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Watch: 'Queer Eye's' Jonathan Van Ness Angers One Million Moms by Wearing a Leotard in UberEats Ad

Watch: 'Queer Eye's' Jonathan Van Ness Angers One Million Moms by Wearing a Leotard in UberEats Ad

NATIONAL | Oct 30, 2020

Bad. UberEats. Bad. That is the message that the conservative activist group One Million Moms is making today in criticizing a new ad campaign by UberEats featuring "Queer Eye's" Jonathan Van Ness,

Watch: Defending POTUS's LGBTQ Record, 'Outspoken' Melania Trump Slams 'Cancel Culture'

Watch: Defending POTUS's LGBTQ Record, 'Outspoken' Melania Trump Slams 'Cancel Culture'

POLITICS | Oct 30, 2020

Melania Trump has joined the campaign to defend President Trump's record with LGBTQ issues, despite having chosen both a Vice President and new SCOTUS judge with questionable views towards the community.

Watch: Trans Woman, Partner Say Bullet Smashed Their Window

Watch: Trans Woman, Partner Say Bullet Smashed Their Window

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30, 2020

A transgender woman and her partner say they think it was a bullet that shattered one of their windows. It's the latest in a string of attacks on their home and property.

Out Football Star Jake Bain Says His Father Abused Him, Others

Out Football Star Jake Bain Says His Father Abused Him, Others

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30, 2020

Jake Bain, the former division one football star who famously played as an out athlete before quitting the sport last year, said in a tweet that his father abused him and others sexually.

LGBTQs Suffering More as Pandemic Sharpens Disparities

LGBTQs Suffering More as Pandemic Sharpens Disparities

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30, 2020

From HIV testing to mental health services to LGTBQ youth having what they need to thrive, the COVID-19 pandemic may be having more serious effects on sexual minorities than on heterosexuals and cisgender people.

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 30, 2020

Parliament House, a popular gay nightclub and resort in Orlando, announced it is closing its current location next month and will reopen in a new location soon.

Joe Biden Says He Will Pass Equality Act in First 100 Days as President

Joe Biden Says He Will Pass Equality Act in First 100 Days as President

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says if he prevails in the upcoming election, he will dedicate himself to passing the long-sought Equality Act within his first 100 days in the Oval Office.

BBC Bans Reporters from Pride, Trans Events

BBC Bans Reporters from Pride, Trans Events

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30, 2020

The BBC, responding to criticism that it has a liberal bias, has instituted stricter "impartiality" rules that now mean staffers cannot attend Pride marches, trans rights rallies, or other "controversial" demonstrations.

How LGBTQ Voters and Candidates Could Change America's Landscape

How LGBTQ Voters and Candidates Could Change America's Landscape

POLITICS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 30, 2020

"When we're voting, it's easy to think it's just for a candidate or party we align with, but it's so much more than that," says Drag Out the Vote's Dylan Austin. "Everything is interconnected." EDGE takes a comprehensive look at election 2020.

Two Same-Sex Couples in Military Marry in First for Taiwan

Two Same-Sex Couples in Military Marry in First for Taiwan

INTERNATIONAL | By Huizhong Wu | Oct 30, 2020

Two lesbian couples tied the knot in a mass wedding held by Taiwan's military on Friday in a historic celebration with their peers.

Head of Church in Montenegro Dies After COVID-19 Infection

Head of Church in Montenegro Dies After COVID-19 Infection

RELIGION | Oct 30, 2020

The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro has died in hospital after contracting the coronavirus, the church said Friday.

As Virus Surges, Trump Rallies Keep Packing in Thousands

As Virus Surges, Trump Rallies Keep Packing in Thousands

POLITICS | By Deb Riechmann | Oct 30, 2020

There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled.

Harris Target of More Misinformation than Pence, Data Shows

Harris Target of More Misinformation than Pence, Data Shows

POLITICS | By Amanda Seitz | Oct 30, 2020

Long before Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced her as his running mate, Kamala Harris was the target of widespread online misinformation.

The Trump Medicaid Record: Big Goals, Yet Few Successes

The Trump Medicaid Record: Big Goals, Yet Few Successes

POLITICS | By Phil Galewitz | Oct 30, 2020

Advocates for the poor say the administration's efforts contributed to an increase in the number of uninsured children, after years of decline.

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

CRIME | By Frank Bajak | Oct 30, 2020

Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals could unleash a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. health care system.

On Virus, Trump and Health Advisers Go Their Separate Ways

On Virus, Trump and Health Advisers Go Their Separate Ways

POLITICS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 30, 2020

A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump's bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government's top health officials.

Election 2020: Mobilizing the LGBTQ Digital Generation

Election 2020: Mobilizing the LGBTQ Digital Generation

NATIONAL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 30, 2020

If younger LGBTQ Americans transform their passions for issues like climate change, gun control, and racial and gender equality from social media likes into actual votes, voter-turnout records could be smashed in November.

Falwell Sues Liberty, Saying School Damaged His Reputation

Falwell Sues Liberty, Saying School Damaged His Reputation

NATIONAL | By Sarah Rankin and Elana Schor | Oct 29, 2020

Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the evangelical school founded by his late pastor father damaged his reputation after he resigned as president and chancellor in August amid a series of scandals.

Thailand Protesters Take to Street to Mock Fashion Show

Thailand Protesters Take to Street to Mock Fashion Show

INTERNATIONAL | By Tassanee Vejpongsa | Oct 29, 2020

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand returned Thursday to the capital's business district, staging something akin to a street fair to bring attention to their contention that the country's monarchy holds too much power and influence.

Top Norwegian Soccer Ref Tom Harald Hagen Comes Out

Top Norwegian Soccer Ref Tom Harald Hagen Comes Out

SPORTS | Oct 29, 2020

Top Norwegian soccer referee Tom Harald Hagen came out in an interview following a game in which a player hurled an anti-LGBTQ epithet at the opposition's coach.

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