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EU Queer Rep Ruffles Conservatives with Controversial Virgin Mary IG

EU Queer Rep Ruffles Conservatives with Controversial Virgin Mary IG

NEWS | Dec 6
Last Wednesday in conjunction with World AIDS Day, German queer activist Riccardo Simonetti posted an IG of himself on the cover of Siegessäule Magazin that will likely provoke controversy. He is the European Union's LGBTQ+ goodwill ambassador.

Jussie Smollett Trial to Resume with Defense Possibly Calling Him

Jussie Smollett Trial to Resume with Defense Possibly Calling Him

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 6
After two brothers told a jury how Jussie Smollett paid them to carry out a fake racist and anti-gay attack on himself in downtown Chicago, the big question when the actor's trial resumes Monday will be whether he will tell his side of the story.

Forbes Announces 2022's '30 Under 30' — Including LGBTQ+ Icons

Forbes Announces 2022's '30 Under 30' — Including LGBTQ+ Icons

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6
Forbes included an array of LGBTQ+ entertainers, sports figures, and others in 2022's "30 Under 30" list. Among them: Out NFL player Carl Nassib and "Dancing with the Stars" sensation JoJo Siwa.

Watch: Formula 1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Critiques Saudi Arabia's Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

Watch: Formula 1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Critiques Saudi Arabia's Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6
Seven-time world champ Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton slammed Saudi Arabia's "terrifying" anti-LGBTQ+ laws, and said he would not be racing there this weekend by choice.

Tom Ford Opens Up about Life after Husband's Death

Tom Ford Opens Up about Life after Husband's Death

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6
Fashion designer and filmmaker Tom Ford spoke in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal about life after the death of his husband, Richard Buckley, who died in September at age 72.

Is It Time to Change the Definition of 'Fully Vaccinated'?

Is It Time to Change the Definition of 'Fully Vaccinated'?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Victoria Knight | Dec 6
It's been more than six months since many Americans finished their vaccination course against covid; statistically, their immunity is waning.

Fauci Says Early Reports Encouraging About Omicron Variant

Fauci Says Early Reports Encouraging About Omicron Variant

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Gene Johnson | Dec 6
U.S. health officials said early indications suggest omicron may be less dangerous than delta, which continues to drive a surge of hospitalizations.

Dictionary.com Anoints Allyship Word of the Year for 2021

Dictionary.com Anoints Allyship Word of the Year for 2021

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Dec 6
Allyship, an old noun made new again, is Dictionary.com's word of the year.

Justin Bieber Performs at Saudi F1 Race after Boycott Calls

Justin Bieber Performs at Saudi F1 Race after Boycott Calls

NEWS | Dec 6
Justin Bieber performed to a packed crowd in the Red Sea city of Jiddah in Saudi Arabia despite human rights campaigners and activists called on Bieber to cancel his performance to protest the kingdom's arrests and crackdown of critics.

Turning Outrage into Power: How Far Right is Changing GOP

Turning Outrage into Power: How Far Right is Changing GOP

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Dec 6
The path to power for Republicans in Congress is now rooted in the capacity to generate outrage.


News

Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B Wrap Up Over The Top Miami Art Week

Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B Wrap Up Over The Top Miami Art Week

NATIONAL | By Kelli Kennedy | Dec 5
The over-the-top parties and star-studded shows surrounding Miami's Art Basel wrapped up this weekend with performances by Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B and rocker Lenny Kravitz.


Entertainment

Review: 'Citizen Kane' in 4K a Triumph of Technology

Review: 'Citizen Kane' in 4K a Triumph of Technology

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Dec 6
Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" has earned the 4K Ultra HD treatment from The Criterion Collection with a four-disc release that's an essential physical edition of the much-loved masterwork.


Business

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

SPORTS | By Eddie Pells | Dec 4
Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white.


Finance

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

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

HOME | 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: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Dec 5
The new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors and serves as an intriguing alternative to a well-known off-roading icon: The Jeep Wrangler.


Style

Holiday Shoppers Navigate Shortages with Mixed Results

Holiday Shoppers Navigate Shortages with Mixed Results

HOME | 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

Both Sides Planning for New State-by-State Abortion Fight

Both Sides Planning for New State-by-State Abortion Fight

NATIONAL | By Ashraf Khalil | Dec 5
As the Supreme Court court weighs the future of the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, a resurgent anti-abortion movement is looking to press its advantage in state-by-state battles while abortion-rights supporters prepare to play defense.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 5
Sidetrack the Video Bar hosted their 10th Santa Speedo Run to benefit Center on Halsted, the LGBTQ+ community center. Registration began at noon and after a singalong of "Jingle Balls" participants ran a mile through Lakeview East.