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SF Author's 'No Obits' Poem Set to Music

SF Author's 'No Obits' Poem Set to Music

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | Jan 15
The B.A.R. has been immortalized in films and TV series. But this is new; a poem about our famous 'No Obits' headline has been set to music.

Study: PrEP Use Rising, Still Low Among Gay, Bisexual Men

Study: PrEP Use Rising, Still Low Among Gay, Bisexual Men

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15
A scholarly paper based on surveys of gay and bisexual men finds that while PrEP use has increased, only a fraction of men who have sex with men have taken it up — and a third of those abandon PrEP over time.

Chick-fil-A in Castro Valley? Let the Battle Begin

Chick-fil-A in Castro Valley? Let the Battle Begin

STYLE | Jan 15
Chick-fil-A hit a roadblock this week in an effort to open a new location in Castro Valley. But was it traffic concerns or the company's stance on LGBTQ issues that ruffled the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council's feathers?

Leaked DMs Allege Armie Hammer's Very Dark Side

Leaked DMs Allege Armie Hammer's Very Dark Side

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 15
Armie Hammer is trending on social media this week... for all the wrong reasons.

Recently Out Coach Feels 'Happy,' Cites 'Newfound Confidence'

Recently Out Coach Feels 'Happy,' Cites 'Newfound Confidence'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15
Out Division One basketball coach Matt Lynch gave an update about his life post-coming out after he embraced authenticity last April.

Watch: Model from Cadbury Creme Egg Ad Claps Back at Haters

Watch: Model from Cadbury Creme Egg Ad Claps Back at Haters

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15
It's no great surprise that haters took aim at the recent LGBQ-inclusive ad for Cadbury's creme eggs, but one of the models in the ad isn't putting up with what he notes is a double standard.

Three's Company: New Research Reveals Data About Gay Men in Open Relationships

Three's Company: New Research Reveals Data About Gay Men in Open Relationships

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 15
From marriage and family therapists to celebrities like Tom Ford and Alan Cumming, everybody has an opinion about monogamy. A new study highlights the variables that make (or break) a successful relationship.

What Does 'RPDR13' Contestant Joey Jaye's Tally Mark Tattoo Mean?

What Does 'RPDR13' Contestant Joey Jaye's Tally Mark Tattoo Mean?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 15
'RPDR13' contestant Joey Jaye posted a pic with a curious tattoo on his arm with X-rated connotations.

Shotgun Divorce? Armie Hammer Out of 'Shotgun Wedding' After Incendiary Accusations

Shotgun Divorce? Armie Hammer Out of 'Shotgun Wedding' After Incendiary Accusations

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 15
After ugly accusations on social media, Armie Hammer drops out of upcoming film co-starring Jennifer Lopez.

Study: Pandemic Eats into LGBTQ Representation on Network TV

Study: Pandemic Eats into LGBTQ Representation on Network TV

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 15
LGBTQ and gender inclusiveness on television has retreated slightly this season due to delays and shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study out Thursday by the advocacy group GLAAD.


News

Watch: Doritos Ad Tells True Story of Father, Gay Son, and Acceptance

Watch: Doritos Ad Tells True Story of Father, Gay Son, and Acceptance

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15
A three-hankie ad from Doritos tells the true story of a single dad who gets advice online about how to talk to his gay son after realizing that the college friend the son has invited home is more than just a buddy.


Business

Employers Offer Incentives to Get Workers Vaccinated

Employers Offer Incentives to Get Workers Vaccinated

WORKPLACE | By Alexandra Olson, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 15
As vaccinations continue across the U.S., some companies are offering financial incentives to encourage their workers to get the shots.


Finance

Liz Weston: Start 2021 Off Strong with These Money Moves

Liz Weston: Start 2021 Off Strong with These Money Moves

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jan 11
After the train wreck that was 2020, you may well question whether it's worth trying to plan anything. But knocking off a few financial tasks early in the year can better prepare you for whatever 2021 has in store.


Health/Fitness

Expanded US Vaccine Rollout Spawns a New Set of Problems

Expanded US Vaccine Rollout Spawns a New Set of Problems

HEALTH | By Janie Har, Jennifer Peltz, Allen G. Breed | Jan 15
The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.


Travel

UK Imposes Travel Restrictions Amid Worries of New Variant

UK Imposes Travel Restrictions Amid Worries of New Variant

By Danica Kirka | Jan 15
Britain's government has banned travel from South America and Portugal to ensure a new variant of COVID-19 found in Brazil doesn't derail the country's vaccination program, although there are no signs the variant has reached the U.K.


Nightlife

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

HEALTH | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9
The term "sexual fluidity" has come under scrutiny as researchers further explore the nuances our sexual expression, attraction and behavior.