LGBTQ News and More

What's Behind the Rising Profile of Transgender Kids? 3 Essential Reads

What's Behind the Rising Profile of Transgender Kids? 3 Essential Reads

NEWS | Jun 21

Why are trans youth more visible these days? Is it due to more widespread acceptance, or more media coverage? Just how many trans kids are there?

What Supreme Court Foster Ruling Means for LGBTQ Rights

What Supreme Court Foster Ruling Means for LGBTQ Rights

NEWS | Jun 21

The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of a Catholic adoption agency that had been excluded from Philadelphia's foster programs for refusing to work with same-sex couples will be consequential.

Justin Vivian Bond to Headline B'Way Production of 'Tales of the City'

Justin Vivian Bond to Headline B'Way Production of 'Tales of the City'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 21

Ten years after its first production in San Francisco, "Tales of the City, The Musical" is headed to Broadway with Justin Vivian Bond in the role of Anna Madrigal — a historic first for Broadway.

Luke Evans Sizzles In New Thirst Trap Workout Photo

Luke Evans Sizzles In New Thirst Trap Workout Photo

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 21

The gym is never far away from out actor Luke Evans — be it in London, Down Under, or Atlanta, where he is currently filming a new series — and his latest thirst trap workout photos prove it.

Watch: Gay Florida Couple, Facing Daily Fines, Refuses to Take Down Pride Flag

Watch: Gay Florida Couple, Facing Daily Fines, Refuses to Take Down Pride Flag

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 21

A South Florida gay couple is facing fines of $50 per day for flying the rainbow flag during Pride Month, but they refuse to take the banner down, saying: "We're not going to back down on this one."

Media Personality Francisco León Comes Out While Throwing Shade at Mister Venezuela Contest

Media Personality Francisco León Comes Out While Throwing Shade at Mister Venezuela Contest

NEWS | Jun 21

Media personality and former Mister Venezuela Francisco León came out in an emotional Instagram post, all while throwing shade at the Mister Venezuela contest.

Gay Dad's Diving Champ Son, Nicknamed 'Little Louganis,' Headed to Tokyo Olympics

Gay Dad's Diving Champ Son, Nicknamed 'Little Louganis,' Headed to Tokyo Olympics

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 21

Jordan Windle, nicknamed "Little Louganis" after the out Olympic champ, is headed to the Olympics in Tokyo, and he has words of love and gratitude for his gay dad.

Actors Lucas Hedges & Tommy Dorfman Seen Holding Hands in NYC, Twitter Reacts

Actors Lucas Hedges & Tommy Dorfman Seen Holding Hands in NYC, Twitter Reacts

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 21

"Lady Bird" actor Lucas Hedges and "13 Reasons Why" star Tommy Dorfman were spotted holding hands in New York City over the weekend and Twitter was quick to react to the pics.

Explainer: Calls to #FreeBritney and Court Conservatorships

Explainer: Calls to #FreeBritney and Court Conservatorships

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Jun 21

When Britney Spears, who turns 40 this year, speaks to a L.A. judge at her own request, she'll do it 13 years into a court-enforced conservatorship that has exercised vast control of her life and money. But what is a conservatorship, exactly?

Political Donations Lead Stonewall Inn to Ban some Beers

Political Donations Lead Stonewall Inn to Ban some Beers

NEWS | Jun 21

The Stonewall Inn's owners say they won't serve certain beers at the famous LGBT bar during Pride weekend to protest manufacturer Anheuser-Busch's political contributions to some politicians who have supported anti-LGBT legislation.

News

7 LGBTQ Chefs Cooking Up Pride From the Heartland

7 LGBTQ Chefs Cooking Up Pride From the Heartland

NEWS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jun 21

Chefs across the Midwest, Great Plains, and other heartland states are rocking the culinary arts in their hometowns and beyond. Here are seven stellar LGBTQ chefs who are making unforgettable food in non-coastal, ever-delicious cities.

Entertainment

Review: 'Milkwater' a Captivating Character Study

Review: 'Milkwater' a Captivating Character Study

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 21

Morgan Ingari's comedy is a stirring, poignant character study of a young woman caught in one of life's dead zones, where she's not making progress — and not even sure she's feeling a need to.

Technology

Take 2: Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Solar Panel Work

Take 2: Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Solar Panel Work

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | Jun 20

Astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in less than a week Sunday to install powerful new solar panels outside the International Space Station.

Finance

Millennial Money: It's Time for Better Employee Benefits

Millennial Money: It's Time for Better Employee Benefits

FINANCE | By Kelsey Sheehy, NerdWallet | Jun 20

As the world fo work gets back on track, some employees may want a new normal — one that includes flexible scheduling and benefits that align with their needs and values.

Cars

Edmunds: How to Pick the Right Axle Ratio for Your Truck

Edmunds: How to Pick the Right Axle Ratio for Your Truck

CARS | By Travis Langness | Jun 19

There are a number of design choices to consider when you're shopping for a full-size pickup truck. One that's important if you plan on towing with your truck is the axle ratio.

Style

Bourbon Tourism Shaking Off Slump in Kentucky

Bourbon Tourism Shaking Off Slump in Kentucky

STYLE | By Bruce Schreiner | Jun 21

With tourists flocking to distilleries, concerns about a pandemic hangover for Kentucky's world-famous bourbon industry are quickly evaporating.

Health/Fitness

VA Moves to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgery to Vets

VA Moves to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgery to Vets

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Jun 20

The Department of Veterans Affairs is moving to offer transgender veterans gender confirmation surgery, Secretary Denis McDonough announced at a Pride Month event in Orlando.

Travel

Tourism Boom Pressures Tibet's Historic Sites

Tourism Boom Pressures Tibet's Historic Sites

TRAVEL | By Mark Schiefelbein, Sam McNeil | Jun 21

Tourism is booming in Tibet as more Chinese travel in-country because of the coronavirus pandemic, posing risks to the region's fragile environment and historic sites.

Nightlife

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 20

Over the unofficial LA Pride weekend, the hot men and women of Southern California showed off their summer bodies at the Submerge Swim Party, part of the Velvet Dreams weekend at the W Hollywood.