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Gay Man Skips Sister's Wedding for Gay Club... Find Out Why

Gay Man Skips Sister's Wedding for Gay Club... Find Out Why

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 30

A gay man skipped his sister's wedding for a gay club, and the internet is showing their support. The man reportedly had a close relationship with his sister until she decided to marry a homophobe.

NYC Officials 'Closely Monitoring' Allegations Against Gay Nightlife Gatekeeper Michael J. Cohen

NYC Officials 'Closely Monitoring' Allegations Against Gay Nightlife Gatekeeper Michael J. Cohen

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 30

NBC News reported last month that nine men had accused gay nightlife producer Michael J. Cohen of a range of unwanted sexual advances.

The Greatest Star? Early Critics Gaga Over Lea Michele's 'Funny Girl'

The Greatest Star? Early Critics Gaga Over Lea Michele's 'Funny Girl'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 30

As of Friday afternoon, a handful of critics have weighed in on Lea Michele performance in the problem-plagued "Funny Girl" revival, and they are raves.

Adult Gay Performer Lawrence Morningstar Passes Away

Adult Gay Performer Lawrence Morningstar Passes Away

NEWS | Sep 30

Adult gay performer Lawrence Morningstar has died, it was reported on Thursday.

'Heartstopper' Star Kit Connor Quits Twitter After 'Queer-Baiting' Claims

'Heartstopper' Star Kit Connor Quits Twitter After 'Queer-Baiting' Claims

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 30

"Heartstopper" star Kit Connor has quit Twitter after accusations that he is "queer-baiting." He declared "this is a silly app" and announced that he was "deleting twitter :)."

Pakistan Launches Anti-Harassment Hotline for Trans People

Pakistan Launches Anti-Harassment Hotline for Trans People

NEWS | Sep 30

Pakistan on Friday launched a hotline for transgender people in an effort to protect them from discrimination and harassment, a senior government official said.

Review: Hilarious 'Bros' Exceeds Expectations

Review: Hilarious 'Bros' Exceeds Expectations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Sep 30

"Bros" is that rarity — a Zeitgeist comedy that succeeds by being authentic.

Streaming Queer: October 2022

Streaming Queer: October 2022

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrea Marks Joseph | Sep 30

This month, streaming networks offer up timeless horror tales reimagined for contemporary audiences, and welcome us back into the homes and schools where their loving, joyous queer characters thrive.

Tom Daley Posts IG Thirst Trap Featuring 'Budgie Smugglers'

Tom Daley Posts IG Thirst Trap Featuring 'Budgie Smugglers'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30

Out Olympic diving champ Tom Daley took to Instagram while on holiday in Greece to post a thirsty selfie in which he poses in a pair of "Budgie Smugglers," a brand of Australian swim briefs.

Is Carl Nassib Dating Out Olympic Swimmer Soren Dahl?

Is Carl Nassib Dating Out Olympic Swimmer Soren Dahl?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30

Is Carl Nassib dating Olympic swimmer Soren Dahl? Speculation swirled after Dahl posted a photo of himself with the out NFL player and Nassib responded with heart emojis.

News

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty in Grindr Murder, Dismemberment Plot

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty in Grindr Murder, Dismemberment Plot

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30

A 21-year-old Louisiana man pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a brutal stabbing attack against an 18-year-old victim he lured using Grindr. Prosecutors said he intended to dismember the victim.

Entertainment

Review: 'Tootsie' is a Witty and Winning Musical

Review: 'Tootsie' is a Witty and Winning Musical

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30

"Tootsie" is winning and witty and a completely enjoyable musical that gets a needed update from the 80s comedy it's based on.

Business

Report: Women Gained Fewer U.S. Company Board Seats in 2022

Report: Women Gained Fewer U.S. Company Board Seats in 2022

BUSINESS | By Alexandra Olson | Sep 30

U.S. companies have added women to their boards of director at a slower pace this year compared with last year as the pandemic and a difficult economy shift priorities.

Technology

What Are Live Casino Games?

What Are Live Casino Games?

TECHNOLOGY | Sep 30

Live casino games are online casino games with a live dealer. Games with live dealers are classic table games, such as roulette, poker, or blackjack, accompanied by the croupier.

Finance

Fed Officials Call for More Rate Hikes to Fight Inflation

Fed Officials Call for More Rate Hikes to Fight Inflation

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 27

The Federal Reserve will have to keep boosting its benchmark interest rate to a point that raises unemployment and gets inflation down from unusually high levels, two officials said in separate remarks Monday.

Cars

NY Proceeds with Plan for Zero-emission Vehicles by 2035

NY Proceeds with Plan for Zero-emission Vehicles by 2035

CARS | By Maysoon Khan | Sep 30

A decision by regulators in California has cleared the way for New York to move forward on its goal of requiring all new cars and trucks sold in the state to be zero-emission by 2035.

Style

Chloe Goes for Pared-down 1970s, Riffing on Disco in Paris

Chloe Goes for Pared-down 1970s, Riffing on Disco in Paris

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Sep 30

Chloe — the house that invented ready-to-wear — got almost ready-to-dance at Thursday's installment of Paris Fashion Week as designer Gabriela Hearst developed disco fever.

Health/Fitness

Oregon to Cover Health-related Climate Expenses

Oregon to Cover Health-related Climate Expenses

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Claire Rush | Sep 30

Oregon is set to become the first state in the nation to cover climate change expenses for certain low-income patients under its Medicaid program.

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.