Gay Indianapolis: The Latest

Families, Doctors Urge Alabama to Reject Trans Treatment Ban

Families, Doctors Urge Alabama to Reject Trans Treatment Ban

NEWS | By Kim Chandler | Apr 21
Transgender youth, parents and advocates on Tuesday urged the Alabama House of Representatives, as well as the state's governor, to reject legislation that would ban the use of puberty-blockers or hormones to treat transgender minors.

Arizona Governor Vetoes Strict Sex Education Legislation

Arizona Governor Vetoes Strict Sex Education Legislation

NEWS | By Bob Christie | Apr 21
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have made the state's sex education laws some of the strictest in the nation when it comes to teaching about LGBTQ issues.

Montana Blocks Bill to Ban Gender Affirming Surgery in Youth

Montana Blocks Bill to Ban Gender Affirming Surgery in Youth

NEWS | By Amy Beth Hanson and Iris Samuels | Apr 21
The Montana Senate voted Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a bill that would have banned gender affirming surgery for transgender minors, effectively killing the proposal.

North Carolina Won't Pass Bill to Ban Youth Trans Procedures

North Carolina Won't Pass Bill to Ban Youth Trans Procedures

NEWS | By Bryan Anderson | Apr 21
The office of North Carolina's Republican Senate leader said on Tuesday the chamber won't advance a controversial bill put forward this month by three GOP members that sought to limit medical treatments for transgender people under 21.

Prince Fans Headed to Paisley Park 5 Years after Death

Prince Fans Headed to Paisley Park 5 Years after Death

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 21
Paisley Park, where Prince lived and worked, will welcome back a select 1,400 fans Wednesday to mark the fifth anniversary of his death from inside his creative sanctuary.

Netflix's Subscriber Growth, Stock Zapped as Pandemic Eases

Netflix's Subscriber Growth, Stock Zapped as Pandemic Eases

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Liedtke | Apr 21
Netflix's pandemic-fueled subscriber growth is slowing far faster than anticipated as people who have been cooped at home are able to get out and do other things again.

Biden to America after Floyd Verdict: 'We Can't Stop Here'

Biden to America after Floyd Verdict: 'We Can't Stop Here'

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller and Michael Balsamo | Apr 21
President Joe Biden said the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd "can be a giant step forward" for the nation in the fight against systemic racism. But he declared that "it's not enough."

Actors Zoë Kravitz and Taylour Paige Spark Dating Rumors with New Instagram Post

Actors Zoë Kravitz and Taylour Paige Spark Dating Rumors with New Instagram Post

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 21
Zoë Kravitz and Taylour Paige appeared in a lighthearted Instagram post over the weekend, with fans speculating over their potential relationship status.

  John Cameron Mitchell Set For Role as the Tiger King in "Joe Exotic" Narrative Drama

John Cameron Mitchell Set For Role as the Tiger King in "Joe Exotic" Narrative Drama

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 20
"Hedwig and The Angry Inch's" John Cameron Mitchell has signed on for a title role as Joe Exotic in a recently announced project from UCP, based on the Wondery podcast about the subject.

Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder and Manslaughter in Floyd Case

Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder and Manslaughter in Floyd Case

NEWS | By Amy Forliti, Stephen Groves and Tammy Webber | Apr 20
Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that touched off worldwide protests.


Business

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

FOOD/DRINK | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 20
Restaurants and delivery companies remain uneasy partners, haggling over fees and struggling to make the service profitable for themselves and each other.


Technology

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

NATIONAL | By Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise | Apr 19
Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign.


Finance

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

NATIONAL | By Bob Musinski | Apr 20
While these loans are a small share of the overall number of mortgages issued each year, they are vital to low- and middle-income families who are trying to buy a home.


Cars

New SUV Models Star at China Auto Show Under Virus Controls

New SUV Models Star at China Auto Show Under Virus Controls

AUTO NEWS | Apr 20
Volkswagen, Ford and Chinese brands unveiled new SUVs for China on Monday at the Shanghai auto show, the industry's biggest marketing event in a year overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic.


Style

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson and Francois Mori | Apr 18
The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.


Health/Fitness

How Hormone Therapy Affects Blood Pressure Differently in Transgender Men, Women

How Hormone Therapy Affects Blood Pressure Differently in Transgender Men, Women

HEALTH | By American Heart Association | Apr 20
Gender-affirming hormone therapy, which uses hormones to align an individual's physical characteristics with their gender identity, has been linked to blood pressure changes in transgender men and women, new research finds.


Travel

Prime Minister Hopes to Make Albania a 'Tourism Champion'

Prime Minister Hopes to Make Albania a 'Tourism Champion'

By Llazar Semini | Apr 21
Albania's prime minister hopes to win reelection this weekend so he can work on making one of Europe's poorest countries a "champion of tourism."