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Boston Pride Announces Members of the New Transformation Advisory Committee
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Boston Pride Announces Members of the New Transformation Advisory Committee

NEWS | Apr 17
Boston Pride has named seven members of the new Transformation Advisory Committee (TAC), which works to ensure that the board is reflective of the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community.

Musician Angel Olsen Comes Out on Instagram: 'I'm Gay!'

Musician Angel Olsen Comes Out on Instagram: 'I'm Gay!'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 17
Musician and singer-songwriter Angel Olsen took to Instagram this week to reveal to her 210,000 followers that she is gay. She also introduced her partner to fans on the platform.

How Much Do You Owe? How Credit Card Debt Changed In 2020

How Much Do You Owe? How Credit Card Debt Changed In 2020

NEWS | By Michelle Black | Apr 17
During a year when millions were stuck at home and unemployment rates reached a record high, credit card debt took an unexpected downward turn.

Yes, He Was :: Aaron Bear on the Life and Legacy of Pioneering Out Philanthropist Ric Weiland

Yes, He Was :: Aaron Bear on the Life and Legacy of Pioneering Out Philanthropist Ric Weiland

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 17
Part of Microsoft from its beginnings, and a philanthropist who supported many LGTBQ equality groups, Ric Weiland never hid who he was. Filmmaker Aaron Bear talks with EDGE about Weiland and his legacy.

Getting Sweaty with CBD: Fitness and Cannabis

Getting Sweaty with CBD: Fitness and Cannabis

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 17
The CBD craze has taken root in many current lifestyle trends, but its benefits around our exercise routines prove to be some of the most surprising.

GOP Oklahoma Lawmaker Criticized for Transgender Comments

GOP Oklahoma Lawmaker Criticized for Transgender Comments

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Apr 17
An Oklahoma lawmaker who helped revive a bill to ban transgender athletes from participating in women's sports is coming under fire for saying transgender people "have a mental illness."

Funeral to Praise Philip's 'Courage' and Support for Queen

Funeral to Praise Philip's 'Courage' and Support for Queen

NEWS | By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless | Apr 17
Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of "courage, fortitude and faith" on Saturday, at a funeral that salutes both his service in the Royal Navy and his support for Queen Elizabeth II over three quarters of a century.

Worldwide COVID-19 Death Toll Tops a Staggering 3 Million

Worldwide COVID-19 Death Toll Tops a Staggering 3 Million

NEWS | By David Biller, Maria Cheng and Joshua Goodman | Apr 17
The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.

Star British Choreographer Liam Scarlett Dies at 35

Star British Choreographer Liam Scarlett Dies at 35

NEWS | Apr 17
Liam Scarlett, a star British choreographer whose career was clouded by abuse allegations, has died. He was 35.

Mysterious Ailment, Mysterious Relief: Vaccines Help Some Covid Long Haulers

Mysterious Ailment, Mysterious Relief: Vaccines Help Some Covid Long Haulers

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Will Stone | Apr 17
As the U.S. pushes to get people vaccinated, a curious benefit is emerging for those with this post-illness syndrome: Their symptoms are easing and, in some cases, fully resolving after vaccination.

Watch: 'Sorry Boris.' British Healthcare Worker Quits Medicine for OnlyFans after 1% Raise

Watch: 'Sorry Boris.' British Healthcare Worker Quits Medicine for OnlyFans after 1% Raise

NEWS | Apr 17
A British healthcare worker left his job as a medical assistant after six years to pursue a full-time OnlyFans career after receiving a one-percent raise.


News

Liberty Sues Jerry Falwell Jr., Seeking Millions in Damages

Liberty Sues Jerry Falwell Jr., Seeking Millions in Damages

NATIONAL | By Sarah Rankin | Apr 16
Liberty University has filed a civil lawsuit against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking tens of millions in damages after the two parted ways acrimoniously last year.


Business

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

NATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 15
Mickey's high-waisted red shorts and Minnie's polka-dot flared skirt with a sensible yellow heel won't be changing any time soon, but for Disney Park "cast members" (aka employees), new policies indicate that times are changing.


Technology

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15
Hackers cracked a database belonging to gay hookup app Manhunt, and stole the information of more than a half million users, including "usernames, email addresses and passwords," the company confirmed.


Finance

Are Crypto Rewards Credit Cards A Good Idea?

Are Crypto Rewards Credit Cards A Good Idea?

NATIONAL | By Toni Perkins-Southam | Apr 16
Crypto rewards credit cards are the newest incentive-style payment option meant to reward users via the ability to earn cryptocurrencies. But how do they work and are they right for you?


Cars

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

AUTO NEWS | By Rex Tokeshi-Torres of Edmunds | Apr 17
How can you evaluate new gadgets in the typical 15- to 20-minute test drive if you don't quite know what they do or what to look for?


Health/Fitness

Airports Step Up Mental Health Assistance as Passenger Anxiety Soars

Airports Step Up Mental Health Assistance as Passenger Anxiety Soars

HEALTH | By Katja Ridderbusch | Apr 16
Airport chaplains have become close witnesses to people's worsening mental condition. "No doubt, the pandemic has accelerated the need for our services to a new level," said the Rev. Greg McBrayer.