LGBTQ News and More

Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter and Country Queen, Dies

Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter and Country Queen, Dies

NEWS | By Kristin M. Hall | Oct 4

Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner's daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90.

Gay Actors Jonathan Bennett, Daniel Franzese Celebrate 'Mean Girls Day'

Gay Actors Jonathan Bennett, Daniel Franzese Celebrate 'Mean Girls Day'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 4

Out gay actors and "Mean Girls" co-stars Jonathan Bennett and Daniel Franzese took to social media to celebrate the cult classic's Oct. 3 holiday.

Gay Twitter Reacts to Billy Eichner's 'Bros' Flopping at Box Office

Gay Twitter Reacts to Billy Eichner's 'Bros' Flopping at Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 4

Gay Twitter had a lot of thoughts on Billy Eichner's new LGBTQ+ romcom "Bros" flopping at the box office and the out comedian's remarks blaming straight people and homophobia for it underperforming.

Believe the Hype: Feel Free Brings People Together

Believe the Hype: Feel Free Brings People Together

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 4

What's the best way to melt away the occasional anxiety, kick back with your friends, and enjoy the good times? It's Feel Free, a new tonic that promotes feelings of ease, comfort, bliss, and euphoria.

Watch: Christian Walker Blasts 'Lying' Senate Candidate Dad after Abortion Reports

Watch: Christian Walker Blasts 'Lying' Senate Candidate Dad after Abortion Reports

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 4

Self-styled conservative influencer Christian Walker went after his Senate candidate father, Herschel Walker, following reports that Herschel paid for a girlfriend's abortion.

Andrew Lloyd Webber to Transfer His 'Cinderella' to Broadway

Andrew Lloyd Webber to Transfer His 'Cinderella' to Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Oct 4

Andrew Lloyd Webber is saying goodbye to his last remaining show on Broadway and welcoming another.

The Trevor Project Returns Donation, Breaks with Online Surveillance Firm

The Trevor Project Returns Donation, Breaks with Online Surveillance Firm

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 4

It didn't take long once the pushback began for The Trevor Project to back away from its partnership with surveillance firm Gaggle, which monitors students' online activity, and return a $25,000 donation.

Russian Court Fines TikTok for Not Deleting LGBTQ+ Content

Russian Court Fines TikTok for Not Deleting LGBTQ+ Content

NEWS | Oct 4

A Russian court on Tuesday fined TikTok for failing to delete LGBT material, the country's latest crackdown on Big Tech companies.

Herschel Walker Paid for Girlfriend's Abortion, Report Says

Herschel Walker Paid for Girlfriend's Abortion, Report Says

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | Oct 4

Herschel Walker, who has vehemently opposed abortion rights as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Georgia, paid for an abortion for his girlfriend in 2009, according to a new report published late Monday.

The Trevor Project Partners with Student Surveillance Company Accused of LGBTQ+ Bias

The Trevor Project Partners with Student Surveillance Company Accused of LGBTQ+ Bias

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 3

Despite warnings from lawmakers and civil rights groups that the organization could use digital surveillance tools to discriminate against at-risk students, the Trevor Project has formed a financial partnership with a company specializing in it.

News

Sacheen Littlefeather, Actor Who Declined Brando Oscar, Dies

Sacheen Littlefeather, Actor Who Declined Brando Oscar, Dies

NEWS | By Jake Coyle | Oct 3

Sacheen Littlefeather, the actor and activist who declined Marlon Brando's 1973 Academy Award for "The Godfather" on his behalf in an indelible protest of Hollywood's portrayal of Native Americans, has died. She was 75.

Entertainment

Kim Kardashian Fined $1 Million by SEC over Crypto Promotion

Kim Kardashian Fined $1 Million by SEC over Crypto Promotion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michelle Chapman | Oct 4

The long list of celebrities promoting cryptocurrencies just got shorter. Kim Kardashian is being barred from doing so for three years — and will pay a $1 million fine.

Business

Jeffrey Dahmer Eyeglasses for Sale for a Cool $150K

Jeffrey Dahmer Eyeglasses for Sale for a Cool $150K

BUSINESS | Oct 3

Well-heeled collectors with a taste for the grotesque have a chance to snap up eyeglasses worn by gay cannibal serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer for $150,000.

Technology

U.S. Warns about Foreign Efforts to Sway American Voters

U.S. Warns about Foreign Efforts to Sway American Voters

TECHNOLOGY | By Ertic Tucker and Nomaan Merchant | Oct 4

Federal officials warn that Russia is working to amplify doubts about the integrity of U.S. elections while China is interested in undermining American politicians it sees as threats to Beijing's interests.

Finance

Fraud, Scam Cases Increasing on Zelle, Senate Report Finds

Fraud, Scam Cases Increasing on Zelle, Senate Report Finds

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Oct 4

Incidents of fraud and scams are occurring more often on the popular peer-to-peer payment service Zelle, according to a report issued Monday by the office of Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Cars

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

CARS | By Hope Yen, Matthew Daly, and David Sharp | Oct 3

Biden last year directed the U.S. government to purchase only American-made, zero-emission passenger cars by 2027 and electric versions of other vehicles by 2035.

Style

Stella McCartney Dabbles in Art at Eco-pioneering Paris show

Stella McCartney Dabbles in Art at Eco-pioneering Paris show

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 3

It was as much art fair as fashion show for Stella McCartney, who put on an art-infused spring collection at Paris Fashion Week on Monday vibrating with flashes of color.

Health/Fitness

Arizona Clinic has Workaround for Abortion Pill Ban

Arizona Clinic has Workaround for Abortion Pill Ban

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Bob Christie | Oct 4

A Phoenix abortion clinic has come up with a way for patients who can end their pregnancy using a pill to get the medication quickly without running afoul of a resurrected Arizona law that bans most abortions.

Travel

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 29

Putnam County is calling all day-trippers and travelers. This fall, visits to the historic Hudson Valley county bring both radiant autumn colors and exclusive seasonal events.

Nightlife

Folsom Street Fair 2022

Folsom Street Fair 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By photo by Steven Underhill | Sep 26

Kink in all its glory hit the South of Market streets for the annual Folsom Street Fair on Sept. 25. Attendees dressed in leather, rubber, fetish gear, drag — and for some not dressed in much at all — enjoyed strutting their kinky garb.