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'Stranger Things' actor Noah Schnapp comes out in TikTok video

The actor wrote, "I guess I’m more similar to Will than I thought."
Noah Schnapp attends the "Stranger Things" festival photocall at Cirque Bouglione on May 24, 2022 in Paris, France.
Noah Schnapp attends the "Stranger Things" festival photocall at Cirque Bouglione on May 24, 2022 in Paris, France.

Chef renames restaurant from nonbinary child’s deadname to their chosen name

"I care about my kiddo and, you know, him being able to have a safe and happy life," says Dave Heide, owner of Ollie's in Madison, Wisconsin.

Harvard names Claudine Gay as first Black president, second woman

Gay, who is currently a dean at the university and a democracy scholar, will become president July 1.
Claudine Gay named 30th president of Harvard University, will be schools first Black leader
Claudine Gay named 30th president of Harvard University, will be schools first Black leader

Biden signs same-sex marriage bill at White House ceremony

The president signed the Respect for Marriage Act that Congress passed last week ensuring federal protections for same-sex and interracial marriages.
The White House is blanketed in rainbow colors symbolizing LGBT pride on June 26, 2015.
The White House is blanketed in rainbow colors symbolizing LGBT pride on June 26, 2015.

Former MLB player TJ House reflects on coming out, announces engagement

“Love has finally set me free," he said in a new post.
MiLB: MAY 17 Charlotte Knights at Toledo Mud Hens
MiLB: MAY 17 Charlotte Knights at Toledo Mud Hens

Rebel Wilson explains how kissing a woman in new movie influenced her real-life relationship

The “Pitch Perfect” star has been publicly dating girlfriend Ramona Agruma since June.
Rebel Wilson (R) and Ramona Agruma attend Operation Smile's 10th Annual Park City Ski Challenge Presented By The St. Regis Deer Valley & Deer Valley Resort at The St. Regis Deer Valley on April 02, 2022 in Park City, Utah.
Rebel Wilson (R) and Ramona Agruma attend Operation Smile's 10th Annual Park City Ski Challenge Presented By The St. Regis Deer Valley & Deer Valley Resort at The St. Regis Deer Valley on April 02, 2022 in Park City, Utah.

‘I want to talk’: Brittney Griner opened up during her long trip home

Roger Carstens, the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, recalls the WNBA star being “full of energy" on the way back to the U.S.
Image: Britney Griner
Image: Britney Griner

‘Say Yes to the Dress’ star Randy Fenoli engaged to boyfriend Mete Kobal

Fenoli proposed to his fiancé in New York City on Saturday, Dec. 10.

Brittney Griner’s wife shares first Instagram post since WNBA star's return home

Griner was released from Russian custody on Dec. 8 in a high-profile swap between the U.S. and Russia.

Restaurant refuses service to conservative Christian group, citing staff’s ‘dignity, comfort and safety’

Metzger Bar and Butchery cancelled a reservation from the Family Foundation, a Christian organization that opposes abortion rights and same-sex marriage.
Metzger Bar and Butchery in Richmond, VA.
Metzger Bar and Butchery in Richmond, VA.

Brittney Griner’s wife speaks out after WNBA star's release: ‘Today my family is whole’

The WNBA star will be reunited with her wife after being released from a Russian penal colony in a prisoner swap negotiated by the Biden administration.