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André Aciman Discusses Follow-Up Book to 'Call Me By Your Name' in New Interviews

André Aciman Discusses Follow-Up Book to 'Call Me By Your Name' in New Interviews

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Oct 21
André Aciman, author of "Call Me By Your Name," is writing a follow-up story to give "a sense of closure and finality" to the characters of Elio and Oliver. Check out some highlights from two new interviews with the author here.

Sydney to Host 2023 World Pride

Sydney to Host 2023 World Pride

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 21
Called by some the "gay Olympics," World Pride is one of the LGBTQ+ community's fastest growing event. In 2023, Sydney, Australia will play host in a huge victory for the community down under. Read more about the upcoming event here.

For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won't Come Cheap

For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won't Come Cheap

STYLE | By Sharon Jayson | Oct 21
Aging in place is a major financial commitment, one that may be at odds with retirees' plans to downsize their lives and budgets and squirrel away cash in anticipation of rising health care costs.

NY Man Sues Gay Porn Company for Selling His Personal Information

NY Man Sues Gay Porn Company for Selling His Personal Information

NEWS | Oct 21
A man from the Hudson Valley region of New York is suing a gay porn company for selling his private information.

N. Ireland Laws on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, Set to Change

N. Ireland Laws on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, Set to Change

NEWS | By Danica Kirka | Oct 21
Northern Ireland is set to decriminalize abortion and set the stage for legalization of same-sex marriages as of midnight Monday, bringing its laws in line with the rest of the U.K.

Watch: Miley Cyrus Faces Backlash for Telling Fans They 'Don't Have to be Gay' because There are 'Good Men Out There'

Watch: Miley Cyrus Faces Backlash for Telling Fans They 'Don't Have to be Gay' because There are 'Good Men Out There'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21
Miley Cyrus is being hit by a wave of backlash after she took to her Instagram Live Sunday and told fans that they "don't have to be gay" because "there are good men out there."

Watch: Chick-fil-A Opens First UK Restaurant - Announces Closure Nine Days Later

Watch: Chick-fil-A Opens First UK Restaurant - Announces Closure Nine Days Later

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 21
Don't expect to see British Prime Minister Boris Johnson drafting up "Save Chick-fil-A" legislation in the wake of the American fast-food company's retreat from the UK after being told to "Cluck off!"

PopUps: Chris Hemsworth Sets Internet on Fire with Steamy Workout Vid

PopUps: Chris Hemsworth Sets Internet on Fire with Steamy Workout Vid

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21
Chris Hemsworth's latest workout video is...a steamy one!

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Elly Yu, WAMU | Oct 21
Teens' use of e-cigarettes has doubled since 2017, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, with 1 in 4 high school seniors reporting use of a vape in the previous month.

Kellogg's Introduces New Cereal Team-Up to Fight Bullying

Kellogg's Introduces New Cereal Team-Up to Fight Bullying

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 21
What do you call a delicious combination of all different shapes, sizes, colors, and types? - Aside from pre-Trump America, that is? How about this: "All Together Now."


News

Buttigieg Removes Attorney from Fundraiser After Backlash

Buttigieg Removes Attorney from Fundraiser After Backlash

POLITICS | By Brian Slodysko and Errin Haines | Oct 21
Pete Buttigieg is returning campaign contributions from a former Chicago city attorney who led a vigorous effort to block the release of a video depicting the shooting of Laquan McDonald.


Entertainment

Caissie Levy: 'Frozen,' family and Feinstein's
San Francisco, CA

Caissie Levy: 'Frozen,' family and Feinstein's

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Jim Gladstone | Oct 16
In the depths of the New York winter, Caissie Levy will be defrosted. Bay Area audiences can preview the thaw as Levy brings a mix of backstage stories and folk-pop arrangements of theater songs to Feinstein's at the Nikko.

 Review :: A Night At Switch N' Play

Review :: A Night At Switch N' Play

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 21
The delightful "A Night at Switch n' Play" is probably the queerest film we have seen in a very long time.


Business

UK's Boris Johnson Tries Again for Vote on EU Divorce Deal

UK's Boris Johnson Tries Again for Vote on EU Divorce Deal

LEGAL | By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka | Oct 21
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempted for a second time to secure lawmakers' backing for his European Union divorce deal on Monday as Parliament geared up for a grueling week of political warfare over Brexit.


Technology

U.S. Takes Step to Require Asylum Seekers' DNA

U.S. Takes Step to Require Asylum Seekers' DNA

SCIENCE | By Colleen Long | Oct 21
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement.


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 17
On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.


Style

Clothing Company Gets Attention with Billboard of Hog-Tied Trump

Clothing Company Gets Attention with Billboard of Hog-Tied Trump

FASHION | By Arijeta Lajka | Oct 21
A clothing company has put up a billboard in New York City's Times Square that depicts President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman clad in its athletic wear.


Health/Fitness

J&J Recalls Baby Powder After Traces of Asbestos Found

J&J Recalls Baby Powder After Traces of Asbestos Found

HEALTH | By Linda A. Johnson | Oct 21
Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.


Nightlife

Marc Almond: SexCells pop night at the Castro Theatre
San Francisco, CA

Marc Almond: SexCells pop night at the Castro Theatre

NIGHTLIFE | By Jim Gladstone | Oct 16
The Castro Theatre will be hopping on October 26 with SexCells, featuring Marc Almond, TR/ST, Hercules & Love Affair (playing a DJ set) and other talents.

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

CELEBRITIES | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Frank Ocean's Blonded brand is set to host a queer club night called PrEP+, so named for the HIV prevention drugs, and to imagine what the 80s would have been like if PrEP had existed then.