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Watch: Twitter Reacts to July 4th Partying on Fire Island as Attendee Recovering from COVID Lashes Out

Watch: Twitter Reacts to July 4th Partying on Fire Island as Attendee Recovering from COVID Lashes Out

NEWS | Jul 7
Photos and videos of people partying, which were purportedly taken at the gaycation hotspot Fire Island in New York, went viral over the July 4th weekend.

PopUps: Madonna Turns Heads with Shirtless, Crutch Selfie

PopUps: Madonna Turns Heads with Shirtless, Crutch Selfie

Madonna is continuing to turn heads, this time surprising fans with a shirtless selfie!

Watch: HBO Shares Trailer for 'We Are Who We Are' Series from 'Call Me By Your Name' Director

Watch: HBO Shares Trailer for 'We Are Who We Are' Series from 'Call Me By Your Name' Director

HBO is sharing the trailer for its upcoming limited series "We Are Who We Are," created by "Call Me By Your Name" director Luca Guadagnino.

The Music Plays On: DJ Nina Flowers Responds to COVID-19

The Music Plays On: DJ Nina Flowers Responds to COVID-19

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 7
"These spaces created long-time friendships, life partners, and alternate families," says DJ Nina Flowers of the nightlife scene. "I believe that space is still needed. It's a show of unity that I hope will continue to survive."

Q-Music: Iggy Pop's 'Lust For Life,' 'The Idiot' re-released

Q-Music: Iggy Pop's 'Lust For Life,' 'The Idiot' re-released

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Jul 7
When it comes to Iggy Pop's solo work, he has yet to top the two he released in 1977: 'The Idiot' and 'Lust For Life,' each one newly reissued in expanded, double disc, deluxe editions, both produced by David Bowie.

TikTok to Leave Hong Kong as Security Law Raises Questions

TikTok to Leave Hong Kong as Security Law Raises Questions

NEWS | By Zen Soo | Jul 7
TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications of a sweeping national security law that took effect last week.

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19

NEWS | By Marcelo De Sousa and David Biller | Jul 7
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus' severity.

Venice Film Festival Forges Ahead with Reduced Lineup

Venice Film Festival Forges Ahead with Reduced Lineup

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 7
The show will go on for the Venice Film Festival in September, but with a few modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

More Legal Fights Ahead as Trump Administration Steps Up Erosion of LGBTQ Rights?

More Legal Fights Ahead as Trump Administration Steps Up Erosion of LGBTQ Rights?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7
From its first days, the Trump administration has eroded LGBTQ rights and visibility in a number of ways. But a recent Supreme Court decision could open the way for the legal challenges to fend off those attacks.

Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases, Palm Springs Unites

Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases, Palm Springs Unites

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 7
With an economic hit $30 million in lost revenue and a surge of new cases, Palm Springs is digging deep to connect people and businesses with the resources they need to stay healthy and financially solvent.


News

Doctors Say Experimental Treatment May have Rid Man of HIV

Doctors Say Experimental Treatment May have Rid Man of HIV

AIDS | By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 7
A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body, doctors reported Tuesday.


Entertainment

Out Singer-Songwriter Rachel Garlin on Her 'Mondegreens'

Out Singer-Songwriter Rachel Garlin on Her 'Mondegreens'

MUSIC | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7
With the video for her cover of "The Boys of Summer" about to drop — and summer in full swing — this is the perfect moment to catch up with Rachel Garlin and chat about her new album and her creative process.


Business

Stop Sleepwalking Through Life and Create a Plan

Stop Sleepwalking Through Life and Create a Plan

FINANCE | Jul 7
If you're currently unable to manifest any vision of where you see yourself in two days, let alone five years, it might be time for some guidance.


Technology

New Rules: Foreign Pupils Must Leave U.S. if Classes Go Online

New Rules: Foreign Pupils Must Leave U.S. if Classes Go Online

PERSONAL TECH | By Collin Binkley | Jul 7
International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities.


Finance

2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway To Limit Consumers' Benefit From Drug Coupons

2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway To Limit Consumers' Benefit From Drug Coupons

HEALTH | By Michelle Andrews | Jul 7
The new rule permits employers and insurers not to apply drug company copayment assistance toward enrollees' deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums for any drug.


Style

First Look: La Métamorphose Fall-Winter 20-21 Couture Collection

First Look: La Métamorphose Fall-Winter 20-21 Couture Collection

FASHION | Jul 7
Photographed at the Royal Castle of Amboise, the latest collection by La Métamorphose draws inspiration from the Dark Moon and features all French fabrics.


Health/Fitness

AIDS Report: Kids are Lagging and COVID-19 is Harming Care

AIDS Report: Kids are Lagging and COVID-19 is Harming Care

AIDS | By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 6
New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with HIV, the virus that causes the disease, are getting treatment.


Travel

Thermometers in Hand, Dubai Opens for Tourists Amid Pandemic

Thermometers in Hand, Dubai Opens for Tourists Amid Pandemic

By Jon Gambrell | Jul 7
From French soccer jerseys to slick online campaigns, Dubai is trumpeting the fact that it reopened for tourism on Tuesday — but what that means for this sheikhdom that relies on the dollars, pounds, rupees and yuan spent by travelers remains in question.


Nightlife

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

BARS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 5
"The outpouring of love and donations on the various platforms has been incredible. But we need continued support until we reopen," says Henrietta Hudson owner Lisa Cannistraci. "I'm not going to lose the bar. I'm not going to let it happen."