Gay Orlando: The Latest

Man Convicted of Killing Gay Banker in 90s Speaks Out After Prison Release

NEWS | Feb 11
A Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a gay banker in 1991 was released from prison in December, after serving a 23-year sentence, and is exclusively speaking out to ABC's Houston-affiliate station KTRK.

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein | Feb 11
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

W.Va. Lesbians Allegedly Called 'An Abomination' by County Clerk

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 11
When a lesbian couple from West Virginia went to get their marriage license last week, they were dismayed and humiliated to find that it came with a message of condemnation from the deputy clerk that issued it.

Even Before Controversy, Blacks Cool to Oscars Telecast

NEWS | By David Bauder | Feb 11
The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.

Detroit Youth Passages Paper Documents Social Stigma on Vulnerable Youth

NEWS | Feb 11
Detroit Youth Passages research suggests that those who reside in socially and economically marginalized places may be marked by a 'stigma of place' that influences their sense of self, daily experiences, and relations with outsiders.

Italian Pol Evokes Holocaust, Allegedly Says He'd Send a Gay Son to Furnace

NEWS | Feb 11
As the battle over civil unions for LGBT couples in Italy continues, a right wing senator is making headlines for allegedly saying that he would burn his son if he were gay.

Young Adults Swipe Right on Tinder, But is It Just a Game?

NEWS | By Tali Abrel | Feb 11
Online dating services are now hip with young adults, but not always for dating.

Gay Imam Helps Young Muslims Balance Religion, Sexuality

NEWS | By Nadine Achoui-Lesage and Greg Keller | Feb 11
Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.

Rentboy.com CEO Reportedly Working to Cut Deal on Charges

NEWS | Feb 11
The former CEO of Rentboy.com is reportedly working on cutting a plea deal after he plead not guilty Wednesday to charges of promoting prostitution and money laundering.

Indonesia Warns Messaging Apps to Drop Same-Sex Emoticons

NEWS | By Niniek Karmini | Feb 11
Indonesia's government has demanded that instant messaging apps remove stickers featuring same-sex couples, in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.


News

Save the Whales By Watching Gay Porn

NATIONAL | Feb 11
The porn video-sharing website Pornhub launched a new campaign this week, urging people to help save the whales (including sperm whales!) by watching ample amounts of porn, BuzzFeed reports.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Bound for Glory

MOVIES | By Jake Mulligan | Feb 11
Ashby's picture offers a portrait of the legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie (David Carradine,) tracking him from humble beginnings to a humble conclusion.


Business

Companies Lose Billions Buying Back Their Own Stock

FINANCE | By Bernard Condon, Matthew Craft | Feb 11
If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones with more knowledge about what's going on inside businesses than anyone else: Companies that buy their own shares.


Technology

Agencies Contend Facebook is Breaching French Privacy Laws

PERSONAL TECH | By Philippe Sotto | Feb 11
Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users, as well as non-users who are browsing the Internet.


Cars

Toyota Recalls Scion FR-S to Fix Ignition Key Problem

AUTO NEWS | Feb 11
Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand is recalling about 28,000 FR-S sports cars in North America because drivers can take the keys out of the ignition without the car being in park.


Style

Saint Laurent Palladium Show Features Glam Androgynous Style

FASHION | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 11
Bow-neck blouses aren't strictly for women anymore. Couture clothing designer Saint Laurent presented the feminine style - in silk, leather and sequins - for both genders at its rock 'n' roll-inspired runway show Wednesday in Los Angeles.


Travel

The Crown & Anchor Presents Independence 2016

Feb 11
Provincetown's The Crown & Anchor is pleased to announce passes for the week-long 4th of July celebration INDEPENDENCE 2016 are now on sale at www.onlyatthecrown.com


Nightlife

Passes for PTown's INDEPENDENCE 2016 On Sale Now

PARTIES | Feb 11
The Crown & Anchor, Provincetown's premier destination for events and entertainment, is pleased to announce passes for the week long 4th of July celebration, INDEPENDENCE 2016 are now on sale