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Sex Therapist Contends Straight Men Having Sex with Men Aren't Gay, Just Getting Off

Sex Therapist Contends Straight Men Having Sex with Men Aren't Gay, Just Getting Off

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 2

When is sex between men not gay? How about when straight men do it, so contends sex therapist Dr. Joe Kort.

Alabama Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Medical Providers from Caring for Transgender Youth

Alabama Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Medical Providers from Caring for Transgender Youth

This bill — the first of its kind in the nation — would criminalize doctors for providing medically necessary care to transgender youth and require schools to out transgender kids.

Evangelical Adoption, Foster Agency Will Now Serve Same-Sex Couples

Evangelical Adoption, Foster Agency Will Now Serve Same-Sex Couples

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 2

Bethany Christian Services, one of the nation's biggest adoption and foster care agencies, announced on Monday it would immediately begin working with LGBTQ families.

'Degrassi' Star Jahmil French Has Died

'Degrassi' Star Jahmil French Has Died

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 2

Actor Jahmil French, who played Dave Turner in the popular Canadian teen series "Degrassi: The Next Generation," has died at age 29.

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 2

Briotech, a global leader in HOCl technology and manufacturing, has created a multi-use product line with game-changing technologies in health and disinfection.

Armie Hammer Moves Out in Dead of Night, Leaves Bound Mannequin in Trash

Armie Hammer Moves Out in Dead of Night, Leaves Bound Mannequin in Trash

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 2

Armie Hammer moved out of the Beverly Hills house he shared with his estranged wife Elizabeth Chambers over the weekend. And he did so "under the cover of night," soures have reported.

Report: Upcoming 'Harry Potter' Game to be Trans-Inclusive

Report: Upcoming 'Harry Potter' Game to be Trans-Inclusive

NEWS | Mar 2

An upcoming video game based on the "Harry Potter" franchise will allow players to be transgender.

Watch: Missouri Gay Couple Beaten Outside Casino Say It was a Hate Crime

Watch: Missouri Gay Couple Beaten Outside Casino Say It was a Hate Crime

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 2

A gay couple were allegedly attacked and beaten outside a casino in St. Charles. Missouri over the weekend, and they say the assault was clearly a hate crime. Police are not sure.

From Undies to Outerwear: Be Seen in Green

From Undies to Outerwear: Be Seen in Green

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 2

Whether you're alone or spending the day with your favorite leprechaun, here are 10 teasers to inspire you this St. Patrick's Day.

'It's a Sin's' Russell T. Davies: Talk About Equality All You Want — It Doesn't Exist

'It's a Sin's' Russell T. Davies: Talk About Equality All You Want — It Doesn't Exist

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Mar 2

Edge speaks with "It's a Sin" creator Russell T. Davies, after the show becomes a big hit in both England and America.

News

Federal Judge Tosses Trans Beauty Queen's Suit Against Miss United States of America

Federal Judge Tosses Trans Beauty Queen's Suit Against Miss United States of America

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 2

Though a federal judge in Oregon dismissed the lawsuit alleging discrimination, transgender beauty pageant winner plaintiff says awareness was raised.

Technology

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

TECHNOLOGY | By Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng | Mar 1

Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information.

Finance

4 Things To Watch As Congress Finalizes Next Stimulus Package

4 Things To Watch As Congress Finalizes Next Stimulus Package

FINANCE | By Kelly Anne Smith and Kemberley Washington | Mar 2

President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act is inching its way toward coming to life. However, what ends up in the final bill will likely differ from what was originally proposed.

Cars

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Mar 1

Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and an infusion of new technology features.

Health/Fitness

Finally Getting Around to That Annual Physical? You May Need a New Doctor

Finally Getting Around to That Annual Physical? You May Need a New Doctor

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Genaro C. Armas, American Heart Association News | Mar 2

Some patients looking to reschedule annual physicals, wellness visits or other routine medical appointments long delayed by COVID-19 first may need to make time to find a new doctor.

Travel

Albanian World Heritage Travel Site Struggles Without Tourists

Albanian World Heritage Travel Site Struggles Without Tourists

TRAVEL | By Llazar Semini | Mar 2

Gjirokastra, a city in southern Albania recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Ottoman-period architecture, has lost nearly all of tourism business in the past year.

Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.