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Keeping It Real: How to master the art of execution

On this edition of “Keeping It Real,” a recurring podcast series on Inman, Peter Lorimer goes through the vital steps of following through. 
Tags: Opinion, Goals, Lifestyle, Goal Setting, Validation, Action, Radio, Fear, Agent, Winning, Execution, Columns, Expectations, Night Routine, Prospect, Setting Goals

Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham got married, but some family didn’t attend—guess why?

Matthew Mitcham was the first openly gay athlete to win gold at the Olympics in any sport
Tags: Lifestyle, Weddings, Queerty, Matthew Mitcham, Queerty Ever After, Queerty Ever After News, Gay Olympians

LA council candidate under fire for teaching at school that banned gays

College professor & LA City Council candidate Loraine Lundquist has come under fire by her campaign rival for teaching at a college that did not allow queer students, the Los Angeles Times reports. The charges come from Lundquist’s campaign rival, City Councilman John Lee, who has accused her of enforcing discriminatory practices. “Lundquist made a conscious decision as an adult to teach at and cash a paycheck from a school with a discriminatory policy,” the Lee campaign alleged in a statement....
Tags: Feature, Politics, La, Lifestyle, Los Angeles Times, Ad Friendly, Lee, John Lee, LA City Council, Lundquist, Loraine Lundquist, Lorraine Lundquist, Ludquist, Alma Matter Principa College, Principa, Principa College Last

Unexpected moves cost Americans an average of $2,300

New jobs, breakups and family emergencies were the most common reasons for an unexpected move, according to a survey by moving company Hire A Helper.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Moving, Homeowners, Moving Costs, Renters, Relocating, Financial Burden Of Moving, Financial Burdens, Hire A Helper, Sudden Relocation

Young family loses life savings of $775K in escrow wire fraud scam

A couple with a 1-year-old son are urging homebuyers to exercise caution after losing nearly $800,000 in a complicated escrow scam.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Investing, Radio, Mortgage, Young, Gofundme, Select, Banking & Lending, Theme Months, Residential Finance Month, Theme-month-202002, Kevin Noar, Nicole Mercantini, Power Escrow

Boy can’t play outside: New York State Division of Human Rights

The New York State Division of Human Rights sided with a Long Island condo board that wants to fine Robert and Angelica Parker $150 every time their four-year-old son plays on the sidewalk outside their home.
Tags: New York, Lifestyle, Radio, Long Island, Robert, Condo Association, New York State Division of Human Rights, Select, News Brief, Bylaws, Liability Issues, Residential Discrimination, Angelica Parker

Man apologizes for being homophobic after finally meeting his bro’s partner

The world is down one homophobe, it seems. After forging new ties with his gay brother and meeting the brother’s partner, a man apologized on Reddit for being homophobic. Related: Straight dude pens essay about coworker turning him from homophobe to ally “My gay brother [has been] dating one guy for three years,” the man explained in his February 24 post. “I told him that I don’t want to meet him, because I thought that’s sin. Today, it was my son’s baptism, and he was [the] godfather. He came ...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Reddit, Apologies, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Brothers, Homophobes, Gay Brother

Christy Hall on bringing a queer teen lead to life in ‘I Am Not OK With This’

Sofia Bryant (left) and Sophia Lillis with Christy Hall on set. Photo by Nicola Goode Sometimes overnight success doesn’t just happen overnight. Just ask Christy Hall, the co-creator/producer/writer of Netflix’s newest foray into sci-fi, I Am Not Ok With This, debuting February 26 on the streaming service. Having toiled for years as a playwright, her first attempts at writing screenplays gained the attention of Jonathan Entswhile, her collaborator on the show. The two paired to adapt Charles ...
Tags: Chuck, Feature, New York, Hollywood, Entertainment, Stephen King, Lifestyle, Netflix, Sydney, Broadway, Hamlet, Ad Friendly, Midwest, Jonathan, Syndey, Carrie

Josh Waitzkin on Beginner’s Mind, Self-Actualization, and Advice from Your Future Self (#412)

