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4th Annual QueerX Festival Hits LA on May 31

4th Annual QueerX Festival Hits LA on May 31

May 23
Premiere queer global streaming network Revry presents QueerX, the 4th annual queer music, film, and industry festival, takes place from May 31st to June 2nd in West Hollywood, California, sponsored by Lexus.

GLAAD: LGBTQ Representation in Film is Up, but Not for All

GLAAD: LGBTQ Representation in Film is Up, but Not for All

By Lindsey Bahr | May 23
The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters.

In Gender-Swap Photo Filters, Some Trans People See Therapy

In Gender-Swap Photo Filters, Some Trans People See Therapy

By Jeff McMillan | May 21
Hit a button, and you're "transformed" into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders.

Barbie Joins Prestigious Ranks of Fashion Council Honorees

Barbie Joins Prestigious Ranks of Fashion Council Honorees

May 17
Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards, Michelle Obama. Barbie? The Council of Fashion Designers of America will follow up those prestigious honorees of its Board of Directors' Tribute Award with the ever-evolving doll.

I.M. Pei's Legacy Stretched from the West to the East

I.M. Pei's Legacy Stretched from the West to the East

By Yanan Wang and Kathy McCormack | May 17
The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition and modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution.

Due to Increasing Tensions, US Forcing Chinese Company to Sell Grindr By 2020

Due to Increasing Tensions, US Forcing Chinese Company to Sell Grindr By 2020

May 16
The U.S. government is forcing a Chinese company it doesn't trust to sell the gay dating app Grindr by 2020, according to a report from CNN.

Study Reveals Penis Enlargement Ineffective and Often Dangerous

Study Reveals Penis Enlargement Ineffective and Often Dangerous

May 15
Penis enlargement may be hazardous to your health. Nor does it work, according to a new British study.

New Museum Opens at Statue of Liberty

New Museum Opens at Statue of Liberty

By Deepti Hajela | May 15
A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world.

Museum Exhibition Offers Glimpse Into World of 'Star Trek'

Museum Exhibition Offers Glimpse Into World of 'Star Trek'

May 11
An exhibition at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in suburban Detroit is offering a glimpse into the world of "Star Trek."

Venice Biennale Invites Heavy Thinking on Political Issues

Venice Biennale Invites Heavy Thinking on Political Issues

By Colleen Barry | May 11
Political issues that excite newsprint, the airwaves and social media are getting a very open airing at the 58th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair, like so much laundry hung out to dry in the lagoon breeze.

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