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Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X'

Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in Ame...

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X'

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Madonna: Madame X review – her most bizarre album ever (Live Nation/Interscope/Maverick)The lows, featuring white-saviour narratives and witless lyrics, are really low. But by embracing Latin pop, Madonna sounds more natural than she has in yearsWe all ge...
11:51 2019-06-04

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
03:17 2019-06-14

Madonna calls for gun control in violent video that depicts nightclub shooting Video scenes in God Control recall 2016 Orlando shooting that left 49 people dead, and end with the words: ‘No one is safe. Gun control. Now’WARNING: This video is disturbing and viewing discretion is...
18:51 2019-06-27

Madonna's 'God Control' video slammed by Pulse Nightclub survivor: 'It's bringing up that pain' A survivor of the Pulse Nightclub shooting says Madonna’s new video tackling gun violence was deeply upsetting and triggering to her, arguing the singer's approached the conversation was all wrong. ...
18:34 2019-06-27

Madonna closes World Pride performance with message about gun control using police imagery Madonna closed her World Pride performance in New York City over the weekend with a message about gun control in the U.S. as she thanked her fans in the LGBTQ community for their continued support. ...
18:34 2019-07-01

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Business Insider created a series of maps to visualize how...
22:51 2019-06-17

Taylor Swift reveals why she took a stand for LGBTQ rights Singer says facing her previous lack of advocacy had been ‘kind of devastating’Taylor Swift says she felt compelled to publicly champion LGBTQ causes in recent months because rights are being “strippe...
10:00 2019-08-09

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal law prohibits dis...
11:34 2019-08-24

'Homotopia': Sam Vance-Law's album reinvigorates the gay rights struggle On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the rise of the gay liberation movement, DW's Robin Merrill spoke to Sam Vance-Law about the inspiration for his music — and his commitment to contin...
19:17 2019-07-31

Poland Is Holding Massive Pride Parades. But How Far Have LGBTQ Rights Really Come? The biggest pride event in Central and Eastern Europe brought more people than ever to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 8. Tens of thousands of people marched, danced and sang wavin...
23:51 2019-07-03

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
15:34 2019-06-11

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination agai...
02:00 2019-06-09

Top Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Civil Rights For LGBTQ Community The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order which had rejected a petition seeking various civil rights such as same-sex marriage, adoption and surrogacy for the LGBTQ community....
16:34 2019-08-12

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.        ...
18:51 2019-06-23

Americans' perception of LGBTQ rights under federal law largely incorrect: Reuters/Ipsos Almost half of all Americans incorrectly believe that federal law protects lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion...
14:51 2019-06-11

Rammstein band members kiss onstage in Moscow in support of LGBTQ rights In support of Russia's LGBTQ community, two male members of the German heavy metal group kissed in front of a massive crowd in Moscow. Under a so-called gay propaganda law, the kiss could be considere...
12:00 2019-08-01

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
02:00 2019-07-10

Taylor Swift pens letter to Republican senator urging him to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride Month on Saturday by asking the Tennessee Republica...
21:00 2019-06-01

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Res...
14:34 2019-06-11

Madonna's bloody 'God Control' music video draws mixed reactions The video for Madonna's new track "God Control" opens with a violent sequence of partiers dying after a shooting in a club.        ...
21:00 2019-06-27

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert citing support for women's, LGBTQ rights U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
21:00 2019-07-09

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
03:51 2019-06-13

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should ...
10:17 2019-06-19

Parkland survivor Emma González slams Madonna's 'God Control' video as 'triggering' Parkland survivor Emma González called Madonna's "God Control" video "horrible" and "triggering."        ...
11:17 2019-07-02

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly violence and uncertainty linked to Wednesday’s decla...
14:32 2019-05-21

Musket modification leaves re-enactor hurt on ‘Madam Secretary’ set This Revolutionary War re-enactment blew up in his face. An actor hired for a battle scene between British and American soldiers for the CBS drama “Madam Secretary” got seriously injured when he test-...
07:51 2019-09-01

Rep. Dusty Johnson: Madam Speaker, bring USMCA to the floor ASAP Both in South Dakota and in Washington, I repeatedly hear the same thing: Support free trade but hold bad actors accountable. As Americans, our innovation and ambition has allowed us to compete and su...
21:17 2019-07-19

Mystery of Ghislaine Maxwell's whereabouts deepens as Epstein accusers eye his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell in the past was photographed with Jeffrey Epstein socializing with President Donald Trump, and attending the wedding of Chelsea Clinton, whose father, President Bill Clinton, like Tr...
08:34 2019-08-15

Court releases documents about Jeffrey Epstein and his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell The documents are part of a defamation lawsuit that Jeffrey Epstein's accuser Virginia Giuffre filed against Maxwell years ago after she called Giuffre a liar....
23:34 2019-08-09

Tiffany Haddish, Blair Underwood and More to Join Octavia Spencer in Netflix's Madam CJ Walker Talk about “Strong Black Leads”! It looks like Netflix’s Madam C.J. Walker, co-produced and starring Octavia Spencer in the titular role, will have a star-studded cast. Our friends at Shadow & Act...
21:34 2019-08-07

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, photographed at California burger joint: report Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged madam was photographed Thursday at a California In-and-Out Burger restaurant where she sat reading a spy novel while eating a burger and fries, a report said.  ...
22:34 2019-08-16

People are flocking to a Los Angeles In-N-Out taking photos at the table where Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell was last spotted Ghislaine Maxwell, the British-born socialite and alleged madam of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was spotted at an In-N-Out in Los Angeles eating a burger and reading a book, the New York Po...
15:00 2019-08-16

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell was spotted at an In-N-Out in Los Angeles — here's what she ordered at the California fast-food chain Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged madam of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was spotted at an In-N-Out in Los Angeles this week. This is the firs...
23:00 2019-08-16

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High ...
22:01 2019-07-04

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions." Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
16:00 2019-09-10

| Shrugging off Trump, FBI tackles right-wing extremists The FBI has arrested at least seven right-wing extremists in what appears to be a more earnest effort to target white nationalist threats in the United States....
08:34 2019-08-26

Experiment on ban on tackles above waist may be law by 2023 World Cup • Trial expected to take place in France• Ban could help eradicate serious injuriesA ban on tackling above the waist is to be trialled in a radical attempt to make rugby union a safer sport. World Rug...
04:34 2019-08-09

How France tackles anti-vaccine stance In February this year, a holiday in paradise turned into a nightmare for one French family. Soon after their arrival in Costa Rica, their unvaccinated five-year-old son developed measles, the country'...
13:34 2019-07-03

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women...
16:34 2019-06-01

'Stranger Things' tackles teen troubles in third season More puberty, more problems is the rough mantra for the new season of "Stranger Things," which builds upon the story so far without bending the mold in the mix of '80s nostalgia and more movie/TV refe...
16:51 2019-07-03

Salman Rushdie tackles the windmills of Trump's USA with 'Quichotte' In his latest novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the author of "The Satanic Verses" offers an outlandish take on today's trash TV, opioid crisis and racism inspired by Cervantes' classic. Here's...
02:00 2019-09-04

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s ...
15:00 2019-07-18

Koch tackles poverty by coaching nonprofits on business SEATTLE (AP) — Charles Koch’s latest initiative tackling poverty embodies both the wealthy industrialist’s business acumen and his distaste for big government. The 3-year-old Stand Togethe...
07:51 2019-06-05

The City of London Finally Tackles Its Drink Problem Lloyd’s of London and the London Metal Exchange are bastions of sexism and boorishness. It’s great that they’ve banned alcohol, but it’s only a start....
12:17 2019-06-16

Madonna: 'I wanted to be somebody – because I felt like a nobody’ She wanted to rule the world – and did. Madonna looks back on four decades of fame, why the music industry needs a #MeToo moment, and her still insatiable ambitionOn YouTube, you can find a clip of Ma...
10:51 2019-06-14

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
19:17 2019-06-27

Ubisoft tackles XP farming in Assassin’s Creed Story Creator Ubisoft is taking action against players who are using Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Story Creator mode to exploit the game’s character levelling system. Announced at E3 2019 an...
12:00 2019-07-13

Megan Rapinoe tackles Trump comments and then moves on. It’s not in her to sidestep. Before shifting her focus to Friday’s quarterfinal against France, the U.S. women’s national team midfielder said she stands by her comments about not visiting the White House....
02:01 2019-06-28

Nashville man tackles stranger who tried grabbing teen daughter, police say A Tennessee man, accused of grabbing a 14-year-old girl on a street in a popular tourist destination on Sunday, was tackled by the girl’s father and some bystanders, police said....
03:00 2019-08-27

60 Crazy Facts About Madonna You Probably Didn't Know There's no one quite like Madonna. Though there have been many imitators and pretenders to the throne in the 30+ years that she's been reigning as the Queen of Pop, very few have......
13:51 2019-06-14

Radu Jude tackles a history of antisemitism with an ambitious, ironic satire How do we reckon with history? And to what extent do we bear its guilt? These questions, not uncommon in countries that have done Bad Things, trouble the work of the Romanian filmmaker Radu Jude. Afer...
16:34 2019-07-18

