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What's HOT South Florida :: June 22 - 27
Miami, FL

What's HOT South Florida :: June 22 - 27

NIGHTLIFE | By Scott Holland | Jun 22
Flights of fancy await -- to space, to musical ecstasy with Natalie Merchant, to Pride and to parties. Don't dally; this is all HOT!

Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill Condemned by LGBT Advocates

Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill Condemned by LGBT Advocates

NEWS | Jun 22
If passed, the bill would take away health insurance from millions of people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people.

Minneapolis Police Asked to Limit Presence at Pride Parade

Minneapolis Police Asked to Limit Presence at Pride Parade

NEWS | Jun 22
Minneapolis' first openly gay police chief responded sharply Thursday to a decision by organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade to ask her department to minimize its participation in Sunday's annual event

German Parliament Votes to Annul Gay Men's Convictions

German Parliament Votes to Annul Gay Men's Convictions

NEWS | By Geir Moulson | Jun 22
German lawmakers on Thursday approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was enforced enthusiastically in post-World War II West Germany.

Senate Republicans Release Bill to Cut Benefits to Poor, Alter Obamacare

Senate Republicans Release Bill to Cut Benefits to Poor, Alter Obamacare

NEWS | Jun 22
"We live in the wealthiest country on earth. Surely we can do better than what the Republican health care bill promises," said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

Hate Group Label Has Hate Groups Hating Labels

Hate Group Label Has Hate Groups Hating Labels

NEWS | Jun 22
Outside of equal rights for LGBT citizens, there are few things a hate group hates more than the Southern Poverty Law Center and being called "hate group."

No Tapes: Trump Says He Didn't Record Meetings with Comey

No Tapes: Trump Says He Didn't Record Meetings with Comey

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Jun 22
President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey.

Court Clears Mississippi LGBT Objections Law; Appeal Likely

Court Clears Mississippi LGBT Objections Law; Appeal Likely

NEWS | By Emily Wagster Pettus | Jun 22
A federal appeals court said Thursday that Mississippi can start enforcing a law that allows merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples, but opponents of the law immediately pledged to appeal.

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 22
After the parade ended the parties at the clubs got started. Here are some fun photos from the Providence Eagle, The Dark Lady/Alley Cat, The Stable, EGO and Mirabar.

Coal Company Sues HBO's John Oliver for Defamation

Coal Company Sues HBO's John Oliver for Defamation

NEWS | Jun 22
Coal company Murray Energy has sued HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening.

PopUps: Finn Wittrock to Star in Versace 'American Crime Story' Miniseries

PopUps: Finn Wittrock to Star in Versace 'American Crime Story' Miniseries

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
"American Horror Story" vet Finn Wittrock will join Ryan Murphy's upcoming miniseries "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story."


News

After Outcry, an LGBT Survey Question is Restored by HHS

After Outcry, an LGBT Survey Question is Restored by HHS

NATIONAL | By Matt Sedensky | Jun 22
A question on sexuality slated for deletion from a federal survey has been restored, officials said Thursday, responding to an outcry from LGBT advocates who said the Trump administration was trying to erase data on their community.


Entertainment

Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month
Miami, FL

Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month

NATIONAL | Jun 19
Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) proudly takes the McCaw Hall stage for Bette, Babs &Beyoncé, belting out many of the songs made famous by this beloved trio of divas: Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, and Beyoncé Knowles.

 Review :: Huey Lewis and the News. House of Blues. June 20, 2017.

Review :: Huey Lewis and the News. House of Blues. June 20, 2017.

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | Jun 22
I'll say this for Mr. Lewis and his News, they have stamina. Once one of the most popular mainstream pop/rock bands the band have pretty much faded from the public consciousness over the 30+ years since they were on top of the charts.


Business

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

FINANCE | By Sophia Tareen | Jun 22
Already holding the title for longest state budget stalemate, Illinois is poised to enter a third year without a spending plan as the feud between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats controlling the Legislature drags on.


Technology

Google's Search Engine Aims to Become Employment Engine

Google's Search Engine Aims to Become Employment Engine

PERSONAL TECH | Jun 22
Job hunters are able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search engine collects across the internet. The results aim to streamline such listings by eliminating duplicate jobs posted on different sites.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 22
Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. to China, where it already makes the Focus for Chinese buyers.


Travel

Visiting Peru's Machu Picchu? New Restrictions Await

Visiting Peru's Machu Picchu? New Restrictions Await

Jun 22
Travelers wanting a glimpse of Peru's famed Machu Picchu will be restricted to visiting during morning or afternoon tours in a move aimed at conserving the site's archaeological splendor.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride's Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride's Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 21
Rhode Island Pride's Nighttime Parade offered a fun time for all after the Festival and before the Club Parties started. If you haven't been to an Illuminated Parade you need to see this!