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Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

TRAVEL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Jul 29

A gay Cuban American journalist returns to his childhood home of Miami to explore Little Havana's legacy and the impact of queer Cuban culture.

Fognini Apologizes for Homophobic Slur in Olympic Loss

Fognini Apologizes for Homophobic Slur in Olympic Loss

NEWS | Jul 29

Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini has apologized for yelling at himself with a homophobic slur during a loss in the Olympic tennis tournament.

Watch: Reading The Bible Is Fundamental For Born Again, Ex-Gay Milo Yiannopoulos

Watch: Reading The Bible Is Fundamental For Born Again, Ex-Gay Milo Yiannopoulos

NEWS | Jul 29

"The way of the fool is right in his own eyes," reads Milos Yiannopoulos from the book of Psalms in a video posted this week on his YouTube channel. It was the line that resonated in a one-minute video to promote his newest venture.

'Country Music Made Me Gay,' Confesses John Waters at Orville Peck Concert

'Country Music Made Me Gay,' Confesses John Waters at Orville Peck Concert

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 29

When John Waters appeared onstage at a recent Colorado Orville Peck concert, he made a confession: "I hate to say this because some of you might take this the wrong way," he told the crowd, "but country music made me gay."

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 29

Called "the most hated man in Britain," Peter Tatchell has stood up to everyone from Margaret Thatcher and the Catholic church to Russia's oppressive government. Tatchelll recalls the drive for activism in light of a new documentary about his life.

Mena Suvari Explains Writing about Kevin Spacey in New Book

Mena Suvari Explains Writing about Kevin Spacey in New Book

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Jul 29

Mena Suvari wants to explain her reasoning for writing about Kevin Spacey on the set of their 1999 film "American Beauty" in her new book "The Great Peace" (Hachette).

MAGA(Y)-Supporter Brandon Straka Plans Comeback with Stealth Fundraiser

MAGA(Y)-Supporter Brandon Straka Plans Comeback with Stealth Fundraiser

NEWS | Jul 29

Brandon Straka, the out MAGA-supporting pundit who was arrested for his role in the Capitol Riot, is planning a come back ... on the down low.

Gus Kenworthy Doesn't Like Being Called Colton Underwood's 'Gay Guide'

Gus Kenworthy Doesn't Like Being Called Colton Underwood's 'Gay Guide'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 29

Gus Kenworthy welcomed the opportunity to assist out ex-Bachelor Colton Underwood in his coming out experience, but he doesn't like being called his "gay guide."

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

STYLE | By Ryan Leeds | Jul 29

The the Roarin' 20s have begun! New York City's queer hub — Hell's Kitchen — bursts back to life with a slate of new LGBTQ bar openings that promises to revitalize the neighborhood for locals and tourists alike.

In 'Amour & After,' Melissa Errico Continues Her Love Affair With Composer Michel Legrand

In 'Amour & After,' Melissa Errico Continues Her Love Affair With Composer Michel Legrand

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jul 29

Broadway and cabaret performer Melissa Errico met Michel Legrand when she was cast in his 2003 musical "Amour." She continues her love affair with his music with her new show "Amour & After," which she discusses in this interview.

News

Watch: Drag Queen Story Hour at Museum Canceled Following 'Overwhelming' Hate, Death Threats

Watch: Drag Queen Story Hour at Museum Canceled Following 'Overwhelming' Hate, Death Threats

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 29

A private, after-hours Drag Story Hour that was scheduled to take place at a museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, was canceled following a deluge of threats — some of which on the lives of the organizers.

Entertainment

Bob Odenkirk Condition Stable after 'Heart Related Incident'

Bob Odenkirk Condition Stable after 'Heart Related Incident'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Jul 29

"Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk had a "heart related incident" when he collapsed on the show's New Mexico set, and his condition is stable as he recovers at a hospital.

Business

Robinhood Makes Its Debut on Wall Street

Robinhood Makes Its Debut on Wall Street

BUSINESS | By Stan Choe and Alex Veiga | Jul 29

Robinhood is selling its own stock Thursday on Wall Street, the very place the online brokerage has rattled with its stated goal of democratizing finance.

Technology

Russian Lab Module Docks with Space Station after 8-Day Trip

Russian Lab Module Docks with Space Station after 8-Day Trip

TECHNOLOGY | Jul 29

Russia's long-delayed lab module successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Finance

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

FINANCE | By Ben O'Shea, Nerdwallet | Jul 29

If you're the parent of a young adult, you may be asked to co-sign for a car loan or an apartment lease. Before you agree, know what's at stake.

Cars

Volkswagen Earnings Beat Pre-pandemic Pevels on Luxury Makes

Volkswagen Earnings Beat Pre-pandemic Pevels on Luxury Makes

CARS | By David McHugh | Jul 29

Germany's auto industry showed more strong results Thursday as Volkswagen's earnings and profit margins beat pre-pandemic levels and the company raised its profit outlook for the year.

Health/Fitness

New CDC Guidelines Set off Rush to Reimpose Mask Mandates

New CDC Guidelines Set off Rush to Reimpose Mask Mandates

HEALTH/FITNESS | Jul 29

New guidance from the federal government set off mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back.

Travel

COVID-19 Rates a Worry as 1 Million Head for Iowa State Fair

COVID-19 Rates a Worry as 1 Million Head for Iowa State Fair

TRAVEL | By David Pitt | Jul 29

With coronavirus cases rising throughout Iowa and around the nation, health experts are becoming increasingly worried about next month's Iowa State Fair, which will bring more than 1 million people to Des Moines.

Nightlife

Pines Party Pool Party :: July 24, 2021

Pines Party Pool Party :: July 24, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 29

The Fire Island Pines Pool Party, or Mad Hatter's Tea Dance, was held on the Great South Bay with an open bar and DJ's Lupe Fuentes, Scott Martin and Someone From Berlin.