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Turkish Police Break Up LGBTQ Pride March; 30 Detained

Turkish Police Break Up LGBTQ Pride March; 30 Detained

NEWS | Jul 6

Police in Turkey's capital broke up an LGBTQ Pride march Tuesday and detained dozens of people.

For Pride, Hugo Boss Releases Freddie Mercury Collection

For Pride, Hugo Boss Releases Freddie Mercury Collection

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Jul 6

Building on their recent Boss Legends capsule, which will feature icons of the past and present, Hugo Boss has announced a Freddie Mercury collection to help celebrate pride.

Queer Journeys: Road Trip, Summer Getaway & Travel Films Worth Watching

Queer Journeys: Road Trip, Summer Getaway & Travel Films Worth Watching

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jul 6

If travel this summer is not on the agenda, then try a virtual trip with these queer-friendly films set on vacations or in travel destinations.

TooD Beauty Unveils Nail Polish Honoring LGBTQIA+ Activists

TooD Beauty Unveils Nail Polish Honoring LGBTQIA+ Activists

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Jul 6

In a limited-edition nail polish collaboration with Jaé Joseph in honor of Pride Month, TooD has unveiled a brand-new nail polish collection named after LGBTQIA+ activists, with a portion of the proceeds supporting the Human Rights Campaign.

Star Trek's 'Strange New Worlds': In Defense of Episodic TV

Star Trek's 'Strange New Worlds': In Defense of Episodic TV

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ted Anthony | Jul 6

"Strange New Worlds," whose first-season finale "airs" Thursday on Paramount+ in the United States, has been a true errand of mercy for those "Trek" fans who love old-fashioned, self-contained episodes.

Caribbean Court Finds Anti-Sodomy Law Unconstitutional

Caribbean Court Finds Anti-Sodomy Law Unconstitutional

NEWS | By Dánica Coto | Jul 6

A Caribbean court ruled Tuesday that a law in Antigua and Barbuda that criminalizes gay sex is unconstitutional.

Watch: J.K. Rowling Defends Macy Gray and Bette Midler After TERF Accusations

Watch: J.K. Rowling Defends Macy Gray and Bette Midler After TERF Accusations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 5

J.K. Rowling has come to Macy Gray and Bette Midler's defense after recent comments from both stars have fans accusing them of transphobia.

Gay Missouri Political Candidate's Banner Defaced With Homophobic Slur

Gay Missouri Political Candidate's Banner Defaced With Homophobic Slur

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 5

Justice Horn, who is seeking to be elected to represent the First District on the Legislature in Kansas City, Missouri, shared a photo showing that his campaign banner had been defaced with a gay slur.

William Chris Wines: A Taste of Texas in Every Bottle

William Chris Wines: A Taste of Texas in Every Bottle

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 5

The shared philosophy of William Chris Vineyards is "great wines aren't made, but grown in the vineyard." Find out why this Texas winegrower is so worth your while.

British Star Duncan James Says he Dated Women to Hide His Sexuality

British Star Duncan James Says he Dated Women to Hide His Sexuality

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 5

British singer Duncan James opened up about his difficult coming out experience in an interview, saying he dated women to hide his sexuality.

News

Out WNBA Star Brittney Griner, Imprisoned in Russia, Pleads for Biden's Help

Out WNBA Star Brittney Griner, Imprisoned in Russia, Pleads for Biden's Help

NEWS | By Doug Feinberg | Jul 5

Brittney Griner has made an appeal to President Joe Biden in a letter passed to the White House through her representatives saying she feared she might never return home.

Entertainment

Review: 'The Return of Captain Invincible' a Superhero Parody

Review: 'The Return of Captain Invincible' a Superhero Parody

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | Jul 6

Philippe Mora's "The Return of Captain Invincible" arrives on long-overdue Blu-ray from Severin Films, with newly restored transfers of both cuts of the film and plenty of special features.

Technology

The Next Frontier for Drones: Letting Them Fly Out of Sight

The Next Frontier for Drones: Letting Them Fly Out of Sight

TECHNOLOGY | By Matt O'Brien and Nathan Ellgren | Jul 6

For years, there's been a cardinal rule for flying civilian drones: Keep them within your line of sight. Not just because it's a good idea — it's also the law.

Cars

Chip Shortage Keeps Driving Up Auto Prices, Cutting Sales

Chip Shortage Keeps Driving Up Auto Prices, Cutting Sales

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 6

U.S. new vehicle sales tumbled more than 21% in the second quarter compared with a year ago as the global semiconductor shortage continued to cause production problems for the industry.

Health/Fitness

FDA Temporarily Suspends Order Banning Juul Cigarettes

FDA Temporarily Suspends Order Banning Juul Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration issued an administrative stay Tuesday on the order it issued last month for vaping company Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market.

Travel

Spirit Wins Takeoff and Landing Rights at Key Newark Airport

Spirit Wins Takeoff and Landing Rights at Key Newark Airport

TRAVEL | Jul 6

Spirit Airlines will get valuable takeoff and landing times that Southwest Airlines is abandoning at busy Newark-Liberty International Airport near New York City.

Nightlife

Abort The Court at @ StoneWall Inn :: June 30, 2022

Abort The Court at @ StoneWall Inn :: June 30, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 2

Abort The Court variety show fundraiser was a resounding success, not only in funds raised, but also in the talent and friends that came together to support the cause. Hosted by Brita Filter and Jack Tracy, with music by DJ Chauncey Dandridge.