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Homing's In: Community, Arts, Nightlife Online
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Homing's In: Community, Arts, Nightlife Online

EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Jul 3
Midsummer mindfulness means enjoying more entertainments at home. Sorry, that's the way it is. Whether you're enjoying or avoiding fireworks, keep safe and enjoy arts, nightlife and community events online.

Naked Men and Drunks: England Assesses the Reopening of Pubs

Naked Men and Drunks: England Assesses the Reopening of Pubs

NEWS | By Pan Pylas | Jul 5
It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Eve.

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.

Watch: ABC News Reporter James Longman Proposes to Boyfriend in Adorable Vid

Watch: ABC News Reporter James Longman Proposes to Boyfriend in Adorable Vid

NEWS | Jul 5
ABC News reporter James Longman announced last week that he is engaged.

Pop Culturing: The 5 Best Albums of 2020 So Far

Pop Culturing: The 5 Best Albums of 2020 So Far

Despite the state of the world, 2020 has been an unbelievable year for music, with several artists putting out some of their career-defining albums.

Lea Michele Comes Out of Quarantine... And Gets Called Out Again

Lea Michele Comes Out of Quarantine... And Gets Called Out Again

Lea Michele made her first public appearance in weeks this week, then was slammed by another former colleague, fitness guru Craig Ramsay, who called her "a despicable, horrible human being."

This Week with The Gronk: Butt Balloon Bursting

This Week with The Gronk: Butt Balloon Bursting

After his graceful turn dancing with a rainbow ribbon, Rob Gronkowksi (aka The Gronk) returned to the CBS show "Game On" where he attempted to make Guinness Book of World Records history this week.

1 of 2 Protesters Hit by Driver on Seattle Freeway Dies

1 of 2 Protesters Hit by Driver on Seattle Freeway Dies

NEWS | By Martha Bellisle | Jul 5
One of two people hit by a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality has died.

Facebook Groups Pivot to Attacks on Black Lives Matter

Facebook Groups Pivot to Attacks on Black Lives Matter

NEWS | By Amanda Seitz | Jul 5
A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracy theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets.

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.

Are the Conways Washington's Most Dysfunctional Family?

Are the Conways Washington's Most Dysfunctional Family?

NEWS | Jul 5
Life with the Conways -- Kellyanne, husband George and their daughter Claudia -- is beginning to look like a TLC reality show.


News

Mississippi Could Drop Jim Crow-Era Statewide Voting Process

Mississippi Could Drop Jim Crow-Era Statewide Voting Process

LEGAL | By Emily Wagster Pettus | Jul 5
Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag. Later this year, the state's voters will decide whether to dump a statewide election process that dates to the Jim Crow era.


Entertainment

Sylvester's 'Step II' Rereleased, Short Documentary Airs

Sylvester's 'Step II' Rereleased, Short Documentary Airs

MUSIC | By Jim Provenzano | Jul 5
Disco icon Sylvester's 'Step II' album has been reissued, and a short online documentary tells the story of his fabulous yet too-brief career and life.


Business

Trump Signs Extension of COVID Relief Fund for Businesses

Trump Signs Extension of COVID Relief Fund for Businesses

FINANCE | Jul 5
President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus,


Technology

Facebook Groups Pivot to Attacks on Black Lives Matter

Facebook Groups Pivot to Attacks on Black Lives Matter

PERSONAL TECH | By Amanda Seitz | Jul 5
A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracy theories.


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

Paint Schemes Go Political As NASCAR Season Heats Up

Paint Schemes Go Political As NASCAR Season Heats Up

AUTO NEWS | 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

Style Alert: 6 LGBTQ Fashion Designers to Watch and Wear

Style Alert: 6 LGBTQ Fashion Designers to Watch and Wear

FASHION | By Andrew Villagomez | Jul 4
Pride means more than rainbow T-shirts, especially for these innovative LGBTQ designers who are redefining what it means to be fashion-forward for the next generation.


Health/Fitness

US Holiday Fuels Worries About Skyrocketing Virus Cases

US Holiday Fuels Worries About Skyrocketing Virus Cases

NATIONAL | By Tamara Lush, Kim Chandler and Kathleen Foody | Jul 5
The U.S. has dipped under 50,000 new daily infections for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, but experts fear celebrations for the July 4th weekend will increase nation's surging coronavirus outbreak.


Travel

Mapping the Gay Guides Project Highlights Historic Queer Spaces

Mapping the Gay Guides Project Highlights Historic Queer Spaces

NIGHTLIFE | 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

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

CORPORATE | 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."