LGBTQ News and More

Driver Crashes into Crowd at Pride Parade in Florida; 1 Dead

Driver Crashes into Crowd at Pride Parade in Florida; 1 Dead

NEWS | Jun 20

A driver slammed into spectators Saturday evening at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one man and seriously injuring another, authorities said.

Taylor Swift Announces Next Re-Recorded Album is Fan Favorite 'Red'

Taylor Swift Announces Next Re-Recorded Album is Fan Favorite 'Red'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 20

Taylor Swift announced Friday that the next album in her re-recordings project will be fan favorite "Red."

Put a Rainbow Stamp in Your Passport with ToursByLocals

Put a Rainbow Stamp in Your Passport with ToursByLocals

TRAVEL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 20

ToursByLocals brings LGBTQ travelers together with knowledgeable guides who offer personal perspectives on the LGBTQ culture and history of destinations around the world.

Are Black Queer Women in Hollywood About to Shatter Another Glass Ceiling?

Are Black Queer Women in Hollywood About to Shatter Another Glass Ceiling?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Darian Aaron | Jun 20

After more than a century, the glass ceiling may finally be shattering for Black queer women in the entertainment industry.

Watch: 'Sesame Street' Introduces Gay Dads with a Daughter

Watch: 'Sesame Street' Introduces Gay Dads with a Daughter

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 20

"Sesame Street" just made a giant leap forward for LGBTQ representation with these new characters.

John Legend Enters Chrissy Teigen Bullying Saga

John Legend Enters Chrissy Teigen Bullying Saga

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 20

The Grammy-award winning singer is coming to his wife's defense and claiming designer Michael Costello fabricated direct messages from Teigen.

ASTROGLIDE Slides Into Pride with Limited-Edition Bottle and $60K Donation

ASTROGLIDE Slides Into Pride with Limited-Edition Bottle and $60K Donation

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 20

How will you be celebrating Pride this year? If it includes a bit of frolic, ASTROGLIDE's latest project might come in handy.

Firework Frenzies? How to Keep Pets Calm and Safe This 4th of July

Firework Frenzies? How to Keep Pets Calm and Safe This 4th of July

STYLE | Jun 20

With a bit of planning and precaution, you can keep your pets safe and comfortable during the July 4th celebrations.

Watch: Judas Priest Singer Rob Halford Reflects on Coming Out as Gay on MTV in the '90s

Watch: Judas Priest Singer Rob Halford Reflects on Coming Out as Gay on MTV in the '90s

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 20

This Pride Month, metal icon and Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford reflected on his decision to come out as gay on MTV in the '90s.

Gaston is Back: Luke Evans Signs for 'Beauty and the Beast' Television Prequel

Gaston is Back: Luke Evans Signs for 'Beauty and the Beast' Television Prequel

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 20

As Luke Evans was showing his Pride in his Versace rainbow-trimmed underwear, he was closing a deal on the long-awaited "Beauty and the Beast" prequel.

News

As Brazil Tops 500,000 Deaths, Protests Against President

As Brazil Tops 500,000 Deaths, Protests Against President

NEWS | By Marcelo Silva de Sousa | Jun 20

Anti-government protesters took to the streets in more than a score of cities across Brazil on Saturday as the nation's confirmed death toll from COVID-19 soared past half a million.

Business

Federal Holiday Pressures Companies to Give Juneteenth Off

Federal Holiday Pressures Companies to Give Juneteenth Off

BUSINESS | By Alexandra Olson | Jun 19

The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the day off, accelerating a movement that took off last year

Technology

NSA to NSO: NY Filmmakers Explore Circles of Surveillance

NSA to NSO: NY Filmmakers Explore Circles of Surveillance

TECHNOLOGY | By Frank Jordans | Jun 19

In an exhibition that opened Friday in Berlin, filmmaker Laura Poitras examines the way the state monitors citizens' lives — both abroad and at home, in New York City.

Finance

Hit by a Ransomware Attack? Your Payment May be Deductible

Hit by a Ransomware Attack? Your Payment May be Deductible

FINANCE | By Alan Suderman and Marcy Gordon | Jun 19

As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI repeats: Don't pay the cybercriminals. But the government also offers a little-noticed incentive for those who pay: The ransoms may be tax deductible.

Cars

Edmunds: How to Pick the Right Axle Ratio for Your Truck

Edmunds: How to Pick the Right Axle Ratio for Your Truck

CARS | By Travis Langness | Jun 19

There are a number of design choices to consider when you're shopping for a full-size pickup truck. One that's important if you plan on towing with your truck is the axle ratio.

Style

Dolce&Gabbana's 'Light Therapy'' Collection Celebrates Life

Dolce&Gabbana's 'Light Therapy'' Collection Celebrates Life

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Jun 19

Dolce & Gabbana are coaxing men off their sofas and back into the world with a resplendent collection inspired by the extravagant lighting installations of southern Italian street festivals.

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 18

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

Wynwood Pride Miami @ The Oasis :: June 18, 2021

Wynwood Pride Miami @ The Oasis :: June 18, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 19

Wynwood Pride in Miami, Florida kicked things off with a music festival at The Oasis. The area was packed with eager LGBTQIA+ fans who were treated to various drag performances throughout the night along with a performance by Charli XCX.