Gay Key West: The Latest

Heading to NYC Pride? Get a Haircut and Support LGBTQ Youth

Heading to NYC Pride? Get a Haircut and Support LGBTQ Youth

STYLE | Jun 20
New York City's Barba Men's Grooming Boutique has launched a limited-time fundraising campaign to benefit LGBTQ youth.

Flight Diverted to Oklahoma City Due to Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverted to Oklahoma City Due to Unruly Passenger

NEWS | Jun 20
Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unruly passenger.

NY Poised to Ban Gay, Trans 'Panic' Murder Defenses

NY Poised to Ban Gay, Trans 'Panic' Murder Defenses

NEWS | Jun 20
New York's state lawmakers have passed legislation to ban the so-called 'gay panic' defense in murder cases with LGBTQ victims.

Listen: Unheard Song from Queen Frontman Freddie Mercury Released

Listen: Unheard Song from Queen Frontman Freddie Mercury Released

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 20
Universal Music unveiled a previously unheard and unreleased song by the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury

After a 50-Year Wait, 'Stonewall' Opera was Written in Weeks

After a 50-Year Wait, 'Stonewall' Opera was Written in Weeks

NEWS | By Ronald Blum | Jun 20
The Pulitzer Prize-winning librettist Mark Campbell received a note in late February 2018 from the general director of the New York City Opera: "I may have a project for you, but you have to write quickly."

Homophobia Study Shows Perception, Reality 'Disconnect'

Homophobia Study Shows Perception, Reality 'Disconnect'

NEWS | By Dennis Passa | Jun 20
Researchers say a survey of players in the Australian Ice Hockey League shows homophobic language is often used but that an even higher percentage of competitors would make a gay player feel welcome.

Animated Videos: Boy Scouts' New Tactic to Fight Sex Abuse

Animated Videos: Boy Scouts' New Tactic to Fight Sex Abuse

NEWS | By David Crary | Jun 20
Under financial pressure from sex-abuse litigation, the Boy Scouts are seeking to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts with a new awareness program featuring cartoon videos that will be provided to more than 1.2 million Cub Scouts across the nation.

Police Shooting Poses Buttigieg's Biggest 2020 Challenge Yet

Police Shooting Poses Buttigieg's Biggest 2020 Challenge Yet

NEWS | By Sara Burnett | Jun 20
Mayor Pete Buttigieg stood before newly sworn police officers to welcome them to the city's ranks, just as he has more than a dozen times since taking office.

'Toy Story' Lives On, but Should It Have?

'Toy Story' Lives On, but Should It Have?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jun 20
Like "Casablanca," ''Toy Story 3" concluded with the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Biden's Words on Segregationist Senators Draw Rivals' Fire

Biden's Words on Segregationist Senators Draw Rivals' Fire

NEWS | By Bill Barrow and Elana Schor | Jun 20
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is dismissing calls to apologize for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed.


News

10-Year-Old Girl Completes Yosemite El Capitan Climb

10-Year-Old Girl Completes Yosemite El Capitan Climb

FITNESS | By Olga R. Rodriguez | Jun 20
A 10-year-old Colorado girl scaled Yosemite National Park's El Capitan and may have become the youngest person to climb one of the most celebrated and challenging peaks in the world.


Entertainment

 Review :: Benjamin

Review :: Benjamin

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jun 20
Brit queer comic Simon Amstell has written/directed this crowd pleaser of a rom-com that will especially appeal to everyone who also has a tendency to overthink everything, especially love.


Business

UK Treasury Chief Issues Stiff No-Deal Brexit Warning

UK Treasury Chief Issues Stiff No-Deal Brexit Warning

FINANCE | By Danica Kirka | Jun 20
Britain's Treasury chief is urging Conservative Party leadership contenders to be honest with the public and spell out what they would do if their plans for leaving the European Union falter.


Technology

Florida City Pays $600,000 Ransom to Save Computer Records

Florida City Pays $600,000 Ransom to Save Computer Records

PERSONAL TECH | By Terry Spencer | Jun 20
A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses.


Finance

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jun 10
Tens of thousands of Americans each year are dropped by their insurers over payment issues, sometimes with little or no prior warning from their insurers.


Cars

Edmunds: Fun-to-Drive New Cars for A Quarter-Life Crisis

Edmunds: Fun-to-Drive New Cars for A Quarter-Life Crisis

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Jun 19
If you've got some disposable income, and don't want to wait until your 40s or 50s to drive a fun car, Edmunds has picked out six vehicles under $30,000 that deliver driving excitement without breaking the bank.


Style

Ralph Lauren Received Honorary Knighthood in London

Ralph Lauren Received Honorary Knighthood in London

FASHION | Jun 20
Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it's a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Fashion.


Travel

Protestors Block Tourists From Using Kauai Highway

Protestors Block Tourists From Using Kauai Highway

Jun 19
Protesters formed a human chain and blocked tourists from using a Kauai highway to access an area they said cannot support a large influx of people, according to reports.