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Netflix Tells Straight Pride Organizers to Cease and Desist

Netflix Tells Straight Pride Organizers to Cease and Desist

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jul 19
Netflix has sent a cease and desist letter to Super Happy Fun America, the group responsible for organizing the upcoming Straight Pride Parade in Boston, telling them they are not allowed to use their logo or name in any materials.

Is Calling Mayor Pete 'Mary Pete' Homophobic?

Is Calling Mayor Pete 'Mary Pete' Homophobic?

NEWS | By Robert Nesti | Jul 19
The New Republic pulled queer writer Dale Peck's piece criticizing Pete Buttigieg for being homophobic. But was it? (You can read it here.)

Hollywood Celebrities Open Wallets to Buttigieg's Campaign

Hollywood Celebrities Open Wallets to Buttigieg's Campaign

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Jul 18
A-list celebrities seem to be opening their hearts — or at least their wallets — to Pete Buttigieg.

Kevin Spacey's Legal Woes Persist Even with Groping Case Out

Kevin Spacey's Legal Woes Persist Even with Groping Case Out

NEWS | By Alanna Durkin Richer | Jul 18
Kevin Spacey's legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations.

Trump Says Not Happy with Backers' 'Send Her Back' Chant

Trump Says Not Happy with Backers' 'Send Her Back' Chant

NEWS | By Zeke Miller and Alan Fram | Jul 18
President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting "send her back" after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he's suggested should leave the U.S.

Records: Trump Discussed Quashing Stories About Affairs

Records: Trump Discussed Quashing Stories About Affairs

NEWS | By Jim Mustian | Jul 18
Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election.

Pop Culturing: In Season 4, 'Queer Eye' Sticks to its Tried and Tired Formula

Pop Culturing: In Season 4, 'Queer Eye' Sticks to its Tried and Tired Formula

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 18
In "Queer Eye" Season 4, which hits Netflix Friday, the Fab Five get a bit personal but the makeover reality show still offers up the same kind comfort TV.

Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to Receive Kennedy Center Award

Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to Receive Kennedy Center Award

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ashraf Khalil | Jul 18
Actress Sally Field and the long-running children's TV show "Sesame Street" are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.

Deneuve, Hawke Film 'The Truth' to Open Venice Film Festival

Deneuve, Hawke Film 'The Truth' to Open Venice Film Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 18
The 76TH Venice Film Festival is opening with Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "The Truth."

Former Wrestler Convicted of Transmitting HIV Speaks on Exposure Laws

Former Wrestler Convicted of Transmitting HIV Speaks on Exposure Laws

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jul 18
Michael Johnson, the former wrestler from Lindenwood University who was convicted of transmitting HIV, was recently released from Missouri State Prison and is speaking out about his story with HIV. He hopes to advocate for updated exposure laws.


News

France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy

France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy

HIV/AIDS | Jul 18
There's good news... sort of... for gay men in France who wish to donate blood: They will soon be able to do so after only four months of complete celibacy instead of a full year.


Entertainment

 Review :: RENT PARTY
New York City, NY

Review :: RENT PARTY

THEATRE | By Rob Urbinati | Jul 18
A small, charming, doll-house replica of row of tenements houses on a block in Harlem in the 1920s is the entire set for The Tank's production of Amina Henry's new play, a sweet, if slight story of three children helping to put together a "rent party."

Gigi Gorgeous and Nats Getty Share Blissful Day at the Beach as Newlyweds

Gigi Gorgeous and Nats Getty Share Blissful Day at the Beach as Newlyweds

CELEBRITIES | By Sam Cronin | Jul 18
Gigi Gorgeous and Nats Getty shared a blissful day at the beach after their spectacular wedding at the Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecito, CA on Friday.


Business

Men Face Sentencing on Riot Charge in Virginia Rally Case

Men Face Sentencing on Riot Charge in Virginia Rally Case

LEGAL | Jul 19
Three members of a white supremacist group face sentencing on a federal riot charge in connection with a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California.


Technology

Trump's Harsh Words on 'Squad' Reinforce Dark Posts Online

Trump's Harsh Words on 'Squad' Reinforce Dark Posts Online

PERSONAL TECH | By Jill Colvin and Amanda Seitz | Jul 19
Long before President Donald Trump turned up the heat on four Democratic congresswomen of color, saying they should "go back" to their home countries, hateful rhetoric and disinformation about the self-described squad was lurking online.


Cars

Used Luxury or Fully-Loaded New Car? Edmunds Weighs Both

Used Luxury or Fully-Loaded New Car? Edmunds Weighs Both

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Jul 18
Mercedes luxury at a Honda price point ? it's a tempting proposition. But is it the smarter choice? Edmunds looks at the pros and cons of buying a new non-luxury car versus a used luxury vehicle.


Health/Fitness

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten | Jul 18
The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people.


Travel

'Are We There Yet?' And Other Summer Road Trip Questions

'Are We There Yet?' And Other Summer Road Trip Questions

FAMILY | Jul 18
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Americans will travel and have to deal with 19 bouts of hunger, 16 "are we there yets," 18 "how much longers" and 17 "I'm tireds."


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.