Gay Pittsburgh: The Latest

Hacked Emails Complicate Democratic National Convention

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | Jul 24
The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, announced abruptly Sunday afternoon that she would step down at week's end. Sanders had called earlier Sunday for her departure.

'Star Trek Beyond' Soars With $59.6M At Weekend Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Jul 24
"Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.

Sigourney Weaver Hoping to Reprise 'Alien' Heroine Ripley

ENTERTAINMENT | By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 24
Sigourney Weaver apparently isn't finished fighting aliens.

IOC Leaders Stop Short of Complete Ban On Russians From Rio

NEWS | Jul 24
Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Tease Sequel, Disneyland Ride

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 24
Next summer the "Guardians of the Galaxy" are taking over theaters and Disneyland.

Clinton Says Veep Pick Kaine is Everything GOP Ticket Isn't

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Jul 24
Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality - "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" - at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention

Six Healthy Foods That Satisfy Every Urge!

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Troy Maillis | Jul 24
Regardless of one's motivation, getting in great shape is always a good idea and can only improve one's quality of life-especially in the bedroom. A healthy diet is key.

Business Was Booming for Cleveland's Gay Escorts During the GOP Convention

NEWS | Jul 24
Although the Democrats' convention is in Philadelphia, closeted Republicans turned Cleveland into another "city of brotherly love" this week.

Testimony Heard in San Francisco Lesbian Murder Trial

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 24
Friends of a lesbian who was shot to death in a parking lot near a gay San Francisco nightclub in 2013 described in court how she had put up her hands and pleaded with the suspect before he shot her and a friend.

International AIDS Conference Looks at Advances and Barriers

NEWS | By Liz Highleyman | Jul 24
While remarkable gains have been made in preventing and treating HIV over the past 16 years, this progress could be reversed without adequate funding and respect for the human rights of the people most at risk.


Entertainment

Queerly Digital: Remembering F.W. Murnau

MOVIES | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 24
Unknown at the time but fairly common knowledge now is the fact that F.W. Murnau was a gay man. His death in a 1931 car accident was said to have been caused by an act of fellatio he was giving to his young driver.


Business

Astronaut John Glenn's Historic Flight Plan Sold for $67K

FINANCE | By Julie Carr Smyth | Jul 25
Nate D. Sanders Auctions says the instructions used by Glenn as he became the first American to orbit Earth sold in Los Angeles on Thursday for $66,993. There were eight bids.


Technology

MH370 Mystery Spurred Efforts to Improve Aircraft Tracking

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelvin Chan | Jul 25
As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise safety standards to prevent another plane from going missing.


Cars

Autopilot technology drives Teslas but comes with warnings

AUTO NEWS | By Justin Pritchard and Joan Lowy | Jul 23
A Tesla in Autopilot mode can drive itself but it's not a "self-driving" vehicle, at least as far as safety regulators are concerned.


Style

Style or Sexism? Female Leaders Face Focus on Appearance

FASHION | By Jill Lawless | Jul 22
For Margaret Thatcher, it was handbags. For Theresa May, it's shoes. Female leaders are still scrutinized as much for style as for substance, and invariably compared to one another - a sign they are considered exceptions, rather than the rule.


Health/Fitness

The Murky Role of Mental Illness in Extremism, Terror

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jul 24
After family members of the driver who slammed a truck into a holiday crowd in the French city of Nice said he suffered from depression, questions have been raised again about the links between mental illness, extreme ideology and mass violence.


Nightlife

Bear TDance @ Club Cafe :: Sunday, July 17, 2016

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 20
With Bear Week coming to an end in Ptown, it was time to party again in Boston at Club Cafe's Sunday Bear TDance. See who came out.