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Out Lesbian Candidate Tina Kotek Wins Oregon Gubernatorial Primary

Out Lesbian Candidate Tina Kotek Wins Oregon Gubernatorial Primary

NEWS | By Sara Cline | May 18

Former Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek on Tuesday won the Democratic gubernatorial primary, beating state Treasurer Tobias Read in a victory for the party's progressive wing.

With New Clinical Data in Hand, the Dr. Dennis Gross Peel Mobile Wraps Up Tour

With New Clinical Data in Hand, the Dr. Dennis Gross Peel Mobile Wraps Up Tour

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | May 17

After coast-to-coast stops around the country, the Dr. Dennis Gross Peel Mobile is winding down its epic road trip.

Isaac Mizrahi Riffs on 'Peter and the Wolf' with New Collaboration 'Third Bird'

Isaac Mizrahi Riffs on 'Peter and the Wolf' with New Collaboration 'Third Bird'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 17

Isaac Mizrahi love of "Peter and the Wolf" has seen him narrate, then direct performances of the children's piece for decades. Next month he will premiere his take on the piece in a new collaborative effort.

Watch: Lindsay Lohan Narrates New Queer Dating Series on Amazon Prime

Watch: Lindsay Lohan Narrates New Queer Dating Series on Amazon Prime

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 17

Lindsay Lohan will narrate "Lovestruck High," an immersive experience that will see contestants fulfil their "teenage fantasies by entering the nostalgic picture-perfect world of an American High School."

Review: The Players Put It Together with Stylish Sondheim Revue

Review: The Players Put It Together with Stylish Sondheim Revue

ENTERTAINMENT | By Joe Siegel | May 17

The Players at Barker Playhouse are finishing their season with the highly stylish musical revue "Putting It Together," featuring the music of legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim.

Karamo Brown Opens Up About Hair Loss Journey

Karamo Brown Opens Up About Hair Loss Journey

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 17

"Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown is opening up about his hair loss journey and how he found the self-esteem to feel sexy with his bald head.

South Carolina Governor Signs Transgender Sports Ban Bill

South Carolina Governor Signs Transgender Sports Ban Bill

NEWS | By Jeffrey Collins | May 17

South Carolina's governor has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools and colleges.

PSG Player Criticized for Missing Anti-Homophobia Day Game

PSG Player Criticized for Missing Anti-Homophobia Day Game

NEWS | By Samuel Petrequin | May 17

A group fighting homophobia in soccer has called on the French league and Paris Saint-Germain to ask player Idrissa Gueye for an explanation missing a game amid reports that he refused to play because he didn't want to wear a rainbow numb on his jersey.

Prince William Hopes Gay Players Encouraged by Jake Daniels

Prince William Hopes Gay Players Encouraged by Jake Daniels

NEWS | May 17

Prince William expressed hope Tuesday that more soccer players will have the confidence to be open about their sexuality after Jake Daniels became the first active player in the English men's professional game to announce he is gay.

Actors Respond to Tarlos' Surprise Moment on '9-1-1: Lone Star'

Actors Respond to Tarlos' Surprise Moment on '9-1-1: Lone Star'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 17

The Tarlos moment fans have been waiting for dropped on the latest episode of "9-1-1: Lone Star."

Entertainment

Review: It's More Witty Humor, Sharp Family Drama in 'Succession: The Complete Third Season'

Review: It's More Witty Humor, Sharp Family Drama in 'Succession: The Complete Third Season'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Cox | May 17

There's no excuse to miss every searing and suspense filled moment of this Emmy Award-winning Outstanding Drama Series's third season, because now it is available to own on DVD.

Business

Starbucks to Cover Travel Costs for Employees Seeking Gender Confirmation, Abortion

Starbucks to Cover Travel Costs for Employees Seeking Gender Confirmation, Abortion

BUSINESS | By Michelle Chapman and Dee-Ann Durbin | May 17

Starbucks said Monday it will pay the travel expenses for U.S. employees to access abortion and gender-confirmation procedures if those services aren't available within 100 miles of a worker's home.

Technology

Google Gets More Multilingual, but Will It Get the Nuance?

Google Gets More Multilingual, but Will It Get the Nuance?

TECHNOLOGY | By Franklin Briceno and Matt O'Brien | May 16

The internet giant says new artificial intelligence technology is enabling it to vastly expand Google Translate's repertoire of the world's languages.

Cars

New Zealand to Help Pay for Cleaner Cars to Reduce Emissions

New Zealand to Help Pay for Cleaner Cars to Reduce Emissions

CARS | By Nick Perry | May 16

New Zealand's government said Monday it will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars.

Style

Sun's Out, Thighs Out: 5 Shorts for Every Style

Sun's Out, Thighs Out: 5 Shorts for Every Style

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | May 15

As summer approaches and temperatures rise, it's time to let our legs breathe by breaking out the shorts. But where to start looking? Here are some answers.

Health/Fitness

UK Officials: 4 Men Infected With 'Rare' Monkeypox in London

UK Officials: 4 Men Infected With 'Rare' Monkeypox in London

HEALTH/FITNESS | May 16

British health authorities say they identified four "rare and unusual" cases of the disease monkeypox among men who appear to have been infected in London and had no history of travel to the African countries where the smallpox-like disease is endemic.

Travel

White House Moves to Loosen Remittance, Flight Rules on Cuba

White House Moves to Loosen Remittance, Flight Rules on Cuba

TRAVEL | By Zeke Miller, Andrea Rodriguez, and Aamer Madhani | May 17

The Biden administration says it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on U.S. travelers to the island, and lift Trump-era restrictions on remittances.