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Pretty in Pink: Kraft Releases Valentine's Day Mac & Cheese

Pretty in Pink: Kraft Releases Valentine's Day Mac & Cheese

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 27

Is that a warm bowl of Pepto Bismol or a special Valentine's Day meal for your bae? Kraft Foods is throwing caution to the wind this season, releasing a limited-edition Candy Kraft Mac & Cheese.

'It's A Sin' Star: I Became HIV-Positive after My First Sexual Experience

'It's A Sin' Star: I Became HIV-Positive after My First Sexual Experience

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27

Actor and AIDS activist Nathaniel Hall, a star of the '80s-set miniseries "It's A Sin," became positive after his very first sexual relationship. That eventually led to his one-man show and his efforts to combat stigma.

Malaysian Official Says Anti-LGBTQ Laws Aren't Strict Enough

Malaysian Official Says Anti-LGBTQ Laws Aren't Strict Enough

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 27

Putrajaya, a Malaysian city located south of capital Kuala Lumpur, is considering even harsher punishments for LGBTQ people than already-existing law.

Out Director Craig Johnson Teams with 'SNL' Writer for Horror-Comedy Movie

Out Director Craig Johnson Teams with 'SNL' Writer for Horror-Comedy Movie

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27

Out writer-director Craig Johnson ("Alex Strangelove," "The Skeleton Twins") is teaming up with "Saturday Night Live" co-head writer Kent Sublette on a horror-comedy film project.

Palm Springs: A Winter Getaway Like None Other

Palm Springs: A Winter Getaway Like None Other

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 27

Here's a look at why Palm Springs is on the top of our destination list for the coming year and what makes the desert dream the ideal getaway.

Disney Updates Jungle Cruise After Insensitivity Criticism

Disney Updates Jungle Cruise After Insensitivity Criticism

NEWS | Jan 27

Jungle Cruise, one of the original Disney parks' rides, is getting a 21st century remodel in yet the latest update to a legacy theme park ride that has been criticized in years past for being racially insensitive.

With Many Hungry for Content, Sundance Market Heats Up

With Many Hungry for Content, Sundance Market Heats Up

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 27

The 2021 Sundance Film Festival kicks off Thursday and it's shaping up to be a robust market for companies looking for content.

Dwayne Johnson is a Contender in NBC Sitcom 'Young Rock'

Dwayne Johnson is a Contender in NBC Sitcom 'Young Rock'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jan 27

Dwayne Johnson's new NBC comedy "Young Rock" has him campaigning for president in 2032, but the actor and producer sidestepped the possibility of a real-life run someday.

Make it Personal: Our Favorite Customized Valentine's Day Gifts

Make it Personal: Our Favorite Customized Valentine's Day Gifts

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 27

Are you stumped on what to give your better half this Valentine's Day? Make it personal with a unique gift that shows your creativity as well as your love.

Why Even Presidential Pressure Might Not Get More Vaccine to Market Faster

Why Even Presidential Pressure Might Not Get More Vaccine to Market Faster

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Liz Szabo, Sarah Jane Tribble, Jay Hancock | Jan 27

Americans are dying of COVID-19 by the thousands, but efforts to ramp up production of potentially lifesaving vaccines are hitting a brick wall.

News

Homophobic Political Pundit Makes Wild Claims About Trump Election Loss

Homophobic Political Pundit Makes Wild Claims About Trump Election Loss

NEWS | By Brendan Walker | Jan 26

In a video obtained by LGBTQ Nation via Rightwing Watch, anti LGBTQ activist Scott Lively made the bold claim that former President Trump was removed from office by God due to his support of gay men.

Entertainment

Mutual Attraction: Jack Halberstam's 'Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire'

Mutual Attraction: Jack Halberstam's 'Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jim Piechota | Jan 27

Noted radical social thinker and Columbia gender studies professor Jack Halberstam's reputation precedes him, and his new creative exploration of desire reinforces his thought process behind how human sexuality becomes attracted to everything "wild."

Business

Amid COVID-19 Travel Restrictions, United Airlines Launches Travel-Ready Center

Amid COVID-19 Travel Restrictions, United Airlines Launches Travel-Ready Center

BUSINESS | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 26

You may have a mask and hand sanitizer in hand, but if you're planning on traveling any time soon, you'll also have to navigate the maze of pandemic rulesl. United Airlines has launched a digital hub to help customers easily track what may be required.

Technology

Will a 'Vaccine Passport' Be More Valuable Than TSA Pre-Check for Future Travel?

Will a 'Vaccine Passport' Be More Valuable Than TSA Pre-Check for Future Travel?

TECHNOLOGY | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 25

A vaccine passport "could be the golden ticket to rebooting travel," but how long will it take to get the double dose, and what technology is being developed to prove it?

Cars

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

CARS | By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Jan 21

The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.

Style

Let Down Your Hair: New Army Rules for Ponytails, Nail Color

Let Down Your Hair: New Army Rules for Ponytails, Nail Color

STYLE | By Lolita C. Baldor | Jan 26

Female soldiers can let their hair down, and flash a little nail color under new rules being approved by the Army. But male soldiers will still have to shave.

Health/Fitness

Biden to Reopen 'Obamacare' Markets for COVID-19 Relief

Biden to Reopen 'Obamacare' Markets for COVID-19 Relief

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 27

Fulfilling a campaign promise, President Joe Biden plans to reopen the HealthCare.gov insurance markets for a special sign-up opportunity geared to people needing coverage in the coronavirus pandemic.

Travel

'Historic Snow' Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

'Historic Snow' Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

TRAVEL | By Josh Funk | Jan 26

A major winter storm blanketed parts of the middle of the country with snow that was forecast into late Tuesday in some areas, disrupting traffic and closing some coronavirus testing sites.

Nightlife

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

NIGHTLIFE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 23

The owner of West Hollywood gay bar Faultline has confirmed an earlier report that the establishment has closed down its longtime location. The bar will hopefully reopen elsewhere in the future.