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Houston Pick as City for Next 'Top Chef' Puts Hosts on the Defense

Houston Pick as City for Next 'Top Chef' Puts Hosts on the Defense

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 27

"Top Chef" soon returns for Season 19, but some fans of the reality food competition are simmering with rage over its pick of Houston as its backdrop.

4 Hip LGBTQ+-Friendly Boutique Hotels Across the US

4 Hip LGBTQ+-Friendly Boutique Hotels Across the US

TRAVEL | By Brandon Berkson | Sep 27

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.

'View' Hosts Say They had False Positive COVID Tests

'View' Hosts Say They had False Positive COVID Tests

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Sep 27

The two co-hosts of "The View" whose COVID-19 tests derailed a planned interview with Vice President Kamala Harris last week said Monday that their results turned out to be false positives.

'SNL' Returning with all but One Incumbent Cast Member

'SNL' Returning with all but One Incumbent Cast Member

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 27

"Saturday Night Live" will return for its new season on Saturday with all but one cast member, Beck Bennett, returning, the show said on Monday.

Political Convenience? Liz Cheney Now Supports Gay Marriage but Recently Voted Against the Equality Act

Political Convenience? Liz Cheney Now Supports Gay Marriage but Recently Voted Against the Equality Act

NEWS | Sep 27

On "60 Minutes" this week, Liz Cheney made news by saying she "was 'wrong' to oppose gay marriage in the past." But more recently she voted against the Equality Act.

Watch: 'Sex/Life' (with Hunky Adam Demos) Renewed for Second Season

Watch: 'Sex/Life' (with Hunky Adam Demos) Renewed for Second Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 27

Actor Adam Demos had many pausing their TVs earlier this summer thanks to his shower scenes in Netflix's "Sex/Life," which was just renewed for a second season.

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

HEALTH/FITNESS | Sep 27

So far, regulators have done a poor job of defining the universe of people considered at risk because of institutional and occupational exposure, but the list is growing.

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

NEWS | Sep 27

Despite a barrage of articles and social media posts supporting this year's Bi Visibility Day earlier this week, the struggle for validation and understanding continues

An Insider's Look at Virgin Voyages' Inaugural Cruise Ship Scarlet Lady

An Insider's Look at Virgin Voyages' Inaugural Cruise Ship Scarlet Lady

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 27

Marketed as "Virgin Voyages — No Kids, No Kidding," the adult-only (18+) ship, in many ways, departs from traditional ship design. EDGE sent our travel editor for a firsthand look.

Anderson Cooper Reveals How His Mom, at Age 85, Offered to be a Surrogate

Anderson Cooper Reveals How His Mom, at Age 85, Offered to be a Surrogate

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 27

Anderson Cooper revealed to Stephen Colbert how his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, suggested she act as a surrogate for his child. "I was like, 'That is just weirdly Oedipal on a whole other level.'"

Business

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24

A DoorDash delivery driver in Sandwich, Massachusetts has been charged after scrawling harassing comments on the wrapping paper of a Subway sandwich order he delivered to a gay couple.

Technology

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

TECHNOLOGY | By Leanne Italie | Sep 25

There's a growing number of "grandfluencers," folks 70 and up who have amassed substantial followings on social media with the help of decades-younger fans, including TikTok stars @oldgays.

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: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

CARS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 25

Which small sedan is the better buy? Edmunds' experts compare the 2022 Civic and 2022 Corolla to find out.

Style

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Sep 27

Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations.

Health/Fitness

Don't Miss: Freddy Franklin and the Power of Creativity

Don't Miss: Freddy Franklin and the Power of Creativity

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 27

EDGE welcomes multi-talented actor Freddy Franklin as part of our "Living Sober" live conversation series in collaboration with the groundbreaking, LGBTQ+-affirming treatment center Recovery Unplugged.

Travel

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

TRAVEL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Sep 25

Though many up-and-coming drag queens would love to be a "Ru girl," a unique drag identity is emerging from Denmark's capital of Copenhagen. Here, the scene fuses performance and activism.

Nightlife

Andersonville Homecoming :: September 24-26, 2021

Andersonville Homecoming :: September 24-26, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 27

Andersonville Homecoming debuted in Chicago in the north part of the city. The three day outdoor festival benefitted the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, with plenty of entertainment, including three stages of performance artists.