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Watch: Chris Evans Wants to Know...How 'Big' is Ant-Man?

Watch: Chris Evans Wants to Know...How 'Big' is Ant-Man?

Chris Evans and Paul Rudd got together for a video chat to talk about their new streaming projects. But when the subject turned to "Ant-Man," things got personal.

A Short Summer Outdoor Season May Put Chicago's LGBTQ Bars at Risk of Closing

A Short Summer Outdoor Season May Put Chicago's LGBTQ Bars at Risk of Closing

BUSINESS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 3
"We're resilient. I do believe we'll recover," says Chicago nightclub owner and LGBTQ community advocate Mark Liberson. "It's just a matter of when. Remember, the last pandemic led into the Roaring 20s."

Why We Can't Talk About LGBTQ Health Without Remembering Virginia Brooks

Why We Can't Talk About LGBTQ Health Without Remembering Virginia Brooks

Brooks revolutionized the way we think about queer and trans people, rejecting cultural notions that being queer or trans is pathological, the result of a traumatic past or something negative in people's lives.

Union Tells Actors Not to Work on Pandemic Film 'Songbird'

Union Tells Actors Not to Work on Pandemic Film 'Songbird'

The union that represents film actors told its members Thursday not to work on the upcoming pandemic thriller "Songbird," saying the filmmakers have not been up-front about safety measures.

English Pubs Are Reopening — They Won't Be the Same

English Pubs Are Reopening — They Won't Be the Same

NEWS | By Pan Pylas | Jul 3
Asking people in English pubs to keep their distance is going to be tough after they've had a few of their favorite tipples.

Queer 'Top Chef' Winner Melissa King on Representation in the Culinary World

Queer 'Top Chef' Winner Melissa King on Representation in the Culinary World

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 3
"I wanted to represent all the things I happen to represent: being an Asian queer woman in a kitchen — so many people can relate to my story," says "Top Chef" winner Melissa King. Read more in our interview.

Trump's Rushmore Trip Draws Real and Figurative Fireworks

Trump's Rushmore Trip Draws Real and Figurative Fireworks

NEWS | By Stephen Groves | Jul 3
President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore before a crowd of thousands, butthe event has drawn controversy and protests.

U.S. Issues Guidelines But No New Rules for Safe Air Travel

U.S. Issues Guidelines But No New Rules for Safe Air Travel

NEWS | Jul 3
All leading U.S. airlines now require passengers to wear masks, but regulators have refused a request by the airlines to make it a federal rule.

Aaron Hernandez's Alleged Prison Lover Speaks Out: 'We Did Everything Together'

Aaron Hernandez's Alleged Prison Lover Speaks Out: 'We Did Everything Together'

NEWS | Jul 3
The prison inmate who claims to have been Aaron Hernandez's prison lover is speaking out about their relationship, alleging the "former football star was his 'right hand man' and that they 'did everything together.'"

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

NIGHTLIFE | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 3
"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."


News

Booker Reaches Out to Unite Democrats Against McConnell

Booker Reaches Out to Unite Democrats Against McConnell

NATIONAL | By Bruce Schreiner | Jul 3
Looking to flex his newfound influence among Kentucky Democrats after his Senate campaign fell just short, Charles Booker reached out Thursday to unite behind Amy McGrath's uphill fight to unseat Mitch McConnell.


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 | 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

Edmunds: 4th of July Deals Less Generous but Still Solid

Edmunds: 4th of July Deals Less Generous but Still Solid

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers of Edmunds | Jul 3
With summer in full swing, we typically see car dealerships heavily discounting excess inventory for the Fourth of July holiday. But the novel coronavirus and its effects make this year different than most.


Health/Fitness

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Are Rising in 40 of 50 States

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Are Rising in 40 of 50 States

NATIONAL | By Jake Coyle and Terry Spence | Jul 3
Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the July Fourth holiday weekend.


Nightlife

Queer Nightlife Rallies in the Age of COVID-19

Queer Nightlife Rallies in the Age of COVID-19

BARS | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 30
"Anytime we get together as a community, it allows us to celebrate ourselves in safety with others," says DJ Nina Flowers. "I believe that space is still needed."