“I think of learning as unobstructed self-expression.”— Josh Waitzkin Josh Waitzkin, author of The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance, is an eight-time US National Chess Champion, a two-time World Champion in Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands, and the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under nine-time World Champion Marcelo Garcia. For the past 12 years, Josh has been channeling his passion for the outer limits of the learning process toward training elite mental performers in...
Tags: Usa, Learning, New York City, US, Lifestyle, David Foster Wallace, The Tim Ferriss Show, Tim Ferriss Show, Josh, Ernest Hemingway, Dan, Tim, Jiu Jitsu, Maurice Ashley, Kelly Starrett, Robert Kegan

No, the CDC is not telling guys to shave off their facial hair to avoid catching coronavirus

There’s a lot of nonsense circulating on the internet right now about coronavirus disease COVID-19 and the possibility of a global pandemic wiping out humanity. A workplace safety infographic put out by the Center for Disease Control began making the rounds on social media this week that has many men falsely thinking they need to shave off their beards and mustaches to avoid catching the virus. The infographic claims facial hair might interfere with respirator devices. CDC warns men about fa...
Tags: New York Post, Cdc, Life, Lifestyle, Facial Hair, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Misinformation, Science Alert, Prepared, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Florida brokerage sued for sending spam about homebuying process

Palm Beach County resident Ryan Millward claims the owner of So Flo Real Estate Group sent him unsolicited text messages about buying a home.
Tags: Florida, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Palm Beach County, Select, News Brief, National Do Not Call Registry, The Real Deal, RE/MAX Presidential, Garrett Berg, La Rosa Realty, Ryan Millward, Scott Edelsberg, So Flo Real Estate Group

Gay Twitter has a lot to say about this deleted tweet from Mayor Pete

During the Democratic debate in South Carolina this week, Bernie Sanders became a popular target among the remaining field of candidates. Pete Buttigieg prepared a zinger to go after Sanders’ reverence for the “revolutionary politics of the 1960s”, and it’s not sitting well with many queer voters. “I am not looking forward to a scenario where it comes down to Donald Trump with his nostalgia for the social order of the 1950s, and Bernie Sanders with a nostalgia for the revolutionary politics of ...
Tags: Politics, Lifestyle, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Salvation Army, Bernie Sanders, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Sanders, Clark, Pete, Buttigieg, Zack Ford, Pete Buttigieg, George M Johnson

What to Watch: Gays afraid of gay sex, a true-crime investigation and a Hollywood tell-all

Mark Patton get some glove love in “Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge” Stepping out on a movie date this weekend? Netflix and chillin? Whatever your entertainment needs, we got your back (and hopefully your mind) with Queerty’s weekly “Culture Club” column with some of the highlights of new releases, streaming shows, classics worth revisiting, and what to drink while you watch. The Stream: The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez The case of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez, a child murdere...
Tags: Feature, New York, Hollywood, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Netflix, Elton John, John, Pedro Almodóvar, Antonio Banderas, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Katya, Salvador, Gabriel

Michigan high school student wanted to write about her gay moms. Her teacher said no.

The McDermitt family. Via screenshot. Destiny McDermitt, a junior at Hill-McCloy High School in Montrose, Michigan, has become the center of a media firestorm after her teacher denied her the right to pen an essay about her two moms. The New York Post reports that McDermitt’s teacher, who remains unidentified, assigned her to write an essay about a subject for which she had passion. McDermitt’s mothers, Angela McDermitt-Jackson and Chris Jackson, married when marriage equality became legal in...
Tags: Feature, New York Post, Life, Lifestyle, Michigan, Ad Friendly, Chris Jackson, McDermitt, Angela McDermitt Jackson, Destiny Mcdermitt, Hill McCloy High School, Montrose Michigan, Montrose Community Schools, Linden Moore

Texas GOP official compares gay group to murder advocates

Sue Evenwel (Photo: Twitter) As previously reported on Queerty, the Texas branch of the Log Cabin Republicans (LCR) have again been turned down for a booth at the Texas State Republican Convention. It takes place May 14-16 in Houston, TX. 2020 represents the twentieth year the LGBTQ conservative group have been denied a booth. Related: Log Cabin Republicans shunned by their own party, can’t even get a booth at upcoming convention AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inar...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Texas, Lifestyle, Gop, Houston, Republican Party, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Roberts, LCR, Evenwel, Texas GOP, Bob Hall, Log Cabin Republicans

