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Watch: 'Gay Animal Control?' Woman Reports Gay Neighbor to Gay Resource Center

Watch: 'Gay Animal Control?' Woman Reports Gay Neighbor to Gay Resource Center

NATIONAL | Aug 17, 2022

Got a troublesome gay in your life? A woman found a unique solution when a gay neighbor got on her nerves: She called a gay resource center to report them.

Wisconsin School Board Votes in Favor of Pride Flag Ban

Wisconsin School Board Votes in Favor of Pride Flag Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 17, 2022

A Wisconsin school board voted in favor of a policy that prohibits teachers and staff from displaying gay pride flags and other items that district officials consider political in nature.

Tampa Bay Brings Back Out Linebacker Carl Nassib for Depth

Tampa Bay Brings Back Out Linebacker Carl Nassib for Depth

SPORTS | Aug 17, 2022

Tampa Bay has signed outside linebacker Carl Nassib, who returns after playing for the Buccaneers in 2018 and 2019.

Three Dead, One Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Outside Chicago Gay Bar

Three Dead, One Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Outside Chicago Gay Bar

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 17, 2022

Reports and social media posts say that three gay Black men were killed and a fourth seriously injured by a car that struck them as they stood outside a gay bar in Chicago.

Will Asymptomatic Monkeypox Infections Cause Wider Spread?

Will Asymptomatic Monkeypox Infections Cause Wider Spread?

NATIONAL | Aug 17, 2022

Can monkeypox be spread asymptomatically? A French study released this week suggests that could be the case.

Trump Foe Liz Cheney Defeated in Wyoming GOP Primary

Trump Foe Liz Cheney Defeated in Wyoming GOP Primary

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples and Mead Gruver | Aug 17, 2022

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, Donald Trump's fiercest Republican adversary in Congress, was defeated in a GOP primary Tuesday, falling to a rival backed by the former president.

Inside Waltham House — Helping Trans Teens Validate Their Experience

Inside Waltham House — Helping Trans Teens Validate Their Experience

FAMILY | By Steve Duffy | Aug 16, 2022

Rebecca Smith is the program director of Waltham House, a residential house outside Boston designed specifically for LGBTQ+ youth. EDGE spoke to Smith about the facilities and its outreach programs.

Carl Nassib, First Active Out NFL Player, Signs with Buccaneers

Carl Nassib, First Active Out NFL Player, Signs with Buccaneers

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16, 2022

Carl Nassib was with the Las Vegas Raiders when he came out as gay, becoming the first active NFL player to do so. Now he's signed to a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team he was with before coming out.

British Report Concludes First Monkeypox Infections in April

British Report Concludes First Monkeypox Infections in April

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 16, 2022

A report published on the Center for Disease Control's Emerging Infectious Diseases website indicated transmission of the monkeypox virus (MPXV) in England was first identified amongst 45 men in April 2022.

Tom Daley: 'The LGBT Community Is So Fractured Right Now'

Tom Daley: 'The LGBT Community Is So Fractured Right Now'

SPORTS | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 16, 2022

In a deep-diving interview with The Guardian, Tom Daley talks about sports, creating a family, and the lack of gay rights in the Commonwealth countries.

Rapper A$AP Rocky Charged with Felony Assault with a Firearm

Rapper A$AP Rocky Charged with Felony Assault with a Firearm

CRIME | By Andrew Dalton | Aug 16, 2022

Rapper A$AP Rocky was charged with two felonies Monday for pulling a gun on a former friend and firing in Hollywood last year, prosecutors said.

Olympic Champion Ellia Green Finds Liberation in Transition

Olympic Champion Ellia Green Finds Liberation in Transition

SPORTS | By Dennis Passa | Aug 16, 2022

Ellia Green realized as a young child -- long before becoming an Olympic champion -- that a person's identity and a gender assigned at birth can be very different things.

Watch: Is the Conservative-backed Grindr-like App 'The Right Stuff' All Wrong?

Watch: Is the Conservative-backed Grindr-like App 'The Right Stuff' All Wrong?

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 15, 2022

Backed by gay conservative tech billionaire Peter Thiel, an app called The Right Stuff app aims to bring together right-wing conservatives for love and political ideologies.

Ex-Mr. Gay World Hit With Gag Order Over Resignation

Ex-Mr. Gay World Hit With Gag Order Over Resignation

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 15, 2022

Former Mr. Gay World South Africa pageant winner Louw Breytenbach was slapped with a suit by the Mr. Gay World Foundation last week over a statement he made over his short tenure as a winner.

Ted Cruz Claims Elizabeth Warren 'Might Have a Penis'

Ted Cruz Claims Elizabeth Warren 'Might Have a Penis'

POLITICS | Aug 15, 2022

Senator Ted Cruz has joked fellow Senator Elizabeth Warren "might have a penis" because "in today's Democrat Party, how do we know she doesn't?"

So-Called 'Don't Say Gay' Law Confuses Some Florida Schools

So-Called 'Don't Say Gay' Law Confuses Some Florida Schools

NATIONAL | By Anthony Izaguirre and Adriana Gomez Licon | Aug 15, 2022

Some Florida schools have moved library books and debated changing textbooks in response to a law critics call "Don't Say Gay" — and some teachers have worried that family pictures on their desks could get them in trouble.

Britain Says Monkeypox Outbreak 'Shows Signs of Slowing'

Britain Says Monkeypox Outbreak 'Shows Signs of Slowing'

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 15, 2022

British health officials say the monkeypox outbreak across the country "shows signs of slowing" but that it's still too soon to know if the decline will be maintained.

Gay Black Students at Ole Miss 'Terrified' in Wake of Killing

Gay Black Students at Ole Miss 'Terrified' in Wake of Killing

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 15, 2022

More than a month after what prosecutors say was the July murder of out gay student Jimmie Lee and the arrest of a suspect, other gay Black students at the University of Mississippi remain "terrified" of returning to the school.

WNBA's Brittney Griner Appeals Her Russian Prison Sentence

WNBA's Brittney Griner Appeals Her Russian Prison Sentence

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Hentz | Aug 15, 2022

Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies reported, in a case denounced by the United States that could lead to a high-profile prisoner swap.

WHO Plans to Rename Monkeypox over Stigmatization Concerns

WHO Plans to Rename Monkeypox over Stigmatization Concerns

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 15, 2022

The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

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