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SAGE Toys Party @ Pier 60 :: December 8, 2019

SAGE Toys Party @ Pier 60 :: December 8, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 10
What could be better than partying with a purpose? That's exactly what SAGE's Toys Party is. Now in its 34th year, the organization will distribute the toys to ten different LGBT-friendly charities.

Santa's Skivvies Run :: December 8, 2019

Santa's Skivvies Run :: December 8, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 10
Santa arrived in San Francisco with his Elves to help raise money for the AIDS Emergency Foundation. People donned their favorite festive skivvies and ran through the Castro celebrating the holidays season.

Watch: Sam Smith Says They're 'Super Single,' Reveals Celeb Crush

Watch: Sam Smith Says They're 'Super Single,' Reveals Celeb Crush

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 10
In a new interview, pop singer Sam Smith opened up about their dating life...and the celebs they have a crush on.

Bill Cosby Loses Appeal of Sexual Assault Conviction

Bill Cosby Loses Appeal of Sexual Assault Conviction

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale | Dec 10
Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court ruled in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

UK to Return Medal Stripped from Bisexual Former Sailor

UK to Return Medal Stripped from Bisexual Former Sailor

NEWS | Dec 10
British officials are returning a medal to a Falklands War veteran who said it was taken away from him because of his sexuality.

West Virginians Head to Canada to Find Affordable Insulin

West Virginians Head to Canada to Find Affordable Insulin

A group of West Virginians left the country Sunday in search of affordable insulin — they went to Canada, where insulin prices are reported to be about a tenth of what it costs people in the United States.

Pelosi Sets Medicare Showdown on Drug Costs and New Benefits

Pelosi Sets Medicare Showdown on Drug Costs and New Benefits

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 10
The House will hold a showdown vote next week on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's bill empowering Medicare to negotiate drug prices, expanded Thursday to provide seniors with dental, vision and hearing benefits not currently covered.

PopUps: Out Actor Jonathan Groff Joins 'The Matrix 4' Cast

PopUps: Out Actor Jonathan Groff Joins 'The Matrix 4' Cast

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 10
"Looking" and "Mindhunter" star Jonathan Groff has joined the cast of "The Matrix 4."

How Will the China-U.S. Trade War Affect Your Holiday Shopping?

How Will the China-U.S. Trade War Affect Your Holiday Shopping?

NEWS | Dec 10
With more tariffs on Chinese imports set to take effect this month, holiday shoppers in the U.S. face a dilemma: buy the Apple iPhone 11 or Hasbro toy action figures now or risk facing higher prices later.

Italian Mafia Now Accepts Gay Members

Italian Mafia Now Accepts Gay Members

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Dec 10
A new article by the New York Post details a striking revelation about the Italian mafia- it's now no longer fiercely homophobic and accepts gay members.


News

Ed Smart, Father of Abducted Elizabeth: "There is No Cure" For Being Gay

Ed Smart, Father of Abducted Elizabeth: "There is No Cure" For Being Gay

NATIONAL | By Sam Cronin | Dec 10
Ed Smart, the father of Elizabeth Smart who was kidnapped 17 years ago, recently came out as gay. Now in a series of new interviews, he's revealed the internal struggle he went through leading up to his coming out. Read the details here.


Entertainment

 Review :: Hustlers

Review :: Hustlers

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Dec 10
Funny, stylish and cinematic as it can be, this sex industry crime drama is a refreshing new look at the chick-flick.


Business

A Free Pass for Trump? GOP Presses Edge in Key Battlegrounds

A Free Pass for Trump? GOP Presses Edge in Key Battlegrounds

LEGAL | By Steve Peoples and Zeke Miller | Dec 10
A full year before Election Day 2020, Republicans quietly executed a "dry run" of President Donald Trump's massive reelection machine.


Technology

iGym Levels Playing Field for Disabled, Able-Bodied Children

iGym Levels Playing Field for Disabled, Able-Bodied Children

PERSONAL TECH | By Mike Householder | Dec 10
One Kreps brother uses a wheelchair and the other doesn't, yet they are able to play sports together on a level playing field thanks to an augmented reality system developed at the University of Michigan.


Finance

Biden Steps Up Hits on Buttigieg, Warren Over Health Care

Biden Steps Up Hits on Buttigieg, Warren Over Health Care

POLITICS | By Bill Barrow | Dec 4
Biden argued Tuesday that Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is riding his coattails in pushing for a "public option" government-insurance plan to be sold alongside private insurance.


Cars

China's Electric Car Sales Slump, Squeezing Automakers

China's Electric Car Sales Slump, Squeezing Automakers

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Dec 10
China's leaders are promoting electric cars to help transform the country into a creator of profitable technologies, but sales are stalling as thousands of buyers make a similar choice.


Style

London Offers Winter Warmers with a Festive Flavor

London Offers Winter Warmers with a Festive Flavor

FOOD/DRINK | By Louise Dixon | Dec 10
While the hot toddy remains popular, many cocktail bars now offer their own seasonal winter warmer. Here are five examples from London's cocktail scene, with tips for the home mixologist.


Health/Fitness

Ice Bucket Challenge Inspiration Pete Frates Dies at 34

Ice Bucket Challenge Inspiration Pete Frates Dies at 34

OBITUARIES | By Mark Pratt | Dec 10
Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose battle with Lou Gehrig's disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.


Travel

France Braces for Even Worse Travel Woes as Government Seeks Answers

France Braces for Even Worse Travel Woes as Government Seeks Answers

France braced for even worse transportation woes when the new work week begins Monday due to nationwide strikes over the government's redesign of the national retirement system.