Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

Out Actor Keiynan Lonsdale, Sarah Hyland and Dylan Sprouse to Star in LGBTQ Rom-Com 'My Fake Boyfriend'

Out Actor Keiynan Lonsdale, Sarah Hyland and Dylan Sprouse to Star in LGBTQ Rom-Com 'My Fake Boyfriend'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 30
Keiyan Lonsdale of "The Flash," Sarah Hyland of "Modern Family," and Dylan Sprouse of the recent film, "After We Collided" will all have lead roles in the comedy.

Study: Vaccinated People Can Carry as Much Virus as Others

Study: Vaccinated People Can Carry as Much Virus as Others

NEWS | Jul 30
Scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.

Broadway to Require Vaccinations, Masks for Audience Members

Broadway to Require Vaccinations, Masks for Audience Members

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 30
Broadway theatergoers will need to prove they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 and masks will be required when theaters reopen in the coming weeks, producers announced Friday.

Judge Allows Jussie Smollett's Lawyer to Stay on the Case

Judge Allows Jussie Smollett's Lawyer to Stay on the Case

NEWS | Jul 30
A judge on Friday said he would not kick one of Jussie Smollett's attorneys off the case even though he believes the attorney spoke to two men the actor allegedly hired to help him carry out a staged attack.

Sober Queer Spaces Gaining Ground

Sober Queer Spaces Gaining Ground

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 30
Creating a rainbow oasis of diversity and inclusion was, for decades, the role of the gay and lesbian bar. But what about those in recovery, or who just aren't attracted to the bar scene? Alternatives do exist.

Watch: Champion Figure Skater Nathan Chen Apologizes for 'Straight Male' in a 'Homosexual Dominated' Sport Comments

Watch: Champion Figure Skater Nathan Chen Apologizes for 'Straight Male' in a 'Homosexual Dominated' Sport Comments

NEWS | Jul 30
American champion figure skater Nathan Chen apologized this week for homophobic comments he made on a podcast, Outsports reports.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Star Bianca Bianca Del Rio Confirms a Season 6 was Almost a Tie

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Star Bianca Bianca Del Rio Confirms a Season 6 was Almost a Tie

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 30
While speaking about the "Drag Race" process of filiming multiple endings to conceal the winner, Rio confirmed on Joseph Sheperd's podcast that an ending resulting in a tie was filmed.

Rapinoe Converts and US Gets Past Netherlands On Penalties

Rapinoe Converts and US Gets Past Netherlands On Penalties

NEWS | Jul 30
When Megan Rapinoe stepped up to take her penalty, she was just trying to stay as calm as possible in the moment.

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

NEWS | Jul 30
Provincetown is being called the canary down the coal mine in understanding how virulent the Covid Delta variant has become.

Priest 'Outing' Shines Light on Power and Partisanship of Catholic Media

Priest 'Outing' Shines Light on Power and Partisanship of Catholic Media

NEWS | Jul 30
When Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill was accused of using Grindr, the allegation didn't come from mainstream media, but rather a small Catholic media project called The Pillar.


News

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 30
The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.


Business

German Federal Court Sides with Lindt in Gold Bunny Battle

German Federal Court Sides with Lindt in Gold Bunny Battle

Jul 30
A German federal court ruled Thursday that the golden shade of the foil wrap on Lindt & Spruengli's Gold Bunny, a popular chocolate Easter bunny, enjoys protected status.


Technology

Russia Fines Google for Violating Data Storage Law

Russia Fines Google for Violating Data Storage Law

PERSONAL TECH | By Daria Litvinova | Jul 30
A Moscow court ordered Google to pay a fine for refusing to store the personal data of Russian users on servers in Russia — part of a longstanding government effort to clamp down on online activity.


Finance

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

By Ben O'Shea, Nerdwallet | Jul 29
If you're the parent of a young adult, you may be asked to co-sign for a car loan or an apartment lease. Before you agree, know what's at stake.


Cars

Climate Bid Faces Tricky Path over Money for Electric Cars

Climate Bid Faces Tricky Path over Money for Electric Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Hope Yen | Jul 30
The back-and-forth in a closely divided Congress over EV funding reflects a tricky balance for the auto industry and the Biden administration.


Style

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

FOOD/DRINK | By Ryan Leeds | Jul 29
The the Roarin' 20s have begun! New York City's queer hub — Hell's Kitchen — bursts back to life with a slate of new LGBTQ bar openings that promises to revitalize the neighborhood for locals and tourists alike.


Health/Fitness

Biden Orders Tough New Vaccination Rules for Federal Workers

Biden Orders Tough New Vaccination Rules for Federal Workers

HEALTH | By Alexandra Jaffe, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jonathan Lemire | Jul 30
President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at boosting vaccination rates for millions of federal workers and contractors.


Travel

Flight Attendants Report High Frequency of Unruly Passengers

Flight Attendants Report High Frequency of Unruly Passengers

CRIME | By David Koenig | Jul 30
Nearly one in five flight attendants say they have witnessed physical incidents involving passengers this year, and their union is calling for criminal prosecution of people who act up on planes.