LGBTQ News and More

Same-Sex Couple Sues Aetna Over Fertility Treatment's 'LGBTQ+ Tax'

Same-Sex Couple Sues Aetna Over Fertility Treatment's 'LGBTQ+ Tax'

NEWS | Sep 17

Aetna is being sued by a lesbian couple who allege discrimination because the company requires higher out-of-pocket expenditures before covering fertility treatment for non-heterosexuals.

2 Charged with Murder of N Ireland Journalist Lyra McKee

2 Charged with Murder of N Ireland Journalist Lyra McKee

NEWS | Sep 17

Police have charged two men with the murder of Lyra McKee, a Northern Irish journalist shot dead as she covered rioting in Londonderry in 2019.

Watch: Madonna Superfan Creates 'Vogue' Gallery Wall

Watch: Madonna Superfan Creates 'Vogue' Gallery Wall

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17

A Madonna superfan has created a gallery wall inspired by the Queen of Pop's hit "Vogue". Have a watch!

Justice Department Reviewing Policies on Transgender Inmates

Justice Department Reviewing Policies on Transgender Inmates

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo and Mohamed Ibrahim | Sep 17

The Justice Department is reviewing its policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump administration, The Associated Press has learned.

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' Streaming Seek Emmy Awards Glory

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' Streaming Seek Emmy Awards Glory

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 17

The miniature statutes given at the Emmy Awards on Sunday can be an outsized boon to egos, careers and guessing games.

Watch: Sondheim Makes Rare TV Appearance & Drops News of New Musical for Next Season

Watch: Sondheim Makes Rare TV Appearance & Drops News of New Musical for Next Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17

Earlier this year it was announced that a long-delayed project by Stephen Sondheim based on Buñuel films would not happen; but the 91-year old told Stephen Colbert is on again.

Gus Kenworthy Heads to Greece with Mystery Man, Thirst-Traps Reveal

Gus Kenworthy Heads to Greece with Mystery Man, Thirst-Traps Reveal

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17

"Alexa, play 'Summer Lovin'' from the musical Greece!" Gus Kenworthy captioned his Instagram pics from his vacation in Greece.

Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92

Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92

NEWS | Sep 16

Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, operatic-voiced star of Hollywood's golden age musicals who sang with Howard Keel in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and danced with Fred Astaire in "Royal Wedding," has died. She was 92.

Where Is the LGBTQ Representation on Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People?

Where Is the LGBTQ Representation on Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People?

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 16

Time Magazine published its annual 100 Most Influential People list this week with just a few LGBTQ names on it. Here are some suggestions of who could have been on it.

Why Did Rihanna Ask Tom Daley to Photograph Troye Sivan Peeing at Met Gala?

Why Did Rihanna Ask Tom Daley to Photograph Troye Sivan Peeing at Met Gala?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 16

There is proof that Rihanna asked Tom Daley to take a photo of Troye Sivan peeing in his dress, but no one knows why.

News

Florida Surpasses 50K COVID Deaths After Battling Delta Wave

Florida Surpasses 50K COVID Deaths After Battling Delta Wave

NEWS | By Terry Spencer, Adriana Gomez Licon | Sep 17

Florida surpassed 50,000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, health officials reported Thursday, with more than one fourth of those succumbing this summer as the state battled a fierce surge in infections fueled by the delta variant.

Technology

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

TECHNOLOGY | By Leanne Italie | Sep 15

There's a growing number of "grandfluencers," folks 70 and up who have amassed substantial followings on social media with the help of decades-younger fans, including TikTok stars @oldgays.

Finance

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

FINANCE | By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Sep 12

When the nonessentials threaten to put your finances in jeopardy, it's important to keep your financial goals on track. Here are five strategies to help you navigate impulse spending.

Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

CARS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 11

With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric. The experts at Edmunds examin some of the most prevalent EV myths.

Style

Diner Leaves $10,000 Tip for Workers at Florida Restaurant

Diner Leaves $10,000 Tip for Workers at Florida Restaurant

STYLE | Sep 17

A diner at a north Florida restaurant gathered the staff of 10 together to thank them for their hard work before leaving them a $10,000 tip to share.

Health/Fitness

US Doubles the Fine for Mask Rule-Breakers on Planes

US Doubles the Fine for Mask Rule-Breakers on Planes

HEALTH/FITNESS | Sep 16

The U.S. is doubling the fine for people who break the rule requiring masks on planes, trains and other forms of public transit to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Travel

Malaysia Reopens Resort Island as Vaccinations Rise

Malaysia Reopens Resort Island as Vaccinations Rise

TRAVEL | Sep 16

Hundreds of holiday-makers flocked to Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi as it reopened Thursday to fully vaccinated travelers.