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Variety Mulls: Time to Ditch Awards Show Gender Categories?

Variety Mulls: Time to Ditch Awards Show Gender Categories?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 8
Variety columnist Michael Schneider revisited the topic of one of his more popular essays: Whether it's time for awards shows to abolish gender divisions in their categories.

Q-Music: Queerantine Playlist

Q-Music: Queerantine Playlist

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Aug 8
New music from Indigo Girls, Gordi, Katie Pruitt, Khruangbin's Mordechai, Totally F*cking Gay, and The Ultimate Peggy Lee collection.

Watch: Twitter Shades 'Canada's Drag Race' Judges Over Harsh Critiques

Watch: Twitter Shades 'Canada's Drag Race' Judges Over Harsh Critiques

Fans of "Canada's Drag Race" are up in arms after the latest episode of the reality spinoff show due to the judges' harsh critiques towards some of the contestants, and they're taking to Twitter to voice their opinions.

Why Should You Buy CBD From a Master Cannabinologer?

Why Should You Buy CBD From a Master Cannabinologer?

BUSINESS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Aug 8
Proprietary formulas and full product transparency are just some of the reasons why EVO3 CBD oils have become an industry game-changer. Master cannabinologer Cristina Madruga explains why.

Depressed During Quarantine? You're in Good Company, Study Reveals

Depressed During Quarantine? You're in Good Company, Study Reveals

A survey of LGBT people dubbed the "Queerantine Study" "found 69% of respondents suffered depressive symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown."

Watch: Pornhub Honors Female Orgasm Day

Watch: Pornhub Honors Female Orgasm Day

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8
Today Pornhub announced the launch of its "Orgasm Gap" campaign in honor of International Female Orgasm Day, an initiative geared toward closing the orgasm gap in male-female relationships.

23-Year Old Russian Gay SM Personality Believed Murdered in Violent Attack

23-Year Old Russian Gay SM Personality Believed Murdered in Violent Attack

NEWS | Aug 8
A Russian social media influencer, often criticized for his gay posts, was found murdered in St. Petersburg,

Arrest of Polish LGBT Activist Leads to Scuffle with Police

Arrest of Polish LGBT Activist Leads to Scuffle with Police

NEWS | Aug 8
LGBT rights activists scuffled with police Friday in Warsaw after turning out on the streets to protest the arrest of an activist.

MTV VMAS Scraps Indoor Performances, Moves to Outdoor Sets

MTV VMAS Scraps Indoor Performances, Moves to Outdoor Sets

MTV says it is ditching plans for indoor performances for its upcoming Video Music Awards, opting for outdoor shows spread throughout New York City instead.

Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks

Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Aug 8
Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival.


News

Wedding Dilemma: Cut Guest List or Postpone Big Day?

Wedding Dilemma: Cut Guest List or Postpone Big Day?

NATIONAL | Aug 8
The survey of 2,000 Americans who were planning to wed in the next 12 months prior to COVID-19 revealed a staggering 93% are having to reconsider some aspects of their wedding.


Business

Bay Area Cannasseur: SF City College to Offer Cannabis Degree

Bay Area Cannasseur: SF City College to Offer Cannabis Degree

NEWS | By Sari Staver | Aug 7
City College of San Francisco will launch a two-year associate of arts degree program in cannabis studies next spring, which it says is the first of its kind in the nation.


Technology

Gay California Sate Senator Targeted by QAnon Trolls for Sex Offender Registry Bill

Gay California Sate Senator Targeted by QAnon Trolls for Sex Offender Registry Bill

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 7
Out California state senator Scott Weiner has proposed legislation that would bring equality to a law regarding the state's sex offender registry. But trolls from the conspiracy website QAnon have targeted him with anti-LGBTQ harassment.


Cars

AAA: Partially Automated Driving Systems Don't Always Work

AAA: Partially Automated Driving Systems Don't Always Work

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 8
Two tests by AAA during the past two years show that partially automated driving systems don't always function properly, so the auto club is recommending that car companies limit their use.


Travel

US Stops Advising Against Global Travel, but Hits Mexico

US Stops Advising Against Global Travel, but Hits Mexico

Aug 7
The U.S. State Department dropped its global "Level 4" health warning urging people not to travel abroad Thursday, but promptly re-imposed that same advisory level on Mexico.