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DeSantis Calls Takeover of Disney Government a 'Success' Despite Worker Exodus, Litigation

DeSantis Calls Takeover of Disney Government a 'Success' Despite Worker Exodus, Litigation

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday called the takeover a success, despite an exodus of workers, ongoing litigation and scandal surrounding one of his appointees.

by Mike Schneider | 8 hours ago

News

Oklahoma Police Say Nonbinary Teen's Death Not Result of Injuries from High School Fight
Oklahoma Police Say Nonbinary Teen's Death Not Result of Injuries from High School Fight

Police in the suburban Tulsa community of Owasso are investigating the death of 16-year-old Nex Benedict, whose family said identified as nonbinary and used...

by Sean Murphy | Feb 22

Georgia GOP Senators Seek to Purge School Libraries, Limit Sex Education
Georgia GOP Senators Seek to Purge School Libraries, Limit Sex Education

Republican senators in Georgia want to cull sexually explicit books from schools, ban sex education for younger students, display the Ten Commandments in...

by Jeff Amy | Feb 22

Culture

Hometown Premiere: With 'Eurydice,' Matthew Aucoin Brings Acclaimed Opera to the Boston Lyric Opera
Hometown Premiere: With 'Eurydice,' Matthew Aucoin Brings Acclaimed Opera to the Boston Lyric Opera

Boston native Matthew Aucoin is a young man on the move; in the case of his revised version of the opera "Eurydice," which comes to the Boston Lyric Opera next...

by Kilian Melloy | Feb 22

Out Singer Omar Apollo Dishes on Album in Progress that's 'Leaning Toward Anger'
Out Singer Omar Apollo Dishes on Album in Progress that's 'Leaning Toward Anger'

Out gay singer-songwriter Omar Apollo says he's working on a new album that's "going really well," even if "the songs are leaning toward anger."

by Kilian Melloy | Feb 22

Pride

Did Tennis Star Taylor Fritz Intentionally Like a Homophobic Post?
Did Tennis Star Taylor Fritz Intentionally Like a Homophobic Post?

Tennis star Taylor Fritz has some explaining to do. The world No. 10-ranked player recently found himself in some hot water with sports fans when he appeared to...

by Emell Adolphus | Feb 20

Stonewall National Museum to Collaborate with Artist Ruth Crowe for National Women's Month Exhibit
Stonewall National Museum to Collaborate with Artist Ruth Crowe for National Women's Month Exhibit

The exhibit, entitled "The Journal Project," is a deeply personal project inspired by Crowe's 72+ journals that she has been writing since 1979.

Feb 18

Media

World Of Chocolate @ Union Station, Chicago :: February 9, 2024
World Of Chocolate @ Union Station, Chicago :: February 9, 2024

World of Chocolate returned to Union Station to fundraise for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Chocolatiers included Steel City Bakery, Blackout Baking Co. and...

by Jerry Nunn | Feb 10

Blue Jacket Fashion Show @ Moonlight Studios NYC :: February 1, 2024
Blue Jacket Fashion Show @ Moonlight Studios NYC :: February 1, 2024

The Blue Jacket Fashion Show was created to lead a national conversation about men's health and prostate cancer awareness with an emphasis on racial disparities...

by Wilsonmodels | Feb 3