LGBTQ News and More

Meet Kennedy Kanagawa, the Puppeteer Behind 'Into the Woods' Scene-Stealing Milky White

Meet Kennedy Kanagawa, the Puppeteer Behind 'Into the Woods' Scene-Stealing Milky White

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Mar 21

In the new revival of "Into the Woods," Milky White, Jack's cow, comes to life thanks to actor Kennedy Kanagawa. EDGE spoke to him about his puppeteering skills.

'Love Island's' Will Young Assures Fans He Isn't Gay with Steamy Sex Details

'Love Island's' Will Young Assures Fans He Isn't Gay with Steamy Sex Details

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Mar 21

"Love Island" alum Will Young is flattered that you think he is gay, but he isn't. Since hooking up with Jessie and leaving the villa, the 'Love Island' alum says their sex life is "amazing."

'Survivor' Alumni React to Season 37 Winner, Kentucky Lawmaker's Anti-Trans Vote

'Survivor' Alumni React to Season 37 Winner, Kentucky Lawmaker's Anti-Trans Vote

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21

Kentucky State Rep. and winner of "Survivor" in 2018 Nick Wilson voted for a state law that attacks transgender youth —¬†and his fellow reality show veterans are expressing shock, dismay, and rage.

On the Aisle: Were Hillary and Chelsea Victims of the Shubert Theatre Pooper?

On the Aisle: Were Hillary and Chelsea Victims of the Shubert Theatre Pooper?

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 21

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton got a surprise when they went to see "Some Like It Hot" on Broadway when a turd turned up in the aisle near them at intermission.

Watch: Melissa Etheridge Recalls Record Label Wondering What to 'Do About the Gay Thing'

Watch: Melissa Etheridge Recalls Record Label Wondering What to 'Do About the Gay Thing'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21

Appearing on the video series "Free Speech + Other Dirty Words," out rocker Melissa Etheridge recalled a moment when a record label asked her, "What are we going to do about the gay thing?"

Meet 10 Athletes Who Recently Came Out

Meet 10 Athletes Who Recently Came Out

NEWS | By Shawn Laib | Mar 21

Attitudes towards LGBTQ+ athletes have changed a lot in recent years and we're looking at 10 athletes who have recently come out and in the process changed the world forever with their bravery.

SXSW Day Five: The Nuns Have Arrived!

SXSW Day Five: The Nuns Have Arrived!

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Creith | Mar 21

The nuns have arrived to South by Southwest and are on a mission to stop an entity known as Mrs. Davis!

'Rocket Man' Star Taron Egerton Opens Up about Playing Gay and Not Playing Bond

'Rocket Man' Star Taron Egerton Opens Up about Playing Gay and Not Playing Bond

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21

British actor Taron Egerton — star of the Elton John biopic "Rocketman" and stage partner with Jonathan Bailey for the play "Cock" — gave his two pence about straight actors in gay roles.

Wyoming Bans Transgender Youth from Girls' Sports Teams

Wyoming Bans Transgender Youth from Girls' Sports Teams

NEWS | Mar 21

Wyoming has become the 19th state to ban transgender athletes from playing on girls or women's sports teams after the Republican governor opted not to veto the legislation.

Missouri to Restrict Gender-Affirming Care for Minors

Missouri to Restrict Gender-Affirming Care for Minors

NEWS | By Summer Ballentine | Mar 21

Missouri's Republican attorney general on Monday said he will limit access to gender-affirming care for minors, sidestepping the GOP-led Senate as it struggles to pass a law banning the practice for children completely.

News

Review Says London Police Racist, Misogynistic, Homophobic

Review Says London Police Racist, Misogynistic, Homophobic

NEWS | By Danica Kirka | Mar 21

London police have lost the confidence of the public because of deep-seated racism, misogyny and homophobia, according to an independent review commissioned after a young woman was raped and killed by a serving officer.

Business

UBS to Buy Credit Suisse for Nearly $3.25B to Calm Turmoil

UBS to Buy Credit Suisse for Nearly $3.25B to Calm Turmoil

BUSINESS | By Jamey Keaten | Mar 20

Banking giant UBS is buying troubled rival Credit Suisse for almost $3.25 billion, in a deal orchestrated by regulators to stave off further market-shaking turmoil in the global banking system.

Technology

Digital Literacy: Can the Republic 'Survive an Algorithm?'

Digital Literacy: Can the Republic 'Survive an Algorithm?'

TECHNOLOGY | By David Klepper and Manuel Valdes | Mar 20

Shawn Lee, a high school social studies teacher in Seattle, wants to see lessons on internet akin to a kind of 21st century driver's education, an essential for modern life.

Finance

WH Economic Report: Money for Child Care Would Help Growth

WH Economic Report: Money for Child Care Would Help Growth

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Mar 21

The White House is making the case for more government support for child care programs in an economic report noting additional spending would improve kids' lives and enable more women to hold jobs.

Style

The Things that 'Wild Goose Dreams''s Ryan Mardesich Can't Perform Without

The Things that 'Wild Goose Dreams''s Ryan Mardesich Can't Perform Without

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Mar 20

Marrying whimsy, love, and the perilous politic of North Korea, Hansol Jung's "Wild Goose Dreams" is currently enjoying its New England premiere at SpeakEasy Stage.

Health/Fitness

Anthony Fauci Documentary on PBS Covers a Career of Crises

Anthony Fauci Documentary on PBS Covers a Career of Crises

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mark Kennedy | Mar 21

There's a moment in the new PBS documentary about Dr. Anthony Fauci when a protester holds up a handmade sign reading, "Dr. Fauci, You Are Killing Us."

Travel

When Does Travel Brand Loyalty Make Sense?

When Does Travel Brand Loyalty Make Sense?

TRAVEL | By Sam Kemmis, NerdWallet | Mar 18

Travel brand loyalty is nothing new, but sticking with a single airline, hotel or rental car program comes with built-in limitations.

Nightlife

Florida Aims to Revoke Hotel's Liquor License for Drag Show

Florida Aims to Revoke Hotel's Liquor License for Drag Show

NIGHTLIFE | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Mar 17

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration is moving to revoke the liquor license of a Miami hotel that hosted a Christmas drag show, a crackdown as the Republican looks to shore up his conservative credentials ahead of an expected 2024 presidential bid.