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Cher, Christina Aguilera Celebrate Ten Years of 'Burlesque' in New Feature

Cher, Christina Aguilera Celebrate Ten Years of 'Burlesque' in New Feature

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 24
Cher and Christina Aguilera celebrate ten years of their hit 2010 film "Burleque" in an extensive new feature by Entertainment Weekly.

Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

NEWS | Nov 24
Melania Trump wanted to light the White House in rainbow colors this past June to honor Pride month as it had been during the Obama administration; but the WH staff saw to it that it didn't happen.

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness Accuses Monty Python's John Cleese of Transphobia

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness Accuses Monty Python's John Cleese of Transphobia

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 24
Jonathan Van Ness of "Queer Eye" called out British actor John Cleese as transphobic after the "Monty Python" star defended beleaguered "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling after she made a series of transphobic comments in the last two years.

Kristen Stewart: Straight Actors Playing Gay Roles is 'Gray Area'

Kristen Stewart: Straight Actors Playing Gay Roles is 'Gray Area'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 24
Kristen Stewart believes that straight actors playing gay roles is a "gray area" that requires careful consideration and conversation.

PopUps: Justin Bieber Takes Issue with Being Nominated for Pop Album at Grammys

PopUps: Justin Bieber Takes Issue with Being Nominated for Pop Album at Grammys

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 24
After the Grammy Award nominations were announced on Tuesday, Justin Bieber shared a lengthy post to Instagram taking issue that his album "Changes" was nominated in pop categories and not R&B categories.

Mysterious Shiny Monolith Found in Otherworldly Utah Desert

Mysterious Shiny Monolith Found in Otherworldly Utah Desert

NEWS | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Nov 24
Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah's red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state.

Biden Transition OK'd to Start as Trump Runs Out of Options

Biden Transition OK'd to Start as Trump Runs Out of Options

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, David Eggert and Colleen Long | Nov 24
The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the "apparent winner" of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy.

Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of Teen Over Trans Exclusion in Health Benefits

Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of Teen Over Trans Exclusion in Health Benefits

"This denial ... sends a message to my son and all transgender people, that their health care needs aren't real or they're not worthy of care. I won't accept that," says the teen's mom Patti Pritchard.

A Grammys 'Savage': Beyoncé Leads with 9 Nominations

A Grammys 'Savage': Beyoncé Leads with 9 Nominations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Nov 24
Beyoncé is bringing her black parade to the Grammys: The pop star's anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine.

'Our Friendship, and her Legacy' — Robyn Crawford Stands Up for Whitney Houston

'Our Friendship, and her Legacy' — Robyn Crawford Stands Up for Whitney Houston

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Nov 24
Late last year Robyn Crawford opened up about her relationship with the late Whitney Houston with her memoir "A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston." EDGE spoke to Crawford about her complicated relationship with the late superstar.


News

Suspected Anti-LGBTQ Arsonist Seeks Asylum in Russia

Suspected Anti-LGBTQ Arsonist Seeks Asylum in Russia

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 24
A Brazilian man accused of violently attacking a movie company that depicted Jesus Christ as gay is seeking asylum in Russia his September arrest in Moscow.


Business

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

CULTURE | 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?


Finance

Who Will Lead the Travel Industry Rebound in 2021?

Who Will Lead the Travel Industry Rebound in 2021?

Nov 18
With the breaking news this week that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shows 95 percent efficacy, the idea of traveling again may be in the not-so-distant future. But who will lead the charge?


Cars

GM: New Batteries Cut Electric Car Costs, Increase Range

GM: New Batteries Cut Electric Car Costs, Increase Range

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 22
General Motors says a pending breakthrough in battery chemistry will cut the price of its electric vehicles so they equal those powered by gasoline within five years.


Travel

Many Americans Flying for Holiday Despite CDC Pleas

Many Americans Flying for Holiday Despite CDC Pleas

Nov 23
Millions of Americans bought tickets to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving before the nation's top public health agency pleaded with them not to travel for the holiday.