LGBTQ News and More

With Passage of Respect for Marriage Act, Searches Surge for 'Gay Superheroes'

With Passage of Respect for Marriage Act, Searches Surge for 'Gay Superheroes'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 4

The internet lit up after the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act, which provides protections for same-sex and interracial couples. People were searching for information on... gay superheroes?

Courts Decide as Religious Freedoms and LGTBQ+ Rights Clash on Campuses

Courts Decide as Religious Freedoms and LGTBQ+ Rights Clash on Campuses

NEWS | Dec 4

Disputes over religious freedom and LGBTQ rights have led to high-profile judicial controversies. Lately, many of these controversies have begun in educational settings.

Jack Repetti, Owner of Boston's Eagle, Passed Away

Jack Repetti, Owner of Boston's Eagle, Passed Away

NEWS | Dec 4

Jack Repetti, the owner of Boston's Eagle from 1981 to 2020, passed away on Thursday, December 1. Repetti also was the chief bartender at the South End bar and was famous for his sharp-witted retorts to customers that made him a local icon.

Gay Adult Film Star Tyler Roberts Passed Away

Gay Adult Film Star Tyler Roberts Passed Away

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 4

Gay adult film star Tyler Roberts lost his fight for life on Dec. 3. Roberts had been hospitalized in intensive care in Palm Springs after suffering organ failure last month.

When David Archuleta Addressed Gay Journey, Some in Audience Walked Out

When David Archuleta Addressed Gay Journey, Some in Audience Walked Out

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 4

Out singer David Archuleta addressed audience members who walked out of his show as he gave an emotional speech about his coming out.

Pageant Celebrates Transgender Life in India

Pageant Celebrates Transgender Life in India

NEWS | By Anupam Nath | Dec 4

Twenty transgender women sashayed on a stage dressed as ethnic and tribal characters in the beauty pageant, drawing rounds of applause from the audience.

Gay GOP Former Congressman Jim Kolbe Dies at 80

Gay GOP Former Congressman Jim Kolbe Dies at 80

NEWS | Dec 4

Jim Kolbe, an openly gay Republican congressman who represented a heavily Democratic region of Arizona for more than two decades, has died. He was 80.

Both Sides See High Stakes in Gay Rights Supreme Court Case

Both Sides See High Stakes in Gay Rights Supreme Court Case

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko | Dec 4

The Supreme Court is being warned about the potentially dire consequences of a case next week involving a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for same-sex couples.

Sam Smith and Kim Petras Were Surprised at Their 'Unholy' Success

Sam Smith and Kim Petras Were Surprised at Their 'Unholy' Success

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 3

Upon hearing seeing that the song topped the charts and earned a Grammy nomination, Petras said there was "a lot of crying."

Spitting Image? Joseph Baena Posts Workout Pics that Evoke Famous Dad

Spitting Image? Joseph Baena Posts Workout Pics that Evoke Famous Dad

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 3

Joseph Baena continues to follow in his famous dad's footsteps. The 25-year-old actor and fitness influencer posted post Thanksgiving pics that showed his striking resemblance to dad Arnold Schwarzenegger.

News

Trump Rebuked for Call to Suspend Constitution over Election

Trump Rebuked for Call to Suspend Constitution over Election

NEWS | By Hope Yen | Dec 4

Former President Donald Trump faced rebuke Sunday from officials in both parties after calling for the "termination" of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election was stolen.

Entertainment

'Wakanda Forever' is No. 1 for 4th Straight Weekend

'Wakanda Forever' is No. 1 for 4th Straight Weekend

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 4

"Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" kept the box-office crown for the fourth straight weekend, and the comic holiday thriller "Violent Night" debuted with $13.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Business

Russia Rejects $60-a-barrel Cap on Its Oil, Warns of Cutoffs

Russia Rejects $60-a-barrel Cap on Its Oil, Warns of Cutoffs

BUSINESS | By Jamey Keaten | Dec 4

Russian authorities rejected a price cap on the country's oil set by Ukraine's Western supporters and threatened Saturday to stop supplying the nations that endorsed it.

Technology

3 Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth after 6-month Mission

3 Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth after 6-month Mission

TECHNOLOGY | Dec 4

Three Chinese astronauts landed in a northern desert on Sunday after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong station, a symbol of the country's ambitious space program, state TV reported.

Finance

6 Ways to Boost your Credit Card Rewards this Holiday Season

6 Ways to Boost your Credit Card Rewards this Holiday Season

FINANCE | By Craig Joseph | Dec 3

Get your wallet ready — it's that time again with the holidays right around the corner. And for most people, celebration means spending.

Cars

Edmunds: Toyota RAV4 Prime vs. Hyundai Tucson Plug-in

Edmunds: Toyota RAV4 Prime vs. Hyundai Tucson Plug-in

CARS | By Alex Nishimoto, Edmunds | Dec 3

The Toyota RAV4 Prime has served as a benchmark for what a small SUV with a plug-in hybrid powertrain can be. But now SUV shoppers have another choice to consider: The Hyundai Tucson PHEV.

Style

Fans' Wild World Cup Fashion Draws Praise, Scorn in Qatar

Fans' Wild World Cup Fashion Draws Praise, Scorn in Qatar

STYLE | By Isabel Debre | Dec 4

The World Cup in Qatar has become a political lightning rod, so it comes as no surprise that soccer fans' sartorial style has sparked controversy.

Health/Fitness

FDA Change Ushers in Cheaper, Easier-to-get Hearing Aids

FDA Change Ushers in Cheaper, Easier-to-get Hearing Aids

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Tom Murphy | Dec 4

Over-the-counter, or OTC, hearing aids started hitting the market in October at prices that can be thousands of dollars lower than prescription hearing aids.

Travel

Hawaii Eruption Brings Tourism Boon During Slow Season

Hawaii Eruption Brings Tourism Boon During Slow Season

TRAVEL | By Andrew Selsky, Audrey McAvoy, and Haven Daley | Dec 2

The spectacle of incandescent lava spewing from Hawaii's Mauna Loa has drawn thousands of visitors and is turning into a tourism boon for this Big Island town near the world's largest volcano.

Nightlife

Spoiler Alert Red Carpet @ Skirball Center NYC :: November 29, 2022

Spoiler Alert Red Carpet @ Skirball Center NYC :: November 29, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Nov 30

The New York premiere of Spoiler Alert took place at NYU's Skirball Center. The romantic drama is based on the memoir Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, featuring Jim Parsons, Ben Aldridge and Sally Field.