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  WOMEN'S BASKETBALL U.S. team wins fourth straight FIBA gold medal

On Oct. 1, Team USA won a fourth consecutive World Cup gold and 11th overall behind an 83-61 victory over China in the final of the women's basketball tournament in Sydney in front of a pro-China ...


 
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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH 'Memory Book' details history of 1970s-era LGBTQ+ attorneys in U.S.

Stephen Lachs remembers the 1970s as being a particularly wonderful era in the history of the LGBTQ+-liberation movement. Lachs, 83, was the first out LGBTQ+ person appointed to a judgeship in the United States. Tapped by ...


 
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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Archives for ALL, y'all!

The contributions of LGBTQ people toward the betterment of the world cannot be underestimated and the world is a better place when LGBTQ people are allowed to flourish. From government and warfare to engineering and science ...


 
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  Trevor Project returns donation from controversial tech company

The Trevor Project—a leading nonprofit devoted to the mental well-being of LGBTQ+ youth which wants "a world where all LGBTQ young people see a bright future for themselves," according to its website—has returned a donation from ...


 
Trans-US-Army-doctor-wife-charged-with-helping-Russia-in-war-against-Ukraine

  Trans U.S. Army doctor, wife charged with helping Russia in war against Ukraine

A U.S. Army major doctor and their physician wife were arrested for an alleged criminal plot to give Russia confidential medical information about people connected to the U.S. military and government, CNBC reported. Federal prosecutors claim ...


 
SPORTS-Soccer-legend-leaves-drug-company-womens-team-in-gold-medal-game

  SPORTS Soccer legend leaves drug company; women's team in gold-medal game

Lesbian soccer legend Abby Wambach told ESPN that she intends to fully sever ties with a concussion drug company that is backed by former NFL quarterback Brett Favre and is at the center of a Mississippi ...


 
Newsom-signs-bill-making-California-a-sanctuary-state-for-trans-youths

  Newsom signs bill making California a sanctuary state for trans youths

On Sept. 29, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that aims to protect transgender youths and their families from bans against gender-affirming care, the Los Angeles Times reported. Senate Bill 107, by state ...


 
GLAAD-releases-third-annual-20-Under-20-list

  GLAAD releases third annual 20 Under 20 list

-- From a press release

New York, NY—GLAAD revealed its third annual 20 Under 20 list, spotlighting 20 young LGBTQ people, ages 20 and younger, who are accelerating acceptance of LGBTQ people while shaping the future of media and activism. GLAAD's ...


 
MONKEYPOX-MPXV-Rapid-PCR-test-in-development

  MONKEYPOX/MPXV Rapid PCR test in development

Last spring, a rapid polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19—developed by Northwestern University spinoff company Minute Molecular Diagnostics—received emergency use authorization (EUA) status from the ...


 
MONKEYPOX-MPXV-More-than-100-groups-call-for-increased-action

  MONKEYPOX/MPXV More than 100 groups call for increased action

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) penned a letter to elected leaders calling for more funding and action to help stop the monkeypox (MPXV) outbreak. More than 100 LGBTQ+, health ...


 
EPA-launches-Office-of-Environmental-Justice-and-External-Civil-Rights-

  EPA launches Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights

The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) announced that it is establishing a new national office charged with advancing environmental justice and civil rights. The new Office of Environmental Justice and External ...


 
TELEVISION-Original-Queer-Eye-cast-member-Thom-Filicia-reveals-his-Secret

  TELEVISION Original 'Queer Eye' cast member Thom Filicia reveals his 'Secret'

RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race debuted in 2020 on VH1 as a spinoff of the Emmy Award-winning RuPaul's Drag Race. For its second season this year, there were more episodes and the celebrities' identities were hidden ...


 
Hannah-Gadsby-signs-deal-with-Netflix-

  Hannah Gadsby signs deal with Netflix

Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning comedian Hannah Gadsby signed a multi-title deal with Netflix, per a press release. The deal includes a new, hour-long special from Gadsby, recorded on the Australian leg of their Body of Work ...


