LGBTQ News and More

EDGE Rewind: PopUps: Rocker Tommy Lee Surprises Fans with Full-Frontal Pic on Instagram

EDGE Rewind: PopUps: Rocker Tommy Lee Surprises Fans with Full-Frontal Pic on Instagram

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28

Tommy Lee gave his 1.4 million Instagram followers something to look at when he posted a full-frontal selfie Thursday.

EDGE Rewind: Swinging 'Dongle' Ruins Italian Runner's Race

EDGE Rewind: Swinging 'Dongle' Ruins Italian Runner's Race

NEWS | Jan 28

Italian runner Alberto Nonino found himself in an embarrassing place while running the 400-metre race at the 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships this week in Santiago de Cali, Colombia.

EDGE Rewind: Oil Wrestlers Seek Glory in Turkey's Centuries-Old Contest

EDGE Rewind: Oil Wrestlers Seek Glory in Turkey's Centuries-Old Contest

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28

In the festival, which is on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, wrestlers cover themselves in olive oil, making it more difficult for opponents to grab each other.

EDGE Rewind: Watch: Joel Kim Booster Answers Grindr's '69 Questions' (Hilariously)

EDGE Rewind: Watch: Joel Kim Booster Answers Grindr's '69 Questions' (Hilariously)

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28

Joel Kim Booster kicks off the new Grindr video series "69 Questions" with some hilarious answers.

Pope Clarifies Homosexuality and Sin Comments in Note

Pope Clarifies Homosexuality and Sin Comments in Note

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Jan 28

Pope Francis has clarified his recent comments about homosexuality and sin, saying he was merely referring to official Catholic moral teaching that teaches that any sexual act outside of marriage is a sin.

13 Queens We Need to Return to 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

13 Queens We Need to Return to 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Barry Levitt | Jan 27

EDGE picks 13 queens we need to see return to "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" some day.

Alan Cumming Distances British Honor Awarded by Queen Elizabeth Over 'Toxicity of Empire'

Alan Cumming Distances British Honor Awarded by Queen Elizabeth Over 'Toxicity of Empire'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 27

The Scottish actor marked his 58th birthday on Friday by sharing the news on Instagram, announcing "something I recently did for myself."

Taylor Swift Fans Thank Her for Casting Trans Model/Activist Laith Ashley,

Taylor Swift Fans Thank Her for Casting Trans Model/Activist Laith Ashley,

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 27

Laith Ashley, a trans model and activist, is the object of Swift's affection in her much-anticipated music video for "Lavender Haze."

Sylvia Syms, 'Ice Cold in Alex,' and 'Victim' Star, Dies

Sylvia Syms, 'Ice Cold in Alex,' and 'Victim' Star, Dies

NEWS | Jan 27

Actress Sylvia Syms, who starred in classic British films including "Ice Cold in Alex" and "Victim," has died, her family said Friday. She was 89.

Germany Recalls Overlooked LGBTQ+ Victims of Nazi Persecution

Germany Recalls Overlooked LGBTQ+ Victims of Nazi Persecution

NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Jan 27

Germany commemorated the victims of Nazi persecution on the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, placing a focus on people who were incarcerated and killed because of their sexual orientations and gender identities.

Business

Elon Musk's Tweeting Style Seizes Spotlight in Tesla Trial

Elon Musk's Tweeting Style Seizes Spotlight in Tesla Trial

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke | Jan 26

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's impulsive and sometimes inflammatory usage of Twitter took center stage Wednesday in a trial focused on whether he misled investors with 2018 tweets.

Finance

Goldman Sachs Signals Partial Retreat from Consumer Banking

Goldman Sachs Signals Partial Retreat from Consumer Banking

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Jan 26

Goldman has signaled a partial retreat by scrapping plans for a checking account broadly available to the public and mothballing its personal loan business.

Cars

Tesla Says Its 4Q Profit Rose 59%, Expects Strong Demand

Tesla Says Its 4Q Profit Rose 59%, Expects Strong Demand

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 26

Tesla on Wednesday posted record net income in the fourth quarter of last year, and the company predicted that additional software-related profits will keep its margins higher than any other automaker.

Style

Couture Season Ends with Clubbing, Celebrity, and Glamour

Couture Season Ends with Clubbing, Celebrity, and Glamour

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 27

The experimentalism and audacity of 1980s club kids inspired Valentino, one of the last high-octane shows of this Paris Fashion Week couture season.

Health/Fitness

FDA's Advisers Back Plan to Simplify COVID-19 Vaccinations

FDA's Advisers Back Plan to Simplify COVID-19 Vaccinations

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 27

The U.S. is poised to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like a yearly flu shot, a major shift in strategy despite a long list of questions about how to best protect against a still rapidly mutating virus.

Travel

U.S. Investigating December Flight Cancellations at Southwest

U.S. Investigating December Flight Cancellations at Southwest

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Jan 26

The U.S. Transportation Department is investigating whether Southwest Airlines deceived customers by knowingly scheduling more flights in late December than it realistically could handle.

Nightlife

Going Out, Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2023

Going Out, Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2023

NIGHTLIFE | By Jim Provenzano | Jan 25

Just after we (finally) updated our LGBTQ bar and nightclub listings, another one, Harvey's, closed. Support your local independently-owned venues this week ... while you can.