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More Reactions to the Death of AIDS Activist, Writer Larry Kramer

More Reactions to the Death of AIDS Activist, Writer Larry Kramer

NEWS | May 28
More reactions to the death of Larry Kramer, the AIDS activist and playwright who turned his fury into mass protests and helped raise the profile of the disease.

NBC, Producers Say 'America's Got Talent' Cleared by Probe

NBC, Producers Say 'America's Got Talent' Cleared by Probe

NEWS | May 28
An investigation of Gabrielle Union's complaints of racism on the set of "America's Got Talent" concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show's producers.

New 'Hunger Games' Book Sells More than 500,000 Copies

New 'Hunger Games' Book Sells More than 500,000 Copies

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hillel Italie | May 28
A decade after the "Hunger Games" series had apparently ended, readers were clearly ready for more.

Top Spellers Prepare to Crown National Champion, from Home

Top Spellers Prepare to Crown National Champion, from Home

NEWS | By Ben Nuckols | May 28
Like dozens of other veteran spellers in their final year of eligibility, Anson Cook had big plans for this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, which was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump Continues to Claim Broad Powers He Doesn't Have

Trump Continues to Claim Broad Powers He Doesn't Have

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | May 28
Threatening to shut down Twitter for flagging false content. Claiming he can "override" governors who dare to keep churches closed to congregants. Asserting the "absolute authority" to force states to reopen, even when local leaders say it's too soon.

Boston Pride Goes Virtual for the 2020 Celebration

Boston Pride Goes Virtual for the 2020 Celebration

NEWS | May 28
Boston Pride is announcing a series of virtual events to celebrate Pride 2020 and Boston Pride's 50th anniversary.

Editorial: More Evidence SOGI Data is Needed

Editorial: More Evidence SOGI Data is Needed

| By BAR Editorial Board | May 27
The Williams Institute recently released new data revealing that more than 200,000 LGBT adults in the Golden State are at high risk for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Drag Show for Seniors

Drag Show for Seniors

| May 27
Openhouse joined with the SF QUeer Nightlife Fund and the Tenderloin Museum to bring drag artists to the senior housing complex in honor of what would have been Harvey Milk's 90th birthday.

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

NEWS | May 27
After it was announced that AIDS and LGBTQ activist Larry Kramer died Wednesday at 84, tributes from fellow activists, celebrities and others soon came pouring in on social media.

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 27
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.


News

Chechen Leader Resurfaces After COVID-19 Infection Reports

Chechen Leader Resurfaces After COVID-19 Infection Reports

NEWS | May 27
The strongman leader of Russia's province of Chechnya went live on Instagram Wednesday to insist that he was feeling well, in an apparent attempt to dispel media reports about his hospitalization with COVID-19.



Business

Minnesota Man Regrets Questioning Black Tenants in Building

Minnesota Man Regrets Questioning Black Tenants in Building

BUSINESS | May 28
A Minnesota venture capitalist said it was a mistake to question a group of black businessmen about being tenants in a building after the incident went viral on social media.



Technology

Official Says Defiant Michigan Barbershop Is Health Threat

Official Says Defiant Michigan Barbershop Is Health Threat

TECHNOLOGY | By Ed White | May 28
A barbershop that has been operating in defiance of Michigan's coronavirus restrictions poses an "imminent threat" to public health, the state's chief medical officer testified Wednesday.



Finance

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?



Cars

Nissan-Renault Alliance to Share More Parts, Technology

Nissan-Renault Alliance to Share More Parts, Technology

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | May 27
The auto alliance of Nissan and Renault said Wednesday it will be sharing more vehicle parts, technology and models to save costs as the industry struggles to survive the coronavirus pandemic.



Style

Slather, Lather and Rinse: Best Summer Grooming Products for Men

Slather, Lather and Rinse: Best Summer Grooming Products for Men

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | May 27
As temperatures rise, so does the beating on our skin. Fortunately, there's an arsenal of skincare lines to tackle the daily grind.



Travel

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

TRAVEL | By Adam Schreck | May 26
Latam Airlines, South America's biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with a sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.



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.