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Cuba Approves Same-Sex Marriage in Unusual Referendum

Cuba Approves Same-Sex Marriage in Unusual Referendum

NEWS | By Cristiana Mesquita | Sep 26

Cubans have approved a sweeping "family law" code that would allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt as well as redefining rights for children and grandparents, officials said Monday.

8 LGBTQ+ Celebs We'd Love to See Host 'Saturday Night Live'

8 LGBTQ+ Celebs We'd Love to See Host 'Saturday Night Live'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Shawn Laib | Sep 26

From singers, to actors, to WNBA players, there's a lot of LGBTQ+ personalities who would knock hosting "Saturday Night Live" out of the park. We've rounded up eight queer celebs we think should get a shot at hosting live from Rockefeller Plaza.

Rihanna to Headline the Next Super Bowl Halftime Show

Rihanna to Headline the Next Super Bowl Halftime Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Sep 26

Rihanna will take center stage at February's Super Bowl halftime show.

Watch: Hilary Duff Recreates 'That's So Gay' PSA from 2008

Watch: Hilary Duff Recreates 'That's So Gay' PSA from 2008

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26

Hilary Duff teamed with same-sex couple Scott Hoying and Mark Manio to recreate her 2008 PSA explaining why the phrase "That's so gay" was unacceptable (as well as lame).

Watch: Donald Trump Says 'We Have to Keep Our  Country Gay' ... And Twitter Responds

Watch: Donald Trump Says 'We Have to Keep Our Country Gay' ... And Twitter Responds

NEWS | Sep 26

Who knew Donald Trump was such an ally? At a rally in North Carolina on Friday night, the former president said: "Remember I was going to say, I was going to use an expression, 'We have to keep our country gay..."

'House of the Dragon' Star Rebuffs 'Queerbaiting' Claims

'House of the Dragon' Star Rebuffs 'Queerbaiting' Claims

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26

One of the stars of the HBO Max "Game of Thrones" spinoff insists that her character, and that of her arch-rival, aren't intentionally depicted as frenemies with benefits.

Peacock Cancels 'Queer as Folk' Reboot after One Season

Peacock Cancels 'Queer as Folk' Reboot after One Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26

Stephen Dunn, the creator of the newest version of "Queer as Folk," announced that the series will not be back for a second season.

2 More Arrests in Deadly Attack During Norway Pride Festival

2 More Arrests in Deadly Attack During Norway Pride Festival

NEWS | Sep 26

Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting during the Norwegian capital's annual LGBTQ Pride festival, police said Monday. The total number of suspects is now at four.

'Don't Worry Darling' Shrugs Off Drama, Opening with $19.2M

'Don't Worry Darling' Shrugs Off Drama, Opening with $19.2M

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Sep 25

After off-screen drama threatened to consume Olivia Wilde's "Don't Worry Darling," the Warner Bros. release opened No. 1 at the box office, debuting with $19.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Cuba Holds Unusual Vote on Law Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

Cuba Holds Unusual Vote on Law Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Cristiana Mesquita | Sep 25

Cuba held a rare referendum Sunday on an unusually contentious law — a government-backed "family law" code that would allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt, as well as outlining the rights of children and grandparents.

News

Size Does Matter, According to New Study of Penis Size

Size Does Matter, According to New Study of Penis Size

NEWS | Sep 25

A report from the journal Sexuality & Culture studied to evaluate how men's personalities are perceived by viewing a photo of penises of varying sizes.

Entertainment

Annette O'Toole Savors 'Virgin River' Role as Real, Freeing

Annette O'Toole Savors 'Virgin River' Role as Real, Freeing

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 26

Annette O'Toole is reveling in her "Virgin River" role as the unpredictable mayor of a small town whose woodsy, peaceful setting belies its residents' roller-coaster lives.

Business

Texts: Favre also Sought Welfare Money for Football Facility

Texts: Favre also Sought Welfare Money for Football Facility

BUSINESS | By Emily Wagster Pettus | Sep 26

After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre's pet project, the retired NFL quarterback tried to get additional cash from the state's welfare agency for another sports facility.

Technology

U.S. Spy Satellite Launched into Orbit from California

U.S. Spy Satellite Launched into Orbit from California

TECHNOLOGY | Sep 26

A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday.

Finance

British Pound Plummets to New Lows Against U.S. Dollar

British Pound Plummets to New Lows Against U.S. Dollar

FINANCE | Sep 26

The British pound fell to all-time low against the U.S. dollar early Monday after Treasury chief Kwasi Kwarteng pledged further tax cuts, fueling concerns about the government's economic policy.

Cars

GM spending $760M to Convert Toledo Factory to Make EV Parts

GM spending $760M to Convert Toledo Factory to Make EV Parts

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Sep 26

General Motors says it will spend $760 million to renovate its transmission factory in Toledo, Ohio, so it can build drive lines for electric vehicles.

Style

In Milan, Gucci, Sunnei, Missoni Focus on Transformation

In Milan, Gucci, Sunnei, Missoni Focus on Transformation

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Sep 26

The Milan runway was all about transformation on Friday, the third day of Milan Fashion Week mostly womenswear previews for next spring and summer.

Travel

Cleveland's Exploding Culinary Scene Is One Reason to Visit the City This Fall

Cleveland's Exploding Culinary Scene Is One Reason to Visit the City This Fall

TRAVEL | By Brandon Schultz | Sep 14

From the world-famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the always-free Cleveland Museum of Art, ever-growing Cleveland has plenty to experience for a full weekend getaway, but the best reason to visit remains the city's vibrant culinary scene.

Nightlife

Spunk Party 10th Anniversary @ Monster Bar NYC :: September 22, 2022

Spunk Party 10th Anniversary @ Monster Bar NYC :: September 22, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 25

The Spunk party celebrated its 10th year anniversary at Monster Bar in NYC, with a lineup of sexy go-go dancers and drag queen hosts.