Zip-wire calamity to wild rugby tackles: The comedic face of UK's Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicize a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting mom...
04:17 2019-07-22

Eco-venues and no-flyer zones: Edinburgh fringe tackles the climate crisis Mass extinctions, carbon emissions and freak storms will feature at a festival where artists are finding new ways to raise the alarm‘I no longer think of this as a technological problem. I don’t think...
09:51 2019-08-02

Elizabeth Warren's Latest Plan Tackles U.S. Injustices Against Tribes and Their Lands Elizabeth Warren is a woman of many plans, but on Friday the United States senator and Democratic presidential candidate released one of her most detailed ones yet. The plan focuses on what she would ...
02:00 2019-08-17

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a n...
14:51 2019-05-21

Madonna delays start of Madame X tour The first two concerts at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House -- originally scheduled for September 12th and 14th -- will now take place October 10th and 12th, respectively....
22:34 2019-08-28

Madonna: Weinstein 'crossed lines' when we worked together Madonna has become the latest star to speak out about Harvey Weinstein, saying the now disgraced film mogul "crossed lines and boundaries" when they worked together....
17:51 2019-06-06

Madonna's Eurovision video apparently doctored-up An official YouTube video has emerged with the Queen of Pop singing her song "Like a Prayer" as she appeared at the Eurovision Song Contest finale on Saturday. The soundtrack in the clip, however, is ...
14:51 2019-05-21

Madonna releases jarring 'Dark Ballet' Madonna's latest music video -- for a song called "Dark Ballet" -- evokes religious images and symbols reminiscent of her controversial music videos from the 80s and 90s....
20:00 2019-06-07

Nile Rodgers: ‘Madonna was the one who told me to get dreadlocks’ The musician and producer talks about how he got his hands on his Brit awards suit and why he always wears a hat to dinnerI remember that when I first saw this suit, I thought it was absolutely stunni...
16:00 2019-08-20

An outstanding Jane The Virgin tackles guilt, education, and living with a Martian tail “Chapter Ninety-Four” is an episode full of major developments that drive character arcs forward, but before we get to any of them, I have to shout out the star of this episode: Rogelio’s Martian tail...
09:51 2019-06-20

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired and sued for defamation by her employer....
18:17 2019-07-15

Zip-Wire Episode, Wild Rugby Tackles: The Comedic Face Of Boris Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicise a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting......
09:34 2019-07-22

Adobe's August Patch Tackles Severe Bugs in Acrobat, Reader, Photoshop The Adobe August 2019 Security Patch also resolved over 34 vulnerabilities in Photoshop for Windows and macOS, and the list of flaws for Photoshop include out-of-bounds write, type of confusion, heap....
17:34 2019-08-14

Madonna’s Lower East Side ‘bro’ is out of prison after 20 years Should Madonna need a new personal trainer, she need look no further than her old friend, ex-con Lamont Clarke. The kid who grooved with the mega star on the rooftop of her building on the Lower East ...
02:51 2019-07-17

Madonna’s ‘Madame X’ sales tail off after concert promo The marketing schemes that catapulted Madonna’s “Madame X” album to the top of the charts in Week 1 came back to haunt her in Week 2 — with sales tanking 95%. The Queen of Pop made it to the top of th...
08:17 2019-07-02

Madonna steals the show at Eurovision — for the wrong reasons The leaked news that the Queen of Pop would perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv was followed by rumors that she'd backed down. But then she gave an out-of-tune performance of her anthem...
14:51 2019-05-21

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material wi...
21:00 2019-05-21

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The int...
14:17 2019-06-15

Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material wi...
16:17 2019-05-21

Justifying our love: An hour of Madonna’s greatest non-hits Madonna is modern pop’s original icon, someone whose music and influence will be shared, enjoyed, and debated for decades to come. A capital-S “Star” back when such a thing meant ubiquity without the ...
15:17 2019-06-13

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
14:51 2019-05-21

Madonna: 'Harvey Weinstein crossed lines when we worked together' Singer recalls mogul being ‘incredibly sexually flirtatious’ when they worked together for 1991 documentaryMadonna has said that the disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein “crossed lines and boundaries...
14:17 2019-06-06

Anna Sui gasped when she first saw Madonna in famed babydoll dress It smells like teen spirit. The babydoll dress that turned Anna Sui into a fashion superstar unleashes a flood of memories about the early days of grunge — when Nirvana ruled the airwaves and the orig...
13:34 2019-09-14

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the ...
18:17 2019-06-12

City Hall finally tackles late payment epidemic that slowed homeless fight City Hall is finally fixing a dysfunctional contracting system that left the nonprofits that provide housing, counseling and aid for New York’s neediest in dire financial straits — waiting month...
07:34 2019-08-08

78 Seconds Of Batshit Argentine Soccer Features Violent Tackles, Tears, Unconscionable Flopping Argentine soccer is plagued by a bullshit macho culture where the biggest sin is losing and the biggest virtue is lunging about, heedlessly throwing your body into as many opponents as possible to pro...
03:51 2019-05-30

Scarlett Johansson tackles painful divorce tale in 'fated' drama 'Marriage Story' Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver play a couple in crisis in "Marriage Story", an emotional tale of a relationship falling apart and a project the Hollywood actress said she felt was "fated" as it ca...
09:34 2019-08-30

Madonna’s ‘older white woman’ letter from Tupac will be sold Tupac Shakur’s revealing break-up letter to Madonna is finally hitting the auction block July 17. The pop icon waged a lengthy court battle, but the New York Supreme Court ultimately ruled that ...
17:34 2019-07-11

Madonna's Like A Prayer demos released to thwart unauthorised auction One of Madonna's long-time collaborators has posted previously unheard demos from the Like A Prayer album online, in an attempt to thwart an unauthorised auction of memorabilia....
19:17 2019-07-24

Madonna: Madame X review – a splendidly bizarre return to form (Interscope)Madonna’s 14th studio album is an engrossing mix of Latinate beats, political allusion – and Joan of ArcMadonna is in her fourth decade of what we now somewhat suspiciously call appropriat...
22:51 2019-06-08

Pop Icon Madonna Says She Feels "Raped" By New York Times Profile Pop icon Madonna said she felt "raped" by an in-depth profile of her in The New York Times, calling the newspaper "one of the founding fathers of the patriarchy."...
21:34 2019-06-07

Madonna and The Boss lead an otherwise indie-heavy June in new music Aside from new albums by Madonna and Bruce Springsteen, June is slim on big-name releases for the time being, and we very much expect some surprise announcements in the coming weeks, particularly from...
17:17 2019-06-01

Miley Cyrus Gets Support From Madonna and More Stars After Bombshell Statement Members of Miley Cyrus' star-studded inner circle are standing in her corner. After the 26-year-old singer issued a lengthy statement denying reports that her and Liam......
06:00 2019-08-23

Amazon fires: Madonna and Leonardo DiCaprio among celebrities to speak out Huge fires have been blazing through the Brazilian rainforest this week, with more than half in the Amazon region. The fires spell disaster for the local environment and ecology -- and environmentalis...
09:34 2019-08-23

Madonna ‘Madame X’ review: Re-energized Material Girl gets freaky While Bruce Springsteen gracefully accepts his senior citizenship on his new album, “Western Stars,” Madonna isn’t having any part of acting like an old lady on her “Madame X” LP, which also drops Fri...
02:34 2019-06-14

Fall music preview: Madonna, Global Citizen Festival and more The boroughs are alive with the sound of music in the coming months. Here are The Post’s picks for concerts and album releases to check out this fall: Madonna “Madame X” tour, Howard Gilma...
03:34 2019-09-07

Fall concert preview: Madonna, Global Citizen Festival and more The boroughs are alive with the sound of live music in the coming months. Here are The Posts picks for concerts to check out this fall: Madonna “Madame X” tour, Howard Gilman Opera House, BAM. S...
02:34 2019-09-06

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion Trailer Tackles Puppygate, Lisa Vanderpump and So Many Tears You know who didn't attend The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season nine reunion, now it's time to get the lowdown on the drama that erupted between Kyle Richards, Denise Richards, Lisa......
23:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Scarlett Johansson tackles painful divorce tale in 'fated' drama 'Marriage Story' Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver play a couple in crisis in "Marriage Story", an emotional tale of a relationship falling apart and a project the Hollywood actress said she felt was "fated" as it ca...
22:34 2019-08-29

Parkland survivor Emma González criticises Madonna for gun violence video Madonna described the video for God Control, in which a shooter opens fire on a nightclub dancefloor, as a ‘wake up’ callEmma González, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting in which 17 people we...
12:17 2019-07-03

Madonna to headline Pride event at Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 It’s official: Madonna will get into the groove at World Pride NYC. After months of speculation by rabid fans, NYC Pride confirmed Monday that the Material Girl will appear at the two-day Pride Island...
21:17 2019-06-03

Like a Prayer producer shares 3 demos in protest of Madonna memorabilia auction Thanks to Patrick Leonard, a producer and co-writer on Madonna’s Like a Prayer, three of that album’s demos have been released onto YouTube for the first time. Leonard released them as a means of prot...
04:17 2019-07-25

