LGBTQ News and More

'Raw! Uncut! Video!' Palm Drive's Pioneering Porn

'Raw! Uncut! Video!' Palm Drive's Pioneering Porn

ENTERTAINMENT | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 16

For twelve years, Palm Drive Video produced hundreds of video scenes featuring a variety of men engaging in a wide array of fetishized sex. The new documentary shares the kinky tale.

Tom Daley: 'The LGBT Community Is So Fractured Right Now'

Tom Daley: 'The LGBT Community Is So Fractured Right Now'

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 16

In a deep-diving interview with The Guardian, Tom Daley talks about sports, creating a family, and the lack of gay rights in the Commonwealth countries.

Olympic Champion Ellia Green Finds Liberation in Transition

Olympic Champion Ellia Green Finds Liberation in Transition

NEWS | By Dennis Passa | Aug 16

Ellia Green realized as a young child -- long before becoming an Olympic champion -- that a person's identity and a gender assigned at birth can be very different things.

Rapper A$AP Rocky Charged with Felony Assault with a Firearm

Rapper A$AP Rocky Charged with Felony Assault with a Firearm

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Aug 16

Rapper A$AP Rocky was charged with two felonies Monday for pulling a gun on a former friend and firing in Hollywood last year, prosecutors said.

Watch: Is the Conservative-backed Grindr-like App 'The Right Stuff' All Wrong?

Watch: Is the Conservative-backed Grindr-like App 'The Right Stuff' All Wrong?

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 15

Backed by gay conservative tech billionaire Peter Thiel, an app called The Right Stuff app aims to bring together right-wing conservatives for love and political ideologies.

Ex-Mr. Gay World Hit With Gag Order Over Resignation

Ex-Mr. Gay World Hit With Gag Order Over Resignation

NEWS | Aug 15

Former Mr. Gay World South Africa pageant winner Louw Breytenbach was slapped with a suit by the Mr. Gay World Foundation last week over a statement he made over his short tenure as a winner.

Ted Cruz Claims Elizabeth Warren 'Might Have a Penis'

Ted Cruz Claims Elizabeth Warren 'Might Have a Penis'

NEWS | Aug 15

Senator Ted Cruz has joked fellow Senator Elizabeth Warren "might have a penis" because "in today's Democrat Party, how do we know she doesn't?"

Three Dead, One Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Outside Chicago Gay Bar

Three Dead, One Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Outside Chicago Gay Bar

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 15

Reports and social media posts say that three gay Black men were killed and a fourth seriously injured by a car that struck them as they stood outside a gay bar in Chicago.

Out Rock Icon Melissa Etheridge Announces Solo Off-Broadway Show

Out Rock Icon Melissa Etheridge Announces Solo Off-Broadway Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Aug 15

Rocker Melissa Etheridge has found a new stage: The Grammy- and Oscar-winner will unveil a solo show mixing her music and stories off-Broadway.

So-Called 'Don't Say Gay' Law Confuses Some Florida Schools

So-Called 'Don't Say Gay' Law Confuses Some Florida Schools

NEWS | By Anthony Izaguirre and Adriana Gomez Licon | Aug 15

Some Florida schools have moved library books and debated changing textbooks in response to a law critics call "Don't Say Gay" — and some teachers have worried that family pictures on their desks could get them in trouble.

News

Britain Says Monkeypox Outbreak 'Shows Signs of Slowing'

Britain Says Monkeypox Outbreak 'Shows Signs of Slowing'

NEWS | Aug 15

British health officials say the monkeypox outbreak across the country "shows signs of slowing" but that it's still too soon to know if the decline will be maintained.

Entertainment

Review: Recent Recordings of Symphonies 2 and 4 Achieve a Mahler Makeover

Review: Recent Recordings of Symphonies 2 and 4 Achieve a Mahler Makeover

ENTERTAINMENT | By Timothy Pfaff | Aug 16

The wild world of recordings serves up two new readings of Mahler symphonies guaranteed to shake loose the last cobwebs clinging to what are now the standard interpretations.

Business

Companies Facing First Tax on Stock Buybacks in Biden Bill

Companies Facing First Tax on Stock Buybacks in Biden Bill

BUSINESS | By Marcy Gordon | Aug 16

Democrats have pulled off a quiet first in their just-passed legislation addressing climate change and health care: The creation of a tax on stock buybacks, a cherished tool of Corporate America.

Technology

New Climate Deal Spurs Hopes of More Carbon Storage Projects

New Climate Deal Spurs Hopes of More Carbon Storage Projects

TECHNOLOGY | By Mead Gruver | Aug 16

The concept known as carbon storage has long been touted as an answer to global warming that preserves the energy industry's burning of fossil fuels to generate electricity.

Cars

Edmunds: How to Mitigate or Avoid Dealer Markups

Edmunds: How to Mitigate or Avoid Dealer Markups

CARS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Aug 13

Edmunds experts what you can expect from dealerships for the remainder of 2022 and offers tips on getting the best deal.

Style

Kraft Heinz Recalling Contaminated Capri Sun Juice Pouches

Kraft Heinz Recalling Contaminated Capri Sun Juice Pouches

STYLE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 16

Kraft Heinz is recalling thousands of pouches of Capri Sun after some cleaning solution accidentally mixed with the juice on a production line.

Health/Fitness

New Study Disproves Anti-Trans Right's Theory of 'Social Contagion'

New Study Disproves Anti-Trans Right's Theory of 'Social Contagion'

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14

A new study published in the prestigious medical journal Pediatrics disproves the claim from anti-LGBTQ+ pundits and politicians that youth identify as transgender out of peer pressure.

Travel

Singer Teraj & BF Barry Hoy Share Prides Around the World on New Series

Singer Teraj & BF Barry Hoy Share Prides Around the World on New Series

TRAVEL | Aug 15

How about a travel series of Prides around the world? That is the idea behind a new travel series from Out Traveler and equalpridevideo, called "Making It With Pride" that is hosted by American pop and R&B singer Teraj and his boyfriend, Barry Hoy.

Nightlife

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8

The Anti Violence Project threw The Pink Party, celebrating the lives and victories of the LGBTQ community in Fire Island Pines, complete with drag performances by Shequida, Egypt and Nutwater, and featuring DJ Matty Glitterati.