Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Netflix Announces 2 More Seasons of 'Queer Eye'

Netflix Announces 2 More Seasons of 'Queer Eye'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 19
Netflix's show "Queer Eye" says it's bringing fabulousness to the masses for two more seasons.

House Votes to Block Military Transgender Ban

House Votes to Block Military Transgender Ban

NEWS | By Andrew Taylor | Jun 19
The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service.

High School Athletes File Complaint Over Transgender Policy

High School Athletes File Complaint Over Transgender Policy

NEWS | By Dave Collins | Jun 19
Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships.

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, a Rare Safe Haven

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, a Rare Safe Haven

NEWS | By Tom Odula and Desmond Tiro | Jun 19
LGBT refugees allege they have been harassed by police in recent weeks in Kenya, which is a rare regional haven for the gay community and yet maintains that gay sex is illegal.

Wedding to Follow World Cup for US Teammates Krieger, Harris

Wedding to Follow World Cup for US Teammates Krieger, Harris

NEWS | By Ronald Blum | Jun 19
Many World Cup teammates have special bonds. The tie that binds U.S. defender Ali Krieger and American goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris is among the strongest at the tournament.

Biden Visits Stonewall Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Uprising

Biden Visits Stonewall Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Uprising

NEWS | Jun 19
Joe Biden paid a visit Tuesday to the Stonewall Inn ahead of the 50th anniversary of an uprising that helped spark the gay rights movement.

Alabama's Roy Moore to Announce US Senate Plans Thursday

Alabama's Roy Moore to Announce US Senate Plans Thursday

NEWS | By Kim Chandler | Jun 19
Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020.

'Smokelore': A Tasty History of Barbecue, Food and Culture

'Smokelore': A Tasty History of Barbecue, Food and Culture

STYLE | By Don Schanche, Jr. | Jun 19
A great deal could be written about barbecue, and much of it already has been. But this recent offering from the University of Georgia Press demonstrates there's clearly room for one more.

After Shooting, Buttigieg Says Police Must Activate Cameras

After Shooting, Buttigieg Says Police Must Activate Cameras

NEWS | Jun 19
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is telling officers after a fatal police shooting that they must activate their body cameras during any interaction with civilians.

Trump, in 2020 Campaign Mode, cCalls Democrats 'Radical'

Trump, in 2020 Campaign Mode, cCalls Democrats 'Radical'

NEWS | By Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Michael Schneider | Jun 19
Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.


Entertainment

John Cusack Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Tweet

John Cusack Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Tweet

CELEBRITIES | Jun 19
Actor John Cusack is apologizing for tweeting an anti-Semitic cartoon and quotation after defending the post, then deleting it.


Business

Was Dead Militant War Casualty or Navy SEAL's Murder Victim?

Was Dead Militant War Casualty or Navy SEAL's Murder Victim?

LEGAL | By Julie Watson and Brian Melley | Jun 19
The photo shows a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand.


Technology

Climate Talks Held As Arctic Ice Melts, Concerns Grow

Climate Talks Held As Arctic Ice Melts, Concerns Grow

SCIENCE | By Frank Jordans | Jun 18
Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming.


Finance

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jun 10
Tens of thousands of Americans each year are dropped by their insurers over payment issues, sometimes with little or no prior warning from their insurers.


Style

Milan Fashion Week: Fendi, Armani and More

Milan Fashion Week: Fendi, Armani and More

FASHION | Jun 18
Milan mainstays Fendi and Armani closed out four days of menswear previews on Monday, capping a lighter-than-usual program with some of the Italian fashion world's top labels altering their show rhythms.


Health/Fitness

Is White Meat as Bad for Your Cholesterol as Red?

Is White Meat as Bad for Your Cholesterol as Red?

HEALTH | Jun 18
A recent study found lean white meat had the same effect on cholesterol levels as lean red meat. While this might be construed as good news by lovers of red meat, more research on this topic is needed for a clearer picture.


Travel

Screeners Find Smoke Grenades in Airline Passenger's Bag

Screeners Find Smoke Grenades in Airline Passenger's Bag

Jun 18
Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger's carry-on bag as he attempted to board a flight to the Dominican Republic.


Nightlife

Providence Pride Festival :: June 15, 2019

Providence Pride Festival :: June 15, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 18
A record number of people attended the 43rd Providence Pride Festival. With the Ladies from Ru Paul's Drag Race on stage, thousands turned out for this fun filled day.