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From Streaming on HBO Max to a Broadway Musical, Fran Drescher Talks 'The Nanny'

From Streaming on HBO Max to a Broadway Musical, Fran Drescher Talks 'The Nanny'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 13

Fran Drescher came up with the idea for "The Nanny" in the early 1990s, and the series ran 6 years. This month, it has found a home on HBO Max. Its star talks about the show, its new home and a new musical based on it.

John Logan to Make Film Directorial Debut with Horror Movie Set in Gay Conversion Camp

John Logan to Make Film Directorial Debut with Horror Movie Set in Gay Conversion Camp

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 13

Out Tony award winner and three-time Oscar nominee John Logan will be making his directorial debut with Blumhouse's new horror movie "Whistler Camp."

White Party Palm Springs Moves Date to Halloween

White Party Palm Springs Moves Date to Halloween

TRAVEL | Apr 13

White Party Palm Springs, known as the largest U.S. circuit event, has moved its dates for this year's event from September to Halloween.

Dustin Lance Black: If Conversion Therapy Involved Straight People, It Would Be Banned in 24 Hours

Dustin Lance Black: If Conversion Therapy Involved Straight People, It Would Be Banned in 24 Hours

NEWS | Apr 13

Last week Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black contended that if the discredited practice of conversion therapy applied to straight people 'that it would be banned in 24 hours."

Out Surfer Finds Empowerment Through OnlyFans

Out Surfer Finds Empowerment Through OnlyFans

NEWS | Apr 13

It has been six years since surfer & lifeguard Nick Vallejo came out, but it hasn't been an easy process. Now he is finding more confidence through his OnlyFans account.

Poll: 15% of Americans Worse Off a Year into Pandemic

Poll: 15% of Americans Worse Off a Year into Pandemic

NEWS | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Apr 13

While most Americans have weathered the pandemic financially, about 38 million say they are worse off now than before the outbreak began in the U.S.

Watch: Bowen Yang Nails the Gayest Character this 'SNL' Season with Hilarious Take on Titanic's Iceberg

Watch: Bowen Yang Nails the Gayest Character this 'SNL' Season with Hilarious Take on Titanic's Iceberg

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 13

"Saturday Night Live" had one of its best episodes this past weekend with plenty of transgressive skits...but what stole the show was Bowen Yang's hilarious take on the very gay iceberg who sank the Titanic.

PopUps: Gaga Thanks Fans Who Got 'Artpop' to Chart Amid Campaign for Album's Sequel

PopUps: Gaga Thanks Fans Who Got 'Artpop' to Chart Amid Campaign for Album's Sequel

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 13

Lady Gaga is thanking fans who are trying to get the pop star to release a so-called sequel to her third album "Artpop," which came out in 2013, after it re-entered the top charts on iTunes this week.

Family of Gay 14-Year-Old Who Died by Suicide is Suing School

Family of Gay 14-Year-Old Who Died by Suicide is Suing School

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 13

The family of a gay Alabama teen who committed suicide in 2019 is bringing suit against the Huntsville City Schools system.

'Montero' by Lil Nas X Hits #1 in Saudi Arabia

'Montero' by Lil Nas X Hits #1 in Saudi Arabia

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 13

It's not just America that Lil Nas X has taken by storm with his latest single, the proudly gay "MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name)." He's notched a Number One hit in Saudi Arabia, where being LGBTQ is illegal.

News

6 Great Vacation Ideas For Vaccinated Travelers Over 65

6 Great Vacation Ideas For Vaccinated Travelers Over 65

NEWS | By Becky Pokora | Apr 13

Finally, the chance to travel is right around the corner. Not everywhere is open yet, but enough places are that you have a few options if and when you're ready to resume traveling again.

Business

California's ArcLight and Pacific Theaters to Close for Good

California's ArcLight and Pacific Theaters to Close for Good

BUSINESS | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 13

Pacific Theaters, which operates some 300 screens in California, including the beloved ArcLight theaters and the historic Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, said Monday that it will not be reopening.

Technology

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

TECHNOLOGY | By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 13

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine -- this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.

Finance

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

FINANCE | By Emily Guy Birken | Apr 9

Unlike investment portfolios, annuities or pensions, Social Security is the only retirement income that is guaranteed for life and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.

Cars

GM's Cruise to Operate All-Electric Driverless Cars in Dubai

GM's Cruise to Operate All-Electric Driverless Cars in Dubai

CARS | Apr 13

Dubai said Monday that U.S. self-driving car company Cruise will become the first to operate autonomous taxis and ride-hailing services in the United Arab Emirates city of more than three million people.

Style

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season Recap: Symone

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season Recap: Symone

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 12

Symone owned the runway this season, using it to her advantage to display high fashion, advocate for social justice, and embrace her cultural identity. Emotions occasionally got the best of her, but she's made it to the finale —┬ábut can Symone win?

Health/Fitness

India Reels Amid Virus Surge, Affecting World Vaccine Supply

India Reels Amid Virus Surge, Affecting World Vaccine Supply

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Sheikh Saaliq, Aniruddha Ghosal | Apr 13

The surge, which can be seen across India, is particularly alarming because the country is a major vaccine producer and a critical supplier to the U.N.-backed COVAX initiative

Travel

Coney Island Attractions Reopen After Losing Year to Virus

Coney Island Attractions Reopen After Losing Year to Virus

TRAVEL | Apr 12

The Wonder Wheel began turning and the Cyclone whipped into action as Coney Island's illustrious amusement parks reopened Friday after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered New York City's iconic summer playground all last year.