Gay Cleveland: The Latest

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!

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Expecting Baby No. 3

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Expecting Baby No. 3

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
It's baby No. 3 for John Legend and Chrissy Teigen.

Trump Admits He's Blocking Postal Cash to Stop Mail-In Votes

Trump Admits He's Blocking Postal Cash to Stop Mail-In Votes

NEWS | By Deb Riechmann and Anthony Izaguirre | Aug 14
President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged that he's starving the U.S. Postal Service of money to make it harder to process an expected surge of mail-in ballots, which he worries could cost him reelection.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Move into New California Home

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Move into New California Home

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have moved into a new family home, a representative for the couple said Thursday without providing its location or other details.

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.

Harris Bringing Energy, Dollars and More to Biden's Campaign

Harris Bringing Energy, Dollars and More to Biden's Campaign

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Will Weissert | Aug 14
In her first two days as Joe Biden's running mate, Kamala Harris has fired off the campaign's sharpest criticism of President Donald Trump's shortcomings.

Trump Gives Credence to False, Racist Harris Conspiracy

Trump Gives Credence to False, Racist Harris Conspiracy

NEWS | By Aamer Madhani, Sara Burnett, Amanda Seitz and Jill Colvin | Aug 14
President Donald Trump on Thursday gave credence to a false and racist conspiracy theory about Kamala Harris' eligibility to be vice president, fueling an online misinformation campaign that parallels the one he used to power his rise into politics.

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.

Back to Life: COVID Lung Transplant Survivor Tells Her Story

Back to Life: COVID Lung Transplant Survivor Tells Her Story

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Christine Herman, Side Effects Public Media | Aug 14
On June 5, Mayra Ramirez, 28, became the first known COVID-19 patient in the U.S. to undergo a double lung transplant. She is strong enough now to begin sharing the story of her ordeal.

Q-Music Burnin' Down the House Music

Q-Music Burnin' Down the House Music

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Aug 13
For those unable to get to their workouts at the gym or favorite dance club because they've been shut down again after reopening too soon, here are some new releases sure to get your heart rate up and your body moving. Play them loud.


News

Lesbian Bakers Received Homophobic Pride Cake Order & Responded with Love

Lesbian Bakers Received Homophobic Pride Cake Order & Responded with Love

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 13
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.


Business

AMC to Offer 15-Cent Tickets on First Day of Reopening

AMC to Offer 15-Cent Tickets on First Day of Reopening

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Aug 13
AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Aug. 20 with retro ticket prices of 15 cents per movie.


Technology

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

SCIENCE | 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'

AUTO NEWS | 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.


Travel

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

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

NATIONAL | 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

CULTURE | 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.