LGBTQ News and More

New Kids on the Block Head to Boston's Fenway Park in August

New Kids on the Block Head to Boston's Fenway Park in August

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18

New Kids on the Block announced their long-awaited return to the famed Fenway Park on Friday, August 6, 2021.

Watch: Trixie Mattel and Katya Hilariously Skew 'The Woman in the Window'

Watch: Trixie Mattel and Katya Hilariously Skew 'The Woman in the Window'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 18

On this episode of "I Like to Watch," the drag queens watch Netflix's "The Woman in the Window," and give a hilarious and honest review of the film's plot.

Gay Twitter Explodes in Solidarity over Hairy Chests

Gay Twitter Explodes in Solidarity over Hairy Chests

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18

On Monday someone tweeted their opinion: "Hairy chests are a massive ick." The reaction was immediate with gay men on Twitter with those throwing shade on the comment.

'Queer Eye' Star Jonathan Van Ness Will Narrate HIV/AIDS Doc

'Queer Eye' Star Jonathan Van Ness Will Narrate HIV/AIDS Doc

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 18

The documentary, "Vice Versa: The Neglected Pandemic, 40 Years of HIV & AIDS," will reportedly explore what it means to be HIV-positive in 2021.

Watch: How Gay Is 'Top Gun?' Even Producer Jerry Bruckheimer Sees It

Watch: How Gay Is 'Top Gun?' Even Producer Jerry Bruckheimer Sees It

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 18

The producer confirms and dismisses years of rumors in a revealing interview in anticipation of the film's sequel, "Top Gun: Maverick."

Zach Snyder's Third '300' Film — Conceived As A 'Gay Love Story' — Nixed by Studio

Zach Snyder's Third '300' Film — Conceived As A 'Gay Love Story' — Nixed by Studio

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18

Zach Snyder was asked to come up with a sequel to his two "300" films during the pandemic; but what he came up with wasn't quite an action film; instead he wrote a gay love story between Alexander the Great and another warrior.

Eurovision Song Contest Starts with First Semifinal

Eurovision Song Contest Starts with First Semifinal

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Corder | May 18

Lithuanian pop-rock band The Roop gets the Eurovision Song Contest party started Tuesday night with the fittingly titled song "Discoteque" and its opening lines: "Ok, I feel the rhythm. Something's going on here."

Model Naomi Campbell Says she is Mother to a Baby Girl at 50

Model Naomi Campbell Says she is Mother to a Baby Girl at 50

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18

Naomi Campbell says she has become the mother of a baby girl.

After 2 Decades in Music and 2 Kids, Pink Still a Rockstar

After 2 Decades in Music and 2 Kids, Pink Still a Rockstar

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | May 18

Pink is grappling with the fact that her 9-year-old daughter, Willow, with husband Carey Hart, is on the cusp of the tween years.

Tennessee to Mandate Bathroom Signs about Transgender Use

Tennessee to Mandate Bathroom Signs about Transgender Use

NEWS | By Kimberlee Kruesi | May 18

Tennessee will be the first state in the U.S. to require businesses and government facilities open to the public to post a sign if they let transgender people use multiperson bathrooms, locker rooms or changing rooms associated with their gender identity.

News

Why Don't We Have an HIV/AIDS Vaccine After 37 Years?

Why Don't We Have an HIV/AIDS Vaccine After 37 Years?

NEWS | May 18

Millions of lives have been saved thanks to the rapid deployment of effective vaccines against COVID-19. And yet, it has been 37 years since HIV was discovered as the cause of AIDS, and there is no vaccine — why?

Business

How LGBTQ Women and Allies are Reshaping Pro Sports

How LGBTQ Women and Allies are Reshaping Pro Sports

BUSINESS | By Lindsay B. Davis | May 17

Not without its challenges, queer women in pro sports are raising the bar for representation, social justice and media attention. But what forces are behind this new narrative and long overdue power shift?

Technology

Watch: Who Knew? TikTok Comic Identifies LGBTQ Pokémon Universe

Watch: Who Knew? TikTok Comic Identifies LGBTQ Pokémon Universe

TECHNOLOGY | May 16

Trying to figure out the sexuality of Pokémon may not be high on most people's agenda, but Boston-based comedian Connor Diddle is using his TikTok account to tell the world which characters of the popular Japanese game franchise are LGBTQ.

Finance

How To Fix Covid-19 Related Credit Report Errors

How To Fix Covid-19 Related Credit Report Errors

FINANCE | By Kelly Anne Smith | May 18

The CFPB's annual consumer response report reveals that credit report inaccuracies more than doubled during the pandemic. Here's how to check your reports, and ask for corrections.

Cars

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | May 17

The launch of Ford's Bronco, its highly anticipated Jeep Wrangler-like SUV, won't likely happen until late this year. But there is already a Bronco-badged alternative at dealer lots.

Style

JoJo Siwa's New Cereal and More Pride-tastic Swag

JoJo Siwa's New Cereal and More Pride-tastic Swag

STYLE | May 18

Pride 2021 arcs to new rainbow heights with collectible swag in every color that will fit any occasion, from the high life to the casual side. Food, drink, clothes, household items — the full proud spectrum is available now!

Travel

WorldPride and EuroGames Happening in Scandinavia with COVID-19 Safety Precautions

WorldPride and EuroGames Happening in Scandinavia with COVID-19 Safety Precautions

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | May 18

The extraordinary LGBTQ event marks the first time both international festivals will join in one destination. But with COVID-19 still a significant health and safety concern, Copenhagen 2021 organizers are preparing to adapt as needed.

Nightlife

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

NIGHTLIFE | May 18

Their break-up may not have gotten the headlines that J-Lo and Arod may have gotten recently, but gay Manhattan was abuzz this week about the break-up of LGBTQ influencer Jack Mackenroth and adult star Dolf Dietrich that went very public this past weekend