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'The Reach' Plans to Make the Kennedy Center 'Your Favorite Hangout Spot'

'The Reach' Plans to Make the Kennedy Center 'Your Favorite Hangout Spot'

By Sam Cronin | Jul 22
The Kennedy Center will be opening an expansion of ten new buildings called The Reach in September. Robert Van Leer, Sr VP of Artist Planning spoke to EDGE about the ten new spaces which will encourage public involvement in the creative process.

Pageant Winner Ousted After Tweets on Muslims, Black People

Pageant Winner Ousted After Tweets on Muslims, Black People

Jul 22
The Miss World America organization has stripped its Michigan pageant winner of her title, which she says was because of tweets she made about Muslims and black people.

Michigan Pageant Winner Ousted after Tweets about Muslims

Michigan Pageant Winner Ousted after Tweets about Muslims

Jul 21
The Miss World America organization has stripped its Michigan pageant winner of her title, which she says was because of tweets she made about Muslims and blacks.

Is Calling Mayor Pete 'Mary Pete' Homophobic?

Is Calling Mayor Pete 'Mary Pete' Homophobic?

By Robert Nesti | Jul 19
The New Republic pulled queer writer Dale Peck's piece criticizing Pete Buttigieg for being homophobic. But was it? (You can read it here.)

Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to Receive Kennedy Center Award

Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to Receive Kennedy Center Award

By Ashraf Khalil | Jul 18
Actress Sally Field and the long-running children's TV show "Sesame Street" are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.

No 'Manpower': Berkeley Bans Gender-Specific Words in Code

No 'Manpower': Berkeley Bans Gender-Specific Words in Code

Jul 18
Berkeley, California, has adopted an ordinance to replace some terms with gender-neutral words in the city code.

Myths and Risks in App that Gives You Peek into Older Self

Myths and Risks in App that Gives You Peek into Older Self

By Rachel Lerman | Jul 18
Is a peek into the future worth your privacy in the present? That concern was pushed to the spotlight this week with the resurgence of a smartphone app that uses artificial intelligence to transform your current face into your younger and older selves.

Fans Descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

Fans Descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 18
Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here.

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Jul 17
Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but the tech giants also continue to push the boundaries of inclusion and diversity.

2019 Pride Roundup

2019 Pride Roundup

By Sam Cronin | Jul 15
2019 has been a great year for Pride festivals and parades nationwide, many of which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Check out our roundup of EDGE coverage and photo albums from this year's events so far!

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