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Biden Admin Extends Protections to Transgender Students

Biden Admin Extends Protections to Transgender Students

NEWS | Jun 16
The U.S. Education Department expanded its interpretation of federal sex protections to include transgender and gay students, a move that reverses Trump-era policy and stands against proposals in many states to bar transgender girls from school sports.

Survey Says 'Dad Bod' Confidence Is on the Rise

Survey Says 'Dad Bod' Confidence Is on the Rise

Results from Planet Fitness' fifth annual survey reveals how Americans feel about the body type known as the "dad bod."

In The Works? 10 Musicals That Should Be Made Films

In The Works? 10 Musicals That Should Be Made Films

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | Jun 16
With the critically lauded, massively adored "In the Heights" film burning up screens this summer, we're all reminded that there's nothing quite like a big movie musical. Here are 10 musicals that deserve the big-screen treatment.

Super Fly Sundays @ The Monarch Bar :: June 13, 2021

Super Fly Sundays @ The Monarch Bar :: June 13, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 16
Shawn Paul Mazur and Matthew Blue presented New York City's longest running Sunday Rooftop party at the Monarch Bar in Midtown, with great music by BJ DJ Dawson and the amazing Queen host Skye Walker.

Report: Companies Wave the Rainbow Flag for Pride, Fund Anti-LGBTQ Politicians

Report: Companies Wave the Rainbow Flag for Pride, Fund Anti-LGBTQ Politicians

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16
An investigative report has uncovered more than two dozen companies that wave the rainbow flag during Pride Month, but contribute to anti-LGTBQ politicians.

Experience Seneca Resorts & Casinos

Experience Seneca Resorts & Casinos

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 16
Looking for a getaway in Western New York near Niagara Falls, Buffalo New York's trendy Inner Harbor, or at the foot of the majestic Allegheny Mountains? You've come to the right place at Seneca.

PTown's Cabaret Fest — Summer Camp for Cabaret Fans

PTown's Cabaret Fest — Summer Camp for Cabaret Fans

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jun 16
One of the things many of us have been pining for most is the thrill of experiencing live entertainment in person. "Broadway at the Beach: the 21st Provincetown CabaretFest" looks to be just the answer.

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Jokes Colton Underwood Is a 'Baby Gay,' Teases Netflix Show

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Jokes Colton Underwood Is a 'Baby Gay,' Teases Netflix Show

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 16
In a new interview with Us Weekly, out Olympian Gus Kenworthy opened up about his friendship with "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood, who made headlines in April when he came out as gay.

Being Vaccinated Doesn't Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here's Why.

Being Vaccinated Doesn't Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here's Why.

NEWS | By Bernard J. Wolfson | Jun 16
Even if you are vaccinated, though, you don't need to change your behavior one iota if doing so makes you uncomfortable.

Kevin Hart, Having Been Canceled for Homophobic Jokes, Now Decries 'Cancel Culture'

Kevin Hart, Having Been Canceled for Homophobic Jokes, Now Decries 'Cancel Culture'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16
In a new interview, comedian Kevin Hart denounces cancel culture — having been canceled himself for his history of making homophobic jokes, which led him to step down from hosting the Oscars in 2018.


News

Watch: The Queer City — How to Design More Inclusive Public Space

Watch: The Queer City — How to Design More Inclusive Public Space

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 16
Through interviews with over 120 academics, designers, activists and other respondents, researchers have studied how considering the design and planning needs of LGBTQ people might make the public realm more inclusive.


Business

Noodles & Company Stands Firm With Gender-Neutral Restrooms After GOP Lawmaker's Facebook Attack

Noodles & Company Stands Firm With Gender-Neutral Restrooms After GOP Lawmaker's Facebook Attack

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 15
Fast-food chain Noodles & Company is standing by its policy of gender-neutral restrooms after a Republican state lawmaker in Pennsylvania inveighed against the company in a Facebook post.


Technology

Activities That Are a Click Away: Industries Investing in Mobile-Friendly Websites

Activities That Are a Click Away: Industries Investing in Mobile-Friendly Websites

PERSONAL TECH | Jun 14
There are still industries that invest heavily in their websites so that people with limited device space and those who prefer to carry out tasks in a simpler manner have that option.


Finance

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 7
A new platform, created in partnership with SAGE and LifeCents and supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation, is helping LGBTQ elders reduce financial stress and rethink how to budget and strategize for the future.


Cars

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Jun 12
Leasing a car now provides a number of advantages over a traditional financed purchase. To start with, you don't have to put as much money down.


Style

8 European Skincare Brands We're Obsessed With for Summer

8 European Skincare Brands We're Obsessed With for Summer

GROOMING | By Ryan Leeds | Jun 16
EDGE leaps across the Atlantic to discover some of our favorite European skincare brands that can enhance your glow, boost confidence, and launch you back into the world of the living.


Travel

3 International Travel Ideas for Your Summer Vacation

3 International Travel Ideas for Your Summer Vacation

By Sally French, NerdWallet | Jun 16
So you're ready to hit the skies for an international flight after more than a year of COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines and restrictions, but where can you go?


Nightlife

Super Size Queen Fridays @ Hardware Bar :: June 11, 2021

Super Size Queen Fridays @ Hardware Bar :: June 11, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 15
Following all CDC regulations, guests provided proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test before attending Super Size Queen Fridays held at Hardware Bar in Hell's Kitchen. Promoted by Shawn P. Mazur and Matthew Gagnon, with DJ Michael Borowski.