How to Buy the Perfect Gift on a Shoestring Budget

Buying gifts for others can be rewarding, or it can be stressful. If you haven’t prepared for a holiday or other gift-giving occasion, you’ll most likely be stressed out and at a loss for ideas. There are a few ways you can prepare so that you’ll be ready to buy the perfect gift — at the perfect price: 1. Pay Attention My dad would always use this simple, yet underused, method for buying gifts. Whenever a holiday or a birthday approached, he’d closely examine what we talked about and what ...
Tags: Amazon, Pinterest, Advice, Marketing, Lifestyle, Frugality, Shoestring Budget

Man pretended to be gay to befriend lesbian commuter, then raped her

Taurence Callagain (Photo: Fulton Country Jail) An Atlanta man has been found guilty of raping a woman he met on his daily train commute. The woman is a lesbian and in a longterm relationship. To befriend her, the man – Taurence Callagain, 36 – pretended he was gay. Callagain began talking to the woman in August 2015 after encountering her at a transit station in West Atlanta. After gaining her trust, they swapped phone numbers. He maintained that he was gay during this period and she believe...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Atlanta, Rape, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Fulton County, Atlanta Medical Center, Taurence Callagain, Fulton Country Jail An Atlanta, Callagain, Paul L Howard Jr

The sales director flying high in a world of secret menus, private lounges and an art gallery in the sky

Leo Mederios, director of sales at 181 Fremont, an 803-foot, mixed-use skyscraper in San Francisco, wines and dines a host of potential buyers during a frenzied workweek.
Tags: Lifestyle, San Francisco, Radio, Agent, Brokerage, Select, MLS & Associations, Inman Diaries, 181 Fremont, Compass Development, Leo Mederios

Charge your Tesla and lower your electric bill with these solar blinds!

Renewable energy is our ticket to the future and the current climate crisis. From electric cars to sustainable tools, designers are changing the world for the better one product at a time. Joining that list are these Solar Blinds from SolarGaps that make your home smarter and your environment better. If you want to charge your Tesla without increasing your bill, this should be your first buy.Solar Blinds help you save on your energy costs and reduces your electric bill by 30% compared to convent...
Tags: Home, Design, Technology, Office, Lifestyle, Renewable Energy, Tesla, Carbon Emissions, Solar Energy, Appliances, Solar Panels, Solar Power, Interiors, Lighting, Solar Panel, Product Design

This carnaval could be sexier and crazier than Rio, check out these pics

After Brazil's President Bolsonaro saw news video, he tweeted, "What is a golden shower?"
Tags: Feature, Life, Lifestyle, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Queerty, Gaycities Link, Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Bolsonaro

PHOTOS: Highlights from the 2020 Queerties

Awards season has officially come to a close with an explosion of talent and queerness. With a record-setting number of votes cast–over 1 million in total–the 2020 Queerties celebrated the best of LGBTQ media and culture. Thanks to Visit Britain, The CW, NULO and SKYY Vodka for making it all possible. Congratulations all around! Head here for a full list of winners, and scroll down for highlights from the unforgettable evening (see even more photos over on our Facebook page)… ‘Race Chaser’ ho...
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Britain, Alaska, Head, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Kathy Griffin, Manila Luzon, Michael Henry, Constance Wu, Willam, Kit Williamson, Queerties, Ongina, Skyy Vodka

Douglas Elliman agent who once posed topless with cops gets arrested at wine festival

A model and simultaneous Douglas Elliman agent pleaded not guilty after getting arrested for disorderly intoxication at a Florida wine festival.
Tags: Florida, Nbc, Uncategorized, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Douglas Elliman, Cheyenne Lutek, Gerald Hubbard,

Ammunition and Gantri collaborate over a series of 3D-Printed lights

SF-based design studio Ammunition Group is adding Gantri to its list of collaborators/clients, as the two companies get together to launch a series of lights designed for the Gantri platform. The lamps are designed to complement and wonderfully reflect Gantri’s clean design language, brought about by their unique 3D-printing processes and use of innovative custom plant-based filaments.The series spans three categories that embrace distinct visual styles. The Gio Collection borrows from Italian...
Tags: Design, Lifestyle, Ikea, Silicon Valley, Lighting, Product Design, Robert Brunner, Gantri, Ammunition Group, Dre Polaroid

