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Is Calling Mayor Pete 'Mary Pete' Homophobic?

Is Calling Mayor Pete 'Mary Pete' Homophobic?

By Robert Nesti | Jul 19
The New Republic pulled queer writer Dale Peck's piece criticizing Pete Buttigieg for being homophobic. But was it? (You can read it here.)

Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to Receive Kennedy Center Award

Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to Receive Kennedy Center Award

By Ashraf Khalil | Jul 18
Actress Sally Field and the long-running children's TV show "Sesame Street" are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.

No 'Manpower': Berkeley Bans Gender-Specific Words in Code

No 'Manpower': Berkeley Bans Gender-Specific Words in Code

Jul 18
Berkeley, California, has adopted an ordinance to replace some terms with gender-neutral words in the city code.

Myths and Risks in App that Gives You Peek into Older Self

Myths and Risks in App that Gives You Peek into Older Self

By Rachel Lerman | Jul 18
Is a peek into the future worth your privacy in the present? That concern was pushed to the spotlight this week with the resurgence of a smartphone app that uses artificial intelligence to transform your current face into your younger and older selves.

Fans Descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

Fans Descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 18
Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here.

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Jul 17
Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but the tech giants also continue to push the boundaries of inclusion and diversity.

2019 Pride Roundup

2019 Pride Roundup

By Sam Cronin | Jul 15
2019 has been a great year for Pride festivals and parades nationwide, many of which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Check out our roundup of EDGE coverage and photo albums from this year's events so far!

Barbie Goes Glam Rock to Honor David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

Barbie Goes Glam Rock to Honor David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

Jul 15
Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust.

New Republic Pulls Dale Peck Op-ed Piece after Criticism of Homophobia

New Republic Pulls Dale Peck Op-ed Piece after Criticism of Homophobia

Jul 13
The New Republic published, then pulled, an op-ed piece by out writer Dale Peck after a widespread public outcry and accusations of homopobia, it was reported by Talking Points Memo.

Out Journalist Glenn Greenwald Under Fire in Brazil

Out Journalist Glenn Greenwald Under Fire in Brazil

By Anna Jean Kaiser | Jul 13
Several weeks after publishing explosive reports about a key member of Brazil's far-right government, U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald was called before a congressional committee to face hostile questions.

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