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Work at a School or Nonprofit? You Could Erase Student Loans

Work at a School or Nonprofit? You Could Erase Student Loans

FINANCE | By Cora Lewis and Adriana Morga | Jul 7, 2022

More than 145,000 borrowers have had the remainder of their federal student loan debt canceled through a program for people who work for schools, governments or nonprofits.

Team Holds Public Rally in Support of Out WNBA Star Brittney Brittney Griner

Team Holds Public Rally in Support of Out WNBA Star Brittney Brittney Griner

SPORTS | By John Marshall | Jul 7, 2022

Wearing "BG" shirts and holding signs, fans gathered for a public rally in support of Griner on Wednesday, hoping their sentiments would reach the WNBA player 6,000 miles away in a Russian jail cell.

Red, White & Reflections On Fire Island

Red, White & Reflections On Fire Island

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 6, 2022

Ty Sunderland and Daniel Nardicio presented the second annual Red, White & Reflections on July 4th weekend in the Fire Island Pines with special guests Aquaria, Nicky Doll, Jan Sport and Linux.

Just Why Did Taron Egerton Quit 'Cock'?

Just Why Did Taron Egerton Quit 'Cock'?

THEATRE | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 6, 2022

Taron Egerton reveals in a new interview the very personal reason why he decided to quit the West End play "Cock" earlier this year. Speaking with the NY Times, the actor revealed the very personal reason why he decided to leave the production.

'Elité' Hottie Manu Ríos Just Landed A Role in Upcoming Queer Cowboy Film

'Elité' Hottie Manu Ríos Just Landed A Role in Upcoming Queer Cowboy Film

MOVIES | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 6, 2022

'Elité' Hottie Manu Ríos just landed a role in Pedro Almodovar's upcoming gay western. Almodovar describes the film as an "answer to 'Brokeback Mountain.'"

Health Officials Approach MPV on Lower Cape with Careful Monitoring and Education Campaign

Health Officials Approach MPV on Lower Cape with Careful Monitoring and Education Campaign

NATIONAL | Jul 6, 2022

Local health officials are carefully monitoring the spread of the monkeypox virus (MPV) on the lower Cape, as well as providing information about how it is spread.

Is 'Rainbow Capitalism' Minimizing Authentic Queer Content?

Is 'Rainbow Capitalism' Minimizing Authentic Queer Content?

FASHION | By Nia Hunt | Jul 6, 2022

Rainbow capitalism threatens to minimize, if not erase, the innovations pioneered by queer creators in fashion, as well as the significance clothing holds for self-expression and defiance of gender norms.

William Chris Wines: A Taste of Texas in Every Bottle

William Chris Wines: A Taste of Texas in Every Bottle

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 6, 2022

The shared philosophy of William Chris Vineyards is "great wines aren't made, but grown in the vineyard." Find out why this Texas winegrower is so worth your while.

Italian Singer Raffaella Carrà Honored with Square in Madrid

Italian Singer Raffaella Carrà Honored with Square in Madrid

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 6, 2022

Italian singer Raffaella Carrà, a 20th-century pop icon both at home and in many Spanish-speaking countries, has had a square in Spain's capital named in her honor one year after her death.

'Strange New Worlds' Treks to Triumphant Season One Finish

'Strange New Worlds' Treks to Triumphant Season One Finish

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6, 2022

With its freshman season finale, "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds" proves its case: Even after more than half a century, there's still plenty of life in the venerable sci-fi franchise.

Review: 'The Return of Captain Invincible' a Superhero Parody

Review: 'The Return of Captain Invincible' a Superhero Parody

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Jul 6, 2022

Philippe Mora's "The Return of Captain Invincible" arrives on long-overdue Blu-ray from Severin Films, with newly restored transfers of both cuts of the film and plenty of special features.

Bette Midler Responds to Backlash Over Trans-Exclusionary Tweet

Bette Midler Responds to Backlash Over Trans-Exclusionary Tweet

CELEBRITIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6, 2022

Bette Midler has responded to criticism over a tweet that some took to be transphobic. Midler says that was not her message.

A 'Stranger' Here Myself: Two Nicks Produce a Boundary-Moving CD

A 'Stranger' Here Myself: Two Nicks Produce a Boundary-Moving CD

MUSIC | By Tim Pfaff | Jul 6, 2022

Two American musicians nicknamed Nick — tenor Nicholas Phan and composer Nico Muhly — found a side-door through the pandemic that was deadly down-time for most of their fellow performing artists.

Wendy Williams Fans Decry Show's Online Eradication

Wendy Williams Fans Decry Show's Online Eradication

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6, 2022

"The Wendy Williams Show" has come to an end, but its anticipated afterlife on YouTube — where the show had maintained a channel — has been consigned to oblivion, prompting an outcry from angry fans.

Co-creator of 'Friends' Acknowledges 'Mistake' of How Show Treated Trans Character

Co-creator of 'Friends' Acknowledges 'Mistake' of How Show Treated Trans Character

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6, 2022

With "Friends," Marta Kauffman created an enduring hit together with David Crane; but the way the show treated the transgender parent of one lead character was a resounding miss that Kauffman now regrets.

Opera Star Lashes Out Against Met Opera for Celebrating Pride, Apologizes

Opera Star Lashes Out Against Met Opera for Celebrating Pride, Apologizes

MUSIC | Jul 6, 2022

World-renowned opera star René Pape isn't wild about Pride. He all but said so in a post to the Metropolitan Opera website last week.

Turkish Police Break Up LGBTQ Pride March; 30 Detained

Turkish Police Break Up LGBTQ Pride March; 30 Detained

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 6, 2022

Police in Turkey's capital broke up an LGBTQ Pride march Tuesday and detained dozens of people.

Summer Reading: 5 Books on the Joys and Challenges of LGBTQ Teen and Young Adult Life

Summer Reading: 5 Books on the Joys and Challenges of LGBTQ Teen and Young Adult Life

BOOKS | Jul 6, 2022

From the hot contemporary graphic novel "Heartstopper" to the classic "The Outsiders," Los Angeles Review of Books editor Jonathan Alexander provides his picks for must-read LGBTQ+ YA books.

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