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Ex-Candidate Admits Lying About Operating on Pulse Survivors

Ex-Candidate Admits Lying About Operating on Pulse Survivors

NEWS | By Mike Scheider | Jul 23
A former candidate for the Florida Legislature acknowledged to state investigators that she lied when she said she was a medical doctor who had removed 77 bullets from 32 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in 2016.

Virginia School's Transgender Bathroom Ban is Back in Court

Virginia School's Transgender Bathroom Ban is Back in Court

NEWS | By Ben Finley | Jul 23
Gavin Grimm, a young man who has become a national face for transgender student rights, returns to a Virginia courtroom Tuesday to continue fighting against his former high school's transgender bathroom policy.

Marvel's Next Films Will Bring Diversity, Onscreen and Off

Marvel's Next Films Will Bring Diversity, Onscreen and Off

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ryan Pearson and Katie Campione | Jul 23
Marvel's push for more women and people of color in its immensely popular film franchise is extending to behind the camera as it launches its next round of films after the massive success of "Avengers: Endgame."

Indictment Handed Up in 'Real Housewives' Home Invasion

Indictment Handed Up in 'Real Housewives' Home Invasion

NEWS | Jul 23
A man has been indicted in the home invasion of a former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member.

Ready to Fight, Trump Says He'll Watch 'a Little' of Mueller

Ready to Fight, Trump Says He'll Watch 'a Little' of Mueller

NEWS | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Jul 23
He won't watch. Well, maybe just a little bit.

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become UK's Next Prime Minister

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become UK's Next Prime Minister

NEWS | By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka | Jul 23
Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country's next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union.

Bernie Sanders Thinks Media is Unfair, so He Created His Own

Bernie Sanders Thinks Media is Unfair, so He Created His Own

NEWS | By Juana Summers | Jul 23
When Bernie Sanders wanted to preview a speech about his signature health care plan, "Medicare for All," he did not opt for a traditional interview.

Study: Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin for Heart Health

Study: Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin for Heart Health

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 23
Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday.

Weight Loss Among Fat-Acceptance Influencers a Fraught Topic

Weight Loss Among Fat-Acceptance Influencers a Fraught Topic

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Leanne Italie | Jul 23
Fat-acceptance and body positive influencers are on the rise on social media and as fashion models as they fight back against the damaging pressures of idealized beauty peddled online and off.

Varla Jean Merman — Back in Ptown and 'Bored'

Varla Jean Merman — Back in Ptown and 'Bored'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jul 22
Varla Jean Merman has been performing in Ptown for some 20 years. She's back this summer with 'A Star is Bored.' EDGE catches up with the drag superstar about the show and all things Varla.


Entertainment

 Review :: RENT PARTY
New York City, NY

Review :: RENT PARTY

THEATRE | By Rob Urbinati | Jul 18
A small, charming, doll-house replica of row of tenements houses on a block in Harlem in the 1920s is the entire set for The Tank's production of Amina Henry's new play, a sweet, if slight story of three children helping to put together a "rent party."

 Review :: Sauvage / Wild

Review :: Sauvage / Wild

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jul 23
Unquestionably the hottest queer movie to come out of France this year has a controversial story about a young gay hooker. It should not be missed.


Business

Hundreds of Black Deaths in Red Summer Ignored Century Later

Hundreds of Black Deaths in Red Summer Ignored Century Later

CORPORATE | By Jesse J. Holland | Jul 23
America in the summer of 1919 ran red with blood from racial violence, and yet today, 100 years later, not many people know it even happened.


Technology

Olympic Robots Offer 'Virtual' Attendance, Help Out on Field

Olympic Robots Offer 'Virtual' Attendance, Help Out on Field

PERSONAL TECH | By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 22
A cart-like robot scuttles across the field to bring back javelins and discuses. A towering screen-on-wheels is designed for "virtual" attendance. The cute ones are, naturally, the likeness of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots.


Cars

Volvo Recalls 500,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Engine Part

Volvo Recalls 500,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Engine Part

AUTO NEWS | Jul 22
Volvo Cars is recalling about half a million cars worldwide because of a faulty engine component that may in extreme cases cause a vehicle to catch a fire.


Health/Fitness

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Jul 22
Party drugs like crystal meth, Special K, GHB and ecstasy are frequently combined for more intense or longer-lasting highs. Whether they're consumed together by design or accidentally, the results can be deadly.


Travel

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

By Joseph Pedro | Jul 19
New Orleans may reign supreme as the South's go-to party destination, but its history, diversity of cultures, LGBTQ friendliness, and "lay-say le bon tom roo-lay" attitude keeps visitors coming back.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Celebration  @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

San Diego Pride Celebration @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 16
San Diego held its LGBTQ Pride celebration at Balboa Park with four stages and over 100 performers and community activists.