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Protesters Decry Government's Anti-LGBT Attitudes in Poland

Protesters Decry Government's Anti-LGBT Attitudes in Poland

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Aug 9
Demonstrators turned out in Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday to protest anti-LGBT attitudes promoted by the government as well as the detention of pro-LGBT protesters.

Kansas Democrats Excited About Ex-GOP Lawmaker's Senate Bid

Kansas Democrats Excited About Ex-GOP Lawmaker's Senate Bid

NEWS | By John Hanna | Aug 9
Democrats are pinning their unusually high hopes for winning a U.S. Senate seat in Kansas for the first time in almost 90 years on a retired doctor and former Republican who vexed conservatives with her support for Medicaid expansion and LGBTQ rights.

Test Sites Quickly Attract Thousands for COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Test Sites Quickly Attract Thousands for COVID-19 Vaccine Study

HEALTH_FITNESS | By JoNel Aleccia | Aug 9
"There's a lot less risk to getting the vaccine than contracting the virus," says Dr. Eric Coe, a retired cardiologist. "The worst thing that can happen is if I get the placebo."

Simon Cowell Injures Back While Testing Electric Bicycle

Simon Cowell Injures Back While Testing Electric Bicycle

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California.

Trump order Allows Some Unemployment Pay, Defers Payroll Tax

Trump order Allows Some Unemployment Pay, Defers Payroll Tax

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller | Aug 9
President Donald Trump has bypassed the nation's lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

At his New Jersey Golf Club, Trump Finds Supportive Audience

At his New Jersey Golf Club, Trump Finds Supportive Audience

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Aug 8
They hustled down the stairs, the rain dabbing their polo shirts and golf attire, as they dashed inside the clubhouse, drinks in their hands and masks missing from their faces.

Census Bureau Drop-Outs Complicate Door-Knocking Efforts

Census Bureau Drop-Outs Complicate Door-Knocking Efforts

NEWS | By Mike Scheider | Aug 8
With widespread home visits for the 2020 census set to begin next week, the Census Bureau is losing workers to pandemic fears.

Watch: Pornhub Honors Female Orgasm Day

Watch: Pornhub Honors Female Orgasm Day

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8
Today Pornhub announced the launch of its "Orgasm Gap" campaign in honor of International Female Orgasm Day, an initiative geared toward closing the orgasm gap in male-female relationships.

Arrest of Polish LGBT Activist Leads to Scuffle with Police

Arrest of Polish LGBT Activist Leads to Scuffle with Police

NEWS | Aug 8
LGBT rights activists scuffled with police Friday in Warsaw after turning out on the streets to protest the arrest of an activist.

10 Hilarious LGBTQ TikTok Videos of the Week

10 Hilarious LGBTQ TikTok Videos of the Week

A countdown of the 10 funniest TikTok videos from LGBTQ creators this week!


Entertainment

Watch: Twitter Shades 'Canada's Drag Race' Judges Over Harsh Critiques

Watch: Twitter Shades 'Canada's Drag Race' Judges Over Harsh Critiques

Fans of "Canada's Drag Race" are up in arms after the latest episode of the reality spinoff show due to the judges' harsh critiques towards some of the contestants, and they're taking to Twitter to voice their opinions.



Business

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 8
A desperately sick child. A mother who refused to take "no" for an answer. It was this call to action that motivated the launch of Harmony CBD, an organic American hemp company.



Cars

AAA: Partially Automated Driving Systems Don't Always Work

AAA: Partially Automated Driving Systems Don't Always Work

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 8
Two tests by AAA during the past two years show that partially automated driving systems don't always function properly, so the auto club is recommending that car companies limit their use.



Travel

US Stops Advising Against Global Travel, but Hits Mexico

US Stops Advising Against Global Travel, but Hits Mexico

TRAVEL | Aug 7
The U.S. State Department dropped its global "Level 4" health warning urging people not to travel abroad Thursday, but promptly re-imposed that same advisory level on Mexico.



Nightlife

Adult Studio Seeks Participants for Group Film, But are They Pushing NYC's COVID Guidelines?

Adult Studio Seeks Participants for Group Film, But are They Pushing NYC's COVID Guidelines?

NEWS | Aug 6
An adult male entertainment company is seeking participants in a "no load refused gang bang" to be filmed next month. But are they skirting COVID guidelines?