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John Waters Wonders... Can Gay People Whistle?

John Waters Wonders... Can Gay People Whistle?

Anyone can whistle, Stephen Sondheim once wrote. Except, perhaps, gay people. It is a theory John Waters think might be true.

America's Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine

America's Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Sarah Varney | Aug 6
A little-noticed study from China found that heavier Chinese patients afflicted with COVID-19 were more likely to die than leaner ones, suggesting a perilous future awaited the U.S., whose population is among the heaviest in the world.

Watch: Gay Black Atlanta Couple on GMA Discuss Fatherhood, Social Media

Watch: Gay Black Atlanta Couple on GMA Discuss Fatherhood, Social Media

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 6
Terrell and Jarius Joseph, a gay couple in Atlanta, both 27 years old, became parents... twice! And in the course of five weeks. The couple's story was recently featured on GMA.

Trans Man Discusses Single Parenthood and Coming Out

Trans Man Discusses Single Parenthood and Coming Out

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 6
Adam Walker, a transgender man from Tennessee, discusses life since coming out and being a single father to two boys in The Daily Mail.

NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA

NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA

NEWS | By Michael R. Sisak, Larry Neumeister and Lisa Marie Pane | Aug 6
New York's attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business.

How Home Entertainment Has Become an Emotional Lifeline

How Home Entertainment Has Become an Emotional Lifeline

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 6
Now, more than ever, we're turning to famous TV actors and actresses and popular reality stars to whisk us away (if only for an episode) to a world other than our own.

Watch: Jerry Falwell, Jr.'s Caught With His Fly Down; Explanation Roils Twitter

Watch: Jerry Falwell, Jr.'s Caught With His Fly Down; Explanation Roils Twitter

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
Jerry Falwell, Jr. phoned into a morning radio show in the wake of an Instagram photo that showed him standing next to a woman who was not his wife, with both their trousers unzipped and a beverage in his hand.

Boston's Lyric Stage Dismisses Marketing/Public Relations Director Over Incendiary Facebook Comments

Boston's Lyric Stage Dismisses Marketing/Public Relations Director Over Incendiary Facebook Comments

Boston's Lyric Stage found themselves in a public relations nightmare over posts (some since deleted) on Facebook that led to the Marketing and Public Relations director being dismissed.

Lady Gaga Launches New Radio Show on Apple Music

Lady Gaga Launches New Radio Show on Apple Music

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 6
Beginning on Friday August 7 at 2pm, and every week throughout the month, Lady Gaga will host a new radio show — "Gaga Radio" — on Apple Music.

Bette Midler, Dan Levy Star in New HBO Comedy 'Coastal Elites'

Bette Midler, Dan Levy Star in New HBO Comedy 'Coastal Elites'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 6
Fresh off their star turns on "The Politician" and "Schitt's Creek," respectively, Bette Midler and Dan Levy will feature in the new HBO comedy "Coastal Elites" on September 12.


Entertainment

Review: 'The Ogre Life' A Noir Steeped in Sex and Fetish, Angst and Sweat

Review: 'The Ogre Life' A Noir Steeped in Sex and Fetish, Angst and Sweat

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
Sexual obsession, fetishism, and existential dread combine with a murder mystery of a different sort in "The Ogre Life," a neon-tinged noir set in the murky world of amateur body building.


Business

Facebook, Citing Virus Misinformation, Deletes Trump Post

Facebook, Citing Virus Misinformation, Deletes Trump Post

NATIONAL | By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 6
Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for violating its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.


Technology

Porn, Rap Interrupt Zoom Hearing of Twitter Hacking Suspect

Porn, Rap Interrupt Zoom Hearing of Twitter Hacking Suspect

NATIONAL | Aug 6
The online bond hearing for a Florida teen accused of hacking prominent Twitter accounts was interrupted Wednesday by rap music and pornographic videos from users who apparently disguised their names.


Cars

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Vehicles That May Pollute Too Much

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Vehicles That May Pollute Too Much

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 6
About 1 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles with four-cylinder engines in the U.S. may spew too much pollution, and the company is working with government officials on a recall.


Style

Watch: Antoni Porowski Cooks for Kiernan Shipka

Watch: Antoni Porowski Cooks for Kiernan Shipka

FOOD/DRINK | Aug 6
"Queer Eye"'s resident food expert cooks for Kiernan Shipka ("Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," "Mad Men." Stick around for a special appearance by her dog, Frankie!


Health/Fitness

Virus Testing in the US is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

Virus Testing in the US is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone, Nicky Forster, Michelle Liu | Aug 6
"There's a sense of desperation that we need to do something else," said Dr. Ashish Jha, director of Harvard's Global Health Institute.


Travel

Germany Orders Tests for All Travelers From 'Risk Areas'

Germany Orders Tests for All Travelers From 'Risk Areas'

INTERNATIONAL | By Frank Jordans, Geir Moulson | Aug 6
Germany will require people arriving from countries deemed high risk, such as the United States, to take coronavirus tests starting this weekend.