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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?

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.

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.

New Poll: More Americans Identify as LGBT Than Ever Before

New Poll: More Americans Identify as LGBT Than Ever Before

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 25

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

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.

NY Times Says it Needs Culture Change, Better Inclusion

NY Times Says it Needs Culture Change, Better Inclusion

NEWS | By David Bauder | Feb 26

The New York Times says it needs a culture change to become a better place to work, particularly for people of color.

House to Vote on Virus Bill; Arbiter Says Wage Hike a No-Go

House to Vote on Virus Bill; Arbiter Says Wage Hike a No-Go

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Feb 26

Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday, despite a setback that means a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in the final version that reaches President Joe Biden.

Have a Case of a Covid Variant? No One Is Going to Tell You

Have a Case of a Covid Variant? No One Is Going to Tell You

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Christina Jewett, JoNel Aleccia, Rachana Pradhan | Feb 26

Covid-19 infections from variant strains are quickly spreading across the U.S., but there's one big problem: Lab officials say they can't tell patients or their doctors whether someone has been infected by a variant.

Watch: Prince Harry Raps 'Fresh Prince,' Says He Didn't Walk Away

Watch: Prince Harry Raps 'Fresh Prince,' Says He Didn't Walk Away

NEWS | By Danica Kirka | Feb 26

Prince Harry, who decamped from England to Southern California last year, rapped the theme song to the 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" during a late-night talk show interview in which he said he didn't walk away from his royal duties.

German Radio Station Apologies for Remarks About BTS
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German Radio Station Apologies for Remarks About BTS

NEWS | By David Rising | Feb 26

A Bavarian radio station apologized Friday for a host's comments comparing popular South Korean K-pop band BTS to the coronavirus, saying his choice of words had gone too far but was in no way meant to be "hurtful or racist."

News

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.

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

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

TECHNOLOGY | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 26

The pandemic has motivated many who have been isolated at home or unable to leave their senior communities to learn something they may have resisted until now: how to buy groceries and more online.

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.

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.