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'Bros' Debuts at No. 4 'Smile' Grins at No. 1 at Box Office

'Bros' Debuts at No. 4 'Smile' Grins at No. 1 at Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 2

Universal's " Bros " launched with an estimated $4.8 million to take fourth place behind "Don't Worry Darling" ($7.3 million) and "The Woman King" ($7 million). But opening weekends likely aren't the final word on either "Bros" or "Smile."

What to See at This Year's Newfest LGBTQ+ Film Festival

What to See at This Year's Newfest LGBTQ+ Film Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 2

There's much to enjoy at Newfest, from Opening Night's doc about the mother of out screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, to the Harry Styles flick "My Policeman," to 130 other films from 23 countries.

'Cocked or Decocked' — NYT's Maggie Haberman Exposes Donald Trump's Transphobic & Anti-Gay Rhetoric

'Cocked or Decocked' — NYT's Maggie Haberman Exposes Donald Trump's Transphobic & Anti-Gay Rhetoric

NEWS | Oct 2

Does it surprise anyone that Donald Trump was transphobic and anti-gay during this tenure at the White House? In her new book "Confidence Man," New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman reports Trump is a "boorish homophobe."

'Bros' Star Luke Macfarlane Talks Masculinity and Gay Identity

'Bros' Star Luke Macfarlane Talks Masculinity and Gay Identity

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 2

Luke Macfarlane, the "Bros" star says he really connected with his character in the upcoming film and how toxic masculinity "shuts him off a little bit from finding his authentic self."

A Gay James Bond? Luke Evans Can See It

A Gay James Bond? Luke Evans Can See It

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 2

Luke Evans said that he doesn't think the sexuality of the actor playing James Bond will make a big difference with fans. The 43-year old out actor is on the short-list for the role.

Check Out These Thirst-Trapping 'Russian Dudes' from Photographer Seva Galkin

Check Out These Thirst-Trapping 'Russian Dudes' from Photographer Seva Galkin

NEWS | Oct 2

Seva GalkinĀ is an artist pushing Russia's homophobic policies both as a filmmaker and photographer. As as a photographer he has a new project called "Russian Dudes" that features "Russian men with little or no clothing."

'Monumental Moment.' Billy Eichner on Remaking the Rom-Com

'Monumental Moment.' Billy Eichner on Remaking the Rom-Com

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Oct 2

But as much as "Billy on the Street" seemed like Eichner as himself out in the real world of midtown Manhattan, his new movie , "Bros" (in theaters Sept. 30), is a far clearer picture of who Eichner is as a comedian, actor, screenwriter and gay man.

Queering Cinema: 'There's No Business Like Show Business'

Queering Cinema: 'There's No Business Like Show Business'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Oct 2

On the surface, "There's No Business Like Show Business" appears to be a standard, family musical. But a look deeper proves it to be one of the queerest films of the 1950s.

Review: 'Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire' a Sharp-Toothed Reinvention

Review: 'Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire' a Sharp-Toothed Reinvention

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 2

The seven-part AMC series adaptation of "Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire" goes for the jugular, centering on the gay romance at the heart of the landmark 1976 novel.

Kim Davis Loses Again in Marriage License Case

Kim Davis Loses Again in Marriage License Case

NEWS | Oct 1

Kim Davis is back in the news after an appeals panel ruled Thursday that she "is not protected from being sued personally for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples."

News

New Law Aims to Make California Haven for Transgender Youth

New Law Aims to Make California Haven for Transgender Youth

NEWS | By Adam Bean | Oct 1

A new law aims to stop other states from punishing children who come to California for transgender surgeries and other gender-affirming care.

Business

Report: Women Gained Fewer U.S. Company Board Seats in 2022

Report: Women Gained Fewer U.S. Company Board Seats in 2022

BUSINESS | By Alexandra Olson | Sep 30

U.S. companies have added women to their boards of director at a slower pace this year compared with last year as the pandemic and a difficult economy shift priorities.

Technology

What Are Live Casino Games?

What Are Live Casino Games?

TECHNOLOGY | Sep 30

Live casino games are online casino games with a live dealer. Games with live dealers are classic table games, such as roulette, poker, or blackjack, accompanied by the croupier.

Finance

Fed Officials Call for More Rate Hikes to Fight Inflation

Fed Officials Call for More Rate Hikes to Fight Inflation

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 27

The Federal Reserve will have to keep boosting its benchmark interest rate to a point that raises unemployment and gets inflation down from unusually high levels, two officials said in separate remarks Monday.

Cars

Edmunds: Hyundai Elantra N vs Volkswagen Golf GTI

Edmunds: Hyundai Elantra N vs Volkswagen Golf GTI

CARS | By Kristin Shaw | Oct 1

Both cars could be a good fit if you're looking for a compact vehicle that gets you where you're going with gusto. Which one should you buy? Edmunds' experts compared them to find out.

Health/Fitness

Vaccine Appears to Protect Against Monkeypox, CDC Says

Vaccine Appears to Protect Against Monkeypox, CDC Says

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Amanda Seitz | Oct 1

At-risk people who received a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine in U.S. efforts against the virus appeared to be significantly less likely to get sick, public health officials announced Wednesday, even as they urged a second dose for full protection.

Travel

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 29

Putnam County is calling all day-trippers and travelers. This fall, visits to the historic Hudson Valley county bring both radiant autumn colors and exclusive seasonal events.

Nightlife

Folsom Street Fair 2022

Folsom Street Fair 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By photo by Steven Underhill | Sep 26

Kink in all its glory hit the South of Market streets for the annual Folsom Street Fair on Sept. 25. Attendees dressed in leather, rubber, fetish gear, drag — and for some not dressed in much at all — enjoyed strutting their kinky garb.