For years, the dominant question for LGBT professionals was whether it was safe to be out at work. Though the battle is far from over – there are still 29 states where we can be fired for being gay and 32 for being transgender- the growing acceptance of gay marriage and the coming out of prominent executives like Apple’s Tim Cook has moved the discourse to the next level. The new question is, how can we best position ourselves for success as out professionals? In my new book Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and...

Miles Teller is about to have way bigger problems than his drum teacher. The new “Fantastic Four” trailer has arrived, and it appears Doctor Doom is on the way. The previous teaser gave us little glimpses of stars Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Kate Mara, but this latest footage takes things up a notch. The video features the heroes getting their abilities but warns: “When you change the world, prepare to defend it.” Also, Teller should probably watch out if he’s rushing or dragging. – This...

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If only Alan Turing was alive today. He would have enjoyed the acclaim of the movie about his life, The Imitation Game, and the great public interest around his role in helping to end WWII, the beginnings of the modern computer and the test for artificial intelligence that bears his name. Turing would have been able to share the thrill, as Stephen Hawking did while still alive, in the making of the movie of his life, The Theory of Everything – a film that dramatically places Hawking in the pantheon of great modern theorists. And...

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Actor Alton “Ben” Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series “Good Times,” has died at the age of 64. The Auclair Funeral Home, which is handling arrangements, said Powers died April 6 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Details were not released. Powers played football player Keith Anderson, the husband of Thelma Evans (Bern Nadette Stanis) in “Good Times.” He also appeared in the 1980s CBS series “Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer” with Stacey...

In a movie year marked by a raft of famous genre franchises, the Marvelverse is set once again to lead the way. What Marvel calls its interlocking “Marvel Cinematic Universe” features the return of the Avengers — opening in the UK on April 23 and rolling out across the world, reaching North America on May 1 — and a quirky new title, Ant-Man, coming on July 17. Avengers: Age of Ultron, which sees the mostly brightly-hued Marvelverse at a fateful crossroads of technology and politics, and other genre pictures will...

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said on Sunday that he didn’t think being gay was a choice but rather the way some people were born. During an appearance on CBS’ “Face The Nation,” Rubio, who launched his 2016 presidential campaign last week, said that he believes the definition of marriage is a union between a man and a woman. The Florida senator also added said that same-sex marriage was not a constitutional right and should be decided by state legislatures, not the courts. Despite his position, Rubio added that he...

Josh Groban and Kelly Clarkson have some of the strongest voices in the music industry, so you can imagine how insane a duet must sound. – This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. ...

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I’ve been reflecting a lot lately on the things that have been going on in our culture. While I generally focus on the positive and try to be an optimistic guy, it’s hard when you see the banter that people throw around in order to purposefully demean someone else. I have luckily grown up very open minded, and I truly believe that there is good in everyone, anyone, from anywhere. It’s not just that I believe it; I live it. I’ve never understood discrimination, and I never will. I’m sure I’ve misspoken...

With “Game of Thrones” deviating so much from the books this season, it’s easy for all fans to feel like they know less than Jon Snow. (And that guy knows nothing.) But now it’s time to turn that around. For anyone who just needs to know more, the “GoT” cast has some behind-the-scenes secrets to keep you informed. From how far that Moon Door drop really is to why fake blood might be a bigger threat to Emilia Clarke than the Sons of the Harpy, here are 12 facts about “Game of Thrones” that...

Whoa, mama! “Glee” actress and mom-to-be Naya Rivera took to the shore in a nude bikini on Saturday. Rivera shared the gorgeous photo, in which she hides her face with a black floppy hat but her blossoming belly is in plain view, with her 1.3 million Instagram followers: Baby moon A photo posted by Naya Rivera Dorsey (@nayarivera) on Apr 18, 2015 at 1:46pm PDT The 28-year-old announced in February that she and husband Ryan Dorsey are expecting their first child together. The couple wed in a secret ceremony in July...

A photo of a gay couple holding hands on a train in Thailand has gone viral, but unfortunately in part because of negative, judgemental reactions to it. ...

It’s the second and final weekend of the 2015 Coachella music festival in Indio, California, and the stars are certainly saving their best — and wildest — looks for last. Kylie Jenner went the racy route with a sheer, lacy catsuit, while Paris Hilton kept it very cliche Coachella in a flouncy, patterned sundress. Check out all the photos below, but be warned — they may cause moderate to severe FOMO. Khloe Kardashian, Kylie Jenner & Tyga Coachella Chiiilllld A photo posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian)...

The thing is — when you go to a film festival world premier, you know that you may find you’re in a film that isn’t exactly your style or taste. Part of the fun of a festival screening is the adventure of finding something new, a break out talent or a film that is going to make waves when it makes its way out of the festival circuit and to a mainstream audience. Simply put — you give the festival programmers your trust they they’re going to find gems early. So — with that in mind, I took a risk...

The BBC has admitted making a blunder after inviting a Twitter hoaxer onto a World Service programme to discuss Star Wars, which he described as “racist and homophobic”. ...