Gay Atlanta: The Latest

Lizzio or Billie Eilish? Handicapping the Upcoming Grammy Slugfest

Lizzio or Billie Eilish? Handicapping the Upcoming Grammy Slugfest

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | Jan 24
I am great at predicting award shows, but I am terrible at predicting the Grammys. Most pundits are, it seems, year after year, nothing ever goes according to plan.

Lawsuit Over Popular 'S-Town' Podcast Headed to Mediation

Lawsuit Over Popular 'S-Town' Podcast Headed to Mediation

NEWS | Jan 24
A lawsuit over the hit podcast "S-Town," which tells the story of a man's troubled life and death in rural Alabama, is headed to mediation.

Ewan McGregor Says 'Star Wars' TV Series Still on Despite Reports

Ewan McGregor Says 'Star Wars' TV Series Still on Despite Reports

ENTERTAINMENT | By Amanda Lee Myers | Jan 24
Ewan McGregor says any delay in completing work on in his new Obi-Wan Kenobi "Star Wars" streaming series will be brief and is aimed at making it better.

Trump, a Late Convert to Cause, to Join Anti-Abortion Rally

Trump, a Late Convert to Cause, to Join Anti-Abortion Rally

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Jan 24
It was just four years ago that a political committee supporting one of Donald Trump's Republican rivals unveiled an ad slamming his views on abortion, complete with footage from a 1999 interview in which he declared, "I am pro-choice in every respect."

Top Obama Fundraiser Backs Biden in 2020 Contest

Top Obama Fundraiser Backs Biden in 2020 Contest

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Jan 24
One of former President Barack Obama's top fundraisers endorsed Joe Biden on Friday, a pledge of support that's likely to boost the former vice president's ability to raise cash for his 2020 campaign.

'GLOW' Star Betty Gilpin to Play Ann Coulter on 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'

'GLOW' Star Betty Gilpin to Play Ann Coulter on 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 24
Betty Gilpin, star of Netflix's "GLOW," has been cast to play conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter for the upcoming FX series "Impeachment: American Crime Story," which will follow the President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky sex scandal.

Ohio Judge Apologizes for Writing Homophobic Letters in '90s

Ohio Judge Apologizes for Writing Homophobic Letters in '90s

NEWS | Jan 24
A judge in northwest Ohio deeply apologized Thursday for a pair of homophobic letters-to-the-editor he wrote to his college newspaper in the 1990s.

Family of Teen Expelled for Rainbow Cake 'Lifestyle Violation' Now Suing School

Family of Teen Expelled for Rainbow Cake 'Lifestyle Violation' Now Suing School

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24
The parents of a Kentucky high schooler who was expelled from her Christian school after a photo of her posting with a rainbow-themed birthday cake went up on social media are now suing the school.

More Airport Screening Passengers Amid China Virus Outbreak

More Airport Screening Passengers Amid China Virus Outbreak

NEWS | By David Rising | Jan 24
More airports are beginning to screen passengers arriving from China amid growing concerns Friday over the outbreak of a new virus there that has already killed more than two dozen people and sickened hundreds.

Could Mammograms Screen for Heart Disease?

Could Mammograms Screen for Heart Disease?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By American Heart Association | Jan 24
By screening for breast cancer, mammography has helped save hundreds of thousands of lives. Using the test to also screen for heart disease might someday help save many thousands more.


Entertainment

 Review :: 'Leaving The Blues' Celebrates Gay, Jazz Great Alberta Hunter

Review :: 'Leaving The Blues' Celebrates Gay, Jazz Great Alberta Hunter

THEATRE | By Rob Urbinati | Jan 24
A tender heart beats inside Jewelle Gomez' "Leaving The Blues," along with an impassioned, insistent plea for tolerance in the face of bigotry, in this case, the career of blues singer Alberta Hunter.


Business

NY Lawsuit Targets Shuttered Sex Marketplace Backpage

NY Lawsuit Targets Shuttered Sex Marketplace Backpage

LEGAL | By Karen Matthews | Jan 24
A woman who says she was exploited for years starting at age 12 by a sex trafficker who used the shuttered website Backpage.com to sell her is suing the founders of the site under New York's Child Victims Act.


Technology

'Magic' Gloves Let Acclaimed Brazilian Pianist Play Again

'Magic' Gloves Let Acclaimed Brazilian Pianist Play Again

PERSONAL TECH | By Mauricio Savarese | Jan 24
A few days before Christmas, renowned pianist João Carlos Martins summoned his friends to a Sao Paulo bar so he could show off the best gift he'd received in decades: A new pair of bionic gloves that are letting the 79-year-old play.


Cars

Trump Ups Mileage Proposal Slightly over Obama Standard

Trump Ups Mileage Proposal Slightly over Obama Standard

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 24
The Trump administration is making a concession on its proposed minimum fuel economy requirement for new vehicles, but environmental groups and a key Democratic senator complain it does not go far enough.


Style

Sale Ending Soon? How Online Stores Trick You Into Buying

Sale Ending Soon? How Online Stores Trick You Into Buying

HOME | By Joseph Pisani | Jan 23
Online stores have adopted tricks used for years by infomercials and home shopping networks. The only difference now: online stores are trying to get you to click the buy button.


Health/Fitness

Patients Want A 'Good Death' At Home, But Hospice Care Can Badly Strain Families

Patients Want A 'Good Death' At Home, But Hospice Care Can Badly Strain Families

HEALTH | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | Jan 24
Surveys show dying at home is what most Americans say they want. But it's "not all it's cracked up to be," said Joy Johnston, a caregiver advocate and writer from Atlanta.


Travel

Rainbow Proud at the New York Times Travel Show

Rainbow Proud at the New York Times Travel Show

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 24
Queer travelers and their allies will find a special rainbow enclave at the LGBTQ Travel Pavilion, where 28 tourism brands will be offering trip-planning inspiration.


Nightlife

HustlaBall Las Vegas

HustlaBall Las Vegas

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 23
HustlaBall Las Vegas was held over MLK weekend with many events including the Real World Suite Party at the Hard Rock Hotel and the main event Kamasutra at the Artisan Boutique Hotel.