Gay Baltimore: The Latest

GOP Candidate is Latest Linked to QAnon Conspiracy Theory

GOP Candidate is Latest Linked to QAnon Conspiracy Theory

NEWS | By Jim Anderson, Nicholas Riccardi, and Alan Fram | Jul 2
When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didn't shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot.

Trump Says He Looks Like Lone Ranger in A Mask and Likes It

Trump Says He Looks Like Lone Ranger in A Mask and Likes It

NEWS | By Aamer Madhani and Darlene Superville | Jul 2
After long resisting wearing a mask in public, President Donald Trump said Wednesday he thinks it makes him look like the Lone Ranger — and he likes it.

Trump, Top Officials Defend Response to Russia Bounty Threat

Trump, Top Officials Defend Response to Russia Bounty Threat

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick, Matthew Lee, and James LaPorta | Jul 2
Criticized for inaction, President Donald Trump and top officials stepped up their defense of the administration's response to intelligence assessments that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops.

Lea Michele Comes Out of Quarantine... And Gets Slammed Again

Lea Michele Comes Out of Quarantine... And Gets Slammed Again

Lea Michele made her first public appearance in weeks this week, then was slammed by another former colleague, fitness guru Craig Ramsay, who called her "a despicable, horrible human being."

Old Hollywood Lives On: Dame Olivia de Havilland Turns 104

Old Hollywood Lives On: Dame Olivia de Havilland Turns 104

Two-time Oscar winner Dame Olivia de Havilland turned 104 in Paris on Tuesday.

Citing Racial Bias, San Francisco Will End Mug Shots Release

Citing Racial Bias, San Francisco Will End Mug Shots Release

NEWS | By Olga R. Rodriguez | Jul 1
San Francisco police will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating racial stereotypes, the city's police chief announced Wednesday.

Detroit Man Gets 3 Life Terms for LGBTQ Shooting Deaths

Detroit Man Gets 3 Life Terms for LGBTQ Shooting Deaths

NEWS | Jul 1
A 19-year-old Detroit man has been sentenced to three life terms in prison with no chance of parole for gunning down two gay men and a transgender woman who authorities believe were targeted because of their sexual orientation.

Luke Evans Celebrates Pride with Pic of Hunky Boyfriend

Luke Evans Celebrates Pride with Pic of Hunky Boyfriend

To celebrate Pride, out Hollywood actor Luke Evans shares pics of himself and his hunky boyfriend.

One Step at a Time: How Recovery Unplugged Reaches LGBTQ Addicts

One Step at a Time: How Recovery Unplugged Reaches LGBTQ Addicts

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 1
Recovery Unplugged harnesses the power of music to facilitate long-term sobriety from alcohol and substance abuse. They also understand the challenges facing the LGBTQ community. It only takes a phone call to begin.

Out Director Pedro Almodóvar to Reunite with Penelope Cruz for New Film

Out Director Pedro Almodóvar to Reunite with Penelope Cruz for New Film

Out Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar is set to work on a new feature film, teaming up with his longtime muse Penelope Cruz.


Entertainment

'High School Musical' Character Was Gay, Confirms Trilogy's Director

'High School Musical' Character Was Gay, Confirms Trilogy's Director

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 1
The director of all three "High School Musical" movies, Kenny Ortega, has confirmed what fans knew all along: The character of Ryan Evans, played by Lucas Grabeel, was conceptualized as being gay.


Business

Black Businesses See Increased Sales Amid Racial Reckoning

Black Businesses See Increased Sales Amid Racial Reckoning

CORPORATE | By Philip Marcelo | Jul 2
As the killing of George Floyd by a white police officer has fueled a worldwide outcry against racism and police brutality, many on social media are encouraging people to shop at Black-owned businesses.


Technology

Coronavirus' Spread in GOP Territory, Explained in 6 Charts

Coronavirus' Spread in GOP Territory, Explained in 6 Charts

SCIENCE | By Bill Barrow, Kevin Vineys, and Angeliki Kastanis | Jul 1
An Associated Press analysis of coronavirus case data shows the virus has moved — and is spreading quickly — into Republican areas, a new path with broad potential political ramifications.


Finance

If You've Lost Your Health Plan In The COVID Crisis, You've Got Options

If You've Lost Your Health Plan In The COVID Crisis, You've Got Options

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jun 19
Some newly unemployed people are taking advantage of special enrollment periods to sign up for plans offered on the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces, while others find they qualify for Medicaid.


Style

What Shoes to Wear with Summer Shorts?

What Shoes to Wear with Summer Shorts?

FASHION | Jul 1
The temperatures are rising but that doesn't mean your fashion needs to suffer. YouTube influencer 40 Over Fashion offers tips on how to look sharp while still showing off some leg.


Health/Fitness

Hollowed Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus

Hollowed Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus

NATIONAL | By Lauren Weber, Laura Ungar, Michelle R. Smith, Hannah Recht, Anna Maria Barry-Jester | Jul 1
The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century.


Travel

Fauci, CDC Chief Raise Concerns About Full Airline Flights

Fauci, CDC Chief Raise Concerns About Full Airline Flights

By David Koenig, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 1
"Obviously that is something that is of concern. I'm not sure what went into that decision making," Dr. Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel. "I think in the confines of an airplane that becomes even more problematic."


Nightlife

San Francisco's People's March And Rally : Unite to Fight  :: June 28, 2020

San Francisco's People's March And Rally : Unite to Fight :: June 28, 2020

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 30
SF Pride may have been canceled but community leaders Juanita Moore! and Alex U. Inn planned a march along the original Pride route followed by a rally and a second march to the Castro to show support for the black and brown members of the LGBTQ Community