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Watch: Trailer Drops for Gay Romance 'Spoiler Alert'

Watch: Trailer Drops for Gay Romance 'Spoiler Alert'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 29

Gay rom-com "Bros" isn't in theaters until tomorrow, but a trailer has already dropped for another major motion picture centered on a gay romance: "Spoiler Alert," based on Michael Ausiello's moving memoir.

Watch: Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell Are Cannibal Outcasts in 'Bones and All' Trailer

Watch: Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell Are Cannibal Outcasts in 'Bones and All' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 29

Timothée Chalamet reunites with his "Call Me By Your Name" director Luca Guadagnino for the cannibal love story that hits theaters in November.

A Vigil Held for A Black Transgender Man Killed in Jacksonville

A Vigil Held for A Black Transgender Man Killed in Jacksonville

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 29

Semaj "Lita" Billingslea was shot and killed in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sept. 21. He was 33 years old.

California Senator Slammed by Conservatives for Attending Folsom Street Fair

California Senator Slammed by Conservatives for Attending Folsom Street Fair

NEWS | Sep 29

Gay California state senator Scott Wiener tweeted a photograph of himself shirtless with a group of men at last weekend's Folsom Street Fair that has conservatives losing their cool.

Review: Hilarious 'Bros' Exceeds Expectations

Review: Hilarious 'Bros' Exceeds Expectations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Sep 29

"Bros" is that rarity — a Zeitgeist comedy that succeeds by being authentic.

Bette Midler Says She Doesn't Need to Prove Gay Icon Status with 'Hocus Pocus' 2

Bette Midler Says She Doesn't Need to Prove Gay Icon Status with 'Hocus Pocus' 2

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 29

Bette Midler dismissed the idea that her new film, "Hocus Pocus 2," was a way to reinforce her status as a gay icon, calling the movie a "worldwide" and "global" event.

Adult Gay Performer Lawrence Morningstar Passes Away

Adult Gay Performer Lawrence Morningstar Passes Away

NEWS | Sep 29

Adult gay performer Lawrence Morningstar has died, it was reported on Thursday.

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Sarah Palin in Alaska House Race

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Sarah Palin in Alaska House Race

NEWS | Sep 29

To no one's surprise, the Log Cabin Republicans have endorsed Sarah Palin in the race for Alaska's sole House seat.

OU Health Ceasing Some Gender Care after Funds Threatened

OU Health Ceasing Some Gender Care after Funds Threatened

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Sep 29

The University of Oklahoma Medical Center confirmed it will stop offering some gender-affirming medical treatments after state lawmakers threatened to withhold millions of dollars in federal funding earmarked for the University Hospitals Authority.

Transgender Deputy Suing Georgia County Goes to Trial
Provincetown, MA

Transgender Deputy Suing Georgia County Goes to Trial

NEWS | Sep 27

A sheriff's deputy returned to court Monday for a civil trial seeking monetary damages from the Georgia county that employs her after a federal judge ruled her bosses illegally denied the deputy health coverage for gender-confirmation surgery.

News

Vaccine Appears to Protect Against Monkeypox, CDC Says

Vaccine Appears to Protect Against Monkeypox, CDC Says

NEWS | By Amanda Seitz | Sep 29

At-risk people who received a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine in U.S. efforts against the virus appeared to be significantly less likely to get sick, public health officials announced Wednesday, even as they urged a second dose for full protection.

Business

900 Apply for NY's First Licenses to Sell Recreational Pot

900 Apply for NY's First Licenses to Sell Recreational Pot

BUSINESS | Sep 29

More than 900 would-be pot shop operators have applied for a chance to open New York state's first legal dispensaries for recreational marijuana, regulators said Wednesday.

Finance

Fed Officials Call for More Rate Hikes to Fight Inflation

Fed Officials Call for More Rate Hikes to Fight Inflation

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 27

The Federal Reserve will have to keep boosting its benchmark interest rate to a point that raises unemployment and gets inflation down from unusually high levels, two officials said in separate remarks Monday.

Cars

Ford to Invest $700M, Add 500 Jobs at Louisville Truck Plant

Ford to Invest $700M, Add 500 Jobs at Louisville Truck Plant

CARS | By Dylan Lovan and Tom Krisher | Sep 28

Ford will invest $700 million mainly at its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, creating about 500 new jobs over the next four years.

Style

Cher Appears at Balmain Finale at Paris Fashion Week

Cher Appears at Balmain Finale at Paris Fashion Week

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Sep 29

Paris Fashion Week roared into full gear Wednesday with atmospherics and excitement over Balmain's evening fashion-music festival spectacular.

Health/Fitness

Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Early Results of Study

Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Early Results of Study

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Tom Murphy | Sep 29

Shares of Biogen and other drugmakers researching Alzheimer's disease soared Wednesday after Japan's Eisai Co. said its potential treatment appeared to slow the fatal disease in a late-stage study.

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.

Nightlife

Folsom Street Fair 2022

Folsom Street Fair 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By photo by Steven Underhill | Sep 26

Kink in all its glory hit the South of Market streets for the annual Folsom Street Fair on Sept. 25. Attendees dressed in leather, rubber, fetish gear, drag — and for some not dressed in much at all — enjoyed strutting their kinky garb.