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Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21, 2021

A gay Wisconsin man who said President Biden gave him the courage to come out will manage the President's social media accounts.

Move Over 'YMCA' — 22-Year Old Alt-Rock Hit Is Biden Family Anthem

Move Over 'YMCA' — 22-Year Old Alt-Rock Hit Is Biden Family Anthem

Jan 21, 2021

One of the Inauguration surprises on Wednesday was the appearance of The New Radicals, the 1990s alt-rock group who flashed on the scene with the song "You Get What You Give," then disbanded.

Heart's Ann Wilson Releases New Single on Friday

Heart's Ann Wilson Releases New Single on Friday

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21, 2021

Ann Wilson, lead singer of the legendary Seattle rock band Heart, releases a new single on Friday.

Antony Blinken, Secretary of State Nominee, Vows to Protect LGBTQ Rights

Antony Blinken, Secretary of State Nominee, Vows to Protect LGBTQ Rights

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21, 2021

Antony Blinken, President Biden's pick for Secretary of State, said on Tuesday he would immediately appoint an LGBTQI, allow U.S. embassies to fly the Pride flag, and make a formal repudiation of the "Commission on Unalienable Rights."

FBI Raids Apartment of Far-Right Gay Trump Supporter

FBI Raids Apartment of Far-Right Gay Trump Supporter

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21, 2021

The apartment of the "Adorable Deplorable" — far-right gay hairstylist and Trump supporter Kristopher Dreww — was raided and searched by the FBI on Monday

MAGA Insurrectionist Identified by Daughter Fired by UMass Hospital

MAGA Insurrectionist Identified by Daughter Fired by UMass Hospital

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21, 2021

Therese Duke, a far-right Trump supporter who took part in the January 6 insurrection, has been fired from her position at UMass Hospital.

'Tiger King' Star Joe Exotic Says He Didn't Get Trump Pardon Because He's 'Too Gay'

'Tiger King' Star Joe Exotic Says He Didn't Get Trump Pardon Because He's 'Too Gay'

Jan 21, 2021

"Tiger King" star Joe Maldonado-Passage (a.k.a Joe Exotic) is reacting to news that he did not get a pardon from Donald Trump on his last day as the 45th president of the United States.

Biden's COVID Challenge: 100 Million Vaccinations in the First 100 Days. It Won't Be Easy.

Biden's COVID Challenge: 100 Million Vaccinations in the First 100 Days. It Won't Be Easy.

By Victoria Knight, PolitiFact | Jan 20, 2021

Sluggish vaccine distribution has been attributed to a lack of communication between federal and local departments, not enough funding for large-scale efforts, and confusing federal guidance, but the same problems could plague the Biden administration.

Two Organizers of Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade Arrested for Participating in Capitol Riot

Two Organizers of Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade Arrested for Participating in Capitol Riot

Jan 20, 2021

Two members of the group behind Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade were arrested for participating in the Capitol insurrection.

Watch: With Passion and Fashion, Lady Gaga Delivers Powerful Anthem

Watch: With Passion and Fashion, Lady Gaga Delivers Powerful Anthem

By Jocelyn Noveck | Jan 20, 2021

A full-throated, supremely confident Lady Gaga belted out the national anthem Wednesday in a very Gaga way — with flamboyance, fashion and passion.

Watch: Gay Penguins Hatch, Care for Chick at Indianapolis Zoo

Watch: Gay Penguins Hatch, Care for Chick at Indianapolis Zoo

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20, 2021

The Indianapolis Zoo announced that their community of Gentoo penguins has added two new arrivals — including a newly-hatched chick with two fathers.

No-Go for Joe Exotic: Trump Pardon List Omits 'Tiger King'

No-Go for Joe Exotic: Trump Pardon List Omits 'Tiger King'

Jan 20, 2021

One name missing in President Donald Trump's flurry of pardons is "Tiger King" Joe Exotic.

File Details Investigation into John Mulaney 'SNL' Monologue

File Details Investigation into John Mulaney 'SNL' Monologue

By James Laporta | Jan 20, 2021

The U.S. Secret Service opened an investigation into comedian John Mulaney over jokes believed to be made about President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live" last year, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.

Hollywood Returns: Gaga, J. Lo Headline Biden Inauguration

Hollywood Returns: Gaga, J. Lo Headline Biden Inauguration

By Jocelyn Noveck | Jan 20, 2021

Gaga. J. Lo. Hanks. Legend. Miranda. Bruuuuuce.

On Day One, Biden to Undo Trump Policies on Climate, Virus

On Day One, Biden to Undo Trump Policies on Climate, Virus

By Zeke Miller | Jan 20, 2021

In his first hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump's policy legacy.

'Shameful': US Virus Deaths Top 400K as Trump Leaves Office

'Shameful': US Virus Deaths Top 400K as Trump Leaves Office

By Adam Geller, Janie Har | Jan 19, 2021

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus "totally under control."

Oklahoma Judge Orders 'Tiger King' Zoo to Turn Over Big Cats

Oklahoma Judge Orders 'Tiger King' Zoo to Turn Over Big Cats

Jan 19, 2021

A federal judge in Oklahoma has ordered the new owners of an Oklahoma zoo featured in Netflix's "Tiger King" documentary to turn over all the lion and tiger cubs in their possession, along with the animals' mothers, to the federal government.

Virginia Bill Would End Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders

Virginia Bill Would End Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders

By Denise Lavoie | Jan 19, 2021

Two Virginia Democratic lawmakers are spearheading a push to repeal a decades-old law that allows the state to hold certain sex offenders at psychiatric facilities indefinitely after their criminal sentences if they are deemed "sexually violent predators"

McConnell Said Trump 'Fed Lies' to Mob About Biden Election

McConnell Said Trump 'Fed Lies' to Mob About Biden Election

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Jan 19, 2021

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday saying the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was "fed lies" by the president and others in the deadly riot to overturn Democrat Joe Biden election.

Watch: Bronx Married Couple Told to Leave Restaurant by Anti-LGBTQ Worker

Watch: Bronx Married Couple Told to Leave Restaurant by Anti-LGBTQ Worker

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19, 2021

A married couple say they were told to leave a local eatery because a worker didn't like the fact that they were gay. The men vowed not to return as customers, but they did have a rally just outside a couple of days later.

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