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Out US Rep. Torres to Reintroduce Bill for Data Collection of LGBTQ-Owned Businesses

Out US Rep. Torres to Reintroduce Bill for Data Collection of LGBTQ-Owned Businesses

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 4

Out U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres of New York said that he would reintroduce a bill requiring data collection about LGBTQ-owned businesses, and called the measure "a natural complement to the Equality Act,"

Watch: Milan Fashion Week's Best Menswear

Watch: Milan Fashion Week's Best Menswear

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 4

From Prada's Raf Simons and Miuccia Prada partnership to Fendi's dramatic silhouettes in a neutral palette, Milan proved, once again, that nothing can hold back fashion.

House Passes Sweeping Voting Rights Bill Over GOP Opposition

House Passes Sweeping Voting Rights Bill Over GOP Opposition

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Mar 4

House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation.

Thirst Trapping with Personal Trainer & Underwear Model Kyle Hynick

Thirst Trapping with Personal Trainer & Underwear Model Kyle Hynick

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 4

It is easy to understand why Canadian personal trainer Kyle Hynick is such a popular underwear model.

Chinese Court Upholds Textbook Calling Homosexuality a 'Psychological Disorder'

Chinese Court Upholds Textbook Calling Homosexuality a 'Psychological Disorder'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 4

A Chinese court ruled that a textbook may refer to homosexuality as a "psychological disorder," despite its Psychiatric Association delisting homosexuality as a pathological condition in 2001.

Billie Jean King Memoir 'All In' to be Published in August

Billie Jean King Memoir 'All In' to be Published in August

NEWS | Mar 4

Billie Jean King has a memoir coming this summer, and she calls it a journey to her "authentic self."

Niecy Nash Set to Host The 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Hulu

Niecy Nash Set to Host The 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Hulu

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 4

Niecy Nash set to host the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Hulu on April 8.

No Flat for You!: Italian Landlord Yanks Apartment Offer after Finding Out Man is Gay

No Flat for You!: Italian Landlord Yanks Apartment Offer after Finding Out Man is Gay

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 4

A 30-year-old Italian man who was set to move back to his home town from Rome had the door slammed in his face when the landlord of the apartment he planned to move into found out he was gay.

Mississippi Close to Putting Limits on Transgender Athletes

Mississippi Close to Putting Limits on Transgender Athletes

NEWS | By Emily Wagster Pettus | Mar 4

The Mississippi House voted to ban transgender athletes from competing on girls' or women's sports teams in the state's schools and universities. The bill heads to Republican Gov. Tate Reeves in the next days, and he is expected to sign it into law.

Eager to Act, Biden and Democrats Leave Republicans Behind

Eager to Act, Biden and Democrats Leave Republicans Behind

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller | Mar 4

Biden and Democrats in Congress are jamming their agenda forward with a sense of urgency, an unapologetically partisan approach based on the calculation that it's better to advance the COVID-19 rescue package and other priorities than try to court the GOP

News

Canada Vaccine Panel Recommends 4 Months Between COVID Doses

Canada Vaccine Panel Recommends 4 Months Between COVID Doses

NEWS | By Rob Gillies | Mar 4

A national panel of vaccine experts in Canada recommended Wednesday that provinces extend the interval between the two doses of a COVID-19 shot to four months to quickly inoculate more people.

Entertainment

Gold Miner: Singer-Songwriter Melissa Carper

Gold Miner: Singer-Songwriter Melissa Carper

ENTERTAINMENT | By Gregg Shapiro | Mar 4

There's so much to recommend about the dazzling new album by out singer/songwriter Melissa Carper, it's hard to know where to begin. Carper's distinctive vocal style transcends a single genre description.

Technology

In Latest Test Flight, SpaceX Starship Explodes on Impact

In Latest Test Flight, SpaceX Starship Explodes on Impact

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | Mar 4

SpaceX's futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air.

Finance

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

FINANCE | By Michelle Black, Contributor and Caroline Lupini, Editor | Mar 3

If President Biden has his way, he will create a public credit reporting agency (CRA) to compete with the three major credit bureaus and maybe one day replace them altogether.

Style

Are Hair Salons Ready to Become Gender Neutral?

Are Hair Salons Ready to Become Gender Neutral?

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 3

Now that vaccinations are on the uptick, those unkempt heads are making their way back to the salon. But outdated binaries aren't always welcome.

Health/Fitness

Take These 7 Precautions Before And During Your Next Trip

Take These 7 Precautions Before And During Your Next Trip

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Chauncey Crail, Contributor, and Dia Adams, Editor | Mar 4

Even when there isn't a global pandemic, there are safety precautions you can take while traveling to help protect yourself and your companions.

Travel

Others Test, Check, Trace: Mexico Lets Tourists in Speedily

Others Test, Check, Trace: Mexico Lets Tourists in Speedily

TRAVEL | Mar 4

Even as other countries institute airport testing, tracing and mandatory isolation, Mexican authorities bragged Wednesday about the speed with which they let tourists exit the terminal at the resort of Cancun.

Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.