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Jamie Lee Curtis Expresses 'Wonder and Pride' as Child Transitions

Jamie Lee Curtis Expresses 'Wonder and Pride' as Child Transitions

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 30

Jamie Lee Curtis described her "wonder and pride" at witnessing her youngest child transition and take on a new name. Ruby, 25, will marry next year, and Curtis will officiate.

Study: Vaccinated People Can Carry as Much Virus as Others

Study: Vaccinated People Can Carry as Much Virus as Others

NEWS | Jul 30

Scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.

Broadway to Require Vaccinations, Masks for Audience Members

Broadway to Require Vaccinations, Masks for Audience Members

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 30

Broadway theatergoers will need to prove they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 and masks will be required when theaters reopen in the coming weeks, producers announced Friday.

Judge Allows Jussie Smollett's Lawyer to Stay on the Case

Judge Allows Jussie Smollett's Lawyer to Stay on the Case

NEWS | Jul 30

A judge on Friday said he would not kick one of Jussie Smollett's attorneys off the case even though he believes the attorney spoke to two men the actor allegedly hired to help him carry out a staged attack.

Sober Queer Spaces Gaining Ground

Sober Queer Spaces Gaining Ground

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 30

Creating a rainbow oasis of diversity and inclusion was, for decades, the role of the gay and lesbian bar. But what about those in recovery, or who just aren't attracted to the bar scene? Alternatives do exist.

Watch: Champion Figure Skater Nathan Chen Apologizes for 'Straight Male' in a 'Homosexual Dominated' Sport Comments

Watch: Champion Figure Skater Nathan Chen Apologizes for 'Straight Male' in a 'Homosexual Dominated' Sport Comments

NEWS | Jul 30

American champion figure skater Nathan Chen apologized this week for homophobic comments he made on a podcast, Outsports reports.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Star Bianca Bianca Del Rio Confirms a Season 6 was Almost a Tie

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Star Bianca Bianca Del Rio Confirms a Season 6 was Almost a Tie

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 30

While speaking about the "Drag Race" process of filiming multiple endings to conceal the winner, Rio confirmed on Joseph Sheperd's podcast that an ending resulting in a tie was filmed.

Rapinoe Converts and US Gets Past Netherlands On Penalties

Rapinoe Converts and US Gets Past Netherlands On Penalties

NEWS | Jul 30

When Megan Rapinoe stepped up to take her penalty, she was just trying to stay as calm as possible in the moment.

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

NEWS | Jul 30

Provincetown is being called the canary down the coal mine in understanding how virulent the Covid Delta variant has become.

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

Sexual Racism Isn't a 'Preference' — It's Systemic

NEWS | By Naveen Kumar | Jul 30

The idea that sexual desire might be understood as mere preference — like a favorite ice cream flavor — is reductive. "Just a preference" is a familiar and reflexive shield for what experts call racialized sexual discrimination.

News

Watch: Reading The Bible Is Fundamental For Born Again, Ex-Gay Milo Yiannopoulos

Watch: Reading The Bible Is Fundamental For Born Again, Ex-Gay Milo Yiannopoulos

NEWS | Jul 30

"The way of the fool is right in his own eyes," reads Milos Yiannopoulos from the book of Psalms in a video posted this week on his YouTube channel. It was the line that resonated in a one-minute video to promote his newest venture.

Business

Top of the Class: Why Vivint Smart Security Scores High Marks Among Consumers

Top of the Class: Why Vivint Smart Security Scores High Marks Among Consumers

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 30

For the LGBTQ community, safety and security have never been more critical, but not all smart security systems are created equal. Here's what you should be looking for to protect your home and property.

Technology

Russia Fines Google for Violating Data Storage Law

Russia Fines Google for Violating Data Storage Law

TECHNOLOGY | By Daria Litvinova | Jul 30

A Moscow court ordered Google to pay a fine for refusing to store the personal data of Russian users on servers in Russia — part of a longstanding government effort to clamp down on online activity.

Finance

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

FINANCE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 30

The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.

Cars

Climate Bid Faces Tricky Path over Money for Electric Cars

Climate Bid Faces Tricky Path over Money for Electric Cars

CARS | By Hope Yen | Jul 30

The back-and-forth in a closely divided Congress over EV funding reflects a tricky balance for the auto industry and the Biden administration.

Health/Fitness

Watch: Mrs. Kasha Davis on Living Sober and the Power of Drag

Watch: Mrs. Kasha Davis on Living Sober and the Power of Drag

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 30

Self-proclaimed workhorse queen Mrs. Kasha Davis joined EDGE and groundbreaking addiction treatment center Recovery Unplugged for an intimate conversation about her sobriety and how drag has empowered her journey.

Travel

Flight Attendants Report High Frequency of Unruly Passengers

Flight Attendants Report High Frequency of Unruly Passengers

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Jul 30

Nearly one in five flight attendants say they have witnessed physical incidents involving passengers this year, and their union is calling for criminal prosecution of people who act up on planes.