LGBTQ News and More

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

NEWS | By Lauren Emily Whalen | Sep 23

"I have dogs and cats, so maybe that sets me up for bisexuality very well," jokes Margaret Cho. Our attitudes about where the "B" fits in LGBTQ is a hot topic in the queer community and beyond.

Post Playing Liza, Krysta Rodriguez Makes Ptown Debut this Weekend

Post Playing Liza, Krysta Rodriguez Makes Ptown Debut this Weekend

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Sep 23

After receiving glowing reviews for her performance as Liza Minnelli in Netflix's "Halston," Krysta Rodriguez heads to Provincetown this weekend for a pair of concerts. She spoke to EDGE about Liza & returning to performing again.

BSO Presents Free Concert to Celebrate Symphony Hall's Reopening

BSO Presents Free Concert to Celebrate Symphony Hall's Reopening

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23

As the culmination of the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2021-22 season-opening weekend, the orchestra presents a special BSO/Boston Pops community concert under the direction of Andris Nelsons, Thomas Wilkins, John Williams, and Keith Lockhart.

Sarah Jessica Parker on Why She hasn't Reacted to Passing of 'SATC' Costar Willie Garson

Sarah Jessica Parker on Why She hasn't Reacted to Passing of 'SATC' Costar Willie Garson

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23

Sarah Jessica Parker explains why she's been quiet about reacting to the recent passing of fellow "Sex and the City" star Willie Garson.

Lil Nas X Covers LGBTQ+ Ally Dolly Parton's Signature Song

Lil Nas X Covers LGBTQ+ Ally Dolly Parton's Signature Song

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23

Out hip-hop artist Lil Nas X may have a new hit on his hands with a rendition of "Jolene," a 1973 single by Dolly Parton that is something of a signature song for the longtime LGBTQ+ ally.

Casting Coups — Actors Who Successfully Transferred Iconic Roles from Stage to Screen

Casting Coups — Actors Who Successfully Transferred Iconic Roles from Stage to Screen

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | Sep 23

Ben Platt is getting considerable grief for taking the lead in "Dear Evan Hansen" where he plays the high school student he played on stage while in his late 20s. But other actors went from stage to screen with success.

Tonys: Broadway Hopes to Razzle-Dazzle its Way Out Pandemic

Tonys: Broadway Hopes to Razzle-Dazzle its Way Out Pandemic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 23

Broadway is in need of a boost these days so it has smartly called on one of its most beloved, award-winning stage veterans for help — Audra McDonald.

A Match Made on Tinder: Gay Newlywed Donates Kidney to His Husband

A Match Made on Tinder: Gay Newlywed Donates Kidney to His Husband

NEWS | Sep 23

A married couple in Denver turned out to be matches for an organ transplant as well as soul mates: "It just feels like it was meant to be."

After 40 Seasons, Jeff Probst Changes this Gendered 'Survivor' Phrase to be More Inclusive

After 40 Seasons, Jeff Probst Changes this Gendered 'Survivor' Phrase to be More Inclusive

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23

On the first episode of "Survivor" Season 41, host Jeff Probst asked the 18 new castaways if there should be a change to his iconic catchphrase "Come on in, guys!" due to its gendered language.

Kevin Bacon Signs on to Out Screenwriter John Logan's 'LGBTQ+ Empowerment' Horror Project

Kevin Bacon Signs on to Out Screenwriter John Logan's 'LGBTQ+ Empowerment' Horror Project

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23

Kevin Bacon has signed on to star in out screenwriter John Logan's new horror movie — an "LGBTQ+ empowerment" yarn set, with blood-curdling aptness, at a gay conversion camp.

News

Some Argentines Turn to Unusual Pandemic Pets for Comfort

Some Argentines Turn to Unusual Pandemic Pets for Comfort

NEWS | By Almudena Calatrava, Natacha Pisarenko | Sep 23

Millions of people have found solace during the pandemic in cuddling a dog or cat. For a few, comfort comes in other forms — those of a horse or a pig, perhaps a possum-like sugar glider or even a tarantula.

Entertainment

Review: Psych Drama Company Delivers a Gripping 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'

Review: Psych Drama Company Delivers a Gripping 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23

The Psych Drama Company's production of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" may be presented as an audio drama, but it has the grip and emotional range of a fully-staged presentation.

Business

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Sep 22

The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.

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 Compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

Edmunds Compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

CARS | By Cameron Rogers, Edmunds | Sep 18

Which one of these hot hatches is the better buy? Edmunds' experts put the two speedy compacts head-to-head to determine a winner.

Style

Back to Work or School? Why Sanitizing and Disinfecting are More Important Than Ever

Back to Work or School? Why Sanitizing and Disinfecting are More Important Than Ever

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 23

We've all become pandemic-fatigued. Masking, spraying and sanitizing have become a part of daily life. Briotech's non-hazardous option offers a way to keep things clean and sanitized without harmful chemicals. Find out how.

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

Gay Days Anaheim :: September 17-19, 2021

Gay Days Anaheim :: September 17-19, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 22

Princesses, Queens, Princes and Kings of the rainbow community took over Disneyland Resort Anaheim for a special weekend full of friends, fun, and plenty of Disney rainbow merchandise.