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Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 2

Briotech, a global leader in HOCl technology and manufacturing, has created a multi-use product line with game-changing technologies in health and disinfection.

Armie Hammer Moves Out in Dead of Night, Leaves Bound Mannequin in Trash

Armie Hammer Moves Out in Dead of Night, Leaves Bound Mannequin in Trash

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 2

Armie Hammer moved out of the Beverly Hills house he shared with his estranged wife Elizabeth Chambers over the weekend. And he did so "under the cover of night," soures have reported.

Report: Upcoming 'Harry Potter' Game to be Trans-Inclusive

Report: Upcoming 'Harry Potter' Game to be Trans-Inclusive

NEWS | Mar 2

An upcoming video game based on the "Harry Potter" franchise will allow players to be transgender.

Watch: Missouri Gay Couple Beaten Outside Casino Say It was a Hate Crime

Watch: Missouri Gay Couple Beaten Outside Casino Say It was a Hate Crime

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 2

A gay couple were allegedly attacked and beaten outside a casino in St. Charles. Missouri over the weekend, and they say the assault was clearly a hate crime. Police are not sure.

From Undies to Outerwear: Be Seen in Green

From Undies to Outerwear: Be Seen in Green

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 2

Whether you're alone or spending the day with your favorite leprechaun, here are 10 teasers to inspire you this St. Patrick's Day.

'It's a Sin's' Russell T. Davies: Talk About Equality All You Want — It Doesn't Exist

'It's a Sin's' Russell T. Davies: Talk About Equality All You Want — It Doesn't Exist

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Mar 2

Edge speaks with "It's a Sin" creator Russell T. Davies, after the show becomes a big hit in both England and America.

Toilets, Noodles and Bonsai! Japan's 5 Most Unique Museums

Toilets, Noodles and Bonsai! Japan's 5 Most Unique Museums

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 2

Japan's 5,700 museums prove there's plenty to see and celebrate, including noodles, toilets and other unusual finds among the country's 47 prefectures.

Simon Rex Plays Washed-Up Adult Star in 'Florida Project' Director's New Film 'Red Rocket'

Simon Rex Plays Washed-Up Adult Star in 'Florida Project' Director's New Film 'Red Rocket'

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 2

It was announced this week that actor and former MTV VJ Simon Rex will star in "Red Rocket," a new film from "The Florida Project" director Sean Baker, about a washed-up adult star.

Federal Judge Tosses Trans Beauty Queen's Suit Against Miss United States of America

Federal Judge Tosses Trans Beauty Queen's Suit Against Miss United States of America

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 2

Though a federal judge in Oregon dismissed the lawsuit alleging discrimination, transgender beauty pageant winner plaintiff says awareness was raised.

United Methodist Conservatives Detail Plans for a Breakaway

United Methodist Conservatives Detail Plans for a Breakaway

NEWS | By David Crary | Mar 2

Conservative leaders within the United Methodist Church unveiled plans Monday to form a new denomination, the Global Methodist Church, with a doctrine that does not recognize same-sex marriage.

News

Polish Court Acquits Activists Who Put LGBTQ Rainbow on Icon

Polish Court Acquits Activists Who Put LGBTQ Rainbow on Icon

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Mar 2

A Polish court on Tuesday acquitted three activists who had been accused of desecration and offending religious feelings for producing and distributing images of a revered Roman Catholic icon altered to include the LGBTQ rainbow.

Entertainment

Two Photo Books Offer New and Historic Views on LGBT People

Two Photo Books Offer New and Historic Views on LGBT People

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jim Provenzano | Mar 2

Two photo books, one new, the other re-issued decades after first being published, show stark differences, and similarities, in the depiction of their subjects.

Business

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

BUSINESS | By Kevin Freking | Feb 27

The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses.

Technology

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

TECHNOLOGY | By Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng | Mar 1

Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information.

Finance

4 Things To Watch As Congress Finalizes Next Stimulus Package

4 Things To Watch As Congress Finalizes Next Stimulus Package

FINANCE | By Kelly Anne Smith and Kemberley Washington | Mar 2

President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act is inching its way toward coming to life. However, what ends up in the final bill will likely differ from what was originally proposed.

Cars

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Mar 1

Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and an infusion of new technology features.

Travel

Albanian World Heritage Travel Site Struggles Without Tourists

Albanian World Heritage Travel Site Struggles Without Tourists

TRAVEL | By Llazar Semini | Mar 2

Gjirokastra, a city in southern Albania recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Ottoman-period architecture, has lost nearly all of tourism business in the past year.

Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.