Gay New Orleans: The Latest

Swiss Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Wide Margin in Referendum

Swiss Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Wide Margin in Referendum

NEWS | Sep 26
Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a nationwide referendum showed Sunday.

'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens 2nd to 'Shang-Chi' at Box Office

'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens 2nd to 'Shang-Chi' at Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 26
"Dear Evan Hansen" may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters.

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26
2020 was the deadliest year since the Human Rights Campaign began tracking murderous anti-trans violence in 2013, claiming 44 victims. 2021 is well on track to equal or surpass that grim total.

Tony Awards and TV Special Hope to be the Jab Broadway Needs

Tony Awards and TV Special Hope to be the Jab Broadway Needs

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 26
The Oscars, Grammys, Emmys and Golden Globes have all held their ceremonies during the pandemic. Now it's time for the Tony Awards, celebrating an art form that really needs the boost — live theater.

Trans Woman of Color Briana Hamilton Murdered in Chicago

Trans Woman of Color Briana Hamilton Murdered in Chicago

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26
The year's toll of anti-trans violence has climbed to at least 37 victims with the shooting death of Brianna Hamilton in Chicago.

Meet 'Daddy Nick,' the Hot Bro Who Just Might Win Netflix's 'The Circle'

Meet 'Daddy Nick,' the Hot Bro Who Just Might Win Netflix's 'The Circle'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 25
Netflix's addictive reality competition series "The Circle" will announce the winner of its third season on Wednesday. One of the favorites to win is the show's break-out hunk Nick Uhlenhuth.

California Bans State Travel to Ohio Over Anti-Gay Legislation

California Bans State Travel to Ohio Over Anti-Gay Legislation

NEWS | Sep 25
Employees of the state of California will not be traveling to Ohio any time soon after a news release on Friday from state Attorney General Rob Bonta barring official travel to the Hoosier state, Raw Story reports.

Houston Pick as City for Next 'Top Chef' Puts Hosts on the Defense

Houston Pick as City for Next 'Top Chef' Puts Hosts on the Defense

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 25
"Top Chef" soon returns for Season 19, but some fans of the reality food competition are simmering with rage over its pick of Houston as its backdrop.

10 Years after 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Cadets See Progress

10 Years after 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Cadets See Progress

NEWS | By Dave Collins | Sep 25
Marking the 10th anniversary this week of the end of "don't ask, don't tell," a new generation of military academy students say that their campuses are now tolerant, welcoming and inclusive for the most part — but that more work needs to be done.

'Marriage for All'? Swiss Voters to Decide Same-Sex Marriage

'Marriage for All'? Swiss Voters to Decide Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Jamey Keaten | Sep 25
Voters in Switzerland will decide Sunday whether to allow same-sex marriages in the rich Alpine country, one of the few in Western Europe where gay and lesbian couples do not already have the right to wed.


Business

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24
A DoorDash delivery driver in Sandwich, Massachusetts has been charged after scrawling harassing comments on the wrapping paper of a Subway sandwich order he delivered to a gay couple.


Finance

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

By Erin Hurd, NerdWallet | Sep 23
Here are some options to use your rewards from credit cards or hotels to help pay for your next vacation rental.


Cars

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

AUTO NEWS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 25
Which small sedan is the better buy? Edmunds' experts compare the 2022 Civic and 2022 Corolla to find out.


Style

Beyond AOC's 'Tax the Rich' Dress: 5 Acts of Fashion Provocation That Changed History

Beyond AOC's 'Tax the Rich' Dress: 5 Acts of Fashion Provocation That Changed History

FASHION | Sep 24
Using fashion as a tool to address wider social concerns has, in fact, long been a strategy for people seeking to make change — including wearing these clothes in spaces of influence.


Travel

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

CULTURE | By Ivan Quintanilla | Sep 24
Though many up-and-coming drag queens would love to be a "Ru girl," a unique drag identity is emerging from Denmark's capital of Copenhagen. Here, the scene fuses performance and activism.


Nightlife

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 24
Roscoe's Tavern held a RuPaul's Drag Race UK season three premiere viewing party. Hosts Naysha Lopez and Batty Davis kept the laughs coming with special guests Monet X Change, Adore Delano and Carson Kressley.