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Epic Swims: Dressel, McKeon Take Place Among Olympic Greats

Epic Swims: Dressel, McKeon Take Place Among Olympic Greats

NEWS | By Paul Newberry | Aug 1

Caeleb Dressel finished off his gold rush at the Tokyo Olympics with two more dazzling swims. The guy who dreads all the attention won't be able to escape it now.

DaBaby Booted from Lollapalooza After Homophobic Comments

DaBaby Booted from Lollapalooza After Homophobic Comments

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 1

Rapper DaBaby was cut Sunday from Lollapalooza's closing lineup following crude and homophobic remarks he made last week at a Miami-area music festival.

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 1

Called "the most hated man in Britain," Peter Tatchell has stood up to everyone from Margaret Thatcher and the Catholic church to Russia's oppressive government. Tatchelll recalls the drive for activism in light of a new documentary about his life.

Take a Peek at Lady Gaga & Adam Driver in 'House of Gucci' Trailer

Take a Peek at Lady Gaga & Adam Driver in 'House of Gucci' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 1

The trailer for "House of Gucci, "which doesn't hit theaters until November 24," hit the internet yesterday. And already its two leads are getting rave reviews.

Gus Kenworthy Doesn't Like Being Called Colton Underwood's 'Gay Guide'

Gus Kenworthy Doesn't Like Being Called Colton Underwood's 'Gay Guide'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 1

Gus Kenworthy welcomed the opportunity to assist out ex-Bachelor Colton Underwood in his coming out experience, but he doesn't like being called his "gay guide."

Author Charles Casillo on the Untold Story Between Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift

Author Charles Casillo on the Untold Story Between Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Aug 1

Author Charles Casillo talks about the turbulent, life-changing relationship he explores in his new book about two of Hollywood's most beautiful stars — Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift.

Adam Driver Morphs Into a Centaur in Thirst-Trapping Burberry Ad

Adam Driver Morphs Into a Centaur in Thirst-Trapping Burberry Ad

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 1

In a leaked Burberry ad, Adam Driver appears to morph into a centaur, but not before showing off his ripped body.

Out Actor Keiynan Lonsdale, Sarah Hyland and Dylan Sprouse to Star in LGBTQ Rom-Com 'My Fake Boyfriend'

Out Actor Keiynan Lonsdale, Sarah Hyland and Dylan Sprouse to Star in LGBTQ Rom-Com 'My Fake Boyfriend'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 1

Keiyan Lonsdale of "The Flash," Sarah Hyland of "Modern Family," and Dylan Sprouse of the recent film, "After We Collided" will all have lead roles in the comedy.

Hulu Renews 'Love, Victor' for Third Season

Hulu Renews 'Love, Victor' for Third Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 1

Hulu has renewed the gay teen drama series "Love, Victor" for a third season.

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?'

NEWS | Aug 1

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.

News

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

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

NEWS | By Naveen Kumar | Aug 1

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.

Entertainment

Review: Classic Fairy Tales Get an Ursine Makeover in 'Burly Tales'

Review: Classic Fairy Tales Get an Ursine Makeover in 'Burly Tales'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 1

Love's many enchantments are a recurring theme in "Burly Tales," an anthology that takes a fresh look at classic fairy tales through a gay Bear lens. The results are fresh, funny, and romantic.

Business

Pandemic Eviction Crisis Leads To Greater Tenant Protections

Pandemic Eviction Crisis Leads To Greater Tenant Protections

BUSINESS | By Michael Casey and Ben Finley | Aug 1

There is a growing national movement — bolstered by tens of billions of dollars in federal rental assistance — to find ways to keep millions of at-risk tenants hurt by the coronavirus pandemic in their homes.

Technology

Robotic Police Dogs: Useful Hounds or Dehumanizing Machines?

Robotic Police Dogs: Useful Hounds or Dehumanizing Machines?

TECHNOLOGY | By Matt O'Brien | Jul 31

Privacy watchdogs — the human kind — warn that police are secretly rushing to buy the robots without setting safeguards against aggressive, invasive or dehumanizing uses.

Finance

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

FINANCE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 31

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.

Cars

Edmunds' Guide to Vehicle History Reports

Edmunds' Guide to Vehicle History Reports

CARS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | Jul 31

Several companies sell vehicle history reports, promising to reveal the past of any given vehicle. In this article, we'll take a look at the two largest vehicle history report providers.

Style

Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

STYLE | Jul 31

Celebrity dermatologist Dr. Alex Khadavi was arrested and booked for felony criminal threats. The arrest came as a result of a homophobic rant that Khadavi made in a posh LA condo lobby on July 7.

Travel

Flight Attendants Report High Frequency of Unruly Passengers

Flight Attendants Report High Frequency of Unruly Passengers

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Jul 30

Nearly one in five flight attendants say they have witnessed physical incidents involving passengers this year, and their union is calling for criminal prosecution of people who act up on planes.