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5 LGBTQ and Black Organizations You Can Help Support During Pride Month

5 LGBTQ and Black Organizations You Can Help Support During Pride Month

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 3
A breakdown of organizations that aim to help Black queer and trans people that you can now donate to during LGBTQ Pride Month.

Ellen DeGeneres's Twitter Woes, Both Live and Deleted

Ellen DeGeneres's Twitter Woes, Both Live and Deleted

After being pushed by CNN's Don Lemon, Ellen DeGeneres tweeted tearful support for protesters on Monday. This followed her deleting a tweet after much criticism over the weekend.

'Riverdale' Star Lili Reinhart Comes Out as Bisexual

'Riverdale' Star Lili Reinhart Comes Out as Bisexual

"Riverdale" star Lili Reinhart took to Instagram Wednesday to come out as bisexual.

Having Sex? Take a Shower, Wear a Mask & Don't Kiss

Having Sex? Take a Shower, Wear a Mask & Don't Kiss

With a new normal coming to be, how does the culture handle sexual contact?

After 'Glee' Costar Said She Made Work 'a Living Hell,' Lea Michele Loses Sponsorship, Apologizes

After 'Glee' Costar Said She Made Work 'a Living Hell,' Lea Michele Loses Sponsorship, Apologizes

After being called out on Twitter by former "Glee" costar Samantha Marie Ware, and then losing a sponsorship deal with the meal-kit company Hello Fresh, Lea Michele is apologizing for her past behavior.

Cannes Announces Lineup for a Festival Canceled by COVID

Cannes Announces Lineup for a Festival Canceled by COVID

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jun 3
From an empty movie theater in Paris, organizers of the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday announced the films that would have played at there in May had it not been canceled by the pandemic.

Murder Charge Upgraded In Floyd Case, 3 Other Cops Charged

Murder Charge Upgraded In Floyd Case, 3 Other Cops Charged

NEWS | By Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski | Jun 3
Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd's neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time will level charges against three other officers at the scene, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

Cinema Chain AMC Warns it May Not Survive the Pandemic

Cinema Chain AMC Warns it May Not Survive the Pandemic

NEWS | By Tali Arbel | Jun 3
Movie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet.

Theater Master Classes for Youth Attract Broadway Talent

Theater Master Classes for Youth Attract Broadway Talent

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jun 3
Imagine being a young songwriter and getting tips from a creative team who really know how to construct a tune. After all, they wrote "Let It Go."

'90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's' 1st LGBTQ Couple — 'We Are Absolutely 100% Real'

'90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's' 1st LGBTQ Couple — 'We Are Absolutely 100% Real'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jun 3
Meet Kenneth and Armando, the first gay male couple to appear on a "90 Day Fiancé" franchise — "The Other Way," premiering June 8. On it, Kenneth moves to Mexico to live with Armando and his daughter. EDGE spoke to the couple about their romance.


News

African-American Trans Woman Iyanna Dior Beaten by Crowd in Minneapolis

African-American Trans Woman Iyanna Dior Beaten by Crowd in Minneapolis

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 3
Iyanna Dior, an African-American transwoman, was attacked and beaten by a mob of more then thirty people after a minor traffic accident in Minneapolis on June 1, news sources reported.


Entertainment

Sporting Lives: Mark Brown's 'Gay Games I: The True Story: The Forgotten Man'

Sporting Lives: Mark Brown's 'Gay Games I: The True Story: The Forgotten Man'

BOOKS | By Roger Brigham | Jun 3
Thirty-eight years ago, Mark Brown, an early organizer in local LGBT softball and bowling leagues, left the organizing group of the inaugural Gay Games. Now he has published a book that shares his perspective on his 'forgotten' involvement.


Business

WWII Flag Stolen from City Hall Amid Nevada Protest Returned

WWII Flag Stolen from City Hall Amid Nevada Protest Returned

LEGAL | Jun 3
The Reno protest was peaceful until a smaller group of people was seen defacing the old police headquarters, stealing from downtown businesses and burning an American flag.


Technology

New York City Contact Tracers Start, Reach Out to 600 People

New York City Contact Tracers Start, Reach Out to 600 People

SCIENCE | By Marina Villeneuve, Karen Matthews, and Michael Hill | Jun 3
New York City contact tracers hired to contain the spread of the coronavirus reached out to all of the roughly 600 people who tested positive for the virus citywide on Monday.


Finance

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

HEALTH | Jun 3
Swish Dental is just one of a growing number of dental practices nationwide that in the past month have begun charging patients an infection control fee between $10 and $20.


Health/Fitness

4 Tips for Beginning Runners

4 Tips for Beginning Runners

FITNESS | Jun 3
Have you decided a 5K or marathon is in your future? Or are you just trying to burn through some of the stress of a pandemic world? In either case, if you're new to running it's important to begin your new exercise routine with care.


Travel

Cameras at Brussels Airport Will Check for Fever

Cameras at Brussels Airport Will Check for Fever

Jun 3
Passengers at Brussels airport could be denied access to flights if their body temperature exceeds 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit as part of measures aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus.


Nightlife

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 28
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.