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Busted! Oprah Found Out about Colman Domingo's Outrageous 'Big Gay Sketch Show' Impersonation

Busted! Oprah Found Out about Colman Domingo's Outrageous 'Big Gay Sketch Show' Impersonation

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28
Out "Euphoria" star Colman Domingo revealed to Jimmy Kimmel how he was "mortified" when Oprah found out about the wild, sexy impersonation of her he did on television.

Joseph Baena Wants to Follow in Dad's Footsteps, But With His Own Name

Joseph Baena Wants to Follow in Dad's Footsteps, But With His Own Name

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28
Joseph Baena may be a ringer for his famous father and want to follow in his footsteps in action movies, but don't expect him to take his name.

Reports: Out Mayor Dies by Apparent Suicide

Reports: Out Mayor Dies by Apparent Suicide

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28
According to news reports, Kevin Ward, the openly gay mayor of Hyattsville, Maryland, died by an apparent suicide on Jan. 25.

CDC Tells Pharmacies to Give 4th Covid Shots to Immunocompromised Patients

CDC Tells Pharmacies to Give 4th Covid Shots to Immunocompromised Patients

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Liz Szabo | Jan 28
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reached out to pharmacists Wednesday to reinforce the message that people with moderate to severe immune suppression are eligible for fourth covid shots.

How Many Times Can I Reuse My N95 Mask?

How Many Times Can I Reuse My N95 Mask?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Emma H. Tobin | Jan 28
The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says health care workers can wear an N95 mask up to five times. But experts say how often the average person can safely wear one will vary depending on how it's used.

New Janet Jackson Documentary Reveals an LGBTQ Icon's Enduring Legacy

New Janet Jackson Documentary Reveals an LGBTQ Icon's Enduring Legacy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Darian Aaron | Jan 28
"Janet Jackson," a new documentary airing on Lifetime and A&E, solidifies the pop star's place as both a music icon and LGBTQ+ inspiration.

Bill to Regulate Explicit Books in School Libraries Killed

Bill to Regulate Explicit Books in School Libraries Killed

NEWS | By Matthew Barakat | Jan 28
A Virginia Senate committee on Thursday killed legislation that would have required parental consent for students to check out sexually explicit books from school libraries.

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Set for Resentencing in Oklahoma

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Set for Resentencing in Oklahoma

NEWS | By Jill Bleed and Sean Murphy | Jan 28
A federal judge is set to decide a new sentence Friday for "Tiger King" Joe Exotic after an appeals court ruled last year that the prison term he's serving on a murder-for-hire conviction should be shortened.

Holocaust Novel 'Maus' Banned in Tennessee School District

Holocaust Novel 'Maus' Banned in Tennessee School District

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28
A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to "inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting.

Rhone Talsma Explains How He 'Schneidered' Amy

Rhone Talsma Explains How He 'Schneidered' Amy

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28
He thought he was going to be "Schneidered" (to use a term he coined); instead, Rhone Talsma "Schneidered" Amy on "Jeopardy" on Wednesday, January 26. He talked about his strategy to Vulture.


Business

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

By Adriana Gomez | Jan 24
A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit.


Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14
For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.


Cars

Toyota Heading to Moon with Cruiser, Robotic Arms, Dreams

Toyota Heading to Moon with Cruiser, Robotic Arms, Dreams

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jan 28
Toyota is working with Japan's space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to help people live on the moon by 2040 and then go live on Mars, company officials said Friday.


Health/Fitness

How Recovery Unplugged is Setting the Standard for LGBTQ-Inclusive Virtual Addiction Treatment

How Recovery Unplugged is Setting the Standard for LGBTQ-Inclusive Virtual Addiction Treatment

HEALTH | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 27
Recovery Unplugged shares how it quickly pivoted to virtual drug and alcohol addiction treatment for the LGBTQ+ community, and what a difference it's made for those in need.


Nightlife

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 23
Mad Angel Entertainment presented the 49th celebration of the Miss Gay America pageantry at the Robinson Theatre in Little Rock, Arkansas. Congratulations to Dextaci who was crowned Miss Gay America 2022.