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Laurel Hubbard a Non-Finisher in Olympic Weightlifting

Laurel Hubbard a Non-Finisher in Olympic Weightlifting

NEWS | By James Ellingworth and Sally Ho | Aug 2
Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard made her mark by competing in the women's weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, but couldn't complete a lift.

Wu-Tang Clan Album Sale Pays Off Martin Shkreli's Court Debt

Wu-Tang Clan Album Sale Pays Off Martin Shkreli's Court Debt

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Aug 2
An unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album forfeited by Martin Shkreli after his securities fraud conviction was sold last week for an undisclosed sum.

Viva Italia! Olympic Golds Follow Soccer and Song Successes

Viva Italia! Olympic Golds Follow Soccer and Song Successes

NEWS | By Andrew Dampf | Aug 2
The first hints that this was Italy's year came when Italian band Maneskin won the popular Eurovision Song Contest in May.

Florida Breaks Record for COVID -19 Hospitalizations

Florida Breaks Record for COVID -19 Hospitalizations

NEWS | By Mike Schneider | Aug 2
A day after it recorded the most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic, Florida on Sunday broke a previous record for current hospitalizations set more than a year ago before vaccines were available.

Watch Marc Huestis' 1982 Film 'Whatever Happened to Susan Jane?' Free Online

Watch Marc Huestis' 1982 Film 'Whatever Happened to Susan Jane?' Free Online

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | Aug 2
Marc Heustis' eccentric and campy film 'Whatever Happened to Susan Jane' embodies the early 1980s of New Wave, drag queens and wild characters through the misadventures of runaway Virginia housewife. Watch it free online.

UK Eases Travel Restrictions as Industry Lobbies for More

UK Eases Travel Restrictions as Industry Lobbies for More

NEWS | By Danica Kirka | Aug 2
Britain opened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. and European Union on Monday as travel industry leaders urged the government to further ease restrictions.

Watch: Queer People Are the Most Vicious at Cancel Culture, Says Blogger Joe Rogan

Watch: Queer People Are the Most Vicious at Cancel Culture, Says Blogger Joe Rogan

NEWS | Aug 1
Ever wonder who cracked the cancel code? None other than blogger Joe Rogan, who maintains that queer people are the worst practitioners of cancel culture out of revenge.

'Jungle Cruise' Sails Atop Box Office Despite Covid Concerns

'Jungle Cruise' Sails Atop Box Office Despite Covid Concerns

Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, "Jungle Cruise" still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film's opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office.

MTV Marks 40th Anniversary with a New 'Moon Person' Design

MTV Marks 40th Anniversary with a New 'Moon Person' Design

MTV is marking its 40th anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon, with an MTV flag planted nearby.

DaBaby Booted from Lollapalooza After Homophobic Comments

DaBaby Booted from Lollapalooza After Homophobic Comments

Rapper DaBaby was cut Sunday from Lollapalooza's closing lineup following crude and homophobic remarks he made last week at a Miami-area music festival.


Entertainment

Review: Classic Fairy Tales Get an Ursine Makeover in 'Burly Tales'

Review: Classic Fairy Tales Get an Ursine Makeover in 'Burly Tales'

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 1
Love's many enchantments are a recurring theme in "Burly Tales," an anthology that takes a fresh look at classic fairy tales through a gay Bear lens. The results are fresh, funny, and romantic.


Technology

Robotic Police Dogs: Useful Hounds or Dehumanizing Machines?

Robotic Police Dogs: Useful Hounds or Dehumanizing Machines?

PERSONAL TECH | By Matt O'Brien | Jul 31
Privacy watchdogs — the human kind — warn that police are secretly rushing to buy the robots without setting safeguards against aggressive, invasive or dehumanizing uses.


Finance

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 30
The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.


Cars

Edmunds' Guide to Vehicle History Reports

Edmunds' Guide to Vehicle History Reports

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | Jul 31
Several companies sell vehicle history reports, promising to reveal the past of any given vehicle. In this article, we'll take a look at the two largest vehicle history report providers.


Style

Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

CRIME | Jul 31
Celebrity dermatologist Dr. Alex Khadavi was arrested and booked for felony criminal threats. The arrest came as a result of a homophobic rant that Khadavi made in a posh LA condo lobby on July 7.


Health/Fitness

Olympic Attention To Mental Health: Can NBC Coverage Pivot?

Olympic Attention To Mental Health: Can NBC Coverage Pivot?

HEALTH | By David Bauder | Jul 31
The network that presents the Games has been forced to pivot, and the addition of Michael Phelps to its broadcast team turned into a master stroke for unanticipated reasons.


Travel

Flight Attendants Report High Frequency of Unruly Passengers

Flight Attendants Report High Frequency of Unruly Passengers

CRIME | By David Koenig | Jul 30
Nearly one in five flight attendants say they have witnessed physical incidents involving passengers this year, and their union is calling for criminal prosecution of people who act up on planes.


Nightlife

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

NATIONAL | By Naveen Kumar | Jul 30
The idea that sexual desire might be understood as mere preference — like a favorite ice cream flavor — is reductive. "Just a preference" is a familiar and reflexive shield for what experts call racialized sexual discrimination.