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Sports Figures, Celebrities Show Their Love for Carl Nassib

Sports Figures, Celebrities Show Their Love for Carl Nassib

NEWS | Jun 22

Carl Nassib made history yesterday as the first active player in the NFL to come out as gay. Fellow NFL players and celebrities praised his disclosure.

Caitlyn Jenner Teams up With God to Woo California Voters

Caitlyn Jenner Teams up With God to Woo California Voters

NEWS | Jun 22

Caitlyn Jenner, the high-profile candidate in the California recall election, took to the airwaves with a new campaign ad that tells voters what ails them: Too many regulations and not enough time worshipping God (as she does).

Pride Event in Seattle To Charge White Attendees a 'Reparations Fee'

Pride Event in Seattle To Charge White Attendees a 'Reparations Fee'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22

A Seattle Pride event will charge white attendees a "reparations fee" on a sliding scale between $10 and $50 — a move that has drawn both controversy and support.

How Hungary's Anti-LGBTQ Law Is a Political Tactic for Orbán

How Hungary's Anti-LGBTQ Law Is a Political Tactic for Orbán

NEWS | Jun 22

Hungary's "pedophilia law" is really the latest political tool for Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to consolidate support ahead of a major election.

TikTok Star Responds to Anti-LGBTQ Diners With 'Life-Changing' Campaign for Out Server, Youth

TikTok Star Responds to Anti-LGBTQ Diners With 'Life-Changing' Campaign for Out Server, Youth

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22

Stingy restaurant patrons who left church tracts instead of tips for an out server sparked a "life-changing" TikTok campaign for the server — and also raised thousands for LGBTQ youth.

In a Sea of Rosé, These Pinks Pop

In a Sea of Rosé, These Pinks Pop

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 22

Don't worry if pink isn't your color. In the steamy days of summer, rosé is the perfect wine to revive and refresh, whether you're sipping poolside or at a beach, picnic or barbecue.

UEFA Declines Munich Application for Rainbow-Colored Stadium

UEFA Declines Munich Application for Rainbow-Colored Stadium

NEWS | By Ciarán Fahey | Jun 22

UEFA has declined the Munich city council's application to have its stadium illuminated in rainbow colors for Germany's final European Championship group game against Hungary on Wednesday.

Love, Sex, and Death... François Ozon on 'Summer of 85'

Love, Sex, and Death... François Ozon on 'Summer of 85'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22

Prolific out French director François Ozon adapted one his favorite YA novels into "Summer of 85," a sunlit coming-of-age romance bookended by a criminal procedural that follows the romance between two young men.

Activists: Vatican is 'Meddling' in Italy's LGBT Rights Law

Activists: Vatican is 'Meddling' in Italy's LGBT Rights Law

NEWS | By Colleen Barry | Jun 22

The Vatican has formally opposed a proposed Italian law expanding anti-discrimination protections to the LGBT community, a leading Italian newspaper reported Tuesday.

Hungary's Foreign Minister Defends Law Limiting LGBT Rights

Hungary's Foreign Minister Defends Law Limiting LGBT Rights

NEWS | By Justin Spike | Jun 22

Hungary's foreign minister alleged Tuesday that a disinformation campaign was being used to rally international criticism of a recent Hungarian law widely seen as targeting LGBT people.

News

US Hits Encouraging Milestones on Virus Deaths and Shots

US Hits Encouraging Milestones on Virus Deaths and Shots

NEWS | By Michael Kunzelman | Jun 22

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since the early days of the disaster in March 2020, while the drive to put shots in arms hit another encouraging milestone Monday: 150 million Americans fully vaccinated.

Business

In Surprise Move, Norwegian Low-Cost Airline Names New CEO

In Surprise Move, Norwegian Low-Cost Airline Names New CEO

BUSINESS | Jun 22

A new CEO for low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle was tapped Monday when the carrier's Chief Financial Officer Geir Karlsen was named a day after the board decided to immediately terminate the contract with former CEO Jacob Schram.

Finance

Liz Weston: How to Harness Your HSA's Superpowers

Liz Weston: How to Harness Your HSA's Superpowers

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jun 22

High-deductible health insurance plans have hidden superpowers that make them a great way for some people to create a tax-free pot of money for retirement or other long-term goals.

Cars

Nissan CEO Promises Turnaround for Disgruntled Shareholders

Nissan CEO Promises Turnaround for Disgruntled Shareholders

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jun 22

Nissan Chief Executive Makoto Uchida pleaded for patience from disgruntled shareholders Tuesday and promised a turnaround at the Japanese automaker.

Style

Armani Talks Succession at First Live Show Since Pandemic

Armani Talks Succession at First Live Show Since Pandemic

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Jun 22

Giorgio Armani hinted at his succession plans on Monday as he staged his first live runway show since the pandemic, and following a fall that landed him the hospital for two weeks.

Health/Fitness

At 17, He Received a New Heart. By 23, He Began Transitioning.

At 17, He Received a New Heart. By 23, He Began Transitioning.

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Tate Gunnerson, American Heart Association News | Jun 21

For most transgender people, starting hormone therapy requires a therapist's approval. As the recipient of a new heart, Maddox Jones also needed his transplant team's OK.

Travel

Tourism Boom Pressures Tibet's Historic Sites

Tourism Boom Pressures Tibet's Historic Sites

TRAVEL | By Mark Schiefelbein, Sam McNeil | Jun 21

Tourism is booming in Tibet as more Chinese travel in-country because of the coronavirus pandemic, posing risks to the region's fragile environment and historic sites.

Nightlife

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 20

Over the unofficial LA Pride weekend, the hot men and women of Southern California showed off their summer bodies at the Submerge Swim Party, part of the Velvet Dreams weekend at the W Hollywood.