Gay Baltimore: The Latest

COVID-19 Booster Drive is Faltering in the U.S.

COVID-19 Booster Drive is Faltering in the U.S.

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mae Anderson | Jan 26
The COVID-19 booster drive in the U.S. is losing steam, worrying health experts who have pleaded with Americans to get an extra shot to shore up their protection against the highly contagious omicron variant.

Elton John Postpones Texas Concerts after Getting COVID-19

Elton John Postpones Texas Concerts after Getting COVID-19

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 26
Despite being vaccinated and boosted, Elton John has contracted COVID-19 and is postponing two farewell concert dates in Dallas.

Michigan Settlement Lets Faith Agencies Deny LGBT Adoptions

Michigan Settlement Lets Faith Agencies Deny LGBT Adoptions

NEWS | By David Eggert | Jan 26
Faith-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan can refuse to place children with same-sex couples under a proposed settlement filed in federal court.

France Bans Gay 'Conversion Therapy' with New Law

France Bans Gay 'Conversion Therapy' with New Law

NEWS | Jan 26
France has a new law that bans so-called conversion therapies and authorizes jail time and fines for practitioners who use the scientifically discredited practice.

It's the Right Time  — John Cameron Mitchell on the 'Shortbus' Restoration

It's the Right Time — John Cameron Mitchell on the 'Shortbus' Restoration

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26
When John Cameron Mitchell's "Shortbus" hit screens in 2006, it brought a vivid splash of color and a range of emotional vibrance that felt rare. 15 years later, he returned to restore the film that he feels is more relevant than ever.

Pharmacies Are Turning Away Immunocompromised Patients Seeking 4th Covid Shot

Pharmacies Are Turning Away Immunocompromised Patients Seeking 4th Covid Shot

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Liz Szabo | Jan 25
Patients with weakened immune systems say pharmacies are turning them away when they seek additional vaccine doses recommended by federal health officials.

Watch: Lady Gaga Alleges She Kissed Salma Hayek in Deleted 'House Of Gucci' Scene

Watch: Lady Gaga Alleges She Kissed Salma Hayek in Deleted 'House Of Gucci' Scene

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 25
Appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Lady Gaga continues to play up her story that she kissed Salma Hayek in a scene for "House of Gucci" but has no proof it happened.

Gus Kenworthy Reveals Secret Boyfriend of Two Years

Gus Kenworthy Reveals Secret Boyfriend of Two Years

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 25
Gus Kenworthy reveals his secret boyfriend of two years. The Olympian revealed that he has been quietly dating CAA executive Adam Umhoefer.

Out Conservative Brandon Straka Sentenced For Role in January 6 Capitol Attack

Out Conservative Brandon Straka Sentenced For Role in January 6 Capitol Attack

NEWS | Jan 25
Brandon Straka, the out, pro-Trump organizer and social media influencer who spoke at a Washington, DC, rally the day before the US Capitol attack was sentenced to three years of probation on Monday.

Review: Seth Sikes Performs Highly Entertaining Tribute to Gay Music Icons

Review: Seth Sikes Performs Highly Entertaining Tribute to Gay Music Icons

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jan 25
For a number of years now, New York-based cabaret performer Seth Sikes has been performing his highly entertaining tribute show "Me and My Gals: Seth Sikes Sings Judy and Liza and Barbra etc." It heads to Boston on Jan. 29 at Club Cafe.


News

Men Continue to Fall Behind Women in Global HIV Testing, Treatment

Men Continue to Fall Behind Women in Global HIV Testing, Treatment

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25
Men are faring worse than women in terms of global efforts to increase HIV testing and treatment — a crucial part of reducing rates of HIV transmission.


Entertainment

Review: Trans Refugee Drama 'Adam,' Based on Real Events, has Visceral Power

Review: Trans Refugee Drama 'Adam,' Based on Real Events, has Visceral Power

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25
This hourlong play adapted to film stars Adam Kashmiri, based on his experiences as a transgender in his native Egypt and as a refugee caught in a maddening bureaucratic Catch-22.


Business

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

By Adriana Gomez | Jan 24
A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit.


Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14
For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.


Cars

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

AUTO NEWS | Jan 26
Luxury automaker Bentley said Wednesday it is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing to accelerate its electric vehicle development plan, joining other auto brands shifting away from gasoline engines.


Nightlife

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 23
Mad Angel Entertainment presented the 49th celebration of the Miss Gay America pageantry at the Robinson Theatre in Little Rock, Arkansas. Congratulations to Dextaci who was crowned Miss Gay America 2022.