Gay Charlotte: The Latest

Chasten Buttigieg: Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law will 'Kill Kids'

Chasten Buttigieg: Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law will 'Kill Kids'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24
Chasten Buttigieg critiqued a Florida measure that would force teachers to out LGBTQ+ students and ban classroom discussion around sexual and gender identity.

Broadway's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Actor Fired

Broadway's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Actor Fired

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 24
The actor playing Harry Potter has been fired from the Broadway production of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" following a complaint by a co-star about his conduct.

Mugler, French Fashion Icon Known for Sculpted Designs, Dies

Mugler, French Fashion Icon Known for Sculpted Designs, Dies

NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jan 24
French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73.

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 23
Mad Angel Entertainment presented the 49th celebration of the Miss Gay America pageantry at the Robinson Theatre in Little Rock, Arkansas. Congratulations to Dextaci who was crowned Miss Gay America 2022.

Once Allies, Stormy Daniels and Avenatti Face Off at Trial

Once Allies, Stormy Daniels and Avenatti Face Off at Trial

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Jan 23
Stormy Daniels, the porn star who catapulted herself and Michael Avenatti to fame with lawsuits against former President Donald Trump, will have a starring role in court beginning Monday.

'Spider-Man' Comes Back Swinging, Takes No. 1 from 'Scream'

'Spider-Man' Comes Back Swinging, Takes No. 1 from 'Scream'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 23
After spending one weekend in second place, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" proved it still had some fight left. Sony's superhero juggernaut swung back to first place in its sixth weekend in theaters.

Watch: When Did 'Real Time' Become 'The Five?' Maybe When Bill Maher Suggested Biden Should Marry Obama

Watch: When Did 'Real Time' Become 'The Five?' Maybe When Bill Maher Suggested Biden Should Marry Obama

NEWS | By Robert Nesti | Jan 23
Bill Maher returned for his 22nd season this past Friday and continued his move to the right. This past week he offered an absurd meme about President Joe Biden 'gay marrying' President Obama to stay in office.

Adam Rippon Looks Back At His Role In 2018 Olympics

Adam Rippon Looks Back At His Role In 2018 Olympics

NEWS | By Barry Wilner | Jan 23
Olympian Adam Rippon looks back at the 2018 Games.

Ex-athlete Vows To Maintain U. of Michigan Sex Abuse Protest

Ex-athlete Vows To Maintain U. of Michigan Sex Abuse Protest

NEWS | By Corey Williams and Mike Householder | Jan 23
Jon Vaughn's small blue-and-white camper has been parked outside the home of the University of Michigan's president since early October, and he says it won't be moving anytime soon.

Don't Approach Lab Monkey Missing After Crash, People Told

Don't Approach Lab Monkey Missing After Crash, People Told

NEWS | Jan 23
Residents of a Pennsylvania county were warned Saturday not to approach a monkey that was missing after a crash involving a pickup that was towing a trailer taking about 100 of the animals to a lab.


News

Last Straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats Censure Sen. Sinema

Last Straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats Censure Sen. Sinema

POLITICS | By Jonathan J. Cooper | Jan 23
Leaders of the Arizona Democratic Party voted Saturday to censure U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Sinema, citing "her failure to do whatever it takes to ensure the health of our democracy.''


Entertainment

Review: 'The Man With The Answers' an Engaging Queer Road-trip

Review: 'The Man With The Answers' an Engaging Queer Road-trip

MOVIES | By Frank J. Avella | Jan 24
"The Man with the Answers" is one of the best queer-themed films of 2021: An exploration of love between two quite different young men who learn from one another and, in the end, have each other's backs.


Business

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

By Adriana Gomez | Jan 24
A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit.


Technology

Consumer Group Backtracks on Tinder LGBTQ+ Discrimination Accusation

Consumer Group Backtracks on Tinder LGBTQ+ Discrimination Accusation

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21
A consumer group claimed to have found that Tinder is charging gay and lesbian users more — by as much as nearly 50% — but has since retracted that accusation.


Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14
For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.


Cars

Edmunds: The Hottest Cars to Look Out for in 2022

Edmunds: The Hottest Cars to Look Out for in 2022

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jan 22
The experts at Edmunds have compiled a list of the five hottest vehicles that will arrive at dealerships in the next six to nine months.


Style

Party-Hard Dubai Ponders New Workweek Debate: When's Brunch?

Party-Hard Dubai Ponders New Workweek Debate: When's Brunch?

FOOD/DRINK | By Isabel Debre | Jan 24
Starting this year, the UAE shifted its weekend to align with global markets and Western schedules. Now locals wonder when to have their hours-long affair of seafood, pizza, dessert and Veuve Clicquot.


Health/Fitness

CDC Study Shows Booster Shots Needed Against Omicron

CDC Study Shows Booster Shots Needed Against Omicron

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Jan 21
Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots.


Travel

Death Reported on Atlantis 30th Anniversary Cruise

Death Reported on Atlantis 30th Anniversary Cruise

NATIONAL | Jan 22
It is reported that there has been a death onboard the Atlantis Events' 30th Anniversary Cruise on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas, but such deaths are not out of the ordinary.