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OutFest :: October 13, 2019

OutFest :: October 13, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 15
The Gayborhood was all a flutter with their annual Outfest celebration! With over 55,000 people in attendance, vendors and sponsors lined along the streets, performers on stage, and the award presentations, a fabulous day was had by all.

 Betty Buckley Opens Segerstrom Center's Cabaret Series This Thursday

Betty Buckley Opens Segerstrom Center's Cabaret Series This Thursday

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 15
Four Broadway stunners from stage and screen are set to light up the stages at the Segerstrom Center from October 2019 through April of 2020, beginning this Thursday with Betty Buckley.

Think 'Medicare For All' Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

Think 'Medicare For All' Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 15
Voters are more concerned with how much they have to pay for medical care, like prescription drugs, but whose plan is most comprehensive?

Meet the Playwright Behind a 'Deeply Raw Space' on Broadway

Meet the Playwright Behind a 'Deeply Raw Space' on Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Oct 15
Playwright Jeremy O. Harris has a rule that he doesn't cry in public. He broke that rule the night Rihanna attended his Broadway debut.

Felicity Huffman Starts Serving Prison Time in College Scam

Felicity Huffman Starts Serving Prison Time in College Scam

NEWS | Oct 15
"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman reported Tuesday to a U.S. prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a college admissions scandal, a representative said.

NYFF57 Part Two: Big, Bold, Brave Cinema that Speak to our Times

NYFF57 Part Two: Big, Bold, Brave Cinema that Speak to our Times

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 15
The story of the New York Film Festival 57 may very well end up being the unique and diverse stories being told in bold, imaginative and divisive ways, each commenting on our current divided culture.

Former WH Aide: John Bolton Called Giuliani a 'Hand Grenade'

Former WH Aide: John Bolton Called Giuliani a 'Hand Grenade'

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Oct 15
National security adviser John Bolton was so alarmed by Rudy Giuliani's back-channel activities in Ukraine that he described President Trump's personal lawyer as a "hand grenade who is going to blow everybody up," according to a former White House aide.

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being an Organ Donor

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being an Organ Donor

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauren Neergaard, Nicky Forster | Oct 15
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

'Chrisley Knows Best' Stars Sue Georgia Tax Official

'Chrisley Knows Best' Stars Sue Georgia Tax Official

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kate Brumback | Oct 15
Reality television personalities Todd and Julie Chrisley on Tuesday accused a Georgia tax official of abusing his office to pursue "bogus tax evasion claims" against them.

Shepard Smith Leaves Fox News Channel

Shepard Smith Leaves Fox News Channel

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Oct 15
Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on an outlet dominated by supporters of President Donald Trump, abruptly quit after signing off his final newscast on Friday.


News

Openly Gay Saudi Social Media Personality Arrested for 'Nudity' after He Wore Shorts to the Beach

Openly Gay Saudi Social Media Personality Arrested for 'Nudity' after He Wore Shorts to the Beach

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15
An openly gay 23-year-old Saudi man who is an online personality has been arrested and charged with "sharing nudity online" after having posted a photo of himself at the beach - wearing shorts.


Entertainment

 Review :: Composer Max Ritcher Kicks Off October Tour with Entrancing Concert

Review :: Composer Max Ritcher Kicks Off October Tour with Entrancing Concert

MUSIC | By Kevin Taft | Oct 15
Composer Max Richter is one of the most unique musicians of this century. Working as a classical composer with electronic elements and also a prolific film composer, Richter has entranced audiences of all types for decades.


Business

Biden, Warren, Sanders Face Scrutiny at Democratic Debate

Biden, Warren, Sanders Face Scrutiny at Democratic Debate

LEGAL | By Steve Peoples | Oct 15
A dozen Democratic presidential candidates will meet on Tuesday for the most crowded presidential debate in modern history. The three front runners face the most intense spotlight.


Technology

Executed Man's Daughter Asks Court to Order DNA Testing

Executed Man's Daughter Asks Court to Order DNA Testing

SCIENCE | By Travis Loller | Oct 15
A woman whose father was executed for murder in Tennessee 13 years ago asked a judge on Monday to order the testing of DNA evidence in the case.


Cars

Wages, Pensions, Plant Investments Still Issues in GM Strike

Wages, Pensions, Plant Investments Still Issues in GM Strike

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 15
With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement.


Health/Fitness

As Vaping Illnesses Rise, So Do Pleas To Quit-Smoking Help Lines

As Vaping Illnesses Rise, So Do Pleas To Quit-Smoking Help Lines

HEALTH | By Anna Almendrala | Oct 15
Even though "quitlines" were designed to help people kick cigarette habits, calls and texts from people who use e-cigarettes are climbing as more people fall ill with a mysterious and devastating respiratory illness linked to vaping.


Travel

W San Francisco Reveals Gold Fever Guest Room Renovations

W San Francisco Reveals Gold Fever Guest Room Renovations

Oct 15
Inspired equally by San Francisco's Gold Rush era and its present-day fortune seeking, the new guest room design prompts guests to explore creative spaces and dares innovative minds to kick-start their own story at W San Francisco.


Nightlife

Disney Gay Days Anaheim  :: October 4-6, 2019

Disney Gay Days Anaheim :: October 4-6, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 10
Over 30,000 members of the LGBTQ community donned their red t-shirts and rainbow mickey ears for the 22nd annual Disney Gay Days Anaheim, where the happiest place on earth became the gayest place on earth.