Gay Chicago: The Latest

Rio Carnival Revelers Hunt for Bargains Amid Economic Crisis

Rio Carnival Revelers Hunt for Bargains Amid Economic Crisis

NEWS | By Mauricio Savarese | Feb 21
Instead of costly and elaborate costumes with glittering sequins, expect more cheap getups featuring fake mustaches, hats and tiaras at this year's Carnival.

Handicapping the Oscars - Best Director

Handicapping the Oscars - Best Director

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 21
Over the next few days, EDGE's Oscar pundits Robert Nesti and Jason St. Amand will handicap the six leading categories, starting with Best Director.

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns as Editor of Breitbart Tech

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns as Editor of Breitbart Tech

NEWS | Feb 21
Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned as editor of Breitbart Tech after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and older men.

Raunchy & Bold, 'The Detour' Keeps the Laughs Coming in Season 2

Raunchy & Bold, 'The Detour' Keeps the Laughs Coming in Season 2

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 21
No family is normal and some are definitely weirder than others. But on TBS' "The Detour," which begins its second season Feb. 21, the Parker family challenges what it means to be an unconventional family.

Transgender Students Bathroom Guidelines Coming

Transgender Students Bathroom Guidelines Coming

NEWS | Feb 21
The White House says the Trump administration is working on a new set of guidelines on the use of school bathrooms for transgender students.

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 21
This week, FX will treat fans in the LGBTQ community in gay bars around the country to a special glimpse into one of the most famous feuds in Hollywood history. "FEUD: Bette and Joan," the first installment of the new FX anthology series.

World OutGames Registration Now Open

World OutGames Registration Now Open

NEWS | Feb 21
Registration is underway with sports enthusiasts from more than 25 countries ready to compete during World OutGames Miami 2017.

Watch: Katy Perry Takes Viewers to Oblivia in Official Video for 'Chained to the Rythym'

Watch: Katy Perry Takes Viewers to Oblivia in Official Video for 'Chained to the Rythym'

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 21
Spotify streams of "Chained To The Rhythm" surpassed 20 million in first week of release

Watch: Boxer-Turned-Gay-Porn-Actor Attacks Man For Alleged Homophobic Comments

Watch: Boxer-Turned-Gay-Porn-Actor Attacks Man For Alleged Homophobic Comments

NEWS | Feb 21
Boxer Yusaf Mack, who came out in a scandal after it was discovered he filmed a gay porn scene, is in the headlines again after attacking a man for allegedly using gay slurs.

NBJC Announces New Directors to Lead Organization's Efforts

NBJC Announces New Directors to Lead Organization's Efforts

NEWS | Feb 21
The National Black Justice Coalition has expanded its staff and promoted current staff talent with the announcement of two new directors to lead key divisions of the organization's efforts.


News

Canadian Man: After Reading Scruff Profile, US Customs Blocked Me From Entering

Canadian Man: After Reading Scruff Profile, US Customs Blocked Me From Entering

INTERNATIONAL | Feb 21
A man from Vancouver, Canada says he was blocked from entering the U.S. in October, after a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol official demanded he unlock his phone and read his profile on the gay hookup app Scruff.


Entertainment

 Review :: Straight White Men
Chicago, IL

Review :: Straight White Men

THEATRE | By Beth Dugan | Feb 21
Written and directed by Young Jean Lee, the Chicago premiere of "Straight White Men" runs through March 26 at Steppenwolf.

 Review :: Loving

Review :: Loving

MOVIES | By Louise Adams | Feb 21
Anti-miscegenation meets its legal match in writer/director Jeff Nichols' powerful, quiet adaption of the real-life Supreme Court case.


Business

Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles

Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles

LEGAL | By Richard Lardner | Feb 21
Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. It's not.


Technology

Electronic Media Searches at Border Crossings Raise Worry

Electronic Media Searches at Border Crossings Raise Worry

PERSONAL TECH | By Gillian Flaccus | Feb 21
Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

Chrysler Recalls Some Cars for Loose Bolts

Chrysler Recalls Some Cars for Loose Bolts

AUTO NEWS | Feb 21
Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some Chrysler cars because driveshaft bolts can come loose on all-wheel drive models, increasing the risk of a crash.


Style

London Fashion Week: Burberry, Erdem & More

London Fashion Week: Burberry, Erdem & More

FASHION | By Gregory Katz | Feb 21
All eyes were on Burberry and creative director Christopher Bailey Monday night as London Fashion Week reached its starry climax.


Health/Fitness

Bigger, Beefier Biceps

Bigger, Beefier Biceps

FITNESS | By Tom Bonanti | Feb 20
For building biceps, the curl is just about the only exercise you can do, and it's all you really need for mounds of upper-arm power. Here's a routine that'll get those biceps bulging in 2017.


Travel

Eastern Libya Bans Women From Traveling Without Male Guardian

Eastern Libya Bans Women From Traveling Without Male Guardian

INTERNATIONAL | By Rami Musa | Feb 21
Eastern Libyan authorities have issued a ban forbidding women from traveling outside the country without a male guardian, sparking mockery.


Nightlife

Elton John AIDS Foundation Hosts 25th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party

Elton John AIDS Foundation Hosts 25th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party

Sir Elton John and David Furnish will host the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)'s 25th annual Academy Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, February 26, at West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles.