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Watch: Glenn Close Plays a Round of 'Take Back the Oscar'

Watch: Glenn Close Plays a Round of 'Take Back the Oscar'

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
Glenn Close is the most-nominated actress in Oscar history without a win, and will likely be getting another nomination for "Hillbilly Elegy," now on Netflix. But she is making headlines for trolling another actresss's Oscar win.

The Warwick Rowers Make a 'Worldwide Roar' with 2021 Calendar

The Warwick Rowers Make a 'Worldwide Roar' with 2021 Calendar

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
In 2009 the Warwick Rowers released their first calendar of naked members of the university team. Since then they've grown to become an international sensation. See why as they release their 2021 calendar.

Watch: Denver Pastry Chef Chocolatina Delivers in Drag

Watch: Denver Pastry Chef Chocolatina Delivers in Drag

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28
Professional pastry chef and drag performer Chocolatina, Queen of the Dessert, is helping Denver residents beat the COVID-19 blues with sweet treats and live serenades.

Biden Plans Swift Moves to Protect and Advance LGBTQ Rights

Biden Plans Swift Moves to Protect and Advance LGBTQ Rights

NEWS | By David Crary and Alana Schor | Nov 28
As president-elect, Biden is making sweeping promises to LGBTQ activists, proposing to carry out virtually every major proposal on their wish lists.

AP Fact Check: Trump Distorts Military Role in Vaccines

AP Fact Check: Trump Distorts Military Role in Vaccines

NEWS | By Robert Burns | Nov 28
From the get-go, President Donald Trump has miscast or exaggerated the military's role in his administration's crash program to accelerate the development, production and eventual distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

High Court Takes Up Census Case, as Other Count Issues Loom

High Court Takes Up Census Case, as Other Count Issues Loom

NEWS | By Mike Schneider and Mark Sherman | Nov 28
President Donald Trump's attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats is headed for a post-Thanksgiving Supreme Court showdown.

In Hard- (and Soft-) Cover: Solosexuals, Adult Film Directors, and Bruce LaBruce

In Hard- (and Soft-) Cover: Solosexuals, Adult Film Directors, and Bruce LaBruce

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | Nov 28
Five new and recent books on gay pornography explore the making and enjoyment of erotic films and videos, from their early days to today, with performer and director interviews, and the diaries of director Bruce La Bruce.

With No Federal Protection, 39 States Still Allow 'Gay Panic' Defense

With No Federal Protection, 39 States Still Allow 'Gay Panic' Defense

NEWS | Nov 28
The "gay panic" defense is still legal in more than two-thirds of states, with no federal protection.

Watch: John Waters Picks the Best Movies of 2020

Watch: John Waters Picks the Best Movies of 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
John Waters picks the best movies of 2020 and they aren't the usual suspects.

Before He Was Prince Charles, Josh O'Connor Went Full-frontal in Acclaimed LGBTQ Drama

Before He Was Prince Charles, Josh O'Connor Went Full-frontal in Acclaimed LGBTQ Drama

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
Josh O'Connor is now an international star for playing Prince Charles on "The Crown." Previously he starred in the acclaimed British indie LGBTQ drama "God's Own Country," where he went full-frontal, something you likely won't see on the Netflix series.


Entertainment

Review: 'Los Fuertes' a Tender Same-Sex Love Story

Review: 'Los Fuertes' a Tender Same-Sex Love Story

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28
González and Altamirano share a palpable chemistry, whether their characters are sneaking passionate kisses, having passionate sex, or cuddling up contentedly for a good night's sleep.


Business

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

By Jill Lawless | Nov 28
Teams from Britain and the European Union resumed face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal Saturday, with both sides sounding gloomy about striking an agreement in the little time that remains.


Technology

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcy Gordon | Nov 28
Biden may aim to take a bite out of the dominance of Big Tech and may welcome an opportunity to work with the opposing side to curb the power of a common adversary.


Finance

Liz Weston: When Life Blows up Your Well-Laid Plans

Liz Weston: When Life Blows up Your Well-Laid Plans

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Nov 28
The biggest task after financial loss may be dealing with your emotions after the future you had envisioned disappears.


Cars

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27
General Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California's right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president's term nears its close.


Style

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 28
Let the gift-giving begin! Whether you're looking for comfort foods, stocking stuffers or healthy alternatives, 'tis the season for celebrating all things food and drink


Health/Fitness

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

HEALTH | By Markian Hawryluk, Rae Ellen | Nov 27
In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, nurses can make more than $6,200 a week. A recent posting for a job in Fargo, North Dakota, offered more than $8,000 a week. Some can get as much as $10,000.


Travel

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

HEALTH | By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25
Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own


Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

CULTURE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24
One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?