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Out Acclaimed Shakespearean Actor Antony Sher Dies at 72

Out Acclaimed Shakespearean Actor Antony Sher Dies at 72

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | Dec 3

Antony Sher, one of the most acclaimed Shakespearean actors of his generation, has died aged 72, the Royal Shakespeare Company said Friday.

Meet the Queens of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 14 Coming in January

Meet the Queens of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 14 Coming in January

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 3

The cast of "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 14 includes a major surprise: the show's first-ever heterosexual, cisgender male contestant.

Gay Twitter's 30 Funniest Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 30 Funniest Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 3

This week's edition of Gay Twitter includes hilarious reactions the new season of "Selling Sunset," Spotify Wrapped, and much more!

'And Just Like That...' Showrunner: New Series Never Included Samantha

'And Just Like That...' Showrunner: New Series Never Included Samantha

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 3

Michael Patrick King, writer and director of "Sex and the City" as a TV series and movie franchise and now a writer on "And Just Like That..." says the new show was never planned to include Samantha Jones.

Explainer: What Are the New Rules for Travelers Entering the US?

Explainer: What Are the New Rules for Travelers Entering the US?

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Dec 3

Travelers heading to the U.S. will be required to show evidence of a negative test for the virus within one day of boarding their flight.

State Rests Case at Smollett Trial after Star Witnesses

State Rests Case at Smollett Trial after Star Witnesses

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 3

The state rested its case at Jussie Smollett's trial Thursday after key testimony from two brothers who said the former "Empire" actor plotted a racist and anti-gay attack on himself in downtown Chicago and paid them to carry it out.

Baldwin: 'Someone is Responsible' for Shooting, but 'Not Me'

Baldwin: 'Someone is Responsible' for Shooting, but 'Not Me'

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Dec 3

Alec Baldwin said he feels incredible sadness and regret over the shooting that killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set, but not guilt.

Our Favorite CBD and Hemp Brands to Elevate Your Holiday Gift-Giving

Our Favorite CBD and Hemp Brands to Elevate Your Holiday Gift-Giving

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 3

Get creative by introducing your friends and loved ones to one of the top-trending gift ideas of the season: CBD.

'Slave Play' Tells Hard Truths About Fetishizing Race with Little Foreplay

'Slave Play' Tells Hard Truths About Fetishizing Race with Little Foreplay

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 2

If you've ever said "it's just a preference" to a boy on Grindr, this play is for you.

'Boy Meets Boy' Director Daniel Sánchez López Talks Queer Romance

'Boy Meets Boy' Director Daniel Sánchez López Talks Queer Romance

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 2

Out director Daniel Sánchez López talks about his sexy rom-com 'Boy Meets Boy'

News

Omicron Variant Found in Multiple US States

Omicron Variant Found in Multiple US States

NEWS | By Michelle L. Price, Bobby Caina Calvan | Dec 3

The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states by the end of Thursday.

Business

Airlines Told to Keep Data on Travelers From Southern Africa

Airlines Told to Keep Data on Travelers From Southern Africa

BUSINESS | Dec 2

Federal health officials are requiring airlines to gather contact-tracing information on passengers heading to the U.S. who have been in southern Africa in the previous two weeks.

Finance

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Dec 2

As Americans shop for the holidays, they will likely see a swarm of offers to get their gifts now but pay for them later in fixed monthly installments.

Cars

Edmunds: 2022 Kia Carnival Versus 2021 Honda Odyssey

Edmunds: 2022 Kia Carnival Versus 2021 Honda Odyssey

CARS | By Mike Schmidt, Edmunds | Dec 3

For three years running, Edmunds' experts have considered the Honda Odyssey one of the top rated in the class. Now there's finally a new rival in town: The 2022 Kia Carnival.

Style

Holiday Shoppers Navigate Shortages with Mixed Results

Holiday Shoppers Navigate Shortages with Mixed Results

STYLE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 3

The pandemic-induced supply chain snarls have created unprecedented shortages across all types of products for holiday gift-giving.

Health/Fitness

Omicron and Other Coronavirus Variants: What You Need to Know

Omicron and Other Coronavirus Variants: What You Need to Know

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Louis Jacobson, Politifact | Dec 2

Scientists caution that it's still too early to say whether omicron will prove as dangerous as delta. For now, here's what we know, and don't know, about the omicron variant.

Travel

Japan Retracts New Flight Bookings Ban After Criticisms

Japan Retracts New Flight Bookings Ban After Criticisms

TRAVEL | By Mari Yamaguchi | Dec 2

Japan has retracted a ban on new incoming international flight bookings to defend against the new variant of the coronavirus a day after the policy was announced.

Nightlife

Gay Photographer Takes You Inside The NYC Homes Of Grindr Profiles

Gay Photographer Takes You Inside The NYC Homes Of Grindr Profiles

NIGHTLIFE | By Lawrence Ferber | Dec 1

A New York City photographed the homes of 195 Grindr profiles to explore how geography contributes to the diversity of the gay community.