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LGBTQ Seniors and COVID-19: A Generation of Resilience Instills Faith Instead of Fear

LGBTQ Seniors and COVID-19: A Generation of Resilience Instills Faith Instead of Fear

NEWS | By A. Sebastian Fortino | Jan 28
LGBTQ seniors across the country continue to find ways counter the devastating impact of COVID-19, but a delayed vaccine rollout along with fear and mistrust put our most vulnerable community in jeopardy.

See Why Apt. Seeking Out Dancer Was Labeled 'NYC Hottest Roommate'

See Why Apt. Seeking Out Dancer Was Labeled 'NYC Hottest Roommate'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28
An out, hunky dancer went looking for a place to live this week and found himself in the New York Post labeled "NYC's hottest roommate."

Big Gay Ice Cream Shutters in Philly, Following Closure of Original NYC Shop

Big Gay Ice Cream Shutters in Philly, Following Closure of Original NYC Shop

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28
The Philadelphia location of Big Gay Ice Cream has closed its doors for good, its owners announced, another casualty of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

San Francisco Clears the Way for Bathhouses to Return

San Francisco Clears the Way for Bathhouses to Return

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28
San Francisco's Public Health Department has abolished rules that caused many of the city's bathhouses to shutter in the 1980s, clearing the way for such establishments to operate without policing patrons' sexual activities.

'The Great Gatsby' to Become TV Miniseries, Promises LGBTQ Inclusion

'The Great Gatsby' to Become TV Miniseries, Promises LGBTQ Inclusion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28
F. Scott Fitzgerald's prototypical Great American Novel is headed for the small screen as a miniseries, with writer Michael Hirst anticipating a more inclusive "reimagining" of the classic work through a lens of "gender, race, and sexual orientation."

Two's Better Than One: 10 New Fashion Collabs to Amp Up Your Style

Two's Better Than One: 10 New Fashion Collabs to Amp Up Your Style

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | Jan 28
A new flock of celebrities and fashion brands have joined forces to create capsule collections to elevate your wardrobe to a new level. Here's a look at the latest fashion trends emerging for 2021.

Bodybuilder Joseph Baena Celebrates Film Role with Speedo Thirst Trap

Bodybuilder Joseph Baena Celebrates Film Role with Speedo Thirst Trap

NEWS | Jan 28
There's little doubt that a pic of Joseph Baena will bring to mind his famous dad — Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Watch: With Love Doll Wife in Repair Shop, 'Sexy Maniac' Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Improvises

Watch: With Love Doll Wife in Repair Shop, 'Sexy Maniac' Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Improvises

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28
Yuri Tolochko is the most cleverprankster to come out of Kazakhstan since Borat, and he proves it time and again.

Norway Fines Grindr $11.7 Million Over Privacy Breach

Norway Fines Grindr $11.7 Million Over Privacy Breach

NEWS | Jan 28
Norway is fining gay dating app Grindr $11.7 million for failing to get consent from users before sharing their personal information with advertising companies, in breach of stringent European Union privacy rules.

Watch: Gaga Soundtracks Viral Vid of Packed Gay Club that Sparks Envy on Twitter

Watch: Gaga Soundtracks Viral Vid of Packed Gay Club that Sparks Envy on Twitter

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 28
A video of a packed dance floor in an Australian gay club soundtracked by Lady Gaga is going viral, sparking social media to long for the pandemic to end and even earning a response from the pop star herself.


News

Homophobic Political Pundit Makes Wild Claims About Trump Election Loss

Homophobic Political Pundit Makes Wild Claims About Trump Election Loss

RELIGION | By Brendan Walker | Jan 28
In a video obtained by LGBTQ Nation via Rightwing Watch, anti LGBTQ activist Scott Lively made the bold claim that former President Trump was removed from office by God due to his support of gay men.


Entertainment

Watch: From Rom-Coms to Joining the Marvel Universe, Out Actor Haaz Sleiman Pushes Boundaries

Watch: From Rom-Coms to Joining the Marvel Universe, Out Actor Haaz Sleiman Pushes Boundaries

MOVIES | Jan 28
Out actor Haaz Sleiman is part of Marvel Universe history in the upcoming "Eternals," playing the husband of gay superhero Phastos. He's more down-to-earth is his current role in the gay-rom com "Breaking Fast."


Business

In Battle Over GameStop Shares, Two Big Players Flinch

In Battle Over GameStop Shares, Two Big Players Flinch

NATIONAL | By Michelle Chapman and Stan Choe | Jan 27
A David and Goliath saga is unfolding in financial markets over the stock price of struggling retail chain GameStop. On Wednesday, Goliath walked away from the battle. Two Goliaths, actually.


Technology

Cruise Canceled? There's an App for That

Cruise Canceled? There's an App for That

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 28
Those who had a cruise planned for 2020 — and now 2021 — may feel lost at sea when it comes to tracking all of the details for credits or rescheduled bookings. The Shipmate app has launched a new feature to do just that.


Cars

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

AUTO NEWS | By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Jan 21
The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.


Health/Fitness

New Biden Health Care Orders Begin to Unspool Trump Policies

New Biden Health Care Orders Begin to Unspool Trump Policies

HEALTH | By Richard Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 28
The White House said Biden plans on Thursday to sign orders on a range of issues including getting more Americans covered and removing curbs on abortion counseling.


Travel

Palm Springs: A Winter Getaway Like None Other

Palm Springs: A Winter Getaway Like None Other

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 27
Here's a look at why Palm Springs is on the top of our destination list for the coming year and what makes the desert dream the ideal getaway.


Nightlife

In LA, Gay Bars, Restaurants Look to Crowdfunding to Survive

In LA, Gay Bars, Restaurants Look to Crowdfunding to Survive

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26
LGBTQ bars and restaurants in greater Los Angeles are struggling to survive the second, and latest, COVID lockdown. Crowdfunding has proven to be a lifeline for many.