LGBTQ News and More

Controversial 'Vatican Falls' to Get Off-Broadway Production

Controversial 'Vatican Falls' to Get Off-Broadway Production

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 28

"Vatican Falls," the controversial play written by Frank J. Avella that closely examines the Catholic sex abuse scandal, will have its debut this fall.

New Book Recounts Donald Trump's Homophobia, Anti-Trans Rhetoric

New Book Recounts Donald Trump's Homophobia, Anti-Trans Rhetoric

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 28

New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman details episodes in her upcoming book "Confidence Man" that illustrate the one-term president's transphobia and anti-LGBTQ+ speech and attitudes.

Romantic Puerto Vallarta — Beyond the Zona Romántica

Romantic Puerto Vallarta — Beyond the Zona Romántica

TRAVEL | By Brandon Schultz | Sep 28

With steamy beach days and sizzling nightlife dominating the social scene, it's no wonder that a vibrant LGBTQ+ village has been thriving in Puerto Vallarta.

Dermatologists Wish You'd Stop Doing These Things

Dermatologists Wish You'd Stop Doing These Things

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Sep 28

A group of dermatologists recently shared their thoughts with HuffPost about the bad habits they most wish we'd all break.

A Backwards 'Bohème?' Tenor Jesus Garcia Talks of Adventurous Production's Challenges

A Backwards 'Bohème?' Tenor Jesus Garcia Talks of Adventurous Production's Challenges

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Sep 28

The upcoming production of "La Bohème" at Boston Lyric Opera is something unusual: It is told in reverse. No doubt this brings challenges to singers. Acclaimed tenor Jesus Garcia talks about playing Rodolfo.

Netflix Drops LGBTQ Tag on Jeffrey Dahmer Series After Outrage

Netflix Drops LGBTQ Tag on Jeffrey Dahmer Series After Outrage

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 28

The streaming giant gave no reason for the change of tag but it most likely had something to do with viewers not wanting the series associated with LGBTQ history.

Ranking the 10 International Seasons of 'Drag Race'

Ranking the 10 International Seasons of 'Drag Race'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Barry Levitt | Sep 28

"RuPaul's Drag Race" has taken over the world and we're getting into the nitty-gritty of which of the international franchises reigns supreme.

'Jeopardy!' Champion Amy Schneider Is Officially A Married Woman

'Jeopardy!' Champion Amy Schneider Is Officially A Married Woman

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 28

"Jeopardy!" champion Amy Schneider announced on Instagram Tuesday that she tied the knot with girlfriend Genevieve Davis in a courthouse ceremony in May.

Gay Twitter Reacts to Ryan Murphy's New Netflix Show 'Dahmer' Starring Evan Peters

Gay Twitter Reacts to Ryan Murphy's New Netflix Show 'Dahmer' Starring Evan Peters

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 28

Gay Twitter has many thoughts on Netflix's new Ryan Murphy show about gay serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, played here by Evan Peters.

Transgender Deputy Suing Georgia County Goes to Trial
Chicago, IL

Transgender Deputy Suing Georgia County Goes to Trial

NEWS | Sep 27

A sheriff's deputy returned to court Monday for a civil trial seeking monetary damages from the Georgia county that employs her after a federal judge ruled her bosses illegally denied the deputy health coverage for gender-confirmation surgery.

News

Virginia Students Protest Youngkin Transgender Policies

Virginia Students Protest Youngkin Transgender Policies

NEWS | By Sarah Rankin and Matthew Barakat | Sep 28

Student activists held school walkouts across Virginia on Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposed changes to the state's guidance on transgender student policies, revisions that would roll back some accommodations.

Entertainment

Billy Eichner Made a Great Rom-com. Now it's Audiences' Turn

Billy Eichner Made a Great Rom-com. Now it's Audiences' Turn

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Sep 28

In the whistle-stop lead-up to the release of "Bros," Eichner has worked tirelessly to whip audiences into a frenzy for a film unlike any Hollywood has before produced.

Business

Biogen Pays $900M to Settle Doctor Kickback Allegations

Biogen Pays $900M to Settle Doctor Kickback Allegations

BUSINESS | Sep 28

Biogen has agreed to pay $900 million to resolve allegations that it violated federal law by paying kickbacks to doctors to persuade them to prescribe its multiple sclerosis drugs, federal prosecutors said.

Technology

Senators Push to Reform Police's Cellphone Tracking Tools

Senators Push to Reform Police's Cellphone Tracking Tools

TECHNOLOGY | By Jason Dearen and Garance Burke | Sep 28

Civil rights lawyers and Democratic senators are pushing to limit law enforcement's ability to buy cellphone tracking tools to follow people's whereabouts, sometimes without a search warrant.

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

Ford to Invest $700M, Add 500 Jobs at Louisville Truck Plant

Ford to Invest $700M, Add 500 Jobs at Louisville Truck Plant

CARS | By Dylan Lovan and Tom Krisher | Sep 28

Ford will invest $700 million mainly at its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, creating about 500 new jobs over the next four years.

Style

Paris Fashion Week Showcasing 107 Houses over 9 Days

Paris Fashion Week Showcasing 107 Houses over 9 Days

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Sep 28

Powerhouses Saint Laurent and Dior are among some 107 brands showcasing spring-summer 2023 collections at Paris Fashion Week. Here are some highlights so far.

Health/Fitness

Tiny Oregon Town Hosts 1st Wind-Solar-Battery 'Hybrid' Plant

Tiny Oregon Town Hosts 1st Wind-Solar-Battery 'Hybrid' Plant

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Gillian Flaccus | Sep 28

A renewable energy plant being commissioned in Oregon combines solar power, wind power, and massive batteries, It's the first utility-scale plant of its kind in North America.

Nightlife

Folsom Street Fair 2022

Folsom Street Fair 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By photo by Steven Underhill | Sep 26

Kink in all its glory hit the South of Market streets for the annual Folsom Street Fair on Sept. 25. Attendees dressed in leather, rubber, fetish gear, drag — and for some not dressed in much at all — enjoyed strutting their kinky garb.