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That Was Gus Kenworthy's Ex -- Matthew Wilkas -- on 'And Just Like That'

That Was Gus Kenworthy's Ex -- Matthew Wilkas -- on 'And Just Like That'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28

The latest episode of "And Just Like That" is being slammed for a poorly timed Holocaust joke. But did you know that actor who delivered the line is Gus Kenworthy's ex?

Reports: Kanye West Allegedly Spreading Rumors Pete Davidson is Gay, has AIDS

Reports: Kanye West Allegedly Spreading Rumors Pete Davidson is Gay, has AIDS

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 28

Kanye West is allegedly spreading rumors that Pete Davidson is gay and suffering from AIDS, according to a report from TMZ.

Watch: Ezra Miller Posts Cryptic Message to Ku Klux Klan

Watch: Ezra Miller Posts Cryptic Message to Ku Klux Klan

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 28

Actor Ezra Miller is leaving his fans scratching their heads and worried. The DC superhero did not explain what prompted the video but his fan base seemed worried about his well being in comments.

How Authentic is M&M's Pledge to 'A World Where Everyone Feels They Belong'?

How Authentic is M&M's Pledge to 'A World Where Everyone Feels They Belong'?

BUSINESS | By EDGE | Jan 28

A source reveals Mars, Inc.'s bumbling history regarding M&M's and LGBTQ+ inclusivity.

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Resentenced to 21 Years in Prison

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Resentenced to 21 Years in Prison

NEWS | By Jill Bleed and Sean Murphy | Jan 28

A federal judge resentenced "Tiger King" Joe Exotic to 21 years in prison on Friday, reducing his punishment by just a year despite pleas from the former zookeeper for leniency as he begins treatment for cancer.

Looking for New Music? Check Out These Up-and-Coming Queer Talents

Looking for New Music? Check Out These Up-and-Coming Queer Talents

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28

With the number of sources of new music having grown exponentially over the past decade, it has become easy to explore new queer artists. Here are some queer musicians and influencers worth checking out.

New Study: Youth Underestimate Risk of Contracting STIs Through Oral Sex

New Study: Youth Underestimate Risk of Contracting STIs Through Oral Sex

HEALTH/FITNESS | Jan 28

Young people are largely unaware of the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, through oral sex.

Gay Twitter's 55 Best Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 55 Best Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 28

This week's edition of Gay Twitter includes hilarious reactions to the latest episodes of "Euphoria," "AJLT," "The Gilded Age," Lana Del Rey's debut turning 10 years old, and more!

Clueless in 2022? 'AJLT' Drops Tasteless Holocaust Joke...and Has a Stereotypical Gay Man Say It

Clueless in 2022? 'AJLT' Drops Tasteless Holocaust Joke...and Has a Stereotypical Gay Man Say It

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jan 28

Just when it seemed "And Just Like That" couldn't get worse, it dropped a Holocaust joke. And viewers were appalled.

What's Shigella? What to Know About the Antibiotic-Resistant STI Rising Among MSM

What's Shigella? What to Know About the Antibiotic-Resistant STI Rising Among MSM

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28

Ever heard of Shigella sonnei? There's a good chance you have not, but you might want to take notice: It's an antibiotic-resistant STI spreading among men who have sex with men.

News

Reports: Out Mayor Dies by Apparent Suicide

Reports: Out Mayor Dies by Apparent Suicide

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28

According to news reports, Kevin Ward, the openly gay mayor of Hyattsville, Maryland, died by an apparent suicide on Jan. 25.

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Cars

Toyota Heading to Moon with Cruiser, Robotic Arms, Dreams

Toyota Heading to Moon with Cruiser, Robotic Arms, Dreams

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jan 28

Toyota is working with Japan's space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to help people live on the moon by 2040 and then go live on Mars, company officials said Friday.

Style

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with These LGBTQ+-Owned Brands

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with These LGBTQ+-Owned Brands

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | Jan 28

If you're scrambling for ideas for the best Valentine's Day gifts, look no further than EDGE's curated collection from some of our favorite LGBTQ+-owned businesses.

Health/Fitness

CDC Tells Pharmacies to Give 4th Covid Shots to Immunocompromised Patients

CDC Tells Pharmacies to Give 4th Covid Shots to Immunocompromised Patients

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Liz Szabo | Jan 28

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reached out to pharmacists Wednesday to reinforce the message that people with moderate to severe immune suppression are eligible for fourth covid shots.

Travel

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

TRAVEL | Jan 28

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

Going Out, Homing's In, Jan. 28-Feb.4, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Jan. 28-Feb.4, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By Jim Provenzano | Jan 27

Then ins and outs and ups and downs of scheduling changes for arts and nightlife events are certainly keeping us on our toes, but we'll try to keep up with happenings around the Bay Area this week. If you're making plans, call ahead or check venue' websi