LBGTQ News and More

Winter Is Coming for Bars. Here's How to Save Them. And Us.

Winter Is Coming for Bars. Here's How to Save Them. And Us.

NIGHTLIFE | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Oct 24

Should the government pay bars, many restaurants and event venues to close for the winter? Some experts say yes.

In Memoir, Matthew McConaughey Says He was 'Molested' at Age 18

In Memoir, Matthew McConaughey Says He was 'Molested' at Age 18

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 23

In his new memoir, actor Matthew McConaughey revealed that he was "molested as a teenager by another man."

Niecy Nash Isn't Worried About Losing Fans After Same-Sex Marriage

Niecy Nash Isn't Worried About Losing Fans After Same-Sex Marriage

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 23

Niecy Nash isn't worried about losing fans because she married a woman.

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

NEWS | By Nicholas K. Geranios | Oct 23

Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials in Washington state said.

Fiasco Over Pope's Cut Civil Union Quote Intensifies Impact

Fiasco Over Pope's Cut Civil Union Quote Intensifies Impact

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 23

The world premiere of a documentary on Pope Francis was supposed to have been a bright spot for a papacy locked down by pandemic and besieged by a corruption scandal, recalling Francis' glory days travelling the world to bless the oppressed.

Trump, Biden Lawyer Up, Brace for White House Legal Battle

Trump, Biden Lawyer Up, Brace for White House Legal Battle

NEWS | By Alanna Durkin Richer and Eric Tucker | Oct 23

President Donald Trump's and Democratic rival Joe Biden's campaigns are assembling armies of powerful lawyers for the possibility that the race for the White House is decided not at the ballot box but in court.

Chelsea Handler's Personal 'Evolution' Inspires New Special

Chelsea Handler's Personal 'Evolution' Inspires New Special

ENTERTAINMENT | By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Oct 23

When Chelsea Handler decided to pursue therapy, the comic may not have realized the level of introspection she'd encounter.

Watch: Meet Maria Bakalova — Borat's October Surprise

Watch: Meet Maria Bakalova — Borat's October Surprise

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 23

Maria Bakalova's fearless performance in "Borat Subsequent Movie Film" is one good reason to watch Sacha Baron Cohen's new mockumentary on Amazon Prime.

Watch: Sen. Susan Collins 'Truly Grateful' for Support from Anti-LGBTQ Group

Watch: Sen. Susan Collins 'Truly Grateful' for Support from Anti-LGBTQ Group

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 23

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has declared herself to be "truly grateful" for the endorsement of an anti-LGTBQ group in her home state.

Gus Kenworthy Shares Bruised 'Peach' Pic After 'Really Stupid' Ski Accident

Gus Kenworthy Shares Bruised 'Peach' Pic After 'Really Stupid' Ski Accident

NEWS | Oct 23

Gus Kenworthy took to his Instagram Stories Thursday to show a nasty bruise he got on his backside after a "really stupid" ski accident he endured while in Switzerland.

News

Watch: School District's Proposed LGBTQ Proclamation Draws Parental Support, Objections

Watch: School District's Proposed LGBTQ Proclamation Draws Parental Support, Objections

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 23

Parents showed up by the dozen to weigh in on a Florida school district's proposed LGBTQ proclamation. Unsurprisingly, the proposal proved to be controversial.

Finance

Even With ACA's Fate in Flux, Open Enrollment Starts Soon. Here's What's New.

Even With ACA's Fate in Flux, Open Enrollment Starts Soon. Here's What's New.

FINANCE | By Julie Appleby | Oct 23

Facing a pandemic, record unemployment and unknown future costs for COVID-19 treatments, health insurers selling Affordable Care Act plans to individuals reacted by lowering rates in some areas and, overall, issuing only modest premium increases for 2021.

Cars

Tesla 'Full Self-Driving' Vehicles Can't Drive Themselves

Tesla 'Full Self-Driving' Vehicles Can't Drive Themselves

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 23

Tesla sent out its "full self-driving" software to a small group of owners who will test it on public roads. But buried on its website is a disclaimer that the $8,000 system doesn't make the vehicles autonomous.

Style

5 Halloween Cocktails Straight Out of Your Nightmares

5 Halloween Cocktails Straight Out of Your Nightmares

STYLE | Oct 23

It's that time of the year again! In case 2020 isn't scary enough for you - here are five Halloween cocktails straight out of your nightmares!

Health/Fitness

Top 10 Ways People Are Preparing for the Cold Season

Top 10 Ways People Are Preparing for the Cold Season

HEALTH/FITNESS | Oct 23

Ditching dairy products, upping your turmeric intake and soaking in the tub with bath salts are everyday rituals to keep on your radar if you want to feel better prepared for this cold season, according to medical officials.

Travel

New York State of Mind: A Solo Gay Getaway

New York State of Mind: A Solo Gay Getaway

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Oct 23

A solo trip to the Hudson Valley offers one writer the opportunity to ponder his queerness among cemeteries, towering sculptures and a stroll down Main Street.

Nightlife

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 21

Sex workers have been saying they face significant violence from police and clients for decades and it is time that we all listen to these voices when determining how to improve safety for sex workers," says an ACLU representative.