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Biden Takes the Helm as President: 'Democracy has Prevailed'

Biden Takes the Helm as President: 'Democracy has Prevailed'

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Jan 20
Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that "democracy has prevailed" as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.

Vice President Harris: A New Chapter Opens in US Politics

Vice President Harris: A New Chapter Opens in US Politics

NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne and Alexandra Jaffe | Jan 20
Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation's second-highest office.

Watch: With Passion and Fashion, Lady Gaga Delivers Powerful Anthem

Watch: With Passion and Fashion, Lady Gaga Delivers Powerful Anthem

NEWS | By Jocelyn Noveck | Jan 20
A full-throated, supremely confident Lady Gaga belted out the national anthem Wednesday in a very Gaga way — with flamboyance, fashion and passion.

Watch: Greek Prime Minister Turns Heads with Revealing Pic of COVID-Vaccine Shot

Watch: Greek Prime Minister Turns Heads with Revealing Pic of COVID-Vaccine Shot

NEWS | Jan 20
When Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis received his second dose of the COVID vaccine he didn't just roll up his sleeve, he opened his shirt. And after posting a video of the moment on Instagram, he became an overnight sensation on social media.

Kamala Harris Chooses Out Black Designer for Inauguration Day

Kamala Harris Chooses Out Black Designer for Inauguration Day

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 20
Vice president-elect Kamala Harris wears designs by Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson for Inauguration Day.

Watch: Did Doc Hit on Troye Sivan with Talk of a Maxi Condom?

Watch: Did Doc Hit on Troye Sivan with Talk of a Maxi Condom?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 20
Troye Sivan tells a funny story on TikTok about his trip to a health clinic.

Watch: Nats Getty, YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous' Spouse, Comes Out as Trans, Non-Binary in Emotional Post

Watch: Nats Getty, YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous' Spouse, Comes Out as Trans, Non-Binary in Emotional Post

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 20
Nats Getty, who is married to YouTube star Gigi Gorgeous, came out as transgender and non-binary in an emotional post Instagram post.

Jill Biden Catapults Fashion Designer Alexandra O'Neill Into National Spotlight

Jill Biden Catapults Fashion Designer Alexandra O'Neill Into National Spotlight

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 20
Dr. Jill Biden has chosen to wear Alexandra O'Neill's brand Markarian for inauguration day. But who is O'Neill, and what can we expect from Dr. Biden's fashion choices in the next administration?

Biden's Pick for Defense Secretary Voices Support for Scrapping Trans Military Ban

Biden's Pick for Defense Secretary Voices Support for Scrapping Trans Military Ban

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20
Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Defense spoke unequivocally about scrapping Trump's ban on trans military members, saying those who are "fit and you're qualified to serve" should be allowed. Twitter approved.

Q-Music: Queer Tunes for Your New Year

Q-Music: Queer Tunes for Your New Year

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Jan 20
Enjoy new music for the new year in a wide range of genres from LGBT artists young and older, including Fredo Viola, Tret Fure, Jay Thomas, Another Sky and Alex The Astronaut.


News

Watch: Gay Penguins Hatch, Care for Chick at Indianapolis Zoo

Watch: Gay Penguins Hatch, Care for Chick at Indianapolis Zoo

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20
The Indianapolis Zoo announced that their community of Gentoo penguins has added two new arrivals — including a newly-hatched chick with two fathers.


Entertainment

Inside the Twombley-Kings: How Hot, Married Couple Became Social Media Sensations

Inside the Twombley-Kings: How Hot, Married Couple Became Social Media Sensations

CULTURE | Jan 20
Husbands Rick and Griff Twombley-King are content creators who make their living providing X-rated pictures and videos to hundreds of followers on social media. EDGE spoke to the couple as to how it has happened.


Business

Netflix's Big 4Q Lifts Video Service Above 200M Subscribers

Netflix's Big 4Q Lifts Video Service Above 200M Subscribers

TELEVISION | By Michael Liedtke | Jan 20
Netflix's video streaming service has surpassed 200 million subscribers for the first time as its expanding line-up of TV series and movies continues to captivate people stuck at home during the ongoing battle against the pandemic.


Technology

Alec Nysten — Called 'Probably Sexiest Man on Earth' — Gets OnlyFans Pics Hacked

Alec Nysten — Called 'Probably Sexiest Man on Earth' — Gets OnlyFans Pics Hacked

CULTURE | Jan 19
OnlyFans has been a boon for some during the Pandemic, including Aussie model Alec Nysten. But the 28-year old is seeing his revenue stream compromised by leaked pics.


Finance

2021 Stock Market Outlook: Covid Vaccine, Political Gridlock, Possible Recovery

2021 Stock Market Outlook: Covid Vaccine, Political Gridlock, Possible Recovery

WORKPLACE | By Anna-Louise Jackson and Benjamin Curry | Jan 14
The year that brought so many surprises is shaping up to be a surprisingly good one for investors, and that's a timely reminder for 2021.


Style

Michelin France Stars Awarded in Virtual Ceremony

Michelin France Stars Awarded in Virtual Ceremony

FOOD/DRINK | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 19
France's Michelin Guide, which has long served as a bible for foodies, is adapting its awards ceremony in Paris for the year that was like no other.


Health/Fitness

Advocates View Health Care as Key to Driving LGBTQ Rights Conversation

Advocates View Health Care as Key to Driving LGBTQ Rights Conversation

HEALTH | By Aneri Pattani | Jan 20
Surveys in North Carolina and across the nation show that about one-third of transgender people have been refused treatment or suffered verbal or physical abuse from a medical provider, but advocates are fighting for change.


Nightlife

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

HEALTH | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9
The term "sexual fluidity" has come under scrutiny as researchers further explore the nuances our sexual expression, attraction and behavior.