Gay News: The Latest

NY Hospitals Fear Staff Shortage as Vaccine Deadline Looms

NY Hospitals Fear Staff Shortage as Vaccine Deadline Looms

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Michael Hill, Bobby Caina Calvan | Sep 24
Hospitals and nursing homes in New York are bracing for the possibility that a statewide COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers could lead to staff shortages when it takes effect Monday.

CDC Endorses COVID Booster for Millions of Older Americans

CDC Endorses COVID Booster for Millions of Older Americans

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Sep 24
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19.

Post Playing Liza, Krysta Rodriguez Makes Ptown Debut this Weekend

Post Playing Liza, Krysta Rodriguez Makes Ptown Debut this Weekend

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Sep 23
After receiving glowing reviews for her performance as Liza Minnelli in Netflix's "Halston," Krysta Rodriguez heads to Provincetown this weekend for a pair of concerts. She spoke to EDGE about Liza & returning to performing again.

Some Argentines Turn to Unusual Pandemic Pets for Comfort

Some Argentines Turn to Unusual Pandemic Pets for Comfort

NEWS | By Almudena Calatrava, Natacha Pisarenko | Sep 23
Millions of people have found solace during the pandemic in cuddling a dog or cat. For a few, comfort comes in other forms — those of a horse or a pig, perhaps a possum-like sugar glider or even a tarantula.

BSO Presents Free Concert to Celebrate Symphony Hall's Reopening

BSO Presents Free Concert to Celebrate Symphony Hall's Reopening

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23
As the culmination of the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2021-22 season-opening weekend, the orchestra presents a special BSO/Boston Pops community concert under the direction of Andris Nelsons, Thomas Wilkins, John Williams, and Keith Lockhart.

Sarah Jessica Parker on Why She hasn't Reacted to Passing of 'SATC' Costar Willie Garson

Sarah Jessica Parker on Why She hasn't Reacted to Passing of 'SATC' Costar Willie Garson

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23
Sarah Jessica Parker explains why she's been quiet about reacting to the recent passing of fellow "Sex and the City" star Willie Garson.

Tonys: Broadway Hopes to Razzle-Dazzle its Way Out Pandemic

Tonys: Broadway Hopes to Razzle-Dazzle its Way Out Pandemic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 23
Broadway is in need of a boost these days so it has smartly called on one of its most beloved, award-winning stage veterans for help — Audra McDonald.

Casting Coups — Actors Who Successfully Transferred Iconic Roles from Stage to Screen

Casting Coups — Actors Who Successfully Transferred Iconic Roles from Stage to Screen

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | Sep 23
Ben Platt is getting considerable grief for taking the lead in "Dear Evan Hansen" where he plays the high school student he played on stage while in his late 20s. But other actors went from stage to screen with success.

Lil Nas X Covers LGBTQ+ Ally Dolly Parton's Signature Song

Lil Nas X Covers LGBTQ+ Ally Dolly Parton's Signature Song

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23
Out hip-hop artist Lil Nas X may have a new hit on his hands with a rendition of "Jolene," a 1973 single by Dolly Parton that is something of a signature song for the longtime LGBTQ+ ally.

British Actor Ben Hardy Trends for Thirst-Trapping Scenes in Amazon's 'The Voyeurs'

British Actor Ben Hardy Trends for Thirst-Trapping Scenes in Amazon's 'The Voyeurs'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23
See why British actor Ben Hardy is trending for his NSFW scenes in Amazon Prime's erotic thriller "The Voyeurs."


Entertainment

Review: A New Heroine Emerges in 'Batwoman - The Complete Second Season'

Review: A New Heroine Emerges in 'Batwoman - The Complete Second Season'

TELEVISION | By JC Alvarez | Sep 23
Gotham City has a new defender: An outsider that has inherited the mantle of one of the city's greatest heroes! Follow her journey in "Batwoman — The Complete Second Season," now on Blu-ray and Digital!


Business

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

By David Koenig | Sep 22
The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.


Technology

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15
An Australian entomologist has given the name Opaluma rupaul to a newly discovered species of soldier fly, a metallic-looking, rainbow insect he says earned the name for "serving fierce looks."


Finance

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

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 Compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

Edmunds Compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

AUTO NEWS | 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.


Travel

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

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

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 21
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.


Nightlife

Gay Days Anaheim :: September 17-19, 2021

Gay Days Anaheim :: September 17-19, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 22
Princesses, Queens, Princes and Kings of the rainbow community took over Disneyland Resort Anaheim for a special weekend full of friends, fun, and plenty of Disney rainbow merchandise.