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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

BARTAB | By Jim Provenzano | Dec 5
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.

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7
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

NEWS | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Dec 7
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.

Twitter Reacts to Straight, Cis Queen Maddy Morphosis Cast on 'Drag Race' Season 14

Twitter Reacts to Straight, Cis Queen Maddy Morphosis Cast on 'Drag Race' Season 14

Twitter weighs in on "RuPaul's Drag Race" casting Maddy Morphosis, a straight and cis queen, on the upcoming 14th season.

Watch: What Was with Kieran Culkin's 'Dick Pic' on 'Succession?'

Watch: What Was with Kieran Culkin's 'Dick Pic' on 'Succession?'

On the latest episode of "Succession," Roman Roy's triumphant moment was undermined when he mistakenly sent a naughty pic to his father.

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

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

NEWS | By Finbarr Toesland | Dec 7
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

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7
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.

Colton Haynes Details Hollywood's Humiliations, Lingering Anti-LGBTQ+ Bias

Colton Haynes Details Hollywood's Humiliations, Lingering Anti-LGBTQ+ Bias

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7
Out actor Colton Haynes details naked role playing, referrals to rentboy.com, being coached not to seem gay, and other humiliations, in a new essay about his early days in Hollywood.

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

NEWS | Dec 7
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

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sara Burnett and Charles Rex Arbogast | Dec 7
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

NEWS | By David Pitt | Dec 7
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.


Entertainment

Rizo's Holiday Extravaganza
San Francisco, CA

Rizo's Holiday Extravaganza

MUSIC | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Dec 5
The fabulous Rizo will bring her unique style of performing to a holiday themed show on the stage of the Great Star Theater in Chinatown on December 10 and 11.

Review: Spielberg's 'West Side Story' a Rousing Revival

Review: Spielberg's 'West Side Story' a Rousing Revival

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Dec 7
Spielberg, Tony Kushner, and Steven Sondheim have deepened and clarified one of the 20th century's most iconic musicals, and made a better movie than the 1961 original... but has it lost some of its punch?


Business

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

SPORTS | By Eddie Pells | Dec 4
Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white.


Finance

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

HOME | By Ken Sweet | Dec 2
As Americans shop for the holidays, they will likely see a swarm of offers to get their gifts now but pay for them later in fixed monthly installments.


Cars

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Dec 5
The new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors and serves as an intriguing alternative to a well-known off-roading icon: The Jeep Wrangler.


Health/Fitness

How Can I Protect Myself From New Omicron Variant?

How Can I Protect Myself From New Omicron Variant?

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Dec 7
Best protection from the new omicron variant? Get vaccinated if you haven't yet, get a booster if you're eligible and step up other precautions you may have relaxed.


Nightlife

Going Out, Homing's in Dec. 3-10, 2021
San Francisco, CA

Going Out, Homing's in Dec. 3-10, 2021

ARTS EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Dec 2
Holiday events and ongoing arts and nightlife shows will warm your spirits like a hot toddy for the soul.

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 5
Sidetrack the Video Bar hosted their 10th Santa Speedo Run to benefit Center on Halsted, the LGBTQ+ community center. Registration began at noon and after a singalong of "Jingle Balls" participants ran a mile through Lakeview East.