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Australian Schools Can Still Expel LGBTQ+ Kids Despite Proposed Religious Discrimination Bill

Australian Schools Can Still Expel LGBTQ+ Kids Despite Proposed Religious Discrimination Bill

NEWS | Nov 27

Australia's proposed Religious Discrimination Bill may do more harm than good for LGBTQ+ students.

Perfectionist. Genius. Icon. That Was Stephen Sondheim

Perfectionist. Genius. Icon. That Was Stephen Sondheim

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 27

A driven, obsessive purist, Sondheim was also a magician, creating lyrics and music to such towering shows as "A Little Night Music," "Into the Woods," "Company," "Follies" and "Sunday in the Park with George."

Caitlyn Jenner Reopens Feud with Ellen DeGeneres

Caitlyn Jenner Reopens Feud with Ellen DeGeneres

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27

Ellen DeGeneres's optics took another hit when Caitlyn Jenner swiped at the beleaguered talk show host on this past Tuesday's finale episode of the Aussie reality show "Big Brother VIP."

Dutch Government Apologies for Discredited Transgender Law

Dutch Government Apologies for Discredited Transgender Law

NEWS | Nov 27

The Dutch government apologized for a scrapped law that required transgender people to undergo surgery and sterilization if they wanted to change their birth certificate gender.

Watch: Sondheim's Rare and Delightful Appearance with Stephen Colbert

Watch: Sondheim's Rare and Delightful Appearance with Stephen Colbert

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27

In September the late Stephen Sondheim visited Stephen Colbert for a rare late show appearance. The two shared news of the late composer/lyricist's coming projects, as well as shared a tear about Sondheim's influence on Colbert.

Brazilian Olympian Opens Up about Relationship in Sweet Video Post

Brazilian Olympian Opens Up about Relationship in Sweet Video Post

NEWS | Nov 27

A Brazilian Olympian opened up about his same sex relationship with his boyfriend in the sweetest video.

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Nov 27

Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus.

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

NEWS | By Mike Corder, Pan Pylas | Nov 27

New restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa by the hour as the world scurried Saturday to contain a new COVID variant.

Barbra Streisand, Lea Salonga, More Mourn Stephen Sondheim

Barbra Streisand, Lea Salonga, More Mourn Stephen Sondheim

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27

Barbra Streisand, Bernadette Peters, Hugh Jackman and other celebrities honored Stephen Sondheim via social media.

Out in the World: Campaign Tackles Puerto Rico's LGBTQ Violence Issues; Travel Initiative Launched
San Francisco, CA

Out in the World: Campaign Tackles Puerto Rico's LGBTQ Violence Issues; Travel Initiative Launched

NEWS | By Heather Cassell | Nov 26

This year marks a new beginning for Puerto Rico's LGBTQ community following the deadliest year for transgender people in the U.S. territory in 2020.

News

Towering Musical Theater Master Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91

Towering Musical Theater Master Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 26

Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rhymed lyrics, his use of evocative melodies and his willingness to tackle unusual subjects, has died. He w

Entertainment

Chris Diamantopoulos Builds A Hot Career, On Screen and Off

Chris Diamantopoulos Builds A Hot Career, On Screen and Off

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Nov 26

When you see Chris Diamantopoulos on screen, you may get a sense of déjà vu. The actor regularly pops up in movies and TV shows as a variety of characters, and he's fine if you find yourself trying to place where you've seen him before.

Cars

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

CARS | By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher | Nov 9

Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.

Health/Fitness

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Andrew Meldrum and Mogomotsi Magom | Nov 26

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province,

Travel

On the Road Again: Travelers Emerge in Time for Thanksgiving

On the Road Again: Travelers Emerge in Time for Thanksgiving

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Nov 24

Millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family this Thanksgiving.