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Luxembourg's Leader Fears for Minors Over Hungary LGBTQ Law

Luxembourg's Leader Fears for Minors Over Hungary LGBTQ Law

NEWS | By Lorne Cook | Jun 24
Xavier Bettel is a jaunty, sharply-dressed man with a keen sense of humor who leads one of Europe's smallest but richest countries. But on Thursday, Luxembourg's first openly gay prime minister looked deflated and disappointed.

New York Court Suspends Rudy Giuliani's Law License

New York Court Suspends Rudy Giuliani's Law License

NEWS | Jun 24
An appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York because he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Donald Trump's loss in the presidential race.

Vatican Moves to Tamp Down Spat with Italy Over LGBTQ Rights

Vatican Moves to Tamp Down Spat with Italy Over LGBTQ Rights

NEWS | By Colleen Barry | Jun 24
The Vatican's Secretary of State tried to tamp down controversy over a Vatican diplomatic communication to Italy, saying the Holy See wasn't trying to block passage of a law that would extend protections from discrimination to the LGBTQ community.

Zac Posen Launches 'Genderless' Wedding Ring Collection

Zac Posen Launches 'Genderless' Wedding Ring Collection

STYLE | Jun 24
Out fashion designer and cookbook author Zac Posen has shifted his gaze toward the wedding market, launching a new "non-gendered" wedding band and engagement ring collection in collaboration with Blue Nile.

Celebs Show Their Support for Britney Spears

Celebs Show Their Support for Britney Spears

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
Britney Spears has received overwhelming support on social media after her impassioned plea to end her years-long conservatorship yesterday, with numerous celebrities rallying behind her.

'Midsommar' Director Ari Aster's Upcoming Film Adds LGBTQ Icons Nathan Lane & Patti LuPone

'Midsommar' Director Ari Aster's Upcoming Film Adds LGBTQ Icons Nathan Lane & Patti LuPone

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
LGBTQ and Broadway icons Nathan Lane and Patti LuPone have been cast in director Ari Aster's upcoming film, "Disappointment Blvd."

After Coming Out in Interview, Singer Joshua Bassett Confirms He's Queer

After Coming Out in Interview, Singer Joshua Bassett Confirms He's Queer

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
Actor-singer Joshua Bassett has confirmed he's queer after seemingly coming out in a previous interview last month.

Despite Being Discredited, Conversion Therapy Still Legal in Majority of States

Despite Being Discredited, Conversion Therapy Still Legal in Majority of States

Mental health professionals express concern over the lack of protections for LGBTQ youth regarding conversion therapy.

Review: Queer Tales of Brilliance: Brandon Taylor's 'Filthy Animals'

Review: Queer Tales of Brilliance: Brandon Taylor's 'Filthy Animals'

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Piechota | Jun 24
The eleven linked stories contained in Brandon Taylor's second literary foray are, for the most part, dominated by the voice of Lionel, a gay Black graduate student in mathematics.

Summer Skincare and the Secret of HOCl

Summer Skincare and the Secret of HOCl

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 24
With Summer upon us and layers of sunscreen and other protectants, a high-quality skin spray is essential as part of a daily skincare regiment. HOCl is simple and effective for a variety of uses.


News

Same-Sex Pelican Couple Marks 18 Years Together

Same-Sex Pelican Couple Marks 18 Years Together

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 24
Committed gay penguins aren't the only game in town: A same-sex brown pelican couple named Pepe and Enrique have renewed their monogamous relationship for an 18th consecutive year.


Entertainment

Friedman/Epstein Films on TCM

Friedman/Epstein Films on TCM

MOVIES | By Brian Bromberger | Jun 24
Turner Classic Movies will celebrate Pride Month with a special night of films by Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein on Monday, June 28, including "The Times of Harvey Milk" and "Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt."


Business

American Airlines Cutting Flights as Summer Season Starts

American Airlines Cutting Flights as Summer Season Starts

By David Koenig | Jun 23
American Airlines will cut hundreds of flights over the next three weeks to avoid overloading its operation as demand for summer air travel rises faster than once expected.


Finance

Liz Weston: How to Harness Your HSA's Superpowers

Liz Weston: How to Harness Your HSA's Superpowers

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jun 22
High-deductible health insurance plans have hidden superpowers that make them a great way for some people to create a tax-free pot of money for retirement or other long-term goals.


Cars

Nissan CEO Promises Turnaround for Disgruntled Shareholders

Nissan CEO Promises Turnaround for Disgruntled Shareholders

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jun 22
Nissan Chief Executive Makoto Uchida pleaded for patience from disgruntled shareholders Tuesday and promised a turnaround at the Japanese automaker.


Style

After Coming Out as Gay, Sales for Carl Nassib's Jersey Skyrocket

After Coming Out as Gay, Sales for Carl Nassib's Jersey Skyrocket

SPORTS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 23
After coming out as gay in an Instagram post this week, sales for Carl Nassib's Las Vegas Raiders jersey have since skyrocketed.


Health/Fitness

What to Know About the Delta Variant

What to Know About the Delta Variant

HEALTH | By Aniruddha Ghosal | Jun 24
Viruses constantly mutate, and most changes aren't concerning. But there is a worry that some variants might evolve enough to be more contagious, cause more severe illness or evade the protection that vaccines provide.


Travel

As Pandemic Restrictions Wane, Hope Rises for Europe Travel

As Pandemic Restrictions Wane, Hope Rises for Europe Travel

By Urooba Jamal | Jun 24
As pandemic restrictions start to ease, travelers and the businesses in Europe that rely on them are eager for a return to something resembling normal.


Nightlife

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 20
Over the unofficial LA Pride weekend, the hot men and women of Southern California showed off their summer bodies at the Submerge Swim Party, part of the Velvet Dreams weekend at the W Hollywood.