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Watch: West Virginia Republican Delegate Comes Out as Gay

Watch: West Virginia Republican Delegate Comes Out as Gay

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 17

Joshua Higginbotham, a Republican delegate in Putnam County, West Virginia, came out as gay in a social media post over the weekend, but he isn't giving up his religious or political beliefs.

Biden Admin Extends Protections to Transgender Students

Biden Admin Extends Protections to Transgender Students

NEWS | Jun 16

The U.S. Education Department expanded its interpretation of federal sex protections to include transgender and gay students, a move that reverses Trump-era policy and stands against proposals in many states to bar transgender girls from school sports.

Survey Says 'Dad Bod' Confidence Is on the Rise

Survey Says 'Dad Bod' Confidence Is on the Rise

HEALTH/FITNESS | Jun 16

Results from Planet Fitness' fifth annual survey reveals how Americans feel about the body type known as the "dad bod."

In The Works? 10 Musicals That Should Be Made Films

In The Works? 10 Musicals That Should Be Made Films

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | Jun 16

With the critically lauded, massively adored "In the Heights" film burning up screens this summer, we're all reminded that there's nothing quite like a big movie musical. Here are 10 musicals that deserve the big-screen treatment.

Report: Companies Wave the Rainbow Flag for Pride, Fund Anti-LGBTQ Politicians

Report: Companies Wave the Rainbow Flag for Pride, Fund Anti-LGBTQ Politicians

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16

An investigative report has uncovered more than two dozen companies that wave the rainbow flag during Pride Month, but contribute to anti-LGTBQ politicians.

PTown's Cabaret Fest — Summer Camp for Cabaret Fans

PTown's Cabaret Fest — Summer Camp for Cabaret Fans

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jun 16

One of the things many of us have been pining for most is the thrill of experiencing live entertainment in person. "Broadway at the Beach: the 21st Provincetown CabaretFest" looks to be just the answer.

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Jokes Colton Underwood Is a 'Baby Gay,' Teases Netflix Show

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Jokes Colton Underwood Is a 'Baby Gay,' Teases Netflix Show

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 16

In a new interview with Us Weekly, out Olympian Gus Kenworthy opened up about his friendship with "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood, who made headlines in April when he came out as gay.

Being Vaccinated Doesn't Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here's Why.

Being Vaccinated Doesn't Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here's Why.

NEWS | By Bernard J. Wolfson | Jun 16

Even if you are vaccinated, though, you don't need to change your behavior one iota if doing so makes you uncomfortable.

'Drag Race' Star Laganja Estranja Comes Out as Trans, Says 'It's Incredibly Empowering!'

'Drag Race' Star Laganja Estranja Comes Out as Trans, Says 'It's Incredibly Empowering!'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16

"I'm not going to live my life in fear anymore," declared "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Laganja Estranja, who recently came out as transgender in an exclusive interview.

Kevin Hart, Having Been Canceled for Homophobic Jokes, Now Decries 'Cancel Culture'

Kevin Hart, Having Been Canceled for Homophobic Jokes, Now Decries 'Cancel Culture'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16

In a new interview, comedian Kevin Hart denounces cancel culture — having been canceled himself for his history of making homophobic jokes, which led him to step down from hosting the Oscars in 2018.

Entertainment

Experience Seneca Resorts & Casinos

Experience Seneca Resorts & Casinos

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 16

Looking for a getaway in Western New York near Niagara Falls, Buffalo New York's trendy Inner Harbor, or at the foot of the majestic Allegheny Mountains? You've come to the right place at Seneca.

Business

Noodles & Company Stands Firm With Gender-Neutral Restrooms After GOP Lawmaker's Facebook Attack

Noodles & Company Stands Firm With Gender-Neutral Restrooms After GOP Lawmaker's Facebook Attack

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 15

Fast-food chain Noodles & Company is standing by its policy of gender-neutral restrooms after a Republican state lawmaker in Pennsylvania inveighed against the company in a Facebook post.

Finance

The Top Questions that Prospective Students Should Ask

The Top Questions that Prospective Students Should Ask

FINANCE | Jun 6

When you are applying for university or postgraduate programs, it can feel like you are constantly answering questions about yourself. However, you should also have a long list of questions for the university.

Cars

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

CARS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Jun 12

Leasing a car now provides a number of advantages over a traditional financed purchase. To start with, you don't have to put as much money down.

Style

8 European Skincare Brands We're Obsessed With for Summer

8 European Skincare Brands We're Obsessed With for Summer

STYLE | By Ryan Leeds | Jun 16

EDGE leaps across the Atlantic to discover some of our favorite European skincare brands that can enhance your glow, boost confidence, and launch you back into the world of the living.

Travel

3 International Travel Ideas for Your Summer Vacation

3 International Travel Ideas for Your Summer Vacation

TRAVEL | By Sally French, NerdWallet | Jun 16

So you're ready to hit the skies for an international flight after more than a year of COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines and restrictions, but where can you go?

Nightlife

Super Fly Sundays @ The Monarch Bar :: June 13, 2021

Super Fly Sundays @ The Monarch Bar :: June 13, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 16

Shawn Paul Mazur and Matthew Blue presented New York City's longest running Sunday Rooftop party at the Monarch Bar in Midtown, with great music by BJ DJ Dawson and the amazing Queen host Skye Walker.