LGBTQ News and More

Florida GOP Aims to Curtail School Lessons on Sex, Gender

Florida GOP Aims to Curtail School Lessons on Sex, Gender

NEWS | By Anthony Izaguirre and Lindsay Whitehurst | Jan 27

Florida Republicans want to forbid discussions of sexual orientation or gender identity in schools with a bill that activists say endangers children and echoes a previous wave of laws that sought to squelch LGBTQ conversations in the classroom.

How Recovery Unplugged is Setting the Standard for LGBTQ-Inclusive Virtual Addiction Treatment

How Recovery Unplugged is Setting the Standard for LGBTQ-Inclusive Virtual Addiction Treatment

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 27

Recovery Unplugged shares how it quickly pivoted to virtual drug and alcohol addiction treatment for the LGBTQ+ community, and what a difference it's made for those in need.

What to Watch — Rue Is Back, Coming Out in South Africa & Anya Taylor-Joy Time-Trips

What to Watch — Rue Is Back, Coming Out in South Africa & Anya Taylor-Joy Time-Trips

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jan 27

With the January doldrums, COVID fears, and word of an upcoming blizzard in the Northeast, many of us are staying put in front of a wide-screen TV (once again). Here are some viewing suggestions for this wintry weekend.

First Look: Post Malone Wears A Dress to Mixed Reactions

First Look: Post Malone Wears A Dress to Mixed Reactions

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 27

Post Malone wears a dress in Billboard magazine to mixed reactions. The rappers outfit in the latest issue of the magazine garnered praise and pans.

Mississippi Mayor Withholds Library Funds Over LGBTQ+ Books

Mississippi Mayor Withholds Library Funds Over LGBTQ+ Books

NEWS | Jan 27

The director of a Mississippi library system says a mayor is withholding $110,000 from his city's library because LGBTQ books are on the shelves.

Watch: Will Madonna and Britney Spears Tour Together?

Watch: Will Madonna and Britney Spears Tour Together?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 27

The Queen of Pop says she is itching to make new music and to get back to stadium tours, perhaps with Britney Spears?

Jussie Smollett to be Sentenced March 10 for Lying to Police

Jussie Smollett to be Sentenced March 10 for Lying to Police

NEWS | By Don Babwin | Jan 27

Jussie Smollett, who was convicted last month of for lying to police about a racist, homophobic attack that authorities said he staged, will return to court for sentencing March 10, a judge said Thursday.

Just Playing or Something More? 'Euphoria's' Dominic Fike Kisses 'Gossip Girl's' Evan Mock

Just Playing or Something More? 'Euphoria's' Dominic Fike Kisses 'Gossip Girl's' Evan Mock

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 27

There are numerous similarities between HBO Max's reboot of "Gossip Girl" and HBO's "Euphoria" — both deal with teen angst with copious sex and drug use. But this week there was a personal connection between the series that was sealed with a kiss.

Due to Impending Storm, Seth Sikes Postpones Boston Debut Until February 26

Due to Impending Storm, Seth Sikes Postpones Boston Debut Until February 26

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 27

Due to the impending snow storm, Seth Sikes' Boston debut has been postponed until February 26 at 8 p.m. at Club Cafe.

'Pam & Tommy' Recaps Sex Tape Drama Through a #MeToo Lens

'Pam & Tommy' Recaps Sex Tape Drama Through a #MeToo Lens

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Jan 27

Lily James plays Pamela Anderson and Sebastian Stan plays Tommy Lee in the new Hulu series "Pam & Tammy."

Entertainment

Review: 'Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness' an Eclectic Adventure

Review: 'Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness' an Eclectic Adventure

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27

By turns illuminating and effervescent, this docuseries starring "Queer Eye" cast member Jonathan Van Ness engages and illuminates with its wide-ranging interests.

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Cars

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

CARS | Jan 26

Luxury automaker Bentley said Wednesday it is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing to accelerate its electric vehicle development plan, joining other auto brands shifting away from gasoline engines.

Health/Fitness

Hospital Patient Without COVID Shot Denied Heart Transplant

Hospital Patient Without COVID Shot Denied Heart Transplant

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Philip Marcelo, Rodrique Ngowi | Jan 27

A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Nightlife

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24

The Flesh Queer Festival featuring EDM and camping is among the UK's best LGBTQ+ events of 2022, which also includes anniversary Pride celebrations in Birmingham and London.