Gay Atlanta: The Latest

Is It Time to Get the COVID Booster? Which One?

Is It Time to Get the COVID Booster? Which One?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauren Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Oct 22
Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing.

S Korea Blocks Army from Appealing Transgender Soldier Case

S Korea Blocks Army from Appealing Transgender Soldier Case

NEWS | By Kim Tong-Hyung | Oct 22
South Korea's Justice Ministry on Friday blocked the army from appealing a landmark court ruling that said it unlawfully discharged the country's first known transgender soldier before she was found dead earlier this year.

Bob the Drag Queen Talks Dave Chappelle, 'We're Here''s Stop in Selma

Bob the Drag Queen Talks Dave Chappelle, 'We're Here''s Stop in Selma

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
"RuPaul's Drag Race" alum Bob the Drag Queen — one of a trio of drag artists who star in HBO's docuseries "We're Here" — opened up about Dave Chappelle's controversial Netflix special.

Sheriff: Baldwin Fired Shot on Movie Set That Killed Woman

Sheriff: Baldwin Fired Shot on Movie Set That Killed Woman

NEWS | Oct 21
Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a woman at a Santa Fe movie set.

Across Africa, Major Churches Strongly Oppose LGBTQ Rights

Across Africa, Major Churches Strongly Oppose LGBTQ Rights

NEWS | By Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, Chinedu Asadu, Rodney Muhumuza and Mogomotsi Magome | Oct 21
In the West, churches are opening up to LGBTQ rights. Not so in Africa.

Trump Plan for New Media Venture Gets Investors' Thumbs Up

Trump Plan for New Media Venture Gets Investors' Thumbs Up

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Alex Veiga | Oct 21
Some investors aren't waiting to see if former President Donald Trump's plans for a media company to challenge the likes of Facebook, Twitter and even Disney can actually become reality — they're all in.

After Kanter's Tibet Comments, Celtics Blacked Out in China

After Kanter's Tibet Comments, Celtics Blacked Out in China

NEWS | By Tim Reynolds | Oct 21
Boston Celtic Enes Kanter spoke out against human rights abuse in China. The country immediately canceled the team from being viewed

Oscar Isaac Turns Heads Again ... This Time for His Beard

Oscar Isaac Turns Heads Again ... This Time for His Beard

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21
For Denis Villeneuve's "Dune," Oscar Isaac spent 14 weeks growing out his beard. It was worth the wait.

Man Fatally Shoots Stepfather After Argument Over Gay Guest

Man Fatally Shoots Stepfather After Argument Over Gay Guest

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 21
A man reportedly objected to a family member bringing a gay guest into the home and fatally shot his stepfather in an argument.

Megan Fox Is Proud to Be A Role Model for Queer Girls

Megan Fox Is Proud to Be A Role Model for Queer Girls

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 21
In an interview with the New York Post, Megan Fox says she is fulfilled "If my purpose on Earth was to help one girl come out of the closet."


News

Watch: Family of HIV Activist Say His Killing was a 'Hate Crime' as Trial Begins

Watch: Family of HIV Activist Say His Killing was a 'Hate Crime' as Trial Begins

CRIME | Oct 21
Greek-American HIV activist Zacharias Kostopoulos died after being beaten in 2018. Now, as six defendants — two of them police officers — go on trial, the victim's family insist his killing was a "hate crime."


Business

Rare Coin Made in Colonial New England Could Fetch $300,000

Rare Coin Made in Colonial New England Could Fetch $300,000

By Mark Pratt | Oct 21
An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it's put up for auction.


Technology

S Korea Test Launches 1st Domestically Made Space Rocket

S Korea Test Launches 1st Domestically Made Space Rocket

SCIENCE | By Kim Tong-Hyung | Oct 21
South Korea's first domestically produced space rocket reached its desired altitude but failed to deliver a dummy payload into orbit in its first test launch on Thursday.


Finance

PPP is Gone, but Government Help for Small Businesses Isn't

PPP is Gone, but Government Help for Small Businesses Isn't

By Randa Kriss | Oct 21
Here are some of the government funding options that are still available to help small businesses in the time of COVID — and how to get them.


Cars

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Oct 16
There are a number of new models on the horizon that promise big improvements. Here are five of them coming out in the next three to six months that Edmunds' experts believe will be worth the wait.


Health/Fitness

FDA OK's Mixing COVID Vaccines, Backs Moderna and J&J Boosters

FDA OK's Mixing COVID Vaccines, Backs Moderna and J&J Boosters

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard | Oct 21
U.S. regulators signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or J&J vaccine, saying anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.


Travel

Quantas Moves Up Flights as Australia Expects Tourists Soon

Quantas Moves Up Flights as Australia Expects Tourists Soon

By Rod McGuirk | Oct 22
Qantas Airways on Friday brought forward its plans to restart international travel from Sydney as Prime Minister Scott Morrison predicted tourists would be welcomed back to Australia this year.


Nightlife

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® Turboo

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® Turboo

SEX | Oct 18
Just because you are in the middle of staying healthy and safe during the pandemic does not mean you have to forget about your sex life; you are your safest sex partner, and this toy can help you become your best partner, too.