Gay Atlanta: The Latest

Zendaya Introduces Trans Fan to 'Euphoria's' Hunter Schafer

Zendaya Introduces Trans Fan to 'Euphoria's' Hunter Schafer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Nov 20
Zendaya, Drama TV Star award-winning actress in "Euphoria" surprised a trans fan of the show last Friday, introducing her to co-star Hunter Schafer. The fan reached out to Zendaya as a fan and someone who was deeply inspired by Schafer.

Ellen Surprises Lesbian Fiancées After Parents Say They're Skipping Wedding

Ellen Surprises Lesbian Fiancées After Parents Say They're Skipping Wedding

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Nov 20
Same-sex couple Kate Austin and Sarah Sulsenti were heartbroken when they learned that their parents would skip their wedding, disapproving of their sexuality. But, the two got a surprise from Ellen DeGeneres after tweeting at her. Read more below.

Gay Rights Advocate Seeks Kansas Councilwoman's Resignation

Gay Rights Advocate Seeks Kansas Councilwoman's Resignation

NEWS | Nov 20
A gay rights activist says an Olathe City Council member should resign after she complained to his employer about his efforts to persuade the council to adopt an ordinance providing protections for LBGTQ residents.

In Musgraves' Christmas Special, Her Grandma Steals the Show

In Musgraves' Christmas Special, Her Grandma Steals the Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Nov 20
Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves knows who the real star is in her family — her grandmother. That's why the singer put the woman she calls Nana in her upcoming holiday special, "The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show."

Fox Hosts Bash Hearings Their Network Spends Hours Showing

Fox Hosts Bash Hearings Their Network Spends Hours Showing

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Nov 20
The reviews are biting: "mind-numbingly dull," "a huge dud" and "a frickin' joke."

How the 'God Warrior' Ended Up in NYC's Gay Pride Parade

How the 'God Warrior' Ended Up in NYC's Gay Pride Parade

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 20
Marguerite Perrin (aka the God Warrior) is again getting an Internet buzz for being seen in the most unlikely of places: the New York Gay Pride Parade last June.

Jussie Smollett: Chicago Prosecution was Malicious

Jussie Smollett: Chicago Prosecution was Malicious

NEWS | Nov 20
Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett says his $10,000 payment after the close of a criminal case should prevent Chicago from seeking reimbursement for a police investigation of his claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Watch: Black, Gay Progressive Might be First in House of Representatives

Watch: Black, Gay Progressive Might be First in House of Representatives

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 20
For Mondaire Jones - the openly gay African-American Democrat and candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for New York's 17th Congressional District - "policy is personal," a philosophy he speaks to in a campaign ad video.

Witness: Ukraine Pressure was at Trump's 'Express Direction'

Witness: Ukraine Pressure was at Trump's 'Express Direction'

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker | Nov 20
Ambassador Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators Wednesday that he worked with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine at the "express direction" of President Donald Trump and pushed a "quid pro quo" with Kyiv because it was what Trump wanted.

'Harriet' Writer Says Studio Exec Wanted Julia Roberts to Play Harriet Tubman

'Harriet' Writer Says Studio Exec Wanted Julia Roberts to Play Harriet Tubman

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 20
The new biopic about Harriet Tubman stars Cynthia Erivo but the film could have starred someone very...different: Julia Roberts. At least according to "Harriet" screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard.


News

Watch: Meghan McCain Goes After Mayor Pete - Again

Watch: Meghan McCain Goes After Mayor Pete - Again

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 20
Meghan McCain, "The View" host and daughter of the late Sen. John McCain, has gone after openly gay Democratic 2020 hopeful, and mayor of South Bend, Indiana Pete Buttigieg before, and now she's slammed him again.


Business

Despite Free-Flowing Kombucha, WeWork Tenants Feel Unease

Despite Free-Flowing Kombucha, WeWork Tenants Feel Unease

CORPORATE | By Alexandra Olson | Nov 20
WeWork's stock market fiasco has yet to reverberate much for its more than 600,000 tenants, spread across a global empire of gracefully designed co-working offices. But beneath the work-and-play cheer, there's unease.


Technology

Arctic in Hot Water: Sea Ice Minimal in Chukchi, Bering Seas

Arctic in Hot Water: Sea Ice Minimal in Chukchi, Bering Seas

SCIENCE | By Dan Joling | Nov 20
The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska this month, which should be brimming with floes, its limits likely won't be tested.


Finance

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

INSURANCE | By Shefali Luthra | Nov 13
If true, it would be a figure both staggering and significant to the unfolding debate, as Americans try to understand how Warren's brand of a single-payer health system could affect their pocketbooks.


Cars

US Group Says 803 Unbelted Rear-Seat Passengers Died in 2018

US Group Says 803 Unbelted Rear-Seat Passengers Died in 2018

AUTO NEWS | Nov 20
More than 800 rear-seat passengers who weren't wearing seat belts were killed last year in U.S. traffic crashes, and a highway safety group says states aren't making enough progress in getting people to buckle up.


Style

Kylie Jenner Sells Stake in Beauty Empire to CoverGirl Owner

Kylie Jenner Sells Stake in Beauty Empire to CoverGirl Owner

CELEBRITIES | By Joseph Pisani | Nov 19
Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the reality TV star's company at about $1.2 billion.


Travel

A Tour Inside a Broadway Theatre is a Place to Geek Out

A Tour Inside a Broadway Theatre is a Place to Geek Out

THEATRE | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 20
A newly launched tour of the Hudson Theatre offers a rare chance to wander around the interior of Broadway's oldest theater and hear some of the fascinating stories that have happened over its 116 years.