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 Hannah Gadsby Gives Netflix the Middle Finger Over Dave Chappelle

Hannah Gadsby Gives Netflix the Middle Finger Over Dave Chappelle

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 15

Comedian Hannah Gadsby gave Netflix the middle finger over dragging her into the Dave Chappelle controversy.

Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal Wouldn't Do 'Brokeback Mountain' Today

Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal Wouldn't Do 'Brokeback Mountain' Today

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 15

Jake Gyllenhaal didn't understand the fuss over "Brokeback Mountain," but wouldn't play the role today.

Out Actor/Director Xavier Dolan Reconnects with Adele on 'Easy On Me'

Out Actor/Director Xavier Dolan Reconnects with Adele on 'Easy On Me'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 15

The music world is abuzz over Adele's latest single, "Easy On Me," which dropped Thursday. What fans may not know is that the video is directed by Xavier Dolan, the out French Canadian director/writer/actor.

Gay Twitter's 60 Funniest Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 60 Funniest Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 15

As another week comes to a close, it's time for a round up of the best tweets from Gay Twitter. This week's edition includes reactions to Adele's new music, National Coming Out Day, Timothée Chalamet's Wonka reveal and more!

EDGE's New Music Friday: Adele, Adele, Adele & Adele

EDGE's New Music Friday: Adele, Adele, Adele & Adele

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15

Welcome to EDGE's New Music Friday, our guide to the best singles and albums released every week! This week welcomes the return of Adele plus new music from Coldplay, PinkPantheress, Summer Walker and more!

Straight Actor Eddie Redmayne to Play 'Traditionally Queer' Emcee in 'Cabaret' Revival

Straight Actor Eddie Redmayne to Play 'Traditionally Queer' Emcee in 'Cabaret' Revival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15

Straight British actor Eddie Redmayne is returning to the stage for the first time in a decade to play the Emcee in a London revival of "Cabaret" — a role long considered, and played, as queer.

Tom Daley: Gay Fathers Like Him Subjected to More 'Judgment'

Tom Daley: Gay Fathers Like Him Subjected to More 'Judgment'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15

Openly gay Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley reflects in his new memoir "Coming Up for Air" on how being a gay dad attracts heightened "judgment" and unwanted parenting advice.

Michael Sam Speaks Out About Raiders Coach Jon Gruden's Homophobic Emails

Michael Sam Speaks Out About Raiders Coach Jon Gruden's Homophobic Emails

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 15

The first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, Michael Sam said it was "unfortunate" that homophobic emails came from the same team that drafted Carl Nassib, the league's first out player.

US Wins Seat on UN Rights Council in Uncontested Election

US Wins Seat on UN Rights Council in Uncontested Election

NEWS | By Edith M. Lederer | Oct 15

The United States won a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council that former president Donald Trump denounced and quit.

Texas Man Takes Plea Bargain in Grindr Robbery Conspiracy

Texas Man Takes Plea Bargain in Grindr Robbery Conspiracy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15

A 22-year-old Texas man accepted a plea deal that puts him in jail for the next 23 years for his role in a conspiracy carried out by him and three others to use Grindr to lure, rob, and assault their victims.

Business

Netflix Employees Plan Walkout Over Fallout From Chappelle Special

Netflix Employees Plan Walkout Over Fallout From Chappelle Special

BUSINESS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 14

Netflix employees are planning a walkout on Oct. 20 after the company's handling of the fallout over comedian Dave Chappelle's latest special "The Closer" that angered much of the trans community.

Finance

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | Oct 14

Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.

Cars

Tensions Rise as U.S. Seeks Answers from Tesla over No Recall

Tensions Rise as U.S. Seeks Answers from Tesla over No Recall

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 13

U.S. safety investigators want to know why Tesla didn't file recall documents when it updated Autopilot software to better identify parked emergency vehicles.

Style

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

STYLE | By Sophia Eppolito | Oct 14

Apple CEO Tim Cook and retired NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade joined Utah leaders Wednesday to announce the completion of a local advocacy group's campaign to build new homes that provide services for LGBTQ youth in the U.S. West.

Travel

India Reopens for Foreign Tourists as Virus Infections Ebb

India Reopens for Foreign Tourists as Virus Infections Ebb

TRAVEL | Oct 15

India reopened to fully vaccinated foreign tourists traveling on chartered flights on Friday in the latest easing of its coronavirus restrictions as infection numbers decline.

Nightlife

Come Out With Pride Festival And Parade :: October 09, 2021

Come Out With Pride Festival And Parade :: October 09, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 11

The LGBTQ+ community and their allies came together for Orlando's Come Out with Pride Celebration. There was something for everyone with a fantastic festival, amazing Pride Parade, plenty of entertainment, dozens of vendors, businesses and organizations.