Gay Seattle: The Latest

Ellen DeGeneres Recalls Pain, Liberation of Coming Out Show

Ellen DeGeneres Recalls Pain, Liberation of Coming Out Show

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Apr 27
Ellen DeGeneres can measure her career and personal success by several impressive yardsticks, including a popular daytime talk show and eight-year marriage to Portia de Rossi.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Chechnya's Persecution of Gay Population

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Chechnya's Persecution of Gay Population

NEWS | Apr 27
"The Holocaust teaches us what can happen when state-sponsored, group-targeted violence is allowed to go unchecked," says Museum Director Sara J. Bloomfield.

NOM Announces Date for 2017 'March for Marriage' in DC

NOM Announces Date for 2017 'March for Marriage' in DC

NEWS | Apr 27
Some people never learn their lesson. After a dismal showing at last year's March for Marriage that drew exactly 237 participants on a sunny day, NOM is back.

Watch: Harry Styles Says Gay & Women's Rights are 'Fundamental,' Not 'Political'

Watch: Harry Styles Says Gay & Women's Rights are 'Fundamental,' Not 'Political'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 27
While promoting his upcoming debut solo album, Harry Styles discussed gay and women's rights on a French talk show this week.

Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Refuses to Bow Out; Will Attend Breakfast With Anti-LGBT Speaker

Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Refuses to Bow Out; Will Attend Breakfast With Anti-LGBT Speaker

NEWS | By John McDonald | Apr 27
Despite pleas from local LGBT activists, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler is forging ahead with plans to attend an evangelical prayer breakfast this week. Focus on the Family Chief Executive Officer Jim Daly is one of the event's three featured speakers.

Kardashian-Branded Prayer Candle Leaves Some Catholics Wanting Kim Burned at the Stake

Kardashian-Branded Prayer Candle Leaves Some Catholics Wanting Kim Burned at the Stake

NEWS | Apr 27
If you don't like this Kim Kardashian product, you can always burn it.

'Yep, I'm Gay': Happy 20th Out Anniversary, Ellen DeGeneres

'Yep, I'm Gay': Happy 20th Out Anniversary, Ellen DeGeneres

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Apr 27
With a headline of "Yep, I'm Gay" on the cover of Time magazine and the same declaration on her sitcom, Ellen DeGeneres made history 20 years ago as the first prime-time lead on network TV to come out, capturing the hearts of gay and straight supporters.

Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Remove Anti-Gay Sex Ed Policy

Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Remove Anti-Gay Sex Ed Policy

NEWS | Apr 27
Alabama lawmakers could remove language that disparages homosexuality from state sexual education policy.

Gay Pennsylvania Rep Gets Even with Internet Troll by Talking to Grandma

Gay Pennsylvania Rep Gets Even with Internet Troll by Talking to Grandma

NEWS | Apr 27
An internet troll is going to get one awkward hug (or slap) from his grandmother after messing with gay Pennsylvania Rep Brian Sims On Wednesday. The dreamy lumbersexual politician's response to him on Facebook is going viral this week.

In Demme's Eclectic Career, a Nonstop Rock 'n' Roll Beat

In Demme's Eclectic Career, a Nonstop Rock 'n' Roll Beat

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Apr 27
Through Jonathan Demme's freewheeling filmmaking life sounded a steady rock 'n' roll beat.


News

Texas Policy Allowing Wrestler to Take Testosterone Upheld

Texas Policy Allowing Wrestler to Take Testosterone Upheld

SPORTS | Apr 27
A judge has upheld a Texas policy that required a transgender boy taking testosterone to compete in the girls' wrestling tournament, where he won a state title.


Entertainment

Watch: Khloe Kardashian Hasn't Spoken to Me in 2 Years, Says Caitlyn Jenner

Watch: Khloe Kardashian Hasn't Spoken to Me in 2 Years, Says Caitlyn Jenner

CELEBRITIES | Apr 27
In an interview with Andy Cohen, Caitlyn Jenner said her former stepdaughter Khloe Kardashian hasn't spoken to her in two years and opened up about her relationship with the rest of the Kardashian/Jenner family.


Business

GOP Drops U.S.-Mexico Wall Demands as Spending Talks Advance

GOP Drops U.S.-Mexico Wall Demands as Spending Talks Advance

LEGAL | By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram | Apr 27
Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border.


Technology

World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Gets Help from Tinder

World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Gets Help from Tinder

PERSONAL TECH | By Tom Odula | Apr 27
The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive.


Cars

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Apr 27
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.


Health/Fitness

HRC Announces Fellowships for 10 Young Nonprofit Leaders Working to End HIV in Hardest-Hit Areas

HRC Announces Fellowships for 10 Young Nonprofit Leaders Working to End HIV in Hardest-Hit Areas

AIDS | Apr 25
HRC announced the selection of ten outstanding, young leaders for the second year of its fellowship program focused on elevating the work of young people on the front lines of the HIV and AIDS epidemic.


Travel

Puerto Rico Adventures by Day and Night

Puerto Rico Adventures by Day and Night

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 26
Puerto Rico is chock-full of non-nocturnal adventures so epic and singular that you're not only going to want to rest up for them, you won't even mind putting that Latin lothario on ice for a couple evenings.