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William Chris Wines: A Taste of Texas in Every Bottle

William Chris Wines: A Taste of Texas in Every Bottle

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 1

The shared philosophy of William Chris Vineyards is "great wines aren't made, but grown in the vineyard." Find out why this Texas winegrower is so worth your while.

Happy Valley Massachusetts Is Doing Cannabis Differently

Happy Valley Massachusetts Is Doing Cannabis Differently

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 1

We hear plenty about cannabis dispensaries with huge selections of brands and products.Happy Valley Massachusetts, the most consistent, premium-quality cannabis experiences come from within.

Couples Wed as Swiss Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect

Couples Wed as Swiss Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect

NEWS | By Jamey Keaten | Jul 1

Lesbian and gay couples in Switzerland rejoiced as they legally tied the knot Friday when the rich Alpine nation formally joined many other western European countries in allowing same-sex marriage, with some saying better late than never.

WHO: Monkeypox Cases in Europe have Tripled in Last 2 Weeks

WHO: Monkeypox Cases in Europe have Tripled in Last 2 Weeks

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | Jul 1

The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.

Gay Actor Andrew Scott Joins the Cast of Andrew Haigh's Next Movie

Gay Actor Andrew Scott Joins the Cast of Andrew Haigh's Next Movie

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 1

Gay actor Andrew Scott has signed on to out filmmaker Andrew Haigh's next project: an adaptation of Taichi Yamada's novel "Strangers."

Honoring Our Past — While Fortifying Our Future

Honoring Our Past — While Fortifying Our Future

NEWS | By Dr. William Kapfer | Jul 1

Last week, history was made with the groundbreaking of the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center in New York City. Dr. William Kapfer, who participated in the event, writes about its importance.

Conservatives' New Grievance: 'Baymax' Episode Depicts Feminine Hygiene Products, Trans Person

Conservatives' New Grievance: 'Baymax' Episode Depicts Feminine Hygiene Products, Trans Person

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 1

"Baymax," the new Disney+ animated series based on the film "Big Hero 6," features a helpful robot doing good deeds. One episode also shows a trans character — and conservatives are losing their minds.

'Tom Swift' Latest in Wave of CW Cancellations

'Tom Swift' Latest in Wave of CW Cancellations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 1

The bloodletting continues at the CW with the cancellation of "Tom Swift" only a handful of episodes into its freshman season. The adventure series centers on a gay Black billionaire inventor.

Same-Sex Couples Updating Legal Status after Abortion Ruling

Same-Sex Couples Updating Legal Status after Abortion Ruling

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Jul 1

The Supreme Court's overturning of one of women's key reproductive rights is a warning shot for families headed by same-sex parents who fear their rights could evaporate next.

Shake Shack Raises Money for The Trevor Project

Shake Shack Raises Money for The Trevor Project

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Jun 30

This Pride, Shake Shack has once again pledged support for The Trevor Project, an organization they've been supporting since 2017.

News

Watch: Man Nearly Sets Himself on Fire Burning Pride Flag

Watch: Man Nearly Sets Himself on Fire Burning Pride Flag

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 30

Lansing, MI police are seeking a man in connection to a series of Pride flag vandalisms that have hit the city of Lansing. He recently attempted to set a Pride flag on fire, nearly igniting himself in the process.

Entertainment

Review: 'The Worst Person In The World' is Joachim Trier's Finest Work

Review: 'The Worst Person In The World' is Joachim Trier's Finest Work

ENTERTAINMENT | By Greg Vellante | Jul 1

Joining The Criterion Collection this month, Joachim Trier's drama envisions a wholly rich world of feeling, characterization, and storytelling that cuts straight to the center of our innermost struggles.

Technology

Crewless Robotic Mayflower Ship Reaches Plymouth Rock

Crewless Robotic Mayflower Ship Reaches Plymouth Rock

TECHNOLOGY | Jul 1

The sleek Mayflower Autonomous Ship met with an escort boat as it approached the Massachusetts shoreline Thursday, more than 400 years after its namesake's historic journey from England.

Cars

Nissan Recalls about 323K SUVs; Hoods Can Open Unexpectedly

Nissan Recalls about 323K SUVs; Hoods Can Open Unexpectedly

CARS | Jun 30

Nissan is recalling nearly 323,000 Pathfinder SUVs in the U.S. because the hoods can unexpectedly fly open and block the driver's view.

Style

Watch: Meet Rising Pop Star Conan Gray

Watch: Meet Rising Pop Star Conan Gray

STYLE | Jun 30

Get to know rising pop star Conan Gray, who released his second album "Superache" last week and is gaining attention for his Gen Z tunes and iconic stage looks.

Health/Fitness

FDA Advisers Recommend Updating COVID Booster Shots for Fall

FDA Advisers Recommend Updating COVID Booster Shots for Fall

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone | Jun 29

At least some U.S. adults may get updated COVID-19 shots this fall, as government advisers voted Tuesday that it's time to tweak booster doses to better match the most recent virus variants.

Travel

Spirit's Delay Allows Airline Bidding War Time to Play Out

Spirit's Delay Allows Airline Bidding War Time to Play Out

TRAVEL | Jul 1

Shares of Spirit Airlines rose Thursday after it postponed a vote for the second time on a proposed merger with Frontier Airlines, allowing for a bidding war to play out.

Nightlife

Day Dream @ Dream Hotel NYC :: June 26, 2022

Day Dream @ Dream Hotel NYC :: June 26, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 30

Voss Events celebrated NYC Gay Pride with Day Dream at the Dream Hotel. DJ'ed by RuPaul's Drag Race winner Aquaria and Lady Bunny, there were plenty of go-go dancers to entertain the crowd, along with a great performance by Ebonee Excell.