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Column: Nassib Coming Out Barely a Blip for Unbeaten Raiders

Column: Nassib Coming Out Barely a Blip for Unbeaten Raiders

SPORTS | By Paul Newberry | Sep 24, 2021

There are all sorts of storylines swirling around the Las Vegas Raiders. Know something you don't hear much about? Carl Nassib coming out.

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24, 2021

A DoorDash delivery driver in Sandwich, Massachusetts has been charged after scrawling harassing comments on the wrapping paper of a Subway sandwich order he delivered to a gay couple.

The AP Interview: Hungary Committed to Contentious LGBTQ+ Law

The AP Interview: Hungary Committed to Contentious LGBTQ+ Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Justin Spike | Sep 24, 2021

The right-wing populist government in Hungary is attracting conservative thinkers from the United States who admire its approaches to migration, LGBTQ+ issues and national sovereignty.

A Daily Pill to Treat Covid Could Be Just Months Away, Scientists Say

A Daily Pill to Treat Covid Could Be Just Months Away, Scientists Say

NATIONAL | By JoNel Aleccia | Sep 24, 2021

A short-term regimen of daily pills that can fight the virus early after diagnosis and conceivably prevent symptoms from developing after exposure is in development.

CDC Endorses COVID Booster for Millions of Older Americans

CDC Endorses COVID Booster for Millions of Older Americans

NATIONAL | By Lauran Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Sep 24, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19.

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

NATIONAL | By Lauren Emily Whalen | Sep 23, 2021

"I have dogs and cats, so maybe that sets me up for bisexuality very well," jokes Margaret Cho. Our attitudes about where the "B" fits in LGBTQ is a hot topic in the queer community and beyond.

Some Argentines Turn to Unusual Pandemic Pets for Comfort

Some Argentines Turn to Unusual Pandemic Pets for Comfort

INTERNATIONAL | By Almudena Calatrava, Natacha Pisarenko | Sep 23, 2021

Millions of people have found solace during the pandemic in cuddling a dog or cat. For a few, comfort comes in other forms — those of a horse or a pig, perhaps a possum-like sugar glider or even a tarantula.

A Match Made on Tinder: Gay Newlywed Donates Kidney to His Husband

A Match Made on Tinder: Gay Newlywed Donates Kidney to His Husband

FAMILY | Sep 23, 2021

A married couple in Denver turned out to be matches for an organ transplant as well as soul mates: "It just feels like it was meant to be."

Come Out with Pride at Lake Eola Park in Orlando

Come Out with Pride at Lake Eola Park in Orlando

PRIDE | Sep 23, 2021

Come Out With Pride, Orlando's largest single-day parade and festival celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, will take place in person at Lake Eola Park on Saturday, October 9. A

Watch: 12-Year-Old Calls Out Fellow Gamer's Homophobia

Watch: 12-Year-Old Calls Out Fellow Gamer's Homophobia

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 22, 2021

A 12-year-old is going viral for taking a stand against homophobia in gaming and being an example of LGBTQ allyship we all need.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Resolution Revoked by Regional Assembly in Poland

Anti-LGBTQ+ Resolution Revoked by Regional Assembly in Poland

INTERNATIONAL | Sep 22, 2021

A rural region in southern Poland revoked an anti-LGBT resolution Wednesday under the threat of losing European Union funding.

Trump Sues Niece, NY Times Over Records Behind '18 Tax Story

Trump Sues Niece, NY Times Over Records Behind '18 Tax Story

NATIONAL | Sep 22, 2021

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a 2018 story about his family's wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper's reporters.

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

NATIONAL | By Heather Hollingsworth | Sep 22, 2021

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

OBITUARIES | By Robert Jablon | Sep 21, 2021

Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw's friend on TV's "Sex and the City" and its movie sequels, has died, his son announced Tuesday. He was 57.

Anti-Gay Boxer Manny Pacquiao Announces Bid for Philippines Presidency

Anti-Gay Boxer Manny Pacquiao Announces Bid for Philippines Presidency

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21, 2021

Boxer Manny Pacquiao — who once condemned LGBTQ+ people in committed relationships as being "worse than animals" — has announced he will run for president of the Philippines.

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

NATIONAL | By Adriana Gomez Licon and Lindsay Whitehurst | Sep 21, 2021

The disappearance and almost-certain death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a several armchair detectives and others sharing tips and theories by via TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.

Sarah Dash Who Sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, Dies

Sarah Dash Who Sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, Dies

OBITUARIES | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 21, 2021

Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade" — has died. She was 76.

Tennessee Gay Couple, Turned Away by Wedding Venue, Get Support, Plenty of Options

Tennessee Gay Couple, Turned Away by Wedding Venue, Get Support, Plenty of Options

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21, 2021

A gay couple in Tennessee who were bounced by a wedding venue because they are both men have been flooded with offers of wedding services at a discount since their story hit the news.

Celebrating National Dog Week with Insta's Sexiest Men and Their Dogs

Celebrating National Dog Week with Insta's Sexiest Men and Their Dogs

NATIONAL | Sep 21, 2021

Gus Kenworthy made headlines last month for his partnership with Autotrader and Adopt-a-Pet.com. But you don't need to be a former Olympic athlete to show off your four-legged friend for National Dog Week.

America's New COVID-19 Rules for International Travel

America's New COVID-19 Rules for International Travel

INTERNATIONAL | By Zeke Miller, David Koenig | Sep 21, 2021

The across-the-board rules, which will take effect in November, will replace a hodgepodge of confusing restrictions. Here's what to expect.

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