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Musician Angel Olsen Comes Out on Instagram: 'I'm Gay!'

Musician Angel Olsen Comes Out on Instagram: 'I'm Gay!'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 17

Musician and singer-songwriter Angel Olsen took to Instagram this week to reveal to her 210,000 followers that she is gay. She also introduced her partner to fans on the platform.

Getting Sweaty with CBD: Fitness and Cannabis

Getting Sweaty with CBD: Fitness and Cannabis

SPONSORED CONTENT | Apr 17

The CBD craze has taken root in many current lifestyle trends, but its benefits around our exercise routines prove to be some of the most surprising.

Yes, He Was :: Aaron Bear on the Life and Legacy of Pioneering Out Philanthropist Ric Weiland

Yes, He Was :: Aaron Bear on the Life and Legacy of Pioneering Out Philanthropist Ric Weiland

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 17

Part of Microsoft from its beginnings, and a philanthropist who supported many LGTBQ equality groups, Ric Weiland never hid who he was. Filmmaker Aaron Bear talks with EDGE about Weiland and his legacy.

GOP Oklahoma Lawmaker Criticized for Transgender Comments

GOP Oklahoma Lawmaker Criticized for Transgender Comments

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Apr 17

An Oklahoma lawmaker who helped revive a bill to ban transgender athletes from participating in women's sports is coming under fire for saying transgender people "have a mental illness."

Funeral to Praise Philip's 'Courage' and Support for Queen

Funeral to Praise Philip's 'Courage' and Support for Queen

NEWS | By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless | Apr 17

Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of "courage, fortitude and faith" on Saturday, at a funeral that salutes both his service in the Royal Navy and his support for Queen Elizabeth II over three quarters of a century.

Worldwide COVID-19 Death Toll Tops a Staggering 3 Million

Worldwide COVID-19 Death Toll Tops a Staggering 3 Million

NEWS | By David Biller, Maria Cheng and Joshua Goodman | Apr 17

The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.

Star British Choreographer Liam Scarlett Dies at 35

Star British Choreographer Liam Scarlett Dies at 35

NEWS | Apr 17

Liam Scarlett, a star British choreographer whose career was clouded by abuse allegations, has died. He was 35.

Mysterious Ailment, Mysterious Relief: Vaccines Help Some Covid Long Haulers

Mysterious Ailment, Mysterious Relief: Vaccines Help Some Covid Long Haulers

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Will Stone | Apr 17

As the U.S. pushes to get people vaccinated, a curious benefit is emerging for those with this post-illness syndrome: Their symptoms are easing and, in some cases, fully resolving after vaccination.

Watch: 'Sorry Boris.' British Healthcare Worker Quits Medicine for OnlyFans after 1% Raise

Watch: 'Sorry Boris.' British Healthcare Worker Quits Medicine for OnlyFans after 1% Raise

NEWS | Apr 17

A British healthcare worker left his job as a medical assistant after six years to pursue a full-time OnlyFans career after receiving a one-percent raise.

Jeffree Star Hospitalized after Wyoming Car Crash

Jeffree Star Hospitalized after Wyoming Car Crash

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 16

YouTube personality, businessman and musician Jeffree Star was hospitalized after a car crash in Wyoming.

News

How Much Do You Owe? How Credit Card Debt Changed In 2020

How Much Do You Owe? How Credit Card Debt Changed In 2020

NEWS | By Michelle Black | Apr 17

During a year when millions were stuck at home and unemployment rates reached a record high, credit card debt took an unexpected downward turn.

Business

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

BUSINESS | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 15

Mickey's high-waisted red shorts and Minnie's polka-dot flared skirt with a sensible yellow heel won't be changing any time soon, but for Disney Park "cast members" (aka employees), new policies indicate that times are changing.

Technology

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

TECHNOLOGY | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15

Hackers cracked a database belonging to gay hookup app Manhunt, and stole the information of more than a half million users, including "usernames, email addresses and passwords," the company confirmed.

Finance

Are Crypto Rewards Credit Cards A Good Idea?

Are Crypto Rewards Credit Cards A Good Idea?

FINANCE | By Toni Perkins-Southam | Apr 16

Crypto rewards credit cards are the newest incentive-style payment option meant to reward users via the ability to earn cryptocurrencies. But how do they work and are they right for you?

Cars

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

CARS | By Rex Tokeshi-Torres of Edmunds | Apr 17

How can you evaluate new gadgets in the typical 15- to 20-minute test drive if you don't quite know what they do or what to look for?

Style

Need a Lift? Best Men's Eye Creams for Spring

Need a Lift? Best Men's Eye Creams for Spring

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 16

Whether the dark circles under your eyes are pandemic-induced or from binge-watching Netflix late into the night, a little moisturizer can go a long way to freshen up the windows to your soul.

Health/Fitness

Airports Step Up Mental Health Assistance as Passenger Anxiety Soars

Airports Step Up Mental Health Assistance as Passenger Anxiety Soars

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Katja Ridderbusch | Apr 16

Airport chaplains have become close witnesses to people's worsening mental condition. "No doubt, the pandemic has accelerated the need for our services to a new level," said the Rev. Greg McBrayer.

Travel

Natural Wonders: The Best National Parks for LGBTQ Travelers

Natural Wonders: The Best National Parks for LGBTQ Travelers

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 15

National Park Week is a chance to celebrate more than 84 million acres of land that span the country and U.S. territories — and with a bit of digging, reveal our park system's LGBTQ legacy.