LGBTQ News and More

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

HEALTH/FITNESS | Sep 27

So far, regulators have done a poor job of defining the universe of people considered at risk because of institutional and occupational exposure, but the list is growing.

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

NEWS | Sep 27

Despite a barrage of articles and social media posts supporting this year's Bi Visibility Day earlier this week, the struggle for validation and understanding continues

An Insider's Look at Virgin Voyages' Inaugural Cruise Ship Scarlet Lady

An Insider's Look at Virgin Voyages' Inaugural Cruise Ship Scarlet Lady

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 27

Marketed as "Virgin Voyages — No Kids, No Kidding," the adult-only (18+) ship, in many ways, departs from traditional ship design. EDGE sent our travel editor for a firsthand look.

'Eternals' Features Gay Superhero, Gets 18+ 'Mature' Rating in Russia

'Eternals' Features Gay Superhero, Gets 18+ 'Mature' Rating in Russia

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 27

The depiction of an openly gay superhero — especially one who is married to another man — was enough to get Marvels' upcoming "Eternals" labeled with an 18+ "Mature" rating in Russia.

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Sashays Home with 10 Tony Awards

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Sashays Home with 10 Tony Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 27

"Moulin Rouge! The Musical," a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 movie, won the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards when Broadway looked back to honor shows shuttered by COVID-19, mourn its fallen and look to welcoming audiences again.

Liz Cheney: `I was Wrong' in Opposing Gay Marriage in Past

Liz Cheney: `I was Wrong' in Opposing Gay Marriage in Past

NEWS | By Josh Boak | Sep 26

Rep. Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage in the past, a stand that once split her family.

Trans Woman of Color Briana Hamilton Murdered in Chicago

Trans Woman of Color Briana Hamilton Murdered in Chicago

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26

The year's toll of anti-trans violence has climbed to at least 37 victims with the shooting death of Brianna Hamilton in Chicago.

Tony Awards and TV Special Hope to be the Jab Broadway Needs

Tony Awards and TV Special Hope to be the Jab Broadway Needs

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 26

The Oscars, Grammys, Emmys and Golden Globes have all held their ceremonies during the pandemic. Now it's time for the Tony Awards, celebrating an art form that really needs the boost — live theater.

Swiss Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Wide Margin in Referendum

Swiss Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Wide Margin in Referendum

NEWS | Sep 26

Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a nationwide referendum showed Sunday.

'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens 2nd to 'Shang-Chi' at Box Office

'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens 2nd to 'Shang-Chi' at Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 26

"Dear Evan Hansen" may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters.

News

Pro Wrestler Rolando Perez, a.k.a. Miami Ice, Comes Out as Bi; Twitter Responds

Pro Wrestler Rolando Perez, a.k.a. Miami Ice, Comes Out as Bi; Twitter Responds

NEWS | Sep 27

Pro wrestler Rolando Perez, also known as Miami Ice, broke the news on Twitter on Sept. 22, and Twitter lit up with supportive messages.

Business

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24

A DoorDash delivery driver in Sandwich, Massachusetts has been charged after scrawling harassing comments on the wrapping paper of a Subway sandwich order he delivered to a gay couple.

Technology

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

TECHNOLOGY | By Leanne Italie | Sep 25

There's a growing number of "grandfluencers," folks 70 and up who have amassed substantial followings on social media with the help of decades-younger fans, including TikTok stars @oldgays.

Finance

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

FINANCE | By Erin Hurd, NerdWallet | Sep 23

Here are some options to use your rewards from credit cards or hotels to help pay for your next vacation rental.

Cars

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

CARS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 25

Which small sedan is the better buy? Edmunds' experts compare the 2022 Civic and 2022 Corolla to find out.

Style

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Sep 27

Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations.

Travel

4 Hip LGBTQ+-Friendly Boutique Hotels Across the US

4 Hip LGBTQ+-Friendly Boutique Hotels Across the US

TRAVEL | By Brandon Berkson | Sep 23

This fall, Hotels Above Par and EDGE Media Network team up to present a monthly series of expert-curated guides to the world's best LGBTQ+-friendly boutique hotels and destinations. Today, we start with the U.S.

Nightlife

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 24

Roscoe's Tavern held a RuPaul's Drag Race UK season three premiere viewing party. Hosts Naysha Lopez and Batty Davis kept the laughs coming with special guests Monet X Change, Adore Delano and Carson Kressley.