Gay Fire Island: The Latest

Stars to Come Out to Support NYC's The Public Theater

Stars to Come Out to Support NYC's The Public Theater

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | May 26
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is a star in his own right but even he has had to gulp at the wattage on tap for the upcoming benefit for New York City's fabled Public Theater.

JK Rowling Publishes First Chapters of New Story Online

JK Rowling Publishes First Chapters of New Story Online

ENTERTAINMENT | May 26
J.K. Rowling is publishing a new story called "The Ickabog," which will be free to read online to help entertain children and families stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Wilson, Rapinoe, Bird to Host Remote ESPYS Feting Heroism

Wilson, Rapinoe, Bird to Host Remote ESPYS Feting Heroism

NEWS | By Beth Harris | May 26
It's a way different kind of year, and so The ESPYs will be, too.

'American Horror Story' Season 10 Pushed to 2021, Spinoff Officially in the Works

'American Horror Story' Season 10 Pushed to 2021, Spinoff Officially in the Works

ENTERTAINMENT | May 26
"American Horror Story" Season 10 has been postponed to next year but a spinoff series has been approved.

PopUps: Actor Cheyenne Jackson Opens Up About Hair Transplant Surgeries

PopUps: Actor Cheyenne Jackson Opens Up About Hair Transplant Surgeries

ENTERTAINMENT | May 26
Out actor Cheyenne Jackson took to Instagram over the weekend to open up about his struggles with his hair, noting that he's had five hair transplants.

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 26
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

BUSINESS | By Thomas Beaumont | May 26
Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's made light of rape and incest, or because he wondered when the term "white supremacist" became offensive.

Why Are Some LGBTQ People Facing Inequalities in Palliative Care?

Why Are Some LGBTQ People Facing Inequalities in Palliative Care?

End of life care is not a straightforward process. And for patients from the LGBTQ community, the process presents a whole host of barriers that they and their families may face.

Watch: Shirtless Jason Derulo Goes Viral for Eye-Popping 'Wipe it Down' TikTok Challenge

Watch: Shirtless Jason Derulo Goes Viral for Eye-Popping 'Wipe it Down' TikTok Challenge

ENTERTAINMENT | May 26
Jason Derulo is once again going viral — this time it's thanks to his hilarious response to the popular "Wipe it Down" challenge on TikTok.

Out Actor, 'Schitt's Creek' Creator: Wearing a Mask During Pandemic A 'Kindness'

Out Actor, 'Schitt's Creek' Creator: Wearing a Mask During Pandemic A 'Kindness'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 26
Out actor Dan Levy - son of comic Eugene Levy and co-creator of the acclaimed comedy "Schitt's Creek" - offered some perspective on wearing a face mask as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage.


News

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?



Business

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

BUSINESS | By Lisa Mascaro | May 26
Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants, or hit "pause," as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.



Technology

UN Virus Therapy Trial Pauses Hydroxychloroquine Testing

UN Virus Therapy Trial Pauses Hydroxychloroquine Testing

TECHNOLOGY | By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten | May 26
The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking — from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments



Finance

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act.



Cars

German Court Ruling Clears the Way to Settle VW Diesel Cases

German Court Ruling Clears the Way to Settle VW Diesel Cases

CARS | By Christoph Noelting and David McHugh | May 26
A German court has ruled that Volkswagen must buy back cars from owners of its diesel cars equipped with software that evaded emissions testing — but consumers must accept the current value of the car.



Style

Eat Your Way Through Chicago Without Ever Leaving Home

Eat Your Way Through Chicago Without Ever Leaving Home

STYLE | May 26
Americans hankering for Chicago's iconic dishes, classic seasonings and sweet treats can opt for long-distance delivery to reconnect with the Windy City's best bites.



Health/Fitness

WHO Warns that 1st Wave of Pandemic Not Over; Dampens Hopes

WHO Warns that 1st Wave of Pandemic Not Over; Dampens Hopes

NEWS | By Elaine Kurtenbach and Menelaos Hadjicostis | May 26
As Brazil and India struggle with surging coronavirus cases, a top health expert is warning that the world is still smack in the middle of the pandemic, dampening hopes for a speedy global economic rebound and renewed international travel.



Travel

In Race for Tourism, Greece Reopens Cafes, Island Ferries

In Race for Tourism, Greece Reopens Cafes, Island Ferries

TRAVEL | By Derek Gatopoulos | May 25
Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.



Nightlife

COVID-19 Leads to Closure of the Stud, SF's Oldest LGBT Bar

COVID-19 Leads to Closure of the Stud, SF's Oldest LGBT Bar

| By John Ferranini | May 21
The Stud, San Francisco's oldest continuously-operating LGBT club, will be closing its doors permanently, according to a news release from Honey Mahogany, a co-owner of the South of Market establishment.