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Tom Daley 'Furious' Over FINA's Transgender Women Ban in Elite Swimming

Tom Daley 'Furious' Over FINA's Transgender Women Ban in Elite Swimming

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 27

Speaking at the British LGBT Awards on Friday, Tom Daley slammed FINA's decision to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women's competitions.

Elliot Page Opens Up About 'Umbrella Academy' Transgender Storyline

Elliot Page Opens Up About 'Umbrella Academy' Transgender Storyline

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 27

Fans are happy with the way Elliot Page's transition was handled in his role in Netflix's "Umbrella Academy," and he is happy about it too.

Playing Tom Swift Allows Tian Richards to be Authentic (and Wear Dior)

Playing Tom Swift Allows Tian Richards to be Authentic (and Wear Dior)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jun 27

Tian Richards jumped at the chance of playing black billionaire Tom Swift on the TBS updating of the popular YA franchise from a century ago, if only because it checked off so many of his boxes.

How Montgomery Clift Made It Real in his 10 Best Performances

How Montgomery Clift Made It Real in his 10 Best Performances

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jun 27

No actor epitomized the closeted actor than Montgomery Clift, who brought a new style of acting to the screen. Over his relatively short career, he brought much of his personality to his onscreen roles. Here are his best.

Chris Hemsworth Put a Sock on It for 'Thor' Nude Scene

Chris Hemsworth Put a Sock on It for 'Thor' Nude Scene

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27

Chris Hemsworth realized a dream (and perhaps some of his fans' as well) when he filmed a nude scene for the upcoming "Thor: Love and Thunder."

Listen: Anderson Cooper Says Seeing this Hunky Actor Shirtless Helped him Realize he's Gay

Listen: Anderson Cooper Says Seeing this Hunky Actor Shirtless Helped him Realize he's Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27

Anderson Cooper recently stopped by his BFF Andy Cohen's SiriusXM show and the CNN anchor opened up about a pivotal moment in his childhood that helped him realize he is gay.

Want to Wear Elvis' Bedazzled Jockstrap?

Want to Wear Elvis' Bedazzled Jockstrap?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27

Do you want to wear the King's jockstrap? Elvis' bejeweled jock, made by a fan and said to have been worn by the singer, is on sale for $36,000.

Norway: Suspect in Deadly Pride Shooting Agrees to Custody

Norway: Suspect in Deadly Pride Shooting Agrees to Custody

NEWS | Jun 27

The suspect in Saturday's mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Oslo has agreed to be held in pretrial custody for four weeks and will therefore not appear in court on Monday, a Norwegian court said.

Poland's Leader Rejects West Views on Transgender Issues

Poland's Leader Rejects West Views on Transgender Issues

NEWS | Jun 27

Poland's conservative ruling party leader pushed back Sunday against what he described as Western views on LGBTQ rights.

Spanish Government Approves New Bill on Transgender Rights

Spanish Government Approves New Bill on Transgender Rights

NEWS | Jun 27

Spain's Cabinet approved on Monday a new draft of a LGBTQ rights bill that if backed by parliament will allow people as young as 16 to change their gender freely, and those as young as 12 to do so with a judge's authorization.

Business

Did Corporate Greed Fuel Inflation? It's Not Biggest Culprit

Did Corporate Greed Fuel Inflation? It's Not Biggest Culprit

BUSINESS | By Paul Wiseman | Jun 27

Furious about surging prices at the gasoline station and the supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to cast blame: On greedy companies that relentlessly jack up prices.

Technology

After Roe, Dems Seek Probe of Tech's Use of Personal Data

After Roe, Dems Seek Probe of Tech's Use of Personal Data

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcy Gordon | Jun 27

Democratic lawmakers are asking federal regulators to investigate Apple and Google for allegedly deceiving millions of mobile phone users by enabling the collection and sale of their personal data.

Finance

The Latest Bitcoin Developments That Investors Should Know

The Latest Bitcoin Developments That Investors Should Know

FINANCE | Jun 27

Are you wondering whether Bitcoin has any development? If so, here are the latest Bitcoin developments that investors should know.

Cars

Edmunds: 2022 BMW i4 Versus 2022 Polestar 2

Edmunds: 2022 BMW i4 Versus 2022 Polestar 2

CARS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jun 25

The BMW i4 is about the size of a 3 Series and offers an engaging driving experience. But there's another small EV also vying for your attention: The Polestar 2.

Style

The Scents of Summer

The Scents of Summer

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Jun 27

While there will never be a one-size-fits-all approach to fragrance, here are some rock star scents for summer that will leave people saying, "What are you wearing?"

Health/Fitness

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Maria Cheng | Jun 25

The World Health Organization said the escalating monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries should be closely monitored but does not warrant being declared a global health emergency.

Travel

Pilots in Line for Big Raises Amid Global Travel Disruptions

Pilots in Line for Big Raises Amid Global Travel Disruptions

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Jun 27

The largest pilots union has approved a contract that would boost the pay of pilots at United Airlines by more than 14% over the next 18 months.

Nightlife

Chicago Pride Parade :: June 26, 2022

Chicago Pride Parade :: June 26, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 26

Chicago's Pride parade returned in 2022 following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Kicking off at Montrose and Broadway, the 51st annual Pride march was full of allied business floats, colorful rainbows and strong political statements.