LGBTQ News and More

AP Sources: Justice Breyer to Retire; Biden to Fill Vacancy

AP Sources: Justice Breyer to Retire; Biden to Fill Vacancy

NEWS | By Mark Sherman and Michael Balsamo | Jan 26

Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday.

Watch: Laura Ingraham Impersonates Kate McKinnon (Seriously) and Promises Her Take on Nancy Pelosi if 'SNL' Will Have Her

Watch: Laura Ingraham Impersonates Kate McKinnon (Seriously) and Promises Her Take on Nancy Pelosi if 'SNL' Will Have Her

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 26

On Fox News Monday night, commentator Laura Ingraham began her show with her impersonation of out "Saturday Night Live" regular Kate McKinnon impersonating her.

Non-Binary 'Yellowjackets' Star Opens Up about Fan Response

Non-Binary 'Yellowjackets' Star Opens Up about Fan Response

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26

Liv Hewson, the non-binary breakout star of Showtime's hit drama "Yellowjackets," talked about being in a TV same-sex romance and cited LGTBQ+ fan response to the show.

Gay Nightclub Patron Alleges Gang of Bouncers Beat Him

Gay Nightclub Patron Alleges Gang of Bouncers Beat Him

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26

Ronan Gordon claims that he was set upon and beaten by bouncers at a Manchester gay establishment in an "unprovoked attack" that knocked him out and left him with facial injuries that will require surgery.

Pope Francis to Parents: Accept Your Gay Kids

Pope Francis to Parents: Accept Your Gay Kids

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26

Pope Francis offered some advice to parents with gay children: Don't condemn them.

The Best of the US: Where to Stay in 4 Iconic LGBTQ Trailblazing Cities

The Best of the US: Where to Stay in 4 Iconic LGBTQ Trailblazing Cities

TRAVEL | By Brandon Berkson | Jan 26

In the final installment of our Hotels Above Par collaboration, we share four U.S. LGBTQ+-friendly hotels to anchor your next getaway.

Elton John Postpones Texas Concerts after Getting COVID-19

Elton John Postpones Texas Concerts after Getting COVID-19

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 26

Despite being vaccinated and boosted, Elton John has contracted COVID-19 and is postponing two farewell concert dates in Dallas.

Michigan Settlement Lets Faith Agencies Deny LGBT Adoptions

Michigan Settlement Lets Faith Agencies Deny LGBT Adoptions

NEWS | By David Eggert | Jan 26

Faith-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan can refuse to place children with same-sex couples under a proposed settlement filed in federal court.

France Bans Gay 'Conversion Therapy' with New Law

France Bans Gay 'Conversion Therapy' with New Law

NEWS | Jan 26

France has a new law that bans so-called conversion therapies and authorizes jail time and fines for practitioners who use the scientifically discredited practice.

It's the Right Time  — John Cameron Mitchell on the 'Shortbus' Restoration

It's the Right Time — John Cameron Mitchell on the 'Shortbus' Restoration

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26

When John Cameron Mitchell's "Shortbus" hit screens in 2006, it brought a vivid splash of color and a range of emotional vibrance that felt rare. 15 years later, he returned to restore the film that he feels is more relevant than ever.

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Cars

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

CARS | Jan 26

Luxury automaker Bentley said Wednesday it is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing to accelerate its electric vehicle development plan, joining other auto brands shifting away from gasoline engines.

Style

Grace Kelly's Daughter on Horseback for Chanel and More From Paris Fashion Week

Grace Kelly's Daughter on Horseback for Chanel and More From Paris Fashion Week

STYLE | Jan 26

Nobody expected the granddaughter of Princess Grace Kelly to appear out of nowhere atop an actual racing horse at Chanel's spectacular Paris Fashion Week show.

Health/Fitness

COVID-19 Booster Drive is Faltering in the U.S.

COVID-19 Booster Drive is Faltering in the U.S.

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mae Anderson | Jan 26

The COVID-19 booster drive in the U.S. is losing steam, worrying health experts who have pleaded with Americans to get an extra shot to shore up their protection against the highly contagious omicron variant.

Travel

Why Colombia is One of the Hottest Destinations for LGBTQ Travelers

Why Colombia is One of the Hottest Destinations for LGBTQ Travelers

TRAVEL | By Billy McEntee | Jan 25

For LGBTQ+ travelers, Colombia boasts bustling city streets, natural wonders, and plenty of queer discoveries, from clubs and restaurants to welcoming communities.

Nightlife

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24

The Flesh Queer Festival featuring EDM and camping is among the UK's best LGBTQ+ events of 2022, which also includes anniversary Pride celebrations in Birmingham and London.