Gay Atlantic City: The Latest

Trump Lashes Out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace Over Flag, Rope

Trump Lashes Out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace Over Flag, Rope

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Jul 6
After a weekend spent stoking division, President Donald Trump on Monday went after NASCAR's only Black driver and criticized its decision to ban the Confederate flag at its races and venues.

Randy Serenades Trump with 'Poor Deplorable Troll' in 'Little Mermaid' Parody

Randy Serenades Trump with 'Poor Deplorable Troll' in 'Little Mermaid' Parody

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6
With the country in a COVID-19 resurgence and the president's messaging in a tailspin, Randy Rainbow dives deep to come up with a riff on a tune from "The Little Mermaid" that fits the times.

Celebs React to the Death of Broadway Actor Nick Cordero

Celebs React to the Death of Broadway Actor Nick Cordero

Celebrities are taking to social media this week to share their condolences after it was announced Sunday that Broadway actor Nick Cordero died after suffering severe medical compilations from contracting COVD-19.

LA is Burning in Jaake Castro's "Covet"

LA is Burning in Jaake Castro's "Covet"

Jaake Castro's new single, "Covet," pays homage to NYC's club kids and ball culture, popularized by the iconic Jennie Livingtston's documentary "Paris is Burning." The song speaks to a persistent longing.

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

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

NEWS | 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.

Watch: Netflix Renews Comedy 'Never Have I Ever' for a Second Season

Watch: Netflix Renews Comedy 'Never Have I Ever' for a Second Season

Netflix announced last week it has renewed its comedy "Never Have I Ever" for a second season.

'Harry Potter' Scribe Sparks Fresh Twitter Tussle with More 'Anti-Trans' Comments

'Harry Potter' Scribe Sparks Fresh Twitter Tussle with More 'Anti-Trans' Comments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6
"Harry Potter" novelist JK Rowling leapt into fresh controversy over the weekend with a brand new volley in what some see as "transpohobic" comments posted at the social media platform.

Infusing the CBD Industry with Style and Substance

Infusing the CBD Industry with Style and Substance

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 6
CBD products are appearing everywhere, from your local drugstore to ads in your social media feeds. CBD Marketplace is a family-owned business that's building relationships and trust with a clientele that appreciates its curated collection.

Sex Workers Lack Food for Taking HIV Drugs During COVID-19

Sex Workers Lack Food for Taking HIV Drugs During COVID-19

BUSINESS | By Ignatius Ssuuna | Jul 6
As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, it threatens in multiple ways those who earn their living on the streets — people like Mignonne, a 25-year-old sex worker with HIV.

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 6
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.


Entertainment

The Beach House

The Beach House

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Taft | Jul 6
One of the better (and more fun) horror movies of the year, Shudder's "The Beach House" features a standout performance by Liana Liberato and a contagion storyline that is creepy and tense in equal measure.



Business

Gig Workers Face Shifting Roles, Competition in Pandemic

Gig Workers Face Shifting Roles, Competition in Pandemic

BUSINESS | By Cathy Bussewitz and Alexandra Olson | Jul 6
Gig workers are clamoring for jobs that often pay less while facing stiff competition from a crush of newly unemployed workers also attempting to patch together a livelihood.



Finance

If You've Lost Your Health Plan In The COVID Crisis, You've Got Options

If You've Lost Your Health Plan In The COVID Crisis, You've Got Options

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Julie Appleby | Jun 19
Some newly unemployed people are taking advantage of special enrollment periods to sign up for plans offered on the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces, while others find they qualify for Medicaid.



Style

As Paris Fashion Week is Streamed, Critics Look to Future

As Paris Fashion Week is Streamed, Critics Look to Future

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jul 6
After first canceling the July shows for menswear and Haute Couture, the French fashion federation has now organized an unprecedented schedule of digital-only events instead.



Health/Fitness

Coronavirus Crisis Disrupts Treatment For Another Epidemic: Addiction

Coronavirus Crisis Disrupts Treatment For Another Epidemic: Addiction

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Giles Bruce | Jul 6
Drug rehabs around the country have experienced flare-ups of the coronavirus or COVID-related financial difficulties that have forced them to close or limit operations. Centers that serve the poor have been hit particularly hard.



Travel

Mapping the Gay Guides Project Highlights Historic Queer Spaces

Mapping the Gay Guides Project Highlights Historic Queer Spaces

NEWS | By Jim Provenzano | Jul 5
A new scholarly project at Cal State Fullerton, created by Assistant Professor Eric Gonzaba, maps LGBT bars, cafes and hotels from the historic Bob Damron's Gay Guides.



Nightlife

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

NIGHTLIFE | 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."