Gay Key West: The Latest

Jane Fonda to Receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

Jane Fonda to Receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Jan 26
Jane Fonda cemented herself into Hollywood allure as a chameleonlike actor and social activist, and now the Golden Globes will honor her illustrious career with its highest honor.

Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

NEWS | By Zen Soo | Jan 26
Twitter has permanently banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell's account after he continued to perpetuate the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Pioneering AIDS Researcher Joseph Sonnabend Dies at 88

Pioneering AIDS Researcher Joseph Sonnabend Dies at 88

NEWS | Jan 26
Pioneering AIDS researcher and clinician Joseph Sonnabend, 88, died January 24, 2021, at the Wellington Hospital in London, after suffering a heart attack on January 3, 2021.

Norway Fines Grindr $11.7 Million Over Privacy Breach

Norway Fines Grindr $11.7 Million Over Privacy Breach

NEWS | Jan 26
Norway is fining gay dating app Grindr $11.7 million for failing to get consent from users before sharing their personal information with advertising companies, in breach of stringent European Union privacy rules.

Group of U.S. Catholic Bishops Urges Support for LGBT Youth

Group of U.S. Catholic Bishops Urges Support for LGBT Youth

NEWS | By David Crary | Jan 26
Declaring "God is on your side," a Roman Catholic cardinal, an archbishop, and six other U.S. bishops issued a statement of support for LGBT youth and denouncing the bullying often directed at them.

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Trailer for HBO Max Miniseries

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Trailer for HBO Max Miniseries

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 26
The trailer for the new British miniseries "It's a Sin," which will debut on HBO Max on February 18, has just dropped.

Meet Jen Ellis, the Teacher Who Made Bernie Sanders' Mittens

Meet Jen Ellis, the Teacher Who Made Bernie Sanders' Mittens

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 26
Ellis is an out school teacher raising a five-year-old daughter with her partner in Vermont.

Bodybuilder Joseph Baena Celebrates Film Role with Speedo Thirst Trap

Bodybuilder Joseph Baena Celebrates Film Role with Speedo Thirst Trap

NEWS | Jan 26
There's little doubt that a pic of Joseph Baena will bring to mind his famous dad — Arnold Schwarzenegger.

La. Man Arrested, Charged in Brutal Attack on Gay Man Last Year

La. Man Arrested, Charged in Brutal Attack on Gay Man Last Year

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 26
Chance Seneca has been arrested and charge with the attempted second degree murder of Holden White in Louisiana last year.

Sarah Jessica Parker and the Cosmopolitan Was Not Love at First Sip

Sarah Jessica Parker and the Cosmopolitan Was Not Love at First Sip

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 26
"Sex and the City" catapulted the Cosmopolitan into the spotlight, but the show's star, Sarah Jessica Parker, wasn't a big fan at the onset according to a story she wrote for Grub Street.


News

UK Census Change May Impact Transgender Inclusion

UK Census Change May Impact Transgender Inclusion

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 26
Transgender advocates in the U.K. are questioning changes to the census, which will ask Brits to declare their "legal sex" and not their gender identity.


Entertainment

Review: Restored 'The Ascent' Essential for Fans of Soviet Cinema

Review: Restored 'The Ascent' Essential for Fans of Soviet Cinema

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Jan 26
Larisa Shepitko's award-winning World War II drama is now available on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection, complete with a new 4K restoration and a slew of special features.


Business

Thomas Keeps Citi Sponsorship with Money Donated to LGBTQ

Thomas Keeps Citi Sponsorship with Money Donated to LGBTQ

SPORTS | By Doug Ferguson | Jan 26
Investment bank Citi decided Monday to keep its sponsorship of Justin Thomas, condemning the anti-gay slur he muttered and requiring him to donate a "meaningful portion" of his deal as part of an active role in LGBTQ causes.


Technology

Will a 'Vaccine Passport' Be More Valuable Than TSA Pre-Check for Future Travel?

Will a 'Vaccine Passport' Be More Valuable Than TSA Pre-Check for Future Travel?

HEALTH | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 25
A vaccine passport "could be the golden ticket to rebooting travel," but how long will it take to get the double dose, and what technology is being developed to prove it?


Cars

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

AUTO NEWS | 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

California Reverses Stay-at-Home Order as Conditions Improve

California Reverses Stay-at-Home Order as Conditions Improve

LOCAL | By Kathleen Ronayne | Jan 26
Business owners hailed Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to lift stay-at-home orders across California in response to improving coronavirus conditions, but local health officials expressed concern that it may cause residents to let down their guard.


Travel

'Historic Snow' Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

'Historic Snow' Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

By Josh Funk | Jan 26
A major winter storm blanketed parts of the middle of the country with snow that was forecast into late Tuesday in some areas, disrupting traffic and closing some coronavirus testing sites.


Nightlife

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 23
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.