Gay Columbus: The Latest

'Black Panther' Stays Strong with $108M in Second Weekend

'Black Panther' Stays Strong with $108M in Second Weekend

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 25
"Black Panther" has scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales.

Michelle Obama to Release Memoir in November

Michelle Obama to Release Memoir in November

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | Feb 25
Michelle Obama's memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13.

NRA Spokeswoman Becomes New Face of Gun Rights Movement

NRA Spokeswoman Becomes New Face of Gun Rights Movement

NEWS | By Tammy Webber | Feb 25
Dana Loesch is the new public face of the National Rifle Association, an organization long associated with older white men.

California Democratic Party Isn't Backing Dianne Feinstein

California Democratic Party Isn't Backing Dianne Feinstein

NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 25
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term in Washington, but her supporters say it won't hurt her with a broader swath of voters.

Researchers Try to Unlock Clues to 'Super-Aging'

Researchers Try to Unlock Clues to 'Super-Aging'

Researchers are hoping that by studying the brains of "super-agers" they'll be able to unlock the secrets to sharp memory in old age.

Pa. Republicans Sue Over Redistricting Plan

Pa. Republicans Sue Over Redistricting Plan

NEWS | Feb 25
Eight Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania want a federal court to step in and prevent the use of a court-ordered district map in this year's elections.

Oscar Fashion Through the Years: Both Great & Puzzling

Oscar Fashion Through the Years: Both Great & Puzzling

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Feb 25
I look back at some of the Academy Awards best and worst fashion moments.

Gay Parade Permit Sparks Major Debate in Mississippi

Gay Parade Permit Sparks Major Debate in Mississippi

NEWS | By Jeff Amy | Feb 25
At first, the plan to hold a gay-pride parade here didn't seem like such a big deal.

Transgender Texas Wrestler Wins Second High School Title

Transgender Texas Wrestler Wins Second High School Title

NEWS | Feb 25
For the second year in a row, a transgender wrestler has won the Texas girls' Class 6A 110-pound division.

White House Receives Mattis Memo on Transgender Troops

White House Receives Mattis Memo on Transgender Troops

NEWS | By Zeke Miller and Lolita C. Baldor | Feb 25
The White House has received a memo from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis making recommendations for dealing with transgender individuals serving in the military.


Entertainment

Nanette Fabray, Star of Stage, Screen and TV, Dies at 97

Nanette Fabray, Star of Stage, Screen and TV, Dies at 97

OBITUARIES | By John Rogers | Feb 25
Nanette Fabray, the vivacious actress, singer and dancer who became a star in Broadway musicals, on television as Sid Caesar's comic foil and in such hit movies as "The Band Wagon," has died at age 97.


Business

Why Millennials Should Care About Medicare Right Now

Why Millennials Should Care About Medicare Right Now

FINANCE | By Liz Weston | Feb 25
Lawmakers understand that cutting current retirees' benefits is a political nonstarter -- so they will be tempted to foist the biggest cuts on people farther away from retirement (who are presumably paying less attention).


Technology

Putin is Heir to Russia's Long Disinformation Experience

Putin is Heir to Russia's Long Disinformation Experience

PERSONAL TECH | By Jim Heintz | Feb 25
The elaborate campaign of bogus identities and inflammatory statements alleged in last week's U.S. indictment of 13 Russians used new technology and platforms, but drew on a century-old spirit.


Finance

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

REAL ESTATE | By Beth Buczynski | Jan 27
Love and marriage don't always go together, no matter what Sinatra says. If you're in a committed relationship but nuptials are on the back burner, just know your dream of buying a home doesn't have to be.


Cars

Glitches or Not, Nissan Starts Testing Semi-Autonomous Rides

Glitches or Not, Nissan Starts Testing Semi-Autonomous Rides

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Feb 25
In the future Nissan envisions, driverless cars will pick up children from school and recommend restaurants to tourists in various languages.


Style

Toy Makers Turn to the Toilet for Poop-Inspired Toys

Toy Makers Turn to the Toilet for Poop-Inspired Toys

HOME | By Joseph Pisani | Feb 24
Toy makers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations. Mattel, a company best known for its clean-cut Barbie dolls, is set to release a game called Flushin' Frenzy that sends a brown plastic poop flying into the air.


Travel

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Art Trail in Mexico City

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Art Trail in Mexico City

FINE ARTS | By Anita Snow | Feb 23
All around Mexico City, Frida and Diego-philes can find the couple's work at over a dozen museums and public spaces. Here are some stops on the Kahlo-Rivera trail.


Nightlife

Gay Day at the Circus Spectacular!

Gay Day at the Circus Spectacular!

What could be better that nimble athletic bodies performing acrobatic feats for your thrills, pleasure and delight? Join us for "GAY DAY AT THE CIRCUS SPECTACULAR!"