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Biden Bets on Rapid COVID Tests But They Can Be Hard to Find

Biden Bets on Rapid COVID Tests But They Can Be Hard to Find

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Sep 22
President Joe Biden is betting on millions more rapid, at-home tests to help curb the latest deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is overloading hospitals and threatening to shutter classrooms around the country.

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Heather Hollingsworth | Sep 22
COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

'Bloodsisters' - Groundbreaking Lesbian BDSM Video Re-released

'Bloodsisters' - Groundbreaking Lesbian BDSM Video Re-released

ARTS & CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 21
Originally released in 1995, Michelle Handelman's documentary educates and enlightens, while preserving the history of San Francisco's lesbian BDSM community.

Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Jablon | Sep 21
Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw's friend on TV's "Sex and the City" and its movie sequels, has died, his son announced Tuesday. He was 57.

Queer Newcomers: The Most Promising LGBTQ Actors in Film/TV 2021

Queer Newcomers: The Most Promising LGBTQ Actors in Film/TV 2021

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Sep 21
So much queer talent. And, finally, so many queer roles! Here are some publicly out actors who represent some of the most exciting new talent in film and television.

Larry Townsend: Celebrating the Man Behind 'The Leatherman's Handbook'

Larry Townsend: Celebrating the Man Behind 'The Leatherman's Handbook'

ARTS & CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Sep 21
Being Folsom Week, we dive into the early roots of leather culture with the bio of Larry Townsend, author of an S&M how-to book, that's a festive romp.

Cabaret Great Marieann Meringolo Salutes the Great Ladies in Song

Cabaret Great Marieann Meringolo Salutes the Great Ladies in Song

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Sep 21
Marieann Meringolo has been compared to Barbra Streisand & Nancy LaMott; now the award-winning singer presents a show that honors the singers she loves. EDGE spoke to the singer about the show and career.

Watch: Meet Benjamin, the Hunky Model Featured in Gender-Bending Photo Book

Watch: Meet Benjamin, the Hunky Model Featured in Gender-Bending Photo Book

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
A new book and photo exhibit spotlights the copasetic relationship between photographer Marc Martin and Benjamin, his unique model.

Urban Bear Weekend NYC :: September 17-19, 2021

Urban Bear Weekend NYC :: September 17-19, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 21
Robert Valin and his team did it again! They brought a ton of handsome, fuzzy, mischievous bears and their admirers all over NYC for a really fun weekend.

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

NEWS | By Adriana Gomez Licon and Lindsay Whitehurst | Sep 21
The disappearance and almost-certain death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a several armchair detectives and others sharing tips and theories by via TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.


Entertainment

Watch: 'Nine Perfect Strangers' Star Luke Evans Thirst-Traps Working Out with Columbian Army

Watch: 'Nine Perfect Strangers' Star Luke Evans Thirst-Traps Working Out with Columbian Army

CELEBRITIES | Sep 21
On "Nine Perfect Strangers," star Luke Evans shows off his toned body at every opportunity, thanks to scenes in a sauna. Now the actor is in Columbia, getting more in shape by training with the country's army for his new project.


Business

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

By David Koenig | Sep 22
The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.


Technology

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15
An Australian entomologist has given the name Opaluma rupaul to a newly discovered species of soldier fly, a metallic-looking, rainbow insect he says earned the name for "serving fierce looks."


Finance

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Sep 12
When the nonessentials threaten to put your finances in jeopardy, it's important to keep your financial goals on track. Here are five strategies to help you navigate impulse spending.


Cars

Edmunds Compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

Edmunds Compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers, Edmunds | Sep 18
Which one of these hot hatches is the better buy? Edmunds' experts put the two speedy compacts head-to-head to determine a winner.


Style

Binary-Busting Designs Well-Represented at Emmys, Met Gala and NY Fashion Week

Binary-Busting Designs Well-Represented at Emmys, Met Gala and NY Fashion Week

FASHION | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21
This year's edition of New York Fashion Week brought a broader, freer sense of style to the catwalk, with a healthy representation from brands that seek to shed staid gender constraints.


Travel

An Insider's Look at Virgin Voyages' Inaugural Cruise Ship Scarlet Lady

An Insider's Look at Virgin Voyages' Inaugural Cruise Ship Scarlet Lady

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 21
Marketed as "Virgin Voyages — No Kids, No Kidding," the adult-only (18+) ship, in many ways, departs from traditional ship design. EDGE sent our travel editor for a firsthand look.