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Alabama Senate Candidate Criticizes "Homosexual Activities" on TV

Alabama Senate Candidate Criticizes "Homosexual Activities" on TV

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jul 17
Alabama Senate candidate John Merrill has drawn criticism for telling prospective supporters that "homosexual activities" on television are a sign of cultural decline, and for criticising the "socialist agenda" that's being advanced by democrats.

Gay Brit, 22, Beaten in the Street by Epithet-Hurling Homophobes

Gay Brit, 22, Beaten in the Street by Epithet-Hurling Homophobes

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 17
A gay British man has taken to social media to call out the group of thugs who he says brutally beat him and left him in the street after he confronted them about their having hurled anti-gay verbal abuse.

Israeli Education Minister Apologizes for Remarks on Gays

Israeli Education Minister Apologizes for Remarks on Gays

NEWS | Jul 17
Israel's education minister has apologized for controversial remarks about homosexual "conversion therapy" and intermarriage among Diaspora Jews that drew widespread criticism in Israel and the U.S.

Lana Del Rey Reportedly Wants to Play Priscilla in Upcoming Elvis Biopic

Lana Del Rey Reportedly Wants to Play Priscilla in Upcoming Elvis Biopic

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 17
Lana Del Rey is reportedly begging to play Priscilla Presley in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming Elvis Presley biopic.

PopUps: Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Shows Off His Goods with New Underwear Campaign

PopUps: Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Shows Off His Goods with New Underwear Campaign

NEWS | Jul 17
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is showing off his body in a new campaign for his underwear brand CR7.

Basketball Star: Experience with False 'Gay' Claims Gave Me Empathy

Basketball Star: Experience with False 'Gay' Claims Gave Me Empathy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 17
Memphis Grizzlies basketball player Dwight Howard says he's learned first-hand what it's like for LGBTQ people in America right now - even though, Howard says, he's not gay.

Harry Styles in Talks to Star as Prince in Disney's 'Little Mermaid' Remake

Harry Styles in Talks to Star as Prince in Disney's 'Little Mermaid' Remake

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 17
Disney's live-action "The Little Mermaid" may have found its Prince Eric in singer Harry Styles.

Meth In The Morning, Heroin At Night: Inside The Seesaw Struggle of Dual Addiction

Meth In The Morning, Heroin At Night: Inside The Seesaw Struggle of Dual Addiction

HEALTH/FITNESS | By April Dembosky, KQED | Jul 17
Researchers who have tracked drug use for decades believe the new meth crisis got a kick-start from the opioid epidemic.

Germany Introducing Mandatory Measles Vaccination for Kids

Germany Introducing Mandatory Measles Vaccination for Kids

The German government is proposing a measure to make measles vaccinations mandatory for children and employees of kindergartens and schools.

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

NEWS | Jul 17
Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but the tech giants also continue to push the boundaries of inclusion and diversity.


News

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

PERSONAL TECH | By Samuel Petrequin | Jul 17
With all the technology stacked against them, the six breakaway riders at the Tour de France had no hope of making it to the finish without being caught.


Entertainment

 Review :: Mr. Leather

Review :: Mr. Leather

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jul 17
Daniel Nolasco' throughly entertaining documentary will appeal to any gay man regardless of the fact that they have never ever thought of joining the leather community.


Business

Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Ballooned as Crisis Grew

Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Ballooned as Crisis Grew

CORPORATE | By Mark Gillispie | Jul 17
Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012.


Technology

Finance Execs Meet in Paris to Haggle over Tech and Trade

Finance Execs Meet in Paris to Haggle over Tech and Trade

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 17
The top finance officials of the Group of Seven rich democracies are arriving at Chantilly, in a chateau north of Paris, at the start of a two-day meeting aimed at finding common ground on how to tax technology companies and other issues.


Cars

Former Mitsubishi Workers Seek Assets Sale for Forced Labor

Former Mitsubishi Workers Seek Assets Sale for Forced Labor

AUTO NEWS | By Hyung-Jin Kim | Jul 17
Colonial-era Korean laborers are seeking a court's approval for the sales of local assets of their former Japanese employer after it refused to comply with a court order to compensate them for forced labor decades ago.


Style

Taste of the Tour: The Pitfalls of Owning a French Chateau

Taste of the Tour: The Pitfalls of Owning a French Chateau

HOME | By John Leicester | Jul 17
The Tour de France loves castles. Not a day passes without the TV cameras zooming in on one of the country's magnificent châteaux along the race route, conjuring up dreams of living the high life, perhaps with a glass of Champagne in hand.


Travel

Party-Goers Evacuated After Fire Erupts on Croatia Island

Party-Goers Evacuated After Fire Erupts on Croatia Island

Jul 17
Thousands of people have been evacuated from a festival area on a Croatian island after a fire broke out in a nearby forested area.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Celebration  @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

San Diego Pride Celebration @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 16
San Diego held its LGBTQ Pride celebration at Balboa Park with four stages and over 100 performers and community activists.