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Watch: Queer People Are the Most Vicious at Cancel Culture, Says Joe Rogan

Watch: Queer People Are the Most Vicious at Cancel Culture, Says Joe Rogan

NATIONAL | Aug 1, 2021

Ever wonder who cracked the cancel code? None other than Joe Rogan, who maintains that queer people are the worst practitioners of cancel culture out of revenge.

Epic Swims: Dressel, McKeon Take Place Among Olympic Greats

Epic Swims: Dressel, McKeon Take Place Among Olympic Greats

SPORTS | By Paul Newberry | Aug 1, 2021

Caeleb Dressel finished off his gold rush at the Tokyo Olympics with two more dazzling swims. The guy who dreads all the attention won't be able to escape it now.

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 1, 2021

Called "the most hated man in Britain," Peter Tatchell has stood up to everyone from Margaret Thatcher and the Catholic church to Russia's oppressive government. Tatchelll recalls the drive for activism in light of a new documentary about his life.

PTown Resident Andrew Sullivan Wonders, 'Do We Really Want to Get Back To Living?'

PTown Resident Andrew Sullivan Wonders, 'Do We Really Want to Get Back To Living?'

NATIONAL | Aug 1, 2021

PTown resident Andrew Sullivan says the Covid outbreak in his hometown came from a perfect storm of events, though he his skeptical of further government intervention in controlling the virus spread.

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

NATIONAL | By Naveen Kumar | Aug 1, 2021

The idea that sexual desire might be understood as mere preference — like a favorite ice cream flavor — is reductive. "Just a preference" is a familiar and reflexive shield for what experts call racialized sexual discrimination.

Incredible Raven: Saunders Lends Her Voice to the Olympics

Incredible Raven: Saunders Lends Her Voice to the Olympics

SPORTS | Aug 1, 2021

The "Incredible Hulk" mask should not fool anybody. Raven Saunders has nothing to hide.

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

NATIONAL | Aug 1, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more "pain and suffering" is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.

A Pandemic Olympics, Without All the Crowds: What Gets Lost?

A Pandemic Olympics, Without All the Crowds: What Gets Lost?

SPORTS | By Ted Anthony | Aug 1, 2021

And in the COVID era, a key question presents itself: If an Olympics falls in the forest and nobody there hears it, did it really make a sound?

Pandemic Eviction Crisis Leads To Greater Tenant Protections

Pandemic Eviction Crisis Leads To Greater Tenant Protections

FAMILY | By Michael Casey and Ben Finley | Aug 1, 2021

There is a growing national movement — bolstered by tens of billions of dollars in federal rental assistance — to find ways to keep millions of at-risk tenants hurt by the coronavirus pandemic in their homes.

Frustration as Biden, Congress Allow Eviction Ban To Expire

Frustration as Biden, Congress Allow Eviction Ban To Expire

NATIONAL | By Lisa Mascaro, Josh Boak and Kevin Freking | Aug 1, 2021

Anger and frustration mounted as President Joe Biden showed no signs of reversing plans to allow a nationwide eviction moratorium to expire at midnight Saturday.

Musician Chris Ardoin Shot While Performing

Musician Chris Ardoin Shot While Performing

CRIME | Aug 1, 2021

A Zydeco musician was shot in the back while performing at an event in central Louisiana, his wife said in a statement posted early Saturday on Facebook. Chris Ardoin was performing as the Friday headliner at Zydeco Bike Fest when he was shot, his wife,

Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

CRIME | Jul 31, 2021

Celebrity dermatologist Dr. Alex Khadavi was arrested and booked for felony criminal threats. The arrest came as a result of a homophobic rant that Khadavi made in a posh LA condo lobby on July 7.

Staying Perfect: Dressel Wins Another Gold with World Record

Staying Perfect: Dressel Wins Another Gold with World Record

SPORTS | By Paul Newberry | Jul 31, 2021

Caeleb Dressel won his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a world record in the 100-meter butterfly Saturday.

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

NATIONAL | Jul 31, 2021

Provincetown is being called the canary down the coal mine in understanding how virulent the Covid Delta variant has become.

Priest 'Outing' Shines Light on Power and Partisanship of Catholic Media

Priest 'Outing' Shines Light on Power and Partisanship of Catholic Media

RELIGION | Jul 31, 2021

When Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill was accused of using Grindr, the allegation didn't come from mainstream media, but rather a small Catholic media project called The Pillar.

Anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong Lawmaker Attacks Gay Romantic Comedy TV Series

Anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong Lawmaker Attacks Gay Romantic Comedy TV Series

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 31, 2021

A pro-Beijing, anti-LGBTQ Hong Kong lawmaker described claims that a 15-episode TV comedy about a gay male triangle violates a draconian Chinese security law.

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 31, 2021

The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.

French Police Clash with Anti-Virus Pass Protesters in Paris

French Police Clash with Anti-Virus Pass Protesters in Paris

INTERNATIONAL | By Boubkar Benzabat and Elaine Ganley | Jul 31, 2021

Thousands of people protested France's special virus pass by marching through Paris and other French cities on Saturday.

Olympic Attention To Mental Health: Can NBC Coverage Pivot?

Olympic Attention To Mental Health: Can NBC Coverage Pivot?

SPORTS | By David Bauder | Jul 31, 2021

The network that presents the Games has been forced to pivot, and the addition of Michael Phelps to its broadcast team turned into a master stroke for unanticipated reasons.

Chinese-Canadian Pop Star Detained on Suspicion of Rape

Chinese-Canadian Pop Star Detained on Suspicion of Rape

CRIME | Jul 31, 2021

Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu has been detained by Beijing police on suspicion of rape, police announced Saturday,

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