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Queering Cinema: The Conflicted Talent of Vincente Minnelli

Queering Cinema: The Conflicted Talent of Vincente Minnelli

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Aug 18

Vincente Minnelli was one of Hollywood's great queer talents, despite spending most of his filmmaking career in the closet.

Watch: Men on the Street Explain What Makes Them Come (Seriously)

Watch: Men on the Street Explain What Makes Them Come (Seriously)

NEWS | Aug 18

TikTok star Hannah Berner is not shy, as these videos of her speaking to men about their ejaculation habits attest.

Two Utah Teens Facing Hate Crimes for Assaulting Gay Teen

Two Utah Teens Facing Hate Crimes for Assaulting Gay Teen

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 18

A 17-year-old and a 19-year-old are both facing felonies after allegedly assaulting and retaliating against a gay teen.

Watch: "Drag Race" Contestant Shannel Accused of Stealing $700 from Audience Member

Watch: "Drag Race" Contestant Shannel Accused of Stealing $700 from Audience Member

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 18

In a viral TikTok video, "Drag Race" contestant Shannel is accused slipping $700 from an audience member's purse during a drag brunch in Las Vegas, but Shannel says otherwise.

US Offers Extra Monkeypox Vaccine Doses for Gay Pride Events

US Offers Extra Monkeypox Vaccine Doses for Gay Pride Events

NEWS | By Mike Stobbe | Aug 18

The U.S. is setting aside an extra 50,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine for places with upcoming gay pride events, health officials said Thursday.

Trio of Suits Target Florida 'Woke' Law Pushed by DeSantis

Trio of Suits Target Florida 'Woke' Law Pushed by DeSantis

NEWS | Aug 18

A trio of lawsuits target a Florida law championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that restricts race-based conversation and analysis in business and education, the latest filed Thursday by college professors and students claiming it is blatantly unconst

Watch: Over Madison Cawthorn, GOP Candidate Bo Hines Talks Banana Republics

Watch: Over Madison Cawthorn, GOP Candidate Bo Hines Talks Banana Republics

NEWS | Aug 18

Madison Cawthorn may have lost his congressional seat, but Bo Hines, a new GOP candidate, is vying for his spot as the dimmest bulb in Congress.

'9-1-1: Lone Star' Actor Ronen Rubinstein Gets Nixed from IG for Sexy Thirst Trap

'9-1-1: Lone Star' Actor Ronen Rubinstein Gets Nixed from IG for Sexy Thirst Trap

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 18

Ronen Rubinstein, one-half of "9-1-1: Lone Star" couple "Tarlos," posted a sexy thirst trap on Instagram only to see the social media giant take it down. Fortunately, it is still on Twitter.

LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow to Host MTV Awards

LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow to Host MTV Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Aug 18

The MTV Awards later this month will have not one host but three, with rap stars LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow all set to anchor the ceremony.

Randy Rainbow, Master Satirist, Vies with Goliaths for Emmy

Randy Rainbow, Master Satirist, Vies with Goliaths for Emmy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Aug 18

If Randy Rainbow is adored by the legendary Carol Burnett, and he is, what flimsy excuse could TV academy voters have to deny him an Emmy for his fourth nomination?

News

Free Concert Held at Southern Decadence Canceled over Monkeypox Concerns

Free Concert Held at Southern Decadence Canceled over Monkeypox Concerns

NEWS | Aug 18

The Bourbon Street Extravaganza, a free concert held in New Orleans amid Southern Decadence — one of the nation's largest LGBTQ events — has been canceled over monkeypox concerns, organizers said Wednesday.

Business

Planned Parenthood to Spend Record $50M in Midterm Elections

Planned Parenthood to Spend Record $50M in Midterm Elections

BUSINESS | By Brian Slodysko | Aug 17

Planned Parenthood plans to spend a record $50 million ahead of November's midterm elections, pouring money into contests where access to abortion will be on the ballot.

Technology

Giant Sharks Once Roamed the Seas, Feasting on Huge Meals

Giant Sharks Once Roamed the Seas, Feasting on Huge Meals

TECHNOLOGY | By Maddie Burakoff | Aug 18

A giant shark that roamed the oceans millions of years ago could have devoured a creature the size of a killer whale in just five bites, new research suggests.

Finance

Millennial Money: A Scarcity Money Mindset Can Cost You

Millennial Money: A Scarcity Money Mindset Can Cost You

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner | Aug 16

If the current situation has you avoiding any long-term planning or fearing spending any money, even on things you need, you're experiencing a scarcity mindset.

Cars

Gas-powered Muscle Cars Drive into the Sunset, Turn Electric

Gas-powered Muscle Cars Drive into the Sunset, Turn Electric

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 18

Thundering gas-powered muscle cars will be closing in on their final Saturday-night cruises in the coming years as automakers begin replacing them with super-fast cars that run on batteries.

Style

Bad Bunny Wears a Dress on Harper's Bazaar Cover

Bad Bunny Wears a Dress on Harper's Bazaar Cover

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Aug 17

As one of the biggest stars on the planet right now, it's only fitting that fashion icon Bad Bunny should grace the cover of a major magazine's September issue.

Health/Fitness

Mobile Care Health Brings Judgment-Free Testing, Treatment to Denver

Mobile Care Health Brings Judgment-Free Testing, Treatment to Denver

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 18

Mobile health care is on the rise, and during the pandemic vaccination buses, pop-up testing centers, and mobile clinics traveled to those in isolated and underserved areas.

Travel

Elvis Death Anniversary Increases Tourism at His Birthplace

Elvis Death Anniversary Increases Tourism at His Birthplace

TRAVEL | Aug 17

The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum in Tupelo, Mississippi, has welcomed an increasing number of visitors as fans commemorate the 45th anniversary of Presley's death.

Nightlife

Black & Blue Festival is Back and Bold, Oct. 6 - 10

Black & Blue Festival is Back and Bold, Oct. 6 - 10

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 17

The 31st edition of the internationally acclaimed Black & Blue LGBTQ+ Festival will be held during the weekend of Canadian Thanksgiving and American Columbus Day, from October 6 to 10.