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Winter Rendezvous 2018 Wet 'n Wild Pool Party Extravaganza Part Two :: January 19, 2018

Winter Rendezvous 2018 Wet 'n Wild Pool Party Extravaganza Part Two :: January 19, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 23
The Trapp Family Lodge Wine Cellar in Stowe Vermont was the place to be for more of Winter Rendezvous' Wet 'n Wild Pool Party Extravaganza.

Winter Rendezvous 2018 Wet 'n Wild Pool Party Extravaganza Part One :: January 19, 2018

Winter Rendezvous 2018 Wet 'n Wild Pool Party Extravaganza Part One :: January 19, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 23
Winter Rendezvous held their Wet 'n Wild Pool Party Extravaganza at the Trapp Family Lodge Wine Cellar. Check out these fun photos.

GLAM Awards @ Public :: January 21, 2018

GLAM Awards @ Public :: January 21, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 23
Now in its nineteenth year, the GLAM awards recognizes of all the amazing talent, creativity, and strength of the gay community in NYC nightlife. An evening like no other!

Watch: Evangelical Group Uses Pro-LGBTQ Language to Send Anti-Gay Message

Watch: Evangelical Group Uses Pro-LGBTQ Language to Send Anti-Gay Message

NEWS | Jan 23
A new YouTube video from an evangelical media company is making headlines this week for using pro-LGBTQ language to get across an anti-gay message.

Prominent Homophobe: As Long as Trump Serves Up Right-Wing Policy, Evangelicals Will Look the Other Way

Prominent Homophobe: As Long as Trump Serves Up Right-Wing Policy, Evangelicals Will Look the Other Way

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 23
The question persists as to when people of faith will experience a "Road to Damascus" moment regarding the president. According to Tony Perkins, as long as Trump continues to dish up anti-LGBTQ policies, that moment will never come.

'Transjester' Lady Bunny Has Something to Say

'Transjester' Lady Bunny Has Something to Say

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jan 23
Lady Bunny has something to say and will do so in her show "Transjester!" that comes to Cambridge's Oberon this week. EDGE caught up with the outspoken drag icon to talk about the show.

Simon Barnes, Who Played 'Teletubbies' Character Tinky Winky, Dies at 52

Simon Barnes, Who Played 'Teletubbies' Character Tinky Winky, Dies at 52

NEWS | Jan 23
London actor Simon Barnes, best known for playing the purple creature Tinky Winky on the popular late 90s kids show the "Teletubbies" has died. He was 52.

Watch: Fox News' Guy Benson's Vid About Being Gay, Christian & Conservative Goes Viral

Watch: Fox News' Guy Benson's Vid About Being Gay, Christian & Conservative Goes Viral

NEWS | Jan 23
Fox News contributor Guy Benson released a video Monday for the conservative digital media organization PragerU in which he complains about the unfair treatment he gets for being an openly gay Christian and conservative.

Mama Warrior Aids Children of Deported Migrants

Mama Warrior Aids Children of Deported Migrants

NEWS | Jan 23
In South Florida, Nora Sandigo helps children who's parents have been deported by using a legal tool that gives her power of attorney. The demand for her help is rising as immigration laws become stricter under the Trump administration.

Rapper Ja Rule Goes on Homophobic Twitter Tirade Against 50 Cent, Calls Him a 'Power Bottom'

Rapper Ja Rule Goes on Homophobic Twitter Tirade Against 50 Cent, Calls Him a 'Power Bottom'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 23
Rapper Ja Rule reignited his decades-long feud with rapper 50 Cent Friday in a bizarre and homophobic Twitter rant in which he called the "In Da Club" rapper a "#POWERBOTTOM."


News

Police Probe Anti-Gay, Racist Banners Found Outside Indiana Church

Police Probe Anti-Gay, Racist Banners Found Outside Indiana Church

NATIONAL | Jan 23
Police are investigating after banners with racist and anti-gay messages were erected outside a northwest Indiana church known for its progressive stands on racial and social justice issues.


Entertainment

 Review :: Permission

Review :: Permission

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 23
This relationship comedy is also a viscerally moving exploration of the most frightening question a couple can ask: Are we really right for each other?


Business

Head of Russian Outlet RT Says U.S. Foreign Agent Order Hurts

Head of Russian Outlet RT Says U.S. Foreign Agent Order Hurts

CORPORATE | By John Daniszewski | Jan 23
The head of Russian television channel RT says that having to register as a foreign agent in the United States is already hurting the Kremlin-funded outlet.


Technology

Beset by Traffic Via Navigation Apps, Town Restricts Access

Beset by Traffic Via Navigation Apps, Town Restricts Access

PERSONAL TECH | By David Porter | Jan 23
As a response to navigation apps that re-route some of the tens of thousands of vehicles headed to the bridge, Leonia is to start imposing fines Monday on non-residents who drive on residential streets during commuting hours.


Cars

14 Automakers List More Models in Takata Recall

14 Automakers List More Models in Takata Recall

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 21
U.S. safety regulators have released models from 14 different automakers that are being recalled to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.


Style

Paris Fashion Week Finale: Lanvin, Kenzo & More

Paris Fashion Week Finale: Lanvin, Kenzo & More

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 23
Lanvin and Paul Smith capped a masculine and utilitarian menswear season in Paris as Kenzo paid tribute to Irish singer-songwriter Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries, who died last week.


Health/Fitness

Indoor Velodrome Expected to Draw Cyclists to Detroit

Indoor Velodrome Expected to Draw Cyclists to Detroit

FITNESS | By Corey Williams | Jan 23
An indoor cycling track in Detroit is expected to draw bike riders from other cold-weather states and across the U.S. while giving inner-city youth the opportunity to participate for free in the fast-moving and growing sport.


Travel

Avalanche Prompts Italy Hotel Evacuation

Avalanche Prompts Italy Hotel Evacuation

By Colleen Barry | Jan 23
Four helicopters were evacuating some 100 tourists and hotel workers from a four-star mountainside hotel and a nearby guesthouse in northern Italy after an avalanche overnight.