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Watch: Gay Penguin 'Power Couple' Celebrate Third Anniversary

Watch: Gay Penguin 'Power Couple' Celebrate Third Anniversary

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15

Gentoo penguin pair Sphen and Magic — residents of SEA LIFE Aquarium in Sydney, Australia — celebrated their third anniversary, and a new mating season, with a frozen fish cake.

Three Fave Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBTQ-Friendly Hotels

Three Fave Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBTQ-Friendly Hotels

TRAVEL | Jan 15

Here are three of the best from Greater Fort Lauderdale's hotels — some new, some newly renovated, all LGBTQ+-friendly.

Polish Catholic Church Argues 12-Year Old Sex Abuse Victim Was Willing Participant

Polish Catholic Church Argues 12-Year Old Sex Abuse Victim Was Willing Participant

NEWS | Jan 15

Is being gay a mitigating factor in sexual abuse cases? That is the argument of Polish Catholic Church officials in a case of a 48-year old man who has sued the church over sexual abuse as a 12-year old in 1984.

UCLA Researchers Come One Step Closer to a Cure for AIDS

UCLA Researchers Come One Step Closer to a Cure for AIDS

TECHNOLOGY | Jan 15

UCLA researchers have reported preliminary success in a revised strategy eliminating HIV-infected cells.

Malta: The Hidden LGBTQ Gem of the Mediterranean

Malta: The Hidden LGBTQ Gem of the Mediterranean

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 15

Malta ranks as a top vacation destination for those in the know, thanks to 300+ days of sunshine per year, dramatic historical sites, affordable luxury accommodations and some of the world's best diving spots.

Why Do Couples Use Baby Talk With One Another?

Why Do Couples Use Baby Talk With One Another?

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 15

Baby talk is cute when grown-ups dote on babies. But when adults converse with each other? Not so much. So why do couples do it?

Watch: Out Florida Equality Advocate Found Dead; Police Suspect 'Foul Play'

Watch: Out Florida Equality Advocate Found Dead; Police Suspect 'Foul Play'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15

The body of Jorge Diaz-Johnston, a leader in the fight for marriage equality, was found in a landfill days after he went missing on Jan. 3. While no cause of death has been released, police suspect foul play.

'AJLT': 'Who's That Sitting In Samantha's Chair?'

'AJLT': 'Who's That Sitting In Samantha's Chair?'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jan 15

Is "And Just Like That" planning on dropping another character in Samantha Jones' chair?

Watch: Queer Influencers Johnny Sibilly, Kevin McHale & Ira Madison Talk Grindr Etiquette

Watch: Queer Influencers Johnny Sibilly, Kevin McHale & Ira Madison Talk Grindr Etiquette

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 15

In our growing uncivil times, podcast host Ira Madison III, "Glee" actor Kevin McHale, and "Hacks" actor Johnny Sibilly decided to bring some etiquette discipline to Grindr.

Anti-Gay Preacher: Is It Better to Be A Gay Slut or A Straight Slut?

Anti-Gay Preacher: Is It Better to Be A Gay Slut or A Straight Slut?

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 15

Pure Life Ministries founder and president Steve Gallagher asks whether promiscuity worse if you're gay or straight.

News

3 Women Charged with Beating Airline Security Officer at JFK

3 Women Charged with Beating Airline Security Officer at JFK

NEWS | Jan 15

Three women are facing federal charges of attacking an airline security worker who tried to block them from boarding a flight at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport.

Business

Why Briotech's Powerful Cleansing Products are Actually Good for Your Skin

Why Briotech's Powerful Cleansing Products are Actually Good for Your Skin

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 15

Briotech harnesses the power of natural HOCl for a skincare line that offers a pure cleansing and rejuvenating option for all of your skincare needs.

Technology

Expect More Worrisome Variants After Omicron, Scientists Say

Expect More Worrisome Variants After Omicron, Scientists Say

TECHNOLOGY | By Laura Ungar | Jan 15

Get ready to learn more Greek letters. Scientists warn that omicron's whirlwind advance practically ensures it won't be the last version of the coronavirus to worry the world.

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Style

DSquared2 Designers Welcome Fashion Crowd Back to Milan

DSquared2 Designers Welcome Fashion Crowd Back to Milan

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Jan 15

DSquared2's Dean and Dan Caten are one of the few fashion houses that decided to present live at Milan Fashion Week amid the omicron surge.

Health/Fitness

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Appleby, Phil Galewitz | Jan 15

While home antigen testing remains a useful — and underutilized — tool to curb the pandemic, experts say, it is often misused and may provide false confidence.