Madonna loses appeal in suit over Tupac Shakur love letter An appellate court Tuesday denied Madonna‘s bid to salvage a lawsuit that sought to block the sale of her personal items — including a letter from her late lover Tupac Shakur....
14:51 2019-06-05

New Video Inspired by Madonna’s ‘I Rise’ Captures Global Protest Movement “Freedom,” sings Madonna, “is what you choose to do with what’s been done to you.” This lyric from the artist’s new song “I Rise,” off her 14th studio a...
20:17 2019-06-19

ABFF 2019: How Beats Tackles Chicago Crime and the Curious Case of Anthony Anderson's Forehead Acting Chicago is a city that has been thrust into the abyss of exploitation, as national media has been lured by the city’s crime-ridden headlines. But what of the people who make up the city? What of their...
00:17 2019-06-21

Madonna and Jimmy Fallon face off in a Neon Dance Battle on The Tonight Show Jimmy Fallon is known for challenging his guests, whether he wants to create impromptu dance moves with Sam Rockwell or confront Paul Rudd in a lip-sync battle (conceding to Rudd’s magnificent version...
00:00 2019-06-22

Madonna loses appeal over auction of Tupac Shakur breakup letter, other items Madonna lost a court battle to keep a trove of intimate belongings including a pair of satin panties, a brush containing her hair and a breakup letter from a former boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Sh...
19:51 2019-06-04

Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, more stars send prayers, call for action in Amazon fires Stars are speaking up about the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Diddy and more.        ...
00:00 2019-08-24

Rent Madonna's East End location: the Stepney Green property was used in a Vogue photoshoot featuring the superstar She's on the cover of British Vogue this month with an accompanying video showing her frolicking in this fab retro flat in a former Victorian school hall in Stepney Green....
14:00 2019-05-22

Michael B. Jordan tackles injustice with Jamie Foxx in 'Just Mercy' Michael B. Jordan stars as a death-row lawyer and Jamie Foxx is his client in "Just Mercy," co-starring Brie Larson and based on a true story.        ...
09:34 2019-09-07

Tony-nominated 'Ferryman' tackles N. Ireland troubles Based on partner Laura Donnelly's family tragedy, Jez Butterworth tackles Northern Ireland troubles in “The Ferryman.” The play has received nine Tony nominations. (June 7)  ...
21:51 2019-06-10

'Orange is the New Black' poignantly tackles family separation, immigration in Season 7 Karla, Blanca and Maritza face deportation in the final season of Netflix's "Orange is the New Black," set partially at an ICE detention center.        ...
22:00 2019-07-31

Missed tackles, missed Adam Vinatieri kicks cost Colts in loss to Chargers The Colts mounted a comeback but couldn't stop the Chargers in overtime. Adam Vinatieri's missed kicks loomed large.       ...
14:34 2019-09-09

Madonna: Harvey Weinstein 'crossed lines and boundaries' when we worked together Madonna tells "The New York Times" about how Harvey Weinstein was "sexually flirtatious and forward," and that no, she never tried to ask Trump out.        ...
07:51 2019-06-06

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
18:17 2019-05-21

Madonna trashes New York Times profile, defends using the term 'raped' The singer claimed that the publication "Is one of the founding fathers of the Patriarchy."        ...
02:51 2019-06-07

'Everything Below the Waist' tackles history, shortcomings of women's health care Author Jennifer Block lays out her argument for why health care needs a feminist revolution in "Everything Below the Waist."        ...
08:00 2019-07-18

Why HBO's new version of 'Watchmen' tackles race and policing in America Damon Lindelof, the creator of HBO's "Watchmen," says the series is "trolling the white savior," and taking on race and police relations in America.        ...
10:17 2019-07-25

Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s dominant sound moving in her direction, the Los An...
10:00 2019-07-14

Eff That Little Album You’re Asking For, Rihanna Is on a Boat With Her Boo and His Fam Rihanna and her billionaire boo Hassan Jameel have gotten an early start on their summer of love, it seems! The pair were recently spotted by photographers off the Amalfi Coast¸—a luxe Italian destina...
21:51 2019-06-07

Oh hey, the new Bon Iver album came out early Good news for everyone thought they were going to have to wait a few more weeks to hear the next album from the “amorphous collective” that is Bon Iver: Justin Vernon and everyone else he’s absorbed i...
05:34 2019-08-09

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatus, she returns with her third ...
19:51 2019-07-11

Law and Order: SVU Needs a New ADA, So Why Not Make Them An LGBTQ Character? It's been nearly a decade since Law & Order: SVU had an out member of the LGBTQ community as part of its series regular cast. Time for that to change. With the historic season 21......
15:17 2019-05-30

How to Talk to Your Kids About LGBTQ+ Issues As a recently out gay woman, I was a little unsure at first about how to talk with my kids about LGBTQ+ topics. But, even before I accepted my identity and told my family I was gay, having these conve...
21:17 2019-07-31

GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters. Of the 110 movies survey...
16:51 2019-05-23

For Emma Gee, being the only out LGBTQ athlete at BYU is complicated BYU's Emma Gee, a track and cross-country runner, became the first athlete in the Mormon institution’s 143-year history to be publicly out last year.       ...
20:51 2019-07-03

Bjork's VR album is finally ready It only took four-plus years, but Bjork's VR 'album' is finally ready. The Icelandic artist is releasing the complete version of Vulnicura VR through Steam on September 6th, giving PC o...
01:00 2019-09-05

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broadway music....
17:34 2019-07-10

With Five Months Past, Time for Another Album As streaming-era brings quicker releases from stars like Ariana Grande and rapper Future, indie-rock band Big Thief follows its May album with another in October....
21:34 2019-08-28

Stevie Wonder – every studio album ranked! From his teenage years on Motown to his funk masterpieces of the 70s and later pop ballads, Stevie Wonder’s music is nothing but joyous. Ahead of his performance in London’s Hyde Park this weekend, we...
13:00 2019-07-05

Bat for Lashes: ‘I didn’t know if I was going to make an album again’ Natasha Khan on her ambition to direct a horror film and the influence of California on her new record Lost GirlsBat for Lashes is the stage name of Natasha Khan, who was born in London in 1979 to an ...
04:34 2019-08-18

'Go gays!': Why USA's LGBTQ World Cup stars are more important than ever With homophobic attitudes on the rise in the US, the exploits of gay American heroes on the pitch in France are a welcome sight“Go gays!” said Megan Rapinoe following USA’s World Cup quarter-final vic...
13:00 2019-07-05

How to find LGBTQ-friendly games on Steam Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Pride Month is almost over, but that’s no reason to stick to n...
23:00 2019-06-28

10 great places where LGBTQ history was made June 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Find out about Stonewall and other significant places in LGBTQ history.       ...
15:17 2019-06-28

Investing opportunities are expanding for the LGBTQ community In a reflection of the progress LGBTQ Americans have made, the range of investment products tailored to their concerns has also been growing in scope and size. However, there can be no one-size-fits-a...
22:34 2019-06-04

The Latest: Detroit man arraigned in LGBTQ shootings DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community (all times local): 3:22 p.m. A man charged with fata...
21:34 2019-06-07

8 LGBTQ Documentaries to Watch During Pride Month Every June, members of the LGBTQ community and allies celebrate Pride Month. While many honor Pride by attending parades throughout the world, others may choose to celebrate by learning more about the...
00:00 2019-06-05

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the U.S. Fifty years later, the U.S. continues to reco...
18:34 2019-06-03

A longtimer's tour of LGBTQ life in the Village New York's Greenwich Village, where LGBTQ people once gathered in force, has gone through several decades of change. Longtime insider Maria-Elena Grant guides you through time and place....
10:00 2019-06-28

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
22:51 2019-05-24

5 books not to miss: 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' Lisbeth Salander returns, 'Respect' tackles sex David Lagercrantz continues Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series, and "Respect" tackles sex for young men in the #MeToo era.        ...
02:00 2019-08-27

Kim Kardashian teases possible new Kanye West album All hail Yeezus. Kim Kardashian has fans of hubby Kanye West shaking after posting a picture that appears to be a track list for the rapper’s long-awaited album. The picture, taken from WestR...
03:00 2019-08-30

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots with a new album NEW YORK (AP) — Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic, instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, are back with their first album in five years. “Mettavolution” ...
17:51 2019-06-12

Why Taylor Swift Says Lover Is Such a Special Album There's no calming down because Taylor Swift just took over Central Park. A day ahead of the release of her highly anticipated seventh studio album, Lover, the 29-year-old took the......
16:34 2019-08-22

Common goes deep on personal new album: ‘It really shook me’ As an actor, Common has appeared alongside everyone from Denzel Washington (“American Gangster”) to Keanu Reeves (“John Wick: Chapter 2”), but the rapper’s co-star in his new “...
03:00 2019-08-30

Southwest Airlines at 48: A birthday photo album Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
05:17 2019-06-19

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all ...
14:51 2019-05-21

Belle and Sebastian on NYC, album covers and playing at sea Like any young rock band, Scotland’s Belle and Sebastian were excited for their first visit to New York. But in some ways, it didn’t live up to one band member’s expectations. “I think by the time we ...
19:34 2019-07-08

