Gay Star News http://www.gaystarnews.com/articles GSN Feed en My gay Riga: Kaspars Zalitis on Europe's rising gay destination http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/my-gay-riga-kaspars-zalitis-europes-rising-gay-destination300315 <!--paging_filter--><p> The 'EuroPride 2015 – Riga' organizer on life in the Latvian capital</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/my-gay-riga-kaspars-zalitis-europes-rising-gay-destination300315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Travel-City-Breaks Travel-Top-Stories Baltic Sea Baltics City Centre Contact Details Elina Garanca Europe Europe forward Golden Bar Kristine Opolais Latvia Marina Rebeka Riga Riga Social Issues The building The Latvian National Opera Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:13:02 +0000 jamiet 21411 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Trailblazer: Brent Everett – 'Even Canada is conservative compared to Berlin' http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/trailblazer-brent-everett-%E2%80%93-even-canada-conservative-compared-berlin300315 <!--paging_filter--><p> The adult film star on his life on the road – from London to Toronto</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/trailblazer-brent-everett-%E2%80%93-even-canada-conservative-compared-berlin300315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Travel-Destinations Travel-Top-Stories Berlin British West Indies Indies Labor Moscow New Zealand San Diego Sydney Toronto Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:18:54 +0000 jamiet 21408 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Around the world with... Eliad Cohen http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/around-world-eliad-cohen250315 <!--paging_filter--><p> Gay icon and clubbing legend Eliad Cohen on keeping fit whilst travelling the world and why Spain and Brazil are his top party countries</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/around-world-eliad-cohen250315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> GSN-loves-guys Travel Travel-City-Breaks Travel-Prides-and-Parties Travel-Top-Stories Brazil Eliad energy food Food Records Instagram Jewish culture London Tel Aviv Tel Aviv Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:50:37 +0000 danb 21334 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Shirley MacLaine: The Children's Hour suffered because director had 'trepidations' about lesbian theme http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/shirley-maclaine-childrens-hour-suffered-because-director-had-trepidations-about-lesbian-the <!--paging_filter--><p> 'It was 1961 and nobody had done that'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/shirley-maclaine-childrens-hour-suffered-because-director-had-trepidations-about-lesbian-the" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Arts Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Cinema of the United States director Film Films Gay Star Human Interest Lesbian MacLaine Person Attributes Shirley Shirley MacLaine Shirley MacLaine Social Issues The Children's Hour the TCM Classic Movie Festival These Three United Artists films William Wyler Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:26:24 +0000 gregh 21429 at http://www.gaystarnews.com As backlash against Indiana over 'religious freedom' bill grows ever bigger, critics suggest ways out http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/backlash-against-indiana-over-religious-freedom-bill-grows-ever-bigger-critics-suggest-ways- <!--paging_filter--><p> State Democrats and LGBTI groups want law fixed before more damage is done to state's economy and image</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/backlash-against-indiana-over-religious-freedom-bill-grows-ever-bigger-critics-suggest-ways-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Astrophysics Author Automotive industry by country Automotive industry in Japan Backlash Civil Rights Act Democratic Party Discrimination Economy of Japan Executive Freedom Geography of Indiana Governor Greg Ballard Human Interest Indiana Indiana Indianapolis Indianapolis Indianapolis metropolitan area Indianapolis, Indiana Labor Law Lightning Mayor Mike Pence Mike Pence National Center for Transgender Equality National Road Person Location Person Party Physics Politics of the United States Private senate Sports Stephen King Subaru Subaru WWE Backlash Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:52:15 +0000 gregh 21428 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Underwear ad vet David Beckham makes James Corden feel 'sexually aroused' in hilarious parody http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/underwear-ad-veteran-david-beckham-joined-james-corden-hilarious-parody300315 <!--paging_filter--><p> Their lines of skivvies is 'available in no stores - 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Prime Suspect Social Issues Television Tenison The Queen Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:34:56 +0000 joem 21415 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Here are the other US states that have anti-gay 'religious freedom' laws like Indiana http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/here-are-other-us-states-have-anti-gay-religious-freedom-laws-indiana300315 <!--paging_filter--><p> You can still be turned away from a public service just because you're gay</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/here-are-other-us-states-have-anti-gay-religious-freedom-laws-indiana300315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Activism American studies Boycott Governor Human Interest Indiana Indiana Mike Pence Mike Pence Religion in the United States Religious Freedom Restoration Act United States federal legislation Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:01:25 +0000 joem 21414 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Does your MP support trans rights? http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/does-your-mp-support-trans-rights300315 <!--paging_filter--><p> New 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http://www.gaystarnews.com US student assaulted, evicted after coming out as gay http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-student-assaulted-evicted-after-coming-out-gay300315 <!--paging_filter--><p> Seeks $101,610 for property and emotional damages</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-student-assaulted-evicted-after-coming-out-gay300315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Allegation Andrew David White Andrew White Brigham Young University Brigham Young University Brigham Young University in Utah Cause of action Civil procedure Eviction food Jesus Christ Labor Lance Freeman Landlord–tenant law Law Lawsuit Missionary Training Center Peak Joaquin Holdings Real estate Real property law Religion Social Issues South Campus Utah White Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:54:47 +0000 darrenw 21410 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Apple’s Tim Cook explains why he believes that ‘Religious Freedom’ laws are dangerous http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/apple%E2%80%99s-tim-cook-explains-why-he-believes-%E2%80%98religious-freedom%E2%80%99-laws-are-dangerous300315 <!--paging_filter--><p> ‘On behalf of Apple, I’m standing up to oppose this new wave of legislation — wherever it emerges … This is about how we treat each other as human beings.’</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/apple%E2%80%99s-tim-cook-explains-why-he-believes-%E2%80%98religious-freedom%E2%80%99-laws-are-dangerous300315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Business-News America Apple Arkansas CEO Discrimination Ed Lee Governor Indiana Labor Law Mayor Mike Spence Politics San Fran San Francisco Texas the Washington Post the Washington Post Tim Cook Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:53:38 +0000 davidh 21409 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Rand Paul: Gay marriage a ‘moral crisis’ http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rand-paul-gay-marriage-%E2%80%98moral-crisis%E2%80%99300315 <!--paging_filter--><p> Republican presidential hopeful says 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