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TIFF Riffs... The Best from the Toronto International Film Festival, Part One

TIFF Riffs... The Best from the Toronto International Film Festival, Part One

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Sep 16
While some of the major films at 46th Toronto International Film Festival are only being screened in person, there is plenty of excellent fare made available for critics. Here are some choices.

Watch: Before he Wore Met Gala Black Dress, Troye Sivan Rocked a Jockstrap

Watch: Before he Wore Met Gala Black Dress, Troye Sivan Rocked a Jockstrap

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 15
Before he wore his sexy ankle-length black dress for the Met Gala, Troye Sivan took some pics in his hotel room as he got ready and posted the snaps to Instagram.

NYC's NewFest Reveals 2021 Slate, Including Opening Night of 'Mayor Pete'

NYC's NewFest Reveals 2021 Slate, Including Opening Night of 'Mayor Pete'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 15
The first-ever hybrid edition of NewFest's flagship festival will include a stunning program of 130+ new features and short film premieres playing in-person at theaters throughout New York City and streaming on-demand nationwide. 

Watch: You Can Now Buy a 'Queer Eye' Lego Set

Watch: You Can Now Buy a 'Queer Eye' Lego Set

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 15
Lego revealed its fierce and fabulous new "Queer Eye" set, featuring minifigures of the Fab Five, Tan France, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, and Jonathan Van Ness.

Hong Kong Gay Games Pushed Back to 2023 Due to COVID

Hong Kong Gay Games Pushed Back to 2023 Due to COVID

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15
The Gay Games that were slated for next year in Hong Kong have been pushed back to 2023 due to concerns around the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch: After Christian Author Comes Out as Gay, he Thanks Wife for Support

Watch: After Christian Author Comes Out as Gay, he Thanks Wife for Support

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 15
Last summer, Matthew Paul Turner, a New York Times best-selling Christian children's book author, announced he was gay and ending his 15-year marriage.

Look Out Commercial Street — Billy Eichner Brings 'Bros' Shoot to Ptown

Look Out Commercial Street — Billy Eichner Brings 'Bros' Shoot to Ptown

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 15
Expect to see out actors Billy Eichner and Luke Macfarlane on the streets of Ptown this week where they will be filming Eichner's gay rom-com "Bros".

Carnaval des Couleurs Recommits to the Fight Against Racism and Homophobia

Carnaval des Couleurs Recommits to the Fight Against Racism and Homophobia

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 15
This year's celebration of Carnaval des Couleurs will be a multicultural celebration filled with fun and activities.

Seattle Queer Film Festival Returns for 26th Year

Seattle Queer Film Festival Returns for 26th Year

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 15
The largest festival of its kind in the Pacific Northwest will be a hybrid of both virtual and in-person screenings at various venues.

The Life-Saving Impact of Transgender-Affirming Addiction Recovery Treatment

The Life-Saving Impact of Transgender-Affirming Addiction Recovery Treatment

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Merryn Johns | Sep 15
Where does a trans man still dealing with his gender confirmation treatment go to be treated for alcohol addiction? Inspire Recovery offers LGBTQ+-affirming care, which can make all the difference in maintaining long-term sobriety.


News

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15
An Australian entomologist has given the name Opaluma rupaul to a newly discovered species of soldier fly, a metallic-looking, rainbow insect he says earned the name for "serving fierce looks."


Business

Carnival CEO Discusses Cruise Lines, Pandemic and Politics

Carnival CEO Discusses Cruise Lines, Pandemic and Politics

By David Koenig | Sep 15
Carnival Corp., once a $21 billion company, saw revenue plunge to zero overnight last year when the pandemic shut down the cruise industry. It's CEO Arnold Donald's job to navigate uncharted waters for the cruise giant, which operates nine brands.


Technology

Apple's Next iPhone Mirrors Last Year's, Adds More Storage

Apple's Next iPhone Mirrors Last Year's, Adds More Storage

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Sep 14
Apple unveiled its next iPhone line-up, including a model that offers twice the storage available in earlier versions and other modest upgrades to last year's editions that proved to be a big hit among consumers.


Finance

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Sep 12
When the nonessentials threaten to put your finances in jeopardy, it's important to keep your financial goals on track. Here are five strategies to help you navigate impulse spending.


Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 11
With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric. The experts at Edmunds examin some of the most prevalent EV myths.


Style

13 Favorite Men's Looks From New York Fashion Week

13 Favorite Men's Looks From New York Fashion Week

FASHION | By Andrew Villagomez | Sep 15
Sexy, sophisticated and occasionally daring, New York Fashion Week continues to push boundaries in men's fashion with established and up-and-coming designers breaking the binary.


Health/Fitness

Alaska's Largest Hospital Implements Crisis Care Standards

Alaska's Largest Hospital Implements Crisis Care Standards

HEALTH | By Mark Thiessen | Sep 15
Overwhelmed by a surge in COVID-19 patients, Alaska's largest hospital on Tuesday implemented crisis standards of care, prioritizing resources and treatments to those patients who have the potential to benefit the most.


Travel

Fires Shut Sequoia National Park, Could Threaten Huge Trees

Fires Shut Sequoia National Park, Could Threaten Huge Trees

Sep 15
Sequoia National Park is shut down, its namesake gigantic trees potentially threatened by two forest fires burning in steep and dangerous terrain in California's Sierra Nevada.