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D'Lo Headlines Dixon Place HOT! Festival With 'To T, Or Not to T'
Buffalo, NY

D'Lo Headlines Dixon Place HOT! Festival With 'To T, Or Not to T'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27
Dixon Place proudly presents the 26th Annual HOT! Festival, the NYC annual celebration of LGBTQ culture. Headlining the festival is D'Lo's solo work "To T, Or Not to T," which begins performances on Friday, July 7.

New Trump Rules on Cuba Travel Leaves Winners and Losers

New Trump Rules on Cuba Travel Leaves Winners and Losers

NEWS | By Andrea Rodriguez, Beth J. Harpaz | Jun 28
President Donald Trump's new policy on Cuba travel has winners and losers: Group tour operators hope to sell more trips, but bed-and-breakfast owners in Cuba say they're losing business.

Watch: Twins Discovered They are Both Gay After Hooking Up with the Same Guy

Watch: Twins Discovered They are Both Gay After Hooking Up with the Same Guy

NEWS | Jun 28
Social media personalities and twin brothers Michael and Zach Zakar took to YouTube earlier this month to share their one-of-a-kind coming out story.

Group Dedicated to Exposing 'Ex-Gay' Fraud Shutters Operations

Group Dedicated to Exposing 'Ex-Gay' Fraud Shutters Operations

NEWS | Jun 28
After 11 years of exposing "ex-gay" therapy groups as charlatans, LGBTQ advocatory group Truth Wins Out is saying "mission accomplished."

Are You Boring? Research Says You Likely Think So

Are You Boring? Research Says You Likely Think So

STYLE | Jun 28
A new study into the routines and existences of 2,000 Americans found that as many as 65 percent worry they've become a boring person.

Drywall Powder Sends Man to Jail on Cocaine Charge

Drywall Powder Sends Man to Jail on Cocaine Charge

NEWS | Jun 28
A Florida man spent 90 days in jail after police officers who stopped him for driving without headlights said white powder found in his car was cocaine.

Michael Moore Donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park

Michael Moore Donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 28
Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding from sponsors due to its controversial "Julius Caesar" production.

Making Ivanka Trump Shoes: Long Hours, Low Pay and Abuse

Making Ivanka Trump Shoes: Long Hours, Low Pay and Abuse

NEWS | By Erika Kinetz | Jun 28
A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe.

TV, Films Turning to Young Girls for Their New Action Stars

TV, Films Turning to Young Girls for Their New Action Stars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Jun 28
From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before.

Cosby Rejects 'Sexual Assault Tour' Idea Floated by Reps

Cosby Rejects 'Sexual Assault Tour' Idea Floated by Reps

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Melley | Jun 28
Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers said Tuesday.

Retracted CNN Story a Boon for President at War with Media

Retracted CNN Story a Boon for President at War with Media

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jun 28
For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods.


News

Salt Lake City Man Pleads Guilty in Husband's Fire Death

Salt Lake City Man Pleads Guilty in Husband's Fire Death

CRIME | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Jun 28
A Utah man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and arson charges in the house-fire death of his husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer.


Entertainment

 Review :: Anything Goes
Buffalo, NY

Review :: Anything Goes

THEATRE | By J. Peter Bergman | Jun 27
"Anything Goes," now on stage at the Mac-Haydn Theater in Chatham, NY seems bent on proving that charm and wit are so, so worthwhile.

 Review :: U2. Gillette Stadium. Foxborough, MA June 25, 2017

Review :: U2. Gillette Stadium. Foxborough, MA June 25, 2017

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | Jun 27
There aren't many bands that have the stature to do stadium tours anymore, but U2 is one of them.


Business

5 Rare Barbary Lion Cubs Go on Show at Zoo in Germany

CORPORATE | Jun 27
Five rare Barbary lion cubs have been shown to the public for the first time at a zoo in southwestern Germany, delighting visitors as they clumsily plodded through their enclosure.


Technology

New Highly Virulent Strain of Ransomware Cripples Networks

New Highly Virulent Strain of Ransomware Cripples Networks

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter and Frank Bajak | Jun 28
The fresh cyber-assault Tuesday leveraged the same intrusion tool as a similar attack in May and proved again just how disruptive to daily life sophisticated cyber-assaults can be in this age of heavy reliance on computers.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

NATIONAL | Jun 27
The District of Columbia is giving residents a new gender option on their driver's licenses or identification cards issued by the city's department of motor vehicles.


Health/Fitness

Fenway Says 22M Would Lose Health Insurance Under Senate Plan

Fenway Says 22M Would Lose Health Insurance Under Senate Plan

HEALTH | Jun 27
The CBO projects that the Better Care Reconciliation Act, a U.S. Senate bill to repeal and replace the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), would result in 22 million Americans losing their health insurance by 2026.


Travel

Vegas to Launch Latest Legal Vice for Tourists: Pot

Vegas to Launch Latest Legal Vice for Tourists: Pot

By Scott Sonner | Jun 28
Lines are expected Saturday outside some medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities that will begin selling pot for recreational use for the first time since voters approved it in November.


Nightlife

Levity & Justice for All 2 Honors Kate Clinton
Buffalo, NY

Levity & Justice for All 2 Honors Kate Clinton

On June 22, LPAC again will gather the top lesbian comics in New York City to celebrate our community, stand up to those who would ignore our power, and laugh at Donald Trump.

NYC Dyke March :: June 24-25, 2017

NYC Dyke March :: June 24-25, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 27
Thousands of lesbians and their supporters gathered at New York City's Bryant Park for the Annual NYC Dyke March. The event is a non-permit protest march to highlight lesbian visibility and protest discrimination, harassment and violence.