Gay New York City: The Latest

Somi Petite Afrique Brings Supple Jazz Stylings to Harlem
New York City, NY

Somi Petite Afrique Brings Supple Jazz Stylings to Harlem

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Singer Somi will perform a special, one-night-only concert at Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, October 20, as part of a national performance and dialogue series on immigration in the African Diaspora.

Listen Up!: P!nk, Tegan And Sara, Haley Reinhart, Liam Gallagher, Carla Bruni

Listen Up!: P!nk, Tegan And Sara, Haley Reinhart, Liam Gallagher, Carla Bruni

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 20
P!NK releases her seventh studio album, and Carla Bruni releases her fifth. Celebrated artists do covers of Tegan & Sara's hit album. And Liam Gallagher and Haley Reinhart drop their debuts.

Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

NEWS | By Marcy Gordon and Andrew Taylor | Oct 20
Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate.

PopUps: '13 Reasons Why' Star Bares it All for V Magazine

PopUps: '13 Reasons Why' Star Bares it All for V Magazine

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
"13 Reasons Why" star Tommy Dorfman delighted his fans and 903,000 Instagram followers this week, posting a snap from a V Magazine spread.

Oldest Living Land Animal on Earth Believed to be Gay

Oldest Living Land Animal on Earth Believed to be Gay

NEWS | Oct 20
The mystery behind why a 186-year-old tortoise is childless has been solved. He's gay.

Rita Moreno, Laverne Cox Receive Outfest Legacy Awards

Rita Moreno, Laverne Cox Receive Outfest Legacy Awards

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 20
On Sunday, October 22nd, Outfest will honor Rita Moreno and Laverne Cox at their 2017 Legacy Awards.

Prominent Chefs Oppose Baker in Major Gay Rights Case

Prominent Chefs Oppose Baker in Major Gay Rights Case

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Oct 20
Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding.

SAGE Relaunches National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative Website

SAGE Relaunches National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative Website

SAGE, the nation's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT elders, has relaunched its National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative website.

Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Laws May Get Even Stricter

Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Laws May Get Even Stricter

NEWS | Oct 20
Russia's already problematic "homosexual propaganda" law could get even stricter, thanks to the Ministry of the Interior.

IWMF Honors Exemplary Female Journalists at  2017 Courage in Journalism Awards in NYC

IWMF Honors Exemplary Female Journalists at 2017 Courage in Journalism Awards in NYC

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) honored several outstanding female journalists at the 2017 Courage in Journalism Awards luncheon on October 18 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

Giant Star Wars Halloween Display In Ohio

Giant Star Wars Halloween Display In Ohio

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
A two-story, "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display is surprising people in Ohio. Nick Meyer has built a replica four-legged All Terrain Armored Transport, or AT-AT walker, nearly as tall as his home in Parma.


News

Sessions Hints 'Religious Liberty' Guidance May be Used to Discriminate

Sessions Hints 'Religious Liberty' Guidance May be Used to Discriminate

NATIONAL | Oct 20
Can federal employees or contractors use recently released guidance on "religious liberty" to deny services to LGBTQ people? Attorney General Jeff Sessions will have to get back to you on that.


Entertainment

 Review :: Becks (NewFest)
New York City, NY

Review :: Becks (NewFest)

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 19
When aspiring musician Becks drives right across the country and catches her girlfriend having sex with someone else, she know it's time to make some new life choices.

 Review :: Tom Of Finland

Review :: Tom Of Finland

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 20
Director Dome Karukoski's biopic is a well-produced project, finely acted and written, by Aleksi Bardi, with a literary -- rather than prurient -- sensibility.


Business

EU Leaders Struggle to Break Through Brexit Talks Impasse

EU Leaders Struggle to Break Through Brexit Talks Impasse

LEGAL | By Lorne Cook and Vanessa Gera | Oct 20
Leaders of Britain and the 27 other European Union members agreed Friday that much remains to be done in Brexit talks amid deep divisions about the terms of their breakup, particularly on how much London should pay in the divorce.


Technology

 In Cuba Attacks, Tourists Ask: Were We Hit, Too?

In Cuba Attacks, Tourists Ask: Were We Hit, Too?

PERSONAL TECH | Oct 20
Revelations that US personnel were hit by invisible attacks in Havana's Hotel Capri re-opened a medical mystery that had haunted Chris Allen for 3 years. While at the hotel he developed sudden-onset numbness and is convinced he was hit, too.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher | Oct 19
Autonomous vehicles may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.


Health/Fitness

Equality Caucus Shames PA Senators for Putting Transgender Kids at Risk

Equality Caucus Shames PA Senators for Putting Transgender Kids at Risk

FAMILY | Oct 19
Leaders of the legislature's LGBT Equality Caucus said the state senators who voted yesterday to deny health care to transgender young people should be ashamed of themselves.


Travel

Drag, Dining & Discovery: 36 Hours in Atlantic City

Drag, Dining & Discovery: 36 Hours in Atlantic City

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 20
Thirty-six hours at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa reveals drag shows, upscale dining, and a glimmering spark of Atlantic City's days gone by.


Nightlife

HIV Experience Resources Organization Presents 4th Annual Broadway and Ballet HERO Awards
New York City, NY

HIV Experience Resources Organization Presents 4th Annual Broadway and Ballet HERO Awards

THEATRE | Oct 16
On Monday, October 16, The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will proudly present, in association with Stage48, "The Fourth Annual Broadway and Ballet, HERO Awards."

Watch: Hayley Kiyoko Releases Video for Single 'Feelings'

Watch: Hayley Kiyoko Releases Video for Single 'Feelings'

MUSIC | Oct 20
Atlantic recording artist Hayley Kiyoko has unveiled the video for her catchy new song "Feelings" - the first track from her highly anticipated debut album