LBGTQ News and More

For the LGBTQ Community, Even Small Races Can Have Big Impact

For the LGBTQ Community, Even Small Races Can Have Big Impact

NEWS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 29

Politics begin at the local level, where community organizers and volunteers are part of the foundation from which future state and national candidates sprout. San Diego provides a case study about the impact of LGBTQ politicians and voters.

Porn Star Ron Jeremy Pleads Not Guilty to New Rape Charges

Porn Star Ron Jeremy Pleads Not Guilty to New Rape Charges

NEWS | Oct 29

Adult film star Ron Jeremy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of rape and sexual assault involving six victims, including a teenage girl, prosecutors said.

Watch: Khloe Kardashian Confirms She had Coronavirus in Video

Watch: Khloe Kardashian Confirms She had Coronavirus in Video

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 29

Khloe Kardashian says she had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Country Artist Cam Confronts Hard Truths on 'The Otherside'

Country Artist Cam Confronts Hard Truths on 'The Otherside'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Oct 29

The five-year journey between albums for country singer Cam was an evolution in coming to grips with hard truths about a music industry that had left her a bit bruised but not broken.

Trump Paints Apocalyptic Portrait of Life in US Under Biden

Trump Paints Apocalyptic Portrait of Life in US Under Biden

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Oct 29

The suburbs wouldn't be the suburbs anymore, the economy would sink into its worst depression ever and police departments would cease to exist.

Trump, Biden to Appeal to Last-Minute Voters in Florida

Trump, Biden to Appeal to Last-Minute Voters in Florida

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Aamer Madhani and Tamara Lush | Oct 29

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican's pathway to another term as both nominees turn their focus to encouraging voters to turn out on Election Day.

Supreme Court Fears Spark Same-Sex Couples' Rush to the Altar

Supreme Court Fears Spark Same-Sex Couples' Rush to the Altar

NEWS | Oct 29

With newest Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett having been confirmed in record time, same-sex couples are in a rush of their own: To get married while they still can

Pope Stresses COVID Precautions, Doesn't Wear Mask at General Audience

Pope Stresses COVID Precautions, Doesn't Wear Mask at General Audience

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 28

Despite cautioning the Catholic faithful in attendance about the risks of COVID-19, Pope Francis and his aides did not wear masks at Wednesday's general audience.

Watch: New Documentary on Poland's Anti-LGBTQ Oppression

Watch: New Documentary on Poland's Anti-LGBTQ Oppression

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 28

i-D has just released a new, brief but stark documentary on discrimination and increased violence against LGBTQ people in Poland.

Sam Smith Credits Lady Gaga for Accepting Their Queerness

Sam Smith Credits Lady Gaga for Accepting Their Queerness

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 28

British pop star Sam Smith credits Lady Gaga for inspiring them to accept their queerness.

Technology

Can Video Games Help You Level Up Your Health?

Can Video Games Help You Level Up Your Health?

TECHNOLOGY | Oct 29

While nobody is suggesting you trade in your gym membership for a game subscription, it turns out there probably are worse things you could be doing with your leisure time, experts say.

Finance

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 29

Trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, the Trump administration on Thursday finalized a requirement for insurers to tell consumers up front the actual prices for common tests and procedures.

Cars

VW Recalls Jettas to Fix Fuel Leaks that Can Cause Fires

VW Recalls Jettas to Fix Fuel Leaks that Can Cause Fires

CARS | Oct 28

Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires. The recall covers certain cars from the 2016 through 2018 model years.

Style

Twitter's Latest Obsession? The Nike Jockstrap

Twitter's Latest Obsession? The Nike Jockstrap

STYLE | Oct 28

Has Lady Gaga's "Chromatica" jockstrap been replaced? According to Twitter, the latest undergarment to own is Nike's simple black jockstrap.

Travel

Greater Palm Springs: Where Every Day Is a SUN Day

Greater Palm Springs: Where Every Day Is a SUN Day

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 29

EDGE takes a closer look at some of the best hotels, restaurants and activities in Greater Palm Springs, so you can start planning your vacation with ease.