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Gun-Toting Congresswoman-Elect May Carry Glock at Capitol

Gun-Toting Congresswoman-Elect May Carry Glock at Capitol

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Nov 23
A firearms-toting congresswoman-elect who owns a gun-themed restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, has already asked Capitol Police about carrying her weapon on Capitol grounds, her office has acknowledged. If she does so, she apparently won't be alone.

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey To Hot Too Handle?

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey To Hot Too Handle?

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 23
Australian Harry Jowsey was the break-out star from Netflix's hit reality show "Too Hot Too Handle" this past summer. And a recent trip to California's Venice Beach showed as to why.

Court Puts Halt on Local Conversion Therapy Bans in Florida

Court Puts Halt on Local Conversion Therapy Bans in Florida

NEWS | By Brendan Farrington | Nov 23
A federal appeals court is blocking the enforcement of local ordinances in Florida that ban therapy that seeks to change the sexual orientation of LGBTQ minors. The ruling issued Friday could put similar prohibitions at risk.

The Lack of LGBTQ Representation in Professional Sports May Not Be Why You Think

The Lack of LGBTQ Representation in Professional Sports May Not Be Why You Think

NEWS | Nov 23
Why aren't there more out professional sports players? A new report suggests the reason isn't just homophobia.

Aussie Firefighters Offer Thirst-Trapping 2021 Calendars... With or Without Pets

Aussie Firefighters Offer Thirst-Trapping 2021 Calendars... With or Without Pets

NEWS | Nov 23
Australian firefighters have outdone themselves this year with a set of 2021 calendars.

DC Comics Introduces Non-Binary Superhero 'Kid Quick'

DC Comics Introduces Non-Binary Superhero 'Kid Quick'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 23
DC Comics has announced a new non-binary superhero, Kid Quick, who will use "they/them" pronouns and become the new Flash in the forthcoming comic book title "Future Slate: Justice League."

Watch: 'Love, Victor' Actor Posts Viral Vid of Director Shading His Home on Unmuted Zoom Audition

Watch: 'Love, Victor' Actor Posts Viral Vid of Director Shading His Home on Unmuted Zoom Audition

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 23
"Love, Victor" actor Lukas Gage put an unknown director on blast Friday when he uploaded a recording of a Zoom audition to Twitter where the director can be heard making disparaging remarks about Gage's apartment.

Watch: Ryan Philippe Was 'Shunned' by Parents Over Early Gay Role

Watch: Ryan Philippe Was 'Shunned' by Parents Over Early Gay Role

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 23
Ryan Phillippe looking back at his teenage stint playing a gay character on a soap opera and his breakout movie "Cruel Intentions," revealed that his parents "shunned" him out of disapproval of an early gay role.

Watch: After 'Sexiest Man Alive' Honor, Actor Michael B. Jordan Says He's Joining OnlyFans

Watch: After 'Sexiest Man Alive' Honor, Actor Michael B. Jordan Says He's Joining OnlyFans

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 23
Not long after People magazine named actor Michael B. Jordan the Sexiest Man Alive, the "Creed" star revealed what he's planning next: Joining OnlyFans.

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 23
One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?


News

Trans Teen Calls Out Attackers After Day of Remembrance Beating

Trans Teen Calls Out Attackers After Day of Remembrance Beating

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 23
A 19-year-old who was attacked and beaten on the Transgender Day of Remembrance took to social media to post photos of her bloodied face and call out her assailants.


Entertainment

SpeakEasy Stage Goes Virtual for a 30th Anniversary Spectacular
Providence, RI

SpeakEasy Stage Goes Virtual for a 30th Anniversary Spectacular

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 18
Forget the pandemic and get happy! SpeakEasy Stage Company celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a virtual concert. Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault shares details about the Nov. 19 premiere.

Review: 'Milkwater' a Captivating Character Study

Review: 'Milkwater' a Captivating Character Study

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 23
Morgan Ingari's comedy is a stirring, poignant character study of a young woman caught in one of life's dead zones, where she's not making progress — and not even sure she's feeling a need to.


Business

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

POLITICS | By Harris Meyer | Nov 21
Health insurance companies will have to give their customers estimated out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and disclose to the public the negotiated prices they pay for drugs, under an unexpected new Trump administration rule.


Finance

Who Will Lead the Travel Industry Rebound in 2021?

Who Will Lead the Travel Industry Rebound in 2021?

Nov 18
With the breaking news this week that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shows 95 percent efficacy, the idea of traveling again may be in the not-so-distant future. But who will lead the charge?


Cars

GM: New Batteries Cut Electric Car Costs, Increase Range

GM: New Batteries Cut Electric Car Costs, Increase Range

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 22
General Motors says a pending breakthrough in battery chemistry will cut the price of its electric vehicles so they equal those powered by gasoline within five years.


Style

Two Men Walk NYC Streets in Dresses. Did Anyone Care Besides Candace Owens?

Two Men Walk NYC Streets in Dresses. Did Anyone Care Besides Candace Owens?

CULTURE | Nov 23
Two staff members of the Daily Mail walked the NYC streets in dresses after conservative pundit put down Harry Styles for doing so on the cover of Vogue. Did anybody care?


Travel

Many Americans Flying for Holiday Despite CDC Pleas

Many Americans Flying for Holiday Despite CDC Pleas

Nov 23
Millions of Americans bought tickets to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving before the nation's top public health agency pleaded with them not to travel for the holiday.