Month: February 2021

Representative Bella Abzug, whose federal gay rights bill led to the Equality Act (Getty) Republicans have been standing in the way of the Equality Act for so long that many of the bill’s original sponsors aren’t around to see its passage. LGBT+ advocates celebrated yesterday (25 February) as the sweeping equality legislation passed through the
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Sony Pictures Classics is set to release awards contender The Father in select New York and Los Angeles theaters today before expanding nationwide March 12 before landing on PVOD on March 26. That’s quite a theater-to-digital journey for the Florian Zeller-directed drama starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman. The film, which premiered at Sundance in 2020,
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A new song from late rapper Pop Smoke has been released. “AP” appears in Eddie Huang’s directorial debut BOOGIE, which stars Pop in his first acting role. Listen to “AP” below, and scroll down to check out the film poster. Eddie Huang shared a trailer for BOOGIE last month. The film finds Pop playing Monk,
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Though many parts of the Lone Star State are still without consistent power or safe water, other parts of Texas are finally seeing a sense of normalcy return after a climate crisis. Following a devastating snow storm and cold temperatures, people throughout the state lost electricity and potable water, exposing them to long periods of
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In Billie Eilish’s new documentary, the singer was totally caught off-guard when she met Orlando Bloom at Coachella — and had to ask her brother who he was afterward! While performing at Coachella in 2019, Billie Eilish got the chance to meet Katy Perry backstage. The moment was documented in Billie’s new documentary, Billie Eilish: The World’s A
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At 3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, hundreds of Washington Post employees logged on to a video call for a pandemic-safe virtual farewell to Marty Baron, whose last day as executive editor is Sunday, February 28. Baron, who is retiring at age 66 after eight years at the Post and more than four decades in the
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The US House of Representatives has voted to pass the Equality Act, a landmark civil rights bill prohibiting discrimination against LGBT+ people in all 50 states. The House voted 224-206 on Thursday (25 February) to pass the sweeping legislation, which substantially expands the existing 1964 Civil Rights Act to include specific protections for sexual orientation
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The sight of a royal on Zoom has become almost commonplace in the year since the coronavirus pandemic began, but there was something especially striking about the Queen’s virtual meeting on Thursday with the health officials who are leading vaccination efforts across the United Kingdom. Her Majesty, who received the COVID vaccine last month, opened
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The joint efforts of Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons have not gone unnoticed. The very opposite, in fact—they’re all anyone can talk about. Since the announcement [hyperlink https://www.elle.com/fashion/a31067150/raf-simons-prada-co-creative-director/] of their co-creative director titles in February 2020, right before the COVID-19 led to global lockdowns, the runway has drastically changed. Their debut collection last September came
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