LGBTQ News and More

Just in Time for Pride, Fathom Events Returns with 'The Golden Girls'

Just in Time for Pride, Fathom Events Returns with 'The Golden Girls'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 20

Fathom Events is proud to announce the return of the Emmy Award-winning television sitcom, "The Golden Girls," to select theaters nationwide for the second consecutive year.

BDE: Just Who Are Hollywood's Best Hung?

BDE: Just Who Are Hollywood's Best Hung?

ENTERTAINMENT | May 20

With male full-frontal nudity still a relatively taboo thing to show on screen, most speculation surrounding the size of a celebrity's member relies either on revealing thirst traps or good, old-fashioned word of mouth. Rumor has it about these celebs...

Out Star Colton Underwood Wins $100K for Charity, Prevails on 'Beyond the Edge'

Out Star Colton Underwood Wins $100K for Charity, Prevails on 'Beyond the Edge'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 20

Out celebrity Colton Underwood won $100K for charity by prevailing on the CBS competition reality series "Beyond the Edge."

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 20

With a series of three photos that seemed to briefly break the internet last week, Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger announced a multi-year partnership that seeks to light the way for a more sustainable future in the fashion world.

Broadway's Telly Leung Talks His Alan Menken Connection Ahead of Tribute with Boston Pops

Broadway's Telly Leung Talks His Alan Menken Connection Ahead of Tribute with Boston Pops

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | May 20

This week Broadway's Telly Leung joins colleagues in celebrating Disney composer Alan Menken with the Boston Pops. Leung talked with EDGE about his Alan Menken connection, as well as diversity and LGBTQ+ equality.

From Mickey to the MCU and 'Star Wars,' Disney Offers Pride-Themed Merch

From Mickey to the MCU and 'Star Wars,' Disney Offers Pride-Themed Merch

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 20

Unbowed by the punitive actions of anti-LGBTQ+ Florida lawmakers, Disney has introduced a Pride-themed line of merchandise that spans the Magic Kingdom's entertainment empire.

Netflix Renews LGBTQ+ Series 'Heartstopper' for 2 More Seasons

Netflix Renews LGBTQ+ Series 'Heartstopper' for 2 More Seasons

ENTERTAINMENT | May 20

Netflix announced Friday that its popular LGBTQ+ series "Heartstopper" has been renewed for two more seasons.

Deemed 'Too Gay,' Colton Haynes 'Straightened Up' to Win Roles Early in Career

Deemed 'Too Gay,' Colton Haynes 'Straightened Up' to Win Roles Early in Career

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 20

"Teen Wolf" star Colton Haynes reveals in a new interview how he had to "straighten up" to win roles — and how coming out cost him the career he might have had otherwise.

Outrage Ensues as Netflix Lays Off Queer, Diverse Staff in 150 Employee Cut

Outrage Ensues as Netflix Lays Off Queer, Diverse Staff in 150 Employee Cut

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 20

Social media was not kind to the streaming giant after learning that employee cuts included entire diversity departments for programming.

Watch: Amazon Lands Queer Comedy 'My Fake Boyfriend'

Watch: Amazon Lands Queer Comedy 'My Fake Boyfriend'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 20

Amazon acquires queer comedy "My Fake Boyfriend." The streamer acquired the film from BuzzFeed Studios and Lionsgate for distribution beginning this summer.

News

Monkeypox Spreads in West, Baffling African Scientists

Monkeypox Spreads in West, Baffling African Scientists

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | May 20

As more cases of monkeypox are detected in Europe and North America, some scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks in Africa say they are baffled by the unusual disease's spread in the West.

Business

Consumers Shift Again, Flummoxing Big Retailers Like Target

Consumers Shift Again, Flummoxing Big Retailers Like Target

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 19

The pandemic vastly changed the way Americans spend money and now as they return to pre-pandemic behavior, they're tripping up retailers again.

Technology

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | May 20

Boeing's crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft.

Finance

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

FINANCE | By R.J. Rico | May 20

Millionaire Bill Pulte practices what he calls "Twitter philanthropy," providing financial relief to people who reach out to him for help via social media. But he can only help a fraction of those who ask.

Style

Something Old, Something New — the Costumes of 'Downton Abbey'

Something Old, Something New — the Costumes of 'Downton Abbey'

STYLE | By Hilary Fox | May 19

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue — all these elements went into the costuming of "Downton Abbey: A New Era."

Health/Fitness

Spain Confirms 7 Monkeypox Cases as European Outbreak Grows

Spain Confirms 7 Monkeypox Cases as European Outbreak Grows

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ashifa Kassam and Barry Hatton | May 19

Health officials in Spain reported seven cases of monkeypox and Portugal updated its number of confirmed cases to 14 Thursday as an outbreak of a viral disease typically limited to Africa expanded in Europe.

Travel

2022 is the Year of All-Inclusive Travel, and Here's Why

2022 is the Year of All-Inclusive Travel, and Here's Why

TRAVEL | By Sally French, NerdWallet | May 19

The image of all-inclusive travel is changing, as hotel companies expand their offerings, while redefining what all-inclusive means.