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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.

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.

Broadway Veteran Nick Cordero Dies from Virus Complications

Broadway Veteran Nick Cordero Dies from Virus Complications

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Jul 6
Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as "Waitress," "A Bronx Tale" and "Bullets Over Broadway," has died in Los Angeles.

Could Pooled Testing be the Fastest and Cheapest Way to Increase COVID-19 Screening?

Could Pooled Testing be the Fastest and Cheapest Way to Increase COVID-19 Screening?

What is pooled testing, and why does the U.S. need it?

Spaghetti Western Movie Composer Ennio Morricone Dead at 91

Spaghetti Western Movie Composer Ennio Morricone Dead at 91

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frances D'Emilio | Jul 6
Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies, died Monday. He was 91.

Mona Lisa Back at Work, Visitors Limited, as Louvre Reopens

Mona Lisa Back at Work, Visitors Limited, as Louvre Reopens

NEWS | Jul 6
Paris' Louvre Museum, which houses the world's most famous portrait, reopened Monday after a four-month coronavirus lockdown and without its usual huge throngs.

Trump's Leadership is Tested in Time of Fear, Pandemic

Trump's Leadership is Tested in Time of Fear, Pandemic

NEWS | Jul 6
These are times of pain, mass death, fear and deprivation and the Trump show may be losing its allure, exposing the empty space once filled by the empathy and seriousness of presidents leading in a crisis.

Take Out Some 'Hot Trash' with Oasis TV

Take Out Some 'Hot Trash' with Oasis TV

NEWS | By Jim Provenzano | Jul 6
Along with their weekly cavalcade of online entertainments, host D'Arcy Drollinger takes on current events in a dishy blend of 'Talk Soup' and 'Drag Race.'

Trump-Connected Lobbyists Reap Windfall in COVID-19 Boom

Trump-Connected Lobbyists Reap Windfall in COVID-19 Boom

BUSINESS | By Brian Slodysko | Jul 6
Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials.

Newspaper Owner: Sorry for Equating Mask Rule to Holocaust

Newspaper Owner: Sorry for Equating Mask Rule to Holocaust

BUSINESS | By John Hanna | Jul 6
A Republican Party chairman apologized Sunday for a cartoon that equated a Democratic governor's coronavirus-inspired order for people to wear masks in public with the mass murder of the Holocaust.


News

Protester Killed on Seattle Freeway Was Dedicated to Cause

Protester Killed on Seattle Freeway Was Dedicated to Cause

BUSINESS | By Martha Bellisle and Brady McCombs | Jul 6
The deceased, Summer Taylor, 24, spent the last six weeks "tirelessly standing up for others while working full time and supporting everyone around them."



Entertainment

After RuPaul, 'Drag Race' Judge Michelle Visage Wipes Twitter Account

After RuPaul, 'Drag Race' Judge Michelle Visage Wipes Twitter Account

Not long after RuPaul deleted his Twitter account (and wiped his Instagram account), "RuPaul's Drag Race" judge Michelle Visage has done the same, again without any explanation.



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.



Cars

Paint Schemes Go Political As NASCAR Season Heats Up

Paint Schemes Go Political As NASCAR Season Heats Up

CARS | By Michael Marot | Jul 5
In NASCAR, the colorful paint schemes on the stock cars have taken a decidedly political turn in recent weeks — and will again this weekend.



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

Fierce and Fit: 5 LGBTQ Instructors Working It Out at Home

Fierce and Fit: 5 LGBTQ Instructors Working It Out at Home

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Ryan Leeds | Jul 5
Does your home workout need a recharge? EDGE chats with five experts from the LGBTQ community who are taking their muscle-burning classes online for solo summer fun.



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."