Gay Palm Springs: The Latest

Are Companies That Support Pride and Other Social Causes 'Wokewashing'?

Are Companies That Support Pride and Other Social Causes 'Wokewashing'?

NEWS | Jun 14
A professor of brand responsibility investigates brands and their relationships with social issues, including the importance of both corporate allies and advocates.

'In the Heights' Makes Muted Debut, Edged by 'A Quiet Place'

'In the Heights' Makes Muted Debut, Edged by 'A Quiet Place'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jun 14
Just when a party was poised to break out in movie theaters, the below-expectation debut of "In the Heights" dampened Hollywood's hopes of a swift or smooth recovery at the summer box office.

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese Wins Westminster Dog Show

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese Wins Westminster Dog Show

NEWS | By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 14
The flavor of the year at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show: Wasabi.

Judge Tosses Hospital Workers' Vaccine Requirement Challenge

Judge Tosses Hospital Workers' Vaccine Requirement Challenge

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed by employees of a Houston hospital system over its requirement that all of its staff be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Novavax: Large Study Finds COVID-19 Shot About 90% Effective

Novavax: Large Study Finds COVID-19 Shot About 90% Effective

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Linda A. Johnson | Jun 14
Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in a large, late-stage study in the U.S. and Mexico.

As Infections Rise, England Braces for Delay in Reopenings

As Infections Rise, England Braces for Delay in Reopenings

NEWS | By Pan Pylas | Jun 14
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to disappoint many people across England later Monday by saying that restrictions on social contact will remain for a few more weeks because of rising infections.

Watch: Preacher Tony Spell Wants Manly Men with Grease on Their Hands. Really.

Watch: Preacher Tony Spell Wants Manly Men with Grease on Their Hands. Really.

NEWS | Jun 14
Right Wing Watch reported that Louisiana preacher Tony Spell recently declared that "the world needs to see some manly preachers" like him, before alluding to manly men with grease on their hands and callouses on their knees.

Aurora Pride :: June 13, 2021

Aurora Pride :: June 13, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 13
Aurora, Illinois revamped their second Pride celebration with a drive around concept to local businesses and homes, plus a rainbow festival in Water Street Square.

Pulse Orlando Remembrance  ::  June 12, 2021

Pulse Orlando Remembrance :: June 12, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 13
Supporters came together in SF on the fifth anniversary of the Pulse Night Club massacre. Before laying flowers in remembrance for the 49 lives lost., community leaders spoke about gun violence and one of the worst attacks on the LGBTQ+ community.

Watch: Brian Falduto Brought His Authentic Self to Playing a Gay Teen in 'School of Rock,' Which Scared Him Into the Closet

Watch: Brian Falduto Brought His Authentic Self to Playing a Gay Teen in 'School of Rock,' Which Scared Him Into the Closet

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 13
In the film "School of Rock" Brian Falduto played Billy, or "Fancy Pants," and was quickly labeled the "gay kid" from the hit film. He brought an authenticity to the role, but it also scared him into the closet.


News

Chella Man on Fashion, Authenticity and the True Meaning of Pride

Chella Man on Fashion, Authenticity and the True Meaning of Pride

CELEBRITIES | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 13
Artist, author, and director Chella Man chats with EDGE about his fashion style, new book "Continuum," and advocating for greater accessibility and representation for the whole spectrum of LGBTQ creators.


Business

Richard Branson Marks Opening of Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas

Richard Branson Marks Opening of Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas

Jun 12
Billionaire businessman and investor Richard Branson marked the opening Thursday of the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, promoting weekend events that kicked off with a show headlined by Christina Aguilera.


Technology

Apple Clarifies New Rules Won't Affect Grindr, Other Dating Apps

Apple Clarifies New Rules Won't Affect Grindr, Other Dating Apps

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 10
Apple's new rules around dating apps won't affect popular platforms like Grindr and Scruff, but are intended to shut down "apps that used dating only as a cover for pornography, prostitution, or human trafficking."


Finance

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 7
A new platform, created in partnership with SAGE and LifeCents and supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation, is helping LGBTQ elders reduce financial stress and rethink how to budget and strategize for the future.


Cars

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Jun 12
Leasing a car now provides a number of advantages over a traditional financed purchase. To start with, you don't have to put as much money down.


Style

Ferrari Enters Luxury Fashion Market

Ferrari Enters Luxury Fashion Market

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Jun 14
The 74-year-old luxury carmaker launched a new era as a lifestyles brand, with a runway show unveiling its first ready-to-wear collection targeting a younger generation that might not be aware of its Formula One racing pedigree.


Health/Fitness

White House Appoints Out, HIV+ Director for Office of National AIDS Policy

White House Appoints Out, HIV+ Director for Office of National AIDS Policy

AIDS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 12
The White House announced the appointment of an out gay man, Harold Phillips, as director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, or (ONAP). The June 5 announcement coincided with the 40th anniversary of the first report on AIDS.


Travel

Travel Rebound: 2 Million People Go Through US Airports

Travel Rebound: 2 Million People Go Through US Airports

NATIONAL | By David Koenig | Jun 13
The airline industry's recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020.


Nightlife

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar :: June 11, 2021

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar :: June 11, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 12
It's been more than a year since the last FUZZ at Boston's The Alley Bar. And just like that... it was a full post-pandemic house at the downtown nightspot. See who came out.