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Joni Mitchell Joining Neil Young in Protest Over Spotify

Joni Mitchell Joining Neil Young in Protest Over Spotify

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jan 29

Joni Mitchell said Friday she is seeking to remove all of her music from Spotify in solidarity with Neil Young, who ignited a protest against the streaming service for airing a podcast that featured a figure who has spread misinformation about the coronav

Winter Storm Churns Up East Coast with Deep Snow, High Winds

Winter Storm Churns Up East Coast with Deep Snow, High Winds

NEWS | By Philip Marcelo | Jan 29

People from New York City to Maine awakened Saturday to half a foot (15 centimeters) of snow.

NewFest Announces Spring Line-Up For 'NewFest Presents'

NewFest Announces Spring Line-Up For 'NewFest Presents'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 29

NewFest announced the Spring line-up for "NewFest Presents," a monthly screening series taking place in-person at The LGBT Community Center n NYC, and streaming virtually.

That Was Gus Kenworthy's Ex -- Matthew Wilkas -- on 'And Just Like That'

That Was Gus Kenworthy's Ex -- Matthew Wilkas -- on 'And Just Like That'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28

The latest episode of "And Just Like That" is being slammed for a poorly timed Holocaust joke. But did you know that actor who delivered the line is Gus Kenworthy's ex?

Reports: Kanye West Allegedly Spreading Rumors Pete Davidson is Gay, has AIDS

Reports: Kanye West Allegedly Spreading Rumors Pete Davidson is Gay, has AIDS

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 28

Kanye West is allegedly spreading rumors that Pete Davidson is gay and suffering from AIDS, according to a report from TMZ.

Watch: Ezra Miller Posts Cryptic Message to Ku Klux Klan

Watch: Ezra Miller Posts Cryptic Message to Ku Klux Klan

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 28

Actor Ezra Miller is leaving his fans scratching their heads and worried. The DC superhero did not explain what prompted the video but his fan base seemed worried about his well being in comments.

How Authentic is M&M's Pledge to 'A World Where Everyone Feels They Belong'?

How Authentic is M&M's Pledge to 'A World Where Everyone Feels They Belong'?

BUSINESS | By EDGE | Jan 28

A source reveals Mars, Inc.'s bumbling history regarding M&M's and LGBTQ+ inclusivity.

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Resentenced to 21 Years in Prison

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Resentenced to 21 Years in Prison

NEWS | By Jill Bleed and Sean Murphy | Jan 28

A federal judge resentenced "Tiger King" Joe Exotic to 21 years in prison on Friday, reducing his punishment by just a year despite pleas from the former zookeeper for leniency as he begins treatment for cancer.

Looking for New Music? Check Out These Up-and-Coming Queer Talents

Looking for New Music? Check Out These Up-and-Coming Queer Talents

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28

With the number of sources of new music having grown exponentially over the past decade, it has become easy to explore new queer artists. Here are some queer musicians and influencers worth checking out.

New Study: Youth Underestimate Risk of Contracting STIs Through Oral Sex

New Study: Youth Underestimate Risk of Contracting STIs Through Oral Sex

HEALTH/FITNESS | Jan 28

Young people are largely unaware of the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, through oral sex.

News

Reports: Out Mayor Dies by Apparent Suicide

Reports: Out Mayor Dies by Apparent Suicide

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28

According to news reports, Kevin Ward, the openly gay mayor of Hyattsville, Maryland, died by an apparent suicide on Jan. 25.

Entertainment

Gay Twitter's 55 Best Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 55 Best Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 28

This week's edition of Gay Twitter includes hilarious reactions to the latest episodes of "Euphoria," "AJLT," "The Gilded Age," Lana Del Rey's debut turning 10 years old, and more!

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Cars

Toyota Heading to Moon with Cruiser, Robotic Arms, Dreams

Toyota Heading to Moon with Cruiser, Robotic Arms, Dreams

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jan 28

Toyota is working with Japan's space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to help people live on the moon by 2040 and then go live on Mars, company officials said Friday.

Style

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with These LGBTQ+-Owned Brands

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with These LGBTQ+-Owned Brands

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | Jan 28

If you're scrambling for ideas for the best Valentine's Day gifts, look no further than EDGE's curated collection from some of our favorite LGBTQ+-owned businesses.

Health/Fitness

What's Shigella? What to Know About the Antibiotic-Resistant STI Rising Among MSM

What's Shigella? What to Know About the Antibiotic-Resistant STI Rising Among MSM

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28

Ever heard of Shigella sonnei? There's a good chance you have not, but you might want to take notice: It's an antibiotic-resistant STI spreading among men who have sex with men.

Travel

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

TRAVEL | Jan 28

Food, drink, wall-to-wall history, and pride in abundance: Where can you find so much of all these things but in San Francisco? Here are some of our picks for what to do in the city.

Nightlife

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24

The Flesh Queer Festival featuring EDM and camping is among the UK's best LGBTQ+ events of 2022, which also includes anniversary Pride celebrations in Birmingham and London.