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Pro Wrestler Rolando Perez, a.k.a. Miami Ice, Comes Out as Bi; Twitter Responds

Pro Wrestler Rolando Perez, a.k.a. Miami Ice, Comes Out as Bi; Twitter Responds

NEWS | Sep 27
Pro wrestler Rolando Perez, also known as Miami Ice, broke the news on Twitter on Sept. 22, and Twitter lit up with supportive messages.

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

So far, regulators have done a poor job of defining the universe of people considered at risk because of institutional and occupational exposure, but the list is growing.

Deaf & LGBTQ Artists Collaborate for an Inspirational Song

Deaf & LGBTQ Artists Collaborate for an Inspirational Song

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | Sep 27
Los Angeles contemporary choral ensemble Tonality, in collaboration with performers and creators in the deaf community, have created a music video for Alex Wurman's song "No, Child. No Child."

Copenhagen's Hippy, Psychedelic Oasis Christiana Turns 50

Copenhagen's Hippy, Psychedelic Oasis Christiana Turns 50

NEWS | By Jan M. Olsen | Sep 27
After a half-century, the "flower-power" aura of Copenhagen's semi-autonomous Christiania neighborhood hasn't yet wilted. Love-ins with the authorities have hardly been a trademark of the neighborhood.

'Eternals' Features Gay Superhero, Gets 18+ 'Mature' Rating in Russia

'Eternals' Features Gay Superhero, Gets 18+ 'Mature' Rating in Russia

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 27
The depiction of an openly gay superhero — especially one who is married to another man — was enough to get Marvels' upcoming "Eternals" labeled with an 18+ "Mature" rating in Russia.

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Sashays Home with 10 Tony Awards

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Sashays Home with 10 Tony Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 27
"Moulin Rouge! The Musical," a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 movie, won the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards when Broadway looked back to honor shows shuttered by COVID-19, mourn its fallen and look to welcoming audiences again.

Liz Cheney: `I was Wrong' in Opposing Gay Marriage in Past

Liz Cheney: `I was Wrong' in Opposing Gay Marriage in Past

NEWS | By Josh Boak | Sep 26
Rep. Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage in the past, a stand that once split her family.

Swiss Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Wide Margin in Referendum

Swiss Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Wide Margin in Referendum

NEWS | Sep 26
Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a nationwide referendum showed Sunday.

'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens 2nd to 'Shang-Chi' at Box Office

'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens 2nd to 'Shang-Chi' at Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 26
"Dear Evan Hansen" may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters.

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26
2020 was the deadliest year since the Human Rights Campaign began tracking murderous anti-trans violence in 2013, claiming 44 victims. 2021 is well on track to equal or surpass that grim total.


Business

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24
A DoorDash delivery driver in Sandwich, Massachusetts has been charged after scrawling harassing comments on the wrapping paper of a Subway sandwich order he delivered to a gay couple.


Finance

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

By Erin Hurd, NerdWallet | Sep 23
Here are some options to use your rewards from credit cards or hotels to help pay for your next vacation rental.


Cars

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

AUTO NEWS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 25
Which small sedan is the better buy? Edmunds' experts compare the 2022 Civic and 2022 Corolla to find out.


Style

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Sep 27
Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations.


Travel

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

CULTURE | By Ivan Quintanilla | Sep 24
Though many up-and-coming drag queens would love to be a "Ru girl," a unique drag identity is emerging from Denmark's capital of Copenhagen. Here, the scene fuses performance and activism.


Nightlife

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 24
Roscoe's Tavern held a RuPaul's Drag Race UK season three premiere viewing party. Hosts Naysha Lopez and Batty Davis kept the laughs coming with special guests Monet X Change, Adore Delano and Carson Kressley.