Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Gay No More, NYC's Out Hotel To Go Mainstream

NEWS | Jul 27
The days of New York City's Out Hotel as a gay-themed vacation spot are numbered. The Real Deal reports that Merchant's Hospitality has bought the long-term lease on the Times Square area complex for $40 million and plans to go for a mainstream crowd.

PGA Championship to Remain in North Carolina Despite Anti-LGBT Law

NEWS | Jul 27
The PGA of America has no plans to move next year's championship out of Charlotte despite the North Carolina law limiting protections for LGBT people.

Trump to Russia, Hack and Release Deleted Clinton Emails

NEWS | By Eric Tucker and Jack GIllum | Jul 27
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump encouraged Russia to meddle in American politics Wednesday, with a stunning recommendation to uncover and make public hacked emails that might damage his opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Gay and Bi Male Teens No More Likely Than Other Males to Engage in Several Sexual Risk Behaviors; But Still at Substantially Higher Risk of HIV Infection

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 27
New CDC data suggest that there are no significant differences in several HIV-related risk behaviors among U.S. male students in ninth through 12th grades, but gay or bisexual males are still at a higher risk for HIV.

LA County Dept. of Health Urges MSM and HIVers to Get Meningitis Vaccine

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 27
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health expanded their recommendations for Southern California that men who have sex with men (MSM) and people with HIV get vaccinated for meningitis.

Alabama's Chief Justice Defends His Anti-Gay Marriage Memo

NEWS | Jul 27
Alabama's suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore is defending his January memo to probate judges regarding same-sex marriage.

Trump Says Russia Should Find Clinton' Missing Emails

NEWS | Jul 27
Donald Trump has a message for Russia: find Hillary Clinton's missing emails. But his running mate, Mike Pence, is sending mixed signals.

Kim Davis Being Sued by Woman Who Wants to Marry an Animal

NEWS | Jul 27
Kim Davis just can't seem to keep herself out of the spotlight.

In 'Indignation,' a Maturing Logan Lerman Changes Course

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jul 27
Logan Lerman is already one of the most sought-after young actors in Hollywood, with his starring role in "Indignation," gives him new status.

After Nearly A Decade, Matt Damon Is 'Bourne' Again

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 27
Matt Damon talks of returning to the character of Jason Bourne nine years later.


Entertainment

Québec City Celebrates New France Festival 20th Anniversary

CULTURE | Jul 27
The New France Festival welcomes over 200,000 visitors to rejoice in gastronomical activities, historic reenactments, and take part in historic lectures, showcasing with humor the 17th and 18th century period when Québec was a French colony.


Finance

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

REAL ESTATE | By Janie Har | Jul 25
San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.


Cars

Judge Set to Decide on $15B Volkswagen Settlement

AUTO NEWS | By Sudhin Thanawala | Jul 26
A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval.


Health/Fitness

AHF Ad Campaign Targets Gilead's Refusal to Release Less-Toxic Tenofovir

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jul 26
Following a blistering Los Angeles Times article documenting Gilead's patent manipulation on its drugs containing tenofovir, AHF rolled out a new ad campaign in LGBT outlets calling for closer scrutiny of Gilead.


Travel

Air France Warns of Drop in Travel to France After Attacks

Jul 27
Air France, facing a strike by cabin crew at the height of the summer vacation season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid concerns about France as a tourist destination after a string of deadly attacks.


Nightlife

San Francisco, CA

On the Tab :: July 21 - 28

LOCAL EVENTS | Jul 21
Be it a spooky foggy night, or a sunny afternoon, usually both in one day, your nightlife summer options may require a change of outfits. Where are our fleece drag couturiers?

Candis Cayne Hosts Le Bal - A Drag Extravaganza

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Jul 27
On July 29, Candis Cayne hosts Le Bal - A Drag Extravaganza with a star-studded lineup of internationally renowned glamazon drag queens including Thorgy Thor, Manila Luzon and Jackie Beat.