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Biden Seeks Unity as Trump Stokes Fading Embers of Campaign

Biden Seeks Unity as Trump Stokes Fading Embers of Campaign

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Jill Colvin | Nov 26

On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions.

Holiday Trends to Watch: Adult Play-Doh; Stores that Ship

Holiday Trends to Watch: Adult Play-Doh; Stores that Ship

NEWS | By Joseph Pisani and Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 26

The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other.

Justice Department Appeals, Seeking to Replace Trump in Suit

Justice Department Appeals, Seeking to Replace Trump in Suit

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Nov 26

The Justice Department is appealing a judge's refusal to let the United States replace President Donald Trump as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit brought by a woman who says he raped her in the 1990s.

Zoomed on the Toilet — Anti-LGBTQ NJ School Board Member Resigns after Embarrassing Incident

Zoomed on the Toilet — Anti-LGBTQ NJ School Board Member Resigns after Embarrassing Incident

NEWS | Nov 26

A member of a NJ school board resigned on Tuesday after mistakenly zooming her toilet visit during a meeting. Last year she made headlines due to her anti-LGBTQ views on education.

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

NEWS | Nov 26

California can't enforce a ban vanity license plates it considers "offensive to good taste and decency" because that violates freedom of speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

High Court Blocks NY Coronavirus Limits on Houses of Worship

High Court Blocks NY Coronavirus Limits on Houses of Worship

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko | Nov 26

As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide the Supreme Court late Wednesday barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus.

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey To Hot Too Handle?

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey To Hot Too Handle?

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26

Australian Harry Jowsey was the break-out star from Netflix's hit reality show "Too Hot Too Handle" this past summer. And a recent trip to California's Venice Beach showed as to why.

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 26

A moving letter from a young boy named Will asked Santa if God still loves him even though he's gay. The letter is pulling heartstrings all across the internet.

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26

Size does matter, and smaller is more profitable, at least with men's incomes.

Move Over St. Paul: Napoli Stadium to be Named for Maradona

Move Over St. Paul: Napoli Stadium to be Named for Maradona

NEWS | By Andrew Dampf | Nov 26

The mayor of Naples started a formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona on Thursday.The move comes with the city in mourning for the soccer great, who died Wednesday of a heart attack at age 60.

Business

Starbucks Barista Claims Firing for Refusing to Wear Pride Shirt

Starbucks Barista Claims Firing for Refusing to Wear Pride Shirt

BUSINESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 25

A former Starbucks barista in New Jersey is suing the corporation because, she alleges, she was fired for refusing to wear a "PRIDE" T-shirt.

Technology

LGBTQIA+ Gamers Who Are Blazing a Trail On and Offline

LGBTQIA+ Gamers Who Are Blazing a Trail On and Offline

TECHNOLOGY | Nov 26

The world of online gaming is blowing up at the moment with everyone from professional eSports players to live gaming streamers growing in stature as mainstream entertainers and athletes.

Finance

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

FINANCE | By John Schmidt | Nov 25

More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.

Cars

Edmunds: Black Friday car Deals May Not Be as Bountiful

Edmunds: Black Friday car Deals May Not Be as Bountiful

CARS | By Ronald Montoya | Nov 25

While Black Friday savings on new cars aren't that dramatic — no 70% off fire sales here — they do generally make mid- to late November a good time to buy a car.

Style

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 25

EDGE has curated the ultimate CBD holiday gift guide, including CBD gift boxes, CBD gift bundles, and the best CBD products of 2020. The only difficulty will be deciding whether to gift them or keep for yourself!

Health/Fitness

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

HEALTH/FITNESS | Nov 26

Diagnosed with stage-four cancer, one patient is pouring energy into a new effort to help dying patients gain legal access to psilocybin — the mind-altering compound found in so-called magic mushrooms — to ease their psychic pain.

Travel

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

TRAVEL | By John Marshall | Nov 25

The small town has made people feel safer than in big, crowded cities. Outdoor activities are Aspen's calling card, and the mountains were a perfect place to escape the doldrums of months-long lockdowns.

Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

NIGHTLIFE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24

One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?