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Dreaming Biopics: Old Gay Hollywood Meets New Gay Hollywood

Dreaming Biopics: Old Gay Hollywood Meets New Gay Hollywood

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 18
There were plenty of stars who were closeted gays in old Hollywood. Today's Hollywood is a different place. Is it time for out Hollywood stars to play closeted legends?

'This Is My Life' — Billy Porter Slams Vogue's Harry Styles Cover

'This Is My Life' — Billy Porter Slams Vogue's Harry Styles Cover

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Billy Porter slammed Vogue's Harry Styles cover. "I created the conversation [about non-binary fashion]."

Texas Passes New Limits on Transgender High School Athletes

Texas Passes New Limits on Transgender High School Athletes

NEWS | Oct 18
Texas is poised to become the latest and most populous state to tighten restrictions on transgender athletes in public high school sports.

UK Premier League Soccer Player Terrified to Come Out, Seeks Therapy

UK Premier League Soccer Player Terrified to Come Out, Seeks Therapy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
An unidentified gay Premier League soccer player in the UK has revealed that he is so afraid of being attacked by fans that he's staying in the closet — and seeking therapy for his fear.

Report: Gay Couple Beaten, Stomped as Gang of 5 Hurl Anti-Gay Epithets

Report: Gay Couple Beaten, Stomped as Gang of 5 Hurl Anti-Gay Epithets

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
A gay couple in the town of Basildon, in Essex, England, say they were attacked by a gang of five assailants in the early morning hours of Oct. 10, just after leaving an LGBTQ+ night spot called Colors.

Covid Testing, Turnaround Times Are Still Uneven This Far Into Pandemic

Covid Testing, Turnaround Times Are Still Uneven This Far Into Pandemic

NEWS | By Rae Ellen Bichell | Oct 18
The ability to get a COVID test — and timely results — can vary widely nationwide.

Don't Miss: Schuyler Bailar Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

Don't Miss: Schuyler Bailar Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Transgender advocate, speaker and author Schuyler Bailar joins EDGE on October 19 for a live interview to discuss his new book, "Obie is Man Enough."

Watch: 'SNL' Comic Bowen Yang Follows Up 'Iceberg' with 'Gay Oompa Loompa'

Watch: 'SNL' Comic Bowen Yang Follows Up 'Iceberg' with 'Gay Oompa Loompa'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
Bowen Yang, whose "Gay Iceberg that Sank the Titanic" character instantly became iconic, has done it again — this time with an LGBTQ+ Oompa Loompa.

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's DogĀ® Turboo

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's DogĀ® Turboo

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 18
Just because you are in the middle of staying healthy and safe during the pandemic does not mean you have to forget about your sex life; you are your safest sex partner, and this toy can help you become your best partner, too.

6 Months to Live or Die: How Long Should an Alcoholic Liver Disease Patient Wait for a Transplant?

6 Months to Live or Die: How Long Should an Alcoholic Liver Disease Patient Wait for a Transplant?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Aneri Pattani | Oct 18
In the U.S., a widespread practice requires patients with alcoholic liver disease to complete a period of sobriety before they can get on the waiting list for a liver.


News

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

POLITICS | By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller | Oct 18
President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his administration's accomplishments on a global stage.


Entertainment

Review: 'The Haunting of Hill House' Delivers Some Thrills and Chills
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Review: 'The Haunting of Hill House' Delivers Some Thrills and Chills

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Oct 12
Just in time for Halloween, "The Haunting of Hill House" promises audiences a no-holds-barred exploration of the supernatural.

Review: Japanese Horror Classic 'Onibaba' Scares Again on Blu-ray Courtesy of Criterion

Review: Japanese Horror Classic 'Onibaba' Scares Again on Blu-ray Courtesy of Criterion

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Oct 18
Kaneto Shindo's legendary horror film "Onibaba" is now available on Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection, boasting a new 1080p presentation and a couple new special features. If you're a fan of horror, this edition is for you.


Technology

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

NATIONAL | By Joseph Pisani | Oct 14
Near the Twizzlers and Sour Patch Kids at It'Sugar are random items — fidget toys, fruit-shaped soft jelly candies — that earned a spot on the candy store's shelves because they went viral on TikTok.


Finance

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

FOOD/DRINK | By Martin Crutsinger | Oct 14
Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.


Cars

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Oct 16
There are a number of new models on the horizon that promise big improvements. Here are five of them coming out in the next three to six months that Edmunds' experts believe will be worth the wait.


Style

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

NATIONAL | By Sophia Eppolito | Oct 14
Apple CEO Tim Cook and retired NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade joined Utah leaders Wednesday to announce the completion of a local advocacy group's campaign to build new homes that provide services for LGBTQ youth in the U.S. West.


Travel

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

By Rod McGuirk | Oct 18
Australia's Queensland state announced plans Monday to open up to vaccinated travelers, ending the status it has enjoyed throughout the pandemic of remaining virtually free of COVID-19.