LGBTQ News and More

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

BUSINESS | By Naveen Kumar | Jun 18

One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?

Kevin Spacey Dodges Sexual Assault Suit after Accuser Doesn't to Come Forward

Kevin Spacey Dodges Sexual Assault Suit after Accuser Doesn't to Come Forward

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18

Kevin Spacey dodged an expensive legal charge when a civil lawsuit by a man accusing him of sexual assault when he was 14 was dropped after the accuser chose not to identify himself.

Actor Colton Haynes Shares Homoerotic Pic He Tried to Erase from the Internet While Closeted

Actor Colton Haynes Shares Homoerotic Pic He Tried to Erase from the Internet While Closeted

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18

In an emotional Instagram post, actor Colton Haynes is sharing a photo with fans that he said he tried to scrub from the Internet while he was still in the closet during the early days of his career.

Mexico Conservatives to Sue Over Gay Pride Twitter Hacking

Mexico Conservatives to Sue Over Gay Pride Twitter Hacking

NEWS | Jun 18

A socially conservative Mexican political party is threatening legal action Friday after someone hacked the Solidarity Encounter Party's Twitter account and posted the gay pride banner and the slogan "Love is Love."

Beyond 'In the Heights,' Colorism Persists, Rarely Addressed

Beyond 'In the Heights,' Colorism Persists, Rarely Addressed

ENTERTAINMENT | By Astrid Galvan | Jun 18

Every year, Hollywood inevitably comes under criticism for its lack of racial diversity. But another lesser-known yet still pervasive problem also resurfaces: the lack of diversity in skin tone.

Demi Lovato Launches HENRY Mask Pride Month Collaboration

Demi Lovato Launches HENRY Mask Pride Month Collaboration

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 18

Demi Lovato has partnered with HENRY for a four-piece Pride Month mask collaboration, with 25% of proceeds donated to the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Anthony Mackie Dismisses Fan Theories of Gay 'Falcon and Winter Soldier' — and Fans Push Back

Anthony Mackie Dismisses Fan Theories of Gay 'Falcon and Winter Soldier' — and Fans Push Back

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18

Anthony Mackie, the "Falcon" half of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier," expressed exasperation that fans speculate the characters are romantically involved — those fans clapped back.

Watch: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Alumnae Join Forces with Jack Daniel's for Glamping Mini-Series

Watch: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Alumnae Join Forces with Jack Daniel's for Glamping Mini-Series

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 18

Jack Daniel's teams up with Bebe Zahara Benet, Trinity the Tuck, and Manila Luzon for a three-episode series to showcase Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire.

Watch: Gay Michigan Man Hospitalized After Brutal Hate Crime Assault

Watch: Gay Michigan Man Hospitalized After Brutal Hate Crime Assault

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18

A gay man in Michigan remains hospitalized as his traumatized partner speaks out after they were attacked by an epithet-hurling assailant.

HBO Max Renews Ballroom Competition Series 'Legendary' for Season 3

HBO Max Renews Ballroom Competition Series 'Legendary' for Season 3

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18

HBO Max has given "Legendary" 10s across the board as the show will return for a third season.

News

7 LGBTQ Chefs Cooking Up Pride From the Heartland

7 LGBTQ Chefs Cooking Up Pride From the Heartland

NEWS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jun 18

Chefs across the Midwest, Great Plains, and other heartland states are rocking the culinary arts in their hometowns and beyond. Here are seven stellar LGBTQ chefs who are making unforgettable food in non-coastal, ever-delicious cities.

Finance

The Top Questions that Prospective Students Should Ask

The Top Questions that Prospective Students Should Ask

FINANCE | Jun 6

When you are applying for university or postgraduate programs, it can feel like you are constantly answering questions about yourself. However, you should also have a long list of questions for the university.

Cars

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

CARS | 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

STYLE | 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

CDC: Delta Variant Expected to be Dominant in US

CDC: Delta Variant Expected to be Dominant in US

HEALTH/FITNESS | Jun 18

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky says she expects the delta variant will become the dominant coronavirus strain in the United States. The delta variant, first detected in India, has become dominant in Britain.

Travel

French Tourism Seeks New Boost with Disneyland Reopening

French Tourism Seeks New Boost with Disneyland Reopening

TRAVEL | By Sylvie Corbet, Catherine Gaschka | Jun 18

France's tourism sector is taking a further step toward normality with the reopening of Disneyland Paris, two weeks after the country reopened its borders to vaccinated visitors from across the world.

Nightlife

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

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

NIGHTLIFE | 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.