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This Is What It's Like To Seek Asylum In America For Being Gay

I can’t believe how far I’ve come in fulfilling my identity and freely living as my truest self. Just this past weekend, I found myself once again beating my face with contour, eye shadow and glitter as I was getting ready to perform in drag with three of my closest friends. The four of us had come …

Siblings

5 ways Star Trek could bring back Picard (and actually make it work)

On Tuesday, news broke that current <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> showrunner Alex Kurtzman will develop several new <i>Star Trek</i> series. In <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>'s …

Science Fiction

‘Zoe’ Trailer: Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux’s Futuristic Love Story Gets Disrupted by Artificial Humans

Doremus blends his own movies "Equals" and "Newness" to tell a science-fiction love story about the crossroads of passion and technology.<p>Drake …

Love Stories

How Royal Caribbean’s Silversea Stake Impacts Cruisers

Last week, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced they had purchased a majority stake (67%) in Silversea Cruises for approximately $1 billion.<p>For Royal …

Royal Caribbean

Five Gay Vacation Spots That Are Less Tired Than Fire Island

From Stockholm to Salt Lake City, we've got you covered.<p>It’s not that there’s anything wrong with LGBTQ vacation standbys like Palm Springs and Fire Island. They’ve been safe havens for gays who want to get stupid drunk and take their shirts off at a party for decades strong. But great news for …

Salt Lake City

Essential Etiquette Rules for the Window, Center, and Aisle Airplane Seats

So you've got an upcoming flight. You've expertly packed your carry-on and you've got more mini travel beauty products than you can count. Now what? …

Luxury Travel

The 10 Best Places to Visit in Canada Now

MONEY's list includes Calgary, Quebec City, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Niagara Falls, Victoria, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Banff.<p>Canada is the world’s …

Canada

Bus Driver Tells Passengers Only U.S. Citizens Can Ride As Border Patrol Agent Looks On

Remember: You are not obligated to answer questions about your citizenship just to ride a bus.<p>A bus driver in Maine told passengers they needed to be U.S. citizens to ride on a bus while an immigration official questioned passengers’ citizenship.<p>The incident happened in the city of Bangor over …

Immigration

Saudi Arabia Told The World Its Problem Was Islam. It's Actually Tyranny.

Saudi authorities have arrested more than 10 prominent activists, many of them women, and are describing them as "traitors."<p>Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman doesn’t apologize for much. In the past year, his government has massacred civilians <b></b>in Yemen, kidnapped the prime minister of Lebanon …

Middle East

Why We Should Think Twice Before Praising LGBTQ Representation In 'Deadpool 2' | HuffPost

Is Aaron Salazar's Coma Attributable To A Hate Crime? - them.

Aaron Salazar’s family is praying for his recovery, but so far, the outlook isn’t good. The 22-year-old Portland State University student has been in …

Police in Berlin Intend to Press Charges Against Black Customers Who Recorded Alleged Racist Encounter at KFC: Report

A KFC in Berlin is being accused of racism after a group of black customers was kicked out of the eatery Monday. In a video that was taken by one of …

Customers

I'm Gay. She's Straight. Here's What Happened When We Decided To Have A Kid Together.

When I was 11, I found out that my dad was gay. As shocking as this revelation was, I was relieved his sexuality was the reason my parents divorced and that my dad hadn’t left my mom to start another family that he loved more than ours. Still, I was confused. This was 1978, and there were no …

'Orbiting' Is The New Dating Trend That's Even More Frustrating Than Ghosting

If you're dating in 2018, you've probably been orbited.<p>Milan, now 26, started dating a guy last year who she had met through mutual friends. They went out to dinner and spent time with each other’s friends. She even went home with him one weekend, where she met his dad and high school buddies.<p>“It …

'Star Wars' Writer Confirms Donald Glover's Character Is Pansexual In 'Solo'

A “Solo” writer opened up about Lando Calrissian’s fluid sexuality and his desire for “a more explicitly LGBT character.”<p><b>UPDATE:</b> May 22, 8:45 a.m. ET — Last week, “Solo: A Star Wars” story writer Jonathan Kasdan confirmed to HuffPost that Donald Glover’s character, Lando Calrissian, is pansexual. …

