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Thousands March in Hungary Pride Parade to Oppose LGBTQ Law

Thousands March in Hungary Pride Parade to Oppose LGBTQ Law

NEWS | By Justin Spike | Jul 24
Rising anger over the policies of Hungary's right-wing government filled the streets of the country's capital on Saturday as thousands of LGBT supporters marched in the annual Budapest Pride parade.

Mario Batali Harassment Probe Settlement: $600K to Accusers

Mario Batali Harassment Probe Settlement: $600K to Accusers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael R. Sisak | Jul 24
Celebrity chef Mario Batali, his business partner and their New York City restaurant company have agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve a four-year investigation.

Prosecutors Air More Claims in R. Kelly Case; 1 Involves Boy

Prosecutors Air More Claims in R. Kelly Case; 1 Involves Boy

NEWS | By Jennifer Peltz | Jul 24
Federal prosecutors in R. Kelly's sex trafficking case say he had sexual contact with an underage boy in addition to girls, and the government wants jurors in his upcoming sex trafficking trial to hear those claims.

States Scale Back Virus Reporting Just as Cases Surge

States Scale Back Virus Reporting Just as Cases Surge

NEWS | By Josh Funk | Jul 24
Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket.

Don't Miss: Ryan Cassata and the Power of Music, Live on 7/27

Don't Miss: Ryan Cassata and the Power of Music, Live on 7/27

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 24
EDGE welcomes singer-songwriter, actor, performer, published writer, LGBTQ activist and motivational speaker Ryan Cassata for a candid conversation about how music helps him stay sober.

Thousands March and Dance for LGBTQ Rights at Berlin Parade

Thousands March and Dance for LGBTQ Rights at Berlin Parade

NEWS | By Ciarán Fahey | Jul 24
Some 35,000 revelers marched for LGBTQ rights at Berlin's annual Christopher Street Day celebration on Saturday, twice as many as expected.

Todrick Hall: the Multi-Talent on Gay Anthems, Mentors & New Music

Todrick Hall: the Multi-Talent on Gay Anthems, Mentors & New Music

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Jul 24
Is there anything gay performer and Texas native Todrick Hall can't do? He sings. He dances. He writes songs. He acts on Broadway, in movies, and on TV. He's also an outspoken activist, and discusses his new album, "Femuline."

AP-NORC Poll: Most Unvaccinated Americans Don't Want Shots

AP-NORC Poll: Most Unvaccinated Americans Don't Want Shots

NEWS | By Tammy Webber, Emily Swanson | Jul 24
Most Americans who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do.

Jolie-Pitt Judge Disqualified by Appeals Court

Jolie-Pitt Judge Disqualified by Appeals Court

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Jul 24
Angelina Jolie scored a major victory Friday in her divorce with Brad Pitt when a California appeals court agreed with her that the private judge deciding who gets custody of their children should be disqualified.

At Surreal Olympics, a Careful Dance to Push Tokyo Tourism

At Surreal Olympics, a Careful Dance to Push Tokyo Tourism

NEWS | By Claire Galofaro | Jul 24
A small group of journalists traverse Tokyo to experience the city amid the Olympics and pandemic.


Entertainment

Review: Andrei Tarkovsky's 'Mirror' a Remarkably Singular Accomplishment

Review: Andrei Tarkovsky's 'Mirror' a Remarkably Singular Accomplishment

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Jul 24
Dismissed by critics upon its initial release, yet eventually reclaimed as a staple of cinematic history, "Mirror" has now arrived on The Criterion Collection in a new 2K digital restoration.


Business

US Airlines Say COVID-19 Variants Aren't Hurting Bookings

US Airlines Say COVID-19 Variants Aren't Hurting Bookings

By David Koenig | Jul 22
Rising concern about the fast-spreading delta variant of COVID-19 is creating turbulence for the stocks of big travel companies, but airline executives say they don't see any slowdown in ticket sales.


Technology

Priest Outed via Grindr App Highlights Rampant Data Tracking

Priest Outed via Grindr App Highlights Rampant Data Tracking

RELIGION | By Matt O'Brien and Frank Bajak | Jul 22
When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that goes far beyond a debate over church doctrine and priestly celibacy.


Finance

How Digital Banking Is Driving Social Change

How Digital Banking Is Driving Social Change

By Dahna Chandler and E. Napoletano | Jul 24
A growing number of banks and fintechs are using digital banking platforms to meet the unique challenges and needs of individual communities.


Cars

Edmunds: Is It Possible to Return the Car You Just Bought?

Edmunds: Is It Possible to Return the Car You Just Bought?

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Jul 24
But what happens if you later have buyer's remorse, whether it be from too high of a car payment or realizing your new car isn't actually what you wanted?


Style

Smells Like Summer: Our Favorite New Scents of the Season

Smells Like Summer: Our Favorite New Scents of the Season

GROOMING | By Andrew Villagomez | Jul 22
New summer scents have arrived just in time for your next snuggle session. Remember, a little goes a long way. Here are EDGE's top picks for the best summer fragrances of 2021.


Travel

TSA Wigs Out on Bob the Drag Queen's Hair Pieces

TSA Wigs Out on Bob the Drag Queen's Hair Pieces

CELEBRITIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 23
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 8 winner Bob the Drag Queen got into a hairy situation when, before boarding a flight, her wigs became the subject of TSA scrutiny.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Closing Party  #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

San Diego Pride Closing Party #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 21
Happy Dark Productions set sail on the San Diego Bay for their annual San Diego Pride closing party. Everyone danced the day and night away before headliner Todrick Hall closed out the night.