Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Natalie Portman, Jonathan Safran Foer Target Factory Farming

Natalie Portman, Jonathan Safran Foer Target Factory Farming

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jun 20
Natalie Portman and Jonathan Safran Foer hope they can change the world - one dinner plate at a time.

RI Pride Festival Saturday Night Parties :: June 16, 2018

RI Pride Festival Saturday Night Parties :: June 16, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 20
The largest crowds ever packed the clubs in Providence for the RI Pride Festival Parties. Photos from Mirabar and the Block Parties at The Stable, The Dark Lady & Alley Cat, The Providence Eagle and Club EGO.

Flex Watches and Inkkas Worldwear Launch Star Wars Collection

Flex Watches and Inkkas Worldwear Launch Star Wars Collection

STYLE | Jun 20
Flex Watches and Inkkas Worldwear have collaborated with Star Wars to launch a limited-edition capsule collection of watches and shoes.

Watch: Colbert Slams Anti-LGBTQ Mass. Gubernatorial Candidate Scott Lively

Watch: Colbert Slams Anti-LGBTQ Mass. Gubernatorial Candidate Scott Lively

NEWS | Jun 20
On his "Late Show," host Stephen Colbert slams Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Scott Lively over his horrendous views on LGBTQ people.

Upon Arrival in Philadelphia, Pence Gets 'Welcome' Message from Out Lawmaker Brian Sims

Upon Arrival in Philadelphia, Pence Gets 'Welcome' Message from Out Lawmaker Brian Sims

NEWS | Jun 20
Openly gay Pennsylvania Representative Brian Sims took to social media Tuesday to give Vice President Mike Pence, who arrived in Philadelphia for a fundraiser, a "welcome" message.

3 Gay Rights Activists Shot to Death in Southern Mexico

3 Gay Rights Activists Shot to Death in Southern Mexico

NEWS | Jun 20
Mexican officials say three LGBTQ activists have been shot dead and left along a highway in the troubled southern state of Guerrero.

US Leaving UN's Human Rights Council, Cites Anti-Israel Bias

US Leaving UN's Human Rights Council, Cites Anti-Israel Bias

NEWS | By Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman | Jun 20
The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

Senator Denied Entry to See Florida Child Migrant Facility

Senator Denied Entry to See Florida Child Migrant Facility

NEWS | By Joshua Replogle and Ben Fox | Jun 20
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions.

Lewandowski on Girl with Down Syndrome: 'Wah Wah'

Lewandowski on Girl with Down Syndrome: 'Wah Wah'

NEWS | Jun 20
A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah."

Prosecutors Decline Assault Charges Against Scott Baio

Prosecutors Decline Assault Charges Against Scott Baio

NEWS | Jun 20
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Scott Baio stemming from allegations by his former "Charles in Charge" co-star that he sexually assaulted her.


News

Maddow Breaks Down Reading AP Story on 'Tender Age' Shelters

Maddow Breaks Down Reading AP Story on 'Tender Age' Shelters

NATIONAL | Jun 20
MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and sent to "tender age" shelters.


Entertainment

Split Decision: Some Praise XXXTentacion, Others Criticize

Split Decision: Some Praise XXXTentacion, Others Criticize

MUSIC | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 20
The praise and admiration for rapper-singer XXXTentacion poured in heavily following his sudden death, from the feverish fans to popular figures but others criticized his bad behavior and multiple arrests.


Business

House GOP Gets Little Direction from Trump on Immigration

House GOP Gets Little Direction from Trump on Immigration

LEGAL | By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram | Jun 20
President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is "1,000 percent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations.


Technology

Meat 2.0? Clean Meat? Spat Shows the Power of Food Wording

Meat 2.0? Clean Meat? Spat Shows the Power of Food Wording

SCIENCE | By Candice Choi | Jun 20
If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called? That question has yet to be decided by regulators, but for the moment it's pitting animal rights advocates and others against cattle ranchers in a war of words.


Cars

 Hyundai Motor, Audi Join Hands for Fuel Cell Technology

Hyundai Motor, Audi Join Hands for Fuel Cell Technology

AUTO NEWS | By Youkyung Lee | Jun 20
Hyundai Motor Group said Wednesday it signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell.


Style

For Season 2, 'Queer Eye' & Netflix Toss Out the Rulebook

For Season 2, 'Queer Eye' & Netflix Toss Out the Rulebook

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 19
"Queer Eye" returns to Netflix for its second season Friday, proving the show and the company are throwing out its rulebooks.


Health/Fitness

Pope: Abortion is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi Crimes

Pope: Abortion is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi Crimes

HEALTH | By Nicole Winfield | Jun 18
Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.


Travel

3 Prides on the Rise: Richmond, St. Louis & Colorado Springs

3 Prides on the Rise: Richmond, St. Louis & Colorado Springs

By Jill Gleeson | Jun 19
Three cities forge a path for Pride celebrations, proving that you don't need to be on either coast to revel in rainbow realness.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 16, 2018

Rhode Island Pride Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 16, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 19
The best Illuminated Pride Parade got even bigger and better this year with the most marching units ever. Check out all the fun from Rhode Island Pride.