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GLAAD Media Award Nominations Announced

GLAAD Media Award Nominations Announced

NEWS | Jan 19

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the nominees for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Tom of Finland Store Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary With Blow-Out Sale

Tom of Finland Store Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary With Blow-Out Sale

STYLE | Jan 19

This weekend offers a rare opportunity to collect archival items from the Tom of Finland store.

Watch: Adult Performer Cole Connor Mugged and Injured Near SoCal Home

Watch: Adult Performer Cole Connor Mugged and Injured Near SoCal Home

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19

Adult gay performer Cole Connor took to Instagram to share a horrific experience that occurred near his Southern California home and sent him to the hospital last Saturday night.

Mister Domestic Offers 5 Reasons to Slow Your Social Media and Start Crafting

Mister Domestic Offers 5 Reasons to Slow Your Social Media and Start Crafting

STYLE | Jan 19

Our favorite gay craft expert, Mister Domestic, offers five reasons why you should consider dialing down your social media and dial up your crafting!

Olympics' Trans Athlete Guidelines Critiqued as 'Unfair'

Olympics' Trans Athlete Guidelines Critiqued as 'Unfair'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19

A statement from "38 medical experts and leading sports health professionals" decries the IOC's guidelines regarding trans athletes, claiming them not to be "scientific or medically based".

French Actor Gaspard Ulliel Dies After Ski Accident

French Actor Gaspard Ulliel Dies After Ski Accident

NEWS | By Nicolas Vaux-Montagny | Jan 19

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, according to his agent's office. He was 37.

Mike Pence's Pet Rabbit, LGBTQ+ Hero Marlon Bundo, Dies

Mike Pence's Pet Rabbit, LGBTQ+ Hero Marlon Bundo, Dies

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19

Marlon Bundo, the real-life inspiration for the kids' book "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo," about a gay bunny who falls in love, has died.

Biden 'Committed to' Fact-Based - Not Stigma-Based - Blood Donation Policy

Biden 'Committed to' Fact-Based - Not Stigma-Based - Blood Donation Policy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19

The White House expressed a commitment to "science, not fiction or stigma" as a basis for determining blood donor eligibility.

AARP to Honor Lily Tomlin with Movies for Grownups Award

AARP to Honor Lily Tomlin with Movies for Grownups Award

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19

Lily Tomlin is this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine's Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor.

Why Colombia is One of the Hottest Destinations for LGBTQ Travelers

Why Colombia is One of the Hottest Destinations for LGBTQ Travelers

TRAVEL | By Billy McEntee | Jan 19

For LGBTQ+ travelers, Colombia boasts bustling city streets, natural wonders, and plenty of queer discoveries, from clubs and restaurants to welcoming communities.

News

Accusers: New U of Michigan Leader Must Change Abuse Culture

Accusers: New U of Michigan Leader Must Change Abuse Culture

NEWS | By Corey Williams | Jan 19

Two men who say they were sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor at the University of Michigan are hoping that a change in leadership with the weekend firing of President Mark Schlissel will allow the school be more accountable toward abuse victims.

Business

Airlines Worldwide Rush to Change Flights Over US 5G Problem

Airlines Worldwide Rush to Change Flights Over US 5G Problem

BUSINESS | By Jon Gambrell | Jan 19

Airlines across the world rushed to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology.

Technology

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

TECHNOLOGY | By Nick Perry | Jan 17

New Zealand's military on Monday morning was able to send a surveillance flight to Tonga to assess the extent of the damage from a huge undersea volcanic eruption.

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.

Style

Emerging Talents in Spotlight at Hybrid Paris Fashion Week

Emerging Talents in Spotlight at Hybrid Paris Fashion Week

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 19

The start of Paris Fashion Week collections principally showcase emerging talents, before the week leads to industry big hitters like Dior, Louis Vuitton and Hermes.

Health/Fitness

Biden to Give Away 400 Million N95 Masks Starting Next Week

Biden to Give Away 400 Million N95 Masks Starting Next Week

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Zeke Miller | Jan 19

The White House announced Wednesday that the masks will come from the government's Strategic National Stockpile, which has more than 750 million of the highly protective masks on hand.

Travel

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

TRAVEL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18

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.