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Long Before the Club Q Shooting, Colorado Springs Held a Dark Place in LGBTQ History

Long before the Nov. 19 shooting at an LGBTQ+ bar in Colorado Springs that killed five and injured at least 18, the city had a history as a flashpoint in American queer life. Located in the traditionally red El Paso County—home to three out of five military commands in the county, and a region former

The Inspiring True Story Behind Netflix’s The Swimmers

Film producers were lining up in 2016 to secure rights to the life story of professional swimmers Yusra and Sara Mardini, but the sisters turned down multiple offers. The siblings were known for their remarkable story of survival and heroism, but after fleeing Syria’s ongoing civil war just one year earlier, they weren’t yet ready

Energy bill help to cost billions more from January

Image source, Getty ImagesBy Daniel ThomasBusiness reporter, BBC NewsThe government will have to pay billions of pounds more to support households with their energy bills from January, after the regulator increased its energy price cap.But it will not affect households as the government is limiting their bills. Under the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG), the typical

University strikes: Why staff across the UK are striking

Image source, BBC/ Hazel ShearingBy Vanessa Clarke & Larissa TairoBBC NewsStaff at 150 universities across the UK are taking part in a series of strikes.The action is being taken over pay, working conditions and pension cuts. When are university staff striking?They will be walking out on three days: 24, 25 and 30 November. Staff in

Cost of living: The restaurants shrinking their menus to survive

Image caption, Restaurant manager Claire Riddleston had no choice but to cut her menus.By Noor NanjiBusiness reporter, BBC News"We've had to slash our menu just to survive," says Claire Riddleston, manager of the Green Room restaurant in Colchester.Pies and burgers have faced the chop, as the firm struggles with staff shortages and food prices.UK Hospitality

Why are so many workers going on strike?

Image source, GettyTens of thousands of workers have downed tools this year to request pay deals that keep up with the rising cost of living.The public is having to deal with disruption from train and postal strikes, as well as closed schools, overflowing bins and gridlock in the courts. There could be further strikes through

Scottish schools shut as teachers strike over pay

Image source, PA MediaThousands of teachers have joined rallies in Scottish cities as part of the country's first national schools strike in over a decade. It has led to the closure of nearly every primary and secondary school in the country, and many council nurseries. A revised pay offer put to unions on Tuesday was

Scarlett Johansson’s Best Quotes About Motherhood Over the Years

Proud mama! Ever since she welcomed her daughter in 2014, Scarlett Johansson has been honest about her journey as a mother and the obstacles that come with it. Johansson and Romain Dauriac started dating in 2012 and later got engaged in September 2013. The couple welcomed their daughter, Rose, the following year before tying the

All Bundled Up! Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s Daughter’s Cutest Pics

Making memories with Malti! Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas have given glimpses at life with their daughter since her arrival. The couple, who tied the knot in 2018, announced Malti’s birth via Instagram in January 2022. “We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate,” the pair wrote in a

‘Pitch Perfect’ Cast’s Dating Histories: Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, More

The Barden Bellas’ real-life romances! While Pitch Perfect fans were all about Anna Kendrick and Skylar Astin’s characters’ in-universe relationship, the cast has had their fair share of dating experience in real life, including one Pitch Perfect marriage. Anna Camp, who portrayed Bellas’ leader Aubrey throughout the three-movie franchise, tied the knot with Astin in

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost’s Relationship Timeline

A happy ending for ScarJost! Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost’s love story is one for the books. The Golden Globe nominee and the Saturday Night Live star were first spotted together in May 2017 at an afterparty celebrating the NBC variety show’s season 42 finale. They continued to be hot and heavy through the summer

What Sex Advice Did Whoopi Goldberg Give Keke Palmer? She Says …

Let’s talk about it, baby! Keke Palmer opened up about the sex advice she received from pal Whoopi Goldberg — and how it helped her find more enjoyment in the bedroom.  “I’ll never forget, I was on The View one time, and they were having a conversation about sex, a real great conversation” the Scream

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