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Meet Sandro: 'British Bake Off' Hunky Breakout Star

Meet Sandro: 'British Bake Off' Hunky Breakout Star

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 6

His name is Sandro and he's an out, tatted and bearded, 30-year old nanny living in London. He's also the break-out star of 2022 edition of Netflix's "TheĀ Great British Bake Off."

Queering Cinema: Dame Camp and 'Dead Ringer'

Queering Cinema: Dame Camp and 'Dead Ringer'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Oct 6

The movie star most associated with 'camp' is Bette Davis. And she's way over the top in 'Dead Ringer,' where she plays twins, one bad, the other worse.

What Went Wrong? Analysts Examine Why 'Bros' Failed

What Went Wrong? Analysts Examine Why 'Bros' Failed

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 6

Great reviews, audience ratings, and pre-opening publicity... just what went wrong with "Bros?

Jared Leto to Play Chanel Designer Karl Lagerfeld in Biopic

Jared Leto to Play Chanel Designer Karl Lagerfeld in Biopic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 6

Academy Award-winner Jared Leto will don the Chanel boots and gloves of the legendary artistic director and fashion designer in an upcoming biopic.

John Waters is Back Behind the Camera with Upcoming 'Liarmouth'

John Waters is Back Behind the Camera with Upcoming 'Liarmouth'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 6

John Waters' drought as a film director is over today when it was announced he will write and helm an adaptation of his novel "Liarmouth: A Feel Bad Romance," published earlier this year.

Coming Stateside, Drag Star Ana Macho Talks 'Realismo Mágico'

Coming Stateside, Drag Star Ana Macho Talks 'Realismo Mágico'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 6

Ahead of their upcoming dates in Boston and New York, Puerto Rican drag star Ana Macho talks about their career, their name and 'Realismo Mágico.'

Colorado Baker Fighting Ruling over Gender Transition Cake

Colorado Baker Fighting Ruling over Gender Transition Cake

NEWS | By Colleen Slevin | Oct 6

The Colorado baker who won a partial Supreme Court victory after refusing on religious grounds to make a gay couple's wedding cake a decade ago is challenging a separate ruling.

Kevin Spacey Faces Civil Trial on Sexual Assault Claims

Kevin Spacey Faces Civil Trial on Sexual Assault Claims

ENTERTAINMENT | By Larry Neumeister | Oct 6

Kevin Spacey heads to court to defend himself in a lawsuit filed by Anthony Rapp, the actor who in 2017 made the first in a string of sexual misconduct allegations that left the star's career in tatters.

Gay 'Bros' Co-Producer Comes to Billy Eichner's Defense

Gay 'Bros' Co-Producer Comes to Billy Eichner's Defense

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 6

"Bros" co-producer Guy Branum took to Twitter to defend Billy Eichner in the wake of the gay rom-com's failure at the box office, noting the historic importance of a film with an almost all-LGBTQ+ cast.

The Best Costume Ideas for Halloween 2022 (Part 1)

The Best Costume Ideas for Halloween 2022 (Part 1)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Max Tabiaat | Oct 6

With Halloween right around the corner, it's time to get your creativity flowing and plan who you'll be dressing up as. With nods to timeless classics, characters from popular shows, and some real-world icons, we'll have you looking fabulous this year.

News

Loretta Lynn's Songs Resonate Anew Amid Abortion Debate

Loretta Lynn's Songs Resonate Anew Amid Abortion Debate

NEWS | By Kristin M. Hall | Oct 6

Loretta Lynn, the Grammy-winning country music icon who died Tuesday at 90, lived through — and sang about — decades of advancements for women's social movements, achievements now endangered.

Entertainment

Jake Lacy Becomes a Lead after Years of Supporting Roles

Jake Lacy Becomes a Lead after Years of Supporting Roles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Oct 6

While most people slowed down during the pandemic, Jake Lacy's schedule accelerated. It began with filming "The White Lotus" for HBO, and continues in the Peacock limited series "A Friend of the Family."

Business

Twitter under Musk? Most of the Plans Are a Mystery

Twitter under Musk? Most of the Plans Are a Mystery

BUSINESS | By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 6

A super app called X? A bot-free free speech haven? These are some of Elon Musk's mysterious plans for Twitter, now that he may be buying the company after all.

Technology

Former Uber Security Chief Guilty of Data Breach Coverup

Former Uber Security Chief Guilty of Data Breach Coverup

TECHNOLOGY | Oct 6

The former chief security officer for Uber was convicted Wednesday of trying to cover up a 2016 data breach in which hackers accessed tens of millions of customer records from the ride-hailing service.

Finance

Can Biden Save Democracy One U.S. Factory Job at a Time?

Can Biden Save Democracy One U.S. Factory Job at a Time?

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Oct 5

President Joe Biden is working to create a manufacturing revival — even helping to put factory jobs in Republican territory under the belief it can restore faith in U.S. democracy.

Cars

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

CARS | By Hope Yen, Matthew Daly, and David Sharp | Oct 3

Biden last year directed the U.S. government to purchase only American-made, zero-emission passenger cars by 2027 and electric versions of other vehicles by 2035.

Style

Lil Nas X Takes to the Atlanta Stage in a Skirt

Lil Nas X Takes to the Atlanta Stage in a Skirt

STYLE | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5

It was a hometown road moment for Lil Nas X when the always-fashionable "Montero" singer took to the stage in a Coach skirt for a concert in Atlanta.

Health/Fitness

Oklahoma Governor Urges Action on Anti-Transgender Medicine

Oklahoma Governor Urges Action on Anti-Transgender Medicine

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Sean Murphy | Oct 5

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday targeting medical treatments for transgender youth and called on the GOP-controlled Legislature to impose a statewide ban when it returns in February.

Travel

Travel: Berlin and Dresden — Bouncing Back, Post Pandemic

Travel: Berlin and Dresden — Bouncing Back, Post Pandemic

TRAVEL | By David Perry | Oct 6

EDGE's David Perry visited Berlin and Dresden and delivers this post-pandemic travel update about two destinations with much to offer the LGBTQ+ tourist.