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French Military Man-Turned-Escort-Turned Tattoo Artist Clément Grobotek's Revealing Book to be Filmed

French Military Man-Turned-Escort-Turned Tattoo Artist Clément Grobotek's Revealing Book to be Filmed

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 25

Last summer tattoo artist Clément Grobotek turned heads in France with the publication of "Moi, j'embrasse" ("Me, I Embrace"), his account of his escort days. It looks like it will soon be a six-part television series.

New Poll: More Americans Identify as LGBT The Before

New Poll: More Americans Identify as LGBT The Before

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 25

More adults than ever before identify as LGBT according to a new Gallup poll.

House Passes Equality Act to Expand Legal Safeguards for LGBTQ People

House Passes Equality Act to Expand Legal Safeguards for LGBTQ People

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Feb 25

The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.

Designer Alexander Wang Hit With Another Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Designer Alexander Wang Hit With Another Sexual Misconduct Allegation

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 25

Fashion designer Alexander Wang has been hit with yet another accusation of sexual assault.

Watch: Model, YouTuber Mario Adrion Talks 'Idol,' His Gay Bromance & Luke Bryan's Package

Watch: Model, YouTuber Mario Adrion Talks 'Idol,' His Gay Bromance & Luke Bryan's Package

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 25

Model and YouTuber Mario Adrion shared a video where he talks about his "American Idol" audition. But just who is Mario?

Watch: OnlyFans Star Aston King's Favorite Standing Yoga Poses

Watch: OnlyFans Star Aston King's Favorite Standing Yoga Poses

HEALTH/FITNESS | Feb 25

How does Auston King stay in shape? Besides all the effort it takes to try on jockstraps, he's also practicing yoga.

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Shot, Two Dogs Stolen

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Shot, Two Dogs Stolen

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 25

Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot four times in the chest by two men on Wednesday night in Los Angeles, and two of her dogs were stolen.

The World is a Beach for Luke Evans, Now Seen with Brazilian Hunk in Miami

The World is a Beach for Luke Evans, Now Seen with Brazilian Hunk in Miami

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 25

Luke Evans is no longer Down Under, but is still at the beach with a hot companion.

Gay Anchorman Suspended for Tweet About Obese People, Slammed for Apology

Gay Anchorman Suspended for Tweet About Obese People, Slammed for Apology

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 25

Social media users slammed a gay anchorman's tweet decrying COVID-19 vaccines for obese people. When the anchorman, who was suspended from his job, issued a boilerplate apology, he again came under fire.

Watch: Pro-Equality Rep. Flies Trans Flag - Right Next to QAnon-Spouting Marjorie Taylor Greene's Office

Watch: Pro-Equality Rep. Flies Trans Flag - Right Next to QAnon-Spouting Marjorie Taylor Greene's Office

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 25

U.S. Rep. Marie Newman of Illinois has responded to the transphobic attacks launched against the Equality Act by U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia by hoisting the flag high - the trans flag, that is.

News

Gay GOP Lawmaker Urges Defeat of Anti-Trans Athlete Bill

Gay GOP Lawmaker Urges Defeat of Anti-Trans Athlete Bill

NEWS | By Kimberlee Kruesi | Feb 25

Legislation to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' sports would likely result in vulnerable students being marginalized while also harming Tennessee's ability to recruit athletes and businesses, says the state's only gay GOP lawmaker.

Business

Black LGBTQ Entrepreneurs Find Success, Community in Atlanta

Black LGBTQ Entrepreneurs Find Success, Community in Atlanta

BUSINESS | By Darian Aaron | Feb 24

This year's election put Georgia in the spotlight, thanks in no small part to Atlanta voters and surrounding districts. The city's Black LGBTQ entrepreneurs are making waves, too, turning ATL into a can't-miss destination to live and visit.

Technology

How Will COVID-19 Vaccine Makers Adapt to Variants?

How Will COVID-19 Vaccine Makers Adapt to Variants?

TECHNOLOGY | Feb 25

First-generation COVID-19 vaccines appear to be working against today's variants, but makers already are taking steps to update their recipes if health authorities decide that's needed.

Finance

After Losing a Company to COVID, Owners Seek the Next Gig

After Losing a Company to COVID, Owners Seek the Next Gig

FINANCE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Feb 21

As owners are forced to shut businesses, they've had to figure out what to do next. For many entrepreneurs, the answer has been anticipating the next trend and creating a company to take advantage of it.

Cars

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

CARS | By Brent Romans, Edmunds | Feb 20

On the surface, getting out of a car lease isn't difficult. It's the potential financial penalties for doing so that are the issue. Minimizing this financial fallout is key.

Style

5 Africa-Born Designers Open Digital Milan Fashion Week

5 Africa-Born Designers Open Digital Milan Fashion Week

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Feb 25

Five designers of African origin making their runway debuts opened Milan Fashion Week, having nurtured dreams deemed fanciful in their native countries and which faced considerable obstacles coming to fruition in their adopted Italy.

Travel

Qantas Expects to Start International Flights in October

Qantas Expects to Start International Flights in October

TRAVEL | Feb 25

Qantas Airways does not expect to resume international travel apart from New Zealand until late October after the Australian population is vaccinated for COVID-19, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday.

Nightlife

UK Police Raid Packed Makeshift Club with 150 Partygoers

UK Police Raid Packed Makeshift Club with 150 Partygoers

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 16

British police have fined dozens of people for breaking coronavirus restrictions after officers found 150 guests packed into an illegal nightclub in England over the weekend.