Gay News: The Latest

Chapelle Special Spurs Netflix Walkout; 'Trans Lives Matter'

Chapelle Special Spurs Netflix Walkout; 'Trans Lives Matter'

NEWS | By Alex Veiga and Lynn Elber | Oct 20
Netflix employees who walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle's special and its anti-transgender comments were joined by allies who chanted "Trans lives matter," getting pushback from counterprotesters who also showed up.

Ruby Rose Alleges CW's 'Batwoman' had Toxic Workplace, Execs Respond

Ruby Rose Alleges CW's 'Batwoman' had Toxic Workplace, Execs Respond

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 20
Ruby Rose says a toxic work environment is the real reason they walked away from CW's "Batwoman." Execs respond and reveal complaints against the actor.

Jamie Lee Curtis Is a "Grateful Student" After Daughter Ruby's Transition

Jamie Lee Curtis Is a "Grateful Student" After Daughter Ruby's Transition

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 20
The 'Halloween Kills' star shared how much she has learned from her daughter about gender and why daughter Ruby wants to share her story now.

Ahead of New Album 'Blue Banisters,' We Rank Lana Del Rey's Discography

Ahead of New Album 'Blue Banisters,' We Rank Lana Del Rey's Discography

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 20
We're ranking Lana Del Rey's albums ahead of her new album "Blue Banisters," which arrives Friday.

US Gov't Targeted Canadian WWE Hall of Famer for Deportation, Fearing He Might be Gay

US Gov't Targeted Canadian WWE Hall of Famer for Deportation, Fearing He Might be Gay

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 20
The United States government had WWE great Pat Patterson in its sights for deportation in the 1960s because, newly uncovered documents indicate, there were fears that he might be gay.

'THTH' star Harry Jowsey Apologizes for Homophobic Slur Against James Charles

'THTH' star Harry Jowsey Apologizes for Homophobic Slur Against James Charles

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
"Too Hot to Handle" star Harry Jowsey apologized for a homophobic comment he made about popular YouTube personality James Charles.

Superman's Not the First Bisexual Hero, But He'll Bring Hope to LGBTQ+ Fans

Superman's Not the First Bisexual Hero, But He'll Bring Hope to LGBTQ+ Fans

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
The new Superman storyline allows bisexual teens to see themselves reflected in a world-famous character.

'They Treat Me Like I'm Old and Stupid': Seniors Decry Health Providers' Age Bias

'They Treat Me Like I'm Old and Stupid': Seniors Decry Health Providers' Age Bias

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Judith Graham | Oct 20
Ageism is a long-standing problem that's getting new attention during the covid pandemic, which has killed more than half a million Americans age 65 and older.

How to Crush Medical Debt: 5 Tips for Using Hospital Charity Care

How to Crush Medical Debt: 5 Tips for Using Hospital Charity Care

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Emily Pisacreta | Oct 20
The Affordable Care Act requires nonprofit hospitals to make financial assistance available to low-income patients and post those policies online.

'Handmaid's Tale' Novelist Margaret Atwood Sparks Twitter Firestorm with 'Transphobic' Share

'Handmaid's Tale' Novelist Margaret Atwood Sparks Twitter Firestorm with 'Transphobic' Share

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 20
Margaret Atwood, whose 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale" is the basis for the dystopian Hulu drama, sparked a Twitter uproar when she shared an op-ed piece about gender-neutral language.


News

Across Africa, Major Churches Strongly Oppose LGBTQ+ Rights

Across Africa, Major Churches Strongly Oppose LGBTQ+ Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, Chinedu Asadu, Rodney Muhumuza and Mogomotsi Magome | Oct 20
Ghana, considered more respectful of human rights than most African countries, faces scrutiny due to a bill in Parliament that would impose prison sentences ranging from three to 10 years for people identifying as LGBTQ or supporting the community.


Entertainment

Review: 'Dune' a Mesmerizing, Absorbing Spectacle

Review: 'Dune' a Mesmerizing, Absorbing Spectacle

MOVIES | By Megan Kearns | Oct 20
Denis Villeneuve's mesmerizing, gorgeous adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel stars a great cast. Ambitious and absorbing, it explores politics, colonialism, oppression, and power dynamics.


Business

Netflix Co-CEO Reed Hastings Won't Talk About Dave Chappelle Controversy

Netflix Co-CEO Reed Hastings Won't Talk About Dave Chappelle Controversy

TELEVISION | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 20
Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings does not want to talk about the company's ongoing controversy surrounding Dave Chappelle's comedy special "The Closer."


Technology

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

NATIONAL | By Joseph Pisani | Oct 14
Near the Twizzlers and Sour Patch Kids at It'Sugar are random items — fidget toys, fruit-shaped soft jelly candies — that earned a spot on the candy store's shelves because they went viral on TikTok.


Finance

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

FOOD/DRINK | By Martin Crutsinger | Oct 14
Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.


Cars

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Oct 16
There are a number of new models on the horizon that promise big improvements. Here are five of them coming out in the next three to six months that Edmunds' experts believe will be worth the wait.


Health/Fitness

'Queer Eye' Star Responds to Marjorie Taylor Greene Comparison of HIV Status to COVID Vaccination

'Queer Eye' Star Responds to Marjorie Taylor Greene Comparison of HIV Status to COVID Vaccination

HIV/AIDS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
"Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness jumped in when Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted a comparison between Magic Johnson's HIV status and an unvaccinated NBA player being benched.


Travel

Hawaii's Governor Welcomes Travelers as COVID Counts Drop

Hawaii's Governor Welcomes Travelers as COVID Counts Drop

By Audrey McAvoy | Oct 20
Hawaii's COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined to the point where the islands are ready to welcome travelers once again, the governor said Tuesday.


Nightlife

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's DogĀ® Turboo

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's DogĀ® Turboo

SEX | Oct 18
Just because you are in the middle of staying healthy and safe during the pandemic does not mean you have to forget about your sex life; you are your safest sex partner, and this toy can help you become your best partner, too.