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Jared Leto Set to Play Andy Warhol in Upcoming Biopic

Jared Leto Set to Play Andy Warhol in Upcoming Biopic

Is that Jared Leto beneath that white wig? It may be. It was announced yesterday that the Oscar-winning actor will play Andy Warhol in an upcoming biopic.

'Eurovision' Coming to US with 'American Song Contest'

'Eurovision' Coming to US with 'American Song Contest'

The United States is getting its own version of the "Eurovision Song Contest."

Gay Twitter's 25 Best Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 25 Best Tweets This Week

A look at the funniest LGBTQ tweets from Gay Twitter this week.

Homophobia and Toxic Masculinity Linked to Violence, Depression

Homophobia and Toxic Masculinity Linked to Violence, Depression

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 7
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that men who are homophobic and display traits of toxic masculinity are more likely to bully, be violent, sexual harass, and experience depression and suicidal thoughts.

'A League of Their Own' Gets Series Order at Amazon

'A League of Their Own' Gets Series Order at Amazon

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 7
A series version of the 1992 hit film "A League of Their Own" is coming to Amazon's streaming service.

10 Hilarious LGBTQ TikTok Videos of the Week

10 Hilarious LGBTQ TikTok Videos of the Week

A countdown of the 10 funniest TikTok videos from LGBTQ creators this week!

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

NEWS | 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.

Trans Woman Sues San Quentin Prison, Alleging Retaliation

Trans Woman Sues San Quentin Prison, Alleging Retaliation

NEWS | By John Ferrannini | Aug 7
A transgender woman is suing officials at San Quentin State Prison, alleging that she was abused in custody and retaliated against with false criminal charges.

Health Care Workers of Color Nearly Twice as Likely as Whites to Get COVID-19

Health Care Workers of Color Nearly Twice as Likely as Whites to Get COVID-19

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Christina Jewett | Aug 7
"If you think to yourself, 'Health care workers should be on equal footing in the workplace,' our study really showed that's definitely not the case," said Dr. Andrew Chan, a senior author and an epidemiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Did Ex-Pro Wrestler Confess to Gay Man's Murder in FB Post?

Did Ex-Pro Wrestler Confess to Gay Man's Murder in FB Post?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 7
Georgia police are investigating whether a former WWE wrestler's claims on Facebook that he "made a man disappear" constitute a confession about murdering a gay co-worker as a teenager.


News

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concern in the West

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concern in the West

HEALTH | By Daria Litvinova | Aug 7
Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials.


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

Porn, Rap Interrupt Zoom Hearing of Twitter Hacking Suspect

Porn, Rap Interrupt Zoom Hearing of Twitter Hacking Suspect

NATIONAL | Aug 6
The online bond hearing for a Florida teen accused of hacking prominent Twitter accounts was interrupted Wednesday by rap music and pornographic videos from users who apparently disguised their names.


Cars

Cadillac Says New Electric SUV Has Features to Take on Tesla

Cadillac Says New Electric SUV Has Features to Take on Tesla

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 7
General Motors executives say Cadillac's first fully-electric vehicle has all the features it needs to lure buyers where other companies fell short.


Health/Fitness

At One Facility, Transgender Surgery is Back in Business

At One Facility, Transgender Surgery is Back in Business

HEALTH | Aug 7
"There's a lot of relief being back in the operating room helping patients, so many of whom have already had to wait their lifetime to be able to have these procedures," says transgender surgery pioneer Dr. Sherman Leis.


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.