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Trump Claims All Agree He Has 'Complete Power' to Pardon

Trump Claims All Agree He Has 'Complete Power' to Pardon

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Jul 23
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.

5 Reasons Why Health Care Bill Would Fail, 3 Why It May Not

5 Reasons Why Health Care Bill Would Fail, 3 Why It May Not

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Jul 23
There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation.

Actor, John Heard, of 'Home Alone' Movies, Dies at 72

Actor, John Heard, of 'Home Alone' Movies, Dies at 72

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jul 22
Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the "Home Alone" series and a corrupt detective in "The Sopranos," has died. He was 72.

Dekkoo's New 'Bromatic' Comedy Series Debuts July 21

Dekkoo's New 'Bromatic' Comedy Series Debuts July 21

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 22
"Stray," a bromantic comedy series, will be released this weekend by gay streaming service Dekkoo.

Trump Has Twitter Tantrum Over Russia Probe

Trump Has Twitter Tantrum Over Russia Probe

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Jul 22
The tweets were unusual in their breadth and scope, even for Trump

LGBT Community Fights to Be Counted

LGBT Community Fights to Be Counted

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 22
The LGBT community largely remains in the dark when it comes to being visible in government data.

What to Expect When You Are An LGBTQ Couple Expecting to Adopt

What to Expect When You Are An LGBTQ Couple Expecting to Adopt

NEWS | By Penelope L. Hefner | Jul 22
You have decided to pursue adoption - congratulations! The road to adoption can be lengthy, but here's what you can expect from a general standpoint.

First Big Screen Gay Superhero Comes to Florida Supercon in Sequel

First Big Screen Gay Superhero Comes to Florida Supercon in Sequel

ENTERTAINMENT | By JW Arnold | Jul 22
Big budget sequels are a given for superhero franchises like Spider Man, Iron Man and Superman, but the world's first "out" gay superhero, Surge, is finally returning to the big screen after a 13-year hiatus.

President of Chechnya Denies Existence of Gays

President of Chechnya Denies Existence of Gays

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 22
Ramzan Kadyrov, president of the Russian republic of Chechnya, has denied claims of persecution and murders of perceived bisexual and gay men by claiming Chechnya has no gays.

Vladimir Putin's Kremlin Says Reports of Chechen Murders Unsubstantiated

Vladimir Putin's Kremlin Says Reports of Chechen Murders Unsubstantiated

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 22
Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta released the names of 27 perceived gay and bisexual men reportedly executed without trial in Chechnya. Russia's Kremlin has reacted to these claims.


News

San Francisco Sheriff's Trans Issues Probed in New Report

San Francisco Sheriff's Trans Issues Probed in New Report

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 22
A new report from San Francisco's civil grand jury lists several problems with the way the sheriff's department is handling transgender inmates.


Entertainment

 Review :: American Moor
Boston, MA

Review :: American Moor

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 21
Urgent and important, "American Moor" is a rare example of a play about which you can say, without hyperbole, that it's riveting: You hang on every well-chosen, robustly presented word.

Creep of the Week: Linda Harvey, Defender of the Rainbow

Creep of the Week: Linda Harvey, Defender of the Rainbow

CULTURE | By D'Anne Witkowski | Jul 22
This week's creep thinks rainbows should be rescued from those raping... raping!... gays.


Business

Netflix Still Piling Up Viewers -- and Big Programming Bills

Netflix Still Piling Up Viewers -- and Big Programming Bills

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 22
Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it.


Technology

LGBTs Flagged on Facebook for 'Inappropriate' Content

LGBTs Flagged on Facebook for 'Inappropriate' Content

NEWS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 22
Some LGBT community members who have been temporarily banned from Facebook for using what it calls "inappropriate" content say the social media giant could do more to address their concerns.


Cars

Edmunds: Last Year's Models Are This Summer's Bargains

Edmunds: Last Year's Models Are This Summer's Bargains

AUTO SHOWS | By Ed Hellwig | Jul 21
Buying a new car, truck or SUV that is about to be replaced by a new, redesigned model might seem like a bad idea. Actually, it's one of the best times to negotiate a good deal.


Style

McDonald's Adds Big Mac Onesie and Sweatsuit to Delivery Items

McDonald's Adds Big Mac Onesie and Sweatsuit to Delivery Items

FASHION | Jul 21
With McDonald's now offering a delivery service, the fast-food giant is looking to make customers comfortable eating at home with a new clothing line that includes an adult-size Big Mac onesie.


Health/Fitness

New amfAR Research Grants Advance Gene Therapy and Other Innovative Approaches to HIV Cure

New amfAR Research Grants Advance Gene Therapy and Other Innovative Approaches to HIV Cure

AIDS | Jul 21
amfAR has awarded more than $3.5 million for 13 new research grants to support innovative approaches to depleting or eliminating the persistent reservoirs of HIV not cleared by antiretroviral therapy.


Travel

Richmond's Confederacy Statues Spur Soul-Searching

Richmond's Confederacy Statues Spur Soul-Searching

By Sarah Rankin | Jul 21
Mayor Levar Stoney recently announced he thinks the monuments should stay put but appointed a commission to study adding historical context, likely with new signs or new statues.


Nightlife

Paula Poundstone Performs at Cape Cod Melody Tent
Boston, MA

Paula Poundstone Performs at Cape Cod Melody Tent

Fresh on the heels of the release of her hilarious new book, "The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness," comedian Paula Poundstone is performing on Saturday, July 22, at The Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis, MA.

San Diego Pride Parade Part Two :: July 15, 2017

San Diego Pride Parade Part Two :: July 15, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 18
Here is part two of the San Diego Pride Parade!