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Expelled from 'Love Island,' Noah Purvis Breaks Silence with Instagram Posts

Expelled from 'Love Island,' Noah Purvis Breaks Silence with Instagram Posts

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 29
After being silent for a few days for being booted off the CBS reality show "Love Island," Noah Purvis shared a number of Instagram posts.

Slightly Used News :: September 29, 2020

Slightly Used News :: September 29, 2020

NEWS | Sep 29
Handmaids in the Supreme Court, YMCA, Presidential Debates, Noah Purvis, and Fran the Bi-Weather Girl takes a turn. It's this week's Slightly Used News!

Japan Airlines Retires Gender-Specific Language in On-Board Announcements

Japan Airlines Retires Gender-Specific Language in On-Board Announcements

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 29
In a step toward greater inclusivity, Japan Airlines has announced that it will cease the use of "ladies and gentlemen" during in-flight announcements.

Eddie Redmayne Condemns Online 'Vitriol' Directed at J.K. Rowling

Eddie Redmayne Condemns Online 'Vitriol' Directed at J.K. Rowling

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 29
Eddie Redmayne has spoken out against the online "vitriol" directed at J.K. Rowling, the result of her transphobic social media comments.

Biden releases 2019 Tax Returns Before 1st Debate with Trump

Biden releases 2019 Tax Returns Before 1st Debate with Trump

NEWS | By Stephen Braun | Sep 29
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden paid nearly $288,000 in federal income taxes last year, according to returns he released just hours before his Tuesday night debate with President Donald Trump.

Bronx Man Charged With Hacking Grindr Date to Death

Bronx Man Charged With Hacking Grindr Date to Death

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 29
A Bronx man is accused of hacking a man he met on Grindr with a machete.

Is Hugh Jackman Gay? His Wife Rolls Her Eyes When Asked Question

Is Hugh Jackman Gay? His Wife Rolls Her Eyes When Asked Question

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 29
Hugh Jackman has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness for 24 years and she is sick of answering the question if her husband is gay.

'Moonlight' Filmmaker Barry Jenkins to Direct 'Lion King' Sequel

'Moonlight' Filmmaker Barry Jenkins to Direct 'Lion King' Sequel

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 29
The Walt Disney Co. will make a sequel to the 2019 live-action "The Lion King," with Barry Jenkins, the director of the Oscar-winning "Moonlight" and the James Baldwin adaptation "If Beale Street Could Talk," set to direct.

Watch: On Fox News, Eric Trump Says LGBTQ People Support President: 'I'm Part of that Community'

Watch: On Fox News, Eric Trump Says LGBTQ People Support President: 'I'm Part of that Community'

NEWS | Sep 29
Eric Trump claimed LGBT people are turning out to support his father, President Donald Trump, before declaring himself part of the community.

'Angels in America' Virtual Performance Streams Oct. 8

'Angels in America' Virtual Performance Streams Oct. 8

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | Sep 29
Seven pivotal scenes from the epic Tony and Pulitzer-winning two-part AIDS drama 'Angels in America' will stream online on October 8 as a benefit for amfAR's Fund to Fight Covid-19. Much more than a Zoom reading, look for some unusual changes.


Business

Gay Couple Among 40K Airline Workers Bracing for Mass Layoffs

Gay Couple Among 40K Airline Workers Bracing for Mass Layoffs

By Tom Krisher, Cathy Bussewitz | Sep 29
In a few days, Jordy Comeaux will be among roughly 40,000 airline workers whose jobs are likely to evaporate in an industry decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.


Finance

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

HEALTH | By Julie Rovner | Sep 22
"He doesn't want to crush the virus. He wants to crush the Affordable Care Act," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of President Trump. Will his wish come true with a shift in the Supreme Court?


Cars

Bavarian Leader Backs California-Style Deadline for Gas Cars

Bavarian Leader Backs California-Style Deadline for Gas Cars

AUTO NEWS | Sep 29
The governor of Bavaria, the state that's home to German automakers BMW and Audi, has backed a deadline for phasing out gasoline-powered vehicles akin to the 2035 date proposed by California.


Style

Nearly Half of Americans Have Become At-Home Baristas During Quarantine

Nearly Half of Americans Have Become At-Home Baristas During Quarantine

FOOD/DRINK | Sep 29
A survey of 2,000 coffee drinkers revealed 49% of respondents have become at-home baristas during quarantine, using their time inside to develop their coffee-making skills.


Health/Fitness

Coralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

Coralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

HEALTH | By Aneri Pattani | Sep 29
"If you believe 22% is herd immunity, I believe you're alone in that," Dr. Anthony Fauci recently told a senator. All this talk got us thinking: What exactly does it mean and can it be used to combat COVID-19?


Travel

LGBTQ Leaf Peeping: 5 Destinations to Take in Fall

LGBTQ Leaf Peeping: 5 Destinations to Take in Fall

By Merryn Johns | Sep 28
Grab your weekender bag and get out of town. The leaves are turning, and there's a small window of time to take in Mother Nature's annual fashion makeover.