Gay Washington: The Latest

Tuesdays with the Conways: A Hacked Account, a Nude Pic, Police, Accusations and an Apology

Tuesdays with the Conways: A Hacked Account, a Nude Pic, Police, Accusations and an Apology

NEWS | Jan 26
The very public battle between Kellyanne Conway and her 16-year old daughter Claudia came to a head this week.

Jared Leto Recalls Entering Pandemic 'Zombie Apocalypse' on Tonight Show

Jared Leto Recalls Entering Pandemic 'Zombie Apocalypse' on Tonight Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 26
On Monday, the "Dallas Buyers Club" star recalled to Jimmy Fallon what it was like entering into the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Never Rarely' Tops Spirit Awards, 'Da 5 Bloods' Leads NBRs

'Never Rarely' Tops Spirit Awards, 'Da 5 Bloods' Leads NBRs

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jan 26
The teen abortion drama "Never Rarely Sometimes Always" landed a leading seven nominations, Chadwick Boseman was posthumously nominated and women dominated the best director category in the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations announced Tuesday.

Elliot Page Files for Divorce from Wife After 3 Years of Marriage

Elliot Page Files for Divorce from Wife After 3 Years of Marriage

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 26
TMZ is reporting that Elliot Page has filed divorce from his wife Emma Portner after marrying three years ago.

Gay Trumper Brandon Straka Arrested for Participating in Capitol Insurrection

Gay Trumper Brandon Straka Arrested for Participating in Capitol Insurrection

NEWS | Jan 26
Gay Trump supporter Brandon Straka was arrested as part of the Capitol insurrection three weeks ago.

May the Force Be With Your Mail: 'Star Wars' Stamps Launch This Spring

May the Force Be With Your Mail: 'Star Wars' Stamps Launch This Spring

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 26
With 10 new character-inspired stamps, the Postal Service salutes beloved droids from the "Star Wars" galaxy and the imagination that brings these technological marvels to the screen.

Pam Ann Is Back in the Air with New Show 'Pamdemic'

Pam Ann Is Back in the Air with New Show 'Pamdemic'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jan 26
Performer Pam Ann has built her unique comedy on air travel, but with the restrictions and anxiety brought on by the pandemic, she has not been able to travel or perform. That comes to end on Jan. 28 when she brings her newest show "Pamdemic" to Florida.

Watch: After Coming Out, JoJo Siwa Says Her House was 'Swatted'

Watch: After Coming Out, JoJo Siwa Says Her House was 'Swatted'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 26
YouTube and social media sensation JoJo Siwa came out as a member of the LGBTQ community last week (she hasn't opened up about how she identifies), but the happy occasion was tainted, thanks to Internet trolls who "swatted" the 17-year-old star.

Despite JK Rowling Controversy, 'Harry Potter' TV Series Could Come to HBO Max

Despite JK Rowling Controversy, 'Harry Potter' TV Series Could Come to HBO Max

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26
HBO Max is in the midst of "exploratory conversations" regarding a spinoff series set in the "Harry Potter" universe. Pushback has already begun.

New Governor of Puerto Rico Declares State of Emergency Due to Anti-Trans, Misogynistic Violence

New Governor of Puerto Rico Declares State of Emergency Due to Anti-Trans, Misogynistic Violence

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26
The newly-installed governor of Puerto Rico has declared a state of emergency due intense anti-trans and misogynistic violence.


News

Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

NATIONAL | By Zen Soo | Jan 26
Twitter has permanently banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell's account after he continued to perpetuate the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election.


Entertainment

Review: Restored 'The Ascent' Essential for Fans of Soviet Cinema

Review: Restored 'The Ascent' Essential for Fans of Soviet Cinema

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Jan 26
Larisa Shepitko's award-winning World War II drama is now available on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection, complete with a new 4K restoration and a slew of special features.


Business

Amid COVID-19 Travel Restrictions, United Airlines Launches Travel-Ready Center

Amid COVID-19 Travel Restrictions, United Airlines Launches Travel-Ready Center

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 26
You may have a mask and hand sanitizer in hand, but if you're planning on traveling any time soon, you'll also have to navigate the maze of pandemic rulesl. United Airlines has launched a digital hub to help customers easily track what may be required.


Technology

Will a 'Vaccine Passport' Be More Valuable Than TSA Pre-Check for Future Travel?

Will a 'Vaccine Passport' Be More Valuable Than TSA Pre-Check for Future Travel?

HEALTH | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 25
A vaccine passport "could be the golden ticket to rebooting travel," but how long will it take to get the double dose, and what technology is being developed to prove it?


Cars

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

AUTO NEWS | By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Jan 21
The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.


Style

Sarah Jessica Parker and the Cosmopolitan Was Not Love at First Sip

Sarah Jessica Parker and the Cosmopolitan Was Not Love at First Sip

CELEBRITIES | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 26
"Sex and the City" catapulted the Cosmopolitan into the spotlight, but the show's star, Sarah Jessica Parker, wasn't a big fan at the onset according to a story she wrote for Grub Street.


Health/Fitness

California Reverses Stay-at-Home Order as Conditions Improve

California Reverses Stay-at-Home Order as Conditions Improve

LOCAL | By Kathleen Ronayne | Jan 26
Business owners hailed Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to lift stay-at-home orders across California in response to improving coronavirus conditions, but local health officials expressed concern that it may cause residents to let down their guard.


Travel

'Historic Snow' Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

'Historic Snow' Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

By Josh Funk | Jan 26
A major winter storm blanketed parts of the middle of the country with snow that was forecast into late Tuesday in some areas, disrupting traffic and closing some coronavirus testing sites.


Nightlife

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 23
The owner of West Hollywood gay bar Faultline has confirmed an earlier report that the establishment has closed down its longtime location. The bar will hopefully reopen elsewhere in the future.