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3 Openly Gay Athletes Could Be Headed to the Winter Olympics

3 Openly Gay Athletes Could Be Headed to the Winter Olympics

NEWS | Dec 15
Three openly gay athletes could compete on Team USA at the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year.

The Force is Strong in Texas Holiday Lights

The Force is Strong in Texas Holiday Lights

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 15
A San Antonio man has finished a tricked-out Christmas light display with a Star Wars theme. It features more than 15,000 lights galactic-style music.

'Nobody Saved Us': Man Describes Youth in 'Cult'

'Nobody Saved Us': Man Describes Youth in 'Cult'

NEWS | Dec 15
Jamey Anderson says his time in Word of Faith Fellowship was a hell of physical and emotional abuse. Now, he's determined to speak out about the North Carolina-based church so no more kids go through what he says he suffered.

2 Men Sue Lyft After Driver Pulls Gun, Uses Gay Slur

2 Men Sue Lyft After Driver Pulls Gun, Uses Gay Slur

NEWS | Dec 15
The car-sharing service Lyft is being sued by two men who say a driver pulled a gun on them and spewed gay slurs during a ride in the North Halsted neighborhood of Chicago.

France's Gay AIDS Drama 'BPM' Officially Shut Out of Oscars Race

France's Gay AIDS Drama 'BPM' Officially Shut Out of Oscars Race

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 15
France's entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, "BPM (Beats Per Minute)" - the gay AIDS drama about ACT UP Paris - has been shut out of the Oscars race.

Watch: Queer Stand-Up Comic Jaboukie Young-White Appears on 'Tonight Show'

Watch: Queer Stand-Up Comic Jaboukie Young-White Appears on 'Tonight Show'

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 15
Stand-up comedian Jaboukie Young-White is making headlines this week for appearing on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," joking about being biracial, a poor millennial, hooking up with Uber drivers and gay culture.

Consent to Kids at Heart of Gay Couple's Child Support Case

Consent to Kids at Heart of Gay Couple's Child Support Case

NEWS | By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Dec 15
Attorneys for a divorced lesbian couple fighting over child support in a closely watched case agreed Thursday that consent to having a baby together is a crucial issue but disagreed over whether both spouses gave it.

Indonesia Sentences Gay Club Workers to 2-3 Years in Prison

Indonesia Sentences Gay Club Workers to 2-3 Years in Prison

NEWS | By Niniek Karmini | Dec 15
An Indonesian court has sentenced 10 men arrested in a raid at a gay club and sauna to between two and three years in prison, an activist and a relative of one of the men said.

Omarosa's Departure Highlights Lack of White House Diversity

Omarosa's Departure Highlights Lack of White House Diversity

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Dec 15
With Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure, the White House has lost arguably its most prominent and visible African-American senior staffer, serving as a reminder of the lack of diversity at the upper echelons of the Trump administration.

9 Films Now Vying for Foreign Language Oscar Nomination

9 Films Now Vying for Foreign Language Oscar Nomination

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 15
Nine films are now vying for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category.


News

Jones Says He Knew He had a 'Path' to Victory

Jones Says He Knew He had a 'Path' to Victory

POLITICS | By Kim Chandler | Dec 15
For years Doug Jones would tell friends - trying to persuade them to run for political office - that the notion that a Democrat could not win in deeply conservative Alabama would remain a self-fulfilling prophecy unless somebody tried.


Entertainment

 Review :: 'Holiday Kaleidoscope'/Providence Gay Men's Chorus
Boston, MA

Review :: 'Holiday Kaleidoscope'/Providence Gay Men's Chorus

MUSIC | By Joe Siegel | Dec 14
The Providence Gay Men's Chorus were in fine form at their latest concert series "Holiday Kaleidoscope," which was presented December 7 through 10 at Beneficent Congregational Church.

 Review :: Lou Reed: A Life

Review :: Lou Reed: A Life

BOOKS | By Lewis Whittington | Dec 15
Aside from DeCurtis' dimensional portrait of Reed, at the core of the book is a complete analysis of Reed's music and the circumstances of Lou's creative life, always entwined with his very guarded private life.


Business

Strong Reactions to Upcoming White Nationalist College Stop

Strong Reactions to Upcoming White Nationalist College Stop

CORPORATE | By Dan Sewell | Dec 15
The decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati is generating strong reactions from the school community.


Finance

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

REAL ESTATE | Dec 7
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of the American population, and the struggle for resources and housing can sometimes be difficult.


Cars

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones and Ronald Montoya | Dec 15
Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year. But this December might be one for the record books.


Style

Culinary Detox: Veggie-Filled Spring Rolls

Culinary Detox: Veggie-Filled Spring Rolls

FOOD/DRINK | By Culinary Institute of America | Dec 15
If you are up to your eyeballs in eggnog, you're probably in desperate need of a detox. And by detox, we mean a truckload of fresh fruits and vegetables prepared as minimally as possible, because you have things to do!


Health/Fitness

Five Things To Do Before Anal Sex

Five Things To Do Before Anal Sex

HEALTH | Dec 14
When preparing for a fun night of intimacy, it helps to be somewhat prepared before you get down to business, especially if that business involves the bottom!


Travel

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 15
More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month.


Nightlife

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 14
Valanni held their annual Toys for Tots event that was super-sized to include Bravo's Teresa Giudice from the RHONJ and friends from PhiladelphiaStyle! The host and Emcee was Brittany Lynn and featured Iris Spectre, Aloe Vera and Lady Geisha.