Gay Ft. Lauderdale: The Latest

'Upon This Rock' - David Eugene Perry's Gay Noir Novel

'Upon This Rock' - David Eugene Perry's Gay Noir Novel

ARTS & CULTURE | By Will Snyder | Aug 5
Church history, scandals and hypocrisy and international intrigue set in San Francisco and Italy make the author's debut novel an interesting read.

Besties Forever: Jack & Yaya's True Love Story

Besties Forever: Jack & Yaya's True Love Story

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Aug 5
Seeing as how 'Jack & Yaya' is first-time co-directors Jen Bagley and Mary Hewey's full-length documentary debut, Bagley and Hewey get more right than wrong in their rendering of this touching true story.

Professor Who Allegedly Died of COVID-19 Doesn't Exist

Professor Who Allegedly Died of COVID-19 Doesn't Exist

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 4
A twitter account for @sciencing_bi — a queer, Indigenous professor at Arizona State University who had allegedly "died from COVID-19" on Friday — is no longer active because the academic apparently does not exist.

Tom of Finland is Celebrated During his Centenary; but Foundation May Close Due to COVID

Tom of Finland is Celebrated During his Centenary; but Foundation May Close Due to COVID

Tom of Finland is a name synonymous with sexually charged, playful images that has made him an iconic LGBTQ artist. Yet as the centenary of his birth is being celebrated, his foundation is facing closing due to COVID.

Suspect Arrested in Attack on Two Gay Arab Men in Israel

Suspect Arrested in Attack on Two Gay Arab Men in Israel

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 4
Two gay Arab men were attacked at Jaffa port on Saturday. One suspect, a 16-year old Israeli, has been arrested.

Kevin Hart Defends Ellen Amid Inappropriate Workplace Allegations

Kevin Hart Defends Ellen Amid Inappropriate Workplace Allegations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 4
Following the leads of Portia de Rossi and Katy Perry, the comedian and actor defends DeGeneres over a wide array of unprofessional and inappropriate conduct on the set of her talk show.

Trump's Demand for US Cut of a TikTok Deal is Unprecedented

Trump's Demand for US Cut of a TikTok Deal is Unprecedented

NEWS | Aug 4
President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft purchase of TikTok is the latest unprecedented scenario in an unprecedented situation.

Huge Explosion Rocks Beirut with Widespread Damage, Injuries

Huge Explosion Rocks Beirut with Widespread Damage, Injuries

NEWS | By Bassem Mroue | Aug 4
A massive explosion rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

Watch: Netflix Shares Trailer for Ryan Murphy's 'Ratched' Series Starring Sarah Paulson

Watch: Netflix Shares Trailer for Ryan Murphy's 'Ratched' Series Starring Sarah Paulson

Netflix is sharing the first trailer for its upcoming Ryan Murphy series "Ratched," starring Sarah Paulson as the titular Nurse Mildred Ratched in the "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" prequel.

Kanye West Withdraws Petition to Get on NJ's 2020 Ballot

Kanye West Withdraws Petition to Get on NJ's 2020 Ballot

NEWS | By Mike Catalini | Aug 4
Kanye West withdrew his petition to appear as a presidential candidate on New Jersey's ballot, according to an email chain between a judge and what appears to be the rapper's campaign email address.


Entertainment

Watch the Stream of  'Broadway Bares: Zoom'

Watch the Stream of 'Broadway Bares: Zoom'

THEATRE | Aug 4
Tens of thousands of fans around the world "Zoomed In" to watch sensational striptease when the first-ever digital edition of Broadway Bares streamed August 1, 2020, and raised $596,504 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.


Cars

Plug It In: Electric Car Charging Station Numbers Are Rising

Plug It In: Electric Car Charging Station Numbers Are Rising

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 3
There are now 26,000 electric vehicle charging stations open to the public in the U.S., with more than 84,000 plugs. But the country, and the world, will need thousands more.


Health/Fitness

Trump Nursing Home Plan Limits Supply of Free COVID-19 Tests

Trump Nursing Home Plan Limits Supply of Free COVID-19 Tests

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 4
A program that sounded like a game changer when it was announced last month at the White House is now prompting concerns that it could turn into another unfulfilled promise for nursing homes


Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Fire Island

Summer Flashback: Fire Island

CULTURE | Aug 2
Fire Island remains one of the major summer destinations as the place to relax and party during summer. But this year public events are out, officially at least. Here's a look back at some of them - from drag flotillas to beach parties.