LGBTQ News and More

Scientists Urge NASA to Rename James Webb Telescope Because of Namesake's Homophobic Legacy

Scientists Urge NASA to Rename James Webb Telescope Because of Namesake's Homophobic Legacy

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 3

NASA is facing a new call to change the name of the James Webb telescope because of its namesake's homophobic legacy.

Megan Thee Stallion Shows Off Her Calvins in New Campaign

Megan Thee Stallion Shows Off Her Calvins in New Campaign

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 3

Megan Thee Stallion is the latest celebrity to show off her Calvins in a revealing new campaign for the iconic underwear.

Andy Towle Departs Influential Gay Blog Site Towleroad

Andy Towle Departs Influential Gay Blog Site Towleroad

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 3

After nearly 18 years, gay blogger Andy Towle is departing his influential website, Towleroad.

Are Hair Salons Ready to Become Gender Neutral?

Are Hair Salons Ready to Become Gender Neutral?

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 3

Now that vaccinations are on the uptick, those unkempt heads are making their way back to the salon. But outdated binaries aren't always welcome.

NHL's Jamie Benn Slammed for Liking Transphobic Post

NHL's Jamie Benn Slammed for Liking Transphobic Post

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 3

National Hockey League player Jamie Benn is in hot water after liking a transphobic post by conservative talking head Candace Owens.

Thirst Trapping with Personal Trainer & Underwear Model Kyle Hynick

Thirst Trapping with Personal Trainer & Underwear Model Kyle Hynick

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 3

It is easy to understand why Canadian personal trainer Kyle Hynick is such a popular underwear model.

South Korea's First Known Transgender Soldier Found Dead

South Korea's First Known Transgender Soldier Found Dead

NEWS | Mar 3

South Korea's first known transgender soldier, who protested the military's decision last year to discharge her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery, was found dead at her home on Wednesday.

Lawmakers Can't Cite Local Examples of Trans Girls in Sports

Lawmakers Can't Cite Local Examples of Trans Girls in Sports

NEWS | By David Crary and Lindsay Whitehurst | Mar 3

Legislators in over 20 states introduced bills this year that would ban trans girls from competing on girls' sports teams in public high schools but in almost every case, sponsors can't cite a single instance where there were any problems.

Grindr Announces First Original Series - the Irreverent Comedy 'Bridesman'

Grindr Announces First Original Series - the Irreverent Comedy 'Bridesman'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Mar 3

With so many digital platforms hungry to produce their own original content, Grindr has now joined the ranks with their first original series, "Bridesman."

In a New Series, TCM Takes a Look at 'Problematic' Classics

In a New Series, TCM Takes a Look at 'Problematic' Classics

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 3

TCM's new series "Reframed Classics" promises wide-ranging discussions about 18 culturally significant films from the 1920s through the 1960s that also have problematic aspects, including "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Swing Time" and "Gone with the Wind."

News

Cuomo Addresses Harassment Claims, Vows to Stay in Office

Cuomo Addresses Harassment Claims, Vows to Stay in Office

NEWS | By Marina Villeneuve | Mar 3

Besieged by sexual harassment allegations, a somber New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized Wednesday, saying he "learned an important lesson" about his own behavior around women, but he said he intended to remain in office.

Technology

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 2

Briotech, a global leader in HOCl technology and manufacturing, has created a multi-use product line with game-changing technologies in health and disinfection.

Finance

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

FINANCE | By Michelle Black, Contributor and Caroline Lupini, Editor | Mar 3

If President Biden has his way, he will create a public credit reporting agency (CRA) to compete with the three major credit bureaus and maybe one day replace them altogether.

Cars

New or Used? Either Way, Price Hikes Squeeze U.S. Auto Buyers

New or Used? Either Way, Price Hikes Squeeze U.S. Auto Buyers

CARS | By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Mar 3

The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many.

Style

U.S. Postage Stamp Campaign Launches to Honor LGBTQ Trailblazers

U.S. Postage Stamp Campaign Launches to Honor LGBTQ Trailblazers

STYLE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 3

The National LGBTQ Task Force and the International Imperial Court System, two prominent LGBTQ organizations, have announced a campaign to call on the U.S. Postal Service to issue stamps honoring four influential LGBTQ trailblazers.

Health/Fitness

Virus Variant Races Through Italy, Especially Among Children

Virus Variant Races Through Italy, Especially Among Children

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Frances D'Emilio | Mar 3

The variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among Italy's infected schoolchildren and is helping to fuel a "robust" uptick in the curve of COVID-19 contagion in the country, the health minister said Tuesday.

Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.