LGBTQ News and More

Hail, Mary! High School's Halftime Show is a Drag Pageant

Hail, Mary! High School's Halftime Show is a Drag Pageant

NEWS | By Kathy McCormack | Oct 18

A Vermont high school homecoming football game turned into a "drag ball" runway at halftime, with a mix of students and faculty members parading in gowns, wigs and makeup — and a big crowd in rainbow colors to cheer them on.

3 LGBTQ+ Couples Taste Success in the Food Industry

3 LGBTQ+ Couples Taste Success in the Food Industry

STYLE | By Lawrence Ferber | Oct 18

For some LGBTQ+ couples, being partners in both life and business turns out to be a recipe for success.

Kourtney Kardashian, Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Engaged

Kourtney Kardashian, Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Engaged

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18

A day at the beach turned into a proposal for Kourtney Kardashian, who is now engaged to Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller | Oct 18

President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his administration's accomplishments on a global stage.

Colin Powell has Died of COVID-19 Complications, Family Says

Colin Powell has Died of COVID-19 Complications, Family Says

NEWS | Oct 18

Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday. He was 84.

Gay Magazines and the Evolution of Male Erotica

Gay Magazines and the Evolution of Male Erotica

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jim Gladstone | Oct 18

Male erotica is making a comeback, though our definition of what's hot trades objectification for real-life sensuality.

'Halloween Kills' Carves Out $50.4 Million At Box Office

'Halloween Kills' Carves Out $50.4 Million At Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 17

"Halloween Kills" may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters.

George Takei Shades William Shatner and Dean Cain

George Takei Shades William Shatner and Dean Cain

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17

While the media went gaga over William Shatner in space, George Takei thought otherwise. The out actor also took on Dean Cain about a bi-Superman.

LA Realtor Gets Ballsy (Literally) to Sell a Property

LA Realtor Gets Ballsy (Literally) to Sell a Property

NEWS | Oct 17

A Los Angeles realtor came up with a novel approach to get attention with one property - posting nudes of himself around the house.

Gay Twitter's 60 Funniest Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 60 Funniest Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17

As another week comes to a close, it's time for a round up of the best tweets from Gay Twitter. This week's edition includes reactions to Adele's new music, National Coming Out Day, Timothée Chalamet's Wonka reveal and more!

Business

Netflix's Ted Sarandos: Chappelle's Jokes Don't Equal 'Real-World Harm'

Netflix's Ted Sarandos: Chappelle's Jokes Don't Equal 'Real-World Harm'

BUSINESS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 17

Netflix chief Ted Sarandos once again defended Dave Chappelle's comedy special, which has been deemed transphobic, saying "content doesn't directly translate to real-world harm."

Technology

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

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

TECHNOLOGY | 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

FINANCE | 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

CARS | 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.

Style

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

STYLE | By Sophia Eppolito | Oct 14

Apple CEO Tim Cook and retired NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade joined Utah leaders Wednesday to announce the completion of a local advocacy group's campaign to build new homes that provide services for LGBTQ youth in the U.S. West.

Travel

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

TRAVEL | By Rod McGuirk | Oct 18

Australia's Queensland state announced plans Monday to open up to vaccinated travelers, ending the status it has enjoyed throughout the pandemic of remaining virtually free of COVID-19.