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South Korea's First Known Transgender Soldier Found Dead

South Korea's First Known Transgender Soldier Found Dead

NEWS | Mar 3

South Korea's first known transgender soldier, who protested the military's decision last year to discharge her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery, was found dead at her home on Wednesday.

Lawmakers Can't Cite Local Examples of Trans Girls in Sports

Lawmakers Can't Cite Local Examples of Trans Girls in Sports

NEWS | By David Crary and Lindsay Whitehurst | Mar 3

Legislators in over 20 states introduced bills this year that would ban trans girls from competing on girls' sports teams in public high schools but in almost every case, sponsors can't cite a single instance where there were any problems.

Grindr Announces First Original Series - the Irreverent Comedy 'Bridesman'

Grindr Announces First Original Series - the Irreverent Comedy 'Bridesman'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Mar 3

With so many digital platforms hungry to produce their own original content, Grindr has now joined the ranks with their first original series, "Bridesman."

Cuomo Addresses Harassment Claims, Vows to Stay in Office

Cuomo Addresses Harassment Claims, Vows to Stay in Office

NEWS | By Marina Villeneuve | Mar 3

Besieged by sexual harassment allegations, a somber New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized Wednesday, saying he "learned an important lesson" about his own behavior around women, but he said he intended to remain in office.

In a New Series, TCM Takes a Look at 'Problematic' Classics

In a New Series, TCM Takes a Look at 'Problematic' Classics

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 3

TCM's new series "Reframed Classics" promises wide-ranging discussions about 18 culturally significant films from the 1920s through the 1960s that also have problematic aspects, including "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Swing Time" and "Gone with the Wind."

Biden Stands by May Timeline for Vaccines for All US Adults

Biden Stands by May Timeline for Vaccines for All US Adults

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Linda A. Johnson and Jonathan Lemire | Mar 3

President Joe Biden said the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccine for all adults by the end of May — two months earlier than anticipated.

Wisconsin Lawmakers Launch Attack on Trans Athletes

Wisconsin Lawmakers Launch Attack on Trans Athletes

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced two pieces of legislation that target trans student athletes at all levels of education, including elementary school, middle school, high school, and college.

Trans History's Forgotten Figure: Zackary Drucker on 'The Lady and the Dale'

Trans History's Forgotten Figure: Zackary Drucker on 'The Lady and the Dale'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3

Transgender multi-media artist and cultural producer Zackary Drucker chatted with EDGE about the complex historical figure that is Liz Carmichael, subject of HBO docuseries "The Lady and the Dale."

Chasten Buttigeig Shares Homophobic Workplace Story; Twitter Responds

Chasten Buttigeig Shares Homophobic Workplace Story; Twitter Responds

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3

Chasten Buttigieg took his support for the Equality Act to Twitter, where he shared a story of a homophobic workplace experience, and Twitter users shared their own harrowing stories, in turn.

Listen: Nathan Lane Looks Back at 'The Birdcage,' Wishes He'd Come Out Then

Listen: Nathan Lane Looks Back at 'The Birdcage,' Wishes He'd Come Out Then

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3

Nathan Lane remembers his breakout role in "The Birdcage" via "The Last Laugh" podcast...now wishes he'd come out back then.

News

Sun, Sand and Shots: Caribbean Seeks Vaccines to Revive Economy

Sun, Sand and Shots: Caribbean Seeks Vaccines to Revive Economy

NEWS | By Dánica Coto | Mar 3

The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world's most tourism-dependent regions.

Entertainment

Watch: 'Vaccine, Vaccine': Dolly Sings 'Jolene' Rewrite for Shot

Watch: 'Vaccine, Vaccine': Dolly Sings 'Jolene' Rewrite for Shot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Mar 3

Dolly Parton has written hundreds of songs over her decades-long career and it turns out her tune "Jolene" is the just right one for getting her COVID-19 vaccine.

Technology

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 2

Briotech, a global leader in HOCl technology and manufacturing, has created a multi-use product line with game-changing technologies in health and disinfection.

Finance

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

FINANCE | By Michelle Black, Contributor and Caroline Lupini, Editor | Mar 3

If President Biden has his way, he will create a public credit reporting agency (CRA) to compete with the three major credit bureaus and maybe one day replace them altogether.

Cars

New or Used? Either Way, Price Hikes Squeeze U.S. Auto Buyers

New or Used? Either Way, Price Hikes Squeeze U.S. Auto Buyers

CARS | By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Mar 3

The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many.

Style

From Undies to Outerwear: Be Seen in Green

From Undies to Outerwear: Be Seen in Green

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 2

Whether you're alone or spending the day with your favorite leprechaun, here are 10 teasers to inspire you this St. Patrick's Day.

Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.