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Watch: Queer People Are the Most Vicious at Cancel Culture, Says Blogger Joe Rogan

Watch: Queer People Are the Most Vicious at Cancel Culture, Says Blogger Joe Rogan

Aug 1, 2021

Ever wonder who cracked the cancel code? None other than blogger Joe Rogan, who maintains that queer people are the worst practitioners of cancel culture out of revenge.

PTown Resident Andrew Sullivan Wonders, 'Do We Really Want to Get Back To Living?'

PTown Resident Andrew Sullivan Wonders, 'Do We Really Want to Get Back To Living?'

Aug 1, 2021

PTown resident Andrew Sullivan says the Covid outbreak in his hometown came from a perfect storm of events, though he his skeptical of further government intervention in controlling the virus spread.

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

By Naveen Kumar | Aug 1, 2021

The idea that sexual desire might be understood as mere preference — like a favorite ice cream flavor — is reductive. "Just a preference" is a familiar and reflexive shield for what experts call racialized sexual discrimination.

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

Aug 1, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more "pain and suffering" is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.

Frustration as Biden, Congress Allow Eviction Ban To Expire

Frustration as Biden, Congress Allow Eviction Ban To Expire

By Lisa Mascaro, Josh Boak and Kevin Freking | Aug 1, 2021

Anger and frustration mounted as President Joe Biden showed no signs of reversing plans to allow a nationwide eviction moratorium to expire at midnight Saturday.

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

Jul 31, 2021

Provincetown is being called the canary down the coal mine in understanding how virulent the Covid Delta variant has become.

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 31, 2021

The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.

Evictions Looming, Biden Fails to Get Congress to Extend Ban

Evictions Looming, Biden Fails to Get Congress to Extend Ban

By Lisa Mascaro, Michael Casey and Josh Boak | Jul 31, 2021

A nationwide eviction moratorium is set to expire Saturday after President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress worked furiously but ultimately failed to align on a long-shot strategy to prevent millions of Americans from being forced from their homes.

Florida Coronavirus Cases Jump 50% as Surge Continues

Florida Coronavirus Cases Jump 50% as Surge Continues

By Terry Spencer and Adriana Gomez Licon | Jul 31, 2021

Florida's coronavirus cases jumped 50% this week, the state Health Department reported Friday, continuing a six-week surge that has seen it responsible for 1 in 5 new infections nationally, becoming the outbreak's epicenter.

To Get Shots in Arms, Governments Turn to Money in Pockets

To Get Shots in Arms, Governments Turn to Money in Pockets

By Mike Catalini | Jul 31, 2021

Millions of people in the U.S. who haven't gotten the COVID-19 vaccine could soon have a new reason to roll up their sleeves: money in their pockets.

Study: Vaccinated People Can Carry as Much Virus as Others

Study: Vaccinated People Can Carry as Much Virus as Others

Jul 30, 2021

Scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.

Sober Queer Spaces Gaining Ground

Sober Queer Spaces Gaining Ground

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 30, 2021

Creating a rainbow oasis of diversity and inclusion was, for decades, the role of the gay and lesbian bar. But what about those in recovery, or who just aren't attracted to the bar scene? Alternatives do exist.

Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Student Policies Dismissed

Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Student Policies Dismissed

Jul 30, 2021

A Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by faith-based conservative groups challenging guidelines on the treatment of transgender students in public schools, ruling that the group lacked standing.

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

By Ryan Leeds | Jul 29, 2021

The the Roarin' 20s have begun! New York City's queer hub — Hell's Kitchen — bursts back to life with a slate of new LGBTQ bar openings that promises to revitalize the neighborhood for locals and tourists alike.

Watch: Drag Queen Story Hour at Museum Canceled Following 'Overwhelming' Hate, Death Threats

Watch: Drag Queen Story Hour at Museum Canceled Following 'Overwhelming' Hate, Death Threats

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 29, 2021

A private, after-hours Drag Story Hour that was scheduled to take place at a museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, was canceled following a deluge of threats — some of which on the lives of the organizers.

State Lawmakers Work to Strip Old 'Whites Only' Covenants

State Lawmakers Work to Strip Old 'Whites Only' Covenants

By Susan Haigh | Jul 29, 2021

While the U.S. Supreme Court in 1948 ruled racially restrictive housing covenants unenforceable, many remain on paper today and can be difficult to remove.

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28, 2021

New research presented at this year's Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggests that trans and non-binary people suffer higher rates of subjective cognitive decline

Report: Hate Crime Laws Lack Uniformity Across the U.S.

Report: Hate Crime Laws Lack Uniformity Across the U.S.

By Aaron Morrison | Jul 28, 2021

More than half a century since they were modernized, hate crime laws in the U.S. are inconsistent and provide incomplete methods for addressing bias-motivated violence, according to a new report.

Self-Described 'Trump Man' Gets Jail for Pooping on Gay Couple's Lawn

Self-Described 'Trump Man' Gets Jail for Pooping on Gay Couple's Lawn

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28, 2021

A retired teacher and self-described "Trump man" is facing 20 days in jail after a decade of pooping on the lawn of his neighbors, a gay couple.

Designer Who Won't Make Same-Sex Wedding Websites Loses Case

Designer Who Won't Make Same-Sex Wedding Websites Loses Case

By James Anderson | Jul 28, 2021

A U.S. appeals court has ruled against a web designer who didn't want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples and sued to challenge Colorado's anti-discrimination law.

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