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Celebrities Congratulate Zac Posen on Engagement Ballet Dancer Harrison Ball

Celebrities Congratulate Zac Posen on Engagement Ballet Dancer Harrison Ball

STYLE | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 16

Posen posted the news on Instagram with some sweet snaps of the couple together showing off their rings.

Watch: Madonna Says Son David Is More Stylish Than Her

Watch: Madonna Says Son David Is More Stylish Than Her

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 16

During an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," Madonna shared that her son David wears frequently wears her clothes and looks better than her in them.

Inside Waltham House — Helping Trans Teens Validate Their Experience

Inside Waltham House — Helping Trans Teens Validate Their Experience

NEWS | By Steve Duffy | Aug 16

Rebecca Smith is the program director of Waltham House, a residential house outside Boston designed specifically for LGBTQ+ youth. EDGE spoke to Smith about the facilities and its outreach programs.

Watch: Remember When Nick Jonas Played a Gay Boxer on TV (and had a Controversial Threesome)?

Watch: Remember When Nick Jonas Played a Gay Boxer on TV (and had a Controversial Threesome)?

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 16

To shed his Disney and family-friendly image, Nick Jonas played a closeted gay boxer and a gay frat bro on TV while releasing some of his sexiest music to date. But that didn't come without controversy.

Carl Nassib, First Active Out NFL Player, Signs with Buccaneers

Carl Nassib, First Active Out NFL Player, Signs with Buccaneers

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16

Carl Nassib was with the Las Vegas Raiders when he came out as gay, becoming the first active NFL player to do so. Now he's signed to a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team he was with before coming out.

Ezra Miller Apologizes, Seeks Mental Health Treatment

Ezra Miller Apologizes, Seeks Mental Health Treatment

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16

Non-binary "The Flash" star Ezra Miller issued an apology for their recent "alarming" behavior and said they would seek treatment for "complex mental health issues."

'Can't Put Into Words.' Boston-raised Actor  Louis Brogna Heads Home as Part of 'Anastasia' Tour

'Can't Put Into Words.' Boston-raised Actor Louis Brogna Heads Home as Part of 'Anastasia' Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Aug 16

Boston-born actor Louis Brogna remembers seeing many Broadway shows at the Boston Opera House. Next week he is on the other side of the footlights when he and the company of the Broadway hit "Anastasia" arrive at the theater.

British Report Concludes First Monkeypox Infections in April

British Report Concludes First Monkeypox Infections in April

NEWS | Aug 16

A report published on the Center for Disease Control's Emerging Infectious Diseases website indicated transmission of the monkeypox virus (MPXV) in England was first identified amongst 45 men in April 2022.

Queer Filmmaker Gregg Araki Looks Back on 'The Living End'

Queer Filmmaker Gregg Araki Looks Back on 'The Living End'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16

Gregg Araki, a groundbreaking queer filmmaker whose 1992 film "The Living End" sees its 30th anniversary this year, looked back on the movie in a new interview.

Watch: 'Gay Animal Control?' Woman Reports Gay Neighbor to Gay Resource Center

Watch: 'Gay Animal Control?' Woman Reports Gay Neighbor to Gay Resource Center

NEWS | Aug 16

Got a troublesome gay in your life? A woman found a unique solution when a gay neighbor got on her nerves: She called a gay resource center to report them.

News

Tom Daley: 'The LGBT Community Is So Fractured Right Now'

Tom Daley: 'The LGBT Community Is So Fractured Right Now'

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 16

In a deep-diving interview with The Guardian, Tom Daley talks about sports, creating a family, and the lack of gay rights in the Commonwealth countries.

Entertainment

Review: Buddhism Meets LGBTQ+ Self-Acceptance in 'This Monk Wears Heels'

Review: Buddhism Meets LGBTQ+ Self-Acceptance in 'This Monk Wears Heels'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Bromberger | Aug 16

Kodo Nishimura, who describes himself as both ancient and trendy, seems determined to upend any expectations or limits in his mission to promote Buddhist teachings while inspiring with beauty and fashion.

Business

Companies Facing First Tax on Stock Buybacks in Biden Bill

Companies Facing First Tax on Stock Buybacks in Biden Bill

BUSINESS | By Marcy Gordon | Aug 16

Democrats have pulled off a quiet first in their just-passed legislation addressing climate change and health care: The creation of a tax on stock buybacks, a cherished tool of Corporate America.

Technology

New Climate Deal Spurs Hopes of More Carbon Storage Projects

New Climate Deal Spurs Hopes of More Carbon Storage Projects

TECHNOLOGY | By Mead Gruver | Aug 16

The concept known as carbon storage has long been touted as an answer to global warming that preserves the energy industry's burning of fossil fuels to generate electricity.

Finance

Millennial Money: A Scarcity Money Mindset Can Cost You

Millennial Money: A Scarcity Money Mindset Can Cost You

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner | Aug 16

If the current situation has you avoiding any long-term planning or fearing spending any money, even on things you need, you're experiencing a scarcity mindset.

Cars

GM Recalls 484K Big SUVs to Fix Problem Third-Row Seat Belts

GM Recalls 484K Big SUVs to Fix Problem Third-Row Seat Belts

CARS | Aug 16

General Motors is recalling more than 484,000 large SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem that can cause the third-row seat belts to malfunction.

Style

Kraft Heinz Recalling Contaminated Capri Sun Juice Pouches

Kraft Heinz Recalling Contaminated Capri Sun Juice Pouches

STYLE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 16

Kraft Heinz is recalling thousands of pouches of Capri Sun after some cleaning solution accidentally mixed with the juice on a production line.

Travel

American Airlines Places Deposit on 20 Supersonic Planes

American Airlines Places Deposit on 20 Supersonic Planes

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Aug 16

American Airlines has agreed to buy up to 20 supersonic jets and put down a non-refundable deposit on the planes that are still on the drawing board and years away from flying.

Nightlife

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8

The Anti Violence Project threw The Pink Party, celebrating the lives and victories of the LGBTQ community in Fire Island Pines, complete with drag performances by Shequida, Egypt and Nutwater, and featuring DJ Matty Glitterati.