Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Supreme Court Takes on New Clash of Gay Rights, Religion

Supreme Court Takes on New Clash of Gay Rights, Religion

NEWS | Jun 26
The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado.

Support for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once Wary

Support for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once Wary

NEWS | By David Crary | Jun 26
In the two years since same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide, support for it has surged even among groups that recently were broadly opposed, according to a new national survey.

'Pharma Bro' Defies Advice to Keep Quiet Before Fraud Trial

'Pharma Bro' Defies Advice to Keep Quiet Before Fraud Trial

NEWS | By Tom Hays | Jun 26
"Pharma Bro" just won't keep his mouth shut.

Booed at Brunch, NYC Pride Crowd Heckles Nikki Haley on Sunday

Booed at Brunch, NYC Pride Crowd Heckles Nikki Haley on Sunday

NEWS | Jun 26
Oh those mean New York CIty gays. They won't let a former governor with an anti-LGBT track record have brunch in peace on LGBT Pride Day.

Remy Ma Beats Nicki Minaj at BET Awards; '90s R&B Shines

Remy Ma Beats Nicki Minaj at BET Awards; '90s R&B Shines

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 26
Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by '90s R&B and groups popular in that decade, as well as five wins for Beyonce.

Chicago Pride Parade 2017 :: June 25, 2017

Chicago Pride Parade 2017 :: June 25, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 26
Chicago Pride Parade turned forty eight this year and celebrated with over a million attendees from Chicago and the surrounding areas.

Analysis: Mississippi LGBT Law Faces More Court Scruitiny

Analysis: Mississippi LGBT Law Faces More Court Scruitiny

NEWS | Jun 26
Mississippi is in for a long court fight over constitutional questions about its law dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage. Legislators in 2016 passed House Bill 1523

AP: Authorities Delayed Investigating Gay 'Demons' Case

AP: Authorities Delayed Investigating Gay 'Demons' Case

NEWS | By Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr | Jun 26
For two years, Matthew Fenner said he pleaded with authorities to investigate his allegations that a group of fellow congregants at the Word of Faith Fellowship church had punched, slapped and choked him to expel his "homosexual demons."

Gay Pride Parades Sound a Note of Resistance - and Face Some

Gay Pride Parades Sound a Note of Resistance - and Face Some

NEWS | By Rebecca Gibian | Jun 26
Thousands of people lined the streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era.

Judge Sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dismisses Suit

Judge Sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dismisses Suit

NEWS | Jun 26
A federal judge ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing it of wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilk the federal government.


News

Trump Administration Opposing Bid for Syphilis Study Museum

Trump Administration Opposing Bid for Syphilis Study Museum

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Jun 26
The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government's infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research project.


Entertainment

Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month
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Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month

NATIONAL | Jun 19
Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) proudly takes the McCaw Hall stage for Bette, Babs &Beyoncé, belting out many of the songs made famous by this beloved trio of divas: Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, and Beyoncé Knowles.

Chance Honored by Obama, '90s Nostalgia Rules at BET Awards

Chance Honored by Obama, '90s Nostalgia Rules at BET Awards

CELEBRITIES | By Krisin M. Hall | Jun 26
The 2017 BET Awards had stumbles, from technical problems during a performance to going well over its planned three-and-a-half hour time slot during the live show held Sunday in Los Angeles.


Business

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

FINANCE | By Caroline Spiezioand Pan Pylas | Jun 25
Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union.


Technology

China Tightens Online Video Controls, Jolting Investors

China Tightens Online Video Controls, Jolting Investors

PERSONAL TECH | By Joe McDonald | Jun 25
Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues.


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.


Style

Surprised? Millennials Lack Confidence in Basic Domestic Skills

Surprised? Millennials Lack Confidence in Basic Domestic Skills

HOME | Jun 25
From installing new fixtures and fittings to wallpapering, changing a fuse or fixing a leak, research into the capabilities of 2,000 millennials saw six in ten confess they struggle to get to grips with even the most basic of DIY tasks.


Health/Fitness

Trump: Not 'That Far Off' from Passing Health Overhaul

Trump: Not 'That Far Off' from Passing Health Overhaul

NATIONAL | By Hope Yen | Jun 25
Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare."


Travel

Flower Lovers Flock to Vermont Bog for Wild Orchids

Flower Lovers Flock to Vermont Bog for Wild Orchids

By Lisa Rathke | Jun 26
Each spring and summer, a Vermont bog yields a rare spectacle - hundreds of wild orchids in bloom, drawing visitors from around the country.