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Two Transgender Women Receive 5 Year Prison Sentence in Cameroon

Two Transgender Women Receive 5 Year Prison Sentence in Cameroon

NEWS | By Brendan Walker | May 14

Two transgender women were sentenced to 5 years in prison this week on charges of public indecency and "attempted homosexuality."

Find Serenity with a CBD-Inspired Home Spa Day

Find Serenity with a CBD-Inspired Home Spa Day

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 14

There are easy ways to create a custom spa experience in the comfort of your home. Better still, adding CBD as your star ingredient can take your DIY spa experience to a new level.

Newfest Announces 'Newfest Pride,' A New Summer Film Series

Newfest Announces 'Newfest Pride,' A New Summer Film Series

ENTERTAINMENT | May 14

NewFest, New York's leading LGBTQ+ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ+ film festivals, has announced programming for NewFest Pride, a new summer film series.

Courtney Stodden Accepts Chrissy Teigen's Apology, Criticizes Her Conduct

Courtney Stodden Accepts Chrissy Teigen's Apology, Criticizes Her Conduct

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | May 14

Courtney Stodden has accepted the public apology Chrissy Teigen made this week, following her exposure for cruel Tweets she made about the singer-songwriter's personal life.

NCAA Eyes Host Sites in States with Anti-Transgender Laws

NCAA Eyes Host Sites in States with Anti-Transgender Laws

NEWS | May 14

The NCAA announced 20 potential host sites for the early rounds of its postseason baseball tournament Friday, including three states that have passed laws requiring athletes to compete in interscholastic sports according to their sex at birth.

Eye Candy — Meet the Pit Crew from 'RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under'

Eye Candy — Meet the Pit Crew from 'RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 14

RuPaul always gives good eye candy with her choices for the Pit Crew on the numerous versions of "Drag Race" throughout the world. Such is the case with her latest edition, "RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under," which features hunks Max and Sean.

Anti-Trans Bills Are the Latest Version of Conservatives' Strategy to Rally Their Base

Anti-Trans Bills Are the Latest Version of Conservatives' Strategy to Rally Their Base

NEWS | May 14

A civil rights scholar claims that campaigns that mischaracterize LGBTQIA-supportive policies as harmful to young people are a staple strategy conservatives use to galvanize their base.

Model Cara Delevingne to Auction Off Vagina-Themed NFT For Charity

Model Cara Delevingne to Auction Off Vagina-Themed NFT For Charity

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | May 14

Cara Delevingne has announced a "one of a kind NFT" to raise money for COVID-19 relief, centered around her vagina.

Watch: John Benjamin Hickey Is As A Traveling Writer Who Falls For A Younger Man in 'Sublet'

Watch: John Benjamin Hickey Is As A Traveling Writer Who Falls For A Younger Man in 'Sublet'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 14

Directed by Israeli filmmaker Eytan Fox, "Sublet" is a queer story about transformation from tragedy.

Homing's In, Going Out May 14-23, 2021
San Francisco, CA

Homing's In, Going Out May 14-23, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | By Jim Provenzano | May 14

As more venues open up, you have more opportunities to enjoy art, music, nightlife and other events.

News

Wonky Heartthrob Steve Kornacki Joins NBC Sports, Heads for Game Show Gig

Wonky Heartthrob Steve Kornacki Joins NBC Sports, Heads for Game Show Gig

NEWS | May 14

Steve Kornacki, the openly gay data expert and "map daddy" America fell in love with during last year's election, is set to make his NBC Sports appearances a regular thing and has a game show in development.

Entertainment

Review: Ambitious, Memorable 'The Underground Railroad' Haunts

Review: Ambitious, Memorable 'The Underground Railroad' Haunts

ENTERTAINMENT | By Greg Vellante | May 14

Barry Jenkins' sprawling, lyrical, beautiful, and haunting 10-episode limited series is both a highlight in his oeuvre and an important work of American filmmaking. It's something you won't soon forget.

Finance

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 13

Lemonade has turned wishful thinking into a reality with a technology-driven business model that makes acquiring various insurance types as easy as a few clicks, as well as a robust social action plan.

Cars

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

CARS | May 13

The U.S. government's auto safety agency is investigating multiple complaints about steering failures that could affect more than 1.1 million Honda Accord sedans.

Style

YouTube Star Lele Pons' New Pride Eyewear Line to Benefit Trevor Project

YouTube Star Lele Pons' New Pride Eyewear Line to Benefit Trevor Project

STYLE | By Kilian Melloy | May 14

YouTube star and multi-platinum recording artist Lele Pons has teamed up with EyeBuyDirect to create a line of Pride-themed eyewear that supports two good causes: A fresh, proud look, and the Trevor Project.

Health/Fitness

Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness Month

Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness Month

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 13

Research reveals that "three-fourths of LGBT people (74%) say worry and stress from the pandemic has had a negative impact on their mental health." Research shows that CBD can help manage stress and anxiety.

Travel

Germany Eases Travel Rules for Vaccinates as Vacations Loom

Germany Eases Travel Rules for Vaccinates as Vacations Loom

TRAVEL | By Frank Jordans | May 13

The German government has agreed to let travelers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or recovered from infection avoid testing and quarantine when entering the country, unless they come from areas where variants of concern are prevalent.

Nightlife

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

NIGHTLIFE | May 13

Their break-up may not have gotten the headlines that J-Lo and Arod may have gotten recently, but gay Manhattan was abuzz this week about the break-up of LGBTQ influencer Jack Mackenroth and adult star Dolf Dietrich that went very public this past weekend