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Q-Music's 2020 LGBTQ History Month Playlist

Q-Music's 2020 LGBTQ History Month Playlist

NEWS | By Gregg Shapiro | Sep 30

Erasure, Sabrina Chap, Matt Lovell, Rituals of Mine, and other queer and trans musicians deserve to be on your playlist. Listen up.

Timothy Ray Brown, 1st Person Cured of HIV, Dies of Cancer

Timothy Ray Brown, 1st Person Cured of HIV, Dies of Cancer

NEWS | By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 30

Timothy Ray Brown, who made history as "the Berlin patient," the first person known to be cured of HIV infection, has died. He was 54.

Watch: Sneak Peek of New Musical 'Shooting Star' Where Porn Meets Broadway

Watch: Sneak Peek of New Musical 'Shooting Star' Where Porn Meets Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 30

Tomorrow a video including songs from the new musical "Shooting Star" premieres. As conceived by adult star Hans Berlin (Florian Klein), the musical follows a man's journey through the adult male industry.

Canadian Court Finds Gay Man and Straight Woman Can Form 'Conjugal' Relationship

Canadian Court Finds Gay Man and Straight Woman Can Form 'Conjugal' Relationship

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30

A Canadian federal court overturned two earlier decisions that had denied a recognition of "conjugal relationship" status for a gay refugee and the straight woman with whom he had a child.

What We Know About the Airborne Spread of the Coronavirus

What We Know About the Airborne Spread of the Coronavirus

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact | Sep 30

The emerging picture is a work-in-progress, but many of the pieces do point toward the potential for airborne transmission.

COVID-19 Cases Rising Among US Children as Schools Reopen

COVID-19 Cases Rising Among US Children as Schools Reopen

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lindsey Tanner | Sep 30

After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears fueled by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities.

PopUps: Halsey Responds to Fans Who are Thirsting for Her Younger Brother

PopUps: Halsey Responds to Fans Who are Thirsting for Her Younger Brother

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 30

Last week, pop singer Halsey took to social media to have a word with her fans who are thirsting after her younger brother.

Black Trans Woman Aerrion Burnett Found Shot to Death in Missouri

Black Trans Woman Aerrion Burnett Found Shot to Death in Missouri

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30

Aerrion Burnett, a 37-year-old Black trans woman, was found shot to death in the early morning hours of Sept. 19 at a roadside in Independence, Missouri.

'Life' Story: An Interview with Branden James

'Life' Story: An Interview with Branden James

NEWS | By Gregg Shapiro | Sep 30

Branden James has enjoyed success as a gay classical crossover musician in the duo Branden & James (with his husband James Clark). But his triumphs were not without trauma, something he goes into detail about in his new memoir.

Influencers Behaving Badly: Mexico Kicks Reality Stars Out of Ruins

Influencers Behaving Badly: Mexico Kicks Reality Stars Out of Ruins

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 30

Authorities in Mexico kicked cast members of a popular local "Jersey Shore"-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "immaturely" and refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules.

News

Trump to Far-Right Extremists: 'Stand Back and Stand By'

Trump to Far-Right Extremists: 'Stand Back and Stand By'

NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne and Michael Kunzelman | Sep 30

President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn't condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely a "left-wing" problem and telling one far-right extremist group to "stand back and stand by."

Entertainment

'Borat' Sequel to be Released by Amazon Before Election

'Borat' Sequel to be Released by Amazon Before Election

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Sep 30

Borat is back. Sacha Baron Cohen has filmed a sequel to his 2006 film "Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" that Amazon plans to release before the election.

Business

Gay Couple Among 40K Airline Workers Bracing for Mass Layoffs

Gay Couple Among 40K Airline Workers Bracing for Mass Layoffs

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher, Cathy Bussewitz | Sep 29

In a few days, Jordy Comeaux will be among roughly 40,000 airline workers whose jobs are likely to evaporate in an industry decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.

Finance

Even Before Pandemic Struck, More US Adults Were Uninsured

Even Before Pandemic Struck, More US Adults Were Uninsured

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 30

About 2.5 million more working-age Americans were uninsured last year, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, according to a government report issued Wednesday.

Cars

Former Audi Chief on Trial in VW Diesel Emissions Scandal

Former Audi Chief on Trial in VW Diesel Emissions Scandal

CARS | Sep 30

The former head of Volkswagen's Audi luxury car division and three others went on trial Wednesday on charges related to the company's cheating on diesel car emissions tests.

Style

Hybrid Paris Fashion Week, Both Physical and Digital, Begins

Hybrid Paris Fashion Week, Both Physical and Digital, Begins

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Sep 30

Christian Dior on Tuesday was the first major fashion house to stage a traditional ready-to-wear runway show in Paris since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March.

Health/Fitness

Coralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

Coralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Aneri Pattani | Sep 29

"If you believe 22% is herd immunity, I believe you're alone in that," Dr. Anthony Fauci recently told a senator. All this talk got us thinking: What exactly does it mean and can it be used to combat COVID-19?