86-Year-Old Gay Man Proves You're Never Too Old To Attend Your First Pride

Martin hopes his journey will inspire young LGBTQ people.<p>For Martin, learning to live as his authentic self didn’t have an age limit.<p>An 86-year-old photographer, he opens up about his decision to come out as gay as part of 5 Gum’s “No Regrets” online short film series. He said concealing his true …

Pope Francis tells gay man: 'God made you like that and loves you like that'

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> A victim of clerical sexual abuse has said that Pope Francis told him that God made him gay and that his sexuality "does not matter."<p>Juan Carlos Cruz, a survivor of sexual abuse, spent three days with Pope Francis at the Vatican in April, in which he discussed his sexuality and the …

Pope Francis

Disabled People Don't Belong In Music Venues, Apparently

I used to see live music at least once a week, where I’d bathe in the colorful glow of stage lights while bass rattled my heart inside my rib cage. There is something transformative and healing about music ― you can almost reach out and touch it.<p>As a music lover, I scan Coachella’s lineup every …

'The Simpsons' Jabs Back At Apu Stereotype Claims In New Episode

The star of "The Problem With Apu" documentary said the show's response was a slap "at what many of us consider progress."<p>As Marge reads a self-edited version of a bedtime story to Lisa to make it as “inoffensive as a Sunday in Cincinnati,” Lisa complains the story has become pointless. “So what am …

This Man Challenges A Myth About People With Disabilities | HuffPost

Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid crusader, dies at 81

<b>(CNN) —</b> Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela, has died at age 81.<p>The family said in a statement that she passed away at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa after a long illness, for which …

South Africa

A boy who survived cancer got his wish when the Pope kissed him

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Ohio family got a miracle this Holy Week: Pope Francis granted their son's wish with a papal kiss.<p>Peter Lombardi, 12, was only 9 when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in April 2015. His devoutly Catholic family had been set to see the Pope in Philadelphia that September …

There's A Detail In "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows" That Has Shaken Me To My Core

Dammit, Snape.

The Cast of This Is Us Really Does Look Like Their "Younger Selves," and We Have Proof

Ever since the very first episode, <b>This Is Us</b> has been throwing curve balls at us with different timelines and cast members. It's not everyday that you get to see a family "grow up" on screen and piece together how they became who they are. In order to pull off this emotional feat, however, the show …

Sterling K. Brown

Not Signing Up For TSA Precheck Is a Big Mistake — Here's Why

Waiting to get through airport security brings out the absolute worst in me. There's something about having to take off my shoes and jacket and remove my laptop from its sleeve that turns me into the most unpleasant human being. And each time I fly, which is pretty often, I <i>always</i> regret not signing …

Flying

A waitress asked some black teens to prepay for their meal. A fellow diner wasn't having that

<b>(CNN) —</b> An IHOP restaurant in Maine retrained its employees after a waitress asked a group of black teens to prepay for a meal.<p>The eatery in Auburn, about 40 miles north of Portland, closed on Thursday for employee training and the waitress was disciplined, according to IHOP spokeswoman Stephanie …

Justice

'Love, Simon' Star Nick Robinson Says Brother Came Out During Filming

The film is being hailed as the first movie with a gay teen protagonist to be backed by a major studio.<p>“Love, Simon,” the first film about a high schooler’s coming out story to be backed by a major studio, is already having a big impact on its young stars.<p>Actor Nick Robinson, who plays the film’s …

'This Is U.S.' Is All Tears With Ben, Jared And Sarah In 'SNL' Parody

"United Arab Emirates? It's Jared. Is There Any Way I Can Borrow Like $800 Million?"<p>“Saturday Night Live” couldn’t wait to do a “This Is Us” parody with guest host Sterling K. Brown, who plays grown triplet brother Randall Pearson on the hit NBC series.<p>“SNL’s” version is a sad, twisted mix of three …

NFL Prospect Derrius Guice Says Team Asked Him If He Was Gay

The former LSU running back said he was also asked if his mother "sells herself."<p>The NFL is reportedly investigating claims that draft prospect Derrius Guice was asked about his sexuality in an interview.<p>Guice, a former Lousiana State University running back, told SiriusXM NFL Radio Wednesday that …

Rafael (Ted) Cruz justifies mocking Robert (Beto) O'Rourke's name

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Ted Cruz said Wednesday that his re-election campaign was "just having a sense of humor" when it released a radio ad teasing Rep. Beto O'Rourke, who won the Democratic primary, for going by Beto rather than his given name, Robert.<p>"In terms of the jingle, some of it is just …