Gay Fire Island: The Latest

Jordan to Cancel 'Marry The Victim' Clause Shielding Rapists

Jordan to Cancel 'Marry The Victim' Clause Shielding Rapists

NEWS | By Alice Su | Jun 24
A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor."

Mueller And Comey not as Close as Trump and Others Suggest

Mueller And Comey not as Close as Trump and Others Suggest

NEWS | By Eric Tucker And Jake Pearson | Jun 24
President Donald Trump and his associates are trying to draw attention to the relationship between special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey. True or false?

Lawyers Seek to Free Inmate Featured in 'Making A Murderer'

Lawyers Seek to Free Inmate Featured in 'Making A Murderer'

NEWS | Jun 24
Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced.

For 'Okja,' Growing A GMO Pig from Page to Screen

For 'Okja,' Growing A GMO Pig from Page to Screen

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon Ho's "Okja" is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, weigh six tons. It looks most like a hippo, but it has big floppy dog ears and moves a little like an elephant.

Freshman Series 'Downward Dog' Canceled by ABC

Freshman Series 'Downward Dog' Canceled by ABC

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
ABC's freshman sitcom "Downward Dog" has been canceled by ABC, the show's executive producer said.

Depp's 'Assassin' Comments the Latest in Celebrity Anger

Depp's 'Assassin' Comments the Latest in Celebrity Anger

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jun 24
Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president.

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill - Enough to Sink It

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill - Enough to Sink It

NEWS | By Alan Fram And Regina Garcia Cano | Jun 24
Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday.

Trump Labors To Make Mueller-Comey Tie a Key Talking Point

Trump Labors To Make Mueller-Comey Tie a Key Talking Point

NEWS | By Eric Tucker And Jake Pearson | Jun 24
Robert Mueller, the somber-faced and demanding FBI director who led the bureau through the Sept. 11 attacks, and James Comey, his more approachable and outwardly affable successor, may be poles apart stylistically.

Can't Wear Shorts to Work? Wear a Dress

Can't Wear Shorts to Work? Wear a Dress

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 23
When a heat wave hit England this week, an office worker decided to beat the heat by wearing shorts to work, only to be sent home.

Madrid Hosts - and Debates - Global Gay Pride

Madrid Hosts - and Debates - Global Gay Pride

NEWS | By Aritz Parra | Jun 23
Madrid is gearing up to be the world capital of gay pride, a colorful mixture of commercialism and all-night partying that has brought vindication for sexual and gender diversity and created fissures among LGBT activists.


News

Twin Cities Pride Officials Apologize, Will Let Police March

Twin Cities Pride Officials Apologize, Will Let Police March

PRIDE | By Steve Karnowski | Jun 23
Twin Cities Pride Parade organizers apologized for asking law enforcement to minimize their participation in the annual event in downtown Minneapolis due to tensions over the shooting of Philando Castile, and said officers are welcome to march after all.


Entertainment

 Review :: Uncle Vanya
Fire Island, NY

Review :: Uncle Vanya

THEATRE | By Jonathan Leaf | Jun 21
The Vaktaghnov State Academic Theatre's production of "Uncle Vanya" came to New York City Center for a limited run.

Watch: NYC Mayor Proclaims June 22 'Laverne Cox Day'

Watch: NYC Mayor Proclaims June 22 'Laverne Cox Day'

CELEBRITIES | Jun 23
As of Thursday, in New York City June 22 will be known as Laverne Cox Day.


Business

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

FINANCE | By Bob Christie | Jun 23
Bank of America Corp. will repay tens of thousands of released Arizona prison inmates for what advocacy groups say were excessive charges to access money on debit cards they received when they got out of prison.


Technology

Google Promises YouTube Crackdown on Online Extremism

Google Promises YouTube Crackdown on Online Extremism

PERSONAL TECH | Jun 23
Google is promising to be more vigilant about preventing terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos from appearing on its YouTube site amid intensifying criticism about the internet's role in mass violence.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 22
Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. to China, where it already makes the Focus for Chinese buyers.


Style

Slow the Signs of Aging With Sun Protection

Slow the Signs of Aging With Sun Protection

HEALTH | Jun 23
As Pride season begins, some may be hoping to show off a tan. While these individuals may believe tanning makes them more beautiful, this habit can actually damage their skin in the long run.


Health/Fitness

Female Legislators Rise Up Against Closed Door AHCA

Female Legislators Rise Up Against Closed Door AHCA

HEALTH | Jun 23
Prompted to anger by the closed-door negotiations of Republican men on the secretive Senate version American Health Care Act, female legislators are speaking out about the right to universal health care, and the need to protect women and girls.


Nightlife

Levity & Justice for All 2 Honors Kate Clinton
Fire Island, NY

Levity & Justice for All 2 Honors Kate Clinton

On June 22, LPAC again will gather the top lesbian comics in New York City to celebrate our community, stand up to those who would ignore our power, and laugh at Donald Trump.

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 22
After the parade ended the parties at the clubs got started. Here are some fun photos from the Providence Eagle, The Dark Lady/Alley Cat, The Stable, EGO and Mirabar.