LGBTQ News and More

Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter and Country Queen, Dies

Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter and Country Queen, Dies

NEWS | By Kristin M. Hall | Oct 4

Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner's daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90.

Garland is Asked to Probe Threats to Children's Hospitals

Garland is Asked to Probe Threats to Children's Hospitals

NEWS | Oct 4

Three major medical associations have asked Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate and prosecute people who are threatening violence against children's hospitals and physicians that provide gender-affirming health care.

Oklahoma Sports 'Biological Sex Affidavit' Raises Questions

Oklahoma Sports 'Biological Sex Affidavit' Raises Questions

NEWS | By Cliff Brunt | Oct 4

Oklahoma public school athletes, from kindergarten to college, are now required to submit a "biological sex affidavit." The form — part of a law its author says is aimed at ensuring teams allow only cisgender females — asks what sex a student was at birth

Depeche Mode Line up 1st Album, Tour in over 5 Years

Depeche Mode Line up 1st Album, Tour in over 5 Years

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 4

Depeche Mode have lined up a new album and the band's first live shows in more than five years, an announcement that comes months after the death of founding member Andy "Fletch" Fletcher.

Fired Weatherman Case Complicated by Chaturbate Audio

Fired Weatherman Case Complicated by Chaturbate Audio

NEWS | Oct 4

A recently released audio tape has former NYC weatherman Erick Adame revealing his identity in a Chaturbate audio, contradicting his claims that he was anonymous on the adult social media sites.

Gay Actors Jonathan Bennett, Daniel Franzese Celebrate 'Mean Girls Day'

Gay Actors Jonathan Bennett, Daniel Franzese Celebrate 'Mean Girls Day'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 4

Out gay actors and "Mean Girls" co-stars Jonathan Bennett and Daniel Franzese took to social media to celebrate the cult classic's Oct. 3 holiday.

Believe the Hype: Feel Free Brings People Together

Believe the Hype: Feel Free Brings People Together

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 4

What's the best way to melt away the occasional anxiety, kick back with your friends, and enjoy the good times? It's Feel Free, a new tonic that promotes feelings of ease, comfort, bliss, and euphoria.

Watch: Christian Walker Blasts 'Lying' Senate Candidate Dad after Abortion Reports

Watch: Christian Walker Blasts 'Lying' Senate Candidate Dad after Abortion Reports

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 4

Self-styled conservative influencer Christian Walker went after his Senate candidate father, Herschel Walker, following reports that Herschel paid for a girlfriend's abortion.

Andrew Lloyd Webber to Transfer His 'Cinderella' to Broadway

Andrew Lloyd Webber to Transfer His 'Cinderella' to Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Oct 4

Andrew Lloyd Webber is saying goodbye to his last remaining show on Broadway and welcoming another.

The Trevor Project Returns Donation, Breaks with Online Surveillance Firm

The Trevor Project Returns Donation, Breaks with Online Surveillance Firm

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 4

It didn't take long once the pushback began for The Trevor Project to back away from its partnership with surveillance firm Gaggle, which monitors students' online activity, and return a $25,000 donation.

Entertainment

Kim Kardashian Fined $1 Million by SEC over Crypto Promotion

Kim Kardashian Fined $1 Million by SEC over Crypto Promotion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michelle Chapman | Oct 4

The long list of celebrities promoting cryptocurrencies just got shorter. Kim Kardashian is being barred from doing so for three years — and will pay a $1 million fine.

Business

Jeffrey Dahmer Eyeglasses for Sale for a Cool $150K

Jeffrey Dahmer Eyeglasses for Sale for a Cool $150K

BUSINESS | Oct 3

Well-heeled collectors with a taste for the grotesque have a chance to snap up eyeglasses worn by gay cannibal serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer for $150,000.

Technology

U.S. Warns about Foreign Efforts to Sway American Voters

U.S. Warns about Foreign Efforts to Sway American Voters

TECHNOLOGY | By Ertic Tucker and Nomaan Merchant | Oct 4

Federal officials warn that Russia is working to amplify doubts about the integrity of U.S. elections while China is interested in undermining American politicians it sees as threats to Beijing's interests.

Finance

Fraud, Scam Cases Increasing on Zelle, Senate Report Finds

Fraud, Scam Cases Increasing on Zelle, Senate Report Finds

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Oct 4

Incidents of fraud and scams are occurring more often on the popular peer-to-peer payment service Zelle, according to a report issued Monday by the office of Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Cars

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

CARS | By Hope Yen, Matthew Daly, and David Sharp | Oct 3

Biden last year directed the U.S. government to purchase only American-made, zero-emission passenger cars by 2027 and electric versions of other vehicles by 2035.

Style

Stella McCartney Dabbles in Art at Eco-pioneering Paris show

Stella McCartney Dabbles in Art at Eco-pioneering Paris show

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 3

It was as much art fair as fashion show for Stella McCartney, who put on an art-infused spring collection at Paris Fashion Week on Monday vibrating with flashes of color.

Health/Fitness

Arizona Clinic has Workaround for Abortion Pill Ban

Arizona Clinic has Workaround for Abortion Pill Ban

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Bob Christie | Oct 4

A Phoenix abortion clinic has come up with a way for patients who can end their pregnancy using a pill to get the medication quickly without running afoul of a resurrected Arizona law that bans most abortions.

Travel

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 29

Putnam County is calling all day-trippers and travelers. This fall, visits to the historic Hudson Valley county bring both radiant autumn colors and exclusive seasonal events.