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Frayed or Fab? 'Rupaul's Drag Race Fashion Recap. Episode 3

Frayed or Fab? 'Rupaul's Drag Race Fashion Recap. Episode 3

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 17
RuPaul challenged the queens to riff on the slogan, "We're here. We're sheer. Get used to it." Here's our take.

Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

NEWS | Jan 17
The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.

'It Was So Frenetic.' HBO Max Follows Wolfgang Puck Catering

'It Was So Frenetic.' HBO Max Follows Wolfgang Puck Catering

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jan 17
Usually cameras are trained on the celebrities at such shindigs but with the new HBO Max series "The Event," they have captured the cooks and servers toiling behind the scenes.

Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Murderer, Dies at 81

Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Murderer, Dies at 81

NEWS | By Christopher Weber, Linda Deutsch | Jan 17
Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his "Wall of Sound" method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.

Is Caitlyn Jenner Going to be on the 'Sex and the City' Reboot?

Is Caitlyn Jenner Going to be on the 'Sex and the City' Reboot?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 17
It's being reported that Caitlyn Jenner might appear on the "Sex and the City" reboot.

'Canada's Drag Race' Judge Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman Joins Disney+'s 'Doogie Howser' Reboot

'Canada's Drag Race' Judge Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman Joins Disney+'s 'Doogie Howser' Reboot

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 17
Out actor Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman has joined the cast of Disney+'s "Doogie Howser" reboot called "Doogie Kamealoha, M.D."

Deceptions in the Time of the 'Alternative Facts' President

Deceptions in the Time of the 'Alternative Facts' President

NEWS | By Calvid Woodward | Jan 17
The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he did things bigger, better, more boldly than all who came before him while facing enemies more pernicious than any in creation.

Dare We Hope? What LGBTQ People Really Expect from the Biden Presidency

Dare We Hope? What LGBTQ People Really Expect from the Biden Presidency

NEWS | By Dan Allen | Jan 17
After a chaotic administration that's been disastrous for LGBTQ rights, uncertainty and realism are tempering expectations for Biden-Harris results.

JPMorgan Chase Donates $5 Million to LGBTQ Organizations Amid Pandemic

JPMorgan Chase Donates $5 Million to LGBTQ Organizations Amid Pandemic

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 17
JPMorgan Chase is donating $5 million to LGBTQ organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch: When Gay Actors Were Cast in Gay Roles

Watch: When Gay Actors Were Cast in Gay Roles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jan 17
In Hollywood's long history, there have been instances of gay actors playing gay roles. Here's a list.


News

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

POLITICS | By Adam Beam | Jan 17
The legislation would ban specific types of surgeries on infants born with intersex characteristics. Advocates are pushing to delay these types of surgeries until the child is old enough to develop a gender identity.


Entertainment

Watch: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Star Comes Out as 'Queer and Proud'

Watch: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Star Comes Out as 'Queer and Proud'

CELEBRITIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 17
"Star Trek" actor Mary Wiseman came out as "queer and proud" following an interview in which she seemed to be saying "I'm not straight" when addressing the presence of LGBTQ characters in the franchise.


Business

Chick-fil-A in Castro Valley? Let the Battle Begin

Chick-fil-A in Castro Valley? Let the Battle Begin

FOOD/DRINK | Jan 15
Chick-fil-A hit a roadblock this week in an effort to open a new location in Castro Valley. But was it traffic concerns or the company's stance on LGBTQ issues that ruffled the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council's feathers?


Technology

How Noom is Reimagining the Wellness Industry

How Noom is Reimagining the Wellness Industry

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 16
"New Year. New You." It's a phrase we've heard countless times, but what exactly are we striving for? Enter Noom, which has people lead healthier lives through behavior change since 2016.


Finance

Liz Weston: Start 2021 Off Strong with These Money Moves

Liz Weston: Start 2021 Off Strong with These Money Moves

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jan 11
After the train wreck that was 2020, you may well question whether it's worth trying to plan anything. But knocking off a few financial tasks early in the year can better prepare you for whatever 2021 has in store.


Style

Milan Opens 1st Fashion Week With No VIP Guests Due to Virus

Milan Opens 1st Fashion Week With No VIP Guests Due to Virus

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Jan 16
Italy's fashion chamber opened on Friday the first Milan Fashion Week that won't have VIPS populating runway front rows, as the reality of Italy's persistent resurgence of the coronavirus has forced an all-virtual format for presenting menswear previews.


Health/Fitness

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You're Vaccinated

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You're Vaccinated

HEALTH | By Liz Szabo | Jan 16
"Masks and social distancing will need to continue into the foreseeable future — until we have some level of herd immunity," said Dr. Preeti Malani, chief health officer at the University of Michigan. "Masks and distancing are here to stay."


Travel

Rodin Museum Sculpture Garden Reopens to the Public

Rodin Museum Sculpture Garden Reopens to the Public

Jan 17
There is a ray of light for Parisians who, like the rest of the French nation this weekend, begin to observe a tightened coronavirus curfew: The famous Rodin Museum sculpture gardens is reopening to visitors.


Nightlife

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

HEALTH | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9
The term "sexual fluidity" has come under scrutiny as researchers further explore the nuances our sexual expression, attraction and behavior.