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Eytan Fox Talks Sex, Love, and Friendship in 'Sublet'

Eytan Fox Talks Sex, Love, and Friendship in 'Sublet'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 12

From "The Bubble" to "Cupcakes," Eytan Fox has found resonant corners of gay Tel Aviv and LGBTQ life. His new film, "Sublet," explores mentorship between generations. Fox chats with EDGE about the film and how love and friendship can entwine.

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar :: Friday, June 11, 2021

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar :: Friday, June 11, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 12

It's been more than a year since the last FUZZ at Boston's The Alley Bar. And just like that... it was a full post-pandemic house at the downtown nightspot. See who came out.

Tire Tracks Mar Reno's Rainbow-Colored Sidewalk

Tire Tracks Mar Reno's Rainbow-Colored Sidewalk

NEWS | Jun 12

City workers in Reno plan to keep repairing a rainbow-colored Pride Month crosswalk that was marred by tire tracks after it was painted this week under the Reno Arch, while police investigate the damage as a property destruction crime.

Watch: Ben Platt Explains Why It Took Him 5 Years To Start Dating BF Noah Galvin

Watch: Ben Platt Explains Why It Took Him 5 Years To Start Dating BF Noah Galvin

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 12

"Dear Evan Hansen" star Ben Platt admits it took him five years to understand his longtime friend Noah Galvin was "the guy" for him. "I was pretty dumb about it," Platt told Kelly Clarkson.

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Slams Jimmy Kimmel as Transphobic for Calling Her 'Trump in a Wig'

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Slams Jimmy Kimmel as Transphobic for Calling Her 'Trump in a Wig'

NEWS | Jun 12

On Thursday California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner visited "The View," where she spoke positively of Donald Trump. That night Jimmy Kimmel called her "Trump in a wig."

5 Years After Pulse Shooting, the LGBTQ Gun Debate Grows in the Face of Escalating Threats, Bigotry

5 Years After Pulse Shooting, the LGBTQ Gun Debate Grows in the Face of Escalating Threats, Bigotry

NEWS | By Finbarr Toesland | Jun 12

In the wake of recent mass shootings and the five-year anniversary of the Pulse massacre, one might think that Americans — especially LGBTQ Americans — have had enough. They have. But many in the queer community are beyond protests and petitions.

White House Appoints Out, HIV+ Director for Office of National AIDS Policy

White House Appoints Out, HIV+ Director for Office of National AIDS Policy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 12

The White House announced the appointment of an out gay man, Harold Phillips, as director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, or (ONAP). The June 5 announcement coincided with the 40th anniversary of the first report on AIDS.

Look: This Year's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photos

Look: This Year's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photos

NEWS | Jun 12

Associated Press photographers awarded the Pulitzer Prize on Friday had dodged tear gas to capture protests against racial injustice and patiently built trust with elderly people to empathetically document the toll of the coronavirus pandemic.

Lochte, Chastened by Misdeeds, Takes Aim at 5th Olympics

Lochte, Chastened by Misdeeds, Takes Aim at 5th Olympics

NEWS | Jun 12

Ryan Lochte knows what people think of him. He's eager to make them forget the worst.

Seized House Records Show Just How Far Trump Admin Would Go

Seized House Records Show Just How Far Trump Admin Would Go

NEWS | By Colleen Long | Jun 12

Former President Donald Trump has made no secret of his long list of political enemies. It just wasn't clear until now how far he would go to try to punish them.

Entertainment

Q-Music: LGBTQ Tunes for Pride 2021

Q-Music: LGBTQ Tunes for Pride 2021

ENTERTAINMENT | By Gregg Shapiro | Jun 12

For alternative Pride sounds, classic albums re-issued (Frankie Goes to Hollywood) tribute albums (Marc Bolan & T Rex), longtime favorites return (Ani DiFranco), and a late musician gets a posthumous pair of tribute albums (Judee Sill).

Business

Richard Branson Marks Opening of Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas

Richard Branson Marks Opening of Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas

BUSINESS | Jun 12

Billionaire businessman and investor Richard Branson marked the opening Thursday of the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, promoting weekend events that kicked off with a show headlined by Christina Aguilera.

Technology

Apple Clarifies New Rules Won't Affect Grindr, Other Dating Apps

Apple Clarifies New Rules Won't Affect Grindr, Other Dating Apps

TECHNOLOGY | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 10

Apple's new rules around dating apps won't affect popular platforms like Grindr and Scruff, but are intended to shut down "apps that used dating only as a cover for pornography, prostitution, or human trafficking."

Finance

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 7

A new platform, created in partnership with SAGE and LifeCents and supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation, is helping LGBTQ elders reduce financial stress and rethink how to budget and strategize for the future.

Cars

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

CARS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Jun 12

Leasing a car now provides a number of advantages over a traditional financed purchase. To start with, you don't have to put as much money down.

Style

Gear Up with Easy Shopping at GoToSmokeShop

Gear Up with Easy Shopping at GoToSmokeShop

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 12

Offering an alternative to the traditional head shop, GoToSmokeShop delivers products from the best brands in the game such as Ooze, Raw, Pure Glass straight to your door.

Travel

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

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

TRAVEL | By Heather Cassell | Jun 11

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.

Nightlife

Why Do Women Still Get Judged so Harshly for Having Casual Sex?

Why Do Women Still Get Judged so Harshly for Having Casual Sex?

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 9

Women might face backlash for exploring their post-vaccination sexuality. In a new study, researchers found that women — but not men — continue to be perceived negatively for having casual sex.