Gay Chicago: The Latest

Get Out and Be Out: 9 LGBTQ-Friendly Camping Sites

Get Out and Be Out: 9 LGBTQ-Friendly Camping Sites

NEWS | By David Perry | Aug 12
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Nurses and Doctors Sick With COVID Feel Pressured to Get Back to Work

Nurses and Doctors Sick With COVID Feel Pressured to Get Back to Work

NEWS | By Emmarie Huetteman | Aug 12
Hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities have flouted that simple guidance, pressuring workers who contract COVID-19 to return to work sooner than public health standards suggest.

Companies Test Antibody Drugs to to Treat, Prevent COVID-19

Companies Test Antibody Drugs to to Treat, Prevent COVID-19

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Marilynn Marchione | Aug 12
With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.

How it Happened: Inside Biden's Search for a Running Mate

How it Happened: Inside Biden's Search for a Running Mate

NEWS | By Julie Pace, David Eggert and Kathleen Ronayne | Aug 12
Joe Biden's initial list of possible contenders for his running mate was sprawling: roughly 20 governors, senators, congresswomen, mayors and other Democratic stalwarts.

Fox News, Business Cable Channels to Stream Internationally

Fox News, Business Cable Channels to Stream Internationally

NEWS | Aug 12
The Fox News and Fox Business channels are going international.

Kanye West Qualifies as Presidential Candidate in Arkansas

Kanye West Qualifies as Presidential Candidate in Arkansas

NEWS | Aug 12
Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Arkansas' ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate, Secretary of State John Thurston said Tuesday.

Minnesota's Omar Holds Off Well-Funded Primary Challenger

Minnesota's Omar Holds Off Well-Funded Primary Challenger

NEWS | By Steve Karnowski and Mohamed Ibrahim | Aug 12
Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an issue of her national celebrity, the latest in a string of victories by a new generation of emboldened progressive lawmakers.

Kamala Harris' Selection as VP Resonates with Black Women

Kamala Harris' Selection as VP Resonates with Black Women

NEWS | By Kat Stafford | Aug 12
Kamala Harris' selection is historic in many senses. It also marks the first time an Asian American would be on the presidential ticket. B

Public Health Officials Are Quitting or Getting Fired in Throes of Pandemic

Public Health Officials Are Quitting or Getting Fired in Throes of Pandemic

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press, and Lauren Weber | Aug 11
At least 49 state and local public health leaders have resigned, retired or been fired since April across 23 states.

Grindr and UrSafe Apps Team for Safety and Security

Grindr and UrSafe Apps Team for Safety and Security

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 11
Geo-locating social networking and gay/bi/queer/trans dating app Grindr has partnered with The UrSafe App in order to increase persona safety measures in LGBTQ+ dating.


Entertainment

Watch: Erasure and 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Team for 'Nerves of Steel' Music Vid

Watch: Erasure and 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Team for 'Nerves of Steel' Music Vid

MUSIC | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 11
Rolling Stone reports that in the video for their new single "Nerves of Steel," British synth-pop icons Erasure will feature a plethora of "RuPaul's Drage Race" alum.


Business

McDonald's Sues Ousted CEO, Alleging Employee Relationships

McDonald's Sues Ousted CEO, Alleging Employee Relationships

WORKPLACE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 10
McDonald's says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with other employees and destroyed evidence.


Cars

Edmunds: With Low Interest Rates, Should You Lease or Buy?

Edmunds: With Low Interest Rates, Should You Lease or Buy?

AUTO NEWS | By Will Kaufman of Edmunds | Aug 10
With interest rates at record lows, is it still worth leasing a new car? We took a look at the financial outcomes of buying and leasing to see how current finance trends might affect your decision.


Health/Fitness

Over 900 Health Workers Have Died of COVID-19. And the Toll Is Rising.

Over 900 Health Workers Have Died of COVID-19. And the Toll Is Rising.

HEALTH | By Danielle Renwick, The Guardian, and Shoshana Dubnow | Aug 11
As coronavirus cases surge — and dire shortages of lifesaving protective gear like N95 masks, gowns and gloves persist — the nation's health care workers are again facing life-threatening conditions in Southern and Western states.


Travel

New Jersey for the LGBTQ Community

New Jersey for the LGBTQ Community

Aug 11
New Jersey has a reputation for being highly LGBTQ friendly. Here are some of the top things to do in New Jersey this summer that are inclusive of the LGBTQ community.


Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

CULTURE | Aug 10
Provincetown Carnival attracts somewhere near 80,000 people to the town for the celebrations - something impossible in this year of COVID. The event was scheduled to begin this Friday. Here's a look back at carnival past - part 1 of 2.