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Houston Pick as City for Next 'Top Chef' Puts Hosts on the Defense

Houston Pick as City for Next 'Top Chef' Puts Hosts on the Defense

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 25

"Top Chef" soon returns for Season 19, but some fans of the reality food competition are simmering with rage over its pick of Houston as its backdrop.

Spanish Rapper Arkano Comes Out as Bisexual: 'I Am Open To Everything'

Spanish Rapper Arkano Comes Out as Bisexual: 'I Am Open To Everything'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 25

Spanish rapper Arkano opened up about his sexuality this week.

MTV's 'Teen Wolf' is Coming Back with a Sequel Movie, Series

MTV's 'Teen Wolf' is Coming Back with a Sequel Movie, Series

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 25

It must be a full moon because MTV's "Teen Wolf" is returning with a movie sequel and a new series.

10 Years after 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Cadets See Progress

10 Years after 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Cadets See Progress

NEWS | By Dave Collins | Sep 25

Marking the 10th anniversary this week of the end of "don't ask, don't tell," a new generation of military academy students say that their campuses are now tolerant, welcoming and inclusive for the most part — but that more work needs to be done.

'Marriage for All'? Swiss Voters to Decide Same-Sex Marriage

'Marriage for All'? Swiss Voters to Decide Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Jamey Keaten | Sep 25

Voters in Switzerland will decide Sunday whether to allow same-sex marriages in the rich Alpine country, one of the few in Western Europe where gay and lesbian couples do not already have the right to wed.

Filmmaker Revisits Case that Challenged Her and Her 2 Moms

Filmmaker Revisits Case that Challenged Her and Her 2 Moms

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Sep 25

Ry Russo-Young knew she had a story worth hearing, but it was one she was struggling to tell.

Elon Musk, Singer Grimes 'Semi-Separated' after Three Years

Elon Musk, Singer Grimes 'Semi-Separated' after Three Years

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 25

Elon Musk and singer Grimes have ended their romantic relationship after three years.

Spreading HIV is Against the Law in 37 States, with Penalties Ranging Up to Life in Prison

Spreading HIV is Against the Law in 37 States, with Penalties Ranging Up to Life in Prison

NEWS | Sep 24

Despite the fact that HIV is now a treatable medical condition, the majority of U.S. states still have laws on the books that criminalize exposing other people to HIV.

Casting Coups — Actors Who Successfully Transferred Iconic Roles from Stage to Screen

Casting Coups — Actors Who Successfully Transferred Iconic Roles from Stage to Screen

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | Sep 24

Ben Platt is getting considerable grief for taking the lead in "Dear Evan Hansen" where he plays the high school student he played on stage while in his late 20s. But other actors went from stage to screen with success.

Sarah Jessica Parker Addresses Death of Beloved Co-Star, Friend Willie Garson

Sarah Jessica Parker Addresses Death of Beloved Co-Star, Friend Willie Garson

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 24

Before Garson played Parker's best friend in Sex and the City," the two had a real-life friendship for more than 30 years.

News

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

NEWS | Sep 24

Despite a barrage of articles and social media posts supporting this year's Bi Visibility Day earlier this week, the struggle for validation and understanding continues

Entertainment

Review: Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' Treacly, Flawed, and Manipulative

Review: Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' Treacly, Flawed, and Manipulative

ENTERTAINMENT | By Megan Kearns | Sep 24

The treacly film adaptation of the Broadway musical features a good cast and some good songs, but it's plagued by a problematic premise, manipulative writing, queerphobia, and ableism.

Business

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24

A DoorDash delivery driver in Sandwich, Massachusetts has been charged after scrawling harassing comments on the wrapping paper of a Subway sandwich order he delivered to a gay couple.

Finance

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

FINANCE | By Erin Hurd, NerdWallet | Sep 23

Here are some options to use your rewards from credit cards or hotels to help pay for your next vacation rental.

Cars

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

CARS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 25

Which small sedan is the better buy? Edmunds' experts compare the 2022 Civic and 2022 Corolla to find out.

Style

Beyond AOC's 'Tax the Rich' Dress: 5 Acts of Fashion Provocation That Changed History

Beyond AOC's 'Tax the Rich' Dress: 5 Acts of Fashion Provocation That Changed History

STYLE | Sep 24

Using fashion as a tool to address wider social concerns has, in fact, long been a strategy for people seeking to make change — including wearing these clothes in spaces of influence.

Health/Fitness

There's More to Hemp Than What You Think: Meet CBN and CBG

There's More to Hemp Than What You Think: Meet CBN and CBG

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 24

CBN and CBG are among hemp's lesser-known cannabinoids now gaining traction. If you know what to look for, their benefits can be a valuable addition to your daily wellness routine.

Travel

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

TRAVEL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Sep 24

Though many up-and-coming drag queens would love to be a "Ru girl," a unique drag identity is emerging from Denmark's capital of Copenhagen. Here, the scene fuses performance and activism.

Nightlife

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 24

Roscoe's Tavern held a RuPaul's Drag Race UK season three premiere viewing party. Hosts Naysha Lopez and Batty Davis kept the laughs coming with special guests Monet X Change, Adore Delano and Carson Kressley.