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North Korea Stages Anti-US Rally in Battle with Trump

North Korea Stages Anti-US Rally in Battle with Trump

NEWS | Sep 24
North Korea has held a large anti-U.S. rally in its capital city, backing its leader Kim Jong Un as he exchanges insult-laden threats with President Donald Trump.

Demi Lovato to Help War-Scarred Children in Iraq

Demi Lovato to Help War-Scarred Children in Iraq

NEWS | Sep 24
Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.

Right-Wing Firebrand Vows to Hold Rally at UC Berkeley

Right-Wing Firebrand Vows to Hold Rally at UC Berkeley

NEWS | By Daisy Nguyen | Sep 24
Free Speech Week is officially canceled, but the controversy surrounding the campus event will likely not end as right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos vows to appear at an unsanctioned rally at the University of California, Berkeley on Sunday.

NFL Owners Speak Out in Support of Players, Against Trump

NFL Owners Speak Out in Support of Players, Against Trump

NEWS | By Dave Campbell | Sep 24
The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season.

Bisexual Activist Talks About Gender, Sexual Identity at Florida Atlantic

Bisexual Activist Talks About Gender, Sexual Identity at Florida Atlantic

NEWS | By Ryan Lynch | Sep 23
There was a feverish flurry of pens hitting paper during Wednesday afternoon in Florida Atlantic's Majestic Palm Room. But the students there weren't taking a test.

US First Lady, Prince Harry Meet Before Invictus Games

US First Lady, Prince Harry Meet Before Invictus Games

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Sep 23
U.S. first lady Melania Trump met Saturday with Britain's Prince Harry as she led a delegation to Toronto for the opening of an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans that he founded several years ago.

Montenegro: Gay Pride Event Urges Less Violence, More Rights

Montenegro: Gay Pride Event Urges Less Violence, More Rights

NEWS | Sep 23
About 200 people have gathered at an LGBT pride event in Montenegro urging more rights and zero tolerance for violence against gay people in the conservative Balkan country.

Gender Showdown on the Tennis Court

Gender Showdown on the Tennis Court

ARTS & CULTURE | By David Lamble | Sep 23
For LGBTQ movie-lovers, "The Battle of the Sexes" scores with a worthy ensemble. Co-directors Valerie Feris and Jonathan Dayton serve up their thoughts.

The Big Question: Will Cancer Immune Therapy Work for Me?

The Big Question: Will Cancer Immune Therapy Work for Me?

NEWS | By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 23
People with the most messed-up genes often are the ones who do best on cancer treatments that enlist the immune system.

6 Bi Musicians You Can Hear On The Radio Right Now

6 Bi Musicians You Can Hear On The Radio Right Now

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emily Bloch | Sep 23
Pop singer Aaron Carter was one song into his nostalgic set at the LGBTQ nightclub Hamburger Mary's when he made a bold statement. "Yes, I am a bisexual man," he told the crowd.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Rembrandt
Chicago, IL

Review :: The Rembrandt

THEATRE | By Beth Dugan | Sep 23
"The Rembrandt," by Jessica Dickey is a little story about big ideas and bigger emotions, running through November 5 at Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theater.

 Review :: Sebastian
Chicago, IL

Review :: Sebastian

MOVIES | By Dale Reynolds | Sep 23
Peruvian Sebastian finds his two worlds of L.A.-gay and Peru-straight colliding when he returns home to see his dying mother and his husband comes in a day later.


Business

Prospects for Air Traffic Control Privatization Appear Slim

Prospects for Air Traffic Control Privatization Appear Slim

LEGAL | By Joan Lowy | Sep 23
President Donald Trump has made airlines' longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America's infrastructure. But his prospects for closing the deal with Congress appear slim.


Technology

Islamic State Backers Find Ephemeral Platform in Instagram

Islamic State Backers Find Ephemeral Platform in Instagram

PERSONAL TECH | By Lori Hinnant | Sep 23
Researchers say Islamic State supporters have found an ephemeral platform to share propaganda: Using Instagram's "stories" feature, which causes posts to disappear in 24 hours.


Finance

Trump's Childhood Home Becomes Showcase for Refugees

Trump's Childhood Home Becomes Showcase for Refugees

NATIONAL | By William Mathis | Sep 18
Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend - refugees who shared their stories as a way to draw attention to the refugee crisis as the United Nations General Assembly convenes this week with Trump in attendance.


Cars

Mazda 6 Recalled; Wiring Short Can Knock Out Power Steering

Mazda 6 Recalled; Wiring Short Can Knock Out Power Steering

AUTO NEWS | Sep 22
Mazda is recalling more than 60,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada because a wiring problem can knock out power-assisted steering and the passenger air bag.


Travel

Swingers: Autumn Golfing in San Diego

Swingers: Autumn Golfing in San Diego

SPORTS | By John Marshall | Sep 22
Summer sends vacationers flocking to the San Diego area, many of them bringing their golf clubs with them. Mild temperatures, great courses, superb conditions. What's not to love?


Nightlife

 Review :: Hello, Again
Chicago, IL

Review :: Hello, Again

PRIDE | By Jason Southerland | Sep 20
The nihilistic view of love and sex in "Hello Again" was a celebratory if dark message at the end of the '80s / Ronald Regan era, but when placed in context of a darker world where sex is arranged via mobile phone and ordered like dinner, it wears thin.

Tennessee City Seeks to Ban Drag Shows

Tennessee City Seeks to Ban Drag Shows

NATIONAL | Sep 21
The city council of a tiny city in Tennessee is considering a law that many locals hope will sashay away.