Dixie Chicks tease first album in 13 years The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus, the group announced on Instagram.        ...
21:00 2019-06-27

Get jazzed: Jeff Goldblum is making another album While most of the rest of us struggle to be fulfilled in any one area of our lives, Jeff Goldblum has accompanied roles in summer tentpoles and recurring gigs in one of TV’s strangest towns with weekl...
23:00 2019-07-01

How YACHT fed their old music to the machine and got a killer new album The band YACHT, named for a mysterious sign seen in Portland around the turn of the century. [credit: YACHT / Google I/O 2019 ] ...
15:00 2019-08-31

Wolves have the quality and coach for a successful second album "It was exciting and exhilarating as Wolverhampton Wanderers attacked with gusto last term, and they can consolidate their position as a top seven outfit, writes Ben Grounds."...
17:00 2019-08-08

Valkyrie is now the first LGBTQ Marvel movie superhero, but she's been bi forever Asgardian warrior Valkyrie is now officially the first LGBTQ superhero in the Marvel cinematic universe. And who better to blast this barrier with a Freudian crotch cannon than real-life LGBTQ icon Te...
00:34 2019-07-23

Sonya Deville champions LGBTQ inclusion in WWE, on Fox and at WorldPride WWE superstar Sonya Deville is working toward representation, inclusion and equality for the LGBTQ community.       ...
01:34 2019-06-28

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Apologises to LGBTQ Community After the LGBTQ community called out to YouTube for not considering homophobic remarks as violation of its platform's policies, company CEO Susan Wojcicki apologised to the community....
18:00 2019-06-11

WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife that embody the city’s queer spiritThe Metropolita...
09:51 2019-06-20

Police detail man’s threat behind panic at DC LGBTQ parade WASHINGTON (AP) — A man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation’s capital and set off a panic that sent hundreds of people, who mistakenly believed gun...
23:17 2019-06-09

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ communit...
19:51 2019-07-24

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
23:00 2019-06-06

Thousands March in Kiev for LGBTQ Pride Parade (MOSCOW) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunda...
01:00 2019-06-24

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see descriptor tags like “Souls-like,” “Difficult,” and ...
04:34 2019-06-21

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of ...
08:00 2019-08-15

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ commun...
23:17 2019-06-12

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+...
11:17 2019-06-07

Security guard plotted attacks on synagogue and LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he ha...
21:00 2019-08-11

How IT Chapter Two Handles the LGBTQ Themes of Stephen King’s Novel Warning: This post contains spoilers for IT Chapter Two. Like its hugely popular 2017 predecessor, IT Chapter Two opens with an early scene from Stephen King’s 1986 novel in which the evil It &m...
08:34 2019-09-07

Vegas man accused of plotting to bomb synagogues, LGBTQ bar Court documents say Conor Climo, 23, of Las Vegas told an FBI informant in recent weeks that he was scouting places to attack.        ...
15:00 2019-08-10

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising Thousands of people have converged on New York City’s Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ liberation...
05:17 2019-06-29

From All in the Family to Pose and Special, Celebrate TV's LGBTQ History We've come a long way, babies. In the years since All in the Family introduced the first gay character in primetime TV, there's now Pose, an acclaimed FX drama featuring the most......
14:51 2019-06-03

Starz’s new spy-fi show The Rook is already contributing to the LGBTQ+ canon Superhero characters with multiple personalities are often tactless treatments of mental illness masquerading as misguided acting showcases. Looking at you, M. Night Shyamalan. However, the metaphysic...
16:34 2019-07-23

Dennis Rodman corrects 'For Better or Worse' doc over Madonna locker-room visit, Snipes' hair We're sure Dennis Rodman will love his ESPN 30 for 30 film "Rodman: For Better or Worse," once he watches it. But first, some corrections.        ...
08:00 2019-09-12

Miley Cyrus releases new album, 'SHE IS COMING,' first of EP trilogy Miley Cyrus dropped her new album “SHE IS COMING” on midnight Friday. It's reportedly the first of three, six-song EPs the songstress plans to release before the year’s end.  ...
08:34 2019-05-31

Taylor Swift's new album features surprise cameos In "London Boy," the eleventh track on Taylor Swift's seventh album, Lover, the country singer turned pop superstar sets out her love for the British capital, from Camden Market to Highgate to Brixton...
18:34 2019-08-23

Radiohead: MiniDiscs (Hacked) review – blueprints for the best album of the 90s This hoard of material from the OK Computer era is an endlessly interesting chronicle of a band reinventing the mainstream by rejecting it‘Not v interesting” is Thom Yorke’s assessment of the 16-odd h...
12:34 2019-06-12

Sturgill Simpson announces new album… and companion anime Musicians have been pairing their creative work with some kind of visual component for decades, typically just with traditional music videos, but sometimes a piece of music warrants a more complex com...
22:51 2019-07-21

That Dog announce Old LP, the cult pop-rock outfit's first new album in 22 years L.A. rockers That Dog delivered three albums of timeless, hook-heavy power-pop between 1993 and 1997, resulting in relatable, deliriously angsty cuts like “Never Say Never,” a song this writer will (v...
21:00 2019-08-21

Spoon, with greatest hits album in tow: ‘It’s the real deal’ Anyone who’s ever made a mix for a friend knows how hard it is to distill your favorite band’s output down to a bite-sized 10 songs or so. Spoon faced the same predicament when it came tim...
16:00 2019-08-16

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a cru...
02:00 2019-08-15

Guy Garvey: New Elbow album will reflect 'darker times' Elbow's lead singer Guy Garvey has told Sky News the band's upcoming eighth album will be "darker" than their last, saying: "We live in darker times."...
07:00 2019-08-13

'I had to honour him': the friends who finished Avicii's final album After the EDM star died aged 28 last year, his family decided that his album Tim should be completed. How did the chosen collaborators handle such a sensitive task? Last summer, a carefully chosen gro...
21:00 2019-06-06

Selena Gomez announces her first new album in four years is imminent Selena Gomez told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday that she just has a few more finishing touches before she releases his first new album in four years....
20:00 2019-06-12

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millennium, where everything went Blaque. Discovered by Li...
17:17 2019-06-14

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own ha...
12:00 2019-06-14

Thom Yorke's new album comes with a Netflix short film The same day Thom Yorke's upcoming album ANIMA comes out, he'll release a short musical film directed by frequent collaborator Paul Thomas Anderson. The one-reeler will be set to three ANIMA...
22:34 2019-06-20

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
00:01 2019-06-10

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
02:51 2019-05-31

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Biggest Clue Yet About Her New Album OMG! Did Taylor Swift just reveal the title of her new album? The superstar singer, who has been dropping clues about her new music, just shared the biggest hint about #TS7 to date. In......
00:17 2019-05-25

Freya Ridings on her new album, Adele comparisons, and Peppa Pig On the cusp of possibly the biggest moment of her life, the release of her debut album, Freya Ridings was facing the heart-in-your-mouth panic of realising she had potentially lost all the ideas she h...
04:00 2019-07-21

Björk made music’s first “VR pop album”—she opens up about its heartbreak Enlarge / Björk's metamorphosis within VR already looks trippy enough as a sample image. It'll blow your mind in VR. (credit: Björk) "I often feel like some sort of [technology] bridge," singer, son...
17:00 2019-09-13

All the Lyrics You Need to Know From Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift Album On Thursday night, Beyoncé dropped her anticipated The Lion King: The Gift album, which is described as a "love letter to Africa." She produced and curated the compilation......
22:51 2019-07-19

Line Of Duty's 'Ted Hastings' in talks to record album As much-loved anti-corruption officer Ted Hastings in Line Of Duty, the memes of actor Adrian Dunbar were prolific on social media during the last series - especially a tuneful mash-up of his famous "...
13:00 2019-07-23

Wilco announces Ode To Joy, an album filled with "really big, big folk songs" Jeff Tweedy can’t stop, won’t stop. Since releasing 2016's Schmilco with his venerable Chicago rock outfit, the songwriter dropped two solo albums of original material and a memoir—he’ll also appe...
17:51 2019-07-16

Ed Sheeran Confirms He's Married on New Album No.6 Collaborations Project After months of speculation, Ed Sheeran has officially confirmed he's off the market. The 28-year-old crooner revealed the big news on his new album No.6 Collaborations Project, which......
16:00 2019-07-12

Lady Gaga Says She Would 'Take a Bullet' for the LGBTQ+ Community at Stonewall Rally Lady Gaga was one of the celebrities who performed at the rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City on June 28, during which she gave an impassioned speech, t...
15:17 2019-06-30

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ra...
04:34 2019-06-19

Driver suspended for refusing to operate LGBTQ-pride-themed bus A bus driver in England has been suspended for refusing to drive a bus adorned with LGBTQ-pride-themed numbers, a report said. The driver allegedly got on the bus in Norwich and told passengers, ̶...
12:34 2019-08-16

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straig...
19:51 2019-07-01

Palantir's work with ICE prompts LGBTQ tech conference to disinvite it Software company Palantir has been disinvited from a major LGBTQ tech conference because of public objection to its work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
01:34 2019-08-28

