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'Country Music Made Me Gay,' Confesses John Waters at Orville Peck Concert

'Country Music Made Me Gay,' Confesses John Waters at Orville Peck Concert

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 28
When John Waters appeared onstage at a recent Colorado Orville Peck concert, he made a confession: "I hate to say this because some of you might take this the wrong way," he told the crowd, "but country music made me gay."

Watch: Reading The Bible Is Fundamental For Born Again, Ex-Gay Milo Yiannopoulos

Watch: Reading The Bible Is Fundamental For Born Again, Ex-Gay Milo Yiannopoulos

NEWS | Jul 28
"The way of the fool is right in his own eyes," reads Milos Yiannopoulos from the book of Psalms in a video posted this week on his YouTube channel. It was the line that resonated in a one-minute video to promote his newest venture.

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28
New research presented at this year's Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggests that trans and non-binary people suffer higher rates of subjective cognitive decline

Adam Driver Morphs Into a Centaur in Thirst-Trapping Burberry Ad

Adam Driver Morphs Into a Centaur in Thirst-Trapping Burberry Ad

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 28
In a leaked Burberry ad, Adam Driver appears to morph into a centaur, but not before showing off his ripped body.

Report: Hate Crime Laws Lack Uniformity Across the U.S.

Report: Hate Crime Laws Lack Uniformity Across the U.S.

NEWS | By Aaron Morrison | Jul 28
More than half a century since they were modernized, hate crime laws in the U.S. are inconsistent and provide incomplete methods for addressing bias-motivated violence, according to a new report.

Could the EU Kick Out Hungary for Its Anti-LGBTQ Agenda?

Could the EU Kick Out Hungary for Its Anti-LGBTQ Agenda?

NEWS | Jul 28
The European Commission has stressed that "equality and the respect for dignity and human rights are core values of the EU," but does violation warrant the boot?

TikTok Star Wounded, Friend Fatally Shot Watching 'Purge'

TikTok Star Wounded, Friend Fatally Shot Watching 'Purge'

NEWS | Jul 28
Authorities are appealing for help as they investigate a shooting that killed an 18-year-old woman and seriously wounded a 19-year-old social media influencer as they watched "The Forever Purge" at a Southern California movie theater.

Study: Only Half of American Households Donate to Charity

Study: Only Half of American Households Donate to Charity

ENTERTAINMENT | By Haleluya Hadero | Jul 28
The findings confirm a trend worrying experts: Donations to charitable causes are reaching record highs, but the giving is done by a smaller and smaller slice of the population.

Infrastructure Talks Leave Biden's Entire Agenda at Risk

Infrastructure Talks Leave Biden's Entire Agenda at Risk

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Jul 28
President Joe Biden's latest efforts to clinch a bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure deal comes with even more at stake than his plans for boosting road, rail, and other public works projects.

Sportertainment: The Lavender Tube on LGBT Athletes & Allies at the Tokyo Olympics

Sportertainment: The Lavender Tube on LGBT Athletes & Allies at the Tokyo Olympics

ARTS & CULTURE | By Victoria A. Brownworth | Jul 28
After a year's delay, and continued health worries and protests, Tokyo's Olympic Games have begun, with the largest ever number of out LGBT competitors.


Technology

Keen to Sign Up for Space Tourism? 6 Things To Consider (Besides the Price Tag)

Keen to Sign Up for Space Tourism? 6 Things To Consider (Besides the Price Tag)

SCIENCE | Jul 28
Suborbital "space" flights have the potential to be less eye-wateringly expensive than going into orbital outer space and beyond. But before you sign up here are a few things to consider.


Finance

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

By Sean Pyles, NerdWallet | Jul 28
Willing a plot of land into a vibrant state of bloom takes intention, know-how and no small amount of trial and error. Here's what my garden taught me about managing money.


Cars

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 27
Tesla's quarterly profit has surpassed $1 billion for the first time thanks to the electric car pioneer's ability to navigate through a pandemic-driven computer chip shortage.


Style

Tempting Tastes Around the US Celebrate Peru's Bicentennial

Tempting Tastes Around the US Celebrate Peru's Bicentennial

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 28
Though a visit to South America's northwest coast may be a bit out of reach these days, there are exceptional places stateside to celebrate Peru's independence, along with nearby LGBTQ hot spots.


Health/Fitness

Tap Into Your Most Creative State with THC Delta 8 Gummies

Tap Into Your Most Creative State with THC Delta 8 Gummies

HEALTH | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 28
Delta 8 gummies provide all the benefits of CBD, a milder psychoactive effect than THC, and taste delicious — making it one of the most popular CBD/Delta 8 products on the market.


Travel

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

LOCAL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Jul 27
A gay Cuban American journalist returns to his childhood home of Miami to explore Little Havana's legacy and the impact of queer Cuban culture.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Closing Party  #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

San Diego Pride Closing Party #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 21
Happy Dark Productions set sail on the San Diego Bay for their annual San Diego Pride closing party. Everyone danced the day and night away before headliner Todrick Hall closed out the night.