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An LGBTQ Insider's Guide to Washington, DC

An LGBTQ Insider's Guide to Washington, DC

ENTERTAINMENT | By Troy Petenbrink | Aug 2
Much of what makes Washington, DC an attractive destination for members of the LGBTQ community to call home also makes it an ideal getaway for LGBTQ travelers — here are some of their favorite picks.

Matt Damon Finally Realizes It's 2021, Vows To Stop Using the 'F-Word'

Matt Damon Finally Realizes It's 2021, Vows To Stop Using the 'F-Word'

Matt Damon may have the reputation of being a Hollywood nice guy, but how nice would he seem if you overheard a conversation with him and his daughter during which he often dropped the F-word?

Gay Dads Sue NYC Schools That Blamed Their Son for Homophobic Abuse

Gay Dads Sue NYC Schools That Blamed Their Son for Homophobic Abuse

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 2
Two fathers have brought suit against the NYC school system, claiming that school administrators not only did nothing to stop the homophobic bullying their son endured, they also blamed the child for the attacks he suffered.

The Long But Hidden History of Queer Women in Sport

The Long But Hidden History of Queer Women in Sport

NEWS | Aug 2
A queer athlete, sports enthusiast, and sociologist searches for stories about queer women who earned their livelihood playing sports.

Kathy Griffin Reveals Cancer Diagnosis, Will Undergo Surgery

Kathy Griffin Reveals Cancer Diagnosis, Will Undergo Surgery

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 2
Edgy comedian and longtime LGBTQ ally Kathy Griffin revealed she has been diagnosed with lung cancer and will undergo surgery to remove half of her left lung.

Governors Ball Drops DaBaby Following Homophobic Remarks

Governors Ball Drops DaBaby Following Homophobic Remarks

Not long after Lollapalooza pulled the rapper from headlining its event due to his recent anti-gay comments, the Governors Ball has followed suit by dropping DaBaby from its lineup as well.

Watch: Fans Marvel at Gay Olympian Tom Daley's Knitting

Watch: Fans Marvel at Gay Olympian Tom Daley's Knitting

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 2
Out Olympic diver Tom Daley thrilled fans with his gold medal win on July 26. Now, he's thrilling them all over again —┬áthis time, for his impressive knitting skills.

Laurel Hubbard a Non-Finisher in Olympic Weightlifting

Laurel Hubbard a Non-Finisher in Olympic Weightlifting

NEWS | By James Ellingworth and Sally Ho | Aug 2
Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard made her mark by competing in the women's weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, but couldn't complete a lift.

Wu-Tang Clan Album Sale Pays Off Martin Shkreli's Court Debt

Wu-Tang Clan Album Sale Pays Off Martin Shkreli's Court Debt

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Aug 2
An unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album forfeited by Martin Shkreli after his securities fraud conviction was sold last week for an undisclosed sum.

Viva Italia! Olympic Golds Follow Soccer and Song Successes

Viva Italia! Olympic Golds Follow Soccer and Song Successes

NEWS | By Andrew Dampf | Aug 2
The first hints that this was Italy's year came when Italian band Maneskin won the popular Eurovision Song Contest in May.


News

Florida Breaks Record for COVID -19 Hospitalizations

Florida Breaks Record for COVID -19 Hospitalizations

LOCAL | By Mike Schneider | Aug 2
A day after it recorded the most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic, Florida on Sunday broke a previous record for current hospitalizations set more than a year ago before vaccines were available.


Entertainment

Watch Marc Huestis' 1982 Film 'Whatever Happened to Susan Jane?' Free Online

Watch Marc Huestis' 1982 Film 'Whatever Happened to Susan Jane?' Free Online

MOVIES | By Jim Provenzano | Aug 2
Marc Heustis' eccentric and campy film 'Whatever Happened to Susan Jane' embodies the early 1980s of New Wave, drag queens and wild characters through the misadventures of runaway Virginia housewife. Watch it free online.


Business

Pandemic Eviction Crisis Leads To Greater Tenant Protections

Pandemic Eviction Crisis Leads To Greater Tenant Protections

FAMILY | By Michael Casey and Ben Finley | Aug 1
There is a growing national movement — bolstered by tens of billions of dollars in federal rental assistance — to find ways to keep millions of at-risk tenants hurt by the coronavirus pandemic in their homes.


Technology

Robotic Police Dogs: Useful Hounds or Dehumanizing Machines?

Robotic Police Dogs: Useful Hounds or Dehumanizing Machines?

PERSONAL TECH | By Matt O'Brien | Jul 31
Privacy watchdogs — the human kind — warn that police are secretly rushing to buy the robots without setting safeguards against aggressive, invasive or dehumanizing uses.


Finance

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 30
The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.


Cars

Edmunds' Guide to Vehicle History Reports

Edmunds' Guide to Vehicle History Reports

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | Jul 31
Several companies sell vehicle history reports, promising to reveal the past of any given vehicle. In this article, we'll take a look at the two largest vehicle history report providers.


Style

Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

CRIME | Jul 31
Celebrity dermatologist Dr. Alex Khadavi was arrested and booked for felony criminal threats. The arrest came as a result of a homophobic rant that Khadavi made in a posh LA condo lobby on July 7.


Health/Fitness

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

NATIONAL | Aug 1
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more "pain and suffering" is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.


Nightlife

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

NATIONAL | By Naveen Kumar | Jul 30
The idea that sexual desire might be understood as mere preference — like a favorite ice cream flavor — is reductive. "Just a preference" is a familiar and reflexive shield for what experts call racialized sexual discrimination.