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Janet Mock Signs Groundbreaking Three-Year Overall Deal with Netflix

Janet Mock Signs Groundbreaking Three-Year Overall Deal with Netflix

By Sam Cronin | Jun 19
Janet Mock, producer, writer and director of "Pose," has made history as the first out trans woman to sign an overall deal with a major studio. The deal will give Netflix exclusive rights to future TV projects and a first-look option on movie projects.

'Queerdom': Australian Exhibit Highlights the Hard Work of Living Queer

'Queerdom': Australian Exhibit Highlights the Hard Work of Living Queer

Jun 19
"Queerdom," an exhibition showing at the Imperial Hotel in Erksineville, is an arresting and unsettling archive of queer and trans performances in Sydney.

Recovery Unplugged's Richie Supa on the 60s, Drug Culture, and Getting Clean

Recovery Unplugged's Richie Supa on the 60s, Drug Culture, and Getting Clean

By Jill Gleeson | Jun 17
Music legend Richie Supa speaks candidly of the 60s and the era following the Stonewall Uprising where counterculture often led to addiction.

AP Explains: Juneteenth Celebrates End of Slavery in the U.S.

AP Explains: Juneteenth Celebrates End of Slavery in the U.S.

By Jesse J. Holland | Jun 15
A holiday that is spreading across the U.S. and beyond, Juneteenth is considered the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.

After Outcry, Artist Says 'Cyberpunk 2077' Video Game Artwork is Not Transphoic

After Outcry, Artist Says 'Cyberpunk 2077' Video Game Artwork is Not Transphoic

By Sam Cronin | Jun 14
Upcoming sci-fi open world game "Cyberpunk 2077" received lots of good press at the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) last weekend, but one piece of in-game artwork is drawing criticism from fans for possible transphobia.

Infowars to Pay $15K for Unauthorized Pepe the Frog Posters

Infowars to Pay $15K for Unauthorized Pepe the Frog Posters

By Michael Kunzelman | Jun 11
Conspiracy-promoting website Infowars will pay $15,000 to resolve a copyright infringement lawsuit over its sales of a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that was hijacked by far-right extremists and racist internet trolls.

Americans Think Fake News is Big Problem, Blame Politicians

Americans Think Fake News is Big Problem, Blame Politicians

By Tali Arbel | Jun 5
Half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it, according to a new survey.

Watch: Interactive Google Doodle Takes Us Through 50 Years of Pride

Watch: Interactive Google Doodle Takes Us Through 50 Years of Pride

By Sam Cronin | Jun 4
The newest Google Doodle is an interactive slideshow to walk through 50 years of LGBTQ+ Pride, in honor of the Pride month.

Russia Demands Tinder Give User Data to Secret Services

Russia Demands Tinder Give User Data to Secret Services

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Jun 3
Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users - including messages - to the national intelligence agencies, part of the country's widening crackdown on internet freedoms.

Talking with Dale Allen-Rowse, aka The Quilting Cowboy

Talking with Dale Allen-Rowse, aka The Quilting Cowboy

By Steve Duffy | May 31
Edge caught up with Dale Allen-Rowse, aka The Quilting Cowboy, to catch up on his new business and find out the story behind his intriguing persona.

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