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'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' 'Queen's Gambit' Top Emmy Awards

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' 'Queen's Gambit' Top Emmy Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 20

Netflix's "The Crown" and "The Queen's Gambit" combined with Apple TV+'s "Ted Lasso" to win top series honors at the Sunday's Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry.

The Thirst-Trapping Footballers of Emmy-Winning 'Ted Lasso'

The Thirst-Trapping Footballers of Emmy-Winning 'Ted Lasso'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 19

Nominated for 20 Primetime Emmy Awards (and seven wins), "Ted Lasso" is gaining a legion of fans for its heartwarming, feel-good storyline. A locker room of footballers doesn't hurt, either.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Won't Be Overtaken, Wins 4th Emmy

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Won't Be Overtaken, Wins 4th Emmy

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19

"RuPaul's Drag Race" is making it a marathon. And a rout. The VH1 show won the Emmy for top reality-competition show for the fourth straight year on Sunday night.

Our 25 Favorite Emmy Fashion Moments

Our 25 Favorite Emmy Fashion Moments

STYLE | Sep 19

Michaela Jaé "Mj" Rodriguez in vintage Versace Atelier and Billy Porter wearing large wings were just the beginning of the Emmy Awards red carpet.

First Look: Stars Begin Arriving for Emmy Awards

First Look: Stars Begin Arriving for Emmy Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | Sep 19

Billy Porter, host Cedric the Entertainer and Nicole Byer were among the first to arrive at the 73rd annual Emmy Awards.

Thousands March in Ukraine for LGBTQ+ Rights

Thousands March in Ukraine for LGBTQ+ Rights

NEWS | Sep 19

Some 7,000 people gathered in Ukrainian capital on Sunday for the annual March for Equality to support the rights of the country's LGBTQ+ community.

This Gay Beach Is the World's 2nd-Best Skinny-Dipping Spot

This Gay Beach Is the World's 2nd-Best Skinny-Dipping Spot

TRAVEL | Sep 19

A beach popular with gay men in Italy has been named the world's second-best spot for skinny-dipping.

Watch: Nina West and Ginger Minj Chat 'Tammy Faye' with Jessica Chastain

Watch: Nina West and Ginger Minj Chat 'Tammy Faye' with Jessica Chastain

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19

Nina West and Ginger Minj each sat down with Jessica Chastain to talk about her buzz-worthy role in "The Eyes of Tammy Faye."

Move Over, Shang-Chi: 9 Real-Life LGBTQ+ Asian American Superheroes

Move Over, Shang-Chi: 9 Real-Life LGBTQ+ Asian American Superheroes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 19

Palm strikes and ax kicks aren't necessary for these nine LGBTQ+ Asian Americans, whose real-life presence offers representation and inspiration for the next generation of queer youth.

As Global Tourism Rebounds, Who Controls the Narrative for LGBTQ+ Travel?

As Global Tourism Rebounds, Who Controls the Narrative for LGBTQ+ Travel?

NEWS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Sep 19

As one of the largest Pride events in the world descends upon Copenhagen, Denmark, and Malmo, Sweden, experts reveal why and how certain destinations emerge as LGBTQ+ hotspots.

News

Former Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Opens Up about Being the 'Token Gay'

Former Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Opens Up about Being the 'Token Gay'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19

CNBC anchor Shepard Smith gave a few pointers for how LGTBQ+ professionals can deal with being "tokenized" at work. Rule #1: Use calm, concise, face to face communication.

Technology

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

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

TECHNOLOGY | By Leanne Italie | Sep 15

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

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

FINANCE | By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Sep 12

When the nonessentials threaten to put your finances in jeopardy, it's important to keep your financial goals on track. Here are five strategies to help you navigate impulse spending.

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

Watch: You Can Now Buy a 'Queer Eye' Lego Set

Watch: You Can Now Buy a 'Queer Eye' Lego Set

STYLE | Sep 18

Lego revealed its fierce and fabulous new "Queer Eye" set, featuring minifigures of the Fab Five, Tan France, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, and Jonathan Van Ness.

Health/Fitness

7 Facts to Consider for HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

7 Facts to Consider for HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

HEALTH/FITNESS | Sep 18

September 18 marks HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. Recent data suggests that despite great progress in curbing the transmission of HIV, our older population is still at risk, both for infection and death.

Travel

Hotel Above Par's Brandon Berkson on How to Plan the Perfect Vacation

Hotel Above Par's Brandon Berkson on How to Plan the Perfect Vacation

TRAVEL | By Merryn Johns | Sep 18

This fall, EDGE partners with Hotels Above Par to present a series of expert-curated guides to some of the world's best LGBTQ+-friendly hotels and destinations. To kick things off, we interview its founder Brandon Berkson.