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Montana Not Following Transgender Birth Certificate Ruling

Montana Not Following Transgender Birth Certificate Ruling

NEWS | By Amy Beth Hanson | May 22

It's been a month since a Montana judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a state law requiring trans people to undergo surgery before they could change their gender on their birth certificate and the state still isn't in compliance with the court order.

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis Doc and Filmmaking Return

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis Doc and Filmmaking Return

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 22

Most in the film industry thought Ethan Coen was done with making movies. Ethan did, too.

Consumers Defy Inflation To Support Economy. For How Long?

Consumers Defy Inflation To Support Economy. For How Long?

NEWS | By Christopher Rugaber and Anne D'Innocenzio | May 22

With prices across the economy — from food, gas and rent to cars, airfares and hotel rooms — soaring at their fastest pace in decades, you might think Americans would tap the brakes on spending. Not so far.

Taliban Enforcing Face-Cover Order for Female TV Anchors

Taliban Enforcing Face-Cover Order for Female TV Anchors

NEWS | By Rahim Faiez | May 22

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists.

Deemed 'Too Gay,' Colton Haynes 'Straightened Up' to Win Roles Early in Career

Deemed 'Too Gay,' Colton Haynes 'Straightened Up' to Win Roles Early in Career

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 22

"Teen Wolf" star Colton Haynes reveals in a new interview how he had to "straighten up" to win roles — and how coming out cost him the career he might have had otherwise.

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | May 22

With a series of three photos that seemed to briefly break the internet last week, Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger announced a multi-year partnership that seeks to light the way for a more sustainable future in the fashion world.

BDE: Just Who Are Hollywood's Best Hung?

BDE: Just Who Are Hollywood's Best Hung?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | May 22

With male full-frontal nudity still a relatively taboo thing to show on screen, most speculation surrounding the size of a celebrity's member relies either on revealing thirst traps or good, old-fashioned word of mouth. Rumor has it about these celebs...

Gloves Off! Madison Cawthorn Urges It's Time for Dark MAGA

Gloves Off! Madison Cawthorn Urges It's Time for Dark MAGA

NEWS | May 22

Defeated North Carolina congressman Madison Cawthorn wants Republicans to unleash Dark MAGA.

Watch: Elliot Page Returns to Acting in New 'Umbrella Academy'

Watch: Elliot Page Returns to Acting in New 'Umbrella Academy'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 22

Elliot Page is back with the "Umbrella Academy" gang after a very public transition, and his character Vanya is reportedly also set to go through a transition into Viktor.

Out to Debunk 'False Narratives,' Ron DeSantis' Press Secretary Gets Fooled by a 'Homophobic' Dog

Out to Debunk 'False Narratives,' Ron DeSantis' Press Secretary Gets Fooled by a 'Homophobic' Dog

NEWS | May 22

She says she out to "debunk false narratives," but Florida governor Ron DeSantis's press secretary Christina Pushaw fell for one recently about a supposed homophobic dog.

News

Despite Progress, 'Gay And Trans Panic' Defense Continues To Victimize LGBTQ People

Despite Progress, 'Gay And Trans Panic' Defense Continues To Victimize LGBTQ People

NEWS | By Alex Terrono | May 22

While LGBTQ rights have been on the rise in Western nations, one disturbing trend is the ongoing use of "gay and trans panic" as a defense in capital crimes.

Entertainment

Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson Departing from 'SNL'

Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson Departing from 'SNL'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22

Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson are among those departing from "Saturday Night Live," leaving the sketch institution without arguably its two most famous names after Saturday's 47th season finale.

Business

From Mickey to the MCU and 'Star Wars,' Disney Offers Pride-Themed Merch

From Mickey to the MCU and 'Star Wars,' Disney Offers Pride-Themed Merch

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | May 20

Unbowed by the punitive actions of anti-LGBTQ+ Florida lawmakers, Disney has introduced a Pride-themed line of merchandise that spans the Magic Kingdom's entertainment empire.

Technology

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | May 20

Boeing's crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft.

Finance

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

FINANCE | By R.J. Rico | May 20

Millionaire Bill Pulte practices what he calls "Twitter philanthropy," providing financial relief to people who reach out to him for help via social media. But he can only help a fraction of those who ask.

Cars

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

CARS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | May 21

Wrapping a vehicle in vinyl to alter its look was once the domain of show cars, luxury and exotics but has now gone mainstream as part of a growing multibillion-dollar industry.

Style

Sun's Out, Thighs Out: 5 Shorts for Every Style

Sun's Out, Thighs Out: 5 Shorts for Every Style

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | May 22

As summer approaches and temperatures rise, it's time to let our legs breathe by breaking out the shorts. But where to start looking? Here are some answers.

Travel

Cinespia Returns With Pride!

Cinespia Returns With Pride!

TRAVEL | May 20

LA's most popular and longest-running Outdoor Screening Series "Cinespia" returns to two famous Hollywood locations this summer: the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and LA Historic Park. And in June celebrates Pride.