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'I Am Woman' Singer Helen Reddy Dies At 78 in Los Angeles

'I Am Woman' Singer Helen Reddy Dies At 78 in Los Angeles

NEWS | Sep 29

Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her feminist anthem "I Am Woman" and recorded a string of other hits, has died. She was 78.

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.

Entertainment

'Angels in America' Virtual Performance Streams Oct. 8

'Angels in America' Virtual Performance Streams Oct. 8

ENTERTAINMENT | 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

BUSINESS | 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

FINANCE | 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

CARS | 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

Out 'Project Runway' Star Jack Mackenroth Offers Trump Ironic Letter of Thanks

Out 'Project Runway' Star Jack Mackenroth Offers Trump Ironic Letter of Thanks

STYLE | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 29

Jack Mackenroth, a "Project Runway" alum who is currently at OnlyFans, offered President Donald Trump a heartfelt letter of thanks - an ironic no-thank-you letter of thanks, that is.

Health/Fitness

Coralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

Coralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

HEALTH/FITNESS | 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

TRAVEL | 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.