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Looking (and Cooking) Back on the Latest Season of 'Top Chef'

Looking (and Cooking) Back on the Latest Season of 'Top Chef'

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 29, 2021

"Top Chef," Season 18, brought the show to Portland, Oregon. What innovations and inspirations emerged from the long-running series' kitchen?

Third B.A.R. Talks Panel Focus on News Coverage on HIV/AIDS

Third B.A.R. Talks Panel Focus on News Coverage on HIV/AIDS

By Jim Provenzano | Jun 27, 2021

"B.A.R. Talks 3: AIDS/HIV in Print," the third of the Bay Area Reporter's monthly 50th anniversary online panels, will feature Liz Highleyman, Tom Burtch and Guy Clark, who will discuss the paper's decades of coverage of the AIDS pandemic, online July 1.

Karen from Finance — the Other 'Drag Race Down Under' Finalist with a Racially Problematic Past

Karen from Finance — the Other 'Drag Race Down Under' Finalist with a Racially Problematic Past

Jun 23, 2021

While Scarlet Adams' problematic racist past was revealed on the first season of "RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under," another finalist, Karen from Finance's similar past was not addressed on the show.

Watch: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Alumnae Join Forces with Jack Daniel's for Glamping Mini-Series

Watch: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Alumnae Join Forces with Jack Daniel's for Glamping Mini-Series

By Matthew Wexler | Jun 23, 2021

Jack Daniel's teams up with Bebe Zahara Benet, Trinity the Tuck, and Manila Luzon for a three-episode series to showcase Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire.

Walt Disney World Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Party October 1

Walt Disney World Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Party October 1

Jun 23, 2021

Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration in honor of its 50th anniversary. All four parks at the Lake Buena Vista, Florida, resort will take part in "The World's Most Magical Celebration," beginning Oct. 1.

Facebook Launches Podcasts, Live Audio Service

Facebook Launches Podcasts, Live Audio Service

Jun 21, 2021

Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the U.S. on Monday to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals.

Gay Days Heading Back to Magic Kingdom

Gay Days Heading Back to Magic Kingdom

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 20, 2021

Gay Days is headed back to Disneyland as the world opens up again. The event is slated for Sept. 17-19.

Are Black Queer Women in Hollywood About to Shatter Another Glass Ceiling?

Are Black Queer Women in Hollywood About to Shatter Another Glass Ceiling?

By Darian Aaron | Jun 20, 2021

After more than a century, the glass ceiling may finally be shattering for Black queer women in the entertainment industry.

Brothers Set Record Crossing Large Gap in Park on a Highline

Brothers Set Record Crossing Large Gap in Park on a Highline

Jun 20, 2021

Two brothers from San Francisco say they have set a record for the longest highline ever walked in both Yosemite National Park and California, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Watch: Flashback to 2003 with VH1's 'Totally Gay!' TV Special

Watch: Flashback to 2003 with VH1's 'Totally Gay!' TV Special

Jun 19, 2021

If you need a distraction this week, look no further than the 2003 VH1 TV special "Totally Gay!"

U.S. Mint to Issue Quarters Honoring Notable American Women

U.S. Mint to Issue Quarters Honoring Notable American Women

Jun 19, 2021

Poet and author Maya Angelou, America's first woman in space and a revered Cherokee Nation leader are among female trailblazers whose likenesses will appear on the U.S. quarter.

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

By Naveen Kumar | Jun 18, 2021

One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?

San Francisco Roars Back 1920s-Style with Plenty of Queer Flair

San Francisco Roars Back 1920s-Style with Plenty of Queer Flair

By Heather Cassell | Jun 18, 2021

One of the country's most iconic LGBTQ destinations, San Francisco is poised to emerge from the pandemic with flair and style reminiscent of the Roaring '20s.

Dodgers Stadium 'Bleeds Rainbow' With Pride Night on June 11

Dodgers Stadium 'Bleeds Rainbow' With Pride Night on June 11

By Michelle Sandoval | Jun 17, 2021

"You're Out!" had a double meaning this past Friday as the Los Angeles Dodgers honored the LGBTQ community.

Experience Seneca Resorts & Casinos

Experience Seneca Resorts & Casinos

Jun 16, 2021

Looking for a getaway in Western New York near Niagara Falls, Buffalo New York's trendy Inner Harbor, or at the foot of the majestic Allegheny Mountains? You've come to the right place at Seneca.

Watch: The Old Gays Are Here... Queer... And Promoting Milk Shakes

Watch: The Old Gays Are Here... Queer... And Promoting Milk Shakes

Jun 14, 2021

The Old Gays have more than 1.2 million TikTok followers and their videos of how they take to new experiences are staples on Grindr's YouTube account. But their latest pushes the line between heartfelt emotion and commercialism.

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese Wins Westminster Dog Show

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese Wins Westminster Dog Show

By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 14, 2021

The flavor of the year at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show: Wasabi.

Big-winning Whippet, Pekingese Face Off at Westminster Show

Big-winning Whippet, Pekingese Face Off at Westminster Show

By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 13, 2021

The Westminster Kennel Club dog show finals are shaping up to be a clash of canine titans.

Classroom Couture: 'The Clothes Have No Gender' Movement Gains Steam

Classroom Couture: 'The Clothes Have No Gender' Movement Gains Steam

Jun 10, 2021

After a Spanish student was sent to a psychiatrist after wearing a skirt to class, teachers around the world are showing their solidarity by posting images to social media of themselves in dresses.

US Drops Trump Order Targeting TikTok, Plans its Own Review

US Drops Trump Order Targeting TikTok, Plans its Own Review

By Matt O'Brien, Eric Tucker and Tali Arbel | Jun 9, 2021

The White House dropped Trump-era executive orders that attempted to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review aimed at identifying national security risks with software applications tied to China, officials said Wednesday.

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