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'Queer Eye' Star Antoni Porowski Introduces New Boyfriend on Instagram

'Queer Eye' Star Antoni Porowski Introduces New Boyfriend on Instagram

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 13
After reports surfaced claiming "Queer Eye" star Antoni Porowski is dating Bravo's "Flipping Out" star Trace Lehnhoff, the food and wine expert finally confirmed the relationship this week by introducing him to fans on Instagram.

Actor Lukas James Miller Finds His Inner Prince in 'Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella'

Actor Lukas James Miller Finds His Inner Prince in 'Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Dec 13
Lukas James Miller says he will never look as dashing as he does in the current national tour of "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella," where he plays Prince Topher. EDGE spoke to the actor about the show & the tour.

Jaymes Vaughan Joins as Cruise Director on VACAYA's Inaugural Voyage

Jaymes Vaughan Joins as Cruise Director on VACAYA's Inaugural Voyage

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 13
Jaymes Vaughan is adding yet another role to his impressive resume: Cruise Director of VACAYA's 2019 Inaugural Provincetown Cruise.

Kansas State Pol Goes Democrat; 'Last Straw' Was GOP Anti-Trans Stance

Kansas State Pol Goes Democrat; 'Last Straw' Was GOP Anti-Trans Stance

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 13
Regarding her abandonment of the GOP, Bollier said, "I should have done this long ago, intellectually. The party is not supporting a moderate voice anymore. They are working hard to end it."

Hours After Springsteen Show Closes, Film Drops on Netflix

Hours After Springsteen Show Closes, Film Drops on Netflix

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Dec 13
To director Thom Zimny, the key element in his filmed version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show was in the star's eyes.

PopUps: Miley Cyrus Sort of Confirms 'Black Mirror' Role

PopUps: Miley Cyrus Sort of Confirms 'Black Mirror' Role

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 13
Is Miley Cyrus going to be in an episode of the popular sci-fi horror series "Black Mirror?" Probably!

Detroit Pastor Charged In Trans Woman's Killing

Detroit Pastor Charged In Trans Woman's Killing

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 13
A Detroit pastor has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a trans woman whose murder, according to authorities, was motivated by her gender identity.

Trump Argues He 'Never Directed' Longtime Fixer to Break Law

Trump Argues He 'Never Directed' Longtime Fixer to Break Law

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey | Dec 13
President Trump is contending he "never directed" longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law. Trump's tweet Thursday comes a day after Cohen was sentenced to prison for crimes including arranging hush money payments to conceal Trump's alleged affairs.

Watch: 'Morning Joe' Cohost Mika Brzezinski Apologizes for Using Gay Slur About Pompeo

Watch: 'Morning Joe' Cohost Mika Brzezinski Apologizes for Using Gay Slur About Pompeo

NEWS | Dec 13
Mika Brzezinski, who cohosts MSNBC's "Morning Joe" with husband Joe Scarborough, is apologizing this week after using a gay slur regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

UNAIDS Head to Quit Post Early Following Scathing Report

UNAIDS Head to Quit Post Early Following Scathing Report

NEWS | By Jamey Keaten | Dec 13
The head of the U.N. agency focusing on AIDS says he'll leave his post in June, an early departure announced a week after independent experts looking into sexual harassment at UNAIDS blasted its "defective leadership."


News

States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

AIDS | Dec 13
Recent analyses clearly illustrate the need for more and innovative approaches to improve awareness, access, and adherence to this powerful HIV prevention tool. Several states have already undertaken such efforts.


Entertainment

 Review :: A Christmas to Forget
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Review :: A Christmas to Forget

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Dec 3
Epic Theatre Company finishes up 2018 with "A Christmas to Forget," a purely irreverent tribute to the holiday season that is a lot of fun.

 Review :: Mortal Engines

Review :: Mortal Engines

MOVIES | By Kitty Drexel | Dec 13
Rivers' lack of imagination means he had to rewrite Reeve's novel in order to understand how Hester could be loved while also being disfigured.


Business

Democrats Focus on Voting Rights Ahead of 2020 Primary

Democrats Focus on Voting Rights Ahead of 2020 Primary

LEGAL | By Juana Summers | Dec 13
Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Every vote matters.


Technology

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

SCIENCE | By Jennifer Kay and Lauran Neergaard | Dec 13
American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams, publicized Wednesday.


Finance

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

HEALTH | By Michelle Andrews | Dec 10
The annual open-enrollment period for people who buy their own insurance on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces ends Dec. 15 in most states.


Cars

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

AUTO NEWS | By Eileen Ng | Dec 13
Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes.


Style

Christmas Tree Farmers Combat Popularity of Artificial Trees

Christmas Tree Farmers Combat Popularity of Artificial Trees

HOME | By Gillian Flaccus | Dec 13
Between 75 and 80 percent of Americans who have a Christmas tree now have an artificial one, and the $1 billion market for fake trees is growing at about 4 percent a year — even though they can be reused again and again


Health/Fitness

Denying Transgender Identity Can Seriously Impact Mental Health

Denying Transgender Identity Can Seriously Impact Mental Health

HEALTH | By Bethany Grace Howe | Dec 13
The impact of statements or actions that are subtly and even unintentionally discriminatory, what researchers call "microaggressions," is measurable and real.


Travel

Virgin Galactic Aims to Reach Space Soon With Tourism Rocket

Virgin Galactic Aims to Reach Space Soon With Tourism Rocket

SCIENCE | By John Antczak | Dec 13
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space. If successful, it would be a major step toward the long-delayed dream of commercial space tourism.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 11
The annual Santa Speedo Run at Sidetrack The Video Bar in Boystown raise record funds for Center on Halsted thanks to sponsors Miller Light, Lyft and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Hosts Debbie Fox & Dixie Lynn Cartwright kept the fun going with prizes and games.