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Party Producer Jake Resnicow Wants to Amaze You with a 5-D Experience

Party Producer Jake Resnicow Wants to Amaze You with a 5-D Experience

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Feb 27
Jake Resnicow has transformed LGBTQ nightlife over the past decade with his spectacular events, including a landmark event at last year's NYC Pride. Now he wants you to join him at ZeroSpace monthly for what he calls a 5-D experience.

Watch: Republican State Lawmaker Stands Up to Anti-Gay Comments, Cuts Off Testimony

Watch: Republican State Lawmaker Stands Up to Anti-Gay Comments, Cuts Off Testimony

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 27
A Florida state lawmaker stood up for truth when he cut off a comment being made by a member of the public who attempted to repeat the oft-told lie that gay people are "pedophiles."

Watch: Texas Student Launches Savage Attack on Trans Classmate - and Won't Be Punished by School

Watch: Texas Student Launches Savage Attack on Trans Classmate - and Won't Be Punished by School

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 27
Even as GOP state lawmakers in Texas push a bill that would criminalize medically appropriate treatment for trans children, the trickle-down effects took the form of a brutal beating a trans student suffered at the fists of a classmate.

Coronavirus Global Update: 82,000 Infections, 2,800 Deaths

Coronavirus Global Update: 82,000 Infections, 2,800 Deaths

NEWS | Feb 27
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 82,000 people globally.

Venice Faces New Threat From Virus After Reeling From Floods

Venice Faces New Threat From Virus After Reeling From Floods

NEWS | By Renata Brito, Giada Zampano | Feb 27
Still reeling from the effects of major flooding just a few months ago, Venice faces a new emergency: the threat of a new virus outbreak across Italy that is worrying international visitors worldwide and hitting the economy hard.

Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber, Maren Morris Nab Top ACM Noms

Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber, Maren Morris Nab Top ACM Noms

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Feb 27
Grammy-winning duo Dan + Shay lead the 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations for Dan Smyers and five for Shay Mooney and helped pop star Justin Bieber earn his first-ever ACM noms.

Watch: Taylor Swift Gets in Drag for 'The Man' Music Vid

Watch: Taylor Swift Gets in Drag for 'The Man' Music Vid

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 27
Taylor Swift enlisted a number of drag queens for her music video "You Need to Calm Down" and now she's taking things one step further for her new video for her latest single "The Man."

Virginia Lawmakers Send LGBTQ Protections Bill to Governor

Virginia Lawmakers Send LGBTQ Protections Bill to Governor

NEWS | Feb 27
Virginia lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a comprehensive anti-discrimination bill that advocates said will make the state the first in the South to enact such protections for LGBTQ people.

Idaho Moves Closer to Ban on Transgender Women in Athletics

Idaho Moves Closer to Ban on Transgender Women in Athletics

NEWS | By Keith Ridler | Feb 27
Idaho moved closer Wednesday to banning transgender women from competing in women's sports despite warnings that such a law is unconstitutional and uncertainties about how the NCAA might react.

South Carolina Sued Over its Ban on LBGTQ Sex Ed Discussions

South Carolina Sued Over its Ban on LBGTQ Sex Ed Discussions

NEWS | Feb 27
It is against state law in South Carolina for public school sex education classes to mention anything other than heterosexual relationships, unless the talk involves sexually transmitted diseases. A federal lawsuit now aims to change that.


News

Buttigieg Aides Say Path Beyond March 3 Possible but Tricky

Buttigieg Aides Say Path Beyond March 3 Possible but Tricky

POLITICS | By Thomas Beaumont | Feb 27
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is bracing supporters for a difficult stretch, with the sobering assertion that front-runner Bernie Sanders will likely emerge from next week's Super Tuesday contests well ahead in the race for delegates.


Entertainment

 Review :: Paris Is Burning

Review :: Paris Is Burning

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Feb 27
Restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive in conjunction with Sundance Institute and Outfest UCLA Legacy Project, the landmark documentary "Paris is Burning" has been given new life through The Criterion Collection.


Business

Labor Union Unveils $150M Campaign to Help Defeat Trump

Labor Union Unveils $150M Campaign to Help Defeat Trump

FINANCE | By Steve Peoples | Feb 27
One of the nation's largest labor unions is unveiling plans to invest $150 million in a nationwide campaign to help defeat President Donald Trump.


Technology

New U.S. Coronavirus Case May Be 1st from Unknown Origin

New U.S. Coronavirus Case May Be 1st from Unknown Origin

SCIENCE | By Robert Jablon and Mike Stobbe | Feb 27
A new coronavirus case in California could be the first in the U.S. that has no known connection to travel abroad or another known case, a possible sign the virus is spreading in a U.S. community.


Finance

Democrats Sharpen Health Care Attacks As Primaries Heat Up

Democrats Sharpen Health Care Attacks As Primaries Heat Up

HEALTH | By Emmarie Huetteman, Shefali Luthra, Victoria Knight | Feb 26
The ideal began to get real on Tuesday, as seven of the top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination sparred over the price tag on health care reform and even revealed similarities on issues like marijuana legalization.


Cars

US Agency Stops Autonomous Shuttle Firm from Hauling People

US Agency Stops Autonomous Shuttle Firm from Hauling People

AUTO NEWS | Feb 27
The U.S. government's highway safety agency has ordered an autonomous shuttle company to stop carrying passengers in 16 U.S. cities after a mysterious braking problem occurred in Columbus, Ohio.


Style

Paris Fashion Week: Kenzo, Lanvin and More

Paris Fashion Week: Kenzo, Lanvin and More

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Feb 27
All eyes at Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday were on the debut of Kenzo's new designer, who put guests attending the freezing, winter morning show inside a sweltering greenhouse.


Travel

Looking for a Fire Island Share this Summer? Check Out Share-A-Thon

Looking for a Fire Island Share this Summer? Check Out Share-A-Thon

CULTURE | Feb 26
If you are looking to head there this summer and are looking for a place, check out the Share-A-Thon Monday on March 16, 7-9pm at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (208 W 13th St, New York).


Nightlife

After Tragedies, New Orleans Celebrates End of Carnival

After Tragedies, New Orleans Celebrates End of Carnival

NATIONAL | By Rebecca Santana and Janet Mcconnaughey | Feb 25
Revelers dressed in costumes and reaching for beads thrown from floats will take to the streets when Carnival season reaches its peak, their celebration tinged with grief after two paradegoers were hit and killed by floats in the run-up to Fat Tuesday.