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Study: PrEP Use Rising, Still Low Among Gay, Bisexual Men

Study: PrEP Use Rising, Still Low Among Gay, Bisexual Men

AIDS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24, 2021

A scholarly paper based on surveys of gay and bisexual men finds that while PrEP use has increased, only a fraction of men who have sex with men have taken it up — and a third of those abandon PrEP over time.

Son of Nigerian Anti-LGBTQ Pol Declares He's 'Gay AF' in Sexy Insta Post

Son of Nigerian Anti-LGBTQ Pol Declares He's 'Gay AF' in Sexy Insta Post

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24, 2021

The son of a high-profile, and intensely anti-LGTBQ, politician came out on Instagram, dressed in rainbow shorts, holding a Pride flag, and declaring himself to be "gay AF."

From Presidents to Faded Stars, All Welcomed by Larry King

From Presidents to Faded Stars, All Welcomed by Larry King

NATIONAL | By David Bauder | Jan 24, 2021

Larry King was easy to poke fun at, particularly late in his career at CNN: the pinched look, guffaws and coke-bottle glasses, the suspenders and old-time microphone on the desk in front of him.

MyPillow Guy Among the Trump Acolytes Picking Up the Torch

MyPillow Guy Among the Trump Acolytes Picking Up the Torch

NATIONAL | By Steve Karnowski | Jan 24, 2021

When Mike Lindell, better known to TV viewers as the MyPillow Guy, went to the White House last week to try to persuade President Donald Trump to keep pushing bogus theories about the election, he came away disappointed.

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 23, 2021

The owner of West Hollywood gay bar Faultline has confirmed an earlier report that the establishment has closed down its longtime location. The bar will hopefully reopen elsewhere in the future.

South Africa's Inability to Confront AIDS Shows the Dangers of America's COVID-19 Denialism

South Africa's Inability to Confront AIDS Shows the Dangers of America's COVID-19 Denialism

INTERNATIONAL | Jan 23, 2021

Americans could take some cautionary lessons from South Africa, the nation that fared the worst during the HIV/AIDS epidemic because of the many stumbles and mistakes of its different governments.

Michigan Mega Millions Ticket Wins $1.05 Billion Jackpot

Michigan Mega Millions Ticket Wins $1.05 Billion Jackpot

NATIONAL | By Ed White | Jan 23, 2021

Someone in Michigan bought the winning ticket for the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot, which is the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

At 78 and the Oldest President, Biden Sees a World Changed

At 78 and the Oldest President, Biden Sees a World Changed

POLITICS | By Bill Barrow | Jan 23, 2021

When Joe Biden took the oath of office as the 46th president, he became not only the oldest newly inaugurated U.S. chief executive in history but also the oldest sitting president ever.

Trump Shuns 'Ex-Presidents Club' — and the Feeling is Mutual

Trump Shuns 'Ex-Presidents Club' — and the Feeling is Mutual

POLITICS | By Will Weissert and Deb Riechmann | Jan 23, 2021

It's a club Donald Trump was never really interested in joining and certainly not so soon: the cadre of former commanders in chief who revere the presidency enough to put aside often bitter political differences and even join together in common cause.

Larry King, Broadcasting Giant for Half-Century, Dies at 87

Larry King, Broadcasting Giant for Half-Century, Dies at 87

OBITUARIES | By Andrew Dalton | Jan 23, 2021

Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.

Canada Thinking of Quarantining Travelers in Hotels

Canada Thinking of Quarantining Travelers in Hotels

INTERNATIONAL | By Rob Gillies | Jan 22, 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Friday his government could impose stricter restrictions on travelers at any moment in response to new, likely more contagious variants of the coronavirus.

UK Chief Scientist Says New Virus Variant May be More Deadly

UK Chief Scientist Says New Virus Variant May be More Deadly

INTERNATIONAL | By Jill Lawless | Jan 22, 2021

There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death than the original strain.

Dad Inspired by Transgender Daughter to Design Clothing Line for Transgender Kids

Dad Inspired by Transgender Daughter to Design Clothing Line for Transgender Kids

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

A Toronto father of a transgender daughter has created a new line of clothing for transgender kids.

New York to Repeal 'Walking While Trans' Law

New York to Repeal 'Walking While Trans' Law

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

A New York loitering law that has been used to target transgender people is on track to be repealed.

Trump Impeachment to Go to Senate Monday, Launching Trial

Trump Impeachment to Go to Senate Monday, Launching Trial

POLITICS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 22, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol riot.

Watch: Lesbian Woman Faces Birthday Cake Rejection from Dairy Queen, Gets Apology

Watch: Lesbian Woman Faces Birthday Cake Rejection from Dairy Queen, Gets Apology

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 22, 2021

A young lesbian woman in Cochrane, Canada, faced rejection at a local Dairy Queen when her family's request for a birthday cake message was denied by the establishment's supervisor.

Hungary's Latest Attack on LGTBQs: 'Disclaimer' Order to Publisher

Hungary's Latest Attack on LGTBQs: 'Disclaimer' Order to Publisher

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 22, 2021

Hungary's harshly anti-LGBTQ government launched a fresh attack on the country's sexual minorities with an order to a publisher to include a disclaimer on the covers of books with gay themes or content.

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

A gay Wisconsin man who said President Biden gave him the courage to come out will manage the President's social media accounts.

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

POLITICS | By Iris Samuels | Jan 22, 2021

There are bills in more than a dozen states where lawmakers are proposing restrictions on athletics or gender-confirming health care for trans minors this year.

Alice Hoagland, Gay Rugby Icon's Mother and 9/11 Activist, Dies

Alice Hoagland, Gay Rugby Icon's Mother and 9/11 Activist, Dies

OBITUARIES | By Jeff McMillan | Jan 22, 2021

Alice Hoagland, a beloved figure of the gay rugby movement that her own son, Mark Bingham, helped set in motion shortly before he perished in the 2001 terrorist attacks as one of the heroes of Flight 93, has died at 71.

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