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Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness Month

Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness Month

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 17

Research reveals that "three-fourths of LGBT people (74%) say worry and stress from the pandemic has had a negative impact on their mental health." Research shows that CBD can help manage stress and anxiety.

Doctors Treating Trans Youth Grapple With Uncertainty, Lack of Training

Doctors Treating Trans Youth Grapple With Uncertainty, Lack of Training

NEWS | May 17

One researcher says medical providers often have trepidation about working with trans people, even if they recognize it is in the best interests of their patients to do so.

Giant Marilyn Monroe Moons Palm Springs Museum; Some Want It Canceled

Giant Marilyn Monroe Moons Palm Springs Museum; Some Want It Canceled

ENTERTAINMENT | May 17

A 26-foot statue of Marilyn Monroe that has been placed outside a Palm Springs art museum in under fire. Critics say that the statue, a recreation of an iconic Monroe image from "The Seven Year Itch," is mooning the museum visitors.

Tennessee Gov Signs Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' for Schools

Tennessee Gov Signs Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' for Schools

NEWS | By Jonathan Mattise | May 17

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation that puts public schools and their districts at risk of losing civil lawsuits if they let transgender students or employees use multi-person bathrooms or locker rooms that do not reflect their gender at birth.

Loss, Resilience and Activism: The Early Years of Canada's AIDS Epidemic

Loss, Resilience and Activism: The Early Years of Canada's AIDS Epidemic

NEWS | May 17

Many early depictions of HIV/AIDS focus on the experience of gay communities in the U.S. or UK. However, HIV/AIDS has deeply affected, and continues to affect, many different communities in Canada.

New Research Shows More Than Half of LGBTQ Youth Bullied at School, and Teachers Often Do Nothing

New Research Shows More Than Half of LGBTQ Youth Bullied at School, and Teachers Often Do Nothing

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 17

New research shows more than half of LGBTQ youth report having been bullied at school, with 58% of those who are bullied saying they don't bother to report to teachers because they often do nothing — even when they see it happening.

Watch: 'Pose' Star Dominique Jackson to Appear on HGTV's 'House Hunters'

Watch: 'Pose' Star Dominique Jackson to Appear on HGTV's 'House Hunters'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 17

Dominique Jackson, best known for her role as Electra on "Pose," is heading to the world of...real estate!

Will Sherlock Be Bisexual In Netflix's 'Enola Holmes' Sequel?

Will Sherlock Be Bisexual In Netflix's 'Enola Holmes' Sequel?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 17

Enola Holmes is headed back to Netflix for a sequel to the 2020 film of the same name — and reports say that this time, her famed big brother might be depicted as bisexual.

Nick Jonas Hospitalized for Injury on Set of Mystery Project

Nick Jonas Hospitalized for Injury on Set of Mystery Project

ENTERTAINMENT | May 17

Nick Jonas has been hospitalized after suffering an injury late Saturday night while filming a new mystery show, TMZ has learned.

Family of Trans Woman Who Died in ICE Custody Adds US Gov't to Suit

Family of Trans Woman Who Died in ICE Custody Adds US Gov't to Suit

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 17

The family of Roxsana Hernández — a Honduran transgender woman who died while in ICE custody, and may have been beaten while handcuffed — has requested the U.S. government be added to their lawsuit.

Entertainment

Review: 'Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.' Explores the MCU's Sitcom Potential

Review: 'Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.' Explores the MCU's Sitcom Potential

ENTERTAINMENT | By JC Alvarez | May 17

So you want to rule the world? In the new Hulu original animated series, even a supervillain can get the rug pulled out from under him when a large conglomerate takes over his evil organization.

Business

Peloton's 'King of Quarantine' Cody Rigsby Takes Fear Out of Fitness

Peloton's 'King of Quarantine' Cody Rigsby Takes Fear Out of Fitness

BUSINESS | By Steve Duffy | May 16

Peloton's Cody Rigsby has become the go-to instructor for the new exercise giant. EDGE spoke to the former dancer about his newfound celebrity, his love of pop divas and how he wants to take the fear out fitness.

Technology

Watch: Who Knew? TikTok Comic Identifies LGBTQ Pokémon Universe

Watch: Who Knew? TikTok Comic Identifies LGBTQ Pokémon Universe

TECHNOLOGY | May 16

Trying to figure out the sexuality of Pokémon may not be high on most people's agenda, but Boston-based comedian Connor Diddle is using his TikTok account to tell the world which characters of the popular Japanese game franchise are LGBTQ.

Finance

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 13

Lemonade has turned wishful thinking into a reality with a technology-driven business model that makes acquiring various insurance types as easy as a few clicks, as well as a robust social action plan.

Cars

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | May 17

The launch of Ford's Bronco, its highly anticipated Jeep Wrangler-like SUV, won't likely happen until late this year. But there is already a Bronco-badged alternative at dealer lots.

Style

Janet Jackson's Ensembles from 'Scream' Video Sold for $125K

Janet Jackson's Ensembles from 'Scream' Video Sold for $125K

STYLE | May 16

Janet Jackson's ensembles she wore in the "Scream" music video opposite of her brother Michael Jackson are among the items up for bid in a three-day auction.

Health/Fitness

CDC Director Defends Decision to Ditch Masks

CDC Director Defends Decision to Ditch Masks

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kimberlee Kruesi | May 16

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday defended the decision to ease mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, stressing that increasing political pressure had nothing to do with the abrupt shift in guidelines.

Travel

90% of Americans Have Taken a Road Trip in the Past Year

90% of Americans Have Taken a Road Trip in the Past Year

TRAVEL | May 17

Nearly seven in 10 Americans are yearning to escape from the people they've been quarantining with by taking a much-deserved road trip this summer, according to new research.

Nightlife

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

NIGHTLIFE | May 16

Their break-up may not have gotten the headlines that J-Lo and Arod may have gotten recently, but gay Manhattan was abuzz this week about the break-up of LGBTQ influencer Jack Mackenroth and adult star Dolf Dietrich that went very public this past weekend