Gay Atlanta: The Latest

LGBTQ Festival Canceled in Haiti Amid Threats, Gov't Order

NEWS | By David McFadden | Sep 27
Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence and a subsequent prohibition by a government commissioner.

Prosecutors Charge Men After Ryan Lochte Protest On 'DWTS'

NEWS | Sep 27
Prosecutors have charged two protesters who rushed the stage of "Dancing with the Stars" in a protest against Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.

Gov. Brown Signs Landmark PrEP & PEP Education Bill

NEWS | By EDGE | Sep 27
Landmark legislation to boost awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV infection was signed into law today by California Gov. Jerry Brown, becoming the first statewide legislation of its kind.

Feds Charge Seller of Mislabeled Chinese 'Viagra Substitute'

NEWS | Sep 27
Federal prosecutors say an Alabama man who imported a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute has been charged with intentionally defrauding and misleading consumers.

Suspects, Victims in California Killings Were 'Furries'

NEWS | By Amy Taxin | Sep 27
Two men arrested in the killings of a California couple were friends with the victims' teenage daughter and attended "furry" events where some participants dress up in colorful animal costumes, according to friends and their social media pages.

Pulse Gay Club Victims' Estates to get $350,000 Each

NEWS | By Mike Schneider | Sep 27
Each of the estates of the 49 patrons killed in the gay nightclub massacre in Orlando will receive $350,000 from donations raised for the victims, an official with the OneOrlando Fund said Tuesday.

Senators Press FBI Director On Response to Terrorism Threat

NEWS | By Matthew Daly and Eric Tucker | Sep 27
Republican senators pressed FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday about whether anything more could have been done to prevent recent acts of extremist violence, including the Orlando nightclub massacre and the Manhattan bombing this month.

UK YouTuber Accused of Lying About Anti-Gay Attack Sticks to His Story

NEWS | Sep 27
A popular gay YouTuber from the U.K. who is accused of lying to police appeared in a California court Monday and pled not guilty to filing a false police report.

Adele is Still Winning: '25' Album Reaches Diamond Status

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 27
Adele's comeback album "25" has reached diamond status in less than a year.

Watch: Video for PARRI$ Single 'Fiyah'

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 27
Following the release of her explosive debut single "Nasty," Parris Goebel - AKA PARRI$ - shares the second track from her upcoming "Run & Tell Your Friends" EP: "Fiyah."


Entertainment

Review :: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

By Greg Vellante | Sep 27
Silly and stupid, though quite funny, "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" comes to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital with a wealth of equally inane bonus content.


Business

5 Assets Your Company Can Gain from Workplace Diversity

Sep 27
If you own a business today, then you may be hearing quite a bit about the importance of diversity in the workplace. However, it may surprise you that the meaning of this term is not as simple as at used to be.


Technology

Exploring Your Fantasies Through Online Dating

Sep 27
Every person has many different sides to their personality, especially when it comes to relationships. Now you can safely explore all your personal facets of love and desire.


Cars

U.S. Guidelines on Self-Driving Cars Get Good Reception at G-7

By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 27
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars and have agreed to work together on creating such standards to maintain safety.


Travel

Forest Bathing: A Mindful Walk in the Woods... And No Getting Wet

By Beth J. Harpaz | Sep 27
Interest in forest bathing is growing, with spas, resorts, retreat centers, gardens and parks offering guided "forest bathing" experiences.