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Transgender Weightlifter Hubbard Selected for Tokyo Olympics

Transgender Weightlifter Hubbard Selected for Tokyo Olympics

NEWS | By Steve McMorran | Jun 20

Laurel Hubbard's efforts have made her a flashpoint in the debate around the fairness of trans athletes competing in women's events.

Officials: Deadly Pride Parade Crash Appears Unintentional

Officials: Deadly Pride Parade Crash Appears Unintentional

NEWS | By Kelli Kennedy | Jun 20

Wilton Manors Vice Mayor Paul Rolli and Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said the early investigation of a vehicle's having slammed into Pride parade participants shows it was an accident.

See How These 30 Celebrities Are Celebrating Pride on Instagram - Part 2

See How These 30 Celebrities Are Celebrating Pride on Instagram - Part 2

NEWS | Jun 20

More and more celebrities are embracing Pride this year. From politicians to out musicians and actors, these celebs are marking the season on social media.

Out Comedian Jaboukie Young-White, Issa Rae Team Up for New HBO Series

Out Comedian Jaboukie Young-White, Issa Rae Team Up for New HBO Series

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 20

The half-hour series reportedly follows a closeted twenty-something gang member in Chicago who ditches college to find reckless closure after a death.

Did Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Johnson Become an Internet Meme?

Did Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Johnson Become an Internet Meme?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 20

A Twitter user asked followers for their favorite Aaron Taylor-Johnson performance, and some chose his film scenes when he showed his considerable johnson.

Are Companies That Support Pride and Other Social Causes 'Wokewashing'?

Are Companies That Support Pride and Other Social Causes 'Wokewashing'?

BUSINESS | Jun 20

A professor of brand responsibility investigates brands and their relationships with social issues, including the importance of both corporate allies and advocates.

Munich Wants Rainbow-Colored Stadium for Game with Hungary

Munich Wants Rainbow-Colored Stadium for Game with Hungary

NEWS | By Ciarán Fahey | Jun 20

Hungary may play its final group game at the European Championship in a stadium lit up in rainbow colors as a sign against that country's homophobia and intolerance.

Gay Days Heading Back to Magic Kingdom

Gay Days Heading Back to Magic Kingdom

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 20

Gay Days is headed back to Disneyland as the world opens up again. The event is slated for Sept. 17-19.

Driver Crashes into Crowd at Pride Parade in Florida; 1 Dead

Driver Crashes into Crowd at Pride Parade in Florida; 1 Dead

NEWS | Jun 20

A driver slammed into spectators Saturday evening at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one man and seriously injuring another, authorities said.

Taylor Swift Announces Next Re-Recorded Album is Fan Favorite 'Red'

Taylor Swift Announces Next Re-Recorded Album is Fan Favorite 'Red'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 20

Taylor Swift announced Friday that the next album in her re-recordings project will be fan favorite "Red."

News

Official: Crash, 'Likely' Due to Storm, Kills 10 in Alabama

Official: Crash, 'Likely' Due to Storm, Kills 10 in Alabama

NEWS | By Jeff Amy | Jun 20

Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes.

Technology

Take 2: Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Solar Panel Work

Take 2: Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Solar Panel Work

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | Jun 20

Astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in less than a week Sunday to install powerful new solar panels outside the International Space Station.

Finance

Millennial Money: It's Time for Better Employee Benefits

Millennial Money: It's Time for Better Employee Benefits

FINANCE | By Kelsey Sheehy, NerdWallet | Jun 20

As the world fo work gets back on track, some employees may want a new normal — one that includes flexible scheduling and benefits that align with their needs and values.

Cars

Edmunds: How to Pick the Right Axle Ratio for Your Truck

Edmunds: How to Pick the Right Axle Ratio for Your Truck

CARS | By Travis Langness | Jun 19

There are a number of design choices to consider when you're shopping for a full-size pickup truck. One that's important if you plan on towing with your truck is the axle ratio.

Style

Bourbon Tourism Shaking Off Slump in Kentucky

Bourbon Tourism Shaking Off Slump in Kentucky

STYLE | By Bruce Schreiner | Jun 21

With tourists flocking to distilleries, concerns about a pandemic hangover for Kentucky's world-famous bourbon industry are quickly evaporating.

Health/Fitness

VA Moves to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgery to Vets

VA Moves to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgery to Vets

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Jun 20

The Department of Veterans Affairs is moving to offer transgender veterans gender confirmation surgery, Secretary Denis McDonough announced at a Pride Month event in Orlando.

Travel

Tourism Boom Pressures Tibet's Historic Sites

Tourism Boom Pressures Tibet's Historic Sites

TRAVEL | By Mark Schiefelbein, Sam McNeil | Jun 21

Tourism is booming in Tibet as more Chinese travel in-country because of the coronavirus pandemic, posing risks to the region's fragile environment and historic sites.

Nightlife

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 20

Over the unofficial LA Pride weekend, the hot men and women of Southern California showed off their summer bodies at the Submerge Swim Party, part of the Velvet Dreams weekend at the W Hollywood.