Gay Detroit: The Latest

Is Google Watching Your Every Porn-Surfing Move?

Is Google Watching Your Every Porn-Surfing Move?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 20
You might think that using "incognito" mode is a good way to secure a little privacy while seeing what's new in porn online, but that's not necessarily the case, a new study reveals.

Lawyers: Actor is a Victim, So Special Prosecutor Not Needed

Lawyers: Actor is a Victim, So Special Prosecutor Not Needed

NEWS | Jul 20
Lawyers for Jussie Smollett on Friday filed motions contending that because the actor was the victim of an attack earlier this year in Chicago a judge should reverse his decision to appoint a special prosecutor.

South Bend Police to Get Body Camera Upgrades After Shooting

South Bend Police to Get Body Camera Upgrades After Shooting

NEWS | Jul 20
The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police shooting of a black man.

Star Trio from 'Knots Landing' Keep Each Other in Stitches

Star Trio from 'Knots Landing' Keep Each Other in Stitches

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Cidoni Lennox | Jul 20
Nearly 40 years after first forging their friendship while working together on the nighttime soap "Knots Landing," actresses Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee and Donna Mills are now more than just friends — they're a sister act.

As Pam Grier Celebrates 70, She Finds Peace Off the Grid

As Pam Grier Celebrates 70, She Finds Peace Off the Grid

ENTERTAINMENT | By John CaruccI | Jul 20
Pam Grier's role as the owner of a hardware store in rural Nebraska in the ABC sitcom "Bless This Mess" isn't a complete departure for the film legend.

In Reversal, Trump Disavows Criticism of Chanting Crowd

In Reversal, Trump Disavows Criticism of Chanting Crowd

NEWS | By Alan Fram, Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire | Jul 20
President Donald Trump has reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted "send her back" about a Somali-born congresswoman.

Campaigning from Behind: Lower-Tier 2020ers Seek Comeback

Campaigning from Behind: Lower-Tier 2020ers Seek Comeback

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Jul 20
As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged.

Trump Says He's Trying to Bring Rapper A$AP Rocky Home

Trump Says He's Trying to Bring Rapper A$AP Rocky Home

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Jul 20
Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Friday he is trying to help free rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in police custody in Sweden for weeks.

How Preschools Can Do More to Support Children Living with HIV

How Preschools Can Do More to Support Children Living with HIV

NEWS | Jul 19
How much do teachers and peers need to know about students' HIV-positive status? And what is the best way of managing their particular health needs at preschool level?

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jill Gleeson | Jul 19
Party drugs like crystal meth, Special K, GHB and ecstasy are frequently combined for more intense or longer-lasting highs. Whether they're consumed together by design or accidentally, the results can be deadly.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Garden Left Behind

Review :: The Garden Left Behind

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jul 19
The mesmerizing journey of an undocumented trans girl in NY is the subject of this excellent movie produced by, and starring, over 50 members of the trans community.


Business

Why No Hush-Money Charges Against Trump? Feds Are Silent

Why No Hush-Money Charges Against Trump? Feds Are Silent

FINANCE | By Jim Mustian | Jul 19
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have remained tight-lipped about their rationale for charging only Michael Cohen, Trump's former attorney and fixer, in a hush-money scandal in which they publicly implicated the president.


Technology

EPA Rejects Challenge of Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage

EPA Rejects Challenge of Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage

SCIENCE | By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 19
The Environmental Protection Agency rejected a key legal challenge Thursday to a pesticide linked to brain damage in children, saying environmental groups had failed to prove that a ban was warranted.


Cars

Automaker BMW Names Production Chief Zipse as New CEO

Automaker BMW Names Production Chief Zipse as New CEO

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Jul 19
BMW has named its top production manager, Oliver Zipse, as CEO to lead the luxury automaker through a shift to new ways of doing business such as electric vehicles and offering cars on a per-use basis.


Style

These Purchases Give American Shoppers the Greatest Rush of Happiness

These Purchases Give American Shoppers the Greatest Rush of Happiness

FASHION | Jul 20
Have you ever bought something just to feel that sudden rush of post-purchase happiness? According to new research, 66 percent of Americans have bought an item solely to feel the rush of buying something.


Health/Fitness

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

HEALTH | By Angie Wang and John Minchillo | Jul 19
The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this rural Appalachian county.


Travel

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

By Joseph Pedro | Jul 19
New Orleans may reign supreme as the South's go-to party destination, but its history, diversity of cultures, LGBTQ friendliness, and "lay-say le bon tom roo-lay" attitude keeps visitors coming back.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Celebration  @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

San Diego Pride Celebration @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 16
San Diego held its LGBTQ Pride celebration at Balboa Park with four stages and over 100 performers and community activists.