Dustin Lance Black, Tom Daley Make Emergency Landing in Siberia

7.22.2014

By Alex Panisch

…And five other things you need to know today.

1. The power couple had to make an emergency landing after their Virgin flight experienced a “technical difficulty.” Everyone onboard is safe. [Out Traveler]

2. Straight business school students have been crashing LGBT job fairs. But should recruiters only be talking to queer candidates? [Bloomberg 

3. Emily Rois, star of The Bridge on FX, opened up about her sexuality and how it impacts her character on screen. [AfterEllen]

I’m gay, personally, so being Mexican and a lesbian — this is why I love the character because I deal with the same type of things with my own family. Mexican-Americans especially — because this generation, we come into America and your family wants to be proud. You want to come to this country and say ‘This is what I have to show for it. I brought my family and we’re living our better life.’ For my family, my mom didn’t want me to live a difficult life. She brought me here for a better one so she’s like ‘Your coming out…I don’t want this to be this. I want you to be comfortable.’

4. Fresh off the hit series, The Night Shift, Luke Macfarlane is joining Aaron Ashmore (Shawn's twin) in the new Syfy series, Killjoys. [The Backlot]

5. Demetre Daskalakis has been named New York City’s new assistant health commissioner in charge of the Bureau of HIV/AIDS prevention and Control. [New York Times]

6. Check out the trailer for de Saint Laurent starring Gaspard Ulliel (the OTHER biopic, NOT featuring Hot List honoree Pierre Niney). 

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