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Suicide by Cop? Police Gun Down Trans Suspect in Armed Standoff

Suicide by Cop? Police Gun Down Trans Suspect in Armed Standoff

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 1
Police in Tallahassee, Florida shot and killed a transgender suspect in a stabbing death when the suspect pointed a gun at responding officers, media sources report.

Anti-GLTBQ Group One Million Moms Seized by Vapors Over Gay-Themed Pixar Short Film 'Out'

Anti-GLTBQ Group One Million Moms Seized by Vapors Over Gay-Themed Pixar Short Film 'Out'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 1
Someone grab the smelling salts! Anti-LGBTQ group One Million Moms has noticed that Pixar has made a gay-themed short film called "Out" that's streaming now at Disney+.

Nearly 26,000 Nursing Home Deaths Reported as Lockdowns Ease

Nearly 26,000 Nursing Home Deaths Reported as Lockdowns Ease

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Curt Anderson | Jun 1
Nearly 26,000 nursing home residents in the United States have died from COVID-19, according to a report prepared for the nation's governors, a number that is partial and likely to go higher.

As Empowering as 'Hollywood' Is, Why Not Tell the Real Rock Hudson Story?

As Empowering as 'Hollywood' Is, Why Not Tell the Real Rock Hudson Story?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jun 1
In rewriting Hollywood history, does "Hollywood" do a disservice to the real Rock Hudson, who remained closeted throughout his career.

Music Industry Calls for Black Out Tuesday Amid Unrest

Music Industry Calls for Black Out Tuesday Amid Unrest

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 1
The music industry is planning to turn off the music and hold a day to reflect and implement change in response to the death of George Floyd and the killings of other black people.

Trump Slams Governors as 'Weak,' Urges Crackdown on Protests

Trump Slams Governors as 'Weak,' Urges Crackdown on Protests

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller and Alan Suderman | Jun 1
President Donald Trump on Monday derided many governors as "weak" and demanded tougher crackdowns on burning and stealing among some demonstrations in the aftermath of another night of violent protests in dozens of American cities.

Christo, Artist Known for Massive, Fleeting Displays, Dies

Christo, Artist Known for Massive, Fleeting Displays, Dies

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Jun 1
Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84.

Biden Meets with Black Leaders at Local Church Amid Unrest

Biden Meets with Black Leaders at Local Church Amid Unrest

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Will Weissert | Jun 1
Joe Biden met with community leaders at a predominantly African American church in Delaware Monday morning, leaving home for a second consecutive day to address exploding racial tensions that have begun to reshape the upcoming presidential election.

Court Ruling: Surviving Same-Sex Spouses Eligible for Benefits

Court Ruling: Surviving Same-Sex Spouses Eligible for Benefits

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 1
For some same-sex couples, justice delayed was justice denied when one spouse died less than nine months after legal marriage became available. A court ruling has corrected that.

Williams Institute Study: Marriage Equality Boosts Economy 'by Billions'

Williams Institute Study: Marriage Equality Boosts Economy 'by Billions'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 1
Contrary to what anti-LGBTQ extremists claimed before marriage equality became the law of the land in 2015, marriage equality has been good for the institution - and for the economy.


News

Watch: Don Lemon Calls on Celebs Like Ellen, Oprah to Speak Out on Inequities, Unrest

Watch: Don Lemon Calls on Celebs Like Ellen, Oprah to Speak Out on Inequities, Unrest

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 1
Don Lemon threw down the gauntlet for America's celebrity class, wondering on air where the voices of the nation's most prominent citizens are in the midst of widespread unrest.



Entertainment

Review: 'Dear...' is A Bundle of Love Letters to An Eclectic Mix of Celebrities

Review: 'Dear...' is A Bundle of Love Letters to An Eclectic Mix of Celebrities

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 1
Each episode is a mix of docudrama and feature profile, and while the ten episodes in the series center around a disparate mix of celebrities, one theme emerges again and again: Following one's own path.



Technology

Could Antibody Injections Fight COVID-19?

Could Antibody Injections Fight COVID-19?

To stop the spread of COVID-19, billions of people will need to have antibodies to protect against the new coronavirus. How can we isolate and produce neutralizing antibodies in large enough quantities to serve everyone who needs them?



Finance

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?



Travel

Roam Close to Home: European Tourists Play Safe in Pandemic

Roam Close to Home: European Tourists Play Safe in Pandemic

NEWS | By Frank Jordans, Kerstin Sopke | May 31
About 3 million businesses benefit from Europe's normally wide-open borders, helping make the continent the world's top tourism destination with half of all global arrivals.



Nightlife

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 28
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.