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Mr. Man Reveals the Decade's Most-Searched Celebrity Men

Mr. Man Reveals the Decade's Most-Searched Celebrity Men

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 22

In a release this week, Mr. Man, the popular celebrity male nudity site, revealed the site's top searched actors of every year since its inception in 2013.

Trump Impeachment to Go to Senate Monday, Launching Trial

Trump Impeachment to Go to Senate Monday, Launching Trial

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 22

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol riot.

Was the New York Times Tone-deaf in Reporting Matthew Camp's Arson Attack?

Was the New York Times Tone-deaf in Reporting Matthew Camp's Arson Attack?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 22

Was the New York Times tone-deaf in reporting the arson attack on adult male performer's home last week?

Watch: Lesbian Woman Faces Birthday Cake Rejection from Dairy Queen, Gets Apology

Watch: Lesbian Woman Faces Birthday Cake Rejection from Dairy Queen, Gets Apology

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 22

A young lesbian woman in Cochrane, Canada, faced rejection at a local Dairy Queen when her family's request for a birthday cake message was denied by the establishment's supervisor.

PopUps: Ricky Martin Turns Heads After Bleaching Beard Blond

PopUps: Ricky Martin Turns Heads After Bleaching Beard Blond

STYLE | Jan 22

Ricky Martin surprised fans this week when he debuted a new look on social media: A bleach blond beard.

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 22

The owner of West Hollywood gay bar Faultline has confirmed an earlier report that the establishment has closed down its longtime location. The bar will hopefully reopen elsewhere in the future.

Hungary's Latest Attack on LGTBQs: 'Disclaimer' Order to Publisher

Hungary's Latest Attack on LGTBQs: 'Disclaimer' Order to Publisher

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 22

Hungary's harshly anti-LGBTQ government launched a fresh attack on the country's sexual minorities with an order to a publisher to include a disclaimer on the covers of books with gay themes or content.

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22

A gay Wisconsin man who said President Biden gave him the courage to come out will manage the President's social media accounts.

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Iris Samuels | Jan 22

There are bills in more than a dozen states where lawmakers are proposing restrictions on athletics or gender-confirming health care for trans minors this year.

Alice Hoagland, Gay Rugby Icon's Mother and 9/11 Activist, Dies

Alice Hoagland, Gay Rugby Icon's Mother and 9/11 Activist, Dies

NEWS | By Jeff McMillan | Jan 22

Alice Hoagland, a beloved figure of the gay rugby movement that her own son, Mark Bingham, helped set in motion shortly before he perished in the 2001 terrorist attacks as one of the heroes of Flight 93, has died at 71.

News

Biden Revokes Trump Order Banning Some Diversity Training

Biden Revokes Trump Order Banning Some Diversity Training

NEWS | By Alexandra Olson | Jan 22

Civil rights groups on Thursday celebrated President Joe Biden's swift revocation of a Trump administration order that had banned federal agencies, contractors and recipients of federal funding from conducting certain diversity training.

Technology

White House Website Now More Inclusive Thanks to Pronoun Options

White House Website Now More Inclusive Thanks to Pronoun Options

TECHNOLOGY | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21

Within hours of President Joe Biden's inauguration, the White House website suddenly offered users the option of specifying their pronouns . Equality advocates hailed the sign as a hopeful early step.

Finance

Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Aid Plan

Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Aid Plan

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Jan 22

President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Cars

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

CARS | By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Jan 21

The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.

Health/Fitness

FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots

FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 22

U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the AIDS virus.

Travel

Buttigieg Aims for 'Generational' Change at Transportation

Buttigieg Aims for 'Generational' Change at Transportation

TRAVEL | By Hope Yen | Jan 21

"We need to build our economy back, better than ever, and the Department of Transportation can play a central role in this," the 39-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, intends to tell the Senate Commerce Committee.

Nightlife

In Protest, Oldest Amsterdam Gay Bar Adopts New Name - Ikea

In Protest, Oldest Amsterdam Gay Bar Adopts New Name - Ikea

NIGHTLIFE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21

The new owners of Amsterdam's oldest gay bar have made a surprising change: The sign that used to read "Spijkerbar" now sports the name and logo of the furniture store Ikea.