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Land O'Lakes' Beth Ford Makes History as First Out Lesbian CEO of Fortune 500 Company

Land O'Lakes' Beth Ford Makes History as First Out Lesbian CEO of Fortune 500 Company

BUSINESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21

Land O'Lakes President and CEO discusses her experience as the first out lesbian to helm a Fortune 500 company.

Keepster: Saving Memories in a Digital Age

Keepster: Saving Memories in a Digital Age

TECHNOLOGY | Jan 21

Keepster is an innovative app that archives your messages with easy-to-use search functionality that can also turn your messages into creative keepsakes for years to come.

Neil Patrick Harris Defends Straight Actors Playing Gay Roles: 'It's Sexy'

Neil Patrick Harris Defends Straight Actors Playing Gay Roles: 'It's Sexy'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21

Out actor Neil Patrick Harris has weighed in on the debate around whether cisgender and heterosexual actors should take roles depicting LGBTQ characters, saying that it's "sexy" when straights play gay.

Watch: Fans Think YouTube Star Jojo Siwa Came Out After Lip-Syncing to Gaga's 'Born This Way'

Watch: Fans Think YouTube Star Jojo Siwa Came Out After Lip-Syncing to Gaga's 'Born This Way'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 21

Teen YouTube sensation Jojo Siwa has sparked rumors that she has come out after she shared a TikTok in which she lip syncs to Lady Gaga's LGBTQ anthem "Born This Way."

In Protest, Oldest Amsterdam Gay Bar Adopts New Name - Ikea

In Protest, Oldest Amsterdam Gay Bar Adopts New Name - Ikea

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21

The new owners of Amsterdam's oldest gay bar have made a surprising change: The sign that used to read "Spijkerbar" now sports the name and logo of the furniture store Ikea.

Mixologist Fanny Chu on the Future of Queer Cocktail Culture

Mixologist Fanny Chu on the Future of Queer Cocktail Culture

STYLE | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jan 21

Award-winning and out mixologist Fanny Chu shares her thoughts on the future of queer spaces for craft cocktails, along with tips to elevate your home bar.

Watch: Netflix Renews 'Bridgerton,' Says Actor Jonathan Bailey will 'Dominate' Second Season

Watch: Netflix Renews 'Bridgerton,' Says Actor Jonathan Bailey will 'Dominate' Second Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 21

Surprising no one, Netflix announced Thursday that its renewing its sexy period drama "Bridgerton" for a second season. The announcement came via a fun letter written by the character Lady Whistledown.

FBI Raids Apartment of Far-Right Gay Trump Supporter

FBI Raids Apartment of Far-Right Gay Trump Supporter

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21

The apartment of the "Adorable Deplorable" — far-right gay hairstylist and Trump supporter Kristopher Dreww — was raided and searched by the FBI on Monday

MAGA Insurrectionist Identified by Daughter Fired by UMass Hospital

MAGA Insurrectionist Identified by Daughter Fired by UMass Hospital

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21

Therese Duke, a far-right Trump supporter who took part in the January 6 insurrection, has been fired from her position at UMass Hospital.

Big Wigs, Big Gowns, Big Money: How Does RuPaul Spend All That Money?

Big Wigs, Big Gowns, Big Money: How Does RuPaul Spend All That Money?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21

From gowns to mansions to an alleged fracking empire, how does RuPaul manage his $60 million net worth?

News

The Story Behind Biden's Switch to Supporting Marriage Equality

The Story Behind Biden's Switch to Supporting Marriage Equality

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21

Biden's 2012 announcement of support of marriage rights for same-sex couples surprised everyone. It turns out there's a story behind his sudden advocacy: He sat down and talked with a gay family.

Entertainment

Nigella Lawson Goes Viral with Trump-Inspired Bitter Orange Tart Recipe

Nigella Lawson Goes Viral with Trump-Inspired Bitter Orange Tart Recipe

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 21

The transfer of power reverberated across the ocean this week as famed British food writer Nigella Lawson posted a hilarious recipe for a with a not-so-subtle nod to the outgoing president.

Business

United Airlines Posts $1 Billion Loss in Pandemic-Laden Q4

United Airlines Posts $1 Billion Loss in Pandemic-Laden Q4

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jan 20

United Airlines said Wednesday that it finished one of the worst years in its history by losing $1.9 billion in the last three months of 2020, and it predicted more of the same in the first quarter of this year.

Technology

Alec Nysten — Called 'Probably Sexiest Man on Earth' — Gets OnlyFans Pics Hacked

Alec Nysten — Called 'Probably Sexiest Man on Earth' — Gets OnlyFans Pics Hacked

TECHNOLOGY | Jan 19

OnlyFans has been a boon for some during the Pandemic, including Aussie model Alec Nysten. But the 28-year old is seeing his revenue stream compromised by leaked pics.

Finance

2021 Stock Market Outlook: Covid Vaccine, Political Gridlock, Possible Recovery

2021 Stock Market Outlook: Covid Vaccine, Political Gridlock, Possible Recovery

FINANCE | By Anna-Louise Jackson and Benjamin Curry | Jan 14

The year that brought so many surprises is shaping up to be a surprisingly good one for investors, and that's a timely reminder for 2021.

Cars

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

CARS | By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Jan 21

The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.

Style

N. Carolina Cities OK Ban on Hairstyle Discrimination

N. Carolina Cities OK Ban on Hairstyle Discrimination

STYLE | Jan 21

Two city councils in North Carolina have unanimously passed ordinances protecting against discrimination for wearing hairstyles such as braids, dreadlocks or afros.

Travel

Buttigieg Aims for 'Generational' Change at Transportation

Buttigieg Aims for 'Generational' Change at Transportation

TRAVEL | By Hope Yen | Jan 21

"We need to build our economy back, better than ever, and the Department of Transportation can play a central role in this," the 39-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, intends to tell the Senate Commerce Committee.

Nightlife

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

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

NIGHTLIFE | 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.