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Review: Norah Jones Celebrates 20 Years of 'Come Away with Me'

Review: Norah Jones Celebrates 20 Years of 'Come Away with Me'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | Aug 10

It's hard to believe that it's been 20 years since Norah Jones captivated the world with "Come Away with Me," the mega-selling, Grammy-winning album that made her a household name.

Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Fuels Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Online

Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Fuels Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Online

NEWS | By David Klepper | Aug 10

Research that analyzed social media posts finds that hateful references to gays, lesbians and other LGBTQ people surged online after Florida passed a law that bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade.

Watch: Out Actors Kiss on NYC Street as 'AHS' Begins Filming New Season

Watch: Out Actors Kiss on NYC Street as 'AHS' Begins Filming New Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 10

Out actors Charlie Carver and Isaac Powell were seen kissing on a New York City street as filming of the new season of "American Horror Story" began.

Skin Cycling: The Hot New Trend that will Transform your Skin

Skin Cycling: The Hot New Trend that will Transform your Skin

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Aug 10

In an age where trends come and go in the blink of an eye, it's worth discussing when something comes along that is actually beneficial to the skin.

Queering Cinema: Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker in 'Fried Green Tomatoes'

Queering Cinema: Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker in 'Fried Green Tomatoes'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 10

Though never explicit, the same-sex attraction and relationship in "Fried Green Tomatoes" is tangible, thanks to wonderful performances by Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker.

Celebrating Jinkx Monsoon's 10 Most Iconic 'All Winners' Moments

Celebrating Jinkx Monsoon's 10 Most Iconic 'All Winners' Moments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Barry Levitt | Aug 10

Now that Jinkx Monsoon has been crowned the Queen of All Queens after winning "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" all-winners season, we're celebrating the best 10 moments that got her to win.

High Summer in the Berkshires

High Summer in the Berkshires

ENTERTAINMENT | By Iris Fanger | Aug 10

A weekend in the Berkshires, the region of verdant hills in Western Massachusetts that borders on Upstate New York, is not enough time when you consider the choices of performances at music and dance festivals, theaters and museum exhibits.

Pop Star Allie X Responds to Allegations She Left Dog in Hot Car

Pop Star Allie X Responds to Allegations She Left Dog in Hot Car

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 10

Pop star Allie X took to social media to refute allegations posted online by gay recording artist Simon Curtis, who said she left her dog in a hot car for over 20 minutes, endangering its life.

Watch: Gay Flamingos in UK Zoo Adopt Abandoned Chick as their Own

Watch: Gay Flamingos in UK Zoo Adopt Abandoned Chick as their Own

NEWS | Aug 10

A same-sex flamingo couple in the UK's ZSL Whipsnade Zoo adopted an egg that was abandoned by a mixed-gender pair of birds, and now that the chick has hatched they are proving to be "exemplary" parents.

Watch: Actor Dylan O'Brien is Fully Aware that You're Thirsty for Him

Watch: Actor Dylan O'Brien is Fully Aware that You're Thirsty for Him

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 10

Dylan O'Brien, who stars in the new film "Not Okay" now streaming on Hulu, is the latest actor to sit down with BuzzFeed and examine fans' thirsty tweets.

News

Minor League Baseball Player Solomon Bates Comes Out

Minor League Baseball Player Solomon Bates Comes Out

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 10

Solomon Bates, a pitcher who had been a prospect for the San Francisco Giants since 2018, came out as gay on social media after being released by the team.

Business

FAA Clears Boeing to Resume Deliveries of 787 Dreamliner

FAA Clears Boeing to Resume Deliveries of 787 Dreamliner

BUSINESS | Aug 9

Federal regulators said Monday they are satisfied with changes Boeing has made in the production of its 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, clearing the way for the company to resume deliveries.

Technology

Former Twitter Worker Convicted of Spying for Saudi Arabia

Former Twitter Worker Convicted of Spying for Saudi Arabia

TECHNOLOGY | By Barbara Ortutay and Matt O'Brien | Aug 10

A former Twitter employee has been convicted of failing to register as an agent for Saudi Arabia and other charges after accessing private data on users critical of the kingdom's government in a spy case.

Finance

U.S. Inflation will Likely Stay High Even as Gas Prices Fall

U.S. Inflation will Likely Stay High Even as Gas Prices Fall

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Aug 10

Americans may finally be catching a break from relentlessly surging prices — if just a slight one — even as inflation is expected to remain painfully high for months.

Cars

U.A. Agency Probes Tesla Crashes that Killed 2 Motorcyclists

U.A. Agency Probes Tesla Crashes that Killed 2 Motorcyclists

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 8

Two crashes involving Teslas apparently running on Autopilot are drawing scrutiny from federal regulators and point to a potential new hazard on U.S. freeways.

Style

Want to Put a (Cock) Ring On It? Frank Ocean Has One for $25,570

Want to Put a (Cock) Ring On It? Frank Ocean Has One for $25,570

STYLE | Aug 8

Singer Frank Ocean is one of the few Black artists to address his queerness openly, and what better way than with a $25,570 cock ring he is selling on his website?

Health/Fitness

Major Test of First Possible Lyme Vaccine in 20 Years Begins

Major Test of First Possible Lyme Vaccine in 20 Years Begins

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 9

Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease in 20 years -- in hopes of better fighting the tick-borne threat.

Nightlife

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8

The Anti Violence Project threw The Pink Party, celebrating the lives and victories of the LGBTQ community in Fire Island Pines, complete with drag performances by Shequida, Egypt and Nutwater, and featuring DJ Matty Glitterati.