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Canadian Teens Protest HS Dress Code by Wearing Skirts to School

Canadian Teens Protest HS Dress Code by Wearing Skirts to School

Oct 23, 2020

16-year-old Zachary Paulin decided to make a statement about the dress code at the school he attends, Collège Nouvelles Frontières in Gatineau, Quebec, which he saw as discriminatory.

James Randi, Dazzling Magician and Skeptic, Dies at 92

James Randi, Dazzling Magician and Skeptic, Dies at 92

By Matt Sedensky | Oct 22, 2020

James Randi, a magician who later challenged spoon benders, mind readers and faith healers with such voracity that he became regarded as the country's foremost skeptic, has died, his foundation announced. He was 92.

Watch: YouTuber Takes on the Mask Debate with Clever Parody

Watch: YouTuber Takes on the Mask Debate with Clever Parody

Oct 19, 2020

YouTuber Noah Lindquist takes on mask denial in a funny take-off of "Be My Guest" from Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"

Adult Performer Sean Ford Seeks Changes in Politics & Sexual Perceptions

Adult Performer Sean Ford Seeks Changes in Politics & Sexual Perceptions

Oct 18, 2020

"Everyone is political, whether they choose to speak or be silent," says model and adult male performer Sean Ford, who addresses political issues & sexual perceptions in a recent essay.

When GAY was Good: Pioneering Weekly Magazine Covered Community and Arts Scene

When GAY was Good: Pioneering Weekly Magazine Covered Community and Arts Scene

By Jim Provenzano | Oct 18, 2020

Two years before the Bay Area Reporter premiered, the New York City-based GAY covered politics, arts, civil rights and sexuality with a bold and groovy style. The complete issue collection from 1969 to 1974 is online.

Twitter Changes Hacked Content Rules After Biden Story Furor

Twitter Changes Hacked Content Rules After Biden Story Furor

Oct 16, 2020

Twitter said late Thursday it was changing its policy on hacked content after an outcry about its handling of an unverified political story that prompted cries of censorship from the right.

'RuPaul's Drag Race': How Social Media Made Drag's Submersive Art Form Into a Capitalist Money-Maker

'RuPaul's Drag Race': How Social Media Made Drag's Submersive Art Form Into a Capitalist Money-Maker

Oct 14, 2020

"RuPaul's Drag Race" represents the high watermark of mainstream success for global drag culture. However, that drag could be financially successful and culturally acceptable has not always been the case.

Apple Unveils New iPhones for Faster 5G Wireless Networks

Apple Unveils New iPhones for Faster 5G Wireless Networks

By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel | Oct 13, 2020

Apple unveiled four new iPhones equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks.

Watch: Groom Surprises Partner at Wedding with a Dance to Gaga's 'Stupid Love' in Viral TikTok

Watch: Groom Surprises Partner at Wedding with a Dance to Gaga's 'Stupid Love' in Viral TikTok

Oct 13, 2020

A gay couple is going viral this week after sharing a TikTok in which one of the men surprises the other with a dance to Lady Gaga's song "Stupid Love" during their wedding.

Disney Reorg to Further Bolster Company's Focus on Streaming

Disney Reorg to Further Bolster Company's Focus on Streaming

By Tali Arbel | Oct 13, 2020

Disney said Monday that it is reorganizing its business units to focus even more on streaming.

Noah Purvis Admits His X-Rated Past Got Him Cut from 'Love Island'

Noah Purvis Admits His X-Rated Past Got Him Cut from 'Love Island'

Oct 12, 2020

Noah Purvis's "now you see him, now you don't" appearance on CBS's "Love Island" was due to his porn past, which Purvis admits in an interview with E! News.

They Call Themselves Jérémy — The French Couple and Their Lush, Queer Instagram

They Call Themselves Jérémy — The French Couple and Their Lush, Queer Instagram

Oct 12, 2020

Jérémy Guetté and Jérémy Fadélam (who call themselves Jérémy) have a hugely popular Instagram account where they post their lush, queer photos.

Gay Man Comes Up with a Solution for Straight Men with Hot Dog Shame

Gay Man Comes Up with a Solution for Straight Men with Hot Dog Shame

Oct 10, 2020

A gay man from Vermont has come up with a solution for straight men with shame when they eat hot dogs. His latest "unnecessary invention" hit Twitter and has generated many comments.

Watch: Stevie Nicks' New Single Calls on Civil Rights Heroes to 'Show Them the Way'

Watch: Stevie Nicks' New Single Calls on Civil Rights Heroes to 'Show Them the Way'

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 9, 2020

The first single from Stevie Nicks in six years takes the form of a prayer that references great civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis, and beseeches higher powers to "Show Them the Way."

Good Grief! 'Peanuts' Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Art

Good Grief! 'Peanuts' Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Art

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 3, 2020

The virus pandemic won't stop Charlie Brown, Snoopy or the "Peanuts" gang from marking an important birthday and they're hoping to raise the spirits of sick kids while they celebrate.

What Do the Proud Boys and 'The Little Mermaid' Have in Common?

What Do the Proud Boys and 'The Little Mermaid' Have in Common?

Oct 3, 2020

The far-right wing group The Proud Boys received renewed attention President Trump told them to "stand back and stand by" in Tuesday's debate. Perhaps he should have added, "Sing out, Louise!"

SohoMuse Launches LGBTQ Virtual Entertainment Series

SohoMuse Launches LGBTQ Virtual Entertainment Series

Oct 2, 2020

To celebrate LGBTQ History Month, the creative professional networking platform Sohomuse will launch the second in its series of "SohoMuse Presents Voices," where creatives from diverse industries come together to discuss various topics.

Influencers Behaving Badly: Mexico Kicks Reality Stars Out of Ruins

Influencers Behaving Badly: Mexico Kicks Reality Stars Out of Ruins

Sep 30, 2020

Authorities in Mexico kicked cast members of a popular local "Jersey Shore"-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "immaturely" and refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules.

'Mr. Snake' — France's Most Tatted Man — Banned from Teaching Kindergarten Because He Scares Children

'Mr. Snake' — France's Most Tatted Man — Banned from Teaching Kindergarten Because He Scares Children

Sep 28, 2020

A French schoolteacher whose body is completely covered in tattoos was told he cannot teach kindergarten for fears that he scares children.

Time's 100 Most Influential People Includes a Roster of LGBTQ Names

Time's 100 Most Influential People Includes a Roster of LGBTQ Names

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 28, 2020

The 2020 edition of Time magazine's annual "TIME100 Most Influential People" includes several people from the LGBTQ community.

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