Gay Ft. Lauderdale: The Latest

Berlin Film Festival Jury Questioned Over Diversity

NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Feb 13
The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled Thursday in the debate about diversity in the movie industry, with jury president Meryl Streep dismissing questions about the all-white panel by telling reporters that "we're all Africans, really."

Jidenna Talks Snagging A Grammy Nod And Finishing His Album

ENTERTAINMENT | By Melanie J. Sims | Feb 13
If ever you've laid eyes on Jidenna - the nattily dressed singer and emcee behind the Grammy-nominated anthem "Classic Man" - then certainly you remember him.

Head Of Google In Europe Grilled By UK Lawmakers

NEWS | By Danica Kirka | Feb 13
A British parliamentary committee has grilled Google's president of European operations, questioning in blunt terms whether the Internet giant had paid its fair share of taxes

Facebook Nude-Painting Case Can Face Trial In France

NEWS | By Philippe Sotto | Feb 13
If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.

Conan's Biggest Regret At Harvard? Skipping Economics

ENTERTAINMENT | By Collin Binkley | Feb 13
Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom. The late-night TV host spoke to an audience of Harvard University students on Friday about the value of a liberal-arts education.

Obama Recites Love Poem To Wife On National Television

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Feb 13
President Barack Obama, who is spending another Valentine's Day apart from his wife, Michelle, did the next best thing short of celebrating the lovers' holiday with her: On Friday's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the president recited a love poem.

Mick Jagger On Grammy Nod For James Brown Doc, Amy Winehouse

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Feb 13
Mick Jagger is getting Grammy love this year, but it's not for his music - it's for his film producing.

Amazon Debuts Series Based On New Yorker Magazine

NEWS | By David Bauder | Feb 13
Makers of "The New Yorker Presents" achieved the small miracle of capturing the magazine's rhythm and pioneering a "60 Minutes"-style newsmagazine with the work done by documentarians instead of news reporters.

'Mapping the Magic of Love' :: The Top 10 Qualities of Gay Super-Couples

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Dr. Brian Rzepczynski | Feb 13
Our society certainly doesn't make it easy for us to date and mate, with all the homophobia and discrimination that exists. As a result, our community lacks relationship role models. But here's how to boost to odds for relationship success.

After a Messy Album Rollout, Kanye Takes Us to Church With 'The Life of Pablo'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 13
With the strange and unique build up/release of his seventh album "The Life of Pablo," Kanye West gave fans a quasi-religious experience when he debuted the LP Thursday evening at Madison Square Garden.


News

Tampa Pride Selects Their Grand Marshals and Two Special Award Recipients

By Mike Halterman | Feb 13
Tampa Pride is less than two months away, and organizers have already kicked things into high gear with the Miss Tampa Pride pageant and the selection of grand marshals for this year's parade.


Entertainment

Pakistani Oscar-Nominated Film Tackles 'Honor' Killings

By Kathy Gannon | Feb 13
When Saba Qaiser was 19 years old, her uncle and father shot her in the head, stuffed her in a bag and threw into a river to die. They said she had shamed her family when she married the boy of her choice.


Style

New York Fashion Week: Kanye and BCBG

By Leanne Italie, Jocelyn Noveck | Feb 12
We're all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some highlights from Thursday's opening day.


Health/Fitness

My City Bikes Campaign Increases Heart Health With Physical Activity

Feb 12
February is American Heart Month, and evidence shows that short bouts of regular exercise like that done in cycling can drastically lower the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure.


Travel

EU Is Poised to Restrict Passport-Free Travel

By Derek Gatopoulos, Raf Casert | Feb 12
Documents seen by The Associated Press show that European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule for two years due to the migration crisis.