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Lutheran Official Apologizes for Trans Bishop's Firing of Cleric

Lutheran Official Apologizes for Trans Bishop's Firing of Cleric

NEWS | By Deepa Bharath and Holly Meyer | Aug 13

The presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America apologized to a majority Latino congregation for their pain after the denomination's first openly transgender bishop fired their pastor.

LGBTQ+ Groups Denounce Florida Plan to Limit Transgender Care

LGBTQ+ Groups Denounce Florida Plan to Limit Transgender Care

NEWS | Aug 13

LGBTQ and health groups have denounced a new rule by Florida health officials to restrict Medicaid insurance coverage for gender dysphoria treatments for transgender people.

Watch: 'Beach Rats' Actor Harris Dickinson Stars in Trailer for 'Triangle of Sadness'

Watch: 'Beach Rats' Actor Harris Dickinson Stars in Trailer for 'Triangle of Sadness'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13

The first trailer for director Ruben Östlund's new film "Triangle of Sadness," which won the prestigious Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, is finally here.

IG Snafu: Ex-NFL Star Eric Decker's 4-Year-Old Son Posts Pic of Him in Shower

IG Snafu: Ex-NFL Star Eric Decker's 4-Year-Old Son Posts Pic of Him in Shower

NEWS | Aug 13

Former NFL player Eric Decker is no stranger to thirst traps, even nude ones; but he was surprised when two pics of him naked turned up on his Instagram on Monday.

Hidden Treasures in Asheville's Least Hidden Hotel

Hidden Treasures in Asheville's Least Hidden Hotel

TRAVEL | By Brandon Schultz | Aug 13

The Grove Park Inn is known as the other spectacular resort in Asheville, NC. While it is well-known, it has numerous hidden treasures.

KJ Apa and Eric Dane's 'Couple' Photo Sparks 'Euphoria' Rumors

KJ Apa and Eric Dane's 'Couple' Photo Sparks 'Euphoria' Rumors

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 13

After KJ Apa and Eric Dane captioned photo on Instagram with "New couple alert!" "Riverdale" and "Euphoria" fans swooning.

Ellen, Other Celebs React to Ann Heche's Death

Ellen, Other Celebs React to Ann Heche's Death

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 13

Ann Heche's former partner Ellen DeGeneres and other celebrities took to social media to share sadness and sympathy after news broke that Ann Heche had died following a fiery crash last week.

'Love, Victor' Star Michael Cimino Fires Up Social Media with Thirst Traps

'Love, Victor' Star Michael Cimino Fires Up Social Media with Thirst Traps

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13

Actor Michael Cimino is trending today on social media for a series of fiery (literally) thirst traps as his hit series "Love, Victor" comes to an end.

Drag Race Driver Travis Shumake Wants to Open Doors in the Sport

Drag Race Driver Travis Shumake Wants to Open Doors in the Sport

NEWS | Aug 13

Out drag race driver Travis Shumake takes Pride to a Kansas racing strip next month thanks to Visit Topeka and Pride Kansas. He hopes to bring his LGBTQ+ identity to the sport.

PopUps: Rocker Tommy Lee Surprises Fans with Full-Frontal Pic on Instagram

PopUps: Rocker Tommy Lee Surprises Fans with Full-Frontal Pic on Instagram

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13

Tommy Lee gave his 1.4 million Instagram followers something to look at when he posted a full-frontal selfie Thursday.

News

Adult Film Star Greg Riley Shares his Monkeypox Experience

Adult Film Star Greg Riley Shares his Monkeypox Experience

NEWS | Aug 13

The horror stories around monkeypox share the same dispiriting scenario: A frightening diagnosis followed by a painful outbreak, anxiety, isolation, and difficulty in receiving treatment. Adult film actor Greg Riley shared his monkeypox experience.

Entertainment

Diana Doc 'The Princess' Flips the Focus

Diana Doc 'The Princess' Flips the Focus

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 13

The last thing the world needs, you might think, is another Princess Diana documentary, yet documentarian Ed Perkins managed to find a novel take.

Business

Peloton Cuts Jobs, Raises Prices in Bid for Profitability

Peloton Cuts Jobs, Raises Prices in Bid for Profitability

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 13

Peloton is laying off employees and raising prices for some of its equipment as part of its latest bid to make the business profitable and free up cash.

Technology

FTC Looking at Rules to Corral Tech Firms' Data Collection

FTC Looking at Rules to Corral Tech Firms' Data Collection

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcy Gordon | Aug 12

Whether it's the fitness tracker on your wrist, the "smart" home appliances in your house or the latest kids' fad going viral, they all produce a trove of personal data for big tech companies.

Finance

Inflation Reduction Act May Have Little Impact on Inflation

Inflation Reduction Act May Have Little Impact on Inflation

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber and Josh Boak | Aug 13

Will the measure actually tame the price spikes that have inflicted hardships on American households? Economic analyses suggest that the answer is likely no — not anytime soon, anyway.

Cars

Edmunds: How to Mitigate or Avoid Dealer Markups

Edmunds: How to Mitigate or Avoid Dealer Markups

CARS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Aug 13

Edmunds experts what you can expect from dealerships for the remainder of 2022 and offers tips on getting the best deal.

Style

Skin Cycling: The Hot New Trend that will Transform your Skin

Skin Cycling: The Hot New Trend that will Transform your Skin

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Aug 10

In an age where trends come and go in the blink of an eye, it's worth discussing when something comes along that is actually beneficial to the skin.

Health/Fitness

Warnings of Monkeypox Outbreak Were Ignored for Years, Reports Washington Post

Warnings of Monkeypox Outbreak Were Ignored for Years, Reports Washington Post

HEALTH/FITNESS | Aug 12

Warnings about the possibility of monkeypox becoming a crisis were raised over the past decade from two different sources, but were ignored, the Washington Post reports.

Travel

New Zealand Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship Since COVID Hit

New Zealand Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship Since COVID Hit

TRAVEL | By Nick Perry | Aug 12

New Zealand on Friday welcomed the first cruise ship to return since the coronavirus pandemic began, signaling a long-sought return to normalcy for the nation's tourism industry.

Nightlife

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8

The Anti Violence Project threw The Pink Party, celebrating the lives and victories of the LGBTQ community in Fire Island Pines, complete with drag performances by Shequida, Egypt and Nutwater, and featuring DJ Matty Glitterati.