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B.A.R. Talks: Eighth Panel Shares Stories of LGBT Nightlife
San Francisco, CA

B.A.R. Talks: Eighth Panel Shares Stories of LGBT Nightlife

LOCAL | By Jim Provenzano | Dec 5, 2021

Join an online chat about the historic connection between the B.A.R. and its 50 years of writing about Bay Area LGBT bars; with Sharon McNight, DJ Page Hodel, author Mark Abramson, scholar Michael Flanagan, and assistant news editor John Ferranini.

Long Island Man Arrested for Threatening Violence Against LGBTQ Community

Long Island Man Arrested for Threatening Violence Against LGBTQ Community

CRIME | Dec 7, 2021

A Long Island, New York man was arrested for allegedly mailing letters threatening members of the LGBTQ community.

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7, 2021

Here's looking at you, allyship: In response to anti-LGBTQ+ remarks by North Carolina's Lt. Governor, a brewery there has launched a new beer. Cheers!

If Roe Falls, Some Fear Ripple Effect on Civil Rights Cases

If Roe Falls, Some Fear Ripple Effect on Civil Rights Cases

NATIONAL | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Dec 7, 2021

If the Supreme Court decides to overturn or gut the decision that legalized abortion, some fear that it could undermine other precedent-setting cases, including civil rights and LGBTQ protections.

'Big Tobacco' Companies Leave Legacy of High LGBTQ Smoking Rates

'Big Tobacco' Companies Leave Legacy of High LGBTQ Smoking Rates

NATIONAL | By Finbarr Toesland | Dec 7, 2021

The LGBTQ+ community has one of the highest smoking rates among disparity populations. Decades of target marketing by 'Big Tobacco' companies is a major contributing factor.

Long Island Man, 74, Arrested for Threats to Bomb, Shoot NYC Pride

Long Island Man, 74, Arrested for Threats to Bomb, Shoot NYC Pride

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7, 2021

A 74-year-old Long Island man was arrested after allegedly sending threats to bomb and shoot LGBTQ+ events, organizations, and people over an eight-year period, including last summer's NYC Pride March.

Out Wrestler Anthony Bowens Stands Up to Anti-LGBTQ+ Protesters by Kissing Boyfriend

Out Wrestler Anthony Bowens Stands Up to Anti-LGBTQ+ Protesters by Kissing Boyfriend

SPORTS | Dec 7, 2021

Out wrestler Anthony Bowens shared a photo where he's seen kissing his boyfriend in front of anti-LGBTQ+ protesters.

In and Outside Court, Smollett Fights for Reputation, Career

In and Outside Court, Smollett Fights for Reputation, Career

NATIONAL | By Sara Burnett and Charles Rex Arbogast | Dec 7, 2021

Outside the courtroom where actor Jussie Smollett is fighting charges accusing him of lying to Chicago police about being the victim of an anti-gay, racist attack, his publicist has introduced a roster of supporters to the assembled TV cameras.

Iowa to Pay $1.9M to Settle Religious, Speech Rights Cases

Iowa to Pay $1.9M to Settle Religious, Speech Rights Cases

NATIONAL | By David Pitt | Dec 7, 2021

A state panel agreed Monday to spend nearly $2 million to settle two federal lawsuits brought against the University of Iowa in 2017 after a religious group denied a gay student a leadership role.

'Yassify,' 'Omicron' Among 2021's Most Mispronounced Words

'Yassify,' 'Omicron' Among 2021's Most Mispronounced Words

NATIONAL | By William J. Kole | Dec 7, 2021

The list released Tuesday identifies the words that proved most challenging for newsreaders and people on television to pronounce this year.

Fired CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo Steps Away from SiriusXM Show

Fired CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo Steps Away from SiriusXM Show

NATIONAL | Dec 7, 2021

Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said he's dropping his SiriusXM radio show, a decision that followed a sexual harassment allegation.

EU Queer Rep Ruffles Conservatives with Controversial Virgin Mary IG

EU Queer Rep Ruffles Conservatives with Controversial Virgin Mary IG

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 6, 2021

Last Wednesday in conjunction with World AIDS Day, German queer activist Riccardo Simonetti posted an IG of himself on the cover of Siegessäule Magazin that will likely provoke controversy. He is the European Union's LGBTQ+ goodwill ambassador.

Jussie Smollett Trial to Resume with Defense Possibly Calling Him

Jussie Smollett Trial to Resume with Defense Possibly Calling Him

NATIONAL | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 6, 2021

After two brothers told a jury how Jussie Smollett paid them to carry out a fake racist and anti-gay attack on himself in downtown Chicago, the big question when the actor's trial resumes Monday will be whether he will tell his side of the story.

Forbes Announces 2022's '30 Under 30' — Including LGBTQ+ Icons

Forbes Announces 2022's '30 Under 30' — Including LGBTQ+ Icons

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6, 2021

Forbes included an array of LGBTQ+ entertainers, sports figures, and others in 2022's "30 Under 30" list. Among them: Out NFL player Carl Nassib and "Dancing with the Stars" sensation JoJo Siwa.

Watch: Formula 1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Critiques Saudi Arabia's Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

Watch: Formula 1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Critiques Saudi Arabia's Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6, 2021

Seven-time world champ Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton slammed Saudi Arabia's "terrifying" anti-LGBTQ+ laws, and said he would not be racing there this weekend by choice.

Dictionary.com Anoints Allyship Word of the Year for 2021

Dictionary.com Anoints Allyship Word of the Year for 2021

NATIONAL | By Leanne Italie | Dec 6, 2021

Allyship, an old noun made new again, is Dictionary.com's word of the year.

Justin Bieber Performs at Saudi F1 Race after Boycott Calls

Justin Bieber Performs at Saudi F1 Race after Boycott Calls

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 6, 2021

Justin Bieber performed to a packed crowd in the Red Sea city of Jiddah in Saudi Arabia despite human rights campaigners and activists called on Bieber to cancel his performance to protest the kingdom's arrests and crackdown of critics.

Turning Outrage into Power: How Far Right is Changing GOP

Turning Outrage into Power: How Far Right is Changing GOP

POLITICS | By Brian Slodysko | Dec 6, 2021

The path to power for Republicans in Congress is now rooted in the capacity to generate outrage.

Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B Wrap Up Over The Top Miami Art Week

Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B Wrap Up Over The Top Miami Art Week

NATIONAL | By Kelli Kennedy | Dec 5, 2021

The over-the-top parties and star-studded shows surrounding Miami's Art Basel wrapped up this weekend with performances by Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B and rocker Lenny Kravitz.

Kennedy Center Honors and its Traditions Are Back Once More

Kennedy Center Honors and its Traditions Are Back Once More

NATIONAL | By Ashraf Khali | Dec 5, 2021

The Kennedy Center Honors is returning to tradition this year.

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