Gay Atlanta: The Latest

Trump Travel Ban Partly Reinstated; Fall Court Arguments Set

Trump Travel Ban Partly Reinstated; Fall Court Arguments Set

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Jun 26
The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.

Plans for LGBT Memorial Unveiled by New York's Governor Cuomo

Plans for LGBT Memorial Unveiled by New York's Governor Cuomo

NEWS | Jun 26
New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off LGBT Pride on Sunday by unveiling design plans for a monument honoring the LGBT community.

Threats to Employees from Supporters of Hate Groups Prompt GuideStar to Remove SPLC Label

Threats to Employees from Supporters of Hate Groups Prompt GuideStar to Remove SPLC Label

NEWS | Jun 26
Citing backlash from supporters of designated hate groups that included threats to its employees, charity tracker GuideStar removed the SPLC warning label it implemented earlier this year.

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Strips Down for ESPN's Body Issue

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Strips Down for ESPN's Body Issue

NEWS | Jun 26
Out Olympic freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy is ditching his clothes for a revealing photoshoot for ESPN's upcoming Body issue.

Watch: Gay Pentatonix Members of Superfruit Promote A.S.S.

Watch: Gay Pentatonix Members of Superfruit Promote A.S.S.

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 26
Pop duo Superfruit have announced release dates for their two-part debut studio album, "Future Friends," available on all digital providers.

Fantasy: Men At Work  @ Highline Ballroom :: June 23, 2017

Fantasy: Men At Work @ Highline Ballroom :: June 23, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 26
NYC Pride and Brian Rafferty Productions presented Fantasy: Men At Work, held at Highline Ballroom, with DJ's Eddie Martinez and Ralphi Rosario.

Real-Life Drama in Age of Trump Challenges TV's Storytellers

Real-Life Drama in Age of Trump Challenges TV's Storytellers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frazier Moore | Jun 26
Whether portraying the noble geopolitics of "Madam Secretary" or the dirty deeds on "House of Cards," script writers have always faced the challenge of staying topical yet inventive without straying outside the bounds of plausibility.

Equality Groups Cry Foul Over Christian Night Appearance by Anti-LGBT MLB All-Star

Equality Groups Cry Foul Over Christian Night Appearance by Anti-LGBT MLB All-Star

NEWS | Jun 26
LGBT groups in St. Louis , Mo. are hoping organizers of "Christian Night at Busch Stadium" next month say "you're out!" to retired All-Star Lance Berkman.

Str8UpGayPorn Awards @ Stage 48 :: June 17, 2017

Str8UpGayPorn Awards @ Stage 48 :: June 17, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 26
Hosted by Sandra Bernhard, the Str8UpGayPorn Awards brought together the biggest gay porn stars and their adoring fans to Stage 48 in NYC. This year's performing guests included Detox and Trinity Taylor from RuPaul's Drag Race.

Texas A&M Research Suggests Strokes Cause Increase Preference for Alcohol

Texas A&M Research Suggests Strokes Cause Increase Preference for Alcohol

NEWS | Jun 26
Could a stroke cause you to crave alcoholic beverages? New research from Texas A&M suggests it might.


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.

 Review :: Ultralife

Review :: Ultralife

MUSIC | By JC Alvarez | Jun 26
The London-based singing and songwriting team Oh Wonder return with a new album "Ultralife," their first proper full-length assortment of tracks featuring their unique melodies.


Technology

UK Parliament Investigates Cyberattack on User Accounts

UK Parliament Investigates Cyberattack on User Accounts

PERSONAL TECH | Jun 26
British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."


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

Summer of Slime: DIY Goo Takes Over Tweens' Lives

Summer of Slime: DIY Goo Takes Over Tweens' Lives

HOME | By Tamara Lush | Jun 26
The slime trend is probably happening right now in your home, if you live with a tween girl. Or maybe it's on your phone, in endless video loops that crackle and pop on Instagram and YouTube.


Health/Fitness

Judge Sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dismisses Suit

Judge Sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dismisses Suit

AIDS | 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.


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.