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Andrew Yang Makes Tone-Deaf Appearance to NYC LGBTQ Group

Andrew Yang Makes Tone-Deaf Appearance to NYC LGBTQ Group

NEWS | Apr 22
Andrew Yang's NYC mayoral campaign hit a speed bump this week when he sought the endorsement of a major LGBTQ advocacy group.

Doctors Scramble to Understand Long COVID, but Causes and Prognosis Are Elusive

Doctors Scramble to Understand Long COVID, but Causes and Prognosis Are Elusive

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Michelle Andrews, Lydia Zuraw | Apr 22
For people suffering with lingering, debilitating symptoms months after a bout with COVID, pinning down a definition for long covid may seem pointless. They just want relief.

First Look: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Final 4 Red Carpet Looks

First Look: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Final 4 Red Carpet Looks

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 22
The final four have been put through the paces of fashion, comedy, choreography, singing and impersonation. Now, they'll take their final walk to determine who will continue the drag legacy.

Peloton's 'King of Quarantine' Cody Rigsby Takes Fear Out of Fitness

Peloton's 'King of Quarantine' Cody Rigsby Takes Fear Out of Fitness

NEWS | By Steve Duffy | Apr 22
Peloton's Cody Rigsby has become the go-to instructor for the new exercise giant. EDGE spoke to the former dancer about his newfound celebrity, his love of pop divas and how he wants to take the fear out fitness.

N. Ireland Calls for 'Conversion Therapy' Ban; Boris Johnson Urged to Follow Suit

N. Ireland Calls for 'Conversion Therapy' Ban; Boris Johnson Urged to Follow Suit

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 22
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing calls to back a ban on so-called "conversion therapy" following the passage of a non-binding resolution by lawmakers in Northern Ireland.

Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival Streams May 6-9

Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival Streams May 6-9

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 22
One of few transgender-focused film festivals in the world, the Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival is back online again for its 16th year.

Comedian Eric Andre Says He was Racially Profiled; Police Deny Wrongdoing

Comedian Eric Andre Says He was Racially Profiled; Police Deny Wrongdoing

NEWS | Apr 22
Comedian Eric Andre called it racial profiling, but a police department working at Atlanta's airport describes what happened as a "consensual encounter."

OUTshine Outdoes Itself with 2021 Digital Edition

OUTshine Outdoes Itself with 2021 Digital Edition

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Apr 22
OUTshine Film Festival Miami edition is not letting the pandemic slow things down. In its 23rd year, the preeminent LGBTQ Florida Film Fest will feature 80 entries from around the world, running April 23rd to May 2nd.

Gay Cuban Character on 'The Simpsons' Recast with Out Cuban Actor

Gay Cuban Character on 'The Simpsons' Recast with Out Cuban Actor

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 22
Long-running Fox animated comedy "The Simpsons" has changed the voice behind a gay Cuban character, replacing veteran ensemble actor Hank Azaria with Tony Rodriguez, who himself is gay and Cuban.

Do You Really Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

Do You Really Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

An exercise physiologist weighs in on over hydration; does drinking too much water affect the body.


News

Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's 'Gay-For-Pay' Pipeline

Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's 'Gay-For-Pay' Pipeline

WORKPLACE | By Naveen Kumar | Apr 22
Casting LGBTQ actors in queer roles only scratches the surface of the complexities behind the Hollywood business model, where talent is a commodity and the benchmark for success is a delicate balance of earnings and artistry.


Business

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

By David Koening | Apr 21
Shares of United Airlines tumbled by 8.5% Tuesday after the airline reported a larger first-quarter loss than expected and suggested that key business and international travel won't recover significantly until next year.


Technology

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
YouTube shut down a Nigerian pastor's channel following complaints about videos that showed congregants being assaulted in the name of driving out "demons" that supposedly made them gay.


Finance

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

NATIONAL | By Jerry Brown | Apr 21
It can be a painful experience when a lender rejects your loan application. Although you might not know what to do, you can take steps to increase your approval odds for future applications.


Cars

India's Electric Vehicles Face Practical, Technical Hurdles

India's Electric Vehicles Face Practical, Technical Hurdles

AUTO NEWS | By Neha Mehrotra | Apr 22
EVs are a rarity in India, but the country is now making an ambitious push for what it calls "electric mobility," to reduce smog. But the effort is plagued with technological and logistical hurdles.


Style

Watch: Q by Qs Enables Fashion Savvy to Design Their Own Shoes

Watch: Q by Qs Enables Fashion Savvy to Design Their Own Shoes

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 22
Ready to step out in style this spring? EDGE chats with luxury menswear designer Que Shebley about his bespoke brand, Q by Qs in our new Facebook Live series 'On the EDGE.'


Health/Fitness

Searching for Footing in a Life Nearly Extinguished by COVID

Searching for Footing in a Life Nearly Extinguished by COVID

FAMILY | By Adam Geller | Apr 22
like so many health care workers battered by the pandemic, Kari Wegg is searching for footing in a life after COVID. But the scars from a double lung transplant are constant reminders that it takes much more than a shot in the arm to get there.


Travel

First Look: Governor Cuomo Reveals New Plans for Penn Station

First Look: Governor Cuomo Reveals New Plans for Penn Station

Apr 22
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled new reconstruction options for transforming Penn Station -- the nation's busiest transportation facility --into a world-class, 21st century transportation hub as part of the proposed Empire Station Complex.