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'Call Me' Goes from Page to Screen

'Call Me' Goes from Page to Screen

ARTS & CULTURE | By Brian Bromberger | Dec 17
The B.A.R. interviewed"Call Me By Your Name" author Andre Aciman by email.

Sudden Power Outage Brings Atlanta Airport to a Standstill

Sudden Power Outage Brings Atlanta Airport to a Standstill

NEWS | By Jonathan Landrum, Jr. | Dec 17
A sudden power outage brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding scores of flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush.

President of Ghana: Legalisation of Homosexuality 'Bound to Happen'

President of Ghana: Legalisation of Homosexuality 'Bound to Happen'

NEWS | By Tucker Berardi | Dec 17
In certain terms, Ghana's president Nana Akufo-Addo said that while same-sex marriage is not on the country's agenda as of yet, the issue is sure to be addressed in the near future.

NJ Lesbian Sheriff Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Her Department

NJ Lesbian Sheriff Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Her Department

NEWS | By Ryan Lynch | Dec 17
A New Jersey police officer is filing a discrimination lawsuit which alleges her supervisors created a hostile work environment for her.

Five Steps for Keeping the Peace at the Holiday Dinner Table

Five Steps for Keeping the Peace at the Holiday Dinner Table

ENTERTAINMENT | By Justin Lavelle | Dec 17
It's all fun and games until someone loses their temper and what started as a festive gathering could end in tears, notably yours, unless you're prepared!

 The Rise and Fall of the GLBT Newspaper Florida Agenda

The Rise and Fall of the GLBT Newspaper Florida Agenda

NEWS | By Norm Kent | Dec 17
Bobby Blair had a dream: He wanted to take a small paper and transform it into a worldwide LGBT phenomenon. He tried. He crashed. He burned. And took a lot of people down with him in the process.

BARchive :: How the Holidays Kept Hope Alive in the Midst of AIDS

BARchive :: How the Holidays Kept Hope Alive in the Midst of AIDS

BARTAB | By Michael Flanagan | Dec 17
The roots of our holiday traditions in the gay community run deep. It should come as no surprise that when the darkest days of the AIDS crisis hit, we responded in the spirit of the season.

Jinkx Monsoon's Perfect Christmas Party

Jinkx Monsoon's Perfect Christmas Party

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 17
"RuPaul's Drag Race" winner Jinkx Monsoon passes on tips for a fabulous festive season, including party advice: "Let everyone else get drunk first, then they won't remember how drunk you got."

Mental Health Problems Persist After Sandy Hook

Mental Health Problems Persist After Sandy Hook

Five years after the Sandy Hook massacre, efforts to improve mental health care for young people have had mixed results. Many reforms included in key piece of federal legislation remain unfunded.

Homo for the Holidays

Homo for the Holidays

ENTERTAINMENT | By Dr. Greg Cason | Dec 17
In my training of over 50 mental health organizations, the factor that lead to the most significant change was not the presentation, but the words from the organization's leader.


News

Trans Lawmaker Danica Roem Wows SF LGBT Crowd

Trans Lawmaker Danica Roem Wows SF LGBT Crowd

NEWS | By Cynthia Laird | Dec 17
Danica Roem, the transgender woman who made history last month when she defeated an anti-LGBT state lawmaker in her race for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, received an exuberant welcome.


Entertainment

 Review :: Twelfth Night
New York City, NY

Review :: Twelfth Night

THEATRE | By Jonathan Leaf | Dec 14
This "Twelfth Night" is a very fine show. It's also a fine Christmas show. If you love Shakespeare, you should go see it. If you love Christmas, you should see it.

Broderick Ready to Tell 'A Christmas Story'

Broderick Ready to Tell 'A Christmas Story'

TELEVISION | Dec 17
Actor Matthew Broderick prepares for Sunday's live telecast of musical adaptation of "A Christmas Story" in the U.S.


Business

Decade Since Recession: Thriving Cities Leave Others Behind

Decade Since Recession: Thriving Cities Leave Others Behind

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Dec 17
The rebound has been uneven. It's failed to narrow the country's deep regional economic disparities and in fact has worsened them, according to data analyzed exclusively for The Associated Press.


Technology

Alexa, Can I Do My Holiday Shopping Through You?

Alexa, Can I Do My Holiday Shopping Through You?

PERSONAL TECH | By Joseph Pisani | Dec 17
It was a few weeks before Christmas and time to put my voice assistant to the test: Could I just shout out the gifts I needed to buy without having to get on a smartphone or computer?


Finance

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

REAL ESTATE | Dec 7
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of the American population, and the struggle for resources and housing can sometimes be difficult.


Cars

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones and Ronald Montoya | Dec 15
Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year. But this December might be one for the record books.


Style

Outdoor Holiday Decorating Tips

Outdoor Holiday Decorating Tips

HOME | By Rhianna Miller | Dec 17
Rhianna Miller, home and garden design expert for RubberMulch shows you exactly how to get that polished outdoor holiday decorating down with easy-to-create ideas that don't take a lot of time or money.


Health/Fitness

Holiday TrainFest and Toy Drive at LA Union Station

Holiday TrainFest and Toy Drive at LA Union Station

FAMILY | Dec 16
The public is invited to share holiday cheer at free event on December 16 supporting Toys for Tots, featuring historic steam locomotive, rail car display, and visit from Santa Claus.


Travel

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 15
More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month.


Nightlife

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 14
Valanni held their annual Toys for Tots event that was super-sized to include Bravo's Teresa Giudice from the RHONJ and friends from PhiladelphiaStyle! The host and Emcee was Brittany Lynn and featured Iris Spectre, Aloe Vera and Lady Geisha.