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Meghan McCain Book Shares Why She Left 'Toxic' Times at 'The View'

Meghan McCain Book Shares Why She Left 'Toxic' Times at 'The View'

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Oct 19

Meghan McCain says she decided to leave "The View" following her second day back from maternity leave in January when frequent foil Joy Behar said "I did not miss you" during a political argument.

Writer Welcomes Positive Reaction to New Bisexual Superman

Writer Welcomes Positive Reaction to New Bisexual Superman

ENTERTAINMENT | By Rod McGuirk | Oct 19

Comic book writer Tom Taylor says he could not be happier with the reaction to his portrayal of a new Superman as bisexual.

Watch: MCU Head Promises 'Eternals' Will be 'Just the Start' for LGBTQ+ Representation

Watch: MCU Head Promises 'Eternals' Will be 'Just the Start' for LGBTQ+ Representation

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19

Kevin Feige, the head of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, promises that the upcoming 26th MCU feature, "Eternals," will kickstart significant LGBTQ+ representation going forward.

Why Phoenix is on the Verge of Becoming an LGBTQ+ Epicenter

Why Phoenix is on the Verge of Becoming an LGBTQ+ Epicenter

TRAVEL | By David Perry | Oct 19

Phoenix and neighboring city Scottsdale are becoming the LGBTQ+ power couple of the Southwest.

'Queer Eye' Star Responds to Marjorie Taylor Greene Comparison of HIV Status to COVID Vaccination

'Queer Eye' Star Responds to Marjorie Taylor Greene Comparison of HIV Status to COVID Vaccination

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19

"Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness jumped in when Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted a comparison between Magic Johnson's HIV status and an unvaccinated NBA player being benched.

Watch: Buttigieg Reflects on Being Gay, Coming Out in 'Mayor Pete' Trailer

Watch: Buttigieg Reflects on Being Gay, Coming Out in 'Mayor Pete' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19

The trailer for the upcoming Amazon Prime Video documentary "Mayor Pete" features America's first credible out gay presidential candidate reflecting on being gay and embracing authenticity.

Dreaming Biopics: Old Gay Hollywood Meets New Gay Hollywood

Dreaming Biopics: Old Gay Hollywood Meets New Gay Hollywood

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 19

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?

Channing Tatum Weighs in on Dave Chappelle Controversy: 'I Understand'

Channing Tatum Weighs in on Dave Chappelle Controversy: 'I Understand'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 19

Channing Tatum is the latest celebrity to address the backlash comedian Dave Chappelle received from his Netflix comedy special, "The Closer."

Adele to Debut New TV Concert and Oprah Interview

Adele to Debut New TV Concert and Oprah Interview

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 19

With a new album on the way, Adele is ready to tell her story to Oprah.

Cody Simpson Thirst-traps Without Even Trying

Cody Simpson Thirst-traps Without Even Trying

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19

Aussie singer/swimmer thirst-trapped without really trying at a recording studio.

News

In Cuba, Divisions Over Law to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

In Cuba, Divisions Over Law to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Andrea Rodríguez | Oct 19

Cuba's socialist government recently published a draft Family Law and asked for public comment ahead of a referendum, creating an unusually public clash over policy on the island where Pentecostal churches have been growing.

Entertainment

Celebrating 50, 'Jesus Christ Superstar' is Muddled Spectacle

Celebrating 50, 'Jesus Christ Superstar' is Muddled Spectacle

ENTERTAINMENT | By Adam Brinklow | Oct 20

This is the 50th anniversary production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's still-controversial 1970/71 rock opera, which imagines the final days of Jesus' life as a sweaty, high-emotion music festival.

Business

MTV: Europe Music Awards to Counter Hungary's Anti-Gay Laws

MTV: Europe Music Awards to Counter Hungary's Anti-Gay Laws

BUSINESS | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 19

The MTV Europe Music Awards will be held Nov. 14 in Hungary, the network said Tuesday, reaffirming and defending the location despite the country's recent passage of legislation widely condemned as anti-LGBTQ.

Technology

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

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

TECHNOLOGY | 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

FINANCE | 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

CARS | 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.

Health/Fitness

Why COVID Boosters Weren't Tweaked to Better Match Variants

Why COVID Boosters Weren't Tweaked to Better Match Variants

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Oct 19

More COVID-19 booster shots may be on the way — but when it's your turn, you'll get an extra dose of the original vaccine, not one updated to better match the extra-contagious delta variant.

Travel

4 of Mexico's Best-Kept LGBTQ+ Travel Secrets

4 of Mexico's Best-Kept LGBTQ+ Travel Secrets

TRAVEL | By Brandon Berkson | Oct 19

EDGE and Hotels Above Par continue our fall travel collab, this time focusing on Mexico's best LGBTQ+-friendly destinations.

Nightlife

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

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® 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.