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The Best And Worst Sex Stories From The Last Year

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 01.12.2017 | Queer Voices
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

It was a difficult and challenging year, especially seen through the lens of sexual health. It was a year in which politics came close to displacing sexual politics as the most-talked about topic on therapist couches.

Raw Ruins Goldberg! Hulk Hogan Fan Removed From WWE Raw Shot! | WWE Raw, Jan. 2, 2017 Review

Oli Davis | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports
Oli Davis

Raw ruins Goldberg, a Hulk Hogan fan removed from WWE Raw's hard cam shot and more in Oli Davis' WWE Raw, Jan. 2, 2017 review. Watch the video, or rea...

Gawker Settles Peter Thiel-Funded Lawsuit With Hulk Hogan

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.04.2016 | Media

After a protracted, yearslong legal battle, Gawker has settled with Hulk Hogan. The notoriously snarky (and now defunct) website had been under fire s...

Step Inside An Abandoned Boxing Venue

Zac Thompson | Posted 10.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

The weathered building, which now resembles a forgotten boxing champ, stands as a haunting monument to America's fickle sense of entertainment.

Melania Trump Sues Tabloid For $150 Million Over 'Escort Service' Report

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics

Melania Trump, the wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, on Thursday filed a defamation lawsuit against the U.S. publisher of the Dail...

No, Peter Thiel Didn't Win Any War Against 'Outing' -- And He Never Will

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Sexual orientation is about who you are, how you see the world and how you identify, not about your private sexual activity. And if you are public about it as a public person to a wide circle, it should be something reportable.

Univision Buying Gawker Media For $135 Million

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.17.2016 | Media

Spanish-language broadcaster and digital publisher Univision is buying Gawker Media for $135 million, a deal that will end the digital publisher’s 1...

Gawker Has Lost Its Mind And It's Glorious

Zac Thompson | Posted 08.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

We can now measure the direct effects of Hulkamania running wild on a website.

Report: Gawker And Hulk Hogan In Settlement Talks In Privacy Case

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 08.08.2016 | Crime

Gawker Media Group is engaged in preliminary talks with the former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan to reach a settlement over a $140 million court ju...

Gawker CEO Nick Denton Files For Personal Bankruptcy

Reuters | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.16.2017 | Media

By Jessica DiNapoli Aug 1 Gawker Media Chief Executive Nick Denton filed for personal bankruptcy protection on Monday, according to court documents th...

Gawker Media Founder Faces Personal Bankruptcy After Court Ruling

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business

Gawker Media LLC founder Nick Denton faces personal bankruptcy after a U.S. judge refused on Tuesday to extend protections shielding him from liabilit...

Hulk Hogan To Be Creditor In Gawker Bankruptcy

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.24.2016 | Media

By Jessica DiNapoli NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose lawsuit against Gawker Media LLC precipitated its bankruptcy, ...

How Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton And Hulk Hogan Threaten Freedom Of The Press

Bill Blum | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Bill Blum

This time, in the continuing shadow of 9/11 and the never-ending war on terror abroad and at home, the dangers come not only from the expanded operations of government agencies like the NSA and FBI, but from the ambitions of both presumptive presidential nominees.

Gawker Files For Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 06.10.2016 | Media

Gawker Media has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The filing lists the company's assets as between $50 and $100 million and says its liabil...

A Who's Who of Trump's Surrogates

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Don't worry. Donald has lots of prominent Americans, representing a broad and diverse spectrum of America, who've endorsed him and can be expected to campaign for him. Here's just a few of those who are likely to stump for Trump. With these folks in his corner, how can he lose?

Jeff Bezos Tells Peter Thiel to 'Develop a Thick Skin' About Being 'Outed.' He's 100 Percent Right.

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

"I would say that as a public figure, the best defense to speech that you don't like about yourself as a public figure is to develop a thick skin," Bezos said. "If you absolutely can't tolerate critics, then don't do anything new or interesting."

Nick Denton: Peter Thiel Is A ‘Thin-Skinned Billionaire'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 05.26.2016 | Media

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton slammed tech billionaire Peter Thiel on Thursday for bankrolling lawsuits that could cripple the digital news operati...

Gawker Didn't 'Out' Peter Thiel -- Nor Did It Wrong Him in Any Way

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

There's little sympathy in the world right now for Gawker, which has engaged in questionable and egregious reporting, but Thiel has a lot confused here.

Tech Billionaire Backed Hulk Hogan’s Sex Tape Lawsuit

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 05.25.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Peter Thiel is helping wrestler Hulk Hogan bankroll his lawsuit against Gawker Media, according to a re...

Report: Silicon Valley Billionaire Has Been Secretly Funding Hulk Hogan's Lawsuits Against Gawker

Forbes | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.24.2016 | Technology

One of Silicon Valley’s best-known investors has been footing a former wrestler’s legal bills in lawsuits against a shared enemy....

Listen To Audio Of Hulk Hogan's Racist Rant

Death And Taxes | Justin Block | Posted 12.29.2016 | Sports

In the months after The National Enquirer broke the story that one of two Hulk Hogan/Heather Clem sex tapes not sent to Gawker revealed the Hulkster g...

From Chance to Choice to Court

Dov Fox | Posted 05.25.2016 | Technology
Dov Fox

The likes of voluntary sterilization and embryo screening give people who can afford them greater measures of control over procreation.Except, that is, when reproductive professionals make mistakes that frustrate efforts to pursue or avoid pregnancy or parenthood.

Why Hulk vs. Gawker Is Not About Privacy vs. Free Speech

Mary Anne Franks | Posted 03.23.2016 | Media
Mary Anne Franks

The high-profile case of Hulk Hogan (real name Terry Bollea) against Gawker Media has prompted a flood of headlines, thinkpieces and blog posts characterizing the conflict between the two parties as "privacy versus free speech." This characterization misunderstands both concepts and obscures the important issues at stake in the case, whatever its ultimate outcome might be.

Nick Denton: 'It Is Clear' Hulk Hogan Sued Gawker To Hide His Own

Gawker | Whitney Snyder | Posted 03.22.2016 | Media

I had suspicions, but it it is now clear that Hogan’s lawsuit was a calculated attempt to prevent Gawker, or anyone else who might obtain evidence o...

Gawker Slapped With $25 Million Punitive Damages Over Hulk Hogan Sex Tape

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.18.2017 | Media

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida jury awarded punitive damages totaling $25 million on Monday in a second blow to Gawker, coming on top of t...