 
GLAAD-responds-to-weekend-of-anti-LGBTQ-violence-poll-suggests-2-3-of-GOPs-back-discussion-of-LGBTQs-in-schools

  GLAAD responds to weekend of anti-LGBTQ+ violence, poll suggests 2/3 of GOPs back discussion of LGBTQ+s in schools

-- From a press release

(Monday, September 26, 2022) GLAAD condemns a wave of violence against the LGBTQ community across the country and calls for increased protections and support for LGBTQ people and youth, as new data reveals that a vast ...


 
Palm-Center-to-close-permanently-on-Sept-30-

  Palm Center to close permanently on Sept. 30

The Palm Center—an independent research institute that uses scholarship to inform the national conversation about military policy concerning LGBTQ+ service members—will close permanently on Sept. 30 after running for 24 ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"I just heard about Leonardo DiCaprio's 25-year rule. His loss. You don't know what you're missing."—Dionne Warwick tweeted her disdain over reports that DiCaprio does not date anyone over 25. Where were you during Queen Elizabeth ...


 
Michelle-Obama-among-those-inducted-into-Womens-Hall-of-Fame-

  Michelle Obama among those inducted into Women's Hall of Fame

Attorney/author/former First Lady and native Chicagoan Michelle Obama was among nine women celebrated on Sept. 23-25 as they were inducted into The National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York. Other inductees included science-fiction ...


 
REELING-Billy-Eichner-and-Luke-Macfarlane-on-their-big-budget-LGBTQ-movie-Bros

  REELING Billy Eichner and Luke Macfarlane on their big-budget LGBTQ+ movie 'Bros'

The new movie Bros could prove to be a very important movie in LGBTQ+ culture this year. This gay romantic comedy is directed by Nicholas Stoller, who co-wrote the script with Billy Eichner. Stoller and Eichner ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Cardi B, Sam Smith, 'Wednesday' series, Sean Hayes, Serena

Video below

Cardi B clapped back at someone on Twitter who declared her a celebrity who "came out as bisexual but never dated someone of the same gender," per Out Magazine. The tweet,—featuring pictures of Cardi, Grimes, Lady ...


 
NATIONAL-Veterans-bill-Charlie-Crist-Task-Force-honor-Elton-John

  NATIONAL Veterans bill, Charlie Crist, Task Force honor, Elton John

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation to assist LGBTQ+ veterans discharged under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) in updating their records and accessing education, health, burial and other benefits available ...


 
Queer-As-Folk-reboot-canceled-after-one-season

  Queer As Folk' reboot canceled after one season

Peacock has opted not to pick up a second season of the series reboot of Queer As Folk, Deadline noted. A reimagining of the British series created by Russell T Davies, the new iteration—which premiered June ...


 
National-AIDS-Memorial-releases-The-Black-Community-AIDS

  National AIDS Memorial releases 'The Black Community & AIDS'

The National AIDS Memorial has released its latest mini-documentary, "The Black Community & AIDS," the seventh film in its oral history project. "The Black Community & AIDS" chronicles the personal stories of nearly two dozen survivors ...


 
Bisexual-pansexual-leaders-meet-with-HHS-officials-in-historic-roundtable

  Bisexual, pansexual leaders meet with HHS officials in historic roundtable

For Bisexual Awareness Week, bisexual and pansexual community leaders met with federal agency officials at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Sept. 20 to discuss remedies to the health disparities facing the bisexual ...


 
DoJ-announces-22M-to-address-prevent-sexual-assault-on-campuses-

  DoJ announces $22M to address, prevent sexual assault on campuses

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) announced nearly $22 million in upcoming grant awards to address and prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on college campuses; provide services to youth victims and children ...


 
Indiana-judge-blocks-states-abortion-ban

  Indiana judge blocks state's abortion ban

On Sept. 22, an Indiana judge blocked the state's abortion ban, putting the new law on hold as abortion-clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution, NPR reported. Owen County Judge Kelsey Hanlon issued a ...


