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'90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's' 1st LGBTQ Couple — 'We Are Absolutely 100% Real'

'90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's' 1st LGBTQ Couple — 'We Are Absolutely 100% Real'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jun 3
Meet Kenneth and Armando, the first gay male couple to appear on a "90 Day Fiancé" franchise — "The Other Way," premiering June 8. On it, Kenneth moves to Mexico to live with Armando and his daughter. EDGE spoke to the couple about their romance.

Sporting Lives: Mark Brown's 'Gay Games I: The True Story: The Forgotten Man'

Sporting Lives: Mark Brown's 'Gay Games I: The True Story: The Forgotten Man'

NEWS | By Roger Brigham | Jun 3
Thirty-eight years ago, Mark Brown, an early organizer in local LGBT softball and bowling leagues, left the organizing group of the inaugural Gay Games. Now he has published a book that shares his perspective on his 'forgotten' involvement.

4 Tips for Beginning Runners

4 Tips for Beginning Runners

Have you decided a 5K or marathon is in your future? Or are you just trying to burn through some of the stress of a pandemic world? In either case, if you're new to running it's important to begin your new exercise routine with care.

African-American Trans Woman Iyanna Dior Beaten by Crowd in Minneapolis

African-American Trans Woman Iyanna Dior Beaten by Crowd in Minneapolis

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 3
Iyanna Dior, an African-American transwoman, was attacked and beaten by a mob of more then thirty people after a minor traffic accident in Minneapolis on June 1, news sources reported.

Life with Leon Acord: New Book Chronicles the Life of A Gay Actor

Life with Leon Acord: New Book Chronicles the Life of A Gay Actor

NEWS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 3
In his new book 'Sub-Lebrity: The Queer Life of a Show-Biz Footnote,' actor and former San Franciscan Leon Acord, now a resident of Hollywood, chronicles his life as an openly gay theater actor and a performer in low budget independent film.

Adult Performer Billy Santoro's Racist Comments Lead to Sites Dumping Him and Apparent Suicide Attempt

Adult Performer Billy Santoro's Racist Comments Lead to Sites Dumping Him and Apparent Suicide Attempt

An adult performer apparently attempted suicide after his racist comments led to content-sharing sites cancelling his account and a social media backlash.

Gallup Poll Shows Support Remains High for Marriage Equality

Gallup Poll Shows Support Remains High for Marriage Equality

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 3
A new edition of the yearly Gallup poll that looks at support of marriage equality finds that support today is just as high as it was when it hit a peak level of 67% two years ago.

Here's How 'Batwoman' Will Handle Ruby Rose's Sudden Departure

Here's How 'Batwoman' Will Handle Ruby Rose's Sudden Departure

Ruby Rose unexpectedly departed the CW series "Batwoman," where she played the openly gay titular superhero. Producers are revealing how they'll move forward with Season 2.

The Inaugural OUTstream Film Fest  Announces Virtual Film Lineup to Kick Off Pride Month

The Inaugural OUTstream Film Fest Announces Virtual Film Lineup to Kick Off Pride Month

OUTstream Film Fest, which will make its debut June 1-7, 2020, has announced its initial lineup of titles.

Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation's Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney

Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation's Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney

NEWS | Jun 3
To kick off Pride Month, the KindRED Pride Foundation announces two events on June 6: The RED Shirt Challenge, and a 12-Hour Virtual Celebration.


Business

WWII Flag Stolen from City Hall Amid Nevada Protest Returned

WWII Flag Stolen from City Hall Amid Nevada Protest Returned

BUSINESS | Jun 3
The Reno protest was peaceful until a smaller group of people was seen defacing the old police headquarters, stealing from downtown businesses and burning an American flag.



Technology

New York City Contact Tracers Start, Reach Out to 600 People

New York City Contact Tracers Start, Reach Out to 600 People

TECHNOLOGY | By Marina Villeneuve, Karen Matthews, and Michael Hill | Jun 3
New York City contact tracers hired to contain the spread of the coronavirus reached out to all of the roughly 600 people who tested positive for the virus citywide on Monday.



Finance

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

Swish Dental is just one of a growing number of dental practices nationwide that in the past month have begun charging patients an infection control fee between $10 and $20.



Health/Fitness

Pandemic Presents New Hurdles, And Hope, For People Struggling With Addiction

Pandemic Presents New Hurdles, And Hope, For People Struggling With Addiction

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Nina Feldman, WHYY | Jun 3
The coronavirus pandemic has largely eclipsed the conversation around the opioid crisis. But the crisis still rages on despite business closures, the cancellation of in-person treatment appointments and the strain on many addiction resources.



Travel

Cameras at Brussels Airport Will Check for Fever

Cameras at Brussels Airport Will Check for Fever

TRAVEL | Jun 3
Passengers at Brussels airport could be denied access to flights if their body temperature exceeds 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit as part of measures aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus.



Nightlife

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 28
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.