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Over 2,000 Expected to Attend Unleash Your Muse: GMHC's 27th Annual Latex Ball
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Over 2,000 Expected to Attend Unleash Your Muse: GMHC's 27th Annual Latex Ball

NEWS | Jul 27
Over 2,000 people from around the world are expected to celebrate the 27th annual Latex Ball, produced by Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Terminal Five, 610 West 56th Street, New York City.

HRC Commits $26 Million to Grassroots Project

HRC Commits $26 Million to Grassroots Project

NEWS | By Maria Dominguez | Jul 29
HRC data revealed that 57 percent of voters on Election Day cited HB2 as the reason they voted against Gov. Pat McCrory. Now, Gov. Roy Cooper's victory set a standard for LGBTQ activism.

Under Trump's Reign, Pop Gets Political

Under Trump's Reign, Pop Gets Political

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
Today's pop stars have never been this political.

Trump Pushes Out Priebus, Names DHS' Kelly WH Chief of Staff

Trump Pushes Out Priebus, Names DHS' Kelly WH Chief of Staff

NEWS | Jul 28
President Donald Trump says Gen. John F. Kelly is his new White House chief of staff. That means Reince Priebus is out.

CDC Says More Americans With HIV Have Their Virus Under Control

CDC Says More Americans With HIV Have Their Virus Under Control

NEWS | Jul 28
Of the estimated 1.1 million people living with HIV in the United States, 85 percent were diagnosed and knew they had HIV, and 49 percent had the virus under control through HIV treatment.

Department of Justice, Agency Clash Over Civil Rights Act

Department of Justice, Agency Clash Over Civil Rights Act

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Jul 28
A federal appeals court in New York City is getting conflicting advice from the government over whether a civil rights law covers sexual orientation.

After Trump's Trans Military Ban, One Direction's Liam Payne Shows Solidarity

After Trump's Trans Military Ban, One Direction's Liam Payne Shows Solidarity

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 28
One Direction singer Liam Payne got political this week, taking a strong stance against President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.

Ex-Priest in Boston Sex Abuse Scandal Released From Prison

Ex-Priest in Boston Sex Abuse Scandal Released From Prison

NEWS | By Mark Pratt | Jul 28
A notorious figure in Boston's Roman Catholic priest sex abuse scandal was quietly released from prison Friday morning after completing a 12-year sentence for the rape of a boy in the 1980s.

SC Court Hits Pause on Same-Sex Domestic Violence Ruling

SC Court Hits Pause on Same-Sex Domestic Violence Ruling

NEWS | By Meg | Jul 28
South Carolina's highest court is delaying implementation of a ruling involving domestic violence protections for same-sex couples amid criticism from both sides that the decision actually leaves all unmarried couples less protected.

Watch: Kesha Released Video for New Single 'Learn to Let Go'

Watch: Kesha Released Video for New Single 'Learn to Let Go'

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 28
Kesha released "Learn to Let Go" this week, the third advance track from her upcoming album "Rainbow" out August 11 on Kemosabe Records/RCA Records, setting the stage for the new album, her first since 2012.

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

NEWS | Jul 28
July 28, 2017 is World Hepatitis Day, and around the world and around the United States organizations and individuals come together on this day to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence change.


News

Teacher Who Loved Cartwheels More Than Underwear Won't Serve Time

Teacher Who Loved Cartwheels More Than Underwear Won't Serve Time

CRIME | Jul 28
A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.


Entertainment

 Review :: Mamma Mia!
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Review :: Mamma Mia!

THEATRE | By J. Peter Bergman | Jul 24
Mamma Mia! plays at Capital Repertory Theatren in Albany through August 13.

 Review :: From the Land of the Moon

Review :: From the Land of the Moon

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jul 28
Even an exquisite Marion Cotillard cannot redeem this old-fashioned French 1950's period melodrama about a woman who regrets her loveless marriage the moment she meets a handsome wounded soldier.


Business

Massachusetts Gov Signs Bill Making Changes to Marijuana Law

Massachusetts Gov Signs Bill Making Changes to Marijuana Law

LEGAL | By Bob Salsberg | Jul 28
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday he remained wary of the impact legalized recreational marijuana might have on the state, yet hopeful that revisions made in the voter-approved law would ease some of his biggest concerns.


Technology

Salk Scientists Solve Longstanding Biological Mystery of DNA Organization

Salk Scientists Solve Longstanding Biological Mystery of DNA Organization

HEALTH | Jul 28
Scientists at the Salk Institute and the University of California, San Diego, have for the first time provided an unprecedented view of the 3D structure of human chromatin -- the combination of DNA and proteins -- in the nucleus of living human cells.


Cars

Edmunds: Betting on A 'Dark Horse' Car Can Save Buyers Money

Edmunds: Betting on A 'Dark Horse' Car Can Save Buyers Money

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Jul 28
Dark horse cars don't immediately come to mind. Or they come from brands that aren't selling as well as the segment favorite. This is why you're more likely to get a greater discount or see a larger incentive on dark horse cars and trucks.


Health/Fitness

'Obamacare' Repeal Reeling After Senate Defeat

'Obamacare' Repeal Reeling After Senate Defeat

NATIONAL | Jul 28
Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol.


Travel

Bring on the Heat: W Scottsdale

Bring on the Heat: W Scottsdale

By Matthew Wexler | Jul 28
Looking to turn up the heat on your next vacation? W Scottsdale sizzles with contemporary design, energetic nightlife, and plenty of ways to unwind.


Nightlife

Paula Poundstone Performs at Cape Cod Melody Tent
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Paula Poundstone Performs at Cape Cod Melody Tent

Fresh on the heels of the release of her hilarious new book, "The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness," comedian Paula Poundstone is performing on Saturday, July 22, at The Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis, MA.

Pines Party 2017: Labyrinth

Pines Party 2017: Labyrinth

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 27
Pines Party 2017:Labyrinth, with DJs Ralphi Rosario and Tom Stephan, benefited Stonewall Community Foundation.