Google CEO Tries to Smooth Things Over After YouTube's Anti-LGBTQ Shitshow The complete and utter shitshow that is YouTube’s bungled response to addressing anti-LGBTQ harassment on its platform today brings us a response from Google CEO Sundar Pichai following a meeting with...
01:51 2019-06-13

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
23:34 2019-07-02

Russian LGBTQ activist murdered after name is listed on ‘gay-hunting’ website An LGBTQ rights activist was murdered in Russia on Sunday after her name was published on a website that offers prizes to users for “hunting” gay people, according to a report. Yelena Grig...
04:17 2019-07-24

Lady Gaga fires up LGBTQ rally for Stonewall anniversary Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement, exhorting the crowd to honor the past by using its "power...
03:51 2019-06-29

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. F...
11:34 2019-06-21

Gov. DeSantis removes LGBTQ reference from Pulse anniversary proclamation Florida’s governor was accused of “straight-washing” his remembrance proclamation of the Pulse nightclub shooting on the third anniversary of the deadliest attack on gay people in th...
20:34 2019-06-12

Las Vegas security guard plotted attacks on a synagogue and an LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he ha...
06:00 2019-08-11

Saks Fifth Avenue taps top designers for LGBTQ fundraising capsule Love, acceptance and rainbow sequins are always in style, especially at Saks Fifth Avenue. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and WorldPride in NYC, the iconic department store ha...
23:34 2019-06-21

Alan Cumming and other LGBTQ stars on their game-changing roles Alan Cumming: “Instinct” (CBS) If you want to see how far the pendulum has swung for LGBTQ representation, try the CBS crime procedural “Instinct,” based on a popular series of thrillers by James Patt...
23:34 2019-06-21

Love and Resistance review: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneers Fifty years after Stonewall, photographs Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies pin the zeitgeist to the pageThe riot that changed America’s gay rights movement foreverForty-nine years ago, on the first a...
19:34 2019-06-30

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pr...
22:34 2019-08-13

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of trans...
18:34 2019-08-13

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interv...
00:34 2019-06-12

Florida library’s LGBTQ prom canceled over safety concerns A Florida library canceled an LGBTQ-inclusive prom after receiving threats, fearing objections to the event would jeopardize the safety of those attending....
02:34 2019-06-29

LGBTQ heroes celebrated with wall of honor at Stonewall Inn in New York A half century after the launch of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, 50 trailblazers in the struggle for equality were honored on Thursday with the unveiling of a wall of honor inside New York's hist...
01:17 2019-06-28

Polish city holds first LGBTQ pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
16:17 2019-07-21

Pride 2019: World's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.       ...
19:51 2019-06-11

To be continued … can the sequel album save Usher’s musical reputation? The R&B star has hinted at a follow-up to Confessions, but history is littered with late-career gimmicksThe last we heard from Usher Raymond IV, he was taking a curling iron to his hair and dressing u...
14:51 2019-05-24

Bruce Springsteen to record a new E Street Band album in the fall Bruce Springsteen said he will record a new E Street Band album in the fall, followed by an international tour.        ...
16:17 2019-05-28

Iggy Pop: Free review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Caroline International)This strange patchwork of jazz, poetry, ambience, lamentable lyrics and the odd pub-singer moment works fitfully at bestIn 2007, in the middle of the re-formed Stooges’ chaotic...
15:00 2019-09-05

Your Guide to the Many, Many References Taylor Swift Drops in the Lover Album At long last, Lover is here. Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album — clocking in at a meaty 18 tracks, her longest album yet — arrived Aug. 23 to satisfy her legion of fans and give li...
00:00 2019-08-24

Forever Whitney: A Houston Hologram Tour Is in the Works and Maybe a New Album, Too Seven years after Whitney Houston’s untimely death at the age of 48, her estate has struck a deal to create a number of money-making opportunities, including a hologram tour and a new album of previou...
14:32 2019-05-21

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info abo...
00:34 2019-06-28

Missy Elliott is releasing a new album at midnight, so sleep can go to hell It’s not that we have anything against proper rest. It is healing, it keeps us healthy and it’s an essential tool for dealing with the corroding world around us. However, when Melissa “Missy” Elliott ...
23:00 2019-08-22

Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley....
14:38 2019-05-21

The Couple in This Famous Woodstock Album Cover Photo Is Still Together 50 Years Later For the couple seen embracing under a blanket on the cover of the Woodstock soundtrack, milestone anniversaries of the music festival in Bethel, N.Y., are usually happy occasions. Ever since LIFE maga...
08:00 2019-08-13

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
01:51 2019-06-14

Selena Gomez Says It Took Her 4 Years to "Feel at a Good Place" With New Album The wait for Selena Gomez's new music is almost over! The 26-year-old singer revealed she's "actually done" with her next album during Tuesday's episode of The Tonight......
17:00 2019-06-12

Jay Som on social media, MySpace music, and recording her new album at home Los Angeles-based Jay Som (a.k.a. Melina Duterte) has been doing this music thing most of her life—since roughly 12 years old, in fact, when the musician was still uploading songs to MySpace music. In...
04:17 2019-07-25

Hold our hands, 'cause Hootie & The Blowfish just announced their first new album in 15 years It’s been 15 years since Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Jim Sonefeld, and Dean Felber—known, for better or worse, to the wider world as Hootie & The Blowfish—last released an album. (And 25 since the ...
17:34 2019-08-10

Remember Iggy Azalea? After five tortured years, she finally has a new album A lot has changed for Iggy Azalea since “Fancy” was the biggest song in America. Will she be able to respark her career with “In My Defense"?        ...
21:34 2019-07-19

Review: Norman F—ing Rockwell! Is Lana Del Rey’s Darkest—And Greatest—Album Yet For an artist synonymous with mid-century pastiche, Lana Del Rey captures American life in 2019 with uncanny precision. Released in advance of her new album Norman F—ing Rockwell!, piano ballad ...
19:34 2019-08-30

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb B...
18:17 2019-07-09

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends. News outlets re...
23:34 2019-06-18

Ed Sheeran reveals all-star lineup for new album No 6 Collaborations Project Rappers and singers including Cardi B, Bruno Mars and Stormzy feature on the follow-up to ÷, the biggest selling album in the world in 2017Ed Sheeran has announced full details for his next album, the...
03:17 2019-06-20

Who is NF, the Eminem-soundalike who beat Chance the Rapper for No. 1 album this week? NF's "The Search" edged out Chance's highly-anticipated release "The Big Day" for the No. 1 album in America this week.        ...
11:00 2019-08-07

Liam Gallagher announces release date for his next solo album Fresh off of a documentary that seemed to be all about how much of a dick he is and how much he enjoys his reputation as a dick, Liam Gallagher—who used to be in a famous band with some guy he hates—h...
18:17 2019-06-13

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' album breaks new record in China U.S. singer-songwriter Taylor Swift's album "Lover" broke a new record for an international artist in China on Friday as it surpassed one million combined total streams, downloads and sales within a w...
16:00 2019-08-30

‘Dummy wasn’t a chillout album. Portishead had more in common with Nirvana’ On the 25th anniversary of their classic debut, Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley reflect on how the album came togetherTwenty-five years ago, during the summer of Blur’s Parklife and Oasis’s Definitely M...
12:00 2019-08-27

Missy Elliott announces last-minute release for her first album since 2005 The rapper has revealed on social media that ‘a collection of new songs’ known as Iconography will be unveiled at midnightMissy Elliott has announced a surprise release of her first album since 2005.T...
22:34 2019-08-22

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
21:34 2019-05-23

Will Qatar let Israelis, Egyptians and LGBTQ people attend 2022 World Cup? A damning new report obtained by Fox News exposes discrimination by Qatar’s Islamist regime targeting Israelis, Egyptians and LGBTQ people ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the Gulf monarchy....
01:34 2019-08-28

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he burst into tears of joy....
13:00 2019-05-23

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
19:17 2019-07-24

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civi...
06:34 2019-07-03

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
01:51 2019-06-05

Protecting Pride: Safe Spaces Are Crucial to the Existence of the LGBTQ Community Pride Month is a time of celebration. A time where same-gender-loving men get together to celebrate love, liberty and the occasional Beyoncé. During these celebrations, it is imperative for us to feel...
23:34 2019-06-28

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community ...
22:17 2019-06-12

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm ...
23:17 2019-06-12

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's decision to reject requests to fly rainbow flags. Se...
01:51 2019-06-10

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans to sign a petition demanding U.S. legal protections for gays, lesbi...
23:17 2019-06-17

Tinder’s Newest Feature Aims to Keep LGBTQ People Safer Across the World With a new feature, Tinder says it wants to make the swiping experience safer for its LGBTQ users traveling and living in certain countries. On Wednesday, the dating app introduced a new safety update...
02:00 2019-07-25

Las Vegas security guard arrested for plot to bomb synagogue or LGBTQ bar A man who worked a security guard was arrested this week for allegedly planning to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a local LGTBQ bar after authorities discovered bomb-making materials at his home....
10:34 2019-08-11

