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NCAA Eyes Host Sites in States with Anti-Transgender Laws

NCAA Eyes Host Sites in States with Anti-Transgender Laws

NEWS | May 14

The NCAA announced 20 potential host sites for the early rounds of its postseason baseball tournament Friday, including three states that have passed laws requiring athletes to compete in interscholastic sports according to their sex at birth.

Courtney Stodden Accepts Chrissy Teigen's Apology, Criticizes Her Conduct

Courtney Stodden Accepts Chrissy Teigen's Apology, Criticizes Her Conduct

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | May 14

Courtney Stodden has accepted the public apology Chrissy Teigen made this week, following her exposure for cruel Tweets she made about the singer-songwriter's personal life.

Newfest Announces 'Newfest Pride,' A New Summer Film Series

Newfest Announces 'Newfest Pride,' A New Summer Film Series

ENTERTAINMENT | May 14

NewFest, New York's leading LGBTQ+ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ+ film festivals, has announced programming for NewFest Pride, a new summer film series.

Find Serenity with a CBD-Inspired Home Spa Day

Find Serenity with a CBD-Inspired Home Spa Day

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 14

There are easy ways to create a custom spa experience in the comfort of your home. Better still, adding CBD as your star ingredient can take your DIY spa experience to a new level.

Two Transgender Women Receive 5 Year Prison Sentence in Cameroon

Two Transgender Women Receive 5 Year Prison Sentence in Cameroon

NEWS | By Brendan Walker | May 14

Two transgender women were sentenced to 5 years in prison this week on charges of public indecency and "attempted homosexuality."

Wonky Heartthrob Steve Kornacki Joins NBC Sports, Heads for Game Show Gig

Wonky Heartthrob Steve Kornacki Joins NBC Sports, Heads for Game Show Gig

NEWS | May 14

Steve Kornacki, the openly gay data expert and "map daddy" America fell in love with during last year's election, is set to make his NBC Sports appearances a regular thing and has a game show in development.

Hong Kong Cops Make Arrests for Porn Clip of Gay Sex Between Men in Police Uniforms

Hong Kong Cops Make Arrests for Porn Clip of Gay Sex Between Men in Police Uniforms

NEWS | May 14

Who doesn't love a man in uniform? The Hong Kong PD — at least, not when the uniform in question looks like the real thing and is being worn by actors in a gay porn clip.

Passing on Your Password? Streaming Services are Past it

Passing on Your Password? Streaming Services are Past it

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mae Anderson | May 14

Many of us were taught to share as kids. Now streaming services ranging from Netflix to Amazon to Disney+ want us to stop.

Review: 'Halston' Cut to Fit Ryan Murphy's Style

Review: 'Halston' Cut to Fit Ryan Murphy's Style

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 14

The Ryan Murphy-produced (and co-written) five-episode miniseries "Halston" is as recognizably Murphy in style and gloss as Halston's own work reflected the famed designer - and that's just fine.

YouTube Star Lele Pons' New Pride Eyewear Line to Benefit Trevor Project

YouTube Star Lele Pons' New Pride Eyewear Line to Benefit Trevor Project

STYLE | By Kilian Melloy | May 14

YouTube star and multi-platinum recording artist Lele Pons has teamed up with EyeBuyDirect to create a line of Pride-themed eyewear that supports two good causes: A fresh, proud look, and the Trevor Project.

News

Watch: Turkish Tourism Video Taken Down After Online Outcry

Watch: Turkish Tourism Video Taken Down After Online Outcry

NEWS | May 14

A video promoting tourism in Turkey amid the pandemic has caused an uproar on social media for showing tourism employees wearing masks that read "Enjoy, I'm vaccinated."

Entertainment

Review: Ambitious, Memorable 'The Underground Railroad' Haunts

Review: Ambitious, Memorable 'The Underground Railroad' Haunts

ENTERTAINMENT | By Greg Vellante | May 14

Barry Jenkins' sprawling, lyrical, beautiful, and haunting 10-episode limited series is both a highlight in his oeuvre and an important work of American filmmaking. It's something you won't soon forget.

Finance

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 13

Lemonade has turned wishful thinking into a reality with a technology-driven business model that makes acquiring various insurance types as easy as a few clicks, as well as a robust social action plan.

Cars

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

CARS | May 13

The U.S. government's auto safety agency is investigating multiple complaints about steering failures that could affect more than 1.1 million Honda Accord sedans.

Style

Watch: James Charles Resurfaces on Twitter with 'Blackmail' Claims

Watch: James Charles Resurfaces on Twitter with 'Blackmail' Claims

STYLE | By Kilian Melloy | May 13

YouTube celebrity and beauty influencer James Charles has resurfaced on social media, claiming in a video posted to Twitter that he feels he is being "blackmailed" by a former employee who is suing him.

Health/Fitness

Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness Month

Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness Month

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 13

Research reveals that "three-fourths of LGBT people (74%) say worry and stress from the pandemic has had a negative impact on their mental health." Research shows that CBD can help manage stress and anxiety.

Travel

Germany Eases Travel Rules for Vaccinates as Vacations Loom

Germany Eases Travel Rules for Vaccinates as Vacations Loom

TRAVEL | By Frank Jordans | May 13

The German government has agreed to let travelers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or recovered from infection avoid testing and quarantine when entering the country, unless they come from areas where variants of concern are prevalent.

Nightlife

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

NIGHTLIFE | May 13

Their break-up may not have gotten the headlines that J-Lo and Arod may have gotten recently, but gay Manhattan was abuzz this week about the break-up of LGBTQ influencer Jack Mackenroth and adult star Dolf Dietrich that went very public this past weekend