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Bad Bunny Covers Playboy, Makes History & Opens Up About Being a Queer Ally

Bad Bunny Covers Playboy, Makes History & Opens Up About Being a Queer Ally

Bad Bunny is the first male - besides late founder Hugh Hefner - to cover Playboy magazine and in his interview, he opens up about being a queer ally.

In New Interview, Raven-Symoné Opens Up About Personal Life

In New Interview, Raven-Symoné Opens Up About Personal Life

Last month, Raven- surprised fans when she announced she was married and introduced her new wife via Instagram. Now the actor is opening up to People magazine about her sexuality and being a newlywed.

More Legal Fights Ahead as Trump Administration Steps Up Erosion of LGBTQ Rights?

More Legal Fights Ahead as Trump Administration Steps Up Erosion of LGBTQ Rights?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 8
From its first days, the Trump administration has eroded LGBTQ rights and visibility in a number of ways. But a recent Supreme Court decision could open the way for the legal challenges to fend off those attacks.

Felony Charges for Portland Man in Wake of Parking Lot Assault, Anti-LGBTQ Slurs

Felony Charges for Portland Man in Wake of Parking Lot Assault, Anti-LGBTQ Slurs

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 8
A Portland man is facing felony charges following an alleged episode of assault and anti-LGBTQ epithets that took place in a supermarket parking lot in Portland, Maine.

Anti-LGBTQ Bias Inflicts Personal Financial Costs, Experts Say

Anti-LGBTQ Bias Inflicts Personal Financial Costs, Experts Say

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 8
Non-LGBTQ people may not see or think about it, but many non-heterosexual and non-cisgender individuals know how bias and discrimination can inflict a cost on personal finances.

Watch: Walk on the Moon Singer Nicholas Petricca Comes Out as Bisexual

Watch: Walk on the Moon Singer Nicholas Petricca Comes Out as Bisexual

Walk The Moon singer Nicholas Petricca has come out as bisexual in an Instagram video on the last day of Pride.

Exhausted Cities Face Another Challenge: A Surge in Violence

Exhausted Cities Face Another Challenge: A Surge in Violence

BUSINESS | By Tom Hays and Colleen Long | Jul 8
Still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and street protests over the police killing of George Floyd, exhausted cities around the nation are facing yet another challenge: A surge in shootings.

Watch: Reports Say Oklahoma Man Brutally Beaten as Assailants Scream Anti-LGBTQ Slurs

Watch: Reports Say Oklahoma Man Brutally Beaten as Assailants Scream Anti-LGBTQ Slurs

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 8
An Oklahoma City realtor says he was beaten unconscious by a pair of assailants who screamed anti-LGBTQ slurs. The pair was arrested and faces misdemeanor charges, reports say.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a New Book Set for Fall, 'Trust'

Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a New Book Set for Fall, 'Trust'

NEWS | Jul 8
Pete Buttigieg's next book has a unifying message.

Nurse Pleads, 'Please Tell Me My Life is Worth a LITTLE of Your Discomfort'

Nurse Pleads, 'Please Tell Me My Life is Worth a LITTLE of Your Discomfort'

NEWS | By Anna Almendrala | Jul 8
"If you come into the hospital and you're sick, I'm going to take care of you," says registered nurse Jewell Harris Jordan. "But damn, you would think you would want to try to protect the people that are trying to keep you safe."


News

Movement for Black Lives Seeks Sweeping Legislative Changes

Movement for Black Lives Seeks Sweeping Legislative Changes

NATIONAL | By Kat Stafford | Jul 8
Proposed federal legislation that would radically transform the nation's criminal justice system was unveiled Tuesday by the Movement for Black Lives.


Business

Review Finds Many Who Work During Rehab Aren't Being Paid

Review Finds Many Who Work During Rehab Aren't Being Paid

CORPORATE | By Shoshana Walter of Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting | Jul 8
Across the country, drug and alcohol recovery programs claiming to help the poor and the desperate are instead conscripting them into forms of indentured servitude.


Technology

Excavations to Resume for 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves

Excavations to Resume for 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves

SCIENCE | Jul 8
Tulsa will resume test excavations of potential unmarked graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre after the effort was halted in March because of the coronavirus outbreak, city officials announced.


Finance

2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway To Limit Consumers' Benefit From Drug Coupons

2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway To Limit Consumers' Benefit From Drug Coupons

HEALTH | By Michelle Andrews | Jul 7
The new rule permits employers and insurers not to apply drug company copayment assistance toward enrollees' deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums for any drug.


Style

Watch: The Bizarre and Beautiful From Paris Fashion Week

Watch: The Bizarre and Beautiful From Paris Fashion Week

FASHION | Jul 8
The world's top fashion houses have quickly reinvented themselves, creating short films to showcase their fall 20-21 collections. Here's a look at what Christian Dior, Hermès and Chanel have to offer.


Travel

China Threatens Visa Restrictions on US Officials Over Tibet

China Threatens Visa Restrictions on US Officials Over Tibet

Jul 8
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the move would target "U.S. individuals with egregious conduct related to Tibet issues" but gave no specifics.