Gay Palm Springs: The Latest

Boston Club To Enforce COVID Vaccination Requirement for Entry

Boston Club To Enforce COVID Vaccination Requirement for Entry

NEWS | Jul 27
In what may be the first move for LGBTQ businesses in Boston, Jacques' Cabaret — a popular nightclub that caters to drag performers — announced that it has made changes to its COVID-19 protocols, which requires proof of vaccination.

Rapper DaBaby Doubles Down on Homophobic, HIV-Ignorant Rant

Rapper DaBaby Doubles Down on Homophobic, HIV-Ignorant Rant

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 27
After making homophobic and AIDS-ignorant remarks at a music festival in Miami Sunday, rapper DaBaby doubled down on his offensive rant, calling critics "bitter bitches."

Out Country Singer Orville Peck Sets Fall 'Drive Me, Crazy' Tour

Out Country Singer Orville Peck Sets Fall 'Drive Me, Crazy' Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 27
Country recording artist and songwriter Orville Peck has announced his "Drive Me, Crazy" tour, kicking off at Nashville Pride and concluding with back-to-back performances supporting Harry Styles at Madison Square Garden.

Biden Administration Revises PrEP Guidelines — Insurers To Pay All Costs

Biden Administration Revises PrEP Guidelines — Insurers To Pay All Costs

NEWS | Jul 27
The Biden administration has announced that almost all health insurers must cover the HIV prevention pill, known as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, with no cost sharing — including for the drug itself and, crucially, for clinic visits and lab tests.

Allegations: Gay Man Forced Out of Christian Theater and His Departure Papered Over With 'Beautiful Lie'

Allegations: Gay Man Forced Out of Christian Theater and His Departure Papered Over With 'Beautiful Lie'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 27
A gay man alleges he was forced out of his job at a Christian theater organization — and then his departure was swept under the rug with a "beautiful lie" that avoided the real reason.

Is There a Same-Sex Wedding Invite in Infamous Homophobe Anita Bryant's Future?

Is There a Same-Sex Wedding Invite in Infamous Homophobe Anita Bryant's Future?

NEWS | Jul 27
Anita Bryant came to national prominence in the 1970s when she led an anti-gay political campaign, claiming that LGBTQ people recruited their community. So, just who recruited her granddaughter, who is marrying another woman?

Senators, White House in Talks to Finish Infrastructure Bill

Senators, White House in Talks to Finish Infrastructure Bill

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro, Alexandra Jaffe, and Kevin Freking | Jul 27
Senators and the White House are locked in intense negotiations to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure mounting on all sides to wrap up talks and show progress.

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

NEWS | By Ivan Quintanilla | Jul 27
A gay Cuban American journalist returns to his childhood home of Miami to explore Little Havana's legacy and the impact of queer Cuban culture.

With Virus Surge, US to Keep Travel Restrictions for Now

With Virus Surge, US to Keep Travel Restrictions for Now

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani | Jul 27
The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant.

'About Time': LGBTQ Athletes Unleash Rainbow Wave on Olympics

'About Time': LGBTQ Athletes Unleash Rainbow Wave on Olympics

NEWS | By John Leicester | Jul 27
A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields, with a record number of openly LGBTQ competitors in Tokyo.


Business

Business Travel Stirs, But Many Road Warriors Stay Grounded

Business Travel Stirs, But Many Road Warriors Stay Grounded

By David Koenig | Jul 27
Of the 2 million people clogging airport security lines and gate areas again each day, one crowd is still largely missing: business travelers.


Finance

Liz Weston: How to Have a Retirement Worth Saving For

Liz Weston: How to Have a Retirement Worth Saving For

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jul 27
Most advice about retirement planning focuses on how to save enough money to replace your paycheck. But work provides us with a lot more than income.


Cars

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 27
Tesla's quarterly profit has surpassed $1 billion for the first time thanks to the electric car pioneer's ability to navigate through a pandemic-driven computer chip shortage.


Style

Mario Batali Harassment Probe Settlement: $600K to Accusers

Mario Batali Harassment Probe Settlement: $600K to Accusers

CELEBRITIES | By Michael R. Sisak | Jul 24
Celebrity chef Mario Batali, his business partner and their New York City restaurant company have agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve a four-year investigation.


Health/Fitness

VA Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers

VA Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 27
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines, as the aggressive delta variant spreads.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Closing Party  #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

San Diego Pride Closing Party #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 21
Happy Dark Productions set sail on the San Diego Bay for their annual San Diego Pride closing party. Everyone danced the day and night away before headliner Todrick Hall closed out the night.