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Petition Created to Keep Colton Underwood from Monetize his Coming Out Experience

Petition Created to Keep Colton Underwood from Monetize his Coming Out Experience

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 18

A backlash against Colton Underwood is swelling with the announcement of an upcoming reality show about his coming out.

Treatment Ban Creates Uncertainty for Trans Youth, Families

Treatment Ban Creates Uncertainty for Trans Youth, Families

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo and David Crary | Apr 18

Before he began receiving hormone therapy eight months ago, Dylan Brandt felt insecure and out of place. Then the 15-year-old transgender boy started taking testosterone in August.

Wunderkind Ex-Mayor to Face Jurors in Fraud, Bribery Case

Wunderkind Ex-Mayor to Face Jurors in Fraud, Bribery Case

NEWS | By Alanna Durkin Richer | Apr 18

After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up. Prosecutors say in reality he was a fraud and a thief.

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson and Francois Mori | Apr 18

The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.

ACM Awards to Feature (Most of) Country Music's Top Stars

ACM Awards to Feature (Most of) Country Music's Top Stars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 18

Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards will feature some of the genre's biggest stars, though chart-toppers like Morgan Wallen and Luke Bryan won't be in the building.

GOP White House Hopefuls Move Forward as Trump Considers Run

GOP White House Hopefuls Move Forward as Trump Considers Run

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Apr 18

Less than three months after former President Donald Trump left the White House, the race to succeed him is already beginning.

I've Recovered From COVID, Why Do I Still Have to Mask Up?

I've Recovered From COVID, Why Do I Still Have to Mask Up?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Apr 18

The need for masks continues to be a contentious issue. As the federal government doubles down on their importance, some states have thrown caution — and face coverings — to the wind.

Lance Bass Calls Out Colton Underwood for Monetizing His Coming Out

Lance Bass Calls Out Colton Underwood for Monetizing His Coming Out

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 17

Lance Bass isn't having the Colton Underwood "Kumbaya" Moment.

Harry, William Seen Chatting Together After Royal Funeral

Harry, William Seen Chatting Together After Royal Funeral

NEWS | By Sylvia Hui | Apr 17

A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside as they said farewell to their grandfather at his funeral on Saturday.

Colton Underwood Update: Ex Cassie Randolph Responds, While Informed NFL Colleague Asked Him, 'Why Are You The Bachelor?'

Colton Underwood Update: Ex Cassie Randolph Responds, While Informed NFL Colleague Asked Him, 'Why Are You The Bachelor?'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 17

Cassie Randolph made her first response to her ex-boyfriend Colton Underwood's coming out, while a NFL colleague says he knew of Underwood's coming out a week before his "Good Morning America" interview.

News

Scott Rudin will 'Step Back' after Allegations of Bullying

Scott Rudin will 'Step Back' after Allegations of Bullying

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Apr 17

Amid mounting anger over allegations of bullying, out Broadway and Hollywood producer Scott Rudin broke his silence Saturday, saying he is "profoundly sorry" and will step back from his theater work.

Business

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

BUSINESS | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 15

Mickey's high-waisted red shorts and Minnie's polka-dot flared skirt with a sensible yellow heel won't be changing any time soon, but for Disney Park "cast members" (aka employees), new policies indicate that times are changing.

Technology

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

TECHNOLOGY | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15

Hackers cracked a database belonging to gay hookup app Manhunt, and stole the information of more than a half million users, including "usernames, email addresses and passwords," the company confirmed.

Finance

Are Crypto Rewards Credit Cards A Good Idea?

Are Crypto Rewards Credit Cards A Good Idea?

FINANCE | By Toni Perkins-Southam | Apr 16

Crypto rewards credit cards are the newest incentive-style payment option meant to reward users via the ability to earn cryptocurrencies. But how do they work and are they right for you?

Cars

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

CARS | By Rex Tokeshi-Torres of Edmunds | Apr 17

How can you evaluate new gadgets in the typical 15- to 20-minute test drive if you don't quite know what they do or what to look for?

Travel

Natural Wonders: The Best National Parks for LGBTQ Travelers

Natural Wonders: The Best National Parks for LGBTQ Travelers

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 15

National Park Week is a chance to celebrate more than 84 million acres of land that span the country and U.S. territories — and with a bit of digging, reveal our park system's LGBTQ legacy.