LGBTQ News and More

Polish Parliament to Examine Anti-LGBTQ Legislative Proposal

Polish Parliament to Examine Anti-LGBTQ Legislative Proposal

NEWS | Oct 28

Poland's parliament is expected to give a first reading on Thursday to proposed legislation dubbed "Stop LGBT," which aims to prohibit the "promotion" of same-sex relationships and would ban pride parades.

Teen Pop Star Olivia Rodrigo Leads AMA Nominees in Her Debut

Teen Pop Star Olivia Rodrigo Leads AMA Nominees in Her Debut

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 28

Olivia Rodrigo is having a sweet year as the leading nominee at the American Music Awards in the first year she's eligible.

Atlanta: The American South's Sweet Peach of LGBTQ+ Progress

Atlanta: The American South's Sweet Peach of LGBTQ+ Progress

TRAVEL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Oct 28

A visit to Atlanta reveals its ongoing legacy of Black and LGBTQ+ progress.

Watch: Republican Lawmaker Blames Marriage Equality for Society's Problems

Watch: Republican Lawmaker Blames Marriage Equality for Society's Problems

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 28

Virginia Congressman Bob Good blamed marriage equality for society's ills during a debate on new anti-domestic violence legislation captured on C-Span.

Joan Rivers Showtime Miniseries Starring Kathryn Hahn Isn't Happening

Joan Rivers Showtime Miniseries Starring Kathryn Hahn Isn't Happening

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 28

After an initial jolt of excitement over the news that Kathryn Hahn might be portraying legendary comedian Joan Rivers on the small screen, the Showtime network project isn't moving forward ... yet.

In 'The Souvenir Part II,' a Human-Scaled Epic Concludes

In 'The Souvenir Part II,' a Human-Scaled Epic Concludes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Oct 28

Joanna Hogg first had the instinct to make a film about her then-unfolding relationship to her heroin-addicted first love — a traumatic and formative time that coincided with her coming-of-age as a filmmaker — in 1979.

Biden to Heads to Capitol to Push Agenda, Unite Democrats

Biden to Heads to Capitol to Push Agenda, Unite Democrats

NEWS | Oct 28

Biden heads to Capitol Hill to push his revised domestic policy bill and a related bipartisan infrastructure plan with fractious House Democrats after days of prolonged negotiations over his ambitious social and climate policies and how to pay for them.

Gordon Ramsey's Social Media Project Culminates in Cookbook

Gordon Ramsey's Social Media Project Culminates in Cookbook

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | Oct 28

Gordon Ramsay's lockdown cooking endeavor began on YouTube and culminated in "Ramsay in 10," his latest cookbook.

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Supports Dave Chapelle, Blasts 'Woke Cancel Culture'

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Supports Dave Chapelle, Blasts 'Woke Cancel Culture'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 27

Caitlyn Jenner declared her support for comedian Dave Chappelle, whose Netflix special "The Closer" has riled the LGBTQ+ community,

'Last Five Years' Heads to Boston's Lyric Stage Company
Provincetown, MA

'Last Five Years' Heads to Boston's Lyric Stage Company

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 27

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents its first musical since "Little Shop of Horrors" in October 2019 with Jason Robert Brown's intimate portrait of young romance in "The Last Five Years."

News

Vaccine Reluctance in Eastern Europe Brings High COVID Cost

Vaccine Reluctance in Eastern Europe Brings High COVID Cost

NEWS | By Yuras Karmanau | Oct 28

Ukraine is suffering through a surge in coronavirus infections, along with other parts of Eastern Europe and Russia. While vaccines are plentiful, there is a widespread reluctance to get them

Entertainment

The Vampire's Closet: 'Dark Shadows' Star Jonathan Frid in New Documentary

The Vampire's Closet: 'Dark Shadows' Star Jonathan Frid in New Documentary

ENTERTAINMENT | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 28

A new documentary recalls the life and career of Jonathan Frid, the actor who played Barnabas Collins, a 175-year-old guilt-ridden vampire on "Dark Shadows," the horror-themed daytime soap opera that became enormously popular during the late 1960s.

Finance

Medicare Plans' 'Free' Dental, Vision, Hearing Benefits Come at a Cost

Medicare Plans' 'Free' Dental, Vision, Hearing Benefits Come at a Cost

FINANCE | By Phil Galewitz | Oct 28

Despite the high-powered advertising of the Medicare Advantage plans, beneficiaries still generally end up with significant out-of-pocket costs.

Cars

Toyota Testing Hydrogen Combustion Engines in Race Cars

Toyota Testing Hydrogen Combustion Engines in Race Cars

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | Oct 26

Toyota said Monday it is testing hydrogen combustion engines in race cars as it works toward using the technology in commercial products.

Style

Possible Rise in Baguette Prices Poses Crunch for the French

Possible Rise in Baguette Prices Poses Crunch for the French

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 27

A hike in the cost of wheat is alarming French households who fear a possible rise in the price of the prized baguette, seen by many as a barometer of the country's economic health.

Travel

US Details New International COVID-19 Travel Requirements

US Details New International COVID-19 Travel Requirements

TRAVEL | By Zeke Miller, David Koenig | Oct 26

Children under 18 and people from dozens of countries with a shortage of vaccines will be exempt from new rules requiring most travelers to the United States be vaccinated against COVID-19.