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Palm Springs Pride 2020 To Celebrate Under the Theme  Exist. Resist. Persist.
San Francisco, CA

Palm Springs Pride 2020 To Celebrate Under the Theme Exist. Resist. Persist.

NEWS | Oct 21
Pride Week is November 6-8 in Palm Springs. The Palm Springs Pride organization is encouraging the community to come together in solidarity under the theme Exist. Resist. Persist.

Watch: Trump Posts Unedited '60 Minutes' Interview Before it Airs

Watch: Trump Posts Unedited '60 Minutes' Interview Before it Airs

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Oct 22
President Donald Trump posted his full, unedited interview with "60 Minutes" on Facebook before the show's scheduled Sunday broadcast.

Biden's Big Health Agenda Won't Be Easy to Achieve

Biden's Big Health Agenda Won't Be Easy to Achieve

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Rovner | Oct 22
If Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, health is likely to play a high-profile role in his agenda. Just probably not in the way he or anyone else might have predicted.

Stars to Honor Students at GLSEN's Reimagined 30th Awards

Stars to Honor Students at GLSEN's Reimagined 30th Awards

NEWS | Oct 22
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network will honor six students through celebrity-directed stories at its 30th annual reimagined ceremony.

PopUps: Jared Leto Shares Sexy Selfie...for an Important Reminder

PopUps: Jared Leto Shares Sexy Selfie...for an Important Reminder

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 22
Jared Leto is yet again showing off his bod but this time, it serves as an important reminder for his fans.

Students, Alumni of Mass. Catholic College Decry Anti-LGBTQ Message

Students, Alumni of Mass. Catholic College Decry Anti-LGBTQ Message

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Students and alumni of Assumption University, a Catholic school in Worcester, Massachusetts, decried a message sent out to students that attacked marriage equality and non-cisgender gender identities.

Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen Trolls Conservative Event... and Leaves Them Fuming

Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen Trolls Conservative Event... and Leaves Them Fuming

NEWS | Oct 22
Sacha Baron Cohen trolled a group of conservatives Saturday, leaving them fuming for being played.

Cyndi Lauper Slams Gay Trump Supporter's Cover Version of 'True Colors'

Cyndi Lauper Slams Gay Trump Supporter's Cover Version of 'True Colors'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 22
Pop star Cyndi Lauper has spoken out against openly gay Trump Supporter Brandon Straka for creating his own version of her LGBTQ anthem "True Colors."

Watch: Broadway's Best Sing "Help is on the Way"

Watch: Broadway's Best Sing "Help is on the Way"

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 22
Songwriter David Friedman gathered some of Broadway's best including Norm Lewis, Karen Mason, Hailey Kilgore, Kerry Butler, Hugh Panero and more to kick off Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' fiscal year.

Plot Thickens Over Origins of Pope's Civil Union Endorsement

Plot Thickens Over Origins of Pope's Civil Union Endorsement

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 22
Question swirled Thursday about the origins of Pope Francis' bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions, with all evidence suggesting he made them in a 2019 interview that was never broadcast in its entirety.

Susan Sarandon Spills the Tea on Cher Stealing Her 'Witches of Eastwick' Role

Susan Sarandon Spills the Tea on Cher Stealing Her 'Witches of Eastwick' Role

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Susan Sarandon told screenwriter Michael Cristofer that her "Witches of Eastwick" co-star Cher took the role Sarandon had already been cast to play - and she cited a "liaison" between Cher and producer Jon Peters.


News

In Illinois, State-Mandated LGBTQ History for Students Becomes a Reality

In Illinois, State-Mandated LGBTQ History for Students Becomes a Reality

FAMILY | By Dan Allen | Oct 22
LGBTQ History Month is having a much broader impact in Illinois this year, thanks to a new law that mandates the teaching of LGBTQ heritage in public schools across the state.


Entertainment

A Boo-quet of Scary Movies: Screen Savor's Take on 'Spiral,' 'Rent-A-Pal,' 'Followed' and the Dragula Crew
San Francisco, CA

A Boo-quet of Scary Movies: Screen Savor's Take on 'Spiral,' 'Rent-A-Pal,' 'Followed' and the Dragula Crew

ARTS EVENTS | By Gregg Shapiro | Oct 20
Three new horror films borrow known tropes with varying results. In "Spiral," a gay protagonist couple faces off with some creepy neighbors; also, "Rent-A-Pal," "Followed," and The Boulet Brothers' "Dragula: Resurrection" are reviewed.

Review: 'Roald Dahl's The Witches' Brings a Little Magic

Review: 'Roald Dahl's The Witches' Brings a Little Magic

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Oct 22
There are many scary witches in HBO Max's presentation of the reimagined story from Roald Dahl, a visual feast of a film that's both family-friendly and just spooky enough for those afraid of the dark.


Finance

Judge Slams DeVos for Rejecting 94% of Loan Relief Claims

Judge Slams DeVos for Rejecting 94% of Loan Relief Claims

NATIONAL | By Collin Binkley | Oct 21
Months after vowing to process a backlog of 160,000 requests for loan forgiveness from students who say they were defrauded by their schools, the U.S. Education Department has rejected 94% of claims it has reviewed.


Cars

Tesla Posts Net Profit for Fifth Straight Quarter

Tesla Posts Net Profit for Fifth Straight Quarter

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 22
The electric car and solar panel maker said Wednesday that it made $331 million, or 27 cents per share, for its fifth-straight profitable quarter.


Style

Step Out With Style: Top 5 Men's Shoes for Fall

Step Out With Style: Top 5 Men's Shoes for Fall

FASHION | Oct 22
Celebrity menswear stylist Ashley Weston offers her top picks for fall, ensuring that wherever you're headed (or not), you'll be stepping out in style.


Health/Fitness

The Impacts of Unconscious Bias in Health Care

The Impacts of Unconscious Bias in Health Care

HEALTH | By April Dembosky, KQED | Oct 22
"As women of color, you get questioned a lot about your emotions and the truth of your physical state. You get called an exaggerator a lot throughout the course of your life," says Karla Monterroso.


Travel

Watch: Todrick Hall's LA Virtual Tour

Watch: Todrick Hall's LA Virtual Tour

CELEBRITIES | Oct 21
To honor LGBTQ History Month, Todrick Hall has partnered with Orbitz to share some of his favorite queer locales throughout Los Angeles.


Nightlife

Homing's In Oct. 15-24
San Francisco, CA

Homing's In Oct. 15-24

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Oct 16
Mid-October, fall is ripe for surprises and scares. But you can still enjoy arts, nightlife and community events online, with several bars, museums and venues cautiously re-opening, too.

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

CRIME | Oct 21
Sex workers have been saying they face significant violence from police and clients for decades and it is time that we all listen to these voices when determining how to improve safety for sex workers," says an ACLU representative.