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Catch the Ferry! Early Reviews of 'Fire Island' Are Raves

Catch the Ferry! Early Reviews of 'Fire Island' Are Raves

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23

The first reviews are out on "Fire Island," one of the most anticipated LGBTQ films of the year. And the word is that this Jane Austen-inspired romantic comedy, directed by Andrew Ahn ("Spa Night"), will be well worth a look.

His Life in Porn: Jonathan Agassis Explains It All To You

His Life in Porn: Jonathan Agassis Explains It All To You

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | May 23

Jonathan Agassis, the former adult male star, is the subject of "Jonathan Agassis Saved My Life," a doc that follows his journey through the adult entertainment industry. It is a cautionary tale that he survived to tell.

The xx's Oliver Sim Announces Debut Solo Album, Opens Up about HIV Status

The xx's Oliver Sim Announces Debut Solo Album, Opens Up about HIV Status

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23

Out musician Oliver Sim, the bassist and vocalist for the xx, announced a new album "Hideous" as well as opened up about his HIV status.

Report: Top Southern Baptists Stonewalled Sex Abuse Victims

Report: Top Southern Baptists Stonewalled Sex Abuse Victims

NEWS | By Deepa Bharath, Holly Meyer and David Crary | May 23

A scathing investigative report says top Southern Baptist Convention leaders stonewalled and denigrated survivors of clergy sex abuse over two decades while seeking to protect their own reputations.

Join the Pride Cup Team for onePulse Foundation's CommUNITY Rainbow Run/Walk

Join the Pride Cup Team for onePulse Foundation's CommUNITY Rainbow Run/Walk

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23

The Pride Cup hopes to raise $49,000 in honor of the 49 victims killed in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting in 2016.

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23

Gather your friends and let us introduce you to Orlando's most iconic weekend experience: Celebrate with us at One Magical Weekend in Orlando!

Monkeypox Isn't Like HIV, but Gay and Bisexual Men Are at Risk of Unfair Stigma

Monkeypox Isn't Like HIV, but Gay and Bisexual Men Are at Risk of Unfair Stigma

NEWS | May 23

The monkeypox outbreak could just as easily come about in a heterosexual friendship network, or a group of sports people, or occupational group, or other social groups.

2022 Cannes Diary 2: 'Tchaikovsky's Wife,' 'The Eight Mountains,' 'Rodeo' & 'EO'

2022 Cannes Diary 2: 'Tchaikovsky's Wife,' 'The Eight Mountains,' 'Rodeo' & 'EO'

ENTERTAINMENT | By C.J. Prince | May 23

EDGE contributor C.J. Prince breaks down more films he's seen at this year's Cannes Film Festival, including "Tchaikovsky's Wife," "The Eight Mountains," "Rodeo" and "EO."

Watch: Justice Smith and Nic Ashe Celebrate Their Love in Calvin Klein Spot

Watch: Justice Smith and Nic Ashe Celebrate Their Love in Calvin Klein Spot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 23

Out actors Justice Smith and Nic Ashe talk about splitting up, reuniting, and being in love in a new Calvin Klein spot that's part of the company's Pride season ad campaign.

Ricky Martin to Star in Apple TV+ Series 'Mrs. American Pie'

Ricky Martin to Star in Apple TV+ Series 'Mrs. American Pie'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 23

Out global recording star Ricky Martin has signed to star in a 10-episode Apple TV+ series based on Juliet McDaniel's novel about a ruthless social climber and her closeted husband.

Business

Consumers Defy Inflation To Support Economy. For How Long?

Consumers Defy Inflation To Support Economy. For How Long?

BUSINESS | By Christopher Rugaber and Anne D'Innocenzio | May 22

With prices across the economy — from food, gas and rent to cars, airfares and hotel rooms — soaring at their fastest pace in decades, you might think Americans would tap the brakes on spending. Not so far.

Technology

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | May 20

Boeing's crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft.

Finance

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

FINANCE | By R.J. Rico | May 20

Millionaire Bill Pulte practices what he calls "Twitter philanthropy," providing financial relief to people who reach out to him for help via social media. But he can only help a fraction of those who ask.

Cars

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

CARS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | May 21

Wrapping a vehicle in vinyl to alter its look was once the domain of show cars, luxury and exotics but has now gone mainstream as part of a growing multibillion-dollar industry.

Style

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | May 22

With a series of three photos that seemed to briefly break the internet last week, Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger announced a multi-year partnership that seeks to light the way for a more sustainable future in the fashion world.

Travel

Davos Diary: Train, Not Plane Means Scenery, Carbon Cutting

Davos Diary: Train, Not Plane Means Scenery, Carbon Cutting

TRAVEL | By Kelvin Chan | May 23

If I had flown, my 870-kilometer trip would have emitted up to 197 kilograms (434 pounds) of carbon dioxide per passenger into the atmosphere. By train? 12.2 kilograms.