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Upcoming 'Alice In Rainbowland' Looks at Lewis Carroll's Classic through a Queer Lens

Upcoming 'Alice In Rainbowland' Looks at Lewis Carroll's Classic through a Queer Lens

ENTERTAINMENT | May 11
"Alice in Rainbowland" is a re-imagining of "Alice in Wonderland" told through dance, music, and LGBTQ pride. This collaborative show is devised by and highlights queer artists and allies.

Dry and Well Hung? New Wine Company Pushes Envelope with Unique Bottle Design

Dry and Well Hung? New Wine Company Pushes Envelope with Unique Bottle Design

ENTERTAINMENT | May 11
"We're almost ready to pop," promises the "Just the Tipsy" website. The line is a double-entendre, intended to announce the release of a new wine; but the joke doesn't make sense unless its unique bottle design is seen.

Nick Jonas Says He Finds His Sexy Pics a Little Embarrassing

Nick Jonas Says He Finds His Sexy Pics a Little Embarrassing

ENTERTAINMENT | May 10
Nick Jonas has gone from being a Broadway child actor and Disney boyband member to a pop music superstar whose every move is captured by the paparazzi. But he confesses he's a little embarrassed by his sexy pics when they turn up in the media.

Bryant Wood — 'The Circle' Star & New Age Hunk — Sees Sexy Pics Go Viral

Bryant Wood — 'The Circle' Star & New Age Hunk — Sees Sexy Pics Go Viral

ENTERTAINMENT | May 10
Bryant Wood is best known for his short stint as the sweet, spiritual addition to the second season of Netflix's "The Circle." But a set of pics are popping up that show the sexier side of this New Age hunk.

Amid Outcry, NBC Says it Will Not Air Golden Globes in 2022

Amid Outcry, NBC Says it Will Not Air Golden Globes in 2022

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 10
Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

How LGBTQ Women and Allies are Reshaping Pro Sports

How LGBTQ Women and Allies are Reshaping Pro Sports

NEWS | By Lindsay B. Davis | May 10
Not without its challenges, queer women in pro sports are raising the bar for representation, social justice and media attention. But what forces are behind this new narrative and long overdue power shift?

Out Trans Bishop Elected in Evangelical Lutheran Church

Out Trans Bishop Elected in Evangelical Lutheran Church

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 10
For the first time, a major denomination of the Christian faith tradition has elected an out transgender cleric to bishop.

Vans Co-Founder Paul Van Doren Dies at 90

Vans Co-Founder Paul Van Doren Dies at 90

STYLE | By Robert Jablon | May 10
Paul Van Doren, co-founder of the Vans company whose iconic Southern California sneakers were beloved by skateboarders and became an international success, has died. He was 90.

Watch: Madonna Mourns the Passing of Protégé Nick Kamen, Dead at 59

Watch: Madonna Mourns the Passing of Protégé Nick Kamen, Dead at 59

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 10
Madonna took to social media to mourn the passing of her one-time protégé, model Nick Kamen, who died May 4 after a long illness.

Inclusivity Isn't Just 'In' Style: It is Style

Inclusivity Isn't Just 'In' Style: It is Style

STYLE | By Kilian Melloy | May 10
Fashion brands are increasingly adopting a new style statement: Inclusivity. In turn, they are gaining credibility and respect from marginalized market sectors along with visibility.


News

Reports: Young Gay Iranian Murdered, Beheaded by Brother, Cousins

Reports: Young Gay Iranian Murdered, Beheaded by Brother, Cousins

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 10
A 20-year-old gay Iranian preparing to flee the country to be with the man he loved didn't have the chance: He was murdered. His corpse was beheaded by his half-brother and two cousins in an honor killing.


Entertainment

Review: Documentarian Alex Gibney Follows the Money in HBO's 'The Crime Of The Century'

Review: Documentarian Alex Gibney Follows the Money in HBO's 'The Crime Of The Century'

MOVIES | By Karin McKie | May 10
More than 500,000 Americans have died from opioid overdoses in the last two decades, a coronavirus-level body count that's laid at the feet of the Sackler family in this documentary full of receipts.


Business

Weak Jobs Report Spurs New Arguments Over Big Fed Spending

Weak Jobs Report Spurs New Arguments Over Big Fed Spending

NATIONAL | By Josh Boak | May 8
President Joe Biden insists an unexpected slowdown in companies' hiring is clear new proof the U.S. needs the multitrillion-dollar federal boost he's pushing.


Technology

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

NATIONAL | May 8
Lurking beneath Facebook's decision on whether to continue Donald Trump's suspension from its platform has raised a more complex and consequential question.


Finance

Experts Say You May Be Entitled to Free Health Insurance Now

Experts Say You May Be Entitled to Free Health Insurance Now

HEALTH | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 10
The latest coronavirus relief package did more than dole out $1,400 checks. The law also made health insurance free for millions more people and reduced costs for others, at least for now.


Cars

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Travis Langness of Edmunds | May 8
Edmunds experts report on five ultra-capable off-roaders that are either already on dealer lots or worth waiting for in the coming months.


Style

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

FASHION | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 7
Strong sales results from Coach's parent as well as from the maker of Wrangler and Lee jeans offer the latest evidence that shoppers' spending on fashion and accessories is rebounding to pre-pandemic levels.rn


Health/Fitness

UK to Ease Holiday Travel Ban Yet Keeps Most Quarantines

UK to Ease Holiday Travel Ban Yet Keeps Most Quarantines

HEALTH | By Jill Lawless | May 7
Britain announced a "first tentative step" Friday toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and Israel later this month without having to quarantine upon their return.rn


Travel

Norwegian Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida's Ports

Norwegian Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida's Ports

By David Koeing | May 7
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line is threatening to steer clear of Florida after the governor signed legislation banning businesses from requiring that customers show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.rn