 
MOVIES-Scrooge-Marley-coming-to-digital-10th-anniversary-DVD

  MOVIES 'Scrooge & Marley' coming to digital, 10th-anniversary DVD

On digital for the first time, and available in a 10th-anniversary DVD, the classic Chicago-made LGBTQ+ holiday comedy Scrooge & Marley is coming this October from Dark Star Pictures. An adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1843 novella ...


 
Human-Rights-Campaign-makes-history-with-new-president-

  Human Rights Campaign makes history with new president

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF) announced that Kelley Robinson (she/her) will become the organization's ninth president—and the first Black, queer woman to lead the ...


 
Report-Newsom-to-run-for-president-if-Biden-doesnt-

  Report: Newsom to run for president if Biden doesn't

California Gov. Gavin Newsom—a staunch LGBTQ+ ally—is "undeniably, unequivocally" planning to run for president in 2024 if President Biden chooses not to seek a second term, two individuals with knowledge of Newsom's plans told TheWrap, Yaho ...


 
DoJ-secures-agreement-resolving-HIV-discrimination-suit-in-Indiana-

  DoJ secures agreement resolving HIV-discrimination suit in Indiana

The Justice Department filed a proposed consent decree with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana to resolve its lawsuit against the town of Clarksville, Indiana, for violating Title I of the Americans ...


 
SPORTS-Las-Vegas-Aces-take-WNBA-championship-

  SPORTS Las Vegas Aces take WNBA championship

On Sept. 18, the Las Vegas Aces beat the Connecticut Sun 78-71 to win the WNBA Finals 3-1—giving the city of Las Vegas its first major professional sports championship, ESPN reported. "We didn't like that feeling ...


 
AIDS-organization-honors-actors-Farrell-Ralph-and-Theron

  AIDS organization honors actors Farrell, Ralph and Theron

On Sept. 15, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) honored actors Sheryl Lee Ralph, Charlize Theron and Colin Farrell with the Elizabeth Taylor Commitment to End AIDS Award at The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"I was born and raised in Boston, and I still haven't made it to Martha's Vineyard."—Billy Masters. They're dropping like flies in England—literally! My faithful followers know that nothing makes me happier than a video of ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Watermelon-Woman-Dragula-Indigo-Girls-Dahmer-series

  SHOWBIZ 'Watermelon Woman,' 'Dragula,' Indigo Girls, 'Dahmer' series

Video below

Cheryl Dunye shared a photo on Facebook confirming that her 1996 groundbreaking lesbian-themed film Watermelon Woman is now officially part of the National Film Registry Library. According to the library's website, some of the other movies ...


 
NATIONAL-Marriage-bill-drag-queen-dies-Dutch-queen-visits-university-sued

  NATIONAL Marriage bill, drag queen dies, Dutch queen visits, university sued

A bipartisan group of senators trying to pass same-sex marriage protection legislation pushed a vote until after the November election—a move the officials say increases their chances of success but avoids forcing the GOP on record ...


 
Phantom-of-the-Opera-closing-on-Broadway-after-35-years

  'Phantom of the Opera' closing on Broadway after 35 years

After more than three decades, The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, is closing. A representative verified that the play's final performance will be on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023. It will have ...


 
Biden-meets-with-Brittney-Griners-wife-

  Biden meets with Brittney Griner's wife

On Sept. 16, President Joe Biden met with Cherelle Griner, wife of Brittney Griner, and reassured her that he is working to gain the WNBA star's freedom, ESPN reported. Biden sat down in the Oval Office ...


 
Texas-district-court-issues-third-directive-benefiting-trans-youths-

  Texas district court issues third directive benefiting trans youths

On Sept. 16, the Travis County District Court issued a third injunction blocking Texas from implementing a directive targeting trans youth and their families across the state. The directive ordered the Department of Family and Protective ...


 
Saturday-Night-Live-announces-first-non-binary-cast-member

  'Saturday Night Live' announces first non-binary cast member

Actor/comedian Molly Kearney will become the first non-binary cast member on Saturday Night Live in its upcoming 48th season, NBC News noted. ...


