Gay Provincetown: The Latest

Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's 'Gay-For-Pay' Pipeline

Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's 'Gay-For-Pay' Pipeline

NEWS | By Naveen Kumar | Apr 22
Casting LGBTQ actors in queer roles only scratches the surface of the complexities behind the Hollywood business model, where talent is a commodity and the benchmark for success is a delicate balance of earnings and artistry.

What Is Ethereum And How Does It Work?

What Is Ethereum And How Does It Work?

NEWS | By David Rodeck | Apr 22
Unlike Bitcoin — and most other virtual currencies — Ethereum is intended to be much more than simply a medium of exchange or a store of value.

Anderson Cooper's Son Adorably Watches Him Host 'Jeopardy'

Anderson Cooper's Son Adorably Watches Him Host 'Jeopardy'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 22
The CNN anchor shared a photo of his 11-month-old son, Wyatt, adorably watching him on TV while hosting the game show.

'We're Buzzing!' Brit Awards to Welcome Back Music Fans

'We're Buzzing!' Brit Awards to Welcome Back Music Fans

ENTERTAINMENT | By Pan Pylas | Apr 22
British music's leading prize night next month will feature an audience of 4,000 people, in what will be the first major indoor music event in the country to welcome back a live audience since the coronavirus pandemic erupted more than a year ago.

LeVar Burton to be 'Jeopardy!' Guest Host; Petition Credited

LeVar Burton to be 'Jeopardy!' Guest Host; Petition Credited

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 22
The 200,000-plus LeVar Burton boosters who signed a petition calling for him to be the new "Jeopardy!" host will get to see him try the job on for size.

Police Chiefs Hail Chauvin Verdict as a Key Step to Healing

Police Chiefs Hail Chauvin Verdict as a Key Step to Healing

NEWS | By Michael R. Sisak and Jake Bleiberg | Apr 22
Not long after a jury convicted former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin of killing George Floyd, police chiefs across the U.S. started speaking up. And it wasn't to defend the police.

Another Soda Tax Bill Dies. Another Win for Big Soda.

Another Soda Tax Bill Dies. Another Win for Big Soda.

STYLE | By Samantha Young | Apr 22
A rogue industry. A gun to our head. Extortion. That's how infuriated lawmakers described soft drink companies — and what they pulled off when they scored a legislative deal that bars California's cities and counties from imposing taxes on sugary drinks.

Searching for Footing in a Life Nearly Extinguished by COVID

Searching for Footing in a Life Nearly Extinguished by COVID

NEWS | By Adam Geller | Apr 22
like so many health care workers battered by the pandemic, Kari Wegg is searching for footing in a life after COVID. But the scars from a double lung transplant are constant reminders that it takes much more than a shot in the arm to get there.

Low on Beds, Oxygen, India Adds Global High 314K Virus Cases

Low on Beds, Oxygen, India Adds Global High 314K Virus Cases

NEWS | By Ashok Sharma | Apr 22
India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-most populous country sends more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hospital beds and oxygen.

In College Tucker Carlson Was Member of the 'Dan White Society' (As in Harvey Milk's Assassin)

In College Tucker Carlson Was Member of the 'Dan White Society' (As in Harvey Milk's Assassin)

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 22
Tucker Carlson's toxicity has gone up a notch (if it can) this week when insights from his college yearbook were revealed. Amongst them was that he identified himself as being part of the "Dan White Society" in his 1991 Trinity College yearbook entry.


Business

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

By David Koening | Apr 21
Shares of United Airlines tumbled by 8.5% Tuesday after the airline reported a larger first-quarter loss than expected and suggested that key business and international travel won't recover significantly until next year.


Technology

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
YouTube shut down a Nigerian pastor's channel following complaints about videos that showed congregants being assaulted in the name of driving out "demons" that supposedly made them gay.


Finance

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

NATIONAL | By Jerry Brown | Apr 21
It can be a painful experience when a lender rejects your loan application. Although you might not know what to do, you can take steps to increase your approval odds for future applications.


Cars

India's Electric Vehicles Face Practical, Technical Hurdles

India's Electric Vehicles Face Practical, Technical Hurdles

AUTO NEWS | By Neha Mehrotra | Apr 22
EVs are a rarity in India, but the country is now making an ambitious push for what it calls "electric mobility," to reduce smog. But the effort is plagued with technological and logistical hurdles.


Style

Four Fired Brew Pub Workers Claim Anti-LGBTQ Bias

Four Fired Brew Pub Workers Claim Anti-LGBTQ Bias

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 21
Four front-of-house staffers at BrewDog, an Indianapolis brew pub, allege that they were fired for being LGBTQ. The company they used to work for has faced similar controversy before.


Health/Fitness

Montana Blocks Bill to Ban Gender Affirming Surgery in Youth

Montana Blocks Bill to Ban Gender Affirming Surgery in Youth

NATIONAL | By Amy Beth Hanson and Iris Samuels | Apr 21
The Montana Senate voted Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a bill that would have banned gender affirming surgery for transgender minors, effectively killing the proposal.


Travel

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

By Raf Casert | Apr 21
There is no stopping flowers when they bloom, blossoms when they burst. Unfortunately, people have been stopped from enjoying them these days.