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

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

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 21

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.

Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder and Manslaughter in Floyd Case

Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder and Manslaughter in Floyd Case

NEWS | By Amy Forliti, Stephen Groves and Tammy Webber | Apr 20

Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that touched off worldwide protests.

The Shock and Reality of Catching Covid After Being Vaccinated

The Shock and Reality of Catching Covid After Being Vaccinated

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Steven Findlay | Apr 20

As more Americans every day are inoculated, a tiny but growing number are contending with the disturbing experience of getting covid despite having had one shot, or even two.

'Mean Girls' Star Jonathan Bennett Recalls Gay Bias 'Sucker Punch' While Planning Wedding

'Mean Girls' Star Jonathan Bennett Recalls Gay Bias 'Sucker Punch' While Planning Wedding

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 20

Jonathan Bennett, who stars in the new comedy "Take Me to Tarzana," recently said he believes he and his fiancé were turned away from marrying at a Mexican resort because they are gay.

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Star Olly Alexander Wants This Gay Role Next

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Star Olly Alexander Wants This Gay Role Next

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 20

The Years & Years frontman has his next role figured out, but hopes it will be a gay superhero.

Where's Colton? Ex-Bachelor & Gay Pal Gus Kenworthy Seen at Denver Club

Where's Colton? Ex-Bachelor & Gay Pal Gus Kenworthy Seen at Denver Club

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20

Colton Underwood was spotted in a Denver club on Sunday with gay pal Gus Kenworthy.

Watch: Spanish Water Polo Star Víctor Gutiérrez Pushes Back After Being Called Gay Slur at Match

Watch: Spanish Water Polo Star Víctor Gutiérrez Pushes Back After Being Called Gay Slur at Match

NEWS | Apr 20

Spanish water polo star Víctor Gutiérrez has said enough to homophobic insults after being called one by an opponent this past weekend.

Scott Rudin Says He Will 'Step Back' from Film Projects Also

Scott Rudin Says He Will 'Step Back' from Film Projects Also

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20

Scott Rudin says he's "stepping back" from film and streaming projects, along with his Broadway productions, as the fallout continued for one of the entertainment industry's most powerful and prolific producers following renewed accusations of bullying.

Ted Nugent, Who Once Dismissed COVID-19, Sickened by Virus

Ted Nugent, Who Once Dismissed COVID-19, Sickened by Virus

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20

Rocker Ted Nugent is revealing he was in agony after testing positive for coronavirus — months after he said the virus was "not a real pandemic."

Watch: Volunteers Flock in Force to Paint Australian Man's House in Rainbow Colors after Homophobic Death Threats

Watch: Volunteers Flock in Force to Paint Australian Man's House in Rainbow Colors after Homophobic Death Threats

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20

Volunteers came from far and near to help a gay Australian man paint his house in the colors of the rainbow - inside and out - after local homophobes made death threats against him.

News

Watch: Namibian Court Rejects Same-Sex Couple's Plea to Bring Their Daughters Home

Watch: Namibian Court Rejects Same-Sex Couple's Plea to Bring Their Daughters Home

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20

A Namibian court turned away an appeal from a gay father who is stranded in South Africa with his five-week-old twin daughters. Namibia has said it will refuse to issue documents to the infants without "genetic proof."

Business

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 20

Restaurants and delivery companies remain uneasy partners, haggling over fees and struggling to make the service profitable for themselves and each other.

Finance

How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?

How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?

FINANCE | By Elen Chang | Apr 19

In almost all cases, you can shred or throw away any documents such as W-2s, 1099s or other forms or receipts three years after you file your tax return.

Cars

New SUV Models Star at China Auto Show Under Virus Controls

New SUV Models Star at China Auto Show Under Virus Controls

CARS | Apr 20

Volkswagen, Ford and Chinese brands unveiled new SUVs for China on Monday at the Shanghai auto show, the industry's biggest marketing event in a year overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Style

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.

Health/Fitness

How Hormone Therapy Affects Blood Pressure Differently in Transgender Men, Women

How Hormone Therapy Affects Blood Pressure Differently in Transgender Men, Women

HEALTH/FITNESS | By American Heart Association | Apr 20

Gender-affirming hormone therapy, which uses hormones to align an individual's physical characteristics with their gender identity, has been linked to blood pressure changes in transgender men and women, new research finds.

Travel

Prime Minister Hopes to Make Albania a 'Tourism Champion'

Prime Minister Hopes to Make Albania a 'Tourism Champion'

TRAVEL | By Llazar Semini | Apr 21

Albania's prime minister hopes to win reelection this weekend so he can work on making one of Europe's poorest countries a "champion of tourism."