Gay Pittsburgh: The Latest

Health Director Apologies for Saying HIV Rates High Because Charlotte's A 'Party Town'

Health Director Apologies for Saying HIV Rates High Because Charlotte's A 'Party Town'

NEWS | By Jeff Taylor | Nov 18
Mecklenburg County Health Director Gibbie Harris has apologized for putting part of the blame for Charlotte's high HIV rate on it being a "party town."

Vegas Shooting Lawsuits Mount, 14 More Filed

Vegas Shooting Lawsuits Mount, 14 More Filed

NEWS | Nov 18
Legal action stemming from the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed on behalf of 14 concertgoers.

Ryan Rose Gets Candid About Adult Film Industry

Ryan Rose Gets Candid About Adult Film Industry

ENTERTAINMENT | By Scott Holland | Nov 18
He is tall, he is handsome, he has the body of a Greek God and he is an adult male superstar. Who else can we be talking about other than Ryan Rose?

'Bad Moms' Stars Mila Kunis & Kristen Bell Talk Gay Bars, 'Frozen' Drag

'Bad Moms' Stars Mila Kunis & Kristen Bell Talk Gay Bars, 'Frozen' Drag

ENTERTAINMENT | By Chris Azzopardi | Nov 18
The "Bad Moms" cast settle in for some good dish about the movie, motherhood, and their gay fans.

Germany Votes to Recognize Third Gender

Germany Votes to Recognize Third Gender

NEWS | By Ryan Lynch | Nov 18
German lawmakers are clearing the way for people to officially identify in a third gender category.

California Approves LGBT-Inclusive Textbooks in Elementary, Middle School Curriculums

California Approves LGBT-Inclusive Textbooks in Elementary, Middle School Curriculums

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Nov 18
LGBT people are a part of history. Now California is encouraging schools to make that a known fact. California is now the first and only state to include LGBT-inclusive textbook recommendations.

WW1 German Submarine Found off Belgian Coast

WW1 German Submarine Found off Belgian Coast

NEWS | Nov 18
Nearly 100 years after it sank, Belgian underwater explorer Tomas Termote has identified a World War I German submarine off the coast of Belgium.

Kelly Clarkson : The Girl Next Door All Grown Up

Kelly Clarkson : The Girl Next Door All Grown Up

ENTERTAINMENT | By Joel Martens | Nov 18
It's hard to believe it's been 15 years since Kelly Clarkson burst on the scene at the tender age of 20, in the inaugural season of "American Idol" back in 2002. Clarkson talks with The Rage Monthly about her music and new album.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Nov 18
None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

Fighting Scandal, Moore Stands with Homophobic Supporters

Fighting Scandal, Moore Stands with Homophobic Supporters

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Nov 18
Flanked by a huge sign for Moore's Senate campaign, one supporter railed against the "LGBT mafia" and "homosexualist gay terrorism." Another warned that "homosexual sodomy" destroys those who participate in it and the nations that allow it.


News

Kushner's Lawyer Pushes Back on Senate Committee Request

Kushner's Lawyer Pushes Back on Senate Committee Request

POLITICS | By Mary Claire Jolonick | Nov 18
A lawyer for White House adviser Jared Kushner pushed back Friday after a Senate committee said he had not been fully forthcoming in its probe into Russian election interference.


Entertainment

 Review :: Paul Taylor Dance Company
Pittsburgh, PA

Review :: Paul Taylor Dance Company

CULTURE | By Lewis Whittington | Nov 13
Taylor's legion of Philly dancefans turned out to see the 18-member troupe delivering a retrospective of three Taylor masterworks -- "Arden Court" " Esplanade" and the wildly popular "Company B."

Woman Must Pay Katy Perry for Interfering with Convent Sale

Woman Must Pay Katy Perry for Interfering with Convent Sale

CELEBRITIES | By Andrew Dalton | Nov 18
A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent.


Business

Envoy Says U.S. to Keep Fighting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Envoy Says U.S. to Keep Fighting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

CORPORATE | By Frank Jordans | Nov 18
The United States is still committed to reducing greenhouse gas even though the Trump administration still plans to pull out of the Paris accord fighting global warming, the top U.S. representative at international climate talks told other delegates.


Technology

Tech Experts Doubt AI-Reliant 'Extreme Vetting' Plan

Tech Experts Doubt AI-Reliant 'Extreme Vetting' Plan

PERSONAL TECH | By Matt O'Brien | Nov 18
Leading researchers castigated a federal plan that would use artificial intelligence methods to scrutinize immigrants and visa applicants, saying it is unworkable as written and likely to be "inaccurate and biased" if deployed.


Cars

Electric Trucks Emerging but Still Have A Long Haul

Electric Trucks Emerging but Still Have A Long Haul

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 18
Electric trucks are having a moment in the spotlight, but they won't replace diesel-powered trucks in big numbers until they overcome costs and other limitations.


Style

First Look: Christian Siriano - Dresses to Dream About

First Look: Christian Siriano - Dresses to Dream About

FASHION | Nov 17
"Dresses To Dream About" details the creative journey of some of Siriano's most noteworthy designs, starting from an original sketch and ending with a dreamy, finished gown.


Travel

Airlines Bump Fewer Passengers Off Oversold Flights

Airlines Bump Fewer Passengers Off Oversold Flights

CORPORATE | Nov 17
Airlines are bumping fewer passengers off oversold planes after taking to heart the public anger over a man being violently dragged from his seat earlier this year.


Nightlife

Bachelor Auction @ Rise Bar :: November 15, 2017

Bachelor Auction @ Rise Bar :: November 15, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Nov 17
Hosted by Dan Castiglione, Trey Denton, and Darren J. Major, Rise Bar in NY held the NYGFL & NY Ramblers Charity Bachelor Auction, with all proceeds going to Trinity Place Shelter.