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50 Years in 50 Weeks; 2013's Heroic Hunks
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50 Years in 50 Weeks; 2013's Heroic Hunks

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | Jan 27
This week, we're showcasing two admirable men in very different community subcultures, because we can. Filmmaker James Broughton and leatherman Andy Cross were featured in our June 13, 2013 issue, and both share a connection to gay erotic liberation.

'Pam & Tommy' Recaps Sex Tape Drama Through a #MeToo Lens

'Pam & Tommy' Recaps Sex Tape Drama Through a #MeToo Lens

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Jan 27
Lily James plays Pamela Anderson and Sebastian Stan plays Tommy Lee in the new Hulu series "Pam & Tammy."

Beijing-Bound Ice Dancer Lewis Gibson Opens Up about Being a Gay Olympian

Beijing-Bound Ice Dancer Lewis Gibson Opens Up about Being a Gay Olympian

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27
Scottish ice dancer Lewis Gibson talked about coming out, being married, and representing Great Britain at next month's Olympics.

Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo Lead iHeartRadio Nominations

Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo Lead iHeartRadio Nominations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Jan 27
It's been a peach of a past year for Justin Bieber, who leads the iHeartRadio Music Awards with nine nominations thanks to his two major collaborative hits of 2021, "Peaches" with Daniel Caesar and Giveon, and "Stay" with The Kid LAROI.

Lea DeLaria Puts It Out There — She Is Not Che Diaz

Lea DeLaria Puts It Out There — She Is Not Che Diaz

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 27
Lea DeLaria made it clear on social media: she is not Che Diaz, the non-binary character played by Sara Ramirez on "And Just Like That."

Watch: Kacey Musgraves Serenades Gay Bar Crowd

Watch: Kacey Musgraves Serenades Gay Bar Crowd

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27
Country star Kacey Musgraves serenaded the crowd at Philadelphia gay bar Tavern on Camac with a cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" that was caught on video.

Watch: 'Drag Race' Judges Carson Kressley, Todrick Hall and More Join 'Celebrity Big Brother'

Watch: 'Drag Race' Judges Carson Kressley, Todrick Hall and More Join 'Celebrity Big Brother'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 27
Host Julie Chen Moonves took to social media Wednesday evening to announce the cast of the third installment of CBS's celebrity edition of its long-running reality show "Big Brother."

Fine Levied for Anti-LGBTQ+ Slurs Hurled at Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo

Fine Levied for Anti-LGBTQ+ Slurs Hurled at Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27
Australian soccer team Melbourne Victory have been fined $5,000 for homophobic slurs hurled from the stands at Josh Cavallo, who plays with Adelaide United.

Hospital Patient Without COVID Shot Denied Heart Transplant

Hospital Patient Without COVID Shot Denied Heart Transplant

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Philip Marcelo, Rodrique Ngowi | Jan 27
A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

South Dakota House Committee Approves Trans Athlete Ban

South Dakota House Committee Approves Trans Athlete Ban

NEWS | By Stephen Groves | Jan 27
A South Dakota House committee on Wednesday approved a proposal from Republican Gov. Kristi Noem to ban transgender women and girls from competing in school sports leagues that match their gender identity.

Moderna Begins Testing Omicron-Matched COVID Shots in Adults

Moderna Begins Testing Omicron-Matched COVID Shots in Adults

Moderna has begun testing an omicron-specific COVID-19 booster in healthy adults.


News

Democrats Eye Supreme Court Pick to Revive 2022 Prospects

Democrats Eye Supreme Court Pick to Revive 2022 Prospects

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Jan 27
Democrats stung by a series of election year failures to deliver legislative wins for their most loyal voters hope they'll be buoyed by the prospect that President Joe Biden will name the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.


Entertainment

Making a Pointe: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Returns to Zellerbach Hall
San Francisco, CA

Making a Pointe: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Returns to Zellerbach Hall

THEATRE | By Philip Mayard | Jan 25
Dancer Joshua Thake's life journey has brought him from rural Massachusetts to some of the world's most revered stages as a member of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the celebrated all-male drag ballet troupe.

'Jeopardy!' Champ Amy Schneider Opens a New Chapter for Show

'Jeopardy!' Champ Amy Schneider Opens a New Chapter for Show

TELEVISION | By Lynn Elber | Jan 26
One word made all the difference Wednesday on "Jeopardy!" Champion Amy Schneider's dazzling streak on the quiz show is over, snapped by a Chicago librarian after 40 consecutive wins and nearly $1.4 million in prize money.


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

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

AUTO NEWS | Jan 26
Luxury automaker Bentley said Wednesday it is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing to accelerate its electric vehicle development plan, joining other auto brands shifting away from gasoline engines.


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.