggio denied the allegations.

Watch: Cardi B Defends Fiance Rapper Offset Over Anti-Gay Lyrics

Watch: Cardi B Defends Fiance Rapper Offset Over Anti-Gay Lyrics

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 22
Breakout rapper Cardi B defended her fiancè, rapper Offset of the Atlanta rap group Migos, after he came under fire for rapping a lyric deemed anti-gay.

AP Exclusive: New Rules Govern Handling of Oscar Envelopes

AP Exclusive: New Rules Govern Handling of Oscar Envelopes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Jan 22
After taking responsibility for the epic best picture flub at the Oscars last year, Tim Ryan of PwC got down to business.


News

Debate on in Massachusetts Over Safe Sites for Drug Users

Debate on in Massachusetts Over Safe Sites for Drug Users

HEALTH | By Steve LeBlanc | Jan 22
The idea may seem jarring at first: Creating safe spaces where drug users can shoot up under the watchful eye of staff trained in helping counter the effect of potentially fatal overdoses - all with the approval of public health officials.


Entertainment

 Review :: A Night with Janis Joplin

Review :: A Night with Janis Joplin

THEATRE | By Kelly May | Jan 22
On January 19, Boston celebrated Janis Joplin's birthday at the Shubert Theatre with the touring show "A Night with Janis Joplin." A talented group of performers and a warm crowd made for a perfect evening.


Business

White House Defends Ad Calling Dems 'Complicit' in Killings

White House Defends Ad Calling Dems 'Complicit' in Killings

LEGAL | Jan 22
The White House is defending a tough new ad by President Donald Trump's re-election campaign that says Democrats will be "complicit" in any killings committed by immigrants in the U.S. illegally.


Cars

14 Automakers List More Models in Takata Recall

14 Automakers List More Models in Takata Recall

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 21
U.S. safety regulators have released models from 14 different automakers that are being recalled to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.


Style

Paris Fashion Week: Dior, Thom Browne & More

Paris Fashion Week: Dior, Thom Browne & More

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 22
Designer Kris Van Assche travelled back in a fashion time machine Saturday while Robert Pattinson explained the importance of clothes for acting roles as he attended Dior Homme's Paris menswear collection.


Health/Fitness

Smoking - Beginning of the End?

Smoking - Beginning of the End?

HEALTH | Jan 21
US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers.


Travel

Tourism Booming in Cuba Despite Tougher Trump Policy

Tourism Booming in Cuba Despite Tougher Trump Policy

By Andrea Rodriguez | Jan 22
Travel to Cuba is booming from dozens of countries, including the U.S. And the tourism dollars from big-spending Americans seem to be heading into Cuba's state sector and away from private business.


Nightlife

Super Trade @ Schimanski :: January 15, 2018

Super Trade @ Schimanski :: January 15, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 15
Brian Rafferty Productions brought Super Trade to Brooklyn's Schimanski on MLK weekend with DJ Dani Toro from Barcelona and special guest Lindsay Lohan.