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Watch: Are 'The Circle's' Chloe and Mitchell Dating?

Watch: Are 'The Circle's' Chloe and Mitchell Dating?

ENTERTAINMENT | May 9

The second season of Netflix's breakout reality series "The Circle" ended this week, but is the relationship between Chloe Veitch and Mitchell Eason just beginning?

British Hunk Duncan James Finds His Gay Comfort Zone. Admits It Hasn't Been Easy

British Hunk Duncan James Finds His Gay Comfort Zone. Admits It Hasn't Been Easy

ENTERTAINMENT | May 9

Out British singer Duncan James admitted to being "ashamed" of being gay in the past, he told the British magazine OK! He is now comfortable with who he is, but discussed the cruel responses he has had on social media to his being gay.

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 | May 9

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.

Ouch! Why Is Lily James Biting Sebastian Stan's Nipple?

Ouch! Why Is Lily James Biting Sebastian Stan's Nipple?

ENTERTAINMENT | May 9

Sebastian Stan likes to transgress in playful ways, and continued to do so this week posting a pic of actress Lily James biting his nipple.

Watch: 'It's Always Sunny' Star Rob McElhenney Honors his Gay Moms for Mother's Day

Watch: 'It's Always Sunny' Star Rob McElhenney Honors his Gay Moms for Mother's Day

ENTERTAINMENT | May 9

Rob McElhenney's character on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" may be a bit conflicted about being gay, but in real-life the actor is a proud son to his mothers, Helena McElhenney and her wife Mary Taylor.

Unrequited: New Book Maintains Elizabeth Taylor's Greatest Love was Montgomery Clift

Unrequited: New Book Maintains Elizabeth Taylor's Greatest Love was Montgomery Clift

ENTERTAINMENT | May 9

In "Elizabeth And Monty: The Untold Story Of Their Intimate Friendship," a new book about the relationship between two of the 1950s hottest stars, Charles Casillo claims that Elizabeth Taylor's greatest love was Montgomery Clift.

Bad Romance: Jack Mackenroth Breaks Up with Dolf Dietrich (and It Is Not Pretty)

Bad Romance: Jack Mackenroth Breaks Up with Dolf Dietrich (and It Is Not Pretty)

ENTERTAINMENT | May 9

Break-ups don't get nastier than this. And because of Twitter, one between two popular adult male personalities has become very public.

Vermont Ends 'Gay Panic' Defense

Vermont Ends 'Gay Panic' Defense

NEWS | May 9

The state's Republican governor signed House Bill 128 to prevent using sexual orientation or gender identity as cause to harm LGBTQ people.

Equality Advocate Dismisses Caitlyn Jenner as 'Phyllis Schlafly of the Trans Community'

Equality Advocate Dismisses Caitlyn Jenner as 'Phyllis Schlafly of the Trans Community'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 9

The woman the Washington Post called the "best-known transgender person in the country" may be picking up a new moniker: "The Phyllis Schlafy of the trans community."

Sam Asghari Hits the Beach Without Britney (and the Paparazzi Follow)

Sam Asghari Hits the Beach Without Britney (and the Paparazzi Follow)

ENTERTAINMENT | May 9

When Sam Asghari goes to the beach, expect the paparazzi to follow. Such was the case on Thursday when the personal trainer and model, who is also Britney Spears' boyfriend, was seen hitting the surf on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

News

Vax Live Concert Raises $302 Million, Exceeds Vaccine Goal

Vax Live Concert Raises $302 Million, Exceeds Vaccine Goal

NEWS | May 9

The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organization's campaign.

Business

Weak Jobs Report Spurs New Arguments Over Big Fed Spending

Weak Jobs Report Spurs New Arguments Over Big Fed Spending

BUSINESS | By Josh Boak | May 8

President Joe Biden insists an unexpected slowdown in companies' hiring is clear new proof the U.S. needs the multitrillion-dollar federal boost he's pushing.

Technology

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

TECHNOLOGY | May 8

Lurking beneath Facebook's decision on whether to continue Donald Trump's suspension from its platform has raised a more complex and consequential question.

Finance

Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio Gets Prison Time for Tax Evasion

Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio Gets Prison Time for Tax Evasion

FINANCE | May 7

Bruno DiFabio, a celebrity pizza chef who owns restaurants in Connecticut and New York, was sentenced to 30 days in prison Thursday for tax evasion.

Cars

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

CARS | By Travis Langness of Edmunds | May 8

Edmunds experts report on five ultra-capable off-roaders that are either already on dealer lots or worth waiting for in the coming months.

Style

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

STYLE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 7

Strong sales results from Coach's parent as well as from the maker of Wrangler and Lee jeans offer the latest evidence that shoppers' spending on fashion and accessories is rebounding to pre-pandemic levels.rn

Health/Fitness

UK to Ease Holiday Travel Ban Yet Keeps Most Quarantines

UK to Ease Holiday Travel Ban Yet Keeps Most Quarantines

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jill Lawless | May 7

Britain announced a "first tentative step" Friday toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and Israel later this month without having to quarantine upon their return.rn

Travel

Norwegian Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida's Ports

Norwegian Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida's Ports

TRAVEL | By David Koeing | May 7

Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line is threatening to steer clear of Florida after the governor signed legislation banning businesses from requiring that customers show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.rn

Nightlife

Deja Lynn Alvarez Declares For Office

Deja Lynn Alvarez Declares For Office

NIGHTLIFE | May 7

Deja Lynn Alvarez announced her candidacy for the 182nd District in Philadelphia. If elected she will be the first out Transgender Latina state official.