Gay Indianapolis: The Latest

'Bachelor in Paradise' Sees Franchise's First Same-Sex Couple Engaged

'Bachelor in Paradise' Sees Franchise's First Same-Sex Couple Engaged

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Sep 18
Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty have made "Bachelor" franchise history for the second time, becoming the first same-sex couple on any of the hugely-viewed shows to get engaged.

Massage Therapist Who Accused Spacey of Sexual Assault Dies Before Trial

Massage Therapist Who Accused Spacey of Sexual Assault Dies Before Trial

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Sep 18
A massage therapist who anonymously accused Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct has died, according to a notice filed in court by the actor's attorneys. The news comes ahead of the case going to trial.

Kristin Chenoweth on her New Album — It's One 'For the Girls'

Kristin Chenoweth on her New Album — It's One 'For the Girls'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Sep 18
Kristin Chenoweth is heading back to Broadway in November for a one-week engagement to celebrate her newest album, "For the Girls." EDGE spoke to the Tony-winning Broadway star about how the new album came about.

Brad Pitt and James Gray Take a Giant Leap with 'Ad Astra'

Brad Pitt and James Gray Take a Giant Leap with 'Ad Astra'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 18
Brad Pitt made the first move with James Gray.

As Shock Wears Off, Mental Health Concerns Grow in Bahamas

As Shock Wears Off, Mental Health Concerns Grow in Bahamas

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Dánica Coto | Sep 18
Stories of survival are trickling out across northern Bahamas as the initial shock wears off from Hurricane Dorian, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in history. And the extent of the storm's terror lingers on in the minds of many.

Report: 'SNL' Wanted to Appeal to Conservatives with Now-Fired Shane Gillis

Report: 'SNL' Wanted to Appeal to Conservatives with Now-Fired Shane Gillis

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 18
After Shane Gillis was fired from "Saturday Night Live" for using Asian slurs and making homophobic remarks on a recent podcast, Variety is reporting that the show hired the comedian in the first place in order to appeal to conservative viewers.

Watch: 'Carol' Director Todd Haynes' New Film 'Dark Waters' Gets Trailer

Watch: 'Carol' Director Todd Haynes' New Film 'Dark Waters' Gets Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 18
Out filmmaker Todd Haynes is back with a new movie, the "Erin Brockovich"-ish thriller "Dark Waters," starring Mark Ruffalo and Anne Hathaway, which got its first trailer.

Lady Gaga May Star in a 'Little Shop of Horrors' Reboot

Lady Gaga May Star in a 'Little Shop of Horrors' Reboot

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 18
Lady Gaga may have found her next role.

'Saved by the Bell' is Getting Rebooted

'Saved by the Bell' is Getting Rebooted

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 18
NBCUniversal announced its streaming service this week. Called Peacock, the network also revealed that it'll be rebooting the beloved early 90s teen sitcom "Saved by the Bell."

Gaming Heavyweights Raise $17M for New Esports Network

Gaming Heavyweights Raise $17M for New Esports Network

TECHNOLOGY | By Jake Seiner | Sep 18
A new venture backed by many of video gaming's biggest publishers is unveiling a network that hopes to be to esports what ESPN has been to traditional sports.


News

Facebook Auto-Generating Pages for Islamic State, al-Qaida

Facebook Auto-Generating Pages for Islamic State, al-Qaida

PERSONAL TECH | By Desmond Butler and Barbara Ortutay | Sep 18
A whistleblower's complaint shows that Facebook has inadvertently provided two extremist groups with a networking and recruitment tool by producing dozens of pages in their names.


Entertainment

 Review :: In Derren Brown's 'Secret,' It's Mind Over Matter

Review :: In Derren Brown's 'Secret,' It's Mind Over Matter

THEATRE | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 18
Master mentalist Derren Brown brings his finely polished act to Broadway, where he takes a closer look at the stories and beliefs that guide our lives.


Business

Saving Pets: Program Lends Hand to Low-Income Animal Owners

Saving Pets: Program Lends Hand to Low-Income Animal Owners

FINANCE | By Andrea Smith | Sep 18
Launched in 2010, the Pets for Life program now operates in at least 27 cities and towns, including Atlanta, where it began in 2012. The program provides free or low-cost veterinarian services, supplies and food.


Cars

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

AUTO NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | Sep 17
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.


Style

Benetton Makes a Splash on the Eve of Milan Fashion Week

Benetton Makes a Splash on the Eve of Milan Fashion Week

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Sep 18
The storied family-owned knitwear brand is seeking to make waves inside the world of Italian fashion under the artistic guidance of French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac.


Health/Fitness

The Smiles For Everyone Foundation Announces New Implant Program

The Smiles For Everyone Foundation Announces New Implant Program

HEALTH | Sep 18
The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is launching a new program called Implanting Inspiration which will provide free dental implants for low income, underinsured individuals across the nation.


Nightlife

 Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

MUSIC | By Sam Cronin | Sep 16
The House of Blues may seem like too small a venue to have a wall of death to open up, but when the crowd respects a band as much as Wednesday's crowd did Babymetal, anything is possible. Read our EDGE review of the show, accompanied by Avatar, here.