LGBTQ News and More

Out Ex-Footballer and Author Ouissem Belgacem has No Love for World Cup

Out Ex-Footballer and Author Ouissem Belgacem has No Love for World Cup

NEWS | Dec 8

If the world was different place, Ouissem Belgacem would be playing in the World Cup. The out French ex-footballer and author addressed the event and homophobia in the sport in a recent interview.

Boo Hoo! GOP Missouri Rep Gets Teary When Arguing Against Same Sex Marriage

Boo Hoo! GOP Missouri Rep Gets Teary When Arguing Against Same Sex Marriage

NEWS | Dec 8

The House passed the Respect for Marriage Act Thursday, codifying federal protections for same-sex and interracial couples. Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler was so moved against the bill she broke into tears.

First Look at Gael García Bernal As a Hot Gay Wrestler in 'Cassandro'

First Look at Gael García Bernal As a Hot Gay Wrestler in 'Cassandro'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 8

Get a glimpse at Gael García Bernal as a hot gay wrestler chasing superstardom in "Cassandro." It's the latest in a string of upcoming movies highlighting the lives and legends of professional wrestling.

Judge Unseals Docs in Gay Bar Shooting Suspect's Past Case

Judge Unseals Docs in Gay Bar Shooting Suspect's Past Case

NEWS | By Colleen Slevin | Dec 8

A judge unsealed a dropped bomb threat case Thursday against the Colorado gay bar shooting suspect who threatened to become the "next mass killer" over a year before allegedly killing five people and wounding seventeen others at the LGBTQ enclave Club Q.

Out Comedian Jerrod Carmichael to Host Golden Globes as it Returns to NBC

Out Comedian Jerrod Carmichael to Host Golden Globes as it Returns to NBC

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 8

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael will host next month's Golden Globe Awards, presiding over a boozy celebration of TV and film that is trying to make a comeback after being knocked off the air by scandal.

Watch: Celine Dion Cancels Shows because of Stiff Person Syndrome

Watch: Celine Dion Cancels Shows because of Stiff Person Syndrome

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 8

Celine Dion has put a halt on all performing after being diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder.

Bill Protecting Same-Sex, Interracial Unions Clears Congress

Bill Protecting Same-Sex, Interracial Unions Clears Congress

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Dec 8

The House gave final approval Thursday to legislation protecting same-sex marriages, a monumental step in a decadeslong battle for nationwide recognition of such unions that reflects a stunning turnaround in societal attitudes.

Gay Pro Wrestler Anthony Bowens Recalls Coming Out Fears

Gay Pro Wrestler Anthony Bowens Recalls Coming Out Fears

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 8

Anthony Bowens is the gay half of World Champion tag-team wrestling duo The Acclaimed. Being out hasn't slowed the champ down — but, he said in a recent interview, he was fearful it would, prior to coming out.

Gay Twitter's 54 Best Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 54 Best Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 8

This week's Gay Twitter roundup includes more hilarious reactions to "The White Lotus," the Cate Blanchett thriller "Tár," as well as takes on new music from Lana Del Rey and Caroline Polachek and much more!

Lead Sponsor of Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Busted for Alleged Fraud

Lead Sponsor of Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Busted for Alleged Fraud

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 8

The Republican state representative who was the lead sponsor of Florida's "Don't Say Gay" law faces decades in prison for allegedly defrauding the government's pandemic loan program for $150,000.

News

Christian Walker Celebrates Dad Herschel's Loss in Senate Race

Christian Walker Celebrates Dad Herschel's Loss in Senate Race

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 8

Liberals celebrated the loss of Herschel Walker to incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia, but so did at least one conservative: Walker's son and right-wing influencer, Christian Walker.

Business

Women Sue Musk's Twitter Alleging Discriminatory Layoffs

Women Sue Musk's Twitter Alleging Discriminatory Layoffs

BUSINESS | By Matt O'Brien | Dec 9

Two women who lost their jobs at Twitter when billionaire Elon Musk took over are suing the company in federal court, claiming that last month's abrupt mass layoffs disproportionately affected female employees.

Technology

U.S. Keeps Eye on China's Space Activities for Potential Risks

U.S. Keeps Eye on China's Space Activities for Potential Risks

TECHNOLOGY | Dec 9

The U.S. is closely monitoring Chinese activities that potentially threaten American assets in space as debris rapidly accumulates in low Earth orbit, the head of United States military operations in space said Friday.

Finance

Millennial Money: How Credit Can Beat Buy Now, Pay Later

Millennial Money: How Credit Can Beat Buy Now, Pay Later

FINANCE | By Melissa Lambarena | Dec 7

At first glance, a "buy now, pay later" plan's promise of no interest or upfront fees can seem more appealing than a credit card's terms - but these plans lack certain consumer protections.

Style

The Best Blankets for Cozy Season

The Best Blankets for Cozy Season

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Dec 7

There's nothing like a cold winter night snuggle, whether it be with someone special, a pet, or just your handsome self.

Health/Fitness

Speedier Drug Approvals Hit Slowdown as FDA Faces Scrutiny

Speedier Drug Approvals Hit Slowdown as FDA Faces Scrutiny

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Dec 7

Expedited drug approvals slowed this year as the Food and Drug Administration's accelerated pathway came under new scrutiny from Congress, government watchdogs, and the agency's own leaders.

Travel

Dates Set for 'Girls in Wonderland' LGBTQ+ Festival in June '23

Dates Set for 'Girls in Wonderland' LGBTQ+ Festival in June '23

TRAVEL | Dec 7

Pandora Events is debuting their 22nd Annual Girls in Wonderland (GIW) at a new location — the Wyndham Orlando Resort — on June 1 to 4, 2023 during Disney World's Gay Days.