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Study: Only Half of American Households Donate to Charity

Study: Only Half of American Households Donate to Charity

ENTERTAINMENT | By Haleluya Hadero | Jul 28
The findings confirm a trend worrying experts: Donations to charitable causes are reaching record highs, but the giving is done by a smaller and smaller slice of the population.

Infrastructure Talks Leave Biden's Entire Agenda at Risk

Infrastructure Talks Leave Biden's Entire Agenda at Risk

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Jul 28
President Joe Biden's latest efforts to clinch a bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure deal comes with even more at stake than his plans for boosting road, rail, and other public works projects.

Sportertainment: The Lavender Tube on LGBT Athletes & Allies at the Tokyo Olympics

Sportertainment: The Lavender Tube on LGBT Athletes & Allies at the Tokyo Olympics

ARTS & CULTURE | By Victoria A. Brownworth | Jul 28
After a year's delay, and continued health worries and protests, Tokyo's Olympic Games have begun, with the largest ever number of out LGBT competitors.

Tap Into Your Most Creative State with THC Delta 8 Gummies

Tap Into Your Most Creative State with THC Delta 8 Gummies

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 28
Delta 8 gummies provide all the benefits of CBD, a milder psychoactive effect than THC, and taste delicious — making it one of the most popular CBD/Delta 8 products on the market.

'OK to Not Be OK': Mental Health Takes Top Role at Olympics

'OK to Not Be OK': Mental Health Takes Top Role at Olympics

NEWS | By Jenna Fryer | Jul 28
Simone Biles joins some other high-profile athletes in the Olympic space — overwhelmingly females — who have been talking openly about a topic that had been taboo in sports for seemingly forever.

Anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong Lawmaker Attacks Gay Romantic Comedy TV Series

Anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong Lawmaker Attacks Gay Romantic Comedy TV Series

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28
A pro-Beijing, anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong lawmaker described claims that a 15-episode TV comedy about a gay male triangle violates a draconian Chinese security law.

Fish-Out-of-Water Chasten Finds DC 'Almost Unaffordable' & 'Inauthentic'

Fish-Out-of-Water Chasten Finds DC 'Almost Unaffordable' & 'Inauthentic'

NEWS | Jul 28
Chasten Buttigieg was a hit on the campaign trail, but now that he's landed in DC he is something of a fish out of water.

Bob Odenkirk Collapses on 'Better Call Saul' Set

Bob Odenkirk Collapses on 'Better Call Saul' Set

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Jul 28
"Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk collapsed on the show's New Mexico set on Tuesday and had to be hospitalized.

Why Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Wear Bikinis

Why Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Wear Bikinis

NEWS | By Jimmy Golen | Jul 28
Beach volleyball has been one of the most popular sports at the Summer Games since it was added in 1996. It has fast action, a party atmosphere and some telegenic American stars.

Capitol Police Testimony Blunts GOP's Law-and-Order Message

Capitol Police Testimony Blunts GOP's Law-and-Order Message

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Jul 28
The Republican Party's self-portrayal as champions of law and order is colliding with searing testimony from police officers themselves.


Entertainment

Irish Wise: Graham Norton's Novel, 'Home Stretch'

Irish Wise: Graham Norton's Novel, 'Home Stretch'

BOOKS | By Brian Bromberger | Jul 27
Norton's new gay-inclusive novel is an unexpectedly insightful, character-driven delight that is as binge-worthy and compelling as any trending Netflix series.


Finance

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

By Sean Pyles, NerdWallet | Jul 28
Willing a plot of land into a vibrant state of bloom takes intention, know-how and no small amount of trial and error. Here's what my garden taught me about managing money.


Cars

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 27
Tesla's quarterly profit has surpassed $1 billion for the first time thanks to the electric car pioneer's ability to navigate through a pandemic-driven computer chip shortage.


Style

Mario Batali Harassment Probe Settlement: $600K to Accusers

Mario Batali Harassment Probe Settlement: $600K to Accusers

CELEBRITIES | By Michael R. Sisak | Jul 24
Celebrity chef Mario Batali, his business partner and their New York City restaurant company have agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve a four-year investigation.


Health/Fitness

CDC: Masks Indoors in US Where Cases Are Surging

CDC: Masks Indoors in US Where Cases Are Surging

NATIONAL | Jul 27
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new recommendations that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.


Travel

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

LOCAL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Jul 27
A gay Cuban American journalist returns to his childhood home of Miami to explore Little Havana's legacy and the impact of queer Cuban culture.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Closing Party  #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

San Diego Pride Closing Party #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 21
Happy Dark Productions set sail on the San Diego Bay for their annual San Diego Pride closing party. Everyone danced the day and night away before headliner Todrick Hall closed out the night.