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Celebrating Our Favorite Halloween TV Episodes

Celebrating Our Favorite Halloween TV Episodes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Shawn Laib | Oct 5

Spooky season is upon us once again, which means it's time for us to revisit our favorite Halloween episodes to get in a trick-or-treating mood.

Queering Cinema: Dame Camp and 'Dead Ringer'

Queering Cinema: Dame Camp and 'Dead Ringer'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Oct 5

The movie star most associated with 'camp' is Bette Davis. And she's way over the top in 'Dead Ringer,' where she plays twins, one bad, the other worse.

Leonard Bernstein Celebrated by Boston Symphony This Week with Two Works

Leonard Bernstein Celebrated by Boston Symphony This Week with Two Works

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 5

Leonard Bernstein has had a long history with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. At this week's concerts, musical director Andris Nelsons leads two of his better-known orchestral works.

Handball Player Lucas Krzikalla Says 'I'm Gay' — First Active German Sports Professional to Come Out

Handball Player Lucas Krzikalla Says 'I'm Gay' — First Active German Sports Professional to Come Out

NEWS | Oct 5

German handball player Lucas Krzikalla came out this week, making him the first active professional sports figure from his country to do so.

Watch: Iowa TV Reporter Reintroduces Herself to Viewers... as a Trans Woman

Watch: Iowa TV Reporter Reintroduces Herself to Viewers... as a Trans Woman

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5

A reporter on a Des Moines-area TV news channel came out as transgender in an interview that introduced her all over again to viewers.

Oklahoma Sports 'Biological Sex Affidavit' Raises Questions

Oklahoma Sports 'Biological Sex Affidavit' Raises Questions

NEWS | By Cliff Brunt | Oct 5

Oklahoma public school athletes, from kindergarten to college, are now required to submit a "biological sex affidavit." The form — part of a law its author says is aimed at ensuring teams allow only cisgender females — asks what sex a student was at birth

Depeche Mode Line up 1st Album, Tour in over 5 Years

Depeche Mode Line up 1st Album, Tour in over 5 Years

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 5

Depeche Mode have lined up a new album and the band's first live shows in more than five years, an announcement that comes months after the death of founding member Andy "Fletch" Fletcher.

Gay Porn Model a Suspect in 2010 'Execution-Style' Killing

Gay Porn Model a Suspect in 2010 'Execution-Style' Killing

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5

Police have arrested a gay porn model in a South Florida murder case over a decade old. The case against the subject is rife with allegations of jealously and group sex.

Lil Nas X Takes to the Atlanta Stage in a Skirt

Lil Nas X Takes to the Atlanta Stage in a Skirt

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5

It was a hometown road moment for Lil Nas X when the always-fashionable "Montero" singer took to the stage in a Coach skirt for a concert in Atlanta.

Oklahoma Governor Urges Action on Anti-Transgender Medicine

Oklahoma Governor Urges Action on Anti-Transgender Medicine

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Oct 5

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday targeting medical treatments for transgender youth and called on the GOP-controlled Legislature to impose a statewide ban when it returns in February.

News

Report: Donald Trump Told Mike Pence Gay People 'Love Me'

Report: Donald Trump Told Mike Pence Gay People 'Love Me'

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 4

A new book by Maggie Haberman of The New York Times claims that former President Donald Trump told Mike Pence that gay people "love me."

Entertainment

Dahmer was Gay, but 'Dahmer' is a Case of Pink Washing

Dahmer was Gay, but 'Dahmer' is a Case of Pink Washing

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5

By all means, sit through this too-often numbing series about racial disparities in law enforcement. Just don't mistake "Dahmer" for a meaningfully gay story.

Business

Musk Says he Wants Twitter Again and Will Pay $44B Price

Musk Says he Wants Twitter Again and Will Pay $44B Price

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher, Matt O'Brien, Randall Chase, and Barbara Ortutay | Oct 5

Elon Musk wants Twitter again — and Twitter is game. The billionaire Tesla CEO has proposed to buy the company at the originally agreed-on price of $44 billion.

Technology

White House Unveils Artificial Intelligence 'Bill of Rights'

White House Unveils Artificial Intelligence 'Bill of Rights'

TECHNOLOGY | By Garance Burke | Oct 5

The Biden administration unveiled far-reaching goals aimed at averting harms caused by the rise of artificial intelligence systems, including guidelines for how to protect people's personal data.

Finance

Can Biden Save Democracy One U.S. Factory Job at a Time?

Can Biden Save Democracy One U.S. Factory Job at a Time?

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Oct 5

President Joe Biden is working to create a manufacturing revival — even helping to put factory jobs in Republican territory under the belief it can restore faith in U.S. democracy.

Cars

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

CARS | By Hope Yen, Matthew Daly, and David Sharp | Oct 3

Biden last year directed the U.S. government to purchase only American-made, zero-emission passenger cars by 2027 and electric versions of other vehicles by 2035.

Style

Louis Vuitton's 'Blow Up' Show Caps Energetic Fashion Season

Louis Vuitton's 'Blow Up' Show Caps Energetic Fashion Season

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 5

The funfair lights at Louis Vuitton shone as brightly as the starry front row Tuesday for the vibrant and infectious spring collection from Nicolas Ghesquiere that capped Paris Fashion Week.

Health/Fitness

Arizona Clinic has Workaround for Abortion Pill Ban

Arizona Clinic has Workaround for Abortion Pill Ban

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Bob Christie | Oct 4

A Phoenix abortion clinic has come up with a way for patients who can end their pregnancy using a pill to get the medication quickly without running afoul of a resurrected Arizona law that bans most abortions.

Travel

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

Spotlight Events and Fall Colors Shine in Putnam County

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 29

Putnam County is calling all day-trippers and travelers. This fall, visits to the historic Hudson Valley county bring both radiant autumn colors and exclusive seasonal events.