Jocelyn’s Recent Stories
Arts Jul 15Study finds more racial diversity in LGBTQ film characters
The study looked at 44 films released in theaters by major studios in 2020, a limited number due to the pandemic.
Arts Jul 14Mj Rodriguez on feeling ‘represented and seen’ after historic Emmy nod
"I felt represented and I felt seen," said MJ Rodriguez of "Pose," who scored the first major acting Emmy nod for a trans performer on Tuesday.
Health Feb 16FEMA opens mass COVID-19 vaccine sites as bad weather hampers efforts
Severe weather is hampering vaccination efforts in parts of the country, forcing cancellation of some mass inoculation events and disrupting vaccine deliveries.
Nation Jan 20WATCH: Stars perform for Biden inauguration evening special
Actor Christopher Jackson, the original George Washington in Broadway's "Hamilton," performed at a virtual "ball" for the Creative Coalition, and says he's humbled to participate in an essential rite of American democracy.
Arts Jan 20With passion and fashion, Lady Gaga delivers powerful anthem
The Grammy winner wore a large dove pin and an equally large red and billowing sculpted skirt as she sang into a golden microphone and delivered an emotional and powerful rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner."…
Nation Oct 15Time’s Up study says many who report harassment face retaliation
Three years into the #MeToo movement, there may be more awareness around workplace sexual harassment. But a new report finds that almost three-quarters of people reporting such harassment suffer from retaliation if they complain.
Health Sep 25COVID-19 tightens grip on U.S. Midwest and West
The U.S. is averaging more than 40,000 new confirmed cases a day. While that number is dramatically lower than the peak of nearly 70,000 over the summer, the numbers are worrisome nonetheless.
Education Aug 21Quarantines, closures and confusion reign as schools reopen
For countless families across the country, the school year is opening in disarray and confusion, with coronavirus outbreaks triggering sudden closings, mass quarantines and deep anxiety among parents.
Politics Jul 25Women reflect on sexist slur that often goes unpunished
Ask most any woman if she’s ever been called the B-word by a man, and the answer is probably yes. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s impassioned remarks on the House floor against the vulgar words of a male colleague -- and a…
Health Mar 30WATCH: New York’s Cuomo pleads for relief as virus death toll rises
New York's governor put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers and a Navy hospital ship pulled into port Monday as coronavirus deaths in the city mounted and hospitals buckled in what authorities say could be a preview of what…