LBGTQ News and More

Watch: Bronx Married Couple Told to Leave Restaurant by Anti-LGBTQ Worker

Watch: Bronx Married Couple Told to Leave Restaurant by Anti-LGBTQ Worker

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19

A married couple say they were told to leave a local eatery because a worker didn't like the fact that they were gay. The men vowed not to return as customers, but they did have a rally just outside a couple of days later.

Judge: Alabama Transgender License Policy Unconstitutional

Judge: Alabama Transgender License Policy Unconstitutional

NEWS | By Kim Chandler | Jan 19

Alabama's policy requiring a transgender person to undergo full gender reassignment surgery before they can change the sex on their driver's license is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Ex-'Bacherlorette' Contestant Josh Seiter Comes Out as Pansexual

Ex-'Bacherlorette' Contestant Josh Seiter Comes Out as Pansexual

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19

Ex-"Bachelorette" hunk Josh Seiter came out as pansexual recently.

Biden Picks Transgender Woman as Assistant Health Secretary

Biden Picks Transgender Woman as Assistant Health Secretary

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Will Weissert | Jan 19

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Alec Nysten — Called 'Probably Sexiest Man on Earth' — Gets OnlyFans Pics Hacked

Alec Nysten — Called 'Probably Sexiest Man on Earth' — Gets OnlyFans Pics Hacked

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19

OnlyFans has been a boon for some during the Pandemic, including Aussie model Alec Nysten. But the 28-year old is seeing his revenue stream compromised by leaked pics.

What Does 'RPDR13' Contestant Joey Jaye's Tally Mark Tattoo Mean?

What Does 'RPDR13' Contestant Joey Jaye's Tally Mark Tattoo Mean?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19

'RPDR13' contestant Joey Jaye posted a pic with a curious tattoo on his arm with X-rated connotations.

More Shocking Social Media Posts of Armie Hammer Emerge

More Shocking Social Media Posts of Armie Hammer Emerge

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19

Armie Hammer has ended his very bad week with the shocking contents of his secret Instagram being leaked.

JPMorgan Chase Donates $5 Million to LGBTQ Organizations Amid Pandemic

JPMorgan Chase Donates $5 Million to LGBTQ Organizations Amid Pandemic

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 19

JPMorgan Chase is donating $5 million to LGBTQ organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lincoln Project's John Weaver Comes Out Amidst Charges of Inappropriate DMs

Lincoln Project's John Weaver Comes Out Amidst Charges of Inappropriate DMs

NEWS | Jan 19

After rumors circulated for days that Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver had sent inappropriate DMs to young men, the Republican operative came out as gay.

Dare We Hope? What LGBTQ People Really Expect from the Biden Presidency

Dare We Hope? What LGBTQ People Really Expect from the Biden Presidency

NEWS | By Dan Allen | Jan 19

After a chaotic administration that's been disastrous for LGBTQ rights, uncertainty and realism are tempering expectations for Biden-Harris results.

News

South Africa's Trailblazing Black Food Writer Dies of Virus

South Africa's Trailblazing Black Food Writer Dies of Virus

NEWS | By Mogomotsi Magome | Jan 19

South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole's latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to famous, well-traveled author.

Entertainment

Review: 'Open Up to Me' Has Heart and a Little Fire, But No Bite

Review: 'Open Up to Me' Has Heart and a Little Fire, But No Bite

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19

This Finnish drama by writer-director Simo Halinen is almost over-stuffed with sexually uptight, anxious characters who act out in a variety of ill-considered, and potentially disastrous, ways.

Business

Concerns Grow Over Eurostar Rail Service Linking UK, EU

Concerns Grow Over Eurostar Rail Service Linking UK, EU

BUSINESS | Jan 19

The head of France's state rail company has sounded the alarm over the future of the Eurostar train service, which connects the U.K. with continental Europe and has been hurt badly by the halt to travel during the pandemic as well as Brexit.

Technology

A New COVID-19 Challenge: Mutations Rise Along with Cases

A New COVID-19 Challenge: Mutations Rise Along with Cases

TECHNOLOGY | By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 19

The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.

Finance

2021 Stock Market Outlook: Covid Vaccine, Political Gridlock, Possible Recovery

2021 Stock Market Outlook: Covid Vaccine, Political Gridlock, Possible Recovery

FINANCE | By Anna-Louise Jackson and Benjamin Curry | Jan 14

The year that brought so many surprises is shaping up to be a surprisingly good one for investors, and that's a timely reminder for 2021.

Cars

Edmunds: 5 New Trucks and SUVs to Look for in 2021

Edmunds: 5 New Trucks and SUVs to Look for in 2021

CARS | By Reese Counts of Edmunds | Jan 16

Trucks and SUVs will dominate the news in 2021. Edmunds' experts cover the five they think will make the biggest splash.

Health/Fitness

Coronavirus Deaths Rising in 30 Us States Amid Winter Surge

Coronavirus Deaths Rising in 30 Us States Amid Winter Surge

HEALTH/FITNESS | By David Crary | Jan 18

Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly contagious variant is taking hold.

Travel

Rodin Museum Sculpture Garden Reopens to the Public

Rodin Museum Sculpture Garden Reopens to the Public

TRAVEL | Jan 17

There is a ray of light for Parisians who, like the rest of the French nation this weekend, begin to observe a tightened coronavirus curfew: The famous Rodin Museum sculpture gardens is reopening to visitors.

Nightlife

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9

The term "sexual fluidity" has come under scrutiny as researchers further explore the nuances our sexual expression, attraction and behavior.