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Watch: When Gay Actors Were Cast in Gay Roles

Watch: When Gay Actors Were Cast in Gay Roles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Oct 18

In Hollywood's long history, there have been instances of gay actors playing gay roles. Here's a list.

Dreaming Biopics: Old Gay Hollywood Meets New Gay Hollywood

Dreaming Biopics: Old Gay Hollywood Meets New Gay Hollywood

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 18

There were plenty of stars who were closeted gays in old Hollywood. Today's Hollywood is a different place. Is it time for out Hollywood stars to play closeted legends?

A Spooktacular Providence Pride

A Spooktacular Providence Pride

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Oct 18

Rhode Island Pride returns with a schedule of events that includes the 20th anniversary of the illuminated Pride Parade.

'This Is My Life' — Billy Porter Slams Vogue's Harry Styles Cover

'This Is My Life' — Billy Porter Slams Vogue's Harry Styles Cover

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18

Billy Porter slammed Vogue's Harry Styles cover. "I created the conversation [about non-binary fashion]."

Texas Passes New Limits on Transgender High School Athletes

Texas Passes New Limits on Transgender High School Athletes

NEWS | Oct 18

Texas is poised to become the latest and most populous state to tighten restrictions on transgender athletes in public high school sports.

First Look: Lance Bass and Husband Welcome Twins Violet and Alexander

First Look: Lance Bass and Husband Welcome Twins Violet and Alexander

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 18

Having welcomed twins, Lance Bass and husband Michael Turchin are officially dads. They shared the news on Instagram in the cutest way.

UK Premier League Soccer Player Terrified to Come Out, Seeks Therapy

UK Premier League Soccer Player Terrified to Come Out, Seeks Therapy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18

An unidentified gay Premier League soccer player in the UK has revealed that he is so afraid of being attacked by fans that he's staying in the closet — and seeking therapy for his fear.

Report: Gay Couple Beaten, Stomped as Gang of 5 Hurl Anti-Gay Epithets

Report: Gay Couple Beaten, Stomped as Gang of 5 Hurl Anti-Gay Epithets

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18

A gay couple in the town of Basildon, in Essex, England, say they were attacked by a gang of five assailants in the early morning hours of Oct. 10, just after leaving an LGBTQ+ night spot called Colors.

Covid Testing, Turnaround Times Are Still Uneven This Far Into Pandemic

Covid Testing, Turnaround Times Are Still Uneven This Far Into Pandemic

NEWS | By Rae Ellen Bichell | Oct 18

The ability to get a COVID test — and timely results — can vary widely nationwide.

Don't Miss: Schuyler Bailar Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

Don't Miss: Schuyler Bailar Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18

Transgender advocate, speaker and author Schuyler Bailar joins EDGE on October 19 for a live interview to discuss his new book, "Obie is Man Enough."

News

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller | Oct 18

President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his administration's accomplishments on a global stage.

Entertainment

Review: Japanese Horror Classic 'Onibaba' Scares Again on Blu-ray Courtesy of Criterion

Review: Japanese Horror Classic 'Onibaba' Scares Again on Blu-ray Courtesy of Criterion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | Oct 18

Kaneto Shindo's legendary horror film "Onibaba" is now available on Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection, boasting a new 1080p presentation and a couple new special features. If you're a fan of horror, this edition is for you.

Technology

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

TECHNOLOGY | By Joseph Pisani | Oct 14

Near the Twizzlers and Sour Patch Kids at It'Sugar are random items — fidget toys, fruit-shaped soft jelly candies — that earned a spot on the candy store's shelves because they went viral on TikTok.

Finance

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | Oct 14

Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.

Cars

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Oct 16

There are a number of new models on the horizon that promise big improvements. Here are five of them coming out in the next three to six months that Edmunds' experts believe will be worth the wait.

Style

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

STYLE | By Sophia Eppolito | Oct 14

Apple CEO Tim Cook and retired NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade joined Utah leaders Wednesday to announce the completion of a local advocacy group's campaign to build new homes that provide services for LGBTQ youth in the U.S. West.

Travel

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

TRAVEL | By Rod McGuirk | Oct 18

Australia's Queensland state announced plans Monday to open up to vaccinated travelers, ending the status it has enjoyed throughout the pandemic of remaining virtually free of COVID-19.

Nightlife

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® Turboo

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® Turboo

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 18

Just because you are in the middle of staying healthy and safe during the pandemic does not mean you have to forget about your sex life; you are your safest sex partner, and this toy can help you become your best partner, too.