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Transgender Drag Performer Poised to Win Seat in Vermont State Legislature

Transgender Drag Performer Poised to Win Seat in Vermont State Legislature

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 14
This week, Taylor Small, an LGBTQ Victory Fund-endorsed candidate, won her primary for a House seat in Vermont and looks on track to become the first out trans person ever elected to the state legislature.

Meet the 'Demisexuals' — A Happily Married Mormon Couple Both Attracted to Men

Meet the 'Demisexuals' — A Happily Married Mormon Couple Both Attracted to Men

NEWS | Aug 14
Can a man and a woman be happily married when both are attracted to the same sex? For a Utah couple, the answer is yes.

Lesbian Bakers Received Homophobic Pride Cake Order & Responded with Love

Lesbian Bakers Received Homophobic Pride Cake Order & Responded with Love

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 14
A Detroit couple who own the bakery Good Cakes and Bakes have spoken up about a recent homophobic cake order received online through their website.

Report: Here's Why RuPaul Quit Social Media

Report: Here's Why RuPaul Quit Social Media

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
Several months after RuPaul deleted Twitter and scrubbed his Instagram clean, Page Six is reporting why the "Drag Race" host left social media.

With Rumors Swirling He's Joining Marvel Universe, Shia LaBeouf Goes Jogging Again (Jockless)

With Rumors Swirling He's Joining Marvel Universe, Shia LaBeouf Goes Jogging Again (Jockless)

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
Shia LaBeouf caught the paparazzi's eye again when he went jogging on Thursday as talk swirls about him joining the Marvel Universe as a gay superhero.

Watch: Out Country Singer Orville Peck Teams Up with Shania Twain for New Music Vid

Watch: Out Country Singer Orville Peck Teams Up with Shania Twain for New Music Vid

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
Out Canadian country singer Orville Peck is sharing the music video for his new song "Legends Never Die" featuring none other than Canadian queen Shania Twain.

J Balvin Says He is Recovering from the Coronavirus

J Balvin Says He is Recovering from the Coronavirus

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
Colombian superstar J Balvin says he is recovering after battling the coronavirus.

15 Hilarious LGBTQ TikTok Videos of the Week

15 Hilarious LGBTQ TikTok Videos of the Week

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
TGIF! Celebrate the end of another long week with 16 of the funniest TikTok vids from LGBTQ creators.

Dolly Parton Voices Support for BLM: 'Our Little White Asses' Not 'the Only Ones That Matter'!

Dolly Parton Voices Support for BLM: 'Our Little White Asses' Not 'the Only Ones That Matter'!

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14
Country music legend and longtime LGBTQ ally Dolly Parton came out swinging in support of Black Lives Matter in a recent interview.

Mass. Democrats Investigate Allegations Against Alex Morse — Was It a Hit Job?

Mass. Democrats Investigate Allegations Against Alex Morse — Was It a Hit Job?

NEWS | Aug 14
The Massachusetts Democratic Party will investigate allegations that a college group may have engineered a plot to scuttle the congressional bid of an openly gay candidate and tip the election to the incumbent.


News

Catholic Archdiocese Kicks Out LGBTQ Groups, Refers Them to 'Celibacy' Programs

Catholic Archdiocese Kicks Out LGBTQ Groups, Refers Them to 'Celibacy' Programs

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14
The Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit abruptly barred two organizations for LGBTQ parishioners and their allies, advising that members join groups promoting celibacy for non-heterosexuals.



Entertainment

34 of the Best LGBTQ Tweets This Week

34 of the Best LGBTQ Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
A round up of the best LGBTQ tweets from this week, including reactions to Kamala Harris, "Drag Race," Dolly Parton, thirst traps and more!



Business

Apple, Google Drop Fortnite from App Stores Over Payments

Apple, Google Drop Fortnite from App Stores Over Payments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mae Anderson | Aug 14
Apple and Google dropped the popular game Fortnite from their app stores after the game's developer introduced a direct payment plan that bypasses their platforms.



Technology

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

TECHNOLOGY | By Sakhchai Lalit | Aug 13
Researchers in Thailand have been trekking though the countryside to catch bats in their caves in an effort to trace the murky origins of the coronavirus.



Cars

Fiat Chrysler Calls GM's Bribery Allegations 'Preposterous'

Fiat Chrysler Calls GM's Bribery Allegations 'Preposterous'

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 13
Allegations by General Motors that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles bribed union officials are "preposterous" and read like a script from a "third-rate spy movie," FCA lawyers wrote in court documents filed Monday.



Health/Fitness

Why New Trump Rulings Protect Trans Prejudice in COVID-19 Era

Why New Trump Rulings Protect Trans Prejudice in COVID-19 Era

NEWS | Aug 14
Last month, the Trump administration announced a reversal of a Department of Health and Human Services administrative rule, erasing protections for transgender patients.



Travel

Live Here? Go There: 5 Road Trips to Get Outta Town

Live Here? Go There: 5 Road Trips to Get Outta Town

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Aug 13
Summer 2020 is shaping up to be a road-trip kind of season. To help you refresh and decompress the gay way, we've compiled this tip sheet for your very own LGBTQ break from five U.S. cities. Gas up the car, pack up your travel cooler, and let's roll!



Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 10
Provincetown Carnival attracts somewhere near 80,000 people to the town for the celebrations - something impossible in this year of COVID. The event was scheduled to begin this Friday. Here's a look back at carnival past - part 1 of 2.