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Will Former Ambassador Dan Baer Be the First Openly Gay Man Elected to U.S. Senate?

Will Former Ambassador Dan Baer Be the First Openly Gay Man Elected to U.S. Senate?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 23
If elected in the 2020 elections, Dan Baer would represent Colorado as the first openly gay man to be elected to the Senate.

As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauren Weber | Apr 23
Pregnant women, young men and teens are all part of the rapidly growing number of syphilis patients coming to the Choices Medical Services clinic in the rural southwestern corner of Missouri.

Why Men Need Estrogen, Too

Why Men Need Estrogen, Too

You don't normally think of women needing testosterone and men needing estrogen. But when those levels drop for women and men, respectively, a wide range of symptoms may be suffered.

Before the Parade Passes By: Pride Essentials for 5 Iconic Destinations

Before the Parade Passes By: Pride Essentials for 5 Iconic Destinations

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 23
Whether you're headed to NYC for WorldPride or another iconic locale to celebrate and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, you need a plan. We turned to our travel expert friends at Orbitz for insider tips on what not to miss.

Swole, Buzzy, Among New Words in Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Swole, Buzzy, Among New Words in Merriam-Webster Dictionary

NEWS | By Mark Pratt | Apr 23
Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you'll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide.

Report: Excitement for Openly Gay Presidential Hopeful Galvanizes Hollywood

Report: Excitement for Openly Gay Presidential Hopeful Galvanizes Hollywood

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 23
Hollywood's powerhouse gay glitterati are throwing their support to Mayor Pete's candidacy, with none other than Ryan Murphy set to host a fundraiser for him in June.

Avengers Get Epic Send-Off at 'Endgame' World Premiere

Avengers Get Epic Send-Off at 'Endgame' World Premiere

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 23
There were more than a few sniffles from the audience at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" Monday night in Los Angeles, which Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth proudly admitted contributing to.

Want Tickets to the Tokyo Olympics? It May Cost You Gold

Want Tickets to the Tokyo Olympics? It May Cost You Gold

NEWS | By Stephen Wade | Apr 23
It's Olympic ticket sales time again, perhaps the least understood side of the games.

After Backlash, Gay Couple Photographed with Aaron Schock at Coachella Apologize

After Backlash, Gay Couple Photographed with Aaron Schock at Coachella Apologize

NEWS | Apr 23
A gay couple who was photographed with Aaron Schock last week recently took to Instagram, apologizing for appearing with the disgraced former Republican Congressman after a Twitter outcry.

Boston Pride Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Uprising with a Community Forum

Boston Pride Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Uprising with a Community Forum

NEWS | Apr 23
Boston Pride announced that it is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising with a series of events, highlighted by a Community Forum at historic Faneuil Hall on June 3, 2019 at 7 pm.


News

Jussie Smollett Case Could Undermine Prosecutor's Reform Efforts

Jussie Smollett Case Could Undermine Prosecutor's Reform Efforts

NATIONAL | By Michael Tarm | Apr 23
Chicago's top prosecutor drew heavy criticism after she recused herself from the case against Jussie Smollett and then complained in text messages to a subordinate that her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor.


Entertainment

 Review :: American Drag
Boston, MA

Review :: American Drag

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Apr 22
Epic Theatre Company's "American Drag" is playwright Kevin Broccoli's continuation of his highly popular "American Strippers," which paired up Greek goddesses and American folk heroes in a Texas strip club.

 Review :: My Father The Bride

Review :: My Father The Bride

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Apr 23
A quirky Japanese tale about family.


Business

Argentines Return to Europe to Escape Economic Uncertainty

Argentines Return to Europe to Escape Economic Uncertainty

FINANCE | By Luis Andres Henao | Apr 23
It's not the first time Argentines have sought shelter in Europe in times of economic uncertainty. Hundreds of thousands emigrated to the old continent to escape hyperinflation in the early 1990s and an economic meltdown in 2001 and 2002.


Technology

Sri Lanka Expats Wait to Reconnect Amid Social Media Block

Sri Lanka Expats Wait to Reconnect Amid Social Media Block

PERSONAL TECH | By Deepti Hajela | Apr 23
The block on social media including Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram services was announced by the Sri Lankan government's official news portal, which cited the spread of misinformation online.


Cars

Tesla CEO Plans to Hand the Car Keys to Robots Next Year

Tesla CEO Plans to Hand the Car Keys to Robots Next Year

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher | Apr 23
Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company's electric cars into fully self-driving vehicles next year as part of an audacious plan to create a network of robotic taxis to compete against Uber and other ride-hailing services.


Style

Boston Goes Big with Large-Format Dining

Boston Goes Big with Large-Format Dining

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 23
Large format drinks (sangria, margarita pitchers, etc.) have been trending since the invention of Sunday brunch, but just as much wow factor can be found on the plate these days.


Travel

Kansas Couple Designs Covered Wagons for Glamping

Kansas Couple Designs Covered Wagons for Glamping

Apr 22
A Kansas couple is turning the concept of covered wagons that pioneers once used to journey west into a luxury experience for campers who want to enjoy nature without sacrificing the comforts of electricity and spacious beds.


Nightlife

KindRED Pride Foundation and One Magical Weekend to Honor LGBTQ Military & Veteran Community

KindRED Pride Foundation and One Magical Weekend to Honor LGBTQ Military & Veteran Community

Organizers of the LGBTQ+ events during Gay Disney — KindRED Pride Foundation, Girls in Wonderland, One Magical Weekend, and Tidal Wave Party - will provide buy one get one free (BOGO) event tickets to members of the LGBTQ military and veteran community.