Gay Seattle: The Latest

Texas Officer Faces Questions after Killing Woman at Home

Texas Officer Faces Questions after Killing Woman at Home

NEWS | By Jake Bleiberg | Oct 14
A white police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old black woman inside her Texas home was set to be interviewed by investigators Monday as questions and outrage grow over the shooting.

Increased Number of STDs in Hawaii Linked to Online Dating

Increased Number of STDs in Hawaii Linked to Online Dating

An increase in sexually transmitted diseases in Hawaii to the highest numbers reported in decades can be linked to the prevalence of online dating, officials said.

Ex-National Security Council Official Testifying to Congress

Ex-National Security Council Official Testifying to Congress

NEWS | By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Oct 14
Fiona Hill, a former top National Security Council expert on Russia, was testifying to Congress behind closed doors Monday.

Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate

Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Anna Maria Berry-Jester | Oct 14
One of the nation's most preventable diseases is killing newborns in ever-increasing numbers.

In or Out? Court Case on Job Bias Casts Pall on LGBT Fests

In or Out? Court Case on Job Bias Casts Pall on LGBT Fests

NEWS | By Jeff McMillan | Oct 14
National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living.

White House: Trump to Watch Violent Parody, 'Condemns It'

White House: Trump to Watch Violent Parody, 'Condemns It'

NEWS | Oct 14
The White House says President Donald Trump has yet to watch a graphically violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, but based on what he's heard, he "strongly condemns" it.

Gay and Ginger? You're in Genius Company, Study Suggests

Gay and Ginger? You're in Genius Company, Study Suggests

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14
While we in the 21st century can only wait for the day when our contributions to society take precedence over the private matter of who we love and marry, gay gingers can find in Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci a further source of pride.

Book by Fusion GPS Founders Coming Out Next Month

Book by Fusion GPS Founders Coming Out Next Month

NEWS | Oct 14
The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia have a book coming out next month.

South Korean Pop Star Sulli Found Dead at Her Home

South Korean Pop Star Sulli Found Dead at Her Home

NEWS | Oct 14
South Korean pop star and actress Sulli was found dead at her home south of Seoul on Monday, police said.

Atwood Tipped by UK Bookmakers to Win Fiction's Booker Prize

Atwood Tipped by UK Bookmakers to Win Fiction's Booker Prize

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 14
Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is bookmakers' favorite to win the coveted fiction trophy for a second time Monday for "The Testaments," her follow-up to dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale."


News

Brexit Talks Face Uphill Struggle as Deadline Looms

Brexit Talks Face Uphill Struggle as Deadline Looms

INTERNATIONAL | By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert | Oct 14
Britain and the European Union said Monday that Brexit talks were making progress — but not yet enough to ensure a deal by the end of the month.


Entertainment

Seattle Queer Film Festival Scheduled Guests Announced
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Seattle Queer Film Festival Scheduled Guests Announced

MOVIES | Oct 11
Three Dollar Bill Cinema has announced the full lineup of guests scheduled to attend the 24th Annual Seattle Queer Film Festival running October 10-20, 2019 at Northwest Film Forum, SIFF Cinema Egyptian, and Gay City: Seattle's LGBTQ Center.

 Review :: Carmen & Lola

Review :: Carmen & Lola

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 14
Two teenage gypsy girls living in an ultra-conservative community fall in love, which could end very badly for them and their families.


Business

Economists Who Study Poverty Win Nobel Prize

Economists Who Study Poverty Win Nobel Prize

FINANCE | By Jan M. Olsen and Aleksandar Ljubojevic | Oct 14
The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded Monday to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for pioneering new ways to alleviate global poverty.


Technology

Census Bureau Seeks State Data, Including Citizenship Info

Census Bureau Seeks State Data, Including Citizenship Info

PERSONAL TECH | By Mike Schneider | Oct 14
The U.S. Census Bureau is asking states for drivers' license records that typically include citizenship data after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked plans to include a citizenship question in its 2020 population count.


Finance

Is Premium Economy Airfare Worth the Money?

Is Premium Economy Airfare Worth the Money?

SAVING | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Sep 25
As coach travel gets more cramped, airlines have added "premium economy" sections that promise more space and comfort — often at a substantially higher price.


Cars

Subaru Recalls Some Forester Vehicles Due to Airbag Issue

Subaru Recalls Some Forester Vehicles Due to Airbag Issue

AUTO NEWS | Oct 11
Subaru is recalling more than 350,000 Forester vehicles with heated seats because an electrical connection in the front passenger seat may loosen and deactivate the airbag even though the seat is occupied.


Style

For Huda Kattan, Beauty Has Become a Billion-Dollar Business

For Huda Kattan, Beauty Has Become a Billion-Dollar Business

CORPORATE | By Malak Harb | Oct 14
From a humble start of leaving the world of finance to write a beauty blog, Huda Kattan now has become one of the most recognizable names in makeup around the world.


Nightlife

Disney Gay Days Anaheim  :: October 4-6, 2019

Disney Gay Days Anaheim :: October 4-6, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 10
Over 30,000 members of the LGBTQ community donned their red t-shirts and rainbow mickey ears for the 22nd annual Disney Gay Days Anaheim, where the happiest place on earth became the gayest place on earth.