Americas first openly gay male Winter Olympian is also pretty damn funny too.

January 12, 2018

Adam Rippon just made U.S. Olympics history. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images. When the 28-year-old heads to South Korea, he’ll be the first openly gay U.S. male athlete to compete in the Winter Games. Can he get a hell yeah? Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images. Other male LGBTQ athletes have competed in the winter games in years past — notably, fellow figure skaters Johnny Weir and Brian Boitano — but none…


This feminist’s comedy show didn’t allow men. Now a man is suing her for it.

January 8, 2018

It was supposed to be a funny, lighthearted evening of comedy for women. And it was — until some dudes made it about them. In November 2016, comedian Iliza Shlesinger hosted a women’s-only comedy night at the Largo in Los Angeles. The event, Girls Night In, “was a singular evening that encouraged women to get together, talk and laugh about the things we go through as well as donate some…


31 Days of Happiness Countdown: A gay chorus tours the South. (Day 18)

December 23, 2017

Thanks for stopping by Day 18 of Upworthy’s 31 Days of Happiness Countdown! Each day between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31, we’re sharing stories we hope will bring joy, smiles, and laughter into our lives and yours. It’s been a challenging year for a lot of us, so why not end it on a high note, with a bit of happiness? Check back tomorrow for another installment! Picture this: 300…