Gay Pittsburgh: The Latest

Report: Michigan Doctor Traded Sexual Contact, Draft Excuses

Report: Michigan Doctor Traded Sexual Contact, Draft Excuses

NEWS | Feb 28
A late University of Michigan doctor accused of sexual abuse by multiple former patients wrote letters certifying students were gay so they could avoid military service during the Vietnam War in exchange for sexual contact, a former student said.

Report: Los Angeles Deputies Shared Kobe Bryant Crash Photos

Report: Los Angeles Deputies Shared Kobe Bryant Crash Photos

NEWS | By Stefanie Dazio | Feb 28
Authorities are investigating whether deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash scene where Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed, according to a newspaper report.

Pop Culturing: Jason Segel's 'Dispatches from Elsewhere' Aims Big but Narrowly Misses the Mark

Pop Culturing: Jason Segel's 'Dispatches from Elsewhere' Aims Big but Narrowly Misses the Mark

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 28
With an all-star cast, "Dispatches from Elsewhere," a new quirky anthology series starring and created by Jason Segel that's debuting Sunday on AMC, is admirable and ambitious but fails to fully connect.

Russia Reportedly Censors Disney's 1st Openly Gay Animated Character from Upcoming Film

Russia Reportedly Censors Disney's 1st Openly Gay Animated Character from Upcoming Film

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 28
Disney and Pixar's upcoming film "Onward" is making headlines for including the company's first openly gay animated character but The Moscow Times reports that Russian audiences won't see the character.

Watch: YouTube Celeb Ricky Dillon No Longer Asexual: 'I Am Gay!'

Watch: YouTube Celeb Ricky Dillon No Longer Asexual: 'I Am Gay!'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 28
YouTube celeb and singer-songwriter Ricky Dillon has realized that he's not asexual. Rather, the singer-songwriter announce din a Feb. 26 video, "I am gay!"

Watch: Lady Gaga Finally Returns with New Music, Shares 'Stupid Love' Vid

Watch: Lady Gaga Finally Returns with New Music, Shares 'Stupid Love' Vid

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 28
Lady Gaga is embarking on a new era...in a galaxy far, far away.

Watch: Lesbian Teacher, Suspended for Photo of Wife, Settles for $100K Payout, New Policies

Watch: Lesbian Teacher, Suspended for Photo of Wife, Settles for $100K Payout, New Policies

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 28
A Texas teacher who was suspended after showing students a photo of herself and her fiancee has won her legal battle — plus a $100,000 settlement and new protections for LGBTQ educators and students.

Watch: Reports Say Chicago Man Screamed Anti-Gay Slurs, Fatally Stabbed Victim... and Walked With No Charges

Watch: Reports Say Chicago Man Screamed Anti-Gay Slurs, Fatally Stabbed Victim... and Walked With No Charges

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 28
A suspect in the stabbing death of a 23-year-old bisexual man was released by Chicago police after claiming he acted in self defense. Witnesses heard him threaten the victim inside a bar.

In New Interviews, Actor Connor Jessup Talks About Falling in Love with '13 Reasons Why' Star Miles Heizer

In New Interviews, Actor Connor Jessup Talks About Falling in Love with '13 Reasons Why' Star Miles Heizer

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 28
Actor Connor Jessup, who currently stars in Netflix's "Locke & Key" series, is opening up about his new relationship with "13 Reasons Why" actor Miles Heizer not long after the couple went Instagram official.

First Virus-Free Guests Abandon Blocked Spanish Island Hotel

First Virus-Free Guests Abandon Blocked Spanish Island Hotel

NEWS | By Joan Mateu, Aritz Parra | Feb 28
Selected guests started to leave a locked-down Canary Islands hotel Friday after undergoing screening for the virus that has spread from China to most corners of the world.


News

Nigeria Confirms 1st Case of Virus in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nigeria Confirms 1st Case of Virus in Sub-Saharan Africa

HEALTH | By Bashir Adigun, Cara Anna | Feb 28
Nigerian authorities on Friday reported the first confirmed case of the new coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa as the outbreak spread to a region with some of the world's weakest health systems.


Entertainment

 Review :: Transport Group Serves Up Fresh, Fabulous 'Molly Brown'

Review :: Transport Group Serves Up Fresh, Fabulous 'Molly Brown'

THEATRE | By Brooke Pierce | Feb 28
If you want a fresh look at an old-school musical with a fabulous heroine, in a fun and colorful production, don't miss the boat — catch "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" before it's too late.


Business

Congress Warns Pentagon Not to Move Money to Fund Trump Wall

Congress Warns Pentagon Not to Move Money to Fund Trump Wall

FINANCE | By Lolita C. Baldour | Feb 28
Lawmakers from both parties told Pentagon leaders on Wednesday that the Defense Department is undermining its own efforts to get military money by diverting billions of dollars for Donald Trump's border wall.


Technology

Report to Assess Removal of 4 Snake River Dams for Salmon

Report to Assess Removal of 4 Snake River Dams for Salmon

SCIENCE | By Gillian Flaccus | Feb 28
A federal report due Friday is expected to address the feasibility of removing four hydroelectric dams on a major Pacific Northwest river in a last-ditch effort to save more than a dozen species of salmon.


Finance

Democrats Sharpen Health Care Attacks As Primaries Heat Up

Democrats Sharpen Health Care Attacks As Primaries Heat Up

HEALTH | By Emmarie Huetteman, Shefali Luthra, Victoria Knight | Feb 26
The ideal began to get real on Tuesday, as seven of the top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination sparred over the price tag on health care reform and even revealed similarities on issues like marijuana legalization.


Cars

US Agency Stops Autonomous Shuttle Firm from Hauling People

US Agency Stops Autonomous Shuttle Firm from Hauling People

AUTO NEWS | Feb 27
The U.S. government's highway safety agency has ordered an autonomous shuttle company to stop carrying passengers in 16 U.S. cities after a mysterious braking problem occurred in Columbus, Ohio.


Style

10 Spring Break Gay Fashion and Grooming Must-Haves

10 Spring Break Gay Fashion and Grooming Must-Haves

FASHION | By Andrew Villagomez | Feb 28
No matter where you're headed, pack smart and fashionable with our top ten picks of the season, featuring swim trunks, skincare and accessories to look your best on the ultimate spring break vacation.


Health/Fitness

Dominican Republic Turns Back Cruise Ship Amid Virus Fears

Dominican Republic Turns Back Cruise Ship Amid Virus Fears

HEALTH | Feb 28
A cruise ship heading to the Dominican Republic to disembark hundreds of passengers was searching for a new port on Friday after being turned away by officials worried that eight of those aboard showed signs of possible coronavirus infection.


Travel

UK Court Blocks Heathrow Expansion Over Climate Concerns

UK Court Blocks Heathrow Expansion Over Climate Concerns

SCIENCE | By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless | Feb 27
Campaigners won a court ruling Thursday to block the plan for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds, setting the stage for a new fight over whether to make Europe's biggest airport even bigger.


Nightlife

Party Producer Jake Resnicow Wants to Amaze You with a 5-D Experience

Party Producer Jake Resnicow Wants to Amaze You with a 5-D Experience

CULTURE | By Robert Nesti | Feb 27
Jake Resnicow has transformed LGBTQ nightlife over the past decade with his spectacular events, including a landmark event at last year's NYC Pride. Now he wants you to join him at ZeroSpace monthly for what he calls a 5-D experience.