Israel-Hamas war: UN expects wave of Palestinian refugees after Gaza war

The United Nations refugee chief warned that the Gaza conflict could spur more displacement in the wider region as UN officials, politicians and aid groups gathered in Geneva on Wednesday to seek solutions to a global displacement crisis. A record 114 million people around the world have been driven from their homes, including about […]

Lesbian Bars Were Nearly Extinct. Now a Wave of New Ones Is Thriving

Lesbian Bars Were Nearly Extinct. Now a Wave of New Ones Is Thriving

Femme, which opened in Worcester, MA, in 2023, takes the same approach. “We don’t discriminate against anyone,” says Danielle Spring, who owns the bar and restaurant with her wife. “As long as you love us, we love you.” The space sits somewhere between an old-school lesbian bar and a homey restaurant, with black walls and […]