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First Trans Miss USA Contestant Loses the Pageant, Wins Admiration

First Trans Miss USA Contestant Loses the Pageant, Wins Admiration

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1

Kataluna Enriquez didn't win Miss USA, but she had already made history as the first openly trans contestant in the pageant — and Elle Smith, who took the crown, cheered Enriquez' participation.

Thirst Traps: Queer Men Love Their Tats

Thirst Traps: Queer Men Love Their Tats

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 1

Like the scruffy look, tattoos are ubiquitous with queer men. Here are some thirst-trapping IGs.

Colton Underwood Says He's 'In Love' with Boyfriend Jordan C. Brown

Colton Underwood Says He's 'In Love' with Boyfriend Jordan C. Brown

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 1

In a new interview with Us Weekly, "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood opened up about his relationship with his new boyfriend Jordan C. Brown, saying that he's fallen in love with him.

Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo 'Welcome' in Anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar

Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo 'Welcome' in Anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1

Out soccer star Josh Cavallo has expressed fear about the idea of playing at the World Cup in anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar next year, but the event's chief executive says he'd be welcome.

Case Against Jussie Smollett Focuses on How 'Hoax' Unraveled

Case Against Jussie Smollett Focuses on How 'Hoax' Unraveled

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 1

Prosecutors' case against Jussie Smollett has focused on how Chicago police say they determined that what they initially believed was a horrific hate crime was actually a fake assault staged by the ex-"Empire" actor with help from two brothers.

40 Years Later: Stigma and Progress Collide Since the Onset of the AIDS Crisis

40 Years Later: Stigma and Progress Collide Since the Onset of the AIDS Crisis

NEWS | By Billy McEntee | Dec 1

It's been 40 years since the AIDS crisis was first documented. Sweeping in scope and driven by those advocating for and living with HIV, EDGE offers a snapshot of where we've been and what the future holds for the fight against AIDS.

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 1

The buzz is very high for Steven Spielberg's remake of "West Side Story" after early screenings.

5 Unique Holiday Gifts for Someone Who Has Everything

5 Unique Holiday Gifts for Someone Who Has Everything

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Dec 1

EDGE offers five of our favorite finds for thoughtful and affordable holiday gifts.

Gay Photographer Takes You Inside The NYC Homes Of Grindr Profiles

Gay Photographer Takes You Inside The NYC Homes Of Grindr Profiles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lawrence Ferber | Dec 1

A New York City photographed the homes of 195 Grindr profiles to explore how geography contributes to the diversity of the gay community.

'Mayor Pete' Director Jesse Moss on Riding the Buttigieg Wave

'Mayor Pete' Director Jesse Moss on Riding the Buttigieg Wave

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1

Documentary filmmaker Jesse Moss was able to get inside Pete Buttigieg's 2020 Presidential campaign. His results are the documentary, "Mayor Pete," which he discusses with EDGE.

Entertainment

Best AIDS Films, Part 2

Best AIDS Films, Part 2

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Bromberger | Dec 1

In Part 2 of our Best AIDS films articles, we focus on films that humanized PWAs and universalized their experiences by raising awareness of how they lived, what they thought and felt, sometimes with humor and a musical song and dance.

Business

EasyJet: Omicron Variant Already Affecting Flight Bookings

EasyJet: Omicron Variant Already Affecting Flight Bookings

BUSINESS | By Pan Pylas | Nov 30

British airline easyJet said Tuesday that it is already seeing some impact on demand from the new omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Cars

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

CARS | By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher | Nov 9

Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.

Style

Gucci Heirs Says 'House of Gucci' Narrative is Inaccurate

Gucci Heirs Says 'House of Gucci' Narrative is Inaccurate

STYLE | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 1

The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film " House of Gucci." In a statement issued this week, they said the narrative is "anything but accurate" and that the filmmakers did not consult them at all.

Travel

Fiji Welcomes Back Tourists Despite Omicron Threat

Fiji Welcomes Back Tourists Despite Omicron Threat

TRAVEL | By NIck Perry | Dec 1

Fiji welcomed back its first tourists in more than 600 days despite the threat posed by the newly detected coronavirus omicron variant.