Gay Pittsburgh: The Latest

Fierce Capitol Attacks on Police in Newly Released Videos

Fierce Capitol Attacks on Police in Newly Released Videos

NEWS | By Alanna Durkin Richer | Jun 19
Videos released under court order provide a chilling new look at the chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including body camera footage that shows a man charging at and tackling a police officer.

Kevin Spacey Dodges Sexual Assault Suit after Accuser Doesn't to Come Forward

Kevin Spacey Dodges Sexual Assault Suit after Accuser Doesn't to Come Forward

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18
Kevin Spacey dodged an expensive legal charge when a civil lawsuit by a man accusing him of sexual assault when he was 14 was dropped after the accuser chose not to identify himself.

Actor Colton Haynes Shares Homoerotic Pic He Tried to Erase from the Internet While Closeted

Actor Colton Haynes Shares Homoerotic Pic He Tried to Erase from the Internet While Closeted

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18
In an emotional Instagram post, actor Colton Haynes is sharing a photo with fans that he said he tried to scrub from the Internet while he was still in the closet during the early days of his career.

Mexico Conservatives to Sue Over Gay Pride Twitter Hacking

Mexico Conservatives to Sue Over Gay Pride Twitter Hacking

NEWS | Jun 18
A socially conservative Mexican political party is threatening legal action Friday after someone hacked the Solidarity Encounter Party's Twitter account and posted the gay pride banner and the slogan "Love is Love."

Beyond 'In the Heights,' Colorism Persists, Rarely Addressed

Beyond 'In the Heights,' Colorism Persists, Rarely Addressed

ENTERTAINMENT | By Astrid Galvan | Jun 18
Every year, Hollywood inevitably comes under criticism for its lack of racial diversity. But another lesser-known yet still pervasive problem also resurfaces: the lack of diversity in skin tone.

Demi Lovato Launches HENRY Mask Pride Month Collaboration

Demi Lovato Launches HENRY Mask Pride Month Collaboration

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 18
Demi Lovato has partnered with HENRY for a four-piece Pride Month mask collaboration, with 25% of proceeds donated to the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Anthony Mackie Dismisses Fan Theories of Gay 'Falcon and Winter Soldier' — and Fans Push Back

Anthony Mackie Dismisses Fan Theories of Gay 'Falcon and Winter Soldier' — and Fans Push Back

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18
Anthony Mackie, the "Falcon" half of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier," expressed exasperation that fans speculate the characters are romantically involved — those fans clapped back.

Watch: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Alumnae Join Forces with Jack Daniel's for Glamping Mini-Series

Watch: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Alumnae Join Forces with Jack Daniel's for Glamping Mini-Series

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 18
Jack Daniel's teams up with Bebe Zahara Benet, Trinity the Tuck, and Manila Luzon for a three-episode series to showcase Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire.

Watch: Gay Michigan Man Hospitalized After Brutal Hate Crime Assault

Watch: Gay Michigan Man Hospitalized After Brutal Hate Crime Assault

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18
A gay man in Michigan remains hospitalized as his traumatized partner speaks out after they were attacked by an epithet-hurling assailant.

HBO Max Renews Ballroom Competition Series 'Legendary' for Season 3

HBO Max Renews Ballroom Competition Series 'Legendary' for Season 3

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18
HBO Max has given "Legendary" 10s across the board as the show will return for a third season.


News

7 LGBTQ Chefs Cooking Up Pride From the Heartland

7 LGBTQ Chefs Cooking Up Pride From the Heartland

FOOD/DRINK | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jun 18
Chefs across the Midwest, Great Plains, and other heartland states are rocking the culinary arts in their hometowns and beyond. Here are seven stellar LGBTQ chefs who are making unforgettable food in non-coastal, ever-delicious cities.


Technology

Activities That Are a Click Away: Industries Investing in Mobile-Friendly Websites

Activities That Are a Click Away: Industries Investing in Mobile-Friendly Websites

PERSONAL TECH | Jun 14
There are still industries that invest heavily in their websites so that people with limited device space and those who prefer to carry out tasks in a simpler manner have that option.


Finance

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 7
A new platform, created in partnership with SAGE and LifeCents and supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation, is helping LGBTQ elders reduce financial stress and rethink how to budget and strategize for the future.


Cars

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Jun 12
Leasing a car now provides a number of advantages over a traditional financed purchase. To start with, you don't have to put as much money down.


Style

Baker Fined for Refusing to Make Transgender Transition Cake

Baker Fined for Refusing to Make Transgender Transition Cake

NATIONAL | By Colleen Slevin | Jun 17
A Colorado baker who won a partial victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2018 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple violated the state's anti-discrimination law by refusing to make a birthday cake for a transgender woman.


Health/Fitness

GOP Needs New Health Care Target: 'Obamacare' Survives Again

GOP Needs New Health Care Target: 'Obamacare' Survives Again

HEALTH | By Alan Fram | Jun 18
The Supreme Court's latest rejection of a Republican effort to dismantle "Obamacare" signals anew that the GOP must look beyond repealing the law if it wants to hone the nation's health care problems into a winning political issue.


Travel

French Tourism Seeks New Boost with Disneyland Reopening

French Tourism Seeks New Boost with Disneyland Reopening

By Sylvie Corbet, Catherine Gaschka | Jun 18
France's tourism sector is taking a further step toward normality with the reopening of Disneyland Paris, two weeks after the country reopened its borders to vaccinated visitors from across the world.


Nightlife

Super Fly Sundays @ The Monarch Bar :: June 13, 2021

Super Fly Sundays @ The Monarch Bar :: June 13, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 16
Shawn Paul Mazur and Matthew Blue presented New York City's longest running Sunday Rooftop party at the Monarch Bar in Midtown, with great music by BJ DJ Dawson and the amazing Queen host Skye Walker.