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'Drag Race' Star Kornbread Posts about Cancer Diagnosis

'Drag Race' Star Kornbread Posts about Cancer Diagnosis

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 27

"Drag Race" star Kornbread announced on social media that she is suffering from cancer of the small intestine, but assured her fans that the condition is "absolutely curable".

Dustin Lance Black Reveals 'Serious Head Injury,' Long Road to Recovery

Dustin Lance Black Reveals 'Serious Head Injury,' Long Road to Recovery

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 27

Oscar-winning gay screenwriter Dustin Lance Black revealed in an Instagram post that he suffered "a serious head injury" last month, and said he's facing a long road to recovery.

Gay Twitter Reacts to Taylor Hale's Historic 'Big Brother' Win

Gay Twitter Reacts to Taylor Hale's Historic 'Big Brother' Win

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 27

Gay Twitter was beyond excited for Taylor Hale and her historic win when she was crowned the winner of "Big Brother" Season 24 Sunday night.

Alaska Thunderf@#k 5000 Goes Filthy Red for New Album & Tour

Alaska [email protected]#k 5000 Goes Filthy Red for New Album & Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Sep 27

Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 just released a new album, "Red 4 Filth" & opened "DRAG: The Musical" in LA. That & an upcoming tour gave the "RPDR" winner much to talk about.

LGBTQ+-Friendly Church OK with Getting Southern Baptist Boot

LGBTQ+-Friendly Church OK with Getting Southern Baptist Boot

NEWS | By Peter Smith | Sep 27

The College Park church found itself in the news last week when the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee voted to remove it from its rolls because of its "open affirmation, approval and endorsement of homosexual behavior."

Recreating Marilyn Monroe's Iconic Outfits in 'Blonde'

Recreating Marilyn Monroe's Iconic Outfits in 'Blonde'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 27

Marilyn Monroe's on-screen costumes are almost as iconic as her. Think of the hot pink strapless gown she wore to sing "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend." Or the white halter cocktail dress that billowed up over a subway grate in "The Seven Year Itch."

Out Comic Judy Gold Shades Lindsey Graham over his Sexuality

Out Comic Judy Gold Shades Lindsey Graham over his Sexuality

NEWS | Sep 27

Lindsey Graham was again shaded by a female comic this week over speculation of his sexuality, this time by out comic Judy Gold.

Transgender Deputy Suing Georgia County Goes to Trial
San Francisco, CA

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.

Honoring Jewlia Eisenberg at the CJM
San Francisco, CA

Honoring Jewlia Eisenberg at the CJM

ENTERTAINMENT | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 26

The Contemporary Jewish Museum will pay homage to the life and legacy of singer, songwriter, musician, and activist Jewlia Eisenberg with a two-part event titled "Fierce as Death: Queer as the Song of Songs."

Suzanne Vega: New Album, New Tour
San Francisco, CA

Suzanne Vega: New Album, New Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | By Laura Moreno | Sep 25

Having matured musically since her hit single "Luka" in 1987, Suzanne Vega's new album, "An Evening of New York Songs & Stories," includes re-recorded old songs as well as new ones.

News

Cuba Approves Same-Sex Marriage in Unusual Referendum

Cuba Approves Same-Sex Marriage in Unusual Referendum

NEWS | By Cristiana Mesquita | Sep 27

Cubans have approved a sweeping "family law" code that would allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt as well as redefining rights for children and grandparents, officials said Monday.

Business

Starbucks Says It Wants Union Bargaining to Begin

Starbucks Says It Wants Union Bargaining to Begin

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 27

Starbucks said Monday that it wants to start contract negotiations next month at hundreds of U.S. stores that have voted to unionize.

Technology

UK: TikTok May Face Big Fine over Children's Data Protection

UK: TikTok May Face Big Fine over Children's Data Protection

TECHNOLOGY | Sep 27

TikTok could face a 27 million-pound ($29 million) fine in the U.K. over a possible breach of U.K. data protection law by failing to protect children's privacy when they are using the video-sharing platform.

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

GM spending $760M to Convert Toledo Factory to Make EV Parts

GM spending $760M to Convert Toledo Factory to Make EV Parts

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Sep 26

General Motors says it will spend $760 million to renovate its transmission factory in Toledo, Ohio, so it can build drive lines for electric vehicles.

Style

The Best Costume Ideas for Halloween 2022 (Part 1)

The Best Costume Ideas for Halloween 2022 (Part 1)

STYLE | By Max Tabiaat | Sep 26

With Halloween right around the corner, it's time to get your creativity flowing and plan who you'll be dressing up as. With nods to timeless classics, characters from popular shows, and some real-world icons, we'll have you looking fabulous this year.

Health/Fitness

Teen Interest in Long-Lasting Birth Control Soars after Roe

Teen Interest in Long-Lasting Birth Control Soars after Roe

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Heather Hollingsworth | Sep 27

Experts say the U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling appears to be accelerating a trend of increased birth control use among teens, including long-acting reversible forms like implants.

Travel

White House: New Rule will Show 'True Cost' of Plane Tickets

White House: New Rule will Show 'True Cost' of Plane Tickets

TRAVEL | By Seung Min Kim and David Koenig | Sep 27

President Joe Biden announced a new initiative Monday that would eventually allow consumers to see a more complete price on airline tickets — including baggage and change fees — before they buy.

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.