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Q-Music Burnin' Down the House Music

Q-Music Burnin' Down the House Music

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Aug 13
For those unable to get to their workouts at the gym or favorite dance club because they've been shut down again after reopening too soon, here are some new releases sure to get your heart rate up and your body moving. Play them loud.

Lesbian Bakers Received Homophobic Pride Cake Order & Responded with Love

Lesbian Bakers Received Homophobic Pride Cake Order & Responded with Love

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 13
A Detroit couple who own the bakery Good Cakes and Bakes have spoken up about a recent homophobic cake order received online through their website.

Begin Again:  James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

ARTS & CULTURE | By Tim Pfaff | Aug 13
Eddie S. Glaude Jr.'s new book about James Baldwin -and what it meant to be an African-American and gay writer- joins a shelf of books whose timings is perfect.

Set for Ptown Award, Charles Busch Looks Back and Forward

Set for Ptown Award, Charles Busch Looks Back and Forward

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Aug 13
Speaking with Charles Busch it is difficult not to get a case of the giggles. EDGE spoke to the theater legend as he prepares to virtually accept an award this weekend from the Provincetown Theater.

AOC and Her 2nd Grade Teacher Reunite in Sweet Twitter Exchanged

AOC and Her 2nd Grade Teacher Reunite in Sweet Twitter Exchanged

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 13
This week, the Democratic National Committee announced the featured speakers for the DNC convention next week.

Lady Gaga to Perform at 2020 MTV Video Music Awards

Lady Gaga to Perform at 2020 MTV Video Music Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
Lady Gaga is ready to just dance at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards.

Watch: Sam Asghari Offers Workout Tips

Watch: Sam Asghari Offers Workout Tips

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
Personal trainer Sam Asghari is best-known as Britney's boyfriend. But in an Instagram video he shows how he stays in such amazing shape.

Listen: Dua Lipa Releases 'Levitating' Remix with Madonna & Missy Elliott, Twitter Drags Song

Listen: Dua Lipa Releases 'Levitating' Remix with Madonna & Missy Elliott, Twitter Drags Song

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
Dua Lipa shares The Blessed Madonna's remix of "Levitating," featuring Madonna and Missy Elliott...but Twitter doesn't seem to be a fan.

Bette Midler Writes Kids' Book About Central Park Duck

Bette Midler Writes Kids' Book About Central Park Duck

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
Bette Midler is using words and pictures to tell a New York story.

Chris Evans Hopes to Shield Democracy with Politics Website

Chris Evans Hopes to Shield Democracy with Politics Website

NEWS | By Ryan Pearson | Aug 13
Chris Evans became the most politically prickly "Avenger" a few years back with withering tweets about President Donald Trump and his Republican supporters.


Business

New Report Reveals 40% Unemployment in Hospitality and Leisure Sector

New Report Reveals 40% Unemployment in Hospitality and Leisure Sector

CORPORATE | Aug 13
Faced with a fresh round of bleak employment data, the American travel industry is renewing its pleas for leaders in Washington to return to the negotiating table and finalize another coronavirus-related relief package.


Technology

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

SCIENCE | By Sakhchai Lalit | Aug 13
Researchers in Thailand have been trekking though the countryside to catch bats in their caves in an effort to trace the murky origins of the coronavirus.


Cars

Fiat Chrysler Calls GM's Bribery Allegations 'Preposterous'

Fiat Chrysler Calls GM's Bribery Allegations 'Preposterous'

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 13
Allegations by General Motors that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles bribed union officials are "preposterous" and read like a script from a "third-rate spy movie," FCA lawyers wrote in court documents filed Monday.


Travel

Live Here? Go There: 5 Road Trips to Get Outta Town

Live Here? Go There: 5 Road Trips to Get Outta Town

NATIONAL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Aug 13
Summer 2020 is shaping up to be a road-trip kind of season. To help you refresh and decompress the gay way, we've compiled this tip sheet for your very own LGBTQ break from five U.S. cities. Gas up the car, pack up your travel cooler, and let's roll!


Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

CULTURE | Aug 10
Provincetown Carnival attracts somewhere near 80,000 people to the town for the celebrations - something impossible in this year of COVID. The event was scheduled to begin this Friday. Here's a look back at carnival past - part 1 of 2.