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Juanita MORE!'s Charity Event Gets Groovy
San Francisco, CA

Juanita MORE!'s Charity Event Gets Groovy

BARTAB | By Jim Provenzano | Sep 20
What? You missed San Francisco drag icon and DJ Juanita MORE! and her lip-synch DJ event fundraiser? Never fear. It's still here, online, of course.

Trump to Make Court Pick by Saturday, Ginsburg Services Set

Trump to Make Court Pick by Saturday, Ginsburg Services Set

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro and Alexandra Jaffe | Sep 21
President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Friday or Saturday, after funeral services for Ruth Bader Ginsburg and just days before the first presidential election debate.

Did Noah Purvis's X-Past Get Him Booted from 'Love Island'?

Did Noah Purvis's X-Past Get Him Booted from 'Love Island'?

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
On CBS's sexy reality dating show "Love Island" (airing nightly through the end of the month), Noah Purvis joined the cast last week along with two other male contestants. Now he's apparently gone from the show without any explanation from the network.

Watch: Meet Aussie Tik-Tok Sensation Ricky Rosen

Watch: Meet Aussie Tik-Tok Sensation Ricky Rosen

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
In a few months medical student Ricky Rosen has amassed some 330,000 followers on TikTok. Check out why.

Watch: Ellen Addresses Toxic Workplace Controversy in Lengthy Opening Monologue on Talkshow

Watch: Ellen Addresses Toxic Workplace Controversy in Lengthy Opening Monologue on Talkshow

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
Ellen DeGeneres' Emmy-winning daytime talk show returned for its 18th Season Monday morning and the host took time to address reports of workplace toxicity that have tarnished her otherwise squeaky clean reputation.

Questions Surround Trump's Likely SCOTUS Pick on LGBTQ Issues

Questions Surround Trump's Likely SCOTUS Pick on LGBTQ Issues

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21
Uncertainty surrounds the views about LGBTQ issues held by possible Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a 2017 Trump appointee to the federal bench.

Sarah Paulson Opens Up About Colorful, Complex 'Ratched'

Sarah Paulson Opens Up About Colorful, Complex 'Ratched'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21
"Ratched" star and frequent Ryan Murphy collaborator Sarah Paulson opened up about her starring role as the iconic "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" nurse.

'SNL' Adds First Black Out Lesbian Cast Member for New Season

'SNL' Adds First Black Out Lesbian Cast Member for New Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21
"Saturday Night Live" is heading into its 46th season, but is still pushing the envelope - in part, by adding its first out Black lesbian to the show's ensemble.

Twitter Reacts to 'Smash' Star Katharine McPhee Being a Registered Republican

Twitter Reacts to 'Smash' Star Katharine McPhee Being a Registered Republican

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
Over the weekend, Twitter discovered that "Smash" star Katharine McPhee is a registered Republican who is actively donating to the GOP.

Anderson Cooper Gushes Over Son in New Instagram Post

Anderson Cooper Gushes Over Son in New Instagram Post

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
Anderson Cooper took to Instagram over the weekend to gush over his son Wyatt, who will soon turn 5-months old.

'Queer to Stay' Announces Funding Recipients to Support LGBTQ Businesses

'Queer to Stay' Announces Funding Recipients to Support LGBTQ Businesses

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 21
This week, the Human Rights Campaign and Showtime announced the recipients of its "Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative," which, among other recipients, includes Denver-based Blush & Blu.


News

2020 Watch: Is this Suddenly a New Election?

2020 Watch: Is this Suddenly a New Election?

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Sep 21
Six weeks before Election Day, the fight to replace Ginsburg is set to dominate headlines, with the prospect of reshuffling voters' priorities and campaign strategies, especially for President Donald Trump.


Entertainment

Frameline Features, Part II: Queer Cinema's Maturity, Complexity
San Francisco, CA

Frameline Features, Part II: Queer Cinema's Maturity, Complexity

MOVIES | By Brian Bromberger | Sep 15
Having watched Frameline44's new roster of narrative features, what becomes increasingly evident is that queer cinema is maturing by bravely dealing with often taboo topics in inventive ways, creating thoughtful, even provocative movie-going experiences.

Review: 'Magic Of Disney's Animal Kingdom' Captures the Majesty of the Wild

Review: 'Magic Of Disney's Animal Kingdom' Captures the Majesty of the Wild

TELEVISION | By JC Alvarez | Sep 21
Take a look at the real-life magic that goes into the protection of one of the world's greatest resources in this Disney+ docuseries — your ticket to a grand safari without limitations.


Business

Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas Reopen as Strip's First Smoke-Free Resort

Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas Reopen as Strip's First Smoke-Free Resort

CORPORATE | Sep 20
It took a pandemic with high incidence of respiratory symptoms to nudge Las Vegas toward a smoke-free environment, but Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas are hopefully setting a trend that other casinos and resorts will soon follow.


Technology

Trump Backs Proposed Tiktok Deal with Oracle, Walmart

Trump Backs Proposed Tiktok Deal with Oracle, Walmart

INTERNATIONAL | By Stan Choe | Sep 20
President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his "blessing" to a proposed deal between Oracle and Walmart for the U.S. operations of TikTok, the Chinese-owned app he's targeted for national security and data privacy concerns.


Cars

Edmunds Compares New Kia K5 Against Honda Accord

Edmunds Compares New Kia K5 Against Honda Accord

AUTO NEWS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 19
Edmunds' experts performed a full evaluation of the Kia K5 to answer the question: Is it better than the Honda Accord?


Style

Pumpkin Spice, Oh So Nice! 9 Must-Try Seasonal Treats

Pumpkin Spice, Oh So Nice! 9 Must-Try Seasonal Treats

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 21
It's that time of year where pumpkin spice flavors appear in everything from coffee and doughnuts to candy confections. Here are nine ways to get your pumpkin spice fix this fall.


Health/Fitness

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

INTERNATIONAL | By Frank Jordans | Sep 21
Political pressure grew Monday in Europe for governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown that would hit the continent's struggling economies.


Nightlife

Lone Star Saloon Offers '500 Club' Membership Fundraiser
San Francisco, CA

Lone Star Saloon Offers '500 Club' Membership Fundraiser

BARS | By Jim Provenzano | Sep 20
As we endure the pandemic, many local businesses have not been able to re-open. Some are innovating with unusual ways to find support. For the popular South of Market bear bar, it's a new membership club, which includes a handmade gift and other perks.

11 Men in a Tub? Adult Filmmaker Flaunts British Regulations with New Shoot

11 Men in a Tub? Adult Filmmaker Flaunts British Regulations with New Shoot

MOVIES | Sep 20
Adult Filmmeister Michael Lucas took his latest shoot on the road — to Nottingham, England to be precise, and appears to have flaunted Britain's COVID-19 guidelines.