LGBTQ News and More

Sarah Palin Getz Zoom-bombed with Penis Drawing

Sarah Palin Getz Zoom-bombed with Penis Drawing

NEWS | Aug 14

Sarah Palin was zoom-bombed with a drawing of a penis at a streaming candidate's forum on August 11.

New Study Disproves Anti-Trans Right's Theory of 'Social Contagion'

New Study Disproves Anti-Trans Right's Theory of 'Social Contagion'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14

A new study published in the prestigious medical journal Pediatrics disproves the claim from anti-LGBTQ+ pundits and politicians that youth identify as transgender out of peer pressure.

Want to Put a (Cock) Ring On It? Frank Ocean Has One for $25,570

Want to Put a (Cock) Ring On It? Frank Ocean Has One for $25,570

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14

Singer Frank Ocean is one of the few Black artists to address his queerness openly, and what better way than with a $25,570 cock ring he is selling on his website?

Watch: Christina Aguilera Takes on 'Don't Say Gay' at Pride Concert

Watch: Christina Aguilera Takes on 'Don't Say Gay' at Pride Concert

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14

Hitmaker Christina Aguilera invited her LA Pride audience to say gay — and they did, as her rousing set included a montage raking the anti-LGBTQ+ Florida law.

'Euphoria' Star Jacob Elordi Reveals He Was Called Gay for Wanting to Act

'Euphoria' Star Jacob Elordi Reveals He Was Called Gay for Wanting to Act

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 14

In an interview with GQ, the "Euphoria" star opens up about what it's like to be a Get Z leading man and how he started "welcoming the femininity" of his characters.

Reports: Kanye's Bullying Left Pete Davidson Seeking Trauma Therapy

Reports: Kanye's Bullying Left Pete Davidson Seeking Trauma Therapy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14

Kanye West's harassment of Pete Davidson — which commenced while Davidson was dating West's ex, Kim Kardashian — has driven the "SNL" alum to seek trauma therapy.

Church's Unauthorized 'Hamilton' Production Compares Being Gay to Addiction

Church's Unauthorized 'Hamilton' Production Compares Being Gay to Addiction

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 14

The Door church in McAllen, Texas, has given the Broadway show a homophobic makeover and lawyers for the real show have issued an order to cease and desist.

Explainer: Can the Spread of Monkeypox be Stopped?

Explainer: Can the Spread of Monkeypox be Stopped?

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | Aug 14

Since May, nearly 90 countries have reported more than 31,000 cases of monkeypox.

Jane Lynch Says She Isn't Avoiding Lea Michele in 'Funny Girl' Exit

Jane Lynch Says She Isn't Avoiding Lea Michele in 'Funny Girl' Exit

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 14

When asked point blank if her quick exit from Broadway's "Funny Girl" was to avoid Michele, Lynch had a perfectly reasonable response.

Eddie Izzard Eyes Politics, Cites Ukrainian President

Eddie Izzard Eyes Politics, Cites Ukrainian President

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14

British Transgender comedian Eddie Izzard cited Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky while discussing her ambition to run for office.

News

Norway Puts Down Freya the Walrus that Drew Oslo Crowds

Norway Puts Down Freya the Walrus that Drew Oslo Crowds

NEWS | Aug 14

Authorities in Norway have euthanized a walrus that had drawn crowds of spectators in the Oslo Fjord after concluding that it posed a risk to humans.

Entertainment

'Bullet Train' Repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' Flies Back Up Ranks

'Bullet Train' Repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' Flies Back Up Ranks

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Aug 14

"Bullet Train" led all movies in ticket sales for a second straight weekend, while a quiet spell in theaters and incredible staying power put "Top Gun: Maverick" back into third place.

Business

Private Prison Firm to Settle Lawsuit over Inmate Death

Private Prison Firm to Settle Lawsuit over Inmate Death

BUSINESS | By Jonathan Mattise | Aug 14

A private prison company has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit over a Tennessee inmate's killing that got national attention after a judge ordered the plaintiff's attorney to stop tweeting about it.

Finance

Expanded IRS Free-file System One Step Closer in Dems' Bill

Expanded IRS Free-file System One Step Closer in Dems' Bill

FINANCE | By Fatima Hussein | Aug 13

The flagship climate change and health care bill soon to be signed by President Joe Biden will bring U.S. taxpayers one step closer to a government-operated electronic free-file tax return system.

Cars

Edmunds: How to Mitigate or Avoid Dealer Markups

Edmunds: How to Mitigate or Avoid Dealer Markups

CARS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Aug 13

Edmunds experts what you can expect from dealerships for the remainder of 2022 and offers tips on getting the best deal.

Style

Skin Cycling: The Hot New Trend that will Transform your Skin

Skin Cycling: The Hot New Trend that will Transform your Skin

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Aug 10

In an age where trends come and go in the blink of an eye, it's worth discussing when something comes along that is actually beneficial to the skin.

Health/Fitness

Adult Film Star Greg Riley Shares his Monkeypox Experience

Adult Film Star Greg Riley Shares his Monkeypox Experience

HEALTH/FITNESS | Aug 13

The horror stories around monkeypox share the same dispiriting scenario: A frightening diagnosis followed by a painful outbreak, anxiety, isolation, and difficulty in receiving treatment. Adult film actor Greg Riley shared his monkeypox experience.

Travel

Hidden Treasures in Asheville's Least Hidden Hotel

Hidden Treasures in Asheville's Least Hidden Hotel

TRAVEL | By Brandon Schultz | Aug 13

The Grove Park Inn is known as the other spectacular resort in Asheville, NC. While it is well-known, it has numerous hidden treasures.

Nightlife

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8

The Anti Violence Project threw The Pink Party, celebrating the lives and victories of the LGBTQ community in Fire Island Pines, complete with drag performances by Shequida, Egypt and Nutwater, and featuring DJ Matty Glitterati.