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Report: Top Southern Baptists Stonewalled Sex Abuse Victims

Report: Top Southern Baptists Stonewalled Sex Abuse Victims

NEWS | By Deepa Bharath, Holly Meyer and David Crary | May 23

A scathing investigative report says top Southern Baptist Convention leaders stonewalled and denigrated survivors of clergy sex abuse over two decades while seeking to protect their own reputations.

Monkeypox Isn't Like HIV, but Gay and Bisexual Men Are at Risk of Unfair Stigma

Monkeypox Isn't Like HIV, but Gay and Bisexual Men Are at Risk of Unfair Stigma

NEWS | May 23

The monkeypox outbreak could just as easily come about in a heterosexual friendship network, or a group of sports people, or occupational group, or other social groups.

Watch: Justice Smith and Nic Ashe Celebrate Their Love in Calvin Klein Spot

Watch: Justice Smith and Nic Ashe Celebrate Their Love in Calvin Klein Spot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 23

Out actors Justice Smith and Nic Ashe talk about splitting up, reuniting, and being in love in a new Calvin Klein spot that's part of the company's Pride season ad campaign.

2022 Cannes Diary 2: 'Tchaikovsky's Wife,' 'The Eight Mountains,' 'Rodeo' & 'EO'

2022 Cannes Diary 2: 'Tchaikovsky's Wife,' 'The Eight Mountains,' 'Rodeo' & 'EO'

ENTERTAINMENT | By C.J. Prince | May 23

EDGE contributor C.J. Prince breaks down more films he's seen at this year's Cannes Film Festival, including "Tchaikovsky's Wife," "The Eight Mountains," "Rodeo" and "EO."

Ricky Martin to Star in Apple TV+ Series 'Mrs. American Pie'

Ricky Martin to Star in Apple TV+ Series 'Mrs. American Pie'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 23

Out global recording star Ricky Martin has signed to star in a 10-episode Apple TV+ series based on Juliet McDaniel's novel about a ruthless social climber and her closeted husband.

Watch: Halsey Claims Record Label is Holding Back New Song, Wants 'Fake Viral Moment' on TikTok

Watch: Halsey Claims Record Label is Holding Back New Song, Wants 'Fake Viral Moment' on TikTok

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 23

Halsey took to TikTok on May 22 to claim that their record company won't let them release a new song unless it comes with a "fake viral moment" for TikTok.

One More 'I Do,' this Time in Italy, for Kourtney and Travis

One More 'I Do,' this Time in Italy, for Kourtney and Travis

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | May 23

A trilogy of Kravis nuptials has been completed with a (probably) final ceremony in Portofino, Italy.

'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise Return to the Danger Zone

'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise Return to the Danger Zone

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 23

At the box office "Top Gun" did nearly reach "Star Wars" proportions. It was the No. 1 film of 1986, a rocket-boosted, testosterone-fueled sensation that established the then 24-year-old Tom Cruise as a major star.

Silent No More: Biden Admin Makes Moves to Free WNBA Star Brittney Griner

Silent No More: Biden Admin Makes Moves to Free WNBA Star Brittney Griner

NEWS | May 23

Speculation on the reason for Griner's arrest centers on Russian President Vladimir Putin's alleged desire to use the out American basketball star as a geopolitical pawn.

Expert: Monkeypox Likely Spread by Sex at Two Raves in Europe

Expert: Monkeypox Likely Spread by Sex at Two Raves in Europe

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | May 23

A leading adviser to the World Health Organization said the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe.

Business

Oreo Partners with PFLAG for Pride Edition of Classic Cookies

Oreo Partners with PFLAG for Pride Edition of Classic Cookies

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | May 22

Longtime LGBTQ+ ally Oreo has partnered once again with PFLAG to produce a Pride edition of America's Favorite Cookie. The special edition cookies are stamped with the word "Proud."

Technology

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | May 20

Boeing's crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft.

Finance

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

FINANCE | By R.J. Rico | May 20

Millionaire Bill Pulte practices what he calls "Twitter philanthropy," providing financial relief to people who reach out to him for help via social media. But he can only help a fraction of those who ask.

Cars

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

CARS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | May 21

Wrapping a vehicle in vinyl to alter its look was once the domain of show cars, luxury and exotics but has now gone mainstream as part of a growing multibillion-dollar industry.

Style

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | May 22

With a series of three photos that seemed to briefly break the internet last week, Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger announced a multi-year partnership that seeks to light the way for a more sustainable future in the fashion world.

Travel

Davos Diary: Train, Not Plane Means Scenery, Carbon Cutting

Davos Diary: Train, Not Plane Means Scenery, Carbon Cutting

TRAVEL | By Kelvin Chan | May 23

If I had flown, my 870-kilometer trip would have emitted up to 197 kilograms (434 pounds) of carbon dioxide per passenger into the atmosphere. By train? 12.2 kilograms.

Nightlife

Going Out, Homing's in, May 19-27 2022

Going Out, Homing's in, May 19-27 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By Jim Provenzano | May 19

Days and nights continue to fill up with festive fun in nightlife, arts and community events. Scroll on, and find your fave form of fun.