The Commerce Department reported Thursday that the U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 6.4% last quarter. Thanks to business investment and consumer spending, the economy has now surpassed pre-pandemic levels. Continue reading “U.S. Economy/GDP Returns To Pre-Pandemic Levels”
Suni Lee wins gold today as the 18-year-old Minnesota native lived her best life today showing judges and the world her world-class talent as she took home the Olympic gold medal for Team USA in the artistic gymnastics women’s all-around final. Continue reading “Suni Lee Wins Gold In Women’s All-Around Gymnastics”
Some news items you might have missed:
• Insider: Idiot social media users on TikTok and Twitter used Grindr to find athletes in Tokyo’s Olympic Village with profiles on the gay dating app and then shared their photos online. The bone-headed move put some athletes who live in countries where being gay is illegal in jeopardy. Continue reading “News Round-Up: July 28, 2021”
Queer R&B singer-songwriter Stephonne drops his lush new groove, “The King’s Gambit” today. Continue reading “Out Music: “The King’s Gambit” Is A Game Stephonne Aims To Win”
A recent thread on Reddit asked gay men if they also do this one particular thing to help them fall asleep at night. Continue reading “Reddit Thread Shares This Specific Sleep Trick For Guys”
The five Republican senators who have been involved in bipartisan talks with Senate Democrats for a major infrastructure bill announced today they’ve reached agreement on the “major issues” of the legislation after weeks of on-again, off-again negotiations. Continue reading “Senate Republicans Announce Agreement For Infrastructure Deal”
Some news items you might have missed:
• The Pups: I know Brody is used to being in the spotlight in my social media, his mama Scarlett is a star in her own right – as you can see in the snap above by the pool today 🙂
• Washington Post: Chasten Buttigieg, husband of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, finds himself in the deep end of an education in what it means to be the spouse of a powerful political figure in a town of grippers, grinners and wonks.
• Raw Story: Unhinged conservatives lashed out at Capitol police officers who testified before January 6 House committee calling them ‘crisis actors.’ You be the judge in this highlights reel below.
• Instinct Magazine: A Trump cultist in Ohio has been sentenced to prison after repeatedly defecating and urinating on a gay neighbor’s lawn.
• The Advocate: Ed Buck has been found guilty on all nine charges brought against him, including maintaining a drug den, distributing methamphetamine, enticement to cross state lines to engage in prostitution, and providing the drugs that led to the deaths of Gemmel Moore and Timothy Dean.
• Twitter: After rapper DaBaby made homophobic comments on social media, Dua Lipa told her fans she doesn’t “recognize this as the person I worked with. I know my fans know where my heart lies and that I stand 100% with the LGBTQ community.”
Dua Lipa addresses homophobic comments made by DaBaby at Rolling Loud.
“I really don’t recognize this as the person I worked with. I know my fans know where my heart lies and that I stand 100% with the LGBTQ community.” pic.twitter.com/tnmOVPnC3M
— Pop Base (@PopBase) July 27, 2021
The first day of testimony before the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection featured four police officers who shared in devastating detail the verbal and physical assaults they experienced that day at the U.S. Capitol building. Continue reading “Police Officers Testify Before House Committee On Jan 6 Insurrection”
CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports from a Mississippi hospital where the number of COVID-19 patients has soared from 2 the first week of May to 59 today. In interviews, several of the patients share their regret over skipping the vaccines. Continue reading “CBS News: Mississippi COVID Patients Express Regret Over Skipping Vaccines”
During the 100-meter breaststroke finals at the Tokyo Olympics today, all eyes were on current world-record holder Lilly King (United States) and Olympic record-holder Tatjana Schoenmaker (South Africa). But 17-year-old Lydia Jacoby (United States) scored a surprise upset. Continue reading “17-Year-Old Scores First Women’s Swim Gold For Team USA”