News

International

What Is Out Aussie Olympic Swimmer Ian Thorpe Biggest Regret? Not Coming Out Sooner
What Is Out Aussie Olympic Swimmer Ian Thorpe Biggest Regret? Not Coming Out Sooner

Out Aussie Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has a regret: The Olympian, 41, who came out in 2014, wishes he had come out sooner.

Feb 20

Did Tennis Star Taylor Fritz Intentionally Like a Homophobic Post?
Did Tennis Star Taylor Fritz Intentionally Like a Homophobic Post?

Tennis star Taylor Fritz has some explaining to do. The world No. 10-ranked player recently found himself in some hot water with sports fans when he appeared to...

by Emell Adolphus | Feb 20

National

Georgia Board Upholds Firing of Teacher for Reading a Book about Gender Identity to Students
Georgia Board Upholds Firing of Teacher for Reading a Book about Gender Identity to Students

The firing of a Georgia teacher who read a book on gender fluidity to her fifth grade class was upheld Thursday by the Georgia Board of Education.

Feb 23

Mississippi Might Allow Incarcerated People to Sue Prisons over Transgender Inmates
Mississippi Might Allow Incarcerated People to Sue Prisons over Transgender Inmates

A bill before Mississippi lawmakers might allow incarcerated people to sue jails and prisons if they encounter inmates from the opposite sex, such as those who...

by Michael Goldberg | Feb 23

Email Updates

Enter your email address below to receive daily email updates including news, giveaways and more.

Politics

Watch: George Santos Sues Late-Night Host Jimmy Kimmel For Tricking Him Into Making Videos To Ridicule Him
Watch: George Santos Sues Late-Night Host Jimmy Kimmel For Tricking Him Into Making Videos To Ridicule Him

Former U.S. Rep. George Santos alleged in a lawsuit filed Saturday that late-night host Jimmy Kimmel deceived him into making videos on the Cameo app that were...

Feb 18

GOP Candidates Elevate Anti-Transgender Messaging as a Rallying Call to Christian Conservatives
GOP Candidates Elevate Anti-Transgender Messaging as a Rallying Call to Christian Conservatives

Transgender-related issues have become perhaps the biggest rallying call to Christian conservatives, more than abortion rights or same-sex marriage.

by James Pollard | Feb 18

Business

DeSantis Calls Takeover of Disney Government a 'Success' Despite Worker Exodus, Litigation
DeSantis Calls Takeover of Disney Government a 'Success' Despite Worker Exodus, Litigation

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday called the takeover a success, despite an exodus of workers, ongoing litigation and scandal surrounding one of his appointees.

by Mike Schneider | Feb 23

Trump Hawks $399 Branded Shoes at 'Sneaker Con,' a Day After a $355 Million Ruling Against Him
Trump Hawks $399 Branded Shoes at 'Sneaker Con,' a Day After a $355 Million Ruling Against Him

Donald Trump made a highly unusual stop Saturday, hawking new Trump-branded sneakers at "Sneaker Con," a gathering that bills itself as the "The Greatest...

by Claudia Lauer | Feb 18

Health

Wendy Williams Given 'Frontotemporal Dementia and Aphasia' Diagnosis
Wendy Williams Given 'Frontotemporal Dementia and Aphasia' Diagnosis

After months and months of speculation over the cause of former talk show host Wendy Williams' failing health, it seems her doctors and family finally have an...

by Emell Adolphus | Feb 22

The US Hasn't Seen Syphilis Numbers this High Since 1950. Other STD Rates are Down or Flat
The US Hasn't Seen Syphilis Numbers this High Since 1950. Other STD Rates are Down or Flat

The U.S. syphilis epidemic isn't abating, with the rate of infectious cases rising 9% in 2022, according to a new federal government report on sexually...

by Mike Stobbe | Feb 17