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Pharmacies Are Turning Away Immunocompromised Patients Seeking 4th Covid Shot

Pharmacies Are Turning Away Immunocompromised Patients Seeking 4th Covid Shot

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Liz Szabo | Jan 25
Patients with weakened immune systems say pharmacies are turning them away when they seek additional vaccine doses recommended by federal health officials.

Out Conservative Brandon Straka Sentenced For Role in January 6 Capitol Attack

Out Conservative Brandon Straka Sentenced For Role in January 6 Capitol Attack

NEWS | Jan 25
Brandon Straka, the out, pro-Trump organizer and social media influencer who spoke at a Washington, DC, rally the day before the US Capitol attack was sentenced to three years of probation on Monday.

Review: Seth Sikes Performs Highly Entertaining Tribute to Gay Music Icons

Review: Seth Sikes Performs Highly Entertaining Tribute to Gay Music Icons

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jan 25
For a number of years now, New York-based cabaret performer Seth Sikes has been performing his highly entertaining tribute show "Me and My Gals: Seth Sikes Sings Judy and Liza and Barbra etc." It heads to Boston on Jan. 29 at Club Cafe.

Men Continue to Fall Behind Women in Global HIV Testing, Treatment

Men Continue to Fall Behind Women in Global HIV Testing, Treatment

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25
Men are faring worse than women in terms of global efforts to increase HIV testing and treatment — a crucial part of reducing rates of HIV transmission.

'Euphoria' Flashback Introduces Cal's Secret Gay Romance

'Euphoria' Flashback Introduces Cal's Secret Gay Romance

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 25
On third episode of "Euphoria's" second season ("Ruminations: Big and Little Bullys"), Nate's dad Cal Jacobs (Eric Dane) gets a back-story, and it's a bittersweet one, relating his high school bromance with his bff Derek (Henry Eikenberry) in the 1980s.

Out Celeb Colton Underwood Celebrates 30th Birthday Bash

Out Celeb Colton Underwood Celebrates 30th Birthday Bash

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25
Colton Underwood turns 30 on Jan. 26, but he got the party started early — and posted pics to Instagram.

Opening Date for Billy Eichner Gay Rom-Com Delayed

Opening Date for Billy Eichner Gay Rom-Com Delayed

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25
The premiere date for out actor Billy Eichner's upcoming gay rom-com "Bros" has been pushed back six weeks, from its initially announced Aug. 12 opening to Sept. 30.

Adam Rippon Boosts Bell's Olympic Chase with Advice and Support

Adam Rippon Boosts Bell's Olympic Chase with Advice and Support

NEWS | By Barry Wilner | Jan 25
Adam Rippon has been a quasi-coach, choreographer and inspiring influence on Mariah Bell, who at 25 became the oldest female U.S. champ in 95 years.

Biden Answers Inflation Query by Calling Fox Reporter SOB

Biden Answers Inflation Query by Calling Fox Reporter SOB

NEWS | By Josh Boak | Jan 25
President Joe Biden responded to a question about inflation on Monday by calling a Fox News reporter a vulgarity.

FDA Halts Use of Antibody Drugs Sidelined by Omicron

FDA Halts Use of Antibody Drugs Sidelined by Omicron

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Jan 25
COVID-19 antibody drugs from Regeneron and Eli Lilly should no longer be used because they don't work against the omicron variant.


Entertainment

Musical Moments: 'The Band's Visit' and 'Freestyle Love Supreme'
San Francisco, CA

Musical Moments: 'The Band's Visit' and 'Freestyle Love Supreme'

THEATER | By Jim Gladstone | Jan 18
San Francisco stages are now hosting two of the more unorthodox musicals to hit big on Broadway in recent years, one subtle and poetic ("The Band's Visit"), the other boisterous and participatory ("Freestyle Love Supreme").

Review: Trans Refugee Drama 'Adam,' Based on Real Events, has Visceral Power

Review: Trans Refugee Drama 'Adam,' Based on Real Events, has Visceral Power

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25
This hourlong play adapted to film stars Adam Kashmiri, based on his experiences as a transgender in his native Egypt and as a refugee caught in a maddening bureaucratic Catch-22.


Business

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

By Adriana Gomez | Jan 24
A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit.


Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14
For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.


Cars

Edmunds: The Hottest Cars to Look Out for in 2022

Edmunds: The Hottest Cars to Look Out for in 2022

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jan 22
The experts at Edmunds have compiled a list of the five hottest vehicles that will arrive at dealerships in the next six to nine months.


Health/Fitness

CDC Study Shows Booster Shots Needed Against Omicron

CDC Study Shows Booster Shots Needed Against Omicron

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Jan 21
Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots.


Nightlife

Going Out, Homing's In Jan. 21-28, 2022
San Francisco, CA

Going Out, Homing's In Jan. 21-28, 2022

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Jan 20
This is your arts and nightlife captain; please stand by as we navigate through abrupt closings, postponements — and even a few openings— around the Bay Area this week.

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 23
Mad Angel Entertainment presented the 49th celebration of the Miss Gay America pageantry at the Robinson Theatre in Little Rock, Arkansas. Congratulations to Dextaci who was crowned Miss Gay America 2022.