Gay Washington: The Latest

Michelle Obama Discusses New Memoir at Library Conference
Washington, DC

Michelle Obama Discusses New Memoir at Library Conference

NEWS | Jun 22
Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden will moderate a conversation Friday with Obama at the city's convention center.

Children Separated From Parents Held In Harlem

Children Separated From Parents Held In Harlem

NEWS | Jun 22
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says 239 children who have been separated from their parents are being held at social services facilities in Harlem.

ABC Orders 'Roseanne' Spinoff for Fall Minus Roseanne Barr

ABC Orders 'Roseanne' Spinoff for Fall Minus Roseanne Barr

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Jun 22
ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.

Jerusalem Backlash Casts Shadow Over Eurovision Contest

Jerusalem Backlash Casts Shadow Over Eurovision Contest

NEWS | By Tia Goldenberg | Jun 22
When the U.S. recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israelis hoped other countries would follow suit. Instead, the move has created a backlash. The latest setback threatens the contested city's hopes of hosting the 2019 Eurovision song contest.

Confusion Swirls on Border After Trump Reversal on Families

Confusion Swirls on Border After Trump Reversal on Families

NEWS | By Will Weissert, Susan Montoya Bryan and Colleen Long | Jun 22
Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from parents.

Muted Reaction by 'Pro-Family' Groups to Family Separations

Muted Reaction by 'Pro-Family' Groups to Family Separations

NEWS | By David Crary | Jun 22
Even as religious organizations, from liberal to conservative, denounced the Trump admin's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, some advocacy groups that depict themselves as "pro-family" declined to join in the criticism.

Melania Trump Dons 'I Really Don't Care, Do U?' Jacket

Melania Trump Dons 'I Really Don't Care, Do U?' Jacket

NEWS | By Leanne Italie and Darlene Superville | Jun 22
Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Her fashion choice carried a baffling counter-message.

New Evidence: Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's

New Evidence: Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's

Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.

Danish Sportsbrand hummel Launches LGBTQ Jersey

Danish Sportsbrand hummel Launches LGBTQ Jersey

STYLE | Jun 22
The Danish sports brand, hummel, launched a giant rainbow jersey prior to this week's match against Australia to promote tolerance and acceptance and provide specific support for the Russian LGBTQ community.

Are Sugar Worries Weighing on Starbucks Frappucino Sales?

Are Sugar Worries Weighing on Starbucks Frappucino Sales?

STYLE | By Candice Choi | Jun 22
Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons.

Inbound U.S. Flights Soon to Screen Powdered Substances

Inbound U.S. Flights Soon to Screen Powdered Substances

NEWS | Jun 22
U.S. security officials will require more screening of powdered substances in carry-on bags on international flights headed to the United States starting June 30.


Entertainment

Theater Construction Delays 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Opening to Mid-July

Theater Construction Delays 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Opening to Mid-July

THEATRE | Jun 21
As a result of a construction-related issue during the renovation of Boston's Colonial Theatre, the pre-Broadway engagement of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" has set new engagement dates for the run.


Business

How the LGBTQ Community Can Save on Travel, Dining Out and Entertainment

How the LGBTQ Community Can Save on Travel, Dining Out and Entertainment

FINANCE | By Ben Luthi | Jun 21
The results of Experian's LGBTQ Finances Survey found that members of the LGBTQ community tend to prioritize travel, eating out and entertainment more than the general population.


Technology

Alexa, I Can Trust You with My Checkbook, Right?

Alexa, I Can Trust You with My Checkbook, Right?

PERSONAL TECH | By Ken Sweet | Jun 21
Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants. But the potential to do such sensitive tasks through a smart speaker raises security concerns.


Cars

Hyundai Motor, Audi Join Hands for Fuel Cell Technology

Hyundai Motor, Audi Join Hands for Fuel Cell Technology

AUTO NEWS | By Youkyung Lee | Jun 20
Hyundai Motor Group said Wednesday it signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell.


Style

Paris Menswear Fashion Week Kicks Off

Paris Menswear Fashion Week Kicks Off

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jun 21
The fashion circus of magazine editors, bloggers, photographers and buyers cried "Bonjour Paris" Wednesday as the first full day of menswear fashion shows kicked off in the French capital.


Health/Fitness

Parents Fearful of State Law Changes for Pot Medicine

Parents Fearful of State Law Changes for Pot Medicine

HEALTH | By Kathleen Foody, P. solomon Banda | Jun 21
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a decision by the end of the month on the drug Epidiolex (a purified form of cannabidiol).


Nightlife

Garden Party @ Pier 84 :: June 18, 2018

Garden Party @ Pier 84 :: June 18, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 21
NYC's LGBTQ Center's Garden Party is a wonderful collection of restaurants and chefs that bring cheer to the city and help us all kick-off Pride week.