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Breaking Down the 2022 Cannes Film Festival's Queer Offerings

Breaking Down the 2022 Cannes Film Festival's Queer Offerings

ENTERTAINMENT | By C.J. Prince | May 16

EDGE contributor C.J. Prince takes a look at the LGBTQ+ films vying for the Queer Palm at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

Kris Humphries Reportedly 'Furious' Over Kim Kardashian's Gay Shade

Kris Humphries Reportedly 'Furious' Over Kim Kardashian's Gay Shade

ENTERTAINMENT | May 16

Kim Kardashian's ex-husband Kris Humphries is said to be 'furious' over a shady gay comment she made in reference to their time together.

Florida Lawmaker Won't Seek Reelection Amid Harassment Claim

Florida Lawmaker Won't Seek Reelection Amid Harassment Claim

NEWS | May 16

Florida Rep. Ramon Alexander, the incoming leader of the House Democrats, says he will not seek reelection following allegations that he sexually harassed a former male employee of Florida A&M.

Back to Normal? Cannes Film Festival Prepares to Party

Back to Normal? Cannes Film Festival Prepares to Party

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 16

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.

2022 Midterms: What to Watch as 5 States Hold Primaries

2022 Midterms: What to Watch as 5 States Hold Primaries

NEWS | By Marc Levy and Gary D. Robertson | May 16

Former President Donald Trump's winning streak in U.S. Senate primaries is on the line Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in midterm elections.

Buttigieg Sends $5B to Cities for Safety as Road Deaths Soar

Buttigieg Sends $5B to Cities for Safety as Road Deaths Soar

NEWS | By Hope Yen | May 16

With upcoming data showing traffic deaths soaring, the Biden administration is steering $5 billion in federal aid to cities and localities to address the growing crisis.

Travis Scott, Mary J. Blige Hit Billboard Music Awards Stage

Travis Scott, Mary J. Blige Hit Billboard Music Awards Stage

ENTERTAINMENT | May 16

Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen made controversial returns on the Billboard Music Awards stage on Sunday, while Mary J. Blige was honored for her musical excellence.

Review: Omar Apollo's Spirit Burns Bright in 'Desvelado' Tour

Review: Omar Apollo's Spirit Burns Bright in 'Desvelado' Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | May 15

When it comes to up-and-coming artists, no musician is on the tip of my tongue quite like Omar Apollo is.

Review: John Mayer's 'Sob Rock' Tour was a Smash

Review: John Mayer's 'Sob Rock' Tour was a Smash

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | May 15

After bringing his "Sob Rock" tour to 26 cities over six months, John Mayer wrapped up his tenth solo tour — his first in three years — with two epic concerts at Boston's TD Garden.

'Doctor Strange 2' Keeps Hold on Top Spot in 2nd Weekend

'Doctor Strange 2' Keeps Hold on Top Spot in 2nd Weekend

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | May 15

"Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" stayed on top of the box office charts during its second weekend in theaters, earning an additional $61 million from North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday.

News

British Footballer Set to Come Out as Gay This Week

British Footballer Set to Come Out as Gay This Week

NEWS | May 15

The British tabloid The Sun is reporting that a gay teenage footballer is about to come out as gay. He has been given the full backing of teammates and officials at his Championship club.

Entertainment

Review: 'Firestarter' Never Ignites

Review: 'Firestarter' Never Ignites

ENTERTAINMENT | By Megan Kearns | May 16

The latest film adaptation of Stephen King's novel about a girl with pyrokinetic powers squanders its compelling premise, suffering from bad writing, weak acting, and cheap visuals.

Business

As Musk Buyout Looms, Twitter Searches for its Soul

As Musk Buyout Looms, Twitter Searches for its Soul

BUSINESS | By Barbara Ortutay | May 15

For Elon Musk, its ultimate troll and perhaps most prolific user whose buyout of the company is on increasingly shaky ground, Twitter is a "de facto town square" in dire need of a libertarian makeover.

Technology

Google Gets More Multilingual, but Will It Get the Nuance?

Google Gets More Multilingual, but Will It Get the Nuance?

TECHNOLOGY | By Franklin Briceno and Matt O'Brien | May 16

The internet giant says new artificial intelligence technology is enabling it to vastly expand Google Translate's repertoire of the world's languages.

Cars

New Zealand to Help Pay for Cleaner Cars to Reduce Emissions

New Zealand to Help Pay for Cleaner Cars to Reduce Emissions

CARS | By Nick Perry | May 16

New Zealand's government said Monday it will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars.

Style

Sun's Out, Thighs Out: 5 Shorts for Every Style

Sun's Out, Thighs Out: 5 Shorts for Every Style

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | May 15

As summer approaches and temperatures rise, it's time to let our legs breathe by breaking out the shorts. But where to start looking? Here are some answers.

Health/Fitness

Mixed Texas Ruling Allows Trans Youth Parent Investigations

Mixed Texas Ruling Allows Trans Youth Parent Investigations

HEALTH/FITNESS | May 13

The Texas Supreme Court allowed the state to investigate parents of transgender youth for child abuse while also ruling in favor of one family that was among the first contacted by child welfare officials following an order by Republican Gov. Greg Abbot.

Travel

Beyond the Canal, There's Plenty More to Find in Romantic Panama

Beyond the Canal, There's Plenty More to Find in Romantic Panama

TRAVEL | By Brandon Schultz | May 15

While it is most famous for its canal, it is the least interesting attraction in this Central America country that has Manhattan-lie skyscrapers, beautiful beaches and great amenities.