LGBTQ News and More

Why Is Gay Ally David Beckham Promoting Homophobic Qatar?

Why Is Gay Ally David Beckham Promoting Homophobic Qatar?

NEWS | Oct 24

David Beckham has agreed to be the spokesperson for the 2022 World Cup after accepting a deal from host nation Qatar.

Ohio High School Kills Play Production Over Gay Content

Ohio High School Kills Play Production Over Gay Content

NEWS | Oct 24

An Ohio high school canceled an upcoming play because it suggested a character was a lesbian.

Dreaming Biopics: Old Gay Hollywood Meets New Gay Hollywood

Dreaming Biopics: Old Gay Hollywood Meets New Gay Hollywood

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 24

There were plenty of stars who were closeted gays in old Hollywood. Today's Hollywood is a different place. Is it time for out Hollywood stars to play closeted legends?

Cody Simpson Thirst-traps Without Even Trying

Cody Simpson Thirst-traps Without Even Trying

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 24

Aussie singer/swimmer thirst-trapped without really trying at a recording studio.

Meet (and Vote for) the Mr. Gay World Contestants

Meet (and Vote for) the Mr. Gay World Contestants

NEWS | Oct 24

Voting has opened for this year's Mr. Gay World Contest.

Oscar Isaac Turns Heads Again ... This Time for His Beard

Oscar Isaac Turns Heads Again ... This Time for His Beard

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 24

For Denis Villeneuve's "Dune," Oscar Isaac spent 14 weeks growing out his beard. It was worth the wait.

Industry Insider Tells Tales in 'Bathhouse Babylon'

Industry Insider Tells Tales in 'Bathhouse Babylon'

NEWS | Oct 24

In his book "Bathhouse Babylon," industry insider Jameson Farn spills the tea about working in a sex establishment.

Straight Actor Eddie Redmayne to Play 'Traditionally Queer' Emcee in 'Cabaret' Revival

Straight Actor Eddie Redmayne to Play 'Traditionally Queer' Emcee in 'Cabaret' Revival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 24

Straight British actor Eddie Redmayne is returning to the stage for the first time in a decade to play the Emcee in a London revival of "Cabaret" — a role long considered, and played, as queer.

Adele to Debut New TV Concert and Oprah Interview

Adele to Debut New TV Concert and Oprah Interview

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 24

With a new album on the way, Adele is ready to tell her story to Oprah.

Jamie Lee Curtis Is a "Grateful Student" After Daughter Ruby's Transition

Jamie Lee Curtis Is a "Grateful Student" After Daughter Ruby's Transition

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 24

The 'Halloween Kills' star shared how much she has learned from her daughter about gender and why daughter Ruby wants to share her story now.

News

Race-Blind Redistricting? Democrats Incredulous at GOP Maps

Race-Blind Redistricting? Democrats Incredulous at GOP Maps

NEWS | By Bryan Anderson | Oct 24

North Carolina is one of at least three states where Republicans say they are drawing maps without looking at racial and party data. But those maps still happen to strongly favor the GOP.

Business

Vaccine Mandates Create Conflict with Defiant Workers

Vaccine Mandates Create Conflict with Defiant Workers

BUSINESS | By David Sharp, Mike Catalini, and Stefanie Dazio | Oct 24

A small but significant number of American workers are deciding whether to quit their jobs and careers in defiance of what they consider intrusive edicts that affect their freedoms.

Technology

What the Metaverse is and How It Will Work

What the Metaverse is and How It Will Work

TECHNOLOGY | By Kelvin Chan and Matt O'Brien | Oct 24

The term "metaverse" seems to be everywhere. Facebook is hiring thousands of engineers in Europe to work on it, while video game companies are outlining their long-term visions. But what is it?

Finance

PPP is Gone, but Government Help for Small Businesses Isn't

PPP is Gone, but Government Help for Small Businesses Isn't

FINANCE | By Randa Kriss | Oct 21

Here are some of the government funding options that are still available to help small businesses in the time of COVID — and how to get them.

Cars

Edmunds: Volkswagen Taos vs. Chevrolet Trailblazer

Edmunds: Volkswagen Taos vs. Chevrolet Trailblazer

CARS | Oct 23

These entry-level crossovers provide lots of utility in a relatively small package and offer many features found in larger SUVs. Cutting back on size doesn't mean cutting back on convenience.

Style

Aromatherapy Spray Linked to U.S. Deaths Faces Recall

Aromatherapy Spray Linked to U.S. Deaths Faces Recall

STYLE | By Mike Stobbe | Oct 24

U.S. health officials may have solved the mystery of how four people in different states came down with a serious tropical disease even though none had traveled internationally.

Health/Fitness

Watch: Texas Removed LGBTQ Youth Webpage after Governor Candidate Called them 'Offensive'

Watch: Texas Removed LGBTQ Youth Webpage after Governor Candidate Called them 'Offensive'

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 23

The state of Texas removed two LGBTQ resource pages from the Department of Family and Protective Services' website after Republican governor candidate Don Huffines called them "offensive."

Nightlife

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® Turboo

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® Turboo

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 18

Just because you are in the middle of staying healthy and safe during the pandemic does not mean you have to forget about your sex life; you are your safest sex partner, and this toy can help you become your best partner, too.