How the Trump Administration's Supreme Court Filing Could Harm LGBTQ Workers This month, the Trump Administration opposed protections for LGBTQ workers in the U.S., arguing that existing laws should not cover discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientati...
21:00 2019-08-29

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened to arrest members for activities authorities calle...
18:34 2019-08-19

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy...
16:34 2019-05-21

The Cure: Disintegration review – album set flatters to deceive, and then prolongs the pain Despite its best efforts, the band cannot mask the fact that the original record has its fair share of flawsDisintegration a classic album? For that is what underpins this run of five shows playing th...
08:51 2019-05-25

Tool releases 'Fear Inoculum,' the metal band's first album in 13 years It's been 13 long years for fans of the American rock band Tool but finally, the wait for new music is over. The Grammy-winning metal rockers finally dropped a new album....
02:34 2019-08-31

Blackberry Smoke talks Big Apple Breakdown, a live album — and Kid Rock It would make sense for Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke to tailor its performances to the situation — playing for its own diehard fans or opening up for the likes of Zac Brown Band or ZZ Top. ...
02:34 2019-09-06

Jimmy Fallon bribes Chance The Rapper to spill all the details about his first album For a guy so justly famous and successful, it’s still weird to think that Chance The Rapper has never sold a single album. But releasing his uniformly lauded mixtapes 10 Day, Acid Rap, and Coloring Bo...
12:34 2019-07-17

Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And her new single, called “You Need to Calm Down...
02:34 2019-06-14

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. Swift also announced that the second single from t...
02:34 2019-06-14

Beyoncé reveals African collaborators for new album The Lion King: The Gift R&B star announces numerous African pop and rap stars on album out Friday, as well as Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to ...
01:01 2019-07-17

Big Wreck announces new album, North American tour with 34 Canadian dates The band, now a trio, will dedicate their Aug. 9 concert to late-rhythm guitarist, Brian Doherty, who died after a lengthy battle with cancer last month....
01:00 2019-07-24

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its third LP. Safe And Also No Fear, due out August 2...
09:17 2019-05-29

Stevie Nicks and Harry Styles are playing together again, and fans are getting eager for an album Back when Harry Styles was a boy band sensation, no one would’ve guessed that he’d find a muse and collaborator in Stevie Nicks. Now, though, their performances together are one of the more enjoyable ...
01:17 2019-05-30

Taylor Swift drops 'Lover' video ahead of album launch Taylor Swift has offered a bit of love to all the fans who are eagerly awaiting Friday's release of her seventh album: A video for its title track, "Lover."...
02:34 2019-08-23

Slipknot: We Are Not Your Kind review – Iowan behemoths' most brutal, gentle album (Roadrunner)Mixing their trademark raging riffola and tribal drumming with everything from krautrock to acoustic elements, Slipknot push their own limitsSlipknot are never too far from trauma. Having ...
19:00 2019-08-09

Sam Fender: Hypersonic Missiles review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Polydor)The North Shields singer-songwriter may look cookie-cutter but his gritty, gloriously anthemic songs on toxic masculinity, violence and death are anything butSam Fender seems to have arrived ...
16:34 2019-09-12

Taylor Swift: Lover review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week Less bitter than Reputation, Lover has something for everyone, especially Swift’s boyfriend, but is she treading water?The deluxe version of Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album comes with a facsimile ...
09:00 2019-08-23

DJ Khaled talks fatherhood, Nipsey Hussle and new album ‘Father of Asahd’ DJ Khaled has taken being a doting, devoted dad to a new level with “Father of Asahd,” his star-studded new album that dropped on Friday. For the second time, his 2-year-old son Asahd with wife Nicole...
22:17 2019-05-21

Ed Sheeran releases the unredacted track list for his collaborations album and it features...everyone Last month, Ed Sheeran made an announcement revealing his next project - a collection of collaborations - accompanied by a redacted tracklist. It was an effective attempt at mystery since the man is f...
10:51 2019-06-19

Whitney Houston's estate announces plans for hologram tour, new album Whitney Houston's estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late singer....
15:34 2019-05-21

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to make much of a splash and left the band on the ropes ...
03:17 2019-05-31

Buckle up, 'cause it looks like Kanye's releasing an album called Jesus Is King next month If you’re not broke from blowing $225 on sweatshirts that say “Holy Spirit,” it looks like you can spend what’s left on a new Kanye West album next month. This comes via Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, ...
23:00 2019-08-29

Raphael Saadiq Is About to Make Your Summer Better With the August Release of His New Album, Jimmy Lee Raphael Saadiq, the most underappreciated R&B artist of all time, is about to bring forth the sound and light with his Aug. 23 release, Jimmy Lee. It will be his first solo release in eight years,...
14:17 2019-06-08

Listen: Little Big Town announce 'Nightfall' tour and album, release 'Over Drinking' Little Big Town announced on Monday a new album titled "Nightfall" alongside an accompanying North American tour and the release of a new single, "Over Drinking."...
01:00 2019-09-10

Pop star Halsey said she wrote her forthcoming album in a manic state. Here's what that means. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, singer Halsey said she created her forthcoming album while going through a manic episode. Halsey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder...
18:34 2019-06-27

Bon Iver announces star-studded new album i,i with a pair of immersive tracks The “amorphous collective” known as Bon Iver has announced a new album, i,i, a title that, like 22, A Million before it, will soon become the scourge of so many copy editors. Recorded in Texas and Wis...
18:00 2019-07-11

Facebook reverses ban on Led Zeppelin album cover featuring naked children Social network acknowledges ‘culturally significant image’ amid protests against its nudity policyFacebook has overturned a ban it made this week on displaying the cover of Led Zeppelin’s Houses of th...
13:17 2019-06-21

Scooter Braun Congratulates Taylor Swift on "Brilliant" Album Lover After Taylor Swift released her new album Lover on Friday, Scooter Braun took to Twitter to congratulate the singer on her "brilliant" work. "Regardless of what has been said......
22:00 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift to perform at 2019 MTV VMAs following ‘Lover’ album release Mark your calendars, lovers. Taylor Swift will be performing at the 2019 MTV VMAs, days after she releases her new album “Lover” on August 23. The country-turned-pop star who has been a ma...
21:00 2019-08-07

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Green...
19:34 2019-06-07

Radiohead's Thom Yorke announces launch date for new album and film Musician’s ‘one-reeler’ will be released on Netflix on 27 June, the same day the record will come outRadiohead frontman Thom Yorke has announced that he will release his “dystopian” new solo album and...
17:34 2019-06-21

Diana Ross celebrates LGBTQ community at birthday Radio City concert When Diana Ross began her 75th birthday concert at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday night with “I’m Coming Out” — her 1980 hit that she released without knowing exactly why it would become a gay anth...
19:34 2019-06-23

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
17:17 2019-06-12

New York leads Pride parades as LGBTQ activists debate state of movement Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York’s massive LGBTQ Pride march kicked off Sunday with jubilant attendees cheering the cast o...
19:34 2019-06-30

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform.       ...
03:51 2019-06-11

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address a key concern for LGBTQ users in its community. A...
16:51 2019-06-05

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Instagram where he shared his thoughts......
11:51 2019-07-02

LGBTQ Community Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Passage Of Fairness Ordinance In Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – LGBTQ community leaders are celebrating the 20th anniversary of a milestone in the fight for equality here in central Kentucky. The Fairness Ordinance passed in Lexingt...
01:17 2019-06-24

Tennessee detective's church sermon calls for execution of LGBTQ people Knox County Sheriff's Office detective Grayson Fritts made references to his law enforcement role during the sermon at All Scripture Baptist Church.        ...
03:00 2019-06-13

'I'm So Fucking Woke, I'm Ready to Go to Sleep': Lee Daniels Speaks on the Progress of LGBTQ Liberation Fifty years. It’s been fifty years since the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969. Fifty years worth of struggles, pain, blood, sweat, tears, oppression, erasure, rebellion, progression, and much, much...
18:00 2019-06-28

Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie Is the First Openly LGBTQ Superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe When Thor: Ragnarok was released in theaters in November 2017, Tessa Thompson stole the show as the badass Valkyrie. However, criticisms arose when her rich backstory was scrapped and the fascinating ...
21:17 2019-07-22

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany Sc...
19:34 2019-06-13

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Dona...
19:51 2019-06-12

'Here, I feel free': Mexico City celebrates role as haven for LGBTQ migrants Tens of thousands of people paraded through the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to celebrate the capital's growing role as a beacon of tolerance for migrants fleeing persecution for their gender an...
05:00 2019-06-30

Pride 2019: The world's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations, from New York to Tel Aviv June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.       ...
01:34 2019-06-11

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celeb...
00:51 2019-07-01

Detective's sermon calling for LGBTQ executions far outside many Christian teachings, expert says Detective Grayson Fritts has defended his comments against the LGBTQ community. He is currently on leave and his pending cases are under review.        ...
01:34 2019-06-15

Sweet note from LGBTQ teen thanks couple for displaying a pride flag in Texas The note said the Pride flag waving outside the couple’s home gave the teen courage to come out to their family.        ...
22:51 2019-06-21

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
15:51 2019-05-31

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
01:34 2019-06-15

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpose of the website into disarray) but altering any s...
22:34 2019-08-13

