LGBTQ News and More

Watch: Netflix Introduces 'Queer Eye Germany' with a German Fab 5

Watch: Netflix Introduces 'Queer Eye Germany' with a German Fab 5

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 8

The streaming giant has found its Fab 5 for the German version of its hit show "Queer Eye."

Federal Judge to Decide if Transgender Athlete Case is Moot

Federal Judge to Decide if Transgender Athlete Case is Moot

NEWS | By Rebecca Boone | Dec 8

An Idaho woman says her lawsuit challenging the state's ban on transgender athletes should continue moving through the court system because she's enrolled at Boise State University and plans to play soccer on the school's club team next spring.

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | Dec 8

In the 1970s and 1980s, Fred Halsted was a pioneer in hardcore queer depictions on screen. EDGE spoke with film historian Elizabeth Purchell about Halsted's controversial films and career.

'Search Party' Stars Jeffery Self, Cold Escola Sign on to Queer HBO Max Comedy

'Search Party' Stars Jeffery Self, Cold Escola Sign on to Queer HBO Max Comedy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 8

"Jeffery & Cole Casserole" co-stars Jeffery Self, who is openly gay, and Cole Escola, who is non-binary, will star in "Bunny & Clyde" on HBO Max.

Former Principal Alleges in Lawsuit Anti-LGBTQ+ Parents, Clergy Behind Her Ouster

Former Principal Alleges in Lawsuit Anti-LGBTQ+ Parents, Clergy Behind Her Ouster

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 8

A former middle school principal says she encountered hostility and retaliation for putting up a Pride flag in the school cafeteria as a gesture of inclusivity. Now she's filed suit.

Sondheim's 'Assassins' Lays Bare the Bizarre Role of Guns in American Culture

Sondheim's 'Assassins' Lays Bare the Bizarre Role of Guns in American Culture

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 8

Sondheim brilliantly deployed musical theater to explore America's curious fascination with firearms and the pivotal role of assassinations in U.S. history.

Twitter Reacts to Colton Underwood's Netflix Docuseries 'Coming Out Colton'

Twitter Reacts to Colton Underwood's Netflix Docuseries 'Coming Out Colton'

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 8

Twitter reacts to Colton Underwood's Netflix show "Coming Out Colton," which chronicles his coming out journey.

St. Anthony Shrine Displays AIDS Memorial Quilt as Part of LGBTQ Spirituality Ministry

St. Anthony Shrine Displays AIDS Memorial Quilt as Part of LGBTQ Spirituality Ministry

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 8

Boston's St. Anthony Shrine starts a new tradition this December, displaying a portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

'Thanksliving' in Drag with Gus Kenworthy and Friends

'Thanksliving' in Drag with Gus Kenworthy and Friends

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 8

Gus Kenworthy held a Thanksgiving party with a difference — everyone had to come in drag. The Olympian invited more than a dozen friends to West Hollywood's famous Chateau Marmont to eat and party.

A Taste of the Holidays: Our 5 Favorite Culinary Gifts

A Taste of the Holidays: Our 5 Favorite Culinary Gifts

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Dec 8

EDGE turns up the heat this holiday season with five of our favorite culinary gifts.

News

'Big Tobacco' Companies Leave Legacy of High LGBTQ Smoking Rates

'Big Tobacco' Companies Leave Legacy of High LGBTQ Smoking Rates

NEWS | By Finbarr Toesland | Dec 8

The LGBTQ+ community has one of the highest smoking rates among disparity populations. Decades of target marketing by 'Big Tobacco' companies is a major contributing factor.

Entertainment

Both Sides Rest in Josh Duggar Child Pornography Trial

Both Sides Rest in Josh Duggar Child Pornography Trial

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 8

The defense rested Tuesday in the Arkansas federal trial of former reality TV star Josh Duggar after a prosecutor sharply questioned a computer expert during the state's cross-examination.

Business

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7

Here's looking at you, allyship: In response to anti-LGBTQ+ remarks by North Carolina's Lt. Governor, a brewery there has launched a new beer. Cheers!

Finance

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Dec 2

As Americans shop for the holidays, they will likely see a swarm of offers to get their gifts now but pay for them later in fixed monthly installments.

Cars

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

CARS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Dec 5

The new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors and serves as an intriguing alternative to a well-known off-roading icon: The Jeep Wrangler.

Health/Fitness

Pfizer Says COVID Booster Offers Protection Against Omicron

Pfizer Says COVID Booster Offers Protection Against Omicron

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Dec 8

Pfizer said Wednesday that a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine may protect against the new omicron variant even though the initial two doses appear significantly less effective.

Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 5

Sidetrack the Video Bar hosted their 10th Santa Speedo Run to benefit Center on Halsted, the LGBTQ+ community center. Registration began at noon and after a singalong of "Jingle Balls" participants ran a mile through Lakeview East.