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New Research Shows More Than Half of LGBTQ Youth Bullied at School, and Teachers Often Do Nothing

New Research Shows More Than Half of LGBTQ Youth Bullied at School, and Teachers Often Do Nothing

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 17

New research shows more than half of LGBTQ youth report having been bullied at school, with 58% of those who are bullied saying they don't bother to report to teachers because they often do nothing — even when they see it happening.

Family of Trans Woman Who Died in ICE Custody Adds US Gov't to Suit

Family of Trans Woman Who Died in ICE Custody Adds US Gov't to Suit

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 17

The family of Roxsana Hernández — a Honduran transgender woman who died while in ICE custody, and may have been beaten while handcuffed — has requested the U.S. government be added to their lawsuit.

Watch: 'Pose' Star Dominique Jackson to Appear on HGTV's 'House Hunters'

Watch: 'Pose' Star Dominique Jackson to Appear on HGTV's 'House Hunters'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 17

Dominique Jackson, best known for her role as Electra on "Pose," is heading to the world of...real estate!

Nick Jonas Hospitalized for Injury on Set of Mystery Project

Nick Jonas Hospitalized for Injury on Set of Mystery Project

ENTERTAINMENT | May 17

Nick Jonas has been hospitalized after suffering an injury late Saturday night while filming a new mystery show, TMZ has learned.

Will Sherlock Be Bisexual In Netflix's 'Enola Holmes' Sequel?

Will Sherlock Be Bisexual In Netflix's 'Enola Holmes' Sequel?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 17

Enola Holmes is headed back to Netflix for a sequel to the 2020 film of the same name — and reports say that this time, her famed big brother might be depicted as bisexual.

Andrea Meza of Mexico Crowned 69th Miss Universe

Andrea Meza of Mexico Crowned 69th Miss Universe

NEWS | May 17

Andrea Meza of Mexico has been crowned Miss Universe.

Eurovision Song Contest Returns Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

Eurovision Song Contest Returns Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

NEWS | By Mike Corder | May 17

After last year's Eurovision Song Contest was canceled amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is roaring back to life this year with coronavirus bubbles added to its heady mix of music and melodrama.

How LGBTQ Women and Allies are Reshaping Pro Sports

How LGBTQ Women and Allies are Reshaping Pro Sports

NEWS | By Lindsay B. Davis | May 17

Not without its challenges, queer women in pro sports are raising the bar for representation, social justice and media attention. But what forces are behind this new narrative and long overdue power shift?

AT&T, Discovery Join Media Houses as Cord-Cutting Encroaches

AT&T, Discovery Join Media Houses as Cord-Cutting Encroaches

NEWS | May 17

AT&T will combine its massive media operations that include CNN HBO, TNT and TBS in a $43 billion deal with Discovery, the owner of lifestyle networks including the Food Network and HGTV.

Home Cooks Finds Antidote to Blandness on TikTok Videos

Home Cooks Finds Antidote to Blandness on TikTok Videos

STYLE | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 17

From sourdough to feta pasta, much of the last year at home has been food-focused. And one driver of these delectable fads is the social media platform TikTok.

News

Vacation Redux: British Tourists Return to Portugal Beaches

Vacation Redux: British Tourists Return to Portugal Beaches

NEWS | May 17

British vacationers began arriving in large numbers in southern Portugal on Monday for the first time in more than a year, after governments in the two countries eased their COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions.

Entertainment

Review: 'Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.' Explores the MCU's Sitcom Potential

Review: 'Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.' Explores the MCU's Sitcom Potential

ENTERTAINMENT | By JC Alvarez | May 17

So you want to rule the world? In the new Hulu original animated series, even a supervillain can get the rug pulled out from under him when a large conglomerate takes over his evil organization.

Business

Florida's Amusement Parks Loosen Pandemic Mask Requirements

Florida's Amusement Parks Loosen Pandemic Mask Requirements

BUSINESS | May 16

Florida's major theme parks are adjusting their face mask policies after the federal government loosened its recommendations as more people get vaccinated for the coronavirus.

Technology

Watch: Who Knew? TikTok Comic Identifies LGBTQ Pokémon Universe

Watch: Who Knew? TikTok Comic Identifies LGBTQ Pokémon Universe

TECHNOLOGY | May 16

Trying to figure out the sexuality of Pokémon may not be high on most people's agenda, but Boston-based comedian Connor Diddle is using his TikTok account to tell the world which characters of the popular Japanese game franchise are LGBTQ.

Finance

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 13

Lemonade has turned wishful thinking into a reality with a technology-driven business model that makes acquiring various insurance types as easy as a few clicks, as well as a robust social action plan.

Cars

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | May 17

The launch of Ford's Bronco, its highly anticipated Jeep Wrangler-like SUV, won't likely happen until late this year. But there is already a Bronco-badged alternative at dealer lots.

Style

Janet Jackson's Ensembles from 'Scream' Video Sold for $125K

Janet Jackson's Ensembles from 'Scream' Video Sold for $125K

STYLE | May 16

Janet Jackson's ensembles she wore in the "Scream" music video opposite of her brother Michael Jackson are among the items up for bid in a three-day auction.

Health/Fitness

CDC Director Defends Decision to Ditch Masks

CDC Director Defends Decision to Ditch Masks

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kimberlee Kruesi | May 16

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday defended the decision to ease mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, stressing that increasing political pressure had nothing to do with the abrupt shift in guidelines.

Travel

90% of Americans Have Taken a Road Trip in the Past Year

90% of Americans Have Taken a Road Trip in the Past Year

TRAVEL | May 17

Nearly seven in 10 Americans are yearning to escape from the people they've been quarantining with by taking a much-deserved road trip this summer, according to new research.

Nightlife

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

NIGHTLIFE | May 16

Their break-up may not have gotten the headlines that J-Lo and Arod may have gotten recently, but gay Manhattan was abuzz this week about the break-up of LGBTQ influencer Jack Mackenroth and adult star Dolf Dietrich that went very public this past weekend