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender individuals should be able to use, Trump told the Today...
06:17 2019-05-27

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which prevents discrimination based on sexual orientation...
23:51 2019-06-01

Halsey Sets the Record Straight After Being Accused of Using LGBTQ Community as a "Marketing Strategy" Halsey is not here for unnecessary drama. On Saturday, the 24-year-old star took to Instagram to share a candid snapshot from her concert in Brazil. "peak bi gurl evolution," she......
23:17 2019-07-07

Google Celebrates 50 Years of LGBTQ Pride with ‘Living Monument’ to the Stonewall Riots To celebrate 50 years of LGBTQ Pride, Google is debuting a “living monument” to the Stonewall Riots. In conjunction with the The Center, a New York City LGBT community center, and the Nat...
21:34 2019-06-04

LA is largest city to formally include LGBTQ businesses in contracting process worth billions Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to formally include LGBTQ-owned businesses in its project procurement process, following Nashville, Orlando and Baltimore. Similar changes are being con...
20:34 2019-07-31

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off j...
00:34 2019-07-18

Pride month: companies launch rainbow-themed products and donate to LGBTQ nonprofits Major retailers have either launched Pride-themed products, run LGBTQ-themed ads, or donated to nonprofit organizations that support the community.       ...
07:17 2019-06-29

Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Legalize Firing LGBTQ Workers for Their Sexual Orientation Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing three major cases on discrimination against LGBTQ workers, the Department of Justice asked the court to legalize anti-gay workplace discrimination on Friday, arguing...
04:00 2019-08-24

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used air horns to emphasize her LGBTQ policy points at Bronx Pride REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made an appearance at Bronx Pride on Sunday to give a speech about LGBTQ policies – along with some air horn sound effects. He...
01:00 2019-06-24

Saints QB Drew Brees defends himself after appearing in video produced by anti-LGBTQ group Drew Brees appeared in a video promoting National Bring Your Bible to School Day. That video was tied to the anti-LGBTQ group Focus on the Family.       ...
07:00 2019-09-06

Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."        ...
19:51 2019-06-19

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celeb...
20:34 2019-07-01

Investigators say 23-year-old Conor Climo was plotting to attack synagogues and members of the LGBTQ community (KSNV)   A Las Vegas man is in custody after allegedly plotting terrorist attacks on synagogues and LGBTQ bars. Federal authorities say 23-year-old Conor Climo plotted to kill Jews and members of the ...
10:00 2019-08-13

Album Review: For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”...
15:34 2019-05-21

Blood Orange: Angel's Pulse review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Domino)Dev Hynes’ new mixtape contains a flood of musical influences – from shoegaze to dancehall and found sound – and is only occasionally self-indulgent There was a time when a mixtape was clearly...
16:00 2019-07-12

Sleater-Kinney: The Centre Won't Hold review | Ben Beaumont-Thomas's album of the week (Mom + Pop)Drummer Janet Weiss has left the band since recording this St Vincent-produced album – but their songwriting suggests they can weather anythingIn WB Yeats’ most famous line, “things fall ap...
14:34 2019-08-16

Hear a new Pixies song from their upcoming album about “witches, Daniel Boone, misfits” Pixies dabbled in horror on 2016's Head Carrier, an album featuring multiple songs about a martyred bishop who may or may not have walked for six miles with his decapitated head in his hands. With...
03:01 2019-06-04

Celebrate the Jonas Brothers' New Album Happiness Begins With This Epic Throwback Video Joe Jonas is taking fans back to the Jonas Brothers' early days. To celebrate the release of the band's new album, Happiness Begins, the 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on......
16:17 2019-06-07

Beatles fans recreate ‘Abbey Road’ album cover on 50th anniversary It was Beatlemania all over again this morning on the streets of London. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ iconic “Abbey Road” album photo shoot, fans took turns walk...
03:00 2019-08-09

The Flaming Lips: King's Mouth review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Bella Union)After a long spell of indulging in 24-hour jams and Stone Roses covers, Wayne Coyne’s band marshal their psychedelic powers for lush, honed songsBefore we turn to the Flaming Lips’ 15th s...
13:51 2019-07-18

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Sprin...
14:17 2019-06-06

BTS World mobile game and album move K-pop boy band closer to total domination K-pop boy band BTS released a mobile game and companion album much to the delight of fans around the world.        ...
15:34 2019-06-28

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Trumps left the UK en masse; the land a little less o...
18:34 2019-06-06

Party for the Purple One: Jay-Z and Tidal to Host Release Celebrations for Prince’s Originals Album Prince not only colored the world with his own music, he also contributed to the music of other iconic artists. And, as we all know, that color was purple....
20:51 2019-05-29

The Regrettes announce their forthcoming sophomore album and a fall North American tour There is never really a bad time of the year for a healthy dose of power-pop, but summers were seemingly made for relentless guitar riffs, upbeat tempos, and confident declarations of youthful love th...
19:00 2019-06-19

Alan Parsons talks about abandoned Pink Floyd album ‘Household Objects’ Instruments shminstruments. So said Pink Floyd when they set out to create an album of music made without instruments. The album, which followed their internationally acclaimed “Dark Side of the...
21:34 2019-09-13

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ causes.        ...
00:00 2019-05-23

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a...
16:34 2019-08-14

Stranger Things' Maya Hawke Hopes Robin Helps Viewers Love LGBTQ People In the penultimate episode of Stranger Things season 3, Maya Hawke's new character Robin Buckley came out as a lesbian. Hawke has said that she is "so grateful that people fell in love with......
09:34 2019-07-24

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep school he co-founded, emails published by The Daily ...
23:01 2019-06-13

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Iceman author Sina Grace opens up about Marvel's lack of support for LGBTQ+ superheroes and books A few years back now, Marvel made a fairly major (at the time) revelation about one of its most prominent mutant characters, revealing in an issue of Brian Michael Bendis’ All New X-Men that Bobby Dra...
08:34 2019-06-29

Taylor Swift releases title track 'Lover' from upcoming album and the internet swoons Taylor Swift has released the highly anticipated title track off her upcoming seventh studio album, "Lover," and the internet is in a tizzy trying to decipher her lyrics....
22:34 2019-08-16

Rapsody's Upcoming Album, Eve, Pays Homage to Black Women; 1st Single 'Ibtihaj' Keeps It All the Way Live Rapsody, the North Carolina lyricist known in hip-hop circles as a rapper’s rapper, has consistently delivered on both her individual releases and features. In 2017, Rapsody (born Marlanna Evans) drop...
04:34 2019-08-06

Watch: Bruce Springsteen narrates new 'Western Stars' trailer based on latest album The trailer to Bruce Springsteen's movie "Western Stars" collects The Boss's latest hits and his wisdom as he narrates the trailer to the film he co-directed with Thom Zimmy....
06:00 2019-08-20

Kenya Barris developing animated Netflix show based on upcoming Kid Cudi album Netflix is really getting into visual things based on audible things, huh? We just had Paul Thomas Anderson and Thom Yorke’s ANIMA, and yesterday we reported that Sturgill Simpson and some of the peop...
02:34 2019-07-23

Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals ‘jumped at the chance’ to make unique album For Gruff Rhys — the Welsh musician known for fronting the indie rock band Super Furry Animals — a “chance encounter” with South African electronic musician Muzi led to his new solo album,...
18:00 2019-09-04

Kanye West Is Bringing His Sunday Services to Fans' Homes With New Album Jesus Is King The wait is almost over...Kanye West is finally ready to gift us with new music. The Grammy winner will release his latest album Jesus Is King next month, his rep confirmed to E! News.......
22:34 2019-08-30

Janet Jackson's classic albums reissued review | Alexis Petridis's album of the month From 1986 to 1997, the youngest Jackson eclipsed her brother with albums produced by Jam and Lewis that still sound empowered, sexy and whip-smartLife as a Jackson never looked fun, but things seemed ...
18:17 2019-07-31

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
22:17 2019-06-14

Beatles fans mark 50th anniversary of iconic Abbey Road album cover Beatlemania has returned to Abbey Road, 50 years on from the camera clicking on the image that would go on to become one of the most famous album covers ever created....
18:34 2019-08-08

Chance The Rapper adds all his mixtapes to streaming platforms ahead of his first actual album release It’s somewhat shocking to think about the fact that Chance The Rapper—KitKat spokesperson, Grammy winner, and education reform maverick—has never released an actual album. Rather, the Chicago native’s...
04:34 2019-06-29

Inside the Birth of Jennifer Lopez, the Pop Star, 20 Years After Her Debut Album Proved Everyone Wrong It may seem hard to believe now, but 20 years ago, the idea of Jennifer Lopez, the recording artist, was something of a gamble. Back in 1999, the In Living Color Fly Girl-turned movie......
15:17 2019-06-02

Preorder and Save On Tool's First Album In 13 Years, Including a Bonkers Special Edition Package Tool is coming out with its first new album in 13 years this month, and preorders for the Limited Edition are on sale for $38 right now, down from the original $45, and with Amazon’s preorder price gu...
16:34 2019-08-08

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album photo Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles created one of the best-known album covers in music history and an...
22:00 2019-08-08

