Gay San Diego: The Latest

Juneau Assembly Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

NEWS | Aug 24
The Juneau Assembly has passed an ordinance that makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

'19 Kids and Counting' Co-Star Pregnant for Second Time

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 24
Jessa and Ben Seewald will have another kid to count.

Cher Insults Trump, With Gusto, At Clinton Fundraiser

NEWS | Aug 24
Entertainer Cher unloaded a freewheeling barrage of insults at Donald Trump during a private fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, comparing him to Hitler and saying he reminded her of the actress who played a murdering child in the film, "The Bad Seed."

Blacks Question Trump Outreach Delivered to White Audiences

NEWS | By Bill Barrow and Errin Haines Whack | Aug 24
Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities.

India Plans Surrogacy Ban for Foreigners, Unmarried Couples

NEWS | By Nirmala George | Aug 24
The Indian government plans to ban foreigners, single parents and gay couples from using India's surrogacy services under a proposed law intended to protect poor women from exploitation.

Park Service Seeks Minorities' Support as it Marks 100 Years

NEWS | By Felicia Fonseca and Beatriz Costa-Lima | Aug 24
The National Park Service, which oversees more than 131,000 square miles of parks, monuments, battlefields and other landmarks, thinks it's time for a change.

Clinton Proposes New Federal Fund to Combat Zika Virus

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lisa Lerer | Aug 24
As the Zika virus continues to spread, Hillary Clinton is proposing a new fund to improve the federal government's response to major public health crises.

Openly Gay Police Chief Suspended from Job in South Carolina

NEWS | By Jeffrey Collins | Aug 24
The openly gay police chief of a small South Carolina town has been suspended from her job for five days, but the town administrator said it has nothing to do with her sexual orientation.

Strong Quake Rocks Central Italy, At Least 23 Reported Dead

NEWS | Aug 24
A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept.

US Women's Gymnastics Team Flips Over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Aug 24
The Tony Award-winning smash musical on Tuesday night welcomed the U.S. women's gymnastics team - Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez - who gave the show a standing ovation and greeted the cast onstage afterward


Entertainment

Rare Bookstore Still Thriving in New York City

BOOKS | Aug 24
Thanks to the internet, it's hard to find a brick-and-mortar bookstore where business is going well, let alone one in Midtown Manhattan.


Business

Illinois Latest State to Expand Domestic Workers' Rights

LEGAL | By Sophia Tareen | Aug 24
Left out of federal labor law written decades ago, nannies, housekeepers and private caregivers are gaining legal protections in a growing number of states.


Technology

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Targets 450 Social Media Users

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 24
The cyber-arm of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says it has summoned, detained and warned some 450 administrators of social media groups in recent weeks.


Cars

Delphi, Mobileye Join Forces on Autonomous Car Platform

AUTO NEWS | Aug 24
Auto parts and electronics company Delphi Automotive is joining with Israeli software maker Mobileye to develop the building blocks for a fully autonomous car in about two years.


Style

And Then There Was One: Last Howard Johnson's Remains

FOOD/DRINK | By David Sharp | Aug 24
The closing of one of the last two Howard Johnson's restaurants will mark the end of its fried clam strips, ice cream and other menu staples that nourished baby boomers and leave the once-proud restaurant chain teetering on the brink of extinction.


Health/Fitness

Kiehl's LifeRide for amfAR Raises $150K For HIV Research

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Aug 23
The 11-day, multi-stop, 1,100-mile motorcycle charity ride Kiehl's LifeRide for amfAR raised HIV/AIDS awareness and a total of $150,000 for research at multiple high-profile events at Kiehl's stores along the way.


Travel

Park Service Seeks Minorities' Support As It Marks 100 Years

By Felicia Fonseca, Beatriz Costa-Lima | Aug 24
When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.


Nightlife

Provincetown Carnival : August 18, 2016

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 23
The theme to this year's Carnival is "Back to the 80s," which meant plenty of Golden Girls, Chers, Boy Georges, Princess Dis and Pacmen. Here are pics from the parade.