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Watch: Woke CIA Recruitment Campaign Features One 'Stunned' Employee

Watch: Woke CIA Recruitment Campaign Features One 'Stunned' Employee

NEWS | May 13
A federal agency with a shady past and shadowy image, has gotten woke with a series of recruitment ads that have been met with criticism and ridicule. The ads are part of the Central Intelligence Agency's ongoing "woke" recruitment campaign.

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

ENTERTAINMENT | May 13
Their break-up may not have gotten the headlines that J-Lo and Arod may have gotten recently, but gay Manhattan was abuzz this week about the break-up of LGBTQ influencer Jack Mackenroth and adult star Dolf Dietrich that went very public this past weekend

See Zachary Quinto, Billy Porter Voice Adorably Animated Husbands in Disney+'s New 'The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder'

See Zachary Quinto, Billy Porter Voice Adorably Animated Husbands in Disney+'s New 'The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 13
For Disney+'s new animated series "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder," the two actors will voice a gay adoptive couple and their character animations could not be more perfect.

Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness Month

Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness Month

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | May 13
Research reveals that "three-fourths of LGBT people (74%) say worry and stress from the pandemic has had a negative impact on their mental health." Research shows that CBD can help manage stress and anxiety.

Adult Performer Alex Riley Has Passed Away at 22

Adult Performer Alex Riley Has Passed Away at 22

NEWS | May 13
Adult performer Alex Riley has died. The 22-year-old passed away on Sunday, his longtime boyfriend and fellow performer Jacob Hansen tweeted Thursday.

The Best (and Worst) Sex Positions if You Have Back Pain

The Best (and Worst) Sex Positions if You Have Back Pain

If you're a millennial or Gen Z, you may be laughing now, but it's no joke if you find yourself wincing in pain every time you hop in the sack.

Watch: Ellen DeGeneres Says Reports on Toxic Workplace Were 'Too Coordinated'

Watch: Ellen DeGeneres Says Reports on Toxic Workplace Were 'Too Coordinated'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 13
Ellen DeGeneres told the world that she is quitting her daily talk show next year because she is looking to do something different. It had nothing to do with the charges of a toxic workplace environment that her management style contributed to, she said.

2021 Sets Record for Anti-LGBTQ Laws

2021 Sets Record for Anti-LGBTQ Laws

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 13
Equality advocates have taken note of the record-shattering number of anti-LGBTQ laws that have already been passed this year — and the situation is poised to worsen.

London Aquarium Reports They Have TWO Same-Sex Penguin Couples

London Aquarium Reports They Have TWO Same-Sex Penguin Couples

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 13
A London aquarium counts not one, but two same-sex penguin couples, as the new mating season gets underway — and both couples are all-female.

Watch: James Charles Resurfaces on Twitter with 'Blackmail' Claims

Watch: James Charles Resurfaces on Twitter with 'Blackmail' Claims

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 13
YouTube celebrity and beauty influencer James Charles has resurfaced on social media, claiming in a video posted to Twitter that he feels he is being "blackmailed" by a former employee who is suing him.


Technology

Scientists Race to Study Variants in India as Cases Explode

Scientists Race to Study Variants in India as Cases Explode

INTERNATIONAL | By Aniruddha Ghosal, Krutika Pathi | May 12
Sc A potentially worrisome variant of the coronavirus detected in India may spread more easily. But the country is behind in doing the kind of testing needed to track it and understand it better.


Finance

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

HOME | By Matthew Wexler | May 13
Lemonade has turned wishful thinking into a reality with a technology-driven business model that makes acquiring various insurance types as easy as a few clicks, as well as a robust social action plan.


Cars

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

AUTO NEWS | May 13
The U.S. government's auto safety agency is investigating multiple complaints about steering failures that could affect more than 1.1 million Honda Accord sedans.


Style

Upcoming 'Halston' Called an 'Inaccurate, Fictionalized Account' by His Family and Archives

Upcoming 'Halston' Called an 'Inaccurate, Fictionalized Account' by His Family and Archives

CELEBRITIES | May 12
The upcoming Ryan Murphy-produced, Netflix series "Halston" has had considerable buzz lately, but don't look for the designer's family and archivists to show much love for the show. They have stepped forward to call the series "inaccurate."


Health/Fitness

Two Classes of Trans Kids  Are Emerging with Puberty Blockers as the Defining Factor

Two Classes of Trans Kids Are Emerging with Puberty Blockers as the Defining Factor

HEALTH | May 12
Unequal access to gender-affirming health care, which occurs across state lines and socioeconomic divides, could cause two "classes" of transgender people in the United States to emerge.


Travel

Germany Eases Travel Rules for Vaccinates as Vacations Loom

Germany Eases Travel Rules for Vaccinates as Vacations Loom

By Frank Jordans | May 13
The German government has agreed to let travelers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or recovered from infection avoid testing and quarantine when entering the country, unless they come from areas where variants of concern are prevalent.