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New Law Aims to Make California Haven for Transgender Youth

New Law Aims to Make California Haven for Transgender Youth

NEWS | By Adam Bean | Oct 1

A new law aims to stop other states from punishing children who come to California for transgender surgeries and other gender-affirming care.

After #FreeBritney, California to Limit Conservatorships

After #FreeBritney, California to Limit Conservatorships

NEWS | By Sophie Austin | Oct 1

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill limiting conservatorships that grant legal guardianship over individuals, a move that comes after Britney Spears' conservatorship case garnered national attention.

Next Year's Met Gala will Celebrate the Late Karl Lagerfeld

Next Year's Met Gala will Celebrate the Late Karl Lagerfeld

ENTERTAINMENT | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 1

Met Gala fans, we have a new theme.

Hermes Goes for Earthen Tones; Ellie Saab Revisits the '60s

Hermes Goes for Earthen Tones; Ellie Saab Revisits the '60s

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 1

Here are some highlights of the day's spring-summer 2023 collections in Paris:

Review: Hilarious 'Bros' Exceeds Expectations

Review: Hilarious 'Bros' Exceeds Expectations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Oct 1

"Bros" is that rarity — a Zeitgeist comedy that succeeds by being authentic.

Gay Man Skips Sister's Wedding for Gay Club... Find Out Why

Gay Man Skips Sister's Wedding for Gay Club... Find Out Why

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 1

A gay man skipped his sister's wedding for a gay club, and the internet is showing their support. The man reportedly had a close relationship with his sister until she decided to marry a homophobe.

Adult Gay Performer Lawrence Morningstar Passes Away

Adult Gay Performer Lawrence Morningstar Passes Away

NEWS | Oct 1

Adult gay performer Lawrence Morningstar has died, it was reported on Thursday.

Streaming Queer: October 2022

Streaming Queer: October 2022

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrea Marks Joseph | Oct 1

This month, streaming networks offer up timeless horror tales reimagined for contemporary audiences, and welcome us back into the homes and schools where their loving, joyous queer characters thrive.

The Greatest Star? Early Critics Gaga Over Lea Michele's 'Funny Girl'

The Greatest Star? Early Critics Gaga Over Lea Michele's 'Funny Girl'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 1

As of Friday afternoon, a handful of critics have weighed in on Lea Michele performance in the problem-plagued "Funny Girl" revival, and they are raves.

NYC Officials 'Closely Monitoring' Allegations Against Gay Nightlife Gatekeeper Michael J. Cohen

NYC Officials 'Closely Monitoring' Allegations Against Gay Nightlife Gatekeeper Michael J. Cohen

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 1

NBC News reported last month that nine men had accused gay nightlife producer Michael J. Cohen of a range of unwanted sexual advances.

News

Vaccine Appears to Protect Against Monkeypox, CDC Says

Vaccine Appears to Protect Against Monkeypox, CDC Says

NEWS | By Amanda Seitz | Oct 1

At-risk people who received a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine in U.S. efforts against the virus appeared to be significantly less likely to get sick, public health officials announced Wednesday, even as they urged a second dose for full protection.

Entertainment

Review: The Magic's Gone in 'Hocus Pocus 2'

Review: The Magic's Gone in 'Hocus Pocus 2'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 1

Watch out, trick-or-treaters: The Sanderson Sisters are back in a stale sequel that's not worth opening your candy bags to collect.

Business

Report: Women Gained Fewer U.S. Company Board Seats in 2022

Report: Women Gained Fewer U.S. Company Board Seats in 2022

BUSINESS | By Alexandra Olson | Sep 30

U.S. companies have added women to their boards of director at a slower pace this year compared with last year as the pandemic and a difficult economy shift priorities.

Technology

What Are Live Casino Games?

What Are Live Casino Games?

TECHNOLOGY | Sep 30

Live casino games are online casino games with a live dealer. Games with live dealers are classic table games, such as roulette, poker, or blackjack, accompanied by the croupier.

Finance

Fed Officials Call for More Rate Hikes to Fight Inflation

Fed Officials Call for More Rate Hikes to Fight Inflation

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 27

The Federal Reserve will have to keep boosting its benchmark interest rate to a point that raises unemployment and gets inflation down from unusually high levels, two officials said in separate remarks Monday.

Cars

Edmunds: Hyundai Elantra N vs Volkswagen Golf GTI

Edmunds: Hyundai Elantra N vs Volkswagen Golf GTI

CARS | By Kristin Shaw | Oct 1

Both cars could be a good fit if you're looking for a compact vehicle that gets you where you're going with gusto. Which one should you buy? Edmunds' experts compared them to find out.

Health/Fitness

Chemsex: The Underreported Gay Epidemic?

Chemsex: The Underreported Gay Epidemic?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Finbarr Toesland | Oct 1

Consuming drugs, including legal ones like alcohol, is usual for many people, whether gay or straight. But the emergence of a PnP (chemsex) underground scene is ruining the lives of gay men across the world, who are being caught in a culture of unsafe sex

Travel

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 29

Putnam County is calling all day-trippers and travelers. This fall, visits to the historic Hudson Valley county bring both radiant autumn colors and exclusive seasonal events.

Nightlife

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 29-Oct. 7, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 29-Oct. 7, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By Jim Provenzano | Sep 29

Upcoming and ongoing arts and nightlife events include a slew of our Bestie winners, runners-up, and other perennial favorites.