Gay News: The Latest

Out Conservative UK Politician, Boyfriend Threatened

Out Conservative UK Politician, Boyfriend Threatened

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 12
An out, conservative British lawmaker and his boyfriend received a death threat, but vows not to be dissuaded from doing his job.

Sidelined Last Year, the Met Gala is Returning - Twice

Sidelined Last Year, the Met Gala is Returning - Twice

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Apr 12
The Met Gala is coming back. Actually, twice.

Equinox Gym Ex-employee Claims Sexual Harassment in Suit

Equinox Gym Ex-employee Claims Sexual Harassment in Suit

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 12
A former Equinox Gym employee claims in a lawsuit that he was sexually harassed by a male superior and then fired when he complained.

Rina Sawayama Announces New Version of Queer Anthem 'Chosen Family' Featuring Elton John

Rina Sawayama Announces New Version of Queer Anthem 'Chosen Family' Featuring Elton John

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 12
Out pop star Rina Sawayama announced a new version of her queer anthem "Chosen Family," featuring Elton John.

Gigi Gorgeous Comes Out as Pansexual

Gigi Gorgeous Comes Out as Pansexual

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 12
Canadian YouTube celeb Gigi Gorgeous has come out once again, this time as pansexual, in what she declared on social media would be the "last time."

Coney Island Attractions Reopen After Losing Year to Virus

Coney Island Attractions Reopen After Losing Year to Virus

NEWS | Apr 12
The Wonder Wheel began turning and the Cyclone whipped into action as Coney Island's illustrious amusement parks reopened Friday after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered New York City's iconic summer playground all last year.

Las Vegas Family Awarded $29.5 Million in Allergic Reaction Case

Las Vegas Family Awarded $29.5 Million in Allergic Reaction Case

A jury has awarded $29.5 million to the family of a woman who was left brain damaged after being treated for a severe allergic reaction by an ambulance service in Las Vegas in 2013.

Las Vegas Pushes to Become First to Ban Ornamental Grass

Las Vegas Pushes to Become First to Ban Ornamental Grass

STYLE | By Sam Metz, Ken Ritter | Apr 12
A desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with a first-in-the-nation policy banning grass that nobody walks on.

Top Chinese Official Admits Vaccines Have Low Effectiveness

Top Chinese Official Admits Vaccines Have Low Effectiveness

NEWS | By Joe McDonald, Huizhong Wu | Apr 12
China's top disease control official, in a rare acknowledgement, said current vaccines offer low protection against the coronavirus and mixing them is among strategies being considered to boost their effectiveness.

The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting COVID Shots

The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting COVID Shots

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Laura Ungar | Apr 12
Public health experts cited many reasons for the difference, including that women make up three-quarters of the workforce in health care and education, sectors prioritized for initial vaccines.


News

Prince Philip vs Philip of 'The Crown': Fact and Fiction

Prince Philip vs Philip of 'The Crown': Fact and Fiction

TELEVISION | By Lynn Elber | Apr 12
In "The Crown," a dishy naval officer captures the heart of a future queen. But he chafes at playing royal second fiddle and crosses the boundaries of decorum and, maybe, fidelity. He eventually finds his way as a trusted partner and family patriarch.


Entertainment

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season Recap: Rosé

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season Recap: Rosé

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 12
For most of this season, Rosé has been pitch-perfect — so much so that the judges wanted to see her unravel a bit to show more of her authentic self. Rosé listened and landed a spot in the finale but can she take the crown?


Business

After Amazon: Labor Tries to Regroup in Wake of Alabama Loss

After Amazon: Labor Tries to Regroup in Wake of Alabama Loss

WORKPLACE | By Paul Wiseman and Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 10
Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labor movement just suffered a stinging defeat -- again.


Finance

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

NATIONAL | By Emily Guy Birken | Apr 9
Unlike investment portfolios, annuities or pensions, Social Security is the only retirement income that is guaranteed for life and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.


Cars

Edmunds: The Most Affordable New SUVs for 2021

Edmunds: The Most Affordable New SUVs for 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Apr 10
Edmunds' experts have compiled a list of five SUVs that come in a variety of sizes and have unusually low starting prices for their competitive segments.


Style

8 European Skincare Brands We're Obsessed With for Spring

8 European Skincare Brands We're Obsessed With for Spring

GROOMING | By Ryan Leeds | Apr 12
EDGE leaps across the Atlantic to discover some of our favorite European skincare brands that can enhance your glow, boost confidence, and launch you back into the world of the living.


Health/Fitness

Stalled at First Jab: Vaccine Shortages Hit Poor Countries

Stalled at First Jab: Vaccine Shortages Hit Poor Countries

INTERNATIONAL | Apr 10
As many as 60 countries, including some of the world's poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program.


Travel

Visitors Tiptoe Through the Tulips in Dutch Virus Test

Visitors Tiptoe Through the Tulips in Dutch Virus Test

By Mike Corder | Apr 12
Finally, after bleak winter months of a coronavirus lockdown, springtime shoots of hope emerged Friday as restrictions were relaxed at a Dutch flower garden and other public venues.