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Hayley Williams Addresses Former Paramore Guitarist's Homophobic Comments

Hayley Williams Addresses Former Paramore Guitarist's Homophobic Comments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 30

On Wednesday, Hayley Williams, lead singer of rock band Paramore, addressed homophobic comments allegedly made by a former guitarist on social media.

Harry Styles Feeds Fish, Has Tea with Super Fan's Father

Harry Styles Feeds Fish, Has Tea with Super Fan's Father

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 30

On Wednesday, a Harry Styles superfan went viral because of a picture of the pop star feeding her fish... while she wasn't home.

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

TRAVEL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 30

Parliament House, a popular gay nightclub and resort in Orlando, announced it is closing its current location next month and will reopen in a new location soon.

Joe Biden Says He Will Pass Equality Act in First 100 Days as President

Joe Biden Says He Will Pass Equality Act in First 100 Days as President

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says if he prevails in the upcoming election, he will dedicate himself to passing the long-sought Equality Act within his first 100 days in the Oval Office.

BBC Bans Reporters from Pride, Trans Events

BBC Bans Reporters from Pride, Trans Events

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30

The BBC, responding to criticism that it has a liberal bias, has instituted stricter "impartiality" rules that now mean staffers cannot attend Pride marches, trans rights rallies, or other "controversial" demonstrations.

Two Same-Sex Couples in Military Marry in First for Taiwan

Two Same-Sex Couples in Military Marry in First for Taiwan

NEWS | By Huizhong Wu | Oct 30

Two lesbian couples tied the knot in a mass wedding held by Taiwan's military on Friday in a historic celebration with their peers.

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost Marry in Private Ceremony

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost Marry in Private Ceremony

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 30

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have tied the knot a year after engagement.

Head of Church in Montenegro Dies After COVID-19 Infection

Head of Church in Montenegro Dies After COVID-19 Infection

NEWS | Oct 30

The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro has died in hospital after contracting the coronavirus, the church said Friday.

Paris Jackson Mines Her Heartache for Solo Debut Album

Paris Jackson Mines Her Heartache for Solo Debut Album

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brooke Lefferts | Oct 30

It started in her bedroom with just a guitar, but Paris Jackson has turned coping with the heartache after a recent breakup into her debut solo album.

Sold Out! Who Snagged Beyonce's adidas x IVY PARK Collection?

Sold Out! Who Snagged Beyonce's adidas x IVY PARK Collection?

STYLE | Oct 30

adidas and Beyoncé revealed the second product offering in their partnership with the adidas x IVY PARK collection, but good luck finding it. Super fans have already snatched up most of the inventory.

News

LGBTQs Suffering More as Pandemic Sharpens Disparities

LGBTQs Suffering More as Pandemic Sharpens Disparities

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30

From HIV testing to mental health services to LGTBQ youth having what they need to thrive, the COVID-19 pandemic may be having more serious effects on sexual minorities than on heterosexuals and cisgender people.

Finance

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 29

Trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, the Trump administration on Thursday finalized a requirement for insurers to tell consumers up front the actual prices for common tests and procedures.

Cars

VW Recalls Jettas to Fix Fuel Leaks that Can Cause Fires

VW Recalls Jettas to Fix Fuel Leaks that Can Cause Fires

CARS | Oct 28

Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires. The recall covers certain cars from the 2016 through 2018 model years.

Style

All Potatoes Are Not Created Equal

All Potatoes Are Not Created Equal

STYLE | By Melissa Gellert | Oct 30

A private chef and nutritional consultant tackles the great potato debate. And it's not "po-tae-to po-tah-to."

Travel

Greater Palm Springs: Where Every Day Is a SUN Day

Greater Palm Springs: Where Every Day Is a SUN Day

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 29

EDGE takes a closer look at some of the best hotels, restaurants and activities in Greater Palm Springs, so you can start planning your vacation with ease.