 
SCOTUS-sides-with-New-York-universitys-LGBTQ-club-for-now

  SCOTUS sides with New York university's LGBTQ+ club for now

On Sept. 14, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a vote of five to four, declined a request from Yeshiva University in New York to block a New York County Supreme Court order that requires the university ...


 
Montana-judge-strikes-down-anti-trans-birth-certificate-rule

  Montana judge strikes down anti-trans birth-certificate rule

A Montana state judge blocked a 2021 state law that would have banned transgender people from changing the gender listed on their birth certificates unless they have undergone gender-affirming surgery, Axios reported. District Court Judge Michael ...


 
HBO-documentary-about-Dustin-Lance-Black-to-debut-Oct-18

  HBO documentary about Dustin Lance Black to debut Oct. 18

The HBO documentary Mama's Boy, directed by Laurent Bouzereau (HBO's Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind), will debut Tuesday, Oct. 18, during LGBTQ History Month. The film will debut on HBO and be available to stream on ...


 
ONE-Archives-names-Tony-Valenzuela-as-executive-director

  ONE Archives names Tony Valenzuela as executive director

The Los Angeles-based ONE Archives Foundation announced that longtime LGBTQ+ activist and nonprofit leader Tony Valenzuela (he/him) has been named as its new executive director. Valenzuela is the first Latinx ...


 
Lindsey-Graham-proposes-national-abortion-bill

  Lindsey Graham proposes national abortion bill

On Sept 13, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) introduced a measure that would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. It's the most significant proposal by Republicans in Congress to curtail the procedure since the ...


 
NBA-team-criticizes-players-anti-gay-video

  NBA team criticizes player's anti-gay video

The NBA team the Minnesota Timberwolves said in a statement it was "disappointed" in guard Anthony Edwards for anti-gay comments he made in an Instagram video, ESPN reported. "We are disappointed in the language and actions ...


 
White-Lotus-Sheryl-Lee-Ralph-among-2022-Emmy-winners

  'White Lotus,' Sheryl Lee Ralph among 2022 Emmy winners

Unless they were among the cast, crew and staff of The White Lotus, members of the LGBTQ+ community were few and far between among the winners at the Television Academy's 2022 Emmy Awards, which were distributed ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"The old woman finally died."—Billy Masters left this as a voice message for a friend. Said friend was sure I meant Barbara Walters. But BW will outlive us all, much to the chagrin of her handsome ...


 
NLGJA-The-Association-of-LGBTQ-Journalists-names-2022-23-national-board-of-directors-

  NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists names 2022-23 national board of directors

-- From a press release

Washington, D.C. (Sunday, Sept. 11) — Today, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced its 2022-2023 national board of directors. The newly elected directors were elected to their positions during ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Religion-movie-Laverne-Cox-Will-Grace-Jeopardy-Elton-John

  SHOWBIZ Religion movie, Laverne Cox, 'Will & Grace,' Jeopardy!, Elton John

The LGBTQ+ film Wonderfully Made—LGBTQ+R(eligion) will have its New York premiere at the Woodstock Film Festival on Thursday, Sept. 29, following its world premiere at Out in Film in Atlanta on Saturday, Sept. 24, per a ...


 
NATIONAL-Protests-Respect-for-Marriage-Act-photographer-Fla-Democrat

  NATIONAL Protests, Respect for Marriage Act, photographer, Fla. Democrat

The Inland Empire Pride festival in Riverside, California, was disrupted when far-right extremists demonstrated outside the event venue, The Advocate reported. Violent clashes erupted between protesters and those attending the ...


 
Bronze-sculpture-at-Indiana-Univ-honors-Kinsey

  Bronze sculpture at Indiana Univ. honors Kinsey

-- From a press release

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A new bronze sculpture memorializing Alfred C. Kinsey's significant and enduring contributions to Indiana University now sits on the Bloomington campus, marking the 75th anniversary of the institute that bears his name. Kinse ...


 
Broadway-musical-Chicago-to-open-Sept-12-with-Angelica-Ross-as-Roxie-Hart

  Broadway musical Chicago to open Sept. 12 with Angelica Ross as Roxie Hart

-- From a press release

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome actress and human rights advocate Angelica Ross ("Pose," "American Horror Story") making her Broadway debut in the ...


