Gay Las Vegas: The Latest

Trump, Sanders Victorious in New Hampshire Primaries

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 9
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring voters' insistence on shaking up American politics.

Stage Version of 'Frozen' to be Directed by Broadway Veteran

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 9
Disney has tapped one of Broadway's freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, "Frozen."

Martin Shkreli Sued By Artist Over Wu-Tang Clan Album

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Feb 9
A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others Tuesday over the use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album, saying he never expected portraits he posted on a fan blog two years ago to be used without his permission.

NGLCC Urges Charlotte Lawmakers to Pass Non-Discrimination Ordinance

NEWS | Feb 9
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is urging the Charlotte City Council in North Carolina to approve a non-discrimination ordinance this week.

Michael McElroy Talks Broadway Inspirational Voices on Eve of Big Benefit

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Scott Hall | Feb 9
Tony nominee Michael McElroy talks to EDGE about his career & involvement with Broadway Inspirational Voices, the group he founded, in preparation for a benefit concert on February 15.

Watch: Ian McKellen Gets Emotional Reading Coming Out Letter

NEWS | Feb 9
British actor Ian McKellen got emotional reading a coming out letter from Michael Tolliver, the fictional character from Armistead Maupin's novel series "Tales of the City," during a recent series from "Letters Live."

Only In Florida: Man Charged In Bizarre Alligator Attack at Wendy's

NEWS | Feb 9
A Florida man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Monday for an incident last fall where he thew a living alligator through a drive-thru window of a Wendy's restaurant.

Zsa Zsa Gabor Rushed to ER After 99th Birthday

TMZ reports that legendary celebrity/actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was rushed to the emergency room Monday, two days after celebrating her 99th birthday.

Tony-Nominated Actor Ken Watanabe Battling Stomach Cancer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 9
A publicist for Ken Watanabe says the Tony Award- and Oscar-nominated actor has been forced to delay his return to Broadway's "The King and I" while he battles stomach cancer.

Red Lobster Enjoys Sales Surge After Mention in Beyonce Song

NEWS | Feb 9
Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."


News

As President, Clinton Promises to Make LGBT Equality a Top Priority

POLITICS | Feb 9
During a campaign rally in New Hampshire Sunday, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said she promises that LGBT equality is "on the top of my priority list as a president."


Business

Offbeat Humor and Upbeat Messages Dominate Super Bowl 50 Ads

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Feb 10
Bent in concentration beneath the vaulted ceiling of his Old Havana studio, Mauro Coca draws a tropical bird in blue ink down the length of Julivic Marquez's arm.


Technology

Roach-Like Robots May Help in Disasters

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Feb 10
When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.


Cars

Feds Find Fiat Chrysler Gear Shifters Can Confuse Drivers

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Feb 10
Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries.


Travel

LGBT Surf Camp Returns to Brazil

Feb 10
Lesbian-owned Brazil Ecojourneys and GaySurfers want to bring the joy of pride back to the beach as they once again host South America's only LGBT surf camp in Santa Catarina, South Brazil.


Nightlife

Mardi Gras Season Rolls into Last Big Weekend in New Orleans

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Bill Fuller | Feb 7
The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter.