LBGTQ News and More

PopUps: Justin Bieber Announces New Album 'Justice'

PopUps: Justin Bieber Announces New Album 'Justice'

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 26

Just over a year since releasing his album "Changes," Justin Bieber revealed on Instagram Friday that he will be dropping another LP, called "Justice." It's out on March 19.

Trans Activist, Adult Star Buck Angel Called 911 to Report Gaga's Dognapping; FBI Now Investigating

Trans Activist, Adult Star Buck Angel Called 911 to Report Gaga's Dognapping; FBI Now Investigating

NEWS | Feb 26

Adult performer and trans activist Buck Angel called 911 to report the assault of Lady Gaga's dog walker. It's also being reported that the FBI is now on the case.

Watch: 'Love, Victor' Season 2 Will Hit Hulu Just in Time for Pride Month

Watch: 'Love, Victor' Season 2 Will Hit Hulu Just in Time for Pride Month

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 26

Hulu has announced the return of "Love, Victor," the spinoff series of the LGBTQ comedy film "Love, Simon."

As 'Handmaid's Tale' Returns, Creator Sees No End in Sight

As 'Handmaid's Tale' Returns, Creator Sees No End in Sight

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Feb 26

As "The Handmaid's Tale" returns in April for season four, its creator is reluctant to predict when the dystopian drama will be ready for its final act.

In Landmark Ruling, Malaysian Court Strikes Down Anti-Gay Law

In Landmark Ruling, Malaysian Court Strikes Down Anti-Gay Law

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 26

Malaysia's top court ruled in favor of a gay man who sued after being arrested and charged with seeking sex "against the order of nature." What's more, the court found the law itself to be unconstitutional.

NYC Pride Unveils 2021 Theme: 'The Fight Continues'

NYC Pride Unveils 2021 Theme: 'The Fight Continues'

NEWS | Feb 26

NYC Pride announces the official theme for 2021, "The Fight Continues," as the kick-off to this year's events and programming.

Fort Lauderdale's Expanding Vision for LGBTQ Travel

Fort Lauderdale's Expanding Vision for LGBTQ Travel

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Feb 26

If you think you know Fort Lauderdale, think again. A new campaign rolls out an all-inclusive welcome mat for the LGBTQ community as Florida's holiday hot spot.

Watch: Mexican Police Arrest Gay Couple for Kiss: 'Children are Present'

Watch: Mexican Police Arrest Gay Couple for Kiss: 'Children are Present'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 26

Police arrested a same-sex couple for sharing a kiss on a public beach, declaring that the reason the men were being handcuffed was that the display of affection took place where "children are present."

Laying Out Data, Netflix Touts its Record on Inclusivity

Laying Out Data, Netflix Touts its Record on Inclusivity

NEWS | By Jake Coyle | Feb 26

Netflix on Friday released a study it commissioned from top academic researchers that shows the streaming giant is outpacing much of the film industry in the inclusivity of its original films and television series.

Christian Siriano Offers Mountain Glam at NY Fashion Week

Christian Siriano Offers Mountain Glam at NY Fashion Week

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Feb 26

Christian Siriano opened his second show of the pandemic Thursday with two ladies in bed, models who emerged flawless in black one-pieces, then dressed for all to see before hitting the runway.

News

Queen Says COVID Vaccine is Quick, Painless and Helps Others

Queen Says COVID Vaccine is Quick, Painless and Helps Others

NEWS | By Danica Kirka | Feb 26

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is encouraging people to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying the shot is quick, harmless and will help protect others against the disease.

Entertainment

Bill Eld's Posthumous Porn Paean

Bill Eld's Posthumous Porn Paean

ENTERTAINMENT | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Feb 26

"Big" Bill Eld, one of gay cinema's first porn stars, didn't last long in the business, as director Toby Ross recounts in his ruminative odd 'docudrama.'

Technology

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

TECHNOLOGY | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 26

The pandemic has motivated many who have been isolated at home or unable to leave their senior communities to learn something they may have resisted until now: how to buy groceries and more online.

Finance

After Losing a Company to COVID, Owners Seek the Next Gig

After Losing a Company to COVID, Owners Seek the Next Gig

FINANCE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Feb 21

As owners are forced to shut businesses, they've had to figure out what to do next. For many entrepreneurs, the answer has been anticipating the next trend and creating a company to take advantage of it.

Cars

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

CARS | By Brent Romans, Edmunds | Feb 20

On the surface, getting out of a car lease isn't difficult. It's the potential financial penalties for doing so that are the issue. Minimizing this financial fallout is key.

Style

Del Core Launches New Brand with Live Show at Milan Fashion Week

Del Core Launches New Brand with Live Show at Milan Fashion Week

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Feb 26

It was a lockdown well-spent for Daniel Del Core. The German designer chose the unlikely moment when the world was reeling from the coronavirus last spring to conceive a new brand, under the Italian surname he inherited from his immigrant grandfather.

Health/Fitness

Could Your Trip to the Gym Become a Superspreader Event?

Could Your Trip to the Gym Become a Superspreader Event?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

This week, the CDC said gym users should wear masks while working out and urged gyms to improve ventilation and encourage outdoor physical activities whenever possible.

Travel

Qantas Expects to Start International Flights in October

Qantas Expects to Start International Flights in October

TRAVEL | Feb 25

Qantas Airways does not expect to resume international travel apart from New Zealand until late October after the Australian population is vaccinated for COVID-19, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday.

Nightlife

UK Police Raid Packed Makeshift Club with 150 Partygoers

UK Police Raid Packed Makeshift Club with 150 Partygoers

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 16

British police have fined dozens of people for breaking coronavirus restrictions after officers found 150 guests packed into an illegal nightclub in England over the weekend.