Archives for December 2015

Monthly Archives: December 2015

Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl
Entertainment

Funding Rejected for ‘The Danish Girl’ Seven Years Before Release

Director Tom Hooper fell in love with the script for The Danish Girl. When he first started to talk about it, though, it was considered a difficult film to cast and distribute. That has since changed. ...
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Eric Bourne (right) and his husband Thomas Trube (left)
Entertainment

Ad Age Names Tiffany & Co. Gay Ad One of the Best in 2015

Campbell, Lexus, Wells Fargo, Clean and Clear, Doritos, Nordstrom, Absolut, Equinox, and Macy’s all made the Ad Age list as well. ...
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Photo: U.S. Census Bureau
National

World Population Census Projects 4.3 Births, 1.8 Deaths Every Second in 2016

The combination of births, deaths and net international migration increases the U.S. population by one person every 17 seconds. ...
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Health

New Report Says ‘Kinky People Are Mentally and Emotionally Healthy’

Researchers surveyed over 800 "kinky" people recruited by the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and found they were mentally and emotionally healthy. ...
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Entertainment

Dustin Lance Black, Gus Van Sant to Produce Gay Rights Miniseries for ABC

Milk director Dustin Lance Black is teaming up with Gus Van Sant to produce and direct the ABC gay-rights miniseries We Will Rise. ...
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Politics

Study: Clinton Most Admired Woman for Record 20th Time

Americans again name Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama the woman and man living anywhere in the world they admire most. ...
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Photo: Toronto District School Board
International

Toronto District School Board Takes Action to Support Trans Students

The Toronto District School Board is the largest and one of the most diverse school boards in Canada. ...
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Travel

Edinburgh Most Expensive European City On New Year’s Eve, Survey Reveals

The survey compared 30 major European destinations based on accommodation costs for December 31, 2015. ...
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Travel

Virgin America and Netflix Team Up to Stream Video at 35,000 Feet

Netflix and Virgin America are joining forces to provide complimentary in–flight WiFi access for the entire Netflix catalog of films and award–winning shows. ...
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National

Dictionary.com Names ‘Identity’ 2015 Word of the Year

Reflecting the rapidly expanding and increasingly fluid nature of conversations about gender and sexuality in particular, the Dictionary.com Word of the Year is identity. ...
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