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'DWTS's' Alain Bersten — Dancing Is the Best Kind of Stress

'DWTS's' Alain Bersten — Dancing Is the Best Kind of Stress

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jan 18

It could be said that Alain Bersten worked his way up the "Dancing With The Stars" organization. After joining as a troupe member, he graduated to dancing partner and is currently on tour with the show's live tour. EDGE spoke to him about his career.

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18

The Flesh Queer Festival featuring EDM and camping is among the UK's best LGBTQ+ events of 2022, which also includes anniversary Pride celebrations in Birmingham and London.

Philly's Arden Theatre's Run of 'Streetcar' Back on Track

Philly's Arden Theatre's Run of 'Streetcar' Back on Track

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lewis Whittington | Jan 18

The Arden Theatre Company reopens its doors this month with Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" after being shut down in March 2020 due to COVID.

Jim Obergefell, Face of Gay Marriage, to Run for Ohio House

Jim Obergefell, Face of Gay Marriage, to Run for Ohio House

NEWS | By John Seewer | Jan 18

Gay rights advocate Jim Obergefell, whose name was atop the U.S. Supreme Court case legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, announced Tuesday that he's running for a seat in the Ohio legislature.

Actor Julian Morris Celebrates Birthday with Sexy Tattoo

Actor Julian Morris Celebrates Birthday with Sexy Tattoo

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 18

"Pretty Little Liars" actor Julian Morris turned 39 last Thursday (January 13) and celebrated it with a new tattoo — a sexy, naked cowboy on one of his lower legs.

K-Way Windbreaker Brand Taps Hip New Market with R&D Line

K-Way Windbreaker Brand Taps Hip New Market with R&D Line

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Jan 18

K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreakers, stepped into luxury fashion with its first live runway show on closing day of Milan Fashion Week.

Out Athlete to Rep U.S. in Skeleton Sledding at Winter Olympics

Out Athlete to Rep U.S. in Skeleton Sledding at Winter Olympics

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18

Out athlete Andrew Blaser will represent the U.S. at the Winter Olympics in Beijing next month in the sport of skeleton sledding. He's the first openly gay man to do so.

Israel Study: 4th Vaccine Shows Limited Results with Omicron

Israel Study: 4th Vaccine Shows Limited Results with Omicron

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Josef Federman | Jan 18

Preliminary research indicates a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine provides only limited defense against the omicron variant.

Soccer Official Vows Five-Year Ban as Punishment for Homophobic Chants

Soccer Official Vows Five-Year Ban as Punishment for Homophobic Chants

NEWS | Jan 18

Soccer fans in Mexico who utter anti-LGBTQ+ chants will be banned from attending games for five years, the head of the Mexican Football Federation vowed.

Biden Year One Takeaways: Grand Ambitions, Humbling Defeats

Biden Year One Takeaways: Grand Ambitions, Humbling Defeats

NEWS | Jan 18

Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office.

Entertainment

Review: Stunning 'Red Shoes' Everything That Makes the Art of Cinema Grand

Review: Stunning 'Red Shoes' Everything That Makes the Art of Cinema Grand

ENTERTAINMENT | By Greg Vellante | Jan 18

Dedicated restoration work over nearly two decades has led Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's masterpiece, "The Red Shoes," to Criterion Collection 4K Ultra HD. And the result is downright stunning.

Technology

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

TECHNOLOGY | By Nick Perry | Jan 17

New Zealand's military on Monday morning was able to send a surveillance flight to Tonga to assess the extent of the damage from a huge undersea volcanic eruption.

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Health/Fitness

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Appleby, Phil Galewitz | Jan 15

While home antigen testing remains a useful — and underutilized — tool to curb the pandemic, experts say, it is often misused and may provide false confidence.

Travel

5 Reasons Why 'Shoulder Season' is the Best Time to Travel

5 Reasons Why 'Shoulder Season' is the Best Time to Travel

TRAVEL | By Sally French, NerdWallet | Jan 17

This year might bring similar COVID-related challenges for travelers, but here's a good way to skirt most: Travel during "shoulder season."