Gay Phoenix: The Latest

Cautious Welcome From Congressional Republicans to Trump Era

NEWS | By Erica Werner | Jan 22
Congressional Republicans anxiously monitor President Donald Trump's Twitter feed, parse his pronouncements, and brace for potential controversy each time he gives an interview.

Russia Set to Move Closer to Decriminalize Domestic Violence

NEWS | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Jan 22
In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalizing it altogether.

A Wider Bridge Allows LGBT Jews To Keep Faith

NEWS | By John McDonald | Jan 22
A Wider Bridge is a pro-Israel organization that seeks to build bridges between Israelis and LGBT North Americans and allies.

ACA Repeal Worries LGBT Health Advocates

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 22
President Donal Trump has vowed to repeal the ACA, better known as Obamacare, as one of his first priorities, but remained vague on what he and the Republicans who control Congress will replace it with.

Florida One of Many Battlegrounds for Reproductive Rights

NEWS | By Jillian Melero | Jan 22
On Tuesday, Florida state Rep. Joe Gruters, a former co-chair for Trump's Florida campaign, filed a proposal that would ban all abortions after 20 weeks, Mother Jones reports.

156 LGBT Officials Urge Trump Towards LGBT Support

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 22
On Friday 156 LGBT elected officials published an open letter to President-Elect Donald Trump in an effort to encourage the advancement of LGBT equality during his presidency.

Super Bowl Brings Out Houston's Best

NEWS | By Kristie Rieken | Jan 22
Houston is the nation's fourth largest city, a sprawling metropolis larger than some small states. But the good news for those visiting for Super Bowl LI is that most of the events surrounding the game will be concentrated downtown, making it easy to visi

Youth Organization Purchases Permanent Location

NEWS | By Lainey Millen | Jan 22
On Dec. 29, 2016, the Board of Directors of Time Out Youth Center (TOY) closed on the purchase of its first permanent location since the organization was established 25 years ago.

Analysis: Trump Promises Big Change, Picks Small Fights

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Jan 22
President Donald Trump won the White House promising big changes to the nation's economy, health care system and foreign policy.

Nielsen: 31 Million Viewers saw Trump's Swearing-In

NEWS | Jan 22
Nielsen estimates 31 million viewers watched TV coverage of President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday.


Entertainment

Boy George Talks Politics at Paris Menswear, Dior Goes Dark

INTERNATIONAL | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 21
Music maestro Boy George got political at Paris Fashion Week as Dior Homme went to the dark side, creating a hard, brooding fall-winter collection. Here are the highlights of Saturday's menswear shows.


Business

Will Trump End Globalization? The Doubt Haunts Davos' Elite

FINANCE | By Pan Pylas and Jamey Keaton | Jan 22
It's been impossible to escape the shadow of Donald Trump at this year's gathering of the business elites at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

HOME | By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

Honda Ridgeline AWD Shines!

AUTO NEWS | By Robin Gray | Jan 22
They (whoever they are) say black is slimming. Black is the New Orange. The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice (to quote "Hairspray"). For the 2017 Honda Ridgeline All-Wheel-Drive Black Edition, all of that blackness is true -and more.


Health/Fitness

Healthy Weight Loss :: Take It Off, Take It All Off!

FITNESS | By Tom Bonanti | Jan 21
Truthfully, healthy weight loss requires planning, hard work and patience. Here are some solid weight loss suggestions which will help you foster better eating habits, build lean muscle, and maintain a healthy weight all year long!


Travel

Puerto Vallarta 101

By Cesar Reyes and Jon-Paul Spickard | Jan 21
With some guidance and preparation, a trip south of the border can be just what you need, for getting away from the day-to-day stresses of life.


Nightlife

LGBT Activists Hold Dance Party Near Mike Pence's Home

POLITICS | Jan 19
With glow sticks, hula hoops and rainbow flags, protesters took a dance party to the streets near the vice president-elect's temporary home to oppose his positions on LGBT issues.