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Alan Bersten of 'Dancing with the Stars' — Dancing Is the Best Kind of Stress

Alan Bersten of 'Dancing with the Stars' — Dancing Is the Best Kind of Stress

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jan 24

It could be said that Alan Bersten worked his way up the "Dancing With The Stars" organization. After joining as a troupe member, he graduated to dancing partner and is currently on tour with the show's live tour. EDGE spoke to him about his career.

Germany: 125 Queer Catholic Church Employees Demand Respect

Germany: 125 Queer Catholic Church Employees Demand Respect

NEWS | Jan 24

More than 120 employees of the Catholic Church in Germany publicly outed themselves as queer on Monday, saying they want to "live openly without fear."

Palin COVID-19 Tests Delay Libel Trial Against NY Times

Palin COVID-19 Tests Delay Libel Trial Against NY Times

NEWS | By Tom Hays | Jan 24

An unvaccinated Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, forcing a postponement of the start of a trial in her libel lawsuit against The New York Times

6 Favorite Domestic Destinations for a Romantic LGBTQ+ Getaway

6 Favorite Domestic Destinations for a Romantic LGBTQ+ Getaway

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jan 24

EDGE offers six of our favorite LGBTQ+-friendly Valentine's Day getaway ideas, even though any day is an excuse for a romantic weekend.

'RENT' Still Resonates in '25th Anniversary Farewell Tour'

'RENT' Still Resonates in '25th Anniversary Farewell Tour'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Will Demers | Jan 24

"RENT The 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour" still resonates with resonant themes.

Backlash, Praise for Gay Character in Arabic Netflix Movie

Backlash, Praise for Gay Character in Arabic Netflix Movie

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24

With its Arabic remake of "Perfect Strangers," Netflix has sparked furious claims of "promoting homosexuality" and "perversion" from conservatives, while reaping critical plaudits.

JoJo Siwa Marks First Anniversary of Coming Out with Insta Post

JoJo Siwa Marks First Anniversary of Coming Out with Insta Post

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24

Out celeb JoJo Siwa commemorated the first anniversary of her coming out with a post that shared, once again, the photo of Siwa in a "Best Gay Cousin Ever" T-shirt that got the internet chattering.

Research Shows If You Have an Older Brother, You're More Likely to Be Gay

Research Shows If You Have an Older Brother, You're More Likely to Be Gay

TECHNOLOGY | Jan 24

New research shows having a greater number of older brothers increases the probability of a person entering a same-sex union at some point in their lives.

Chasten Buttigieg: Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law will 'Kill Kids'

Chasten Buttigieg: Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law will 'Kill Kids'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24

Chasten Buttigieg critiqued a Florida measure that would force teachers to out LGBTQ+ students and ban classroom discussion around sexual and gender identity.

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24

The Flesh Queer Festival featuring EDM and camping is among the UK's best LGBTQ+ events of 2022, which also includes anniversary Pride celebrations in Birmingham and London.

Entertainment

Review: Thomas Vinterberg's 'The Celebration' Arrives on Blu-ray Courtesy of Criterion

Review: Thomas Vinterberg's 'The Celebration' Arrives on Blu-ray Courtesy of Criterion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | Jan 24

The Criterion Collection presents Thomas Vinterberg's 1998 Cannes stunner "The Celebration" on Blu-ray with a features-packed edition that makes this lo-fi work feel more magisterial than ever.

Business

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

Cruise Ship Changes Course After US Judge Orders Seizure

BUSINESS | By Adriana Gomez | Jan 24

A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit.

Technology

Consumer Group Backtracks on Tinder LGBTQ+ Discrimination Accusation

Consumer Group Backtracks on Tinder LGBTQ+ Discrimination Accusation

TECHNOLOGY | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21

A consumer group claimed to have found that Tinder is charging gay and lesbian users more —┬áby as much as nearly 50% — but has since retracted that accusation.

Cars

Edmunds: The Hottest Cars to Look Out for in 2022

Edmunds: The Hottest Cars to Look Out for in 2022

CARS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jan 22

The experts at Edmunds have compiled a list of the five hottest vehicles that will arrive at dealerships in the next six to nine months.

Style

Party-Hard Dubai Ponders New Workweek Debate: When's Brunch?

Party-Hard Dubai Ponders New Workweek Debate: When's Brunch?

STYLE | By Isabel Debre | Jan 24

Starting this year, the UAE shifted its weekend to align with global markets and Western schedules. Now locals wonder when to have their hours-long affair of seafood, pizza, dessert and Veuve Clicquot.

Travel

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

TRAVEL | Jan 23

Food, drink, wall-to-wall history, and pride in abundance: Where can you find so much of all these things but in San Francisco? Here are some of our picks for what to do in the city.

Nightlife

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

Miss Gay America @ Robinson Theatre, Little Rock, AK :: January 20, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 23

Mad Angel Entertainment presented the 49th celebration of the Miss Gay America pageantry at the Robinson Theatre in Little Rock, Arkansas. Congratulations to Dextaci who was crowned Miss Gay America 2022.