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Watch: Megan Rapinoe, Julia Garner Sneak Friends Into Rihanna's Met Gala After Party

Watch: Megan Rapinoe, Julia Garner Sneak Friends Into Rihanna's Met Gala After Party

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 16

For celebrities and their posses, the only thing better than the Met Gala are the Met Gala after parties.

After Controversial Stint on 'Canada's Drag Race,' Former Judge Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman Speaks Out

After Controversial Stint on 'Canada's Drag Race,' Former Judge Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman Speaks Out

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 16

Out actor Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman speaks out for the first time about his controversial time as a judge on "Canada's Drag Race" in a new interview.

Watch: After Losing Calif. Governor Bid, Caitlyn Jenner Says She 'Can't Believe' Results

Watch: After Losing Calif. Governor Bid, Caitlyn Jenner Says She 'Can't Believe' Results

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 16

Caitlyn Jenner earned just one percent of votes in California's recall election.

Draft of Cuba's New Family Code Opens Door for Gay Marriage

Draft of Cuba's New Family Code Opens Door for Gay Marriage

NEWS | Sep 16

The draft of a new family code for Cuba released Wednesday proposes allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt as well as giving children greater participation in decisions that affect them.

Elton John Postpones European Shows after Hip Injury

Elton John Postpones European Shows after Hip Injury

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 16

Elton John says he is postponing European dates on his world tour until 2023 so that he can have an operation on an injured hip.

White House Offers Nicki Minaj Call to Answer Vaccine Questions

White House Offers Nicki Minaj Call to Answer Vaccine Questions

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alexandra Jaffe | Sep 16

The White House offered to connect Nicki Minaj with one of the Biden administration's doctors to address her questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, after the Trinidadian-born rapper's erroneous tweet alleging the vaccine causes impotence went viral.

FDA Strikes Cautious Tone Ahead of Vaccine Booster Meeting

FDA Strikes Cautious Tone Ahead of Vaccine Booster Meeting

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard, Matthew Perrone | Sep 16

Influential government advisers will debate Friday if there's enough proof that a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective — the first step toward deciding which Americans need one and when.

TIFF Riffs... The Best from the Toronto International Film Festival, Part One

TIFF Riffs... The Best from the Toronto International Film Festival, Part One

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Sep 16

While some of the major films at 46th Toronto International Film Festival are only being screened in person, there is plenty of excellent fare made available for critics. Here are some choices.

Singer David Hernandez Talks Getting Naked in Vegas (in a Musical)

Singer David Hernandez Talks Getting Naked in Vegas (in a Musical)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Sep 15

Singer David Hernandez was shamed during his "American Idol" run after it was revealed he danced at a gay strip club. Now, 13 years later, he's dancing naked again in the Vegas show "Naked Boys Singing." EDGE spoke to him about his journey.

Watch: Thirst-Trapping OnlyFans Stars Rick & Griff Give Middle Finger to Streaming Service with Hilarious Vid

Watch: Thirst-Trapping OnlyFans Stars Rick & Griff Give Middle Finger to Streaming Service with Hilarious Vid

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 15

Social media influencers and adult content providers Rick and Griff Twombley-King struck out at OnlyFans for their now-rescinded decision to ban adult content with a funny parody video.

News

As COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Rise, Religious Exemptions Grow

As COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Rise, Religious Exemptions Grow

NEWS | By Colleen Long, Andrew Demillo | Sep 16

An estimated 2,600 Los Angeles Police Department employees are citing religious objections to try to get out of the required COVID-19 vaccination. In Washington state, thousands of state workers are seeking similar exemptions.

Entertainment

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | Sep 15

There's a growing number of "grandfluencers," folks 70 and up who have amassed substantial followings on social media with the help of decades-younger fans, including TikTok stars @oldgays.

Business

Carnival CEO Discusses Cruise Lines, Pandemic and Politics

Carnival CEO Discusses Cruise Lines, Pandemic and Politics

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Sep 15

Carnival Corp., once a $21 billion company, saw revenue plunge to zero overnight last year when the pandemic shut down the cruise industry. It's CEO Arnold Donald's job to navigate uncharted waters for the cruise giant, which operates nine brands.

Technology

Apple's Next iPhone Mirrors Last Year's, Adds More Storage

Apple's Next iPhone Mirrors Last Year's, Adds More Storage

TECHNOLOGY | By Michael Liedtke | Sep 14

Apple unveiled its next iPhone line-up, including a model that offers twice the storage available in earlier versions and other modest upgrades to last year's editions that proved to be a big hit among consumers.

Finance

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

FINANCE | 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 Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

CARS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 11

With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric. The experts at Edmunds examin some of the most prevalent EV myths.

Style

Sand, Catan, Piñatas Lead Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

Sand, Catan, Piñatas Lead Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

STYLE | Sep 16

Cabbage Patch Kids are up for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame along with Battleship, Risk, The Settlers of Catan, Mahjong and billiards, as well as the piñata, American Girl Dolls, Masters of the Universe and Fisher-Price Corn Popper.

Health/Fitness

The Life-Saving Impact of Transgender-Affirming Addiction Recovery Treatment

The Life-Saving Impact of Transgender-Affirming Addiction Recovery Treatment

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 15

Where does a trans man still dealing with his gender confirmation treatment go to be treated for alcohol addiction? Inspire Recovery offers LGBTQ+-affirming care, which can make all the difference in maintaining long-term sobriety.

Travel

Malaysia Reopens Resort Island as Vaccinations Rise

Malaysia Reopens Resort Island as Vaccinations Rise

TRAVEL | Sep 16

Hundreds of holiday-makers flocked to Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi as it reopened Thursday to fully vaccinated travelers.