And the winners of the 2020 Queerties are…

Hollywood lit up Tuesday night as the winners, nominees and voters of the 2020 Queerties celebrated at Liason, honoring the queer community’s brightest stars. Celebrities, social media mavens and journalists converged on the Los Angeles venue to mingle, enjoy a SKYY Vodka cocktail, and honor the best in LGBTQ media and entertainment. The awards ceremony included a special appearance by Kathy Griffin and Muna brought the house down with a performance. With over 1 million votes cast by Queerty rea...
Tags: Feature, Hollywood, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Kathy Griffin, Lizzo, Rupaul, Muna, Kate McKinnon, Billy Porter, Wanda Sykes, Jonathan Van Ness, Queerties 2020, Mark Kanemura Love

University of Michigan superfan’s home hits the market

Over the course of 29 years, the Wolverines fan transformed his Hamilton, Michigan, home into a shrine to his favorite team, and now the home is for sale.
Tags: Design, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Michigan, University Of Michigan, Wolverines, University of Michigan Wolverines, Hamilton Michigan

Parent asks Internet for help with closeted son: ‘He is my life’

A dedicated mother created a Reddit account just to ask for help saying the right things to her potentially-closeted teen and “support him in his journey.” “My sweet wonderful son is 14,” she wrote in a February 20 post that’s been 98% upvoted. “I have been 80% sure he is gay since he was very small. Although he hasn’t shown any sexual interests I found a Tumblr account on his phone that was following a very specific fetish. … He is a typical grumpy, private teen. We live in a closed-minded are...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Netflix, Reddit, Mother, Dad, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gay Son, Closeted, Reddit Advice

EXCLUSIVE: The Naked And Famous drop their newest track, “Come As You Are”

Electropop darlings The Naked And Famous have just released their newest track “Come As You Are,” and in an exciting twist, Queerty readers get to hear it first. “Come As You Are” marks the latest single off the musical duo’s forthcoming album, Recover, set to hit the web May 8. “Come As You Are” deals with themes of insecurity, loneliness, and feeling like an outcast. “It started out as a song about how everyone comes into a new relationship with history and baggage, and how you shouldn’t let ...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Recovery, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Naked And Famous, Thom Powers, Come as You Are, Billy Porter RuPaul, Alisa Xayalith, Xayalith

Green 1970s home left untouched for 40 years hits the market

A groovy, 1970s-style condo that hasn't been changed for 40 years just hit the market for $375,000 in Ramona, California.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Green, Radio, San Diego, Agent, News Brief,, Nancy Maranan

Wilton Manors mayor dies of heart attack at 41

Justin Flippen (Photo: @justinflippen | Twitter) The Mayor of Wilton Manors, Justin Flippen, died suddenly yesterday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 41. Flippen was driving to Tuesday evening’s City Commission meeting when he became ill. He was rushed to hospital, where he passed away, according to officials. “We are very sad. Our hearts go out to Justin’s family and friends,” the Wilton Manors city officials said in a statement. “This is a horrible loss for our community.” Ad...
Tags: Florida, Politics, US, Lifestyle, House Of Representatives, Lgbtq, Stephen, Palm Springs, Ad Friendly, Queerty, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Justin, FAU, City Commission

Wilton Manors mayor dies suddenly aged 41

Justin Flippen (Photo: @justinflippen | Twitter) The Mayor of Wilton Manors, Justin Flippen, died suddenly yesterday. He was 41. Flippen was driving to Tuesday evening’s City Commission meeting when he became ill. He was rushed to hospital, where he passed away, according to officials. Early reports suggested he’d suffered a massive heart attack. Today, Police Chief Paul O’Connell, after consultation with the Chief Medical Examiner, said the cause of death was a brain aneurysm. “We are very s...
Tags: Florida, Politics, US, Lifestyle, House Of Representatives, Lgbtq, Stephen, Paul O'connell, Palm Springs, Ad Friendly, Queerty, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Justin, FAU