LBGTQ News and More

How Long? Here's a Tool Designed to Help Evaluate Your COVID-Risks

How Long? Here's a Tool Designed to Help Evaluate Your COVID-Risks

TECHNOLOGY | Nov 30

A pair of MIT professors have come up with a useful tool to evaluate indoor COVID-19 risks.

Elisa Crespo Could Become First Trans NYC Council Member

Elisa Crespo Could Become First Trans NYC Council Member

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30

Elisa Crespo is running to become the first trans woman on the New York City Council.

Austin Police Officer Suspended Over 'Gay' Comment on Body Cam

Austin Police Officer Suspended Over 'Gay' Comment on Body Cam

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30

Austin police officer Ryan Seweryn has been suspended for ten days for referring to a protester as "that gay dude."

Alan Ball: Difficult to Watch 'American Beauty' Because of Kevin Spacey

Alan Ball: Difficult to Watch 'American Beauty' Because of Kevin Spacey

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30

Alan Ball admits it's difficult to watch "American Beauty" because of sexual assault and misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey.

Xavier Dolan Set to Write/Direct Television Mini-series

Xavier Dolan Set to Write/Direct Television Mini-series

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 30

Out, Canadian director Xavier Dolan is set to make the move to series television.

Watch: 'Mean Girls' Star Jonathan Bennett Announces Engagement to Boyfriend

Watch: 'Mean Girls' Star Jonathan Bennett Announces Engagement to Boyfriend

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 30

Jonathan Bennett, perhaps best known for his role as the husky Aaron Samuels in the 2004 comedy "Mean Girls," announced his engagement to his boyfriend Jaymes Vaughan.

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 30

EDGE has curated the ultimate CBD holiday gift guide, including CBD gift boxes, CBD gift bundles, and the best CBD products of 2020. The only difficulty will be deciding whether to gift them or keep for yourself!

Out Sports Stars Who Are Flying the Queer Flag High

Out Sports Stars Who Are Flying the Queer Flag High

NEWS | Nov 30

There is a real sea of change in the world of sports at the moment, with women breaking through on so many levels across many varied sports. Here's a look at some major LGBTQ sports stars.

Pop Culturing: 5 2021 TV Shows to Check Out

Pop Culturing: 5 2021 TV Shows to Check Out

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 30

A breakdown of five TV shows to check out in the new year.

Awkward Question for Poland: Was Chopin Gay?

Awkward Question for Poland: Was Chopin Gay?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30

New scholarship has raised an awkward question for Poland, which is one of the most homophobic nations in the European Union: Was that country's celebrated composer, Frédéric Chopin, gay?

News

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

NEWS | By John Schmidt | Nov 30

More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.

Business

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

BUSINESS | By Rachana Pradhan | Nov 30

Moderna board member Moncef Slaoui is playing a major role in Operation Warp Speed. But with options to buy more than 18,000 shares of the company, is it ethical?

Technology

Our Favorite LGBTQ Virtual Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season

Our Favorite LGBTQ Virtual Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season

TECHNOLOGY | By Kelsy Chauvin | Nov 30

Digital experiences are turning our computer screens into portals for all sorts of holiday reunions, group workshops, live entertainment and delightful tours. Here's a rundown of a few faves tilted toward LGBTQ interests.

Finance

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

FINANCE | By Cedar Attanasio and Julie Carr Smyth | Nov 28

Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended.

Cars

GM to Recall 7M Vehicles Globally to Replace Takata Air Bags

GM to Recall 7M Vehicles Globally to Replace Takata Air Bags

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27

General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.

Style

A Fashion-Fabulous Holiday: Our Top Fashion Gifts of the Season

A Fashion-Fabulous Holiday: Our Top Fashion Gifts of the Season

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | Nov 30

Plenty of brands are relying on your support this holiday season to stay afloat. So check out the sales, gift a loved one or yourself, and let's all give the year a much-needed makeover.

Health/Fitness

Moderna Asking US, European Regulators to OK its Virus Shots

Moderna Asking US, European Regulators to OK its Virus Shots

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 30

Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection, ramping up the race to begin limited vaccinations as the coronavirus rampage worsens

Travel

Visiting New York This Holiday Season? Trawick International Offers Travel Protection

Visiting New York This Holiday Season? Trawick International Offers Travel Protection

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 30

Trawick International offers trip interruption and travel medical protection plans to travelers that may cover their expenses if they contract COVID-19 while visiting New York.

Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

NIGHTLIFE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24

One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?