Gay Seattle: The Latest

New Channel Offers Fare for Women in the LGBTQ Community

New Channel Offers Fare for Women in the LGBTQ Community

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 29
An online channel devoted to women in the LGBTQ community is launching with shows including a pandemic-set romantic comedy and a paranormal drama.

Falwell Sues Liberty, Saying School Damaged His Reputation

Falwell Sues Liberty, Saying School Damaged His Reputation

NEWS | By Sarah Rankin and Elana Schor | Oct 29
Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the evangelical school founded by his late pastor father damaged his reputation after he resigned as president and chancellor in August amid a series of scandals.

Photo: Rapper Saweetie Takes on RuPaul for Halloween — and Looks Stunning

Photo: Rapper Saweetie Takes on RuPaul for Halloween — and Looks Stunning

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 29
Rapper Saweetie just slayed Halloween!

Thailand Protesters Take to Street to Mock Fashion Show

Thailand Protesters Take to Street to Mock Fashion Show

NEWS | By Tassanee Vejpongsa | Oct 29
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand returned Thursday to the capital's business district, staging something akin to a street fair to bring attention to their contention that the country's monarchy holds too much power and influence.

Top Norwegian Soccer Ref Tom Harald Hagen Comes Out

Top Norwegian Soccer Ref Tom Harald Hagen Comes Out

NEWS | Oct 29
Top Norwegian soccer referee Tom Harald Hagen came out in an interview following a game in which a player hurled an anti-LGBTQ epithet at the opposition's coach.

Reports: Two Dead in Shooting Outside Puerto Vallarta Gay Bar

Reports: Two Dead in Shooting Outside Puerto Vallarta Gay Bar

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 29
Two people were reported dead following a shooting outside a gay bar in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Pics: Olympic-Winning Gymnast Danell Leyva Explains His Sexuality: 'It's an Ever-Changing Fluid Thing'

Pics: Olympic-Winning Gymnast Danell Leyva Explains His Sexuality: 'It's an Ever-Changing Fluid Thing'

NEWS | Oct 29
Olympic winner came out Danell Leyva explains why he came out as bi and pan. The Instagram-friendly gymnast writes, "It's an ever-changing fluid thing."

Can Video Games Help You Level Up Your Health?

Can Video Games Help You Level Up Your Health?

While nobody is suggesting you trade in your gym membership for a game subscription, it turns out there probably are worse things you could be doing with your leisure time, experts say.

For the LGBTQ Community, Even Small Races Can Have Big Impact

For the LGBTQ Community, Even Small Races Can Have Big Impact

NEWS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 29
Politics begin at the local level, where community organizers and volunteers are part of the foundation from which future state and national candidates sprout. San Diego provides a case study about the impact of LGBTQ politicians and voters.

Feds Issue Coverage Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Feds Issue Coverage Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 29
Federal health officials Wednesday issued insurance coverage rules designed to deliver on the promise that every American will have access to free COVID-19 vaccines when they are approved.


News

Taiwan Marks 200 Days Without Domestic COVID-19 Infection

Taiwan Marks 200 Days Without Domestic COVID-19 Infection

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 29
Taiwan hit 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, highlighting the island's continued success at keeping the virus under control even as cases surge in other parts of the world.


Finance

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 29
Trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, the Trump administration on Thursday finalized a requirement for insurers to tell consumers up front the actual prices for common tests and procedures.


Cars

VW Recalls Jettas to Fix Fuel Leaks that Can Cause Fires

VW Recalls Jettas to Fix Fuel Leaks that Can Cause Fires

AUTO NEWS | Oct 28
Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires. The recall covers certain cars from the 2016 through 2018 model years.


Health/Fitness

Pope Stresses COVID Precautions, Doesn't Wear Mask at General Audience

Pope Stresses COVID Precautions, Doesn't Wear Mask at General Audience

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 28
Despite cautioning the Catholic faithful in attendance about the risks of COVID-19, Pope Francis and his aides did not wear masks at Wednesday's general audience.


Travel

Greater Palm Springs: Where Every Day Is a SUN Day

Greater Palm Springs: Where Every Day Is a SUN Day

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 29
EDGE takes a closer look at some of the best hotels, restaurants and activities in Greater Palm Springs, so you can start planning your vacation with ease.