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Sigourney Weaver Applauds Conversion Therapy Ban in Michigan

Sigourney Weaver Applauds Conversion Therapy Ban in Michigan

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 17
Ahead of a June 20 encore presentation on Lifetime of her movie filmed in Michigan, "Prayers for Bobby," Sigourney Weaver shared why the topic of LGBTQ suicide prevention is "still as relevant as ever."

Staight 'Love, Victor' Star Receives Death Threats Over Gay Role

Staight 'Love, Victor' Star Receives Death Threats Over Gay Role

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 17
Actor Michael Cimino identifies as straight but he continues to receive death threats for playing a gay character in Hulu's "Love, Victor."

Watch: Tom Hiddleston Says He's 'Pleased' His MCU Character Loki Is Officially Gender Fluid

Watch: Tom Hiddleston Says He's 'Pleased' His MCU Character Loki Is Officially Gender Fluid

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17
"Loki" actor Tom Hiddleston says he's "pleased" his character is finally and officially gender fluid.

Dodgers Stadium 'Bleeds Rainbow' With Pride Night on June 11

Dodgers Stadium 'Bleeds Rainbow' With Pride Night on June 11

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michelle Sandoval | Jun 17
"You're Out!" had a double meaning this past Friday as the Los Angeles Dodgers honored the LGBTQ community.

France Eases Masks Rules; Will End Nightly Virus Curfew

France Eases Masks Rules; Will End Nightly Virus Curfew

NEWS | By Sylvie Corbet | Jun 17
France on Wednesday eased several COVID-19 restrictions, with authorities saying it's no longer always mandatory to wear masks outdoors and halting an 8-month nightly coronavirus curfew this weekend.

Watch: Out 'SNL' Star Bowen Yang Reveals Hidden History of Iconic 'Iceberg' Sketch with Jean Smart

Watch: Out 'SNL' Star Bowen Yang Reveals Hidden History of Iconic 'Iceberg' Sketch with Jean Smart

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17
Out "Saturday Night Live" cast member Bowen Yang opened up about the surprising idea — and last-minute creative frenzy — that led to the show's instantly classic "gay iceberg" sketch.

An LGBTQ-Friendly Fertility Clinic Rethinks the Path Parenthood, One Step at a Time

An LGBTQ-Friendly Fertility Clinic Rethinks the Path Parenthood, One Step at a Time

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 17
A recent study by Family Equality indicates that regardless of annual household income, 45 to 53% of LGBTQ millennials plan to become parents. But planning and actually having a baby are two different things. Enter Prelude Fertility.

With New Pics, Is Out YouTuber Tyler Oakley Now a Daddy?

With New Pics, Is Out YouTuber Tyler Oakley Now a Daddy?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 17
Earlier this week, it was announced that social media influencer and ex-YouTuber Tyler Oakley will be one of the guests at "YouTube Pride 2021" that will be broadcast on June 25 in the U.S.

'Pose' Star Angelica Ross: I Chose Authenticity Over Ex-Fiancé

'Pose' Star Angelica Ross: I Chose Authenticity Over Ex-Fiancé

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17
"Pose" star Angelica Ross once had a "handsome" fiancé and says it "would have maybe worked had I chosen to be stealth, live in his shadow and protect his image" — but she chose otherwise.

High Court Sides with Catholic Agency that Refused to Work with LGBTQ Families

High Court Sides with Catholic Agency that Refused to Work with LGBTQ Families

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko | Jun 17
The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples as foster parents.


Technology

Activities That Are a Click Away: Industries Investing in Mobile-Friendly Websites

Activities That Are a Click Away: Industries Investing in Mobile-Friendly Websites

PERSONAL TECH | Jun 14
There are still industries that invest heavily in their websites so that people with limited device space and those who prefer to carry out tasks in a simpler manner have that option.


Finance

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 7
A new platform, created in partnership with SAGE and LifeCents and supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation, is helping LGBTQ elders reduce financial stress and rethink how to budget and strategize for the future.


Cars

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Jun 12
Leasing a car now provides a number of advantages over a traditional financed purchase. To start with, you don't have to put as much money down.


Style

Baker Fined for Refusing to Make Transgender Transition Cake

Baker Fined for Refusing to Make Transgender Transition Cake

NATIONAL | By Colleen Slevin | Jun 17
A Colorado baker who won a partial victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2018 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple violated the state's anti-discrimination law by refusing to make a birthday cake for a transgender woman.


Health/Fitness

Can You Mix and Match COVID-19 Vaccines?

Can You Mix and Match COVID-19 Vaccines?

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jun 17
"Based on the basic principles of how vaccines work, we do think that the mix-and-match regimens are going to work," says Dr. Kate O'Brien, director of the World Health Organization's vaccine unit.


Travel

Thailand Sets Mid-October to Reopen to Vaccinated Visitors

Thailand Sets Mid-October to Reopen to Vaccinated Visitors

By Chalida Ekvittayavechnukul | Jun 17
Thailand plans to fully reopen to vaccinated foreign visitors by mid-October as the government seeks to restart the crucial coronavirus-devastated tourism industry, the prime minister announced Wednesday.


Nightlife

Super Fly Sundays @ The Monarch Bar :: June 13, 2021

Super Fly Sundays @ The Monarch Bar :: June 13, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 16
Shawn Paul Mazur and Matthew Blue presented New York City's longest running Sunday Rooftop party at the Monarch Bar in Midtown, with great music by BJ DJ Dawson and the amazing Queen host Skye Walker.