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Mena Suvari Explains Writing about Kevin Spacey in New Book

Mena Suvari Explains Writing about Kevin Spacey in New Book

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Jul 29

Mena Suvari wants to explain her reasoning for writing about Kevin Spacey on the set of their 1999 film "American Beauty" in her new book "The Great Peace" (Hachette).

Italian Rockers Maneskin Enjoy Blurring Gender Stereotypes

Italian Rockers Maneskin Enjoy Blurring Gender Stereotypes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Paolo Santalucia | Jul 28

With their androgynous outfits, in-your-face videos and what their lead singer calls "cathartic anger," they're having a blast blurring stereotypes.

SyFy's 'Chucky' to Have Gay Main Character

SyFy's 'Chucky' to Have Gay Main Character

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 28

"The Legacy of Chucky" will reportedly follow a teenager struggling with his sexuality in a suburban town.

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 28

Called "the most hated man in Britain," Peter Tatchell has stood up to everyone from Margaret Thatcher and the Catholic church to Russia's oppressive government. Tatchelll recalls the drive for activism in light of a new documentary about his life.

'Country Music Made Me Gay,' Confesses John Waters at Orville Peck Concert

'Country Music Made Me Gay,' Confesses John Waters at Orville Peck Concert

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 28

When John Waters appeared onstage at a recent Colorado Orville Peck concert, he made a confession: "I hate to say this because some of you might take this the wrong way," he told the crowd, "but country music made me gay."

DaBaby Tweeted this Apology After Homophobic HIV Remarks

DaBaby Tweeted this Apology After Homophobic HIV Remarks

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 28

The rapper tweeted apology saying his comments about AIDS/HIV were "insensitive" after receiving massage fans and other music artists spoke out against him, including his "Levitating" collaborator Dua Lipa.

Watch: Reading The Bible Is Fundamental For Born Again, Ex-Gay Milo Yiannopoulos

Watch: Reading The Bible Is Fundamental For Born Again, Ex-Gay Milo Yiannopoulos

NEWS | Jul 28

"The way of the fool is right in his own eyes," reads Milos Yiannopoulos from the book of Psalms in a video posted this week on his YouTube channel. It was the line that resonated in a one-minute video to promote his newest venture.

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28

New research presented at this year's Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggests that trans and non-binary people suffer higher rates of subjective cognitive decline

Fish-Out-of-Water Chasten Finds DC 'Almost Unaffordable' & 'Inauthentic'

Fish-Out-of-Water Chasten Finds DC 'Almost Unaffordable' & 'Inauthentic'

NEWS | Jul 28

Chasten Buttigieg was a hit on the campaign trail, but now that he's landed in DC he is something of a fish out of water.

Anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong Lawmaker Attacks Gay Romantic Comedy TV Series

Anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong Lawmaker Attacks Gay Romantic Comedy TV Series

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28

A pro-Beijing, anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong lawmaker described claims that a 15-episode TV comedy about a gay male triangle violates a draconian Chinese security law.

News

1 Arrested in Shooting that Wounded TikTok Star, Killed Teen

1 Arrested in Shooting that Wounded TikTok Star, Killed Teen

NEWS | Jul 29

Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting that killed an 18-year-old woman and seriously wounded a 19-year-old social media influencer as they watched "The Forever Purge" at a Southern California movie theater.

Technology

Keen to Sign Up for Space Tourism? 6 Things To Consider (Besides the Price Tag)

Keen to Sign Up for Space Tourism? 6 Things To Consider (Besides the Price Tag)

TECHNOLOGY | Jul 28

Suborbital "space" flights have the potential to be less eye-wateringly expensive than going into orbital outer space and beyond. But before you sign up here are a few things to consider.

Finance

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

FINANCE | By Sean Pyles, NerdWallet | Jul 28

Willing a plot of land into a vibrant state of bloom takes intention, know-how and no small amount of trial and error. Here's what my garden taught me about managing money.

Cars

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

CARS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 27

Tesla's quarterly profit has surpassed $1 billion for the first time thanks to the electric car pioneer's ability to navigate through a pandemic-driven computer chip shortage.

Style

Tempting Tastes Around the US Celebrate Peru's Bicentennial

Tempting Tastes Around the US Celebrate Peru's Bicentennial

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 28

Though a visit to South America's northwest coast may be a bit out of reach these days, there are exceptional places stateside to celebrate Peru's independence, along with nearby LGBTQ hot spots.

Health/Fitness

Tap Into Your Most Creative State with THC Delta 8 Gummies

Tap Into Your Most Creative State with THC Delta 8 Gummies

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 28

Delta 8 gummies provide all the benefits of CBD, a milder psychoactive effect than THC, and taste delicious — making it one of the most popular CBD/Delta 8 products on the market.

Travel

Provincetown COVID Update: New Indoor Mask Mandate Imposed

Provincetown COVID Update: New Indoor Mask Mandate Imposed

TRAVEL | Jul 27

With COVID-19 cases contracted in Provincetown — many of which described as "breakthrough" cases — town officials imposed stronger guidelines at an emergency meeting on Sunday.

Nightlife

Boston Club To Enforce COVID Vaccination Requirement for Entry

Boston Club To Enforce COVID Vaccination Requirement for Entry

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 27

In what may be the first move for LGBTQ businesses in Boston, Jacques' Cabaret — a popular nightclub that caters to drag performers — announced that it has made changes to its COVID-19 protocols, which requires proof of vaccination.