Gay Buffalo: The Latest

Could 1st Tangible Signs of Shutdown Progress be Emerging?

Could 1st Tangible Signs of Shutdown Progress be Emerging?

NEWS | By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey | Jan 19
The first tangible signs of movement may be emerging in the impasse that has shut down the government for weeks.

In 1975 Time Offered Lily Tomlin a Cover if She Would Come Out; She Refused

In 1975 Time Offered Lily Tomlin a Cover if She Would Come Out; She Refused

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
Time Magazine offered Lily Tomlin its cover with the tag line, "Yep, I'm Gay" in 1975. She refused.

Life in Limbo: Leftover Embryos Vex Clinics, Couples

Life in Limbo: Leftover Embryos Vex Clinics, Couples

TECHNOLOGY | By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 19
Tens of thousands of embryos are stuck in limbo in fertility clinics, leftovers from pregnancy attempts and broken dreams of parenthood.

Multiple Women Eyeing 2020 Hands Dems 'Wonderful Challenge'

Multiple Women Eyeing 2020 Hands Dems 'Wonderful Challenge'

NEWS | By Elana Schor and Juana Summers | Jan 19
Advocates for gender equality are reckoning with what one called a "wonderful challenge" — four or more women running for president in 2020.

Opioid Crisis Brings Unwanted Attention to Wealthy Family

Opioid Crisis Brings Unwanted Attention to Wealthy Family

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Alanna Durkin Richer | Jan 19
The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, the privately held drug company that has made billions from OxyContin, and Sacklers hold most of the seats on the board.

Reports: Sony Drops R. Kelly After Furor Over Allegations

Reports: Sony Drops R. Kelly After Furor Over Allegations

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jan 19
Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster.

Trump Fires Back After Mueller Disputes Accuracy of Report

Trump Fires Back After Mueller Disputes Accuracy of Report

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker | Jan 19
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that said President Donald Trump's former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress.

George W. Bush Treats Secret Service Detail to Pizza

George W. Bush Treats Secret Service Detail to Pizza

NEWS | Jan 19
Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown.

Trump Plans 'Major Announcement' on Border, Longest Shutdown

Trump Plans 'Major Announcement' on Border, Longest Shutdown

NEWS | By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey | Jan 19
President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week.

Anthony Rapp Hopes He Did His Part to 'Change the Culture'

Anthony Rapp Hopes He Did His Part to 'Change the Culture'

ENTERTAINMENT | By John CaruccI | Jan 19
Actor Anthony Rapp said he came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey because he feared assaults could "keep happening" if he said nothing.


News

Congress to Probe Report Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie

Congress to Probe Report Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie

NATIONAL | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Jan 18
The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations over a Moscow real estate project during the 2016 election.


Entertainment

Wendy Williams to Take Health-Related Break from TV Show

Wendy Williams to Take Health-Related Break from TV Show

TELEVISION | By Lynn Elber | Jan 19
Wendy Williams is taking an extended break from her TV talk show to deal with health issues related to her immune system disorder, her family said Friday.


Business

EU Wants to Exclude Agriculture from Trade Talks with U.S.

EU Wants to Exclude Agriculture from Trade Talks with U.S.

LEGAL | Jan 19
The European Union insisted Friday that agriculture be kept out of the EU-U.S. trade negotiations, despite Washington's wishes to include the vast sector, and said any overall deal will be limited in scope.


Technology

Researchers Come Face to Face with Huge Great White Shark

Researchers Come Face to Face with Huge Great White Shark

SCIENCE | By Caleb Jones | Jan 19
Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii.


Finance

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.


Style

Louis Vuitton Celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris Menswear

Louis Vuitton Celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris Menswear

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 18
Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson.


Health/Fitness

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

HEALTH | By Carmen Heredia Rodrigue | Jan 18
Even as the opioid epidemic continues, the toll of methamphetamine use, also known as meth or crystal meth, is on the rise, too.


Travel

Japan Reports Record-Breaking Tourism in 2018

Japan Reports Record-Breaking Tourism in 2018

Jan 19
The Japan National Tourism Organization announced that more than 30 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2018, an all-time record.


Nightlife

GLAM Awards @ Sony Hall NYC :: January 14, 2019

GLAM Awards @ Sony Hall NYC :: January 14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 16
The 20th edition of the GLAM Awards celebrated the best of NYC nightlife. Hosted by Ru Paul's Drag Race's Bob The Drag Queen and Peppermint, this was a night full of amazing performances, camaraderie and so much creativity!