Gay Washington: The Latest

Trump Threatens to Move RNC Without Assurances From Governor

Trump Threatens to Move RNC Without Assurances From Governor

NEWS | By Jonathan Drew | May 25
President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor doesn't immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August.

Japanese Pro-Wrestler in Popular Reality Show Dies at 22

Japanese Pro-Wrestler in Popular Reality Show Dies at 22

NEWS | May 25
Hana Kimura, a Japanese pro-wrestler who appeared in the latest series of the popular reality show "Terrace House," has died. She was 22.

Police: 'Baskets' Actor Wounded Woman, Fatally Shot Himself

Police: 'Baskets' Actor Wounded Woman, Fatally Shot Himself

NEWS | May 25
A Kentucky actor who appeared on the FX series "Baskets," and had been recently released on a rape charge shot and wounded a woman before killing himself, officers said.

States Give Few Details on Billions Spent on Virus Supplies

States Give Few Details on Billions Spent on Virus Supplies

NEWS | By David A. Lieb | May 25
States are spending billions of dollars stocking up on medical supplies such as masks and breathing machines during the coronavirus pandemic. But more than two months into the buying binge, many aren't sharing details about how much they're spending.

Trump Doubles Up with Maryland, Virginia Memorial Day Events

Trump Doubles Up with Maryland, Virginia Memorial Day Events

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | May 25
President Donald Trump booked back-to-back Memorial Day appearances despite the coronavirus pandemic, at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore.

Lock Your Cars! Vehicle Theft Spikes in COVID-19 Pandemic

Lock Your Cars! Vehicle Theft Spikes in COVID-19 Pandemic

NEWS | By Stefanie Dazio | May 25
The coronavirus hasn't been kind to car owners.

Virus Stalls Work to Keep Alive a Rare Rhino Subspecies

Virus Stalls Work to Keep Alive a Rare Rhino Subspecies

TECHNOLOGY | By Joe Mwihia and Khaled Kazziha | May 25
It's not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic.

WWE Superstar Daria Berenato Launches LGBTQ Clothing Line

WWE Superstar Daria Berenato Launches LGBTQ Clothing Line

STYLE | By Merryn Johns | May 25
WWE wrestler and mixed martial artist. Fashion entrepreneur. LGBTQ role model. It seems like nothing is out of reach for Daria Berenato, the first openly gay female wrestler in WWE history.

From Their Table to Yours: 9 Celebrated Restaurants Now Offering Take-Out and Delivery

From Their Table to Yours: 9 Celebrated Restaurants Now Offering Take-Out and Delivery

STYLE | By April Stamm | May 25
Takeout and delivery is getting a five-star makeover thanks to high-end restaurants that are quickly pivoting to stay afloat, keep their employees on the payroll, and serve their communities.

Slightly Used News :: May 25, 2020

Slightly Used News :: May 25, 2020

NEWS | May 25
"The Stud" closes (maybe), Hydroxygate goes nuclear, and how to protect yourself in a bar fight. All this and more in this week's "Slightly Used News" - tune in now!


Business

Pandemic A Boon for the Bicycle As Thousands Snap Them Up

Pandemic A Boon for the Bicycle As Thousands Snap Them Up

BUSINESS | By Olga R. Rodriguez | May 25
All around the country and the world, bicycles are selling out and officials are trying to take advantage of the growing momentum by expanding bike lanes during the pandemic.



Cars

Edmunds: Best Updated Cars for 2020

Edmunds: Best Updated Cars for 2020

CARS | By Reese Counts | May 25
A refresh varies from minor design tweaks to new engines and improved in-car tech. It's a way to keep a vehicle looking and feeling fresh after a few years on the market.



Health/Fitness

White House Imposes Coronavirus Travel Ban on Brazil

White House Imposes Coronavirus Travel Ban on Brazil

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | May 25
President Donald Trump on Sunday further limited travel from the world's coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming from Brazil, which is second to the U.S. in the number of confirmed cases.



Travel

In Race for Tourism, Greece Reopens Cafes, Island Ferries

In Race for Tourism, Greece Reopens Cafes, Island Ferries

TRAVEL | By Derek Gatopoulos | May 25
Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.



Nightlife

COVID-19 Leads to Closure of the Stud, SF's Oldest LGBT Bar

COVID-19 Leads to Closure of the Stud, SF's Oldest LGBT Bar

| By John Ferranini | May 21
The Stud, San Francisco's oldest continuously-operating LGBT club, will be closing its doors permanently, according to a news release from Honey Mahogany, a co-owner of the South of Market establishment.