Gay Providence: The Latest

Ivanka Trump Defends Goya Post that Watchdogs Call Unethical

Ivanka Trump Defends Goya Post that Watchdogs Call Unethical

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Jul 15
Ivanka Trump on Wednesday defended tweeting a photo of herself holding up a can of Goya beans to buck up a Hispanic-owned business that she says has been unfairly treated, arguing that she has "every right" to publicly express her support.

Obama, Biden, Gates Twitter Accounts Hacked in Bitcoin Scam

Obama, Biden, Gates Twitter Accounts Hacked in Bitcoin Scam

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 15
Con artists on Wednesday apparently hacked into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians and major companies in an apparent bitcoin scam.

Is Artificial Intelligence Queerphobic?

Is Artificial Intelligence Queerphobic?

NEWS | By Merryn Johns | Jul 15
"We've definitely seen homophobic, heteronormative and racist values seep into AI," says Lesbians Who Tech Founder Leanne Pittsford. Find out how in EDGE's latest investigative feature.

'Glee' Creators Launch College Fund for Naya Rivera's Son, Pay Tribute to Late Actor

'Glee' Creators Launch College Fund for Naya Rivera's Son, Pay Tribute to Late Actor

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jul 15
The creators of "Glee" — Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuck and Ian Brennan — released a statement on Tuesday> honoring the memory of series star Naya Rivera and announced the creation of a college fund for the late actor's son.

NY Mag Junior Editors Peeved Andrew Sullivan, Daily Mail Reports

NY Mag Junior Editors Peeved Andrew Sullivan, Daily Mail Reports

NEWS | Jul 15
Andrew Sullivan teased the media with Tweets on Tuesday as to the reasons for his upcoming departure from NYMag. Today the Daily Mail speculates as to why.

Welcome to Chechnya: Searing Documentary Exposes Violent Homophobia

Welcome to Chechnya: Searing Documentary Exposes Violent Homophobia

NEWS | By Brian Bromberger | Jul 15
David France's searing new, brutal chilling exposé documentary, 'Welcome to Chechnya' is the harrowing saga of the purging war, via torture, beatings, and executions of LGBTQ people in Chechnya spearheaded by its Putin puppet leader, Ramzan Kadyrov.

Rufus Rules: An Interview with Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Rules: An Interview with Rufus Wainwright

NEWS | By Gregg Shapiro | Jul 15
For those who have been counting (and patiently waiting), it's been 12 years since Rufus Wainwright has released an album of original pop music. Rest assured that with 'Unfollow the Rules,' Wainwright doesn't disappoint.

Walmart Latest Retailer to Require Customers to Wear Masks

Walmart Latest Retailer to Require Customers to Wear Masks

NEWS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jul 15
Walmart will require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam's Club stores, making it the largest retailer to introduce such a policy that has otherwise proven difficult to enforce without state and federal requirements.

Actor Colin Morgan: How the Queerly Idiosyncratic 'Benjamin' Spoke to Him

Actor Colin Morgan: How the Queerly Idiosyncratic 'Benjamin' Spoke to Him

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jul 15
In the upcoming "Benjamin," Colin Morgan plays the queerly idiosyncratic title character — a filmmaker trying to navigate a new relationship with a French musician. EDGE spoke to Morgan about the film.

Oklahoma's Governor Says He has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Oklahoma's Governor Says He has Tested Positive for COVID-19

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Jul 15
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday that he's the first governor in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus and that he is isolating at home.


Entertainment

Singing the Blues, Ellie Goulding Turns Darkness into Light

Singing the Blues, Ellie Goulding Turns Darkness into Light

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jul 15
Ellie Goulding's fourth album is a perfectly crafted artsy pop record full of songs built with epic production and layered vocals. But underneath the beats are gems of lyrics: dark, poetic one-liners with a heaviness that might raise your eyebrow.



Finance

How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly

How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Jul 10
A COVID-19 vaccine will have an actual price tag. And given the prevailing business-centric model of American drug pricing, it could well be budget breaking, perhaps making it unavailable to many.



Cars

Nissan Rolls Out New Electric Crossover, Aims to Boost Image

Nissan Rolls Out New Electric Crossover, Aims to Boost Image

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 15
Nissan unveiled an electric crossover vehicle Wednesday, the Japanese automaker's first major all-new model since getting embroiled in the scandal surrounding its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.



Health/Fitness

Conspiracy Theories Aside, Here's What Contact Tracers Really Do

Conspiracy Theories Aside, Here's What Contact Tracers Really Do

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Julie Appleby | Jul 15
Part old-fashioned shoe-leather detective work, part social work, the goal is to interrupt the spread of the illness by reaching out to people who test positive — and people they have been in close contact with.



Travel

Provincetown Pivots Amid Pandemic: High Season's New Look

Provincetown Pivots Amid Pandemic: High Season's New Look

TRAVEL | By Billy McEntee | Jul 15
This summer, it's the unique and necessary parade of masks down Commercial Street instead of drag queens that may steal the show. But Provincetown has weathered many a storm over its 293-year history.