 
Campus-Pride-releases-absolute-worst-most-unsafe-campuses-for-LGBTQ-people

  Campus Pride releases 'absolute worst, most unsafe campuses for LGBTQ+ people'

-- From a press release

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Campus Pride released The Worst List documenting the "Absolute Worst, Most Unsafe Campuses for LGBTQ+ Youth." The Worst List is an annual listing of colleges and universities that have chosen to openly ...


 
Miami-Dade-school-board-rejects-LGBTQ-History-Month-over-Dont-Say-Gay-fears

  Miami-Dade school board rejects LGBTQ History Month over 'Don't Say Gay' fears

On Sept. 7, the Miami-Dade School Board struck down a proposal that would have recognized October as "LGBTQ History Month" out of concern that it would violate the state's Parental Rights in Education law, known by ...


 
TV-Dancing-with-the-Stars-has-first-drag-contestant-

  TV 'Dancing with the Stars' has first drag contestant

The show Dancing with the Stars is recording a couple of firsts in its 31st season—including its first-ever drag queen competitor. Actor and Performer D.J. "Shangela" Pierce—the first contestant to compete on three separate seasons of ...


 
George-Michael-is-the-focus-of-the-new-film-Portrait-of-an-Artist

  George Michael is the focus of the new film 'Portrait of an Artist'

On Christmas Day 2016, the world awoke to shocking news. George Michael, one of music's brightest stars since the 1980s, had died suddenly in his sleep at age 53. So many were left reeling—people who felt ...


 
Ricky-Martin-sues-maladjusted-nephew-for-20-million-91UPDATE93

  Ricky Martin sues 'maladjusted' nephew for $20 million [UPDATE]

Actor/singer/author Ricky Martin has filed a $20-million lawsuit against the nephew who accused him of sexual abuse, Deadline reported. "The reckless, malicious and culpable actions by Defendant Sanchez were motivated by the desire to expose Plaintiff ...


 
Texas-judge-Mandated-PrEP-coverage-violates-religious-freedom

  Texas judge: Mandated PrEP coverage violates religious freedom

On Sept. 7, a federal judge in Texas (U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor) ruled that the government cannot force a Christian-owned company to cover HIV preventative medication (HIV PrEP) because it violates their religious freedom under ...


 
Michigan-judge-invalidates-1931-abortion-ban

  Michigan judge invalidates 1931 abortion ban

On Sept. 7, a Michigan Court of Claims judge ruled that the state's 1931 abortion ban violates the state constitution, Yahoo! reported, based on a copy of the ruling that ABC News obtained. The ruling permanently ...


 
Oklahoma-being-sued-over-anti-trans-restroom-law

  Oklahoma being sued over anti-trans restroom law

Three Oklahoma students are suing the state over its law that bars transgender students from using the bathroom corresponding with their gender identity, KOSU reported. The 42-page suit challenges that Senate Bill 615 is unconstitutional. A ...


 
Maura-Healey-on-track-to-become-one-of-first-lesbian-governors-in-history

  Maura Healey on track to become one of first lesbian governors in history

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Tonight LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed candidate Maura Healey earned the Democratic nomination in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race. She is now on track to become one of the first out lesbian governors in U.S. ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"You've touched our hearts and minds to be our authentic self, to use our voices, to dream big. Thank you for your leadership and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially for women and women of ...


 
NATIONAL-Convicted-killer-school-groups-Gloria-Casarez-Gay-Days

  NATIONAL Convicted killer, school groups, Gloria Casarez, 'Gay Days'

A Philadelphia jury convicted Abdullah El-Amin of third-degree murder for taking the life of trans woman Mia Green, per The Philadelphia Gay News. He faces a lengthy prison term when sentenced in November. Green, 27, was ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Lady-Gaga-VMAs-Emmys-daytime-soap-anti-trans-comments

  SHOWBIZ Lady Gaga, VMAs, Emmys, daytime soap, anti-trans comments

Lady Gaga might perform a virtual concert on the popular online video game Fortnite sometime soon, according to Out Magazine, citing Kotaku. In a previous press release by Fortnite developer Epic Games, the studio announced that ...