Lady Gaga said she may not be 'considered a part of' the LGBTQ community even though she likes 'girls sometimes' and it started a conversation about bisexual exclusion Kevin Winter/Getty Images Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance Friday at New York's WorldPride celebration outside the Stonewall Inn and addressed the crowd that reportedly included thousands of peop...
01:00 2019-06-30

Drew Brees promotes 'Bring Your Bible to School Day' in video for anti-LGBTQ group 'Focus on the Family' Bring Your Bible Drew Brees appeared in a video for Focus on the Family to promote "Bring Your Bible to School Day" on October 3. Focus on the Family is an American Christian conservative organizati...
06:34 2019-09-06

Mabel: High Expectations review – confident pop lacks personality | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Polydor)On her undeniably hit-making debut, the daughter of Neneh Cherry sings ‘I’m not a people pleaser’ over backings intent on pleasing as many as possibleThe title of Mabel McVey’s debut album se...
15:00 2019-08-01

Colleen Green’s album-length cover of Blink-182’s Dude Ranch is a sepia-toned ode to adolescence “When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child,” reads Corinthians 1:13, “but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” That’s true for plenty of things...
18:34 2019-08-19

Taylor Swift's Lover Album Lyrics Decoded: Paper Rings, Church Bells and a London Boy Attention, Swifties! Taylor Swift just dropped her highly-anticipated new album, Lover. The Grammy winner's seventh studio album, released at midnight, is comprised of 18 songs,......
14:00 2019-08-23

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album cover photo Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles were photographed on it, creating one of the best-known album cove...
13:00 2019-08-08

Abbey Road 50th anniversary: Hundreds gather to mark half a century since Beatles' iconic album cover shoot Thousands of Beatles fans have taken the lyrics to Why Don't We Do It In The Road literally as they descended on the iconic Abbey Road pedestrian crossing to mark 50 years since The Beatles created th...
01:00 2019-08-09

Elton John has some problems with Vladimir Putin's claim to "have no problems" with LGBTQ+ people The G20 summit was held in Osaka, Japan this weekend—a.k.a. the one time of year that the leaders of various nations come together and put on their “Good Person” masks for half a day before getting b...
00:00 2019-06-30

Kiss! Kiss!: London bus attack began in a way familiar to many LGBTQ women Melania Geymonat said she and her partner were attacked by four men who wanted them to kiss for them. It began as harassment many queer women face.        ...
03:17 2019-06-08

Ariana Grande tells LGBTQ fans after homophobic protest outside show: 'You are all so loved' Ariana Grande apologized to her LGBTQ fans after anti-Pride protesters set up outside her concert venue in Atlanta and made homophobic comments.        ...
22:17 2019-06-09

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
15:34 2019-06-18

Taylor Swift shouts out to LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift, who dropped 'You Need to Calm Down' at midnight, announced her new album, "Lover," on social media Thursday,        ...
16:34 2019-06-14

'Kill the problem': Alabama mayor apologizes for Facebook post criticizing LGBTQ people Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, a town of about 2,000 people, said that he was sorry for making the comment.        ...
01:34 2019-06-06

Elton John blasts Putin after leader claims Russia has 'no problem' with LGBTQ people Elton John called out 'hypocrisy' after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia has "no problem with LGBT persons."        ...
10:51 2019-06-29

Taylor Swift shouts out LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift dropped a new song, "You Need To Calm Down," celebrating Pride. This is the second song from her upcoming album "Lover."        ...
16:34 2019-06-14

Hootie & the Blowfish set release date for new album 'Imperfect Circle' Mark your calendars: Hootie & the Blowfish shared the release date for their anticipated reunion album, called “Imperfect Circle."        ...
09:34 2019-08-09

Little Big Town to reveal new album 'Nightfall' on historic theater tour The Grammy winners have been in the studio for over a year working on their self-produced ninth studio album.        ...
17:00 2019-09-09

Taylor Swift is a kid again on 'Lover,' a big, messy embrace of a new album Taylor Swift's “Lover" is a sprawling 18-track effort that’s less focused and more open-hearted than any album she’s released since “Red."       ...
10:34 2019-08-23

Bombas has launched rainbow socks for Pride Month — and it's sending 40% of all the socks it donates to LGBTQ youth homeless shelters Jen Gushue, Sally Kaplan The sock brand Bombas has launched a line of rainbow socks in both ankle and calf length ($12 each) to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. Since its founding in 2013, Bombas has don...
03:00 2019-06-28

Coming out and coming of age: 5 of our favorite LGBTQ+ teens on TV today This August marks the 25th anniversary of the debut of My So-Called Life, the short-lived but influential teen drama that was also one of the first network shows to have a gay character as a series re...
22:51 2019-06-05

Taylor Swift fans rave over 'Lover' album after her secret listening session Fans of Taylor Swift had a tough time calming down after the pop star let a few lucky fans listen to album "Lover" ahead of its release this month.        ...
23:51 2019-08-04

The Raconteurs return for first album in 11 years, 'Help Us Stranger' The Jack White-led supergroup released a new record Friday, celebrating with a performance on 'Colbert.'        ...
22:51 2019-06-21

Selena Gomez announces first album in four years, teases material about her 'huge' life moments After stepping away from the spotlight for a while, Selena Gomez revealed plans on "The Tonight Show" to release her first album in nearly four years.        ...
18:34 2019-06-12

Bruce Springsteen releases music video, 'Tucson Train,' ahead of anticipated summer album "Tucson Train," coupled with a Thom Zimny-directed music video, is the third single from the upcoming "Western Stars" album.        ...
01:51 2019-06-01

Country singer Hunter Hayes to drop 'Wild Blue,' surprise album of heartbreak, turbulence Hunter Hayes surprised fans, revealing new album 'Wild Blue' is set to come out Friday. The 10-song album is Hayes' first in three years.        ...
17:34 2019-08-16

YouTube banned a 14-year-old conservative personality after she called the LGBTQ community pedophiles. The girl reportedly then posted a photo threatening YouTube HQ with something that looks like a gun. YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old conservative YouTuber with nearly a million followers who goes by "Soph." The channel was terminated after her latest video, full of anti-LGBTQ rhet...
00:51 2019-08-06

YouTube barred a 14-year-old conservative personality after she called the LGBTQ community pedophiles. The girl reportedly then posted a photo threatening YouTube HQ with something that looks like a gun. YouTube YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old conservative YouTuber with nearly 1 million followers who goes by "Soph." The channel was terminated after her latest video, which was full...
02:34 2019-08-06

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden bashes Trump administration for setting a poor example on human rights.        ...
22:51 2019-06-02

'Free dad hugs' at Pride show the lasting impact parents' rejection can have on LGBTQ kids LGBTQ children who are rejected by their parents are more likely to attempt suicide and use drugs. It's why "free dad hugs" at Pride mean so much.        ...
18:17 2019-06-20

Wedding Album: What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift? Did you receive an item that has stood the test of time and you can’t imagine your life without it? Or do you have a go-to gift you give others? We want to hear from you....
17:00 2019-05-21

When the C.I.A. Was Into Mind Control Stephen Kinzer’s “Poisoner in Chief” describes the C.I.A. in the Cold War years, when it was testing LSD and other drugs on citizens, often without their knowledge....
07:00 2019-09-10

How to Take Control of Your Schedule If you want to do something, block off time for it. This includes everything from the task you have to finish at work to the walk you want to take with your family. The novel you want to write. The w...
01:00 2019-08-09

Eminem's 'Slim Shady LP' turns 20: An oral history of the album that created a superstar Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP' breakout album is marking its 20th anniversary. Here's the inside story from those who were there.        ...
18:17 2019-05-21

Bob Dylan's 'Nashville Skyline' turns 50: How the album changed country music Exploring the history of Bob Dylan's "Nashville Skyline" with the players who created it and the songwriters influenced by it.        ...
16:17 2019-06-28

Taylor Swift's new album 'Lover' includes star-studded collaborations, juicy lyrics Taylor Swift dropped her highly anticipated album "Lover," which includes a collaboration with the Dixie Chicks and some juicy lyrical references.        ...
10:34 2019-08-23

Peppa Pig just dropped her new, long-awaited album. It's no 'Baby Shark' Peppa Pig's debut album is a little too old-fashioned for these times, when kids have the cultural fluency to dance along to viral rap songs.        ...
21:34 2019-07-19

WHO says eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim is to control it London, Reuters - Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political wil...
11:00 2019-08-23

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
22:34 2019-06-27

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
09:51 2019-08-05

What to know about birth control nausea Nausea is a common side effect of many forms of birth control. It often goes away over time, but a person can take steps to reduce or eliminate it. Learn more here....
09:34 2019-08-14

Did you solve it? Getting through passport control The solution to today’s puzzleEarlier today I set you the following question:Let’s say that 1 in 10,000 people who present themselves at UK passport control have invalid passports, and let’s say that ...
20:00 2019-09-09

Control: The Kotaku Review Control is the latest game from the makers of Max Payne, Alan Wake, and Quantum Break. It’s a twisted, haunting odyssey through an old post-WWII office building under siege by parasitic beings from an...
21:00 2019-08-26