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With its dizzying lineup of more than 150 films in 26 languages from 33 countries, Outfest 2019 will once again be sheer nirvana for LGBTQ movie-lovers. But where to begin in navigating its busy schedule, which runs for 11 full days from July 18 to 28? We've broken it all down to bring you the can't-miss highlights for this 37th edition of LA's beloved LGBTQ film fest.

From church to chat rooms, from the court to the porn store, Outfest explores the LGBTQ experience...

Editors choose the stand-out LGBTQ films and documentaries of the L.A. festival.

Do women ever really get what they deserve? Punishments and rewards, earned recognition and targeted pandering — Orange is the…

President Donald Trump told White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore a congressional subpoena on Monday compelling her to appear before them about a government watchdog finding which said she broke the Hatch Act dozens of times, according to Politico. The House Oversight Committee authorized a subpoena for Conway last month after special counsel Henry Kerner said she blatantly violated the law which bars federal employees from engaging in politics during work. “We’re not requiring her to

The number of people facing starvation has increased over the last three years according to the United Nations' latest report on food security released on Monday, according to Deutsche Welle. There are 820 million people suffer from chronic hunger, including 149 million children under the age of five who are stunted due to lack of food. Cindy Holleman, one of the main authors of the report, said there are 96 people around the world who need to have food provided for them so…

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Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia.

Yosemite National Park's great Ahwahnee Hotel has its name back
The Ahwahnee was renamed the Majestic Yosemite Hotel after the park's former concessionaire filed a lawsuit against the National Park Service in September 2015, claiming ownership of some of the park's trade names and trademarks.
The Ahwahnee Hotel was named The Majestic Yosemite Hotel. The Wawona Hotel became Big Trees Lodge. Curry Village became Half Dome…

A Sacramento area man has died after crashing his motorcycle while off-roading at Oceano Dunes Vehicular Recreation Area, park officials said.
State rangers and lifeguards responded to reports of the crash about 3:20 p.m. Saturday and found the 18-year-old not breathing, park officials said.
Bystanders and park officials performed CPR on the man for more than 20 minutes before paramedics arrived. The man, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at 3:53 p.m.

Authorities in Northern California are searching for a father who was swept down a river while trying to rescue his daughter when both were caught in a swift current.
The Nevada County Sheriff's Office says the man's daughter was rescued by state park employees and a good Samaritan but the father continued downstream the South Yuba River.

On this day, July 15, 1867, businesswoman Maggie Walker, the first African American woman to charter and become president of a bank, was born.
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As President Donald Trump continued to lash out at several Democrats on Monday, a day after using racist language telling four Congresswomen to go back from where they came from, a new report released by the Pew Research Center said one in five Americans follow Trump on Twitter. The report also said Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama is followed by seven percent more of U.S. adult Twitter users at 26 percent, according to Yahoo News. Since Twitter users can include institutional and automated

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The quietly dynamic songs of Bridie Monds-Watson, who records as SOAK, first got attention when she was only a teenager.

Iran is hoping to attract up to one million Chinese tourists from next month in a bid to shore up its falling economy, badly hit by US sanctions.Vali Teymouri, Iran's deputy director for tourism affairs, told the South China Morning Post that the Iranian government’s new visa waiver program for Chinese visitors – first announced in June – could be implemented as early as the end of this month.Teymouri said Iran expected to “attract one million Chinese in the near future” through the…

The most delayed airlines flying from the UK have been revealed, with Vueling Airlines ranked the least punctual. Flights operated by the Spanish carrier were 31 minutes late on average in 2018, according to an analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data by Press Association. Vueling is owned by the International Airlines Group, which also owns British Airways and Aer Lingus. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p

The World Health Organization released a report on Monday which warned parents over commercial baby foods containing too much sugar, including savory meals, according to The Bangkok Post. WHO is currently seeking a ban on added sugar in food for children under 36 months old and is calling on governments around the world to crack down on the high levels of sugar in babies' diets. The international health body said infants can see their teeth suffer and are at risk of developing a…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from,

The United States Air Force issued a sternly worded warning after a Facebook event attracted more than half a million people who planned to storm the top- secret Area 51 military base in the desert on Monday, according to Global News. Over 600,000 people have signed up to an event called “Storm Area 51, they can’t stop all of us” which is planning to gather a mass protest before storming the air force base that has been a point of fascination among conspiracy…

To survive the climate emergency, India needs the collective power of small-scale, nature-based efforts.

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Second single from Working Men's Club and their first for Heavenly who they have signed to. Madding crowds may have found their bounce to the beat of Bad Blood’s post-punk groove but Working Men’s Club defy all expectation with their eagerly anticipated follow-up. Forcing backs off the wall and deeper onto the dancefloor, electric stomper Teeth possesses enough bite to set pearly whites on edge and induce a wildly ecstatic feeling that’s anything but comfortable.

The Trump administration filed a regulation on Monday to try and curb the number of Central American migrants who can claim asylum by entering the United States through Mexico on Monday, according to PBS NewsHour. A document filed by the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in the Federal Register detailed the regulation which aims to decrease access to the asylum process and could affect a large number of migrants who make a perilous journey from their home countries in Guatemala, El

THE NEW YORK RIPPER (Blue Underground) June ,2019 original Theatrical release: 1982, Vidmark. Color. 93 mins.……