Gay Orlando: The Latest

Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Aid Plan

Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Aid Plan

NEWS | By Josh Boak | Jan 22
President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Biden Revokes Trump Order Banning Some Diversity Training

Biden Revokes Trump Order Banning Some Diversity Training

NEWS | By Alexandra Olson | Jan 22
Civil rights groups on Thursday celebrated President Joe Biden's swift revocation of a Trump administration order that had banned federal agencies, contractors and recipients of federal funding from conducting certain diversity training.

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Iris Samuels | Jan 22
There are bills in more than a dozen states where lawmakers are proposing restrictions on athletics or gender-confirming health care for trans minors this year.

Lucky Few Hit COVID-19 Vaccine Jackpot for Rare Extra Doses

Lucky Few Hit COVID-19 Vaccine Jackpot for Rare Extra Doses

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Bernard Condon, Candice Choi, Matt Sedensky | Jan 22
With millions of Americans waiting for their chance to get the coronavirus vaccine, a lucky few are getting bumped to the front of the line as clinics scramble to get rid of extra, perishable doses at the end of the day.

Fauci Unleashed: Doc Takes 'Liberating' Turn at Center Stage

Fauci Unleashed: Doc Takes 'Liberating' Turn at Center Stage

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jonathan Lemire | Jan 22
In truth, the nation's leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and undermining comments from former President Donald Trump, Fauci now speaks with the authority of the White House again.

Mr. Man Reveals the Decade's Most-Searched Celebrity Men

Mr. Man Reveals the Decade's Most-Searched Celebrity Men

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 22
In a release this week, Mr. Man, the popular celebrity male nudity site, revealed the site's top searched actors of every year since its inception in 2013.

Alice Hoagland, Gay Rugby Icon's Mother and 9/11 Activist, Dies

Alice Hoagland, Gay Rugby Icon's Mother and 9/11 Activist, Dies

NEWS | By Jeff McMillan | Jan 22
Alice Hoagland, a beloved figure of the gay rugby movement that her own son, Mark Bingham, helped set in motion shortly before he perished in the 2001 terrorist attacks as one of the heroes of Flight 93, has died at 71.

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21
A gay Wisconsin man who said President Biden gave him the courage to come out will manage the President's social media accounts.

Cayman Island Police Speak with Armie Hammer about Video with Red-bottomed Friend

Cayman Island Police Speak with Armie Hammer about Video with Red-bottomed Friend

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 21
Armie Hammer's very bad 2021 just got a little bit worse when it was revealed that Grand Cayman police spoke to Hammer, 34, last Friday over the inappropriate footage of a woman on his private account.

Move Over 'YMCA' — 22-Year Old Alt-Rock Hit Is Biden Family Anthem

Move Over 'YMCA' — 22-Year Old Alt-Rock Hit Is Biden Family Anthem

NEWS | Jan 21
One of the Inauguration surprises on Wednesday was the appearance of The New Radicals, the 1990s alt-rock group who flashed on the scene with the song "You Get What You Give," then disbanded.


Technology

White House Website Now More Inclusive Thanks to Pronoun Options

White House Website Now More Inclusive Thanks to Pronoun Options

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21
Within hours of President Joe Biden's inauguration, the White House website suddenly offered users the option of specifying their pronouns . Equality advocates hailed the sign as a hopeful early step.


Cars

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

AUTO NEWS | 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

Mixologist Fanny Chu on the Future of Queer Cocktail Culture

Mixologist Fanny Chu on the Future of Queer Cocktail Culture

FOOD/DRINK | 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.


Travel

Buttigieg Aims for 'Generational' Change at Transportation

Buttigieg Aims for 'Generational' Change at Transportation

POLITICS | 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

HEALTH | 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.