 
Philadelphia-AIDS-and-housing-activist-Michael-Hinson-Jr-dies-at-55

  Philadelphia AIDS and housing activist Michael Hinson Jr. dies at 55

Michael Hinson Jr.—a longtime AIDS and housing activist, and leader in Philadelphia's Black LGBTQ+ community—died Aug. 27 of an undisclosed cause at age 55, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. An obituary in the Philadelphia Gay News stated ...


 
Pro-LGBTQ-group-Agenda-PAC-to-campaign-against-right-wing-candidates

  Pro-LGBTQ+ group Agenda PAC to campaign against right-wing candidates

Several elected LGBTQ+ officeholders and veteran Democratic operatives have created Agenda PAC—a national organization that will work to preserve LGBTQ+ rights by campaigning against right-wing candidates, NBC News reported. Founder ...


 
Serena-Williams-remarkable-career-likely-over-after-US-Open-loss

  Serena Williams' remarkable career likely over after US Open loss

After a career that includes a modern-day record 23 Grand Slam titles, tennis legend Serena Williams likely played her last match after a three-hour, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1 loss to Australian player Ajla Tomljanovic in the ...


 
Indiana-Supreme-Court-upholds-firing-of-gay-Catholic-school-teacher

  Indiana Supreme Court upholds firing of gay Catholic-school teacher

The Indiana Supreme Court ruled on Aug. 31 that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indiana was within its rights to direct the termination of a Catholic-school teacher who was married to a person of the same ...


 
Pride-Journey-Orlando

  Pride Journey: Orlando

Orlando has always been a place close to my heart. Back in 2002, I attended graduate school there as well as worked in the music industry for a company that launched the careers of Backstreet Boys, ...


 
Biden-administration-announces-monkeypox-interventions-at-upcoming-LGBTQ-events

  Biden administration announces monkeypox interventions at upcoming LGBTQ+ events

Officials from the White House, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced in an Aug. 30 press release that it was working with organizers of three ...


 
Texas-drag-brunch-brings-out-armed-defenders-protesters

  Texas drag brunch brings out armed defenders, protesters

The attacks against drag brunches and related events continue around the country—resulting in people going to great lengths to allow the shows to take place. A group of people armed with AR-15-style assault rifles stood guard ...


 
MUSIC-Limited-edition-box-set-of-George-Michaels-Older-out-Sept-16

  MUSIC Limited-edition box set of George Michael's 'Older' out Sept. 16

Sony Music announced that a deluxe, limited-edition box set of George Michael's album Older will be out Sept. 16. Originally released in the United Kingdom on May 13, 1996, through Virgin Records, Older reached the pinnacle ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"filth — disgustingly offensive dirt, garbage, anything viewed as grossly indecent or obscene."—Webster's Dictionary When this column debuted in late August 1995, we opened with that definition from Mr. Webster (and we apologize to him ...


 
Beto-ORourke-pauses-gubernatorial-campaign-after-diagnosis

  Beto O'Rourke pauses gubernatorial campaign after diagnosis

Beto O'Rourke—the onetime Democratic presidential candidate who is now running against Republic incumbent Greg Abbott to be the next governor of Texas—announced that he has been diagnosed ...


 
NATIONAL-Gay-judge-brewery-threatened-Victory-Fund-AIDS-Quilt

  NATIONAL Gay judge, brewery threatened, Victory Fund, AIDS Quilt

New York's highest court has designated Associate Judge Anthony Cannataro to serve as acting chief judge after Janet DiFiore steps down, Gay City News reported. Cannataro, the former administrative judge of New York City's civil court, ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Umbrella Academy,' HBO Max, Patti LaBelle, Richard Simmons

The Umbrella Academy has been renewed for a fourth—and last—season at Netflix, Variety noted. Cast members Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castaneda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya and Colm Feore ...


 





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