Gay News: The Latest

On World AIDS Day, South Africa Finds Hope in New Treatment

On World AIDS Day, South Africa Finds Hope in New Treatment

NEWS | By Mogomotsi Magome | Dec 1
Health officials are hoping that new, long-acting drugs to help prevent HIV infection will be a turning point for the fight against a global health threat that's been eclipsed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Move Over Borat — A New Kazakhstan Star is Born

Move Over Borat — A New Kazakhstan Star is Born

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 30
You have got to wonder if Sacha Baron Cohen is behind all this.

How Long? Here's a Tool Designed to Help Evaluate Your COVID-Risks

How Long? Here's a Tool Designed to Help Evaluate Your COVID-Risks

TECHNOLOGY | Nov 30
A pair of MIT professors have come up with a useful tool to evaluate indoor COVID-19 risks.

Elisa Crespo Could Become First Trans NYC Council Member

Elisa Crespo Could Become First Trans NYC Council Member

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30
Elisa Crespo is running to become the first trans woman on the New York City Council.

Austin Police Officer Suspended Over 'Gay' Comment on Body Cam

Austin Police Officer Suspended Over 'Gay' Comment on Body Cam

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30
Austin police officer Ryan Seweryn has been suspended for ten days for referring to a protester as "that gay dude."

Alan Ball: Difficult to Watch 'American Beauty' Because of Kevin Spacey

Alan Ball: Difficult to Watch 'American Beauty' Because of Kevin Spacey

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30
Alan Ball admits it's difficult to watch "American Beauty" because of sexual assault and misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey.

Xavier Dolan Set to Write/Direct Television Mini-series

Xavier Dolan Set to Write/Direct Television Mini-series

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 30
Out, Canadian director Xavier Dolan is set to make the move to series television.

Watch: 'Mean Girls' Star Jonathan Bennett Announces Engagement to Boyfriend

Watch: 'Mean Girls' Star Jonathan Bennett Announces Engagement to Boyfriend

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 30
Jonathan Bennett, perhaps best known for his role as the husky Aaron Samuels in the 2004 comedy "Mean Girls," announced his engagement to his boyfriend Jaymes Vaughan.

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

STYLE | Nov 30
EDGE has curated the ultimate CBD holiday gift guide, including CBD gift boxes, CBD gift bundles, and the best CBD products of 2020. The only difficulty will be deciding whether to gift them or keep for yourself!

Out Sports Stars Who Are Flying the Queer Flag High

Out Sports Stars Who Are Flying the Queer Flag High

NEWS | Nov 30
There is a real sea of change in the world of sports at the moment, with women breaking through on so many levels across many varied sports. Here's a look at some major LGBTQ sports stars.


News

Awkward Question for Poland: Was Chopin Gay?

Awkward Question for Poland: Was Chopin Gay?

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30
New scholarship has raised an awkward question for Poland, which is one of the most homophobic nations in the European Union: Was that country's celebrated composer, Frédéric Chopin, gay?


Business

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

By Rachana Pradhan | Nov 30
Moderna board member Moncef Slaoui is playing a major role in Operation Warp Speed. But with options to buy more than 18,000 shares of the company, is it ethical?


Technology

Our Favorite LGBTQ Virtual Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season

Our Favorite LGBTQ Virtual Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelsy Chauvin | Nov 30
Digital experiences are turning our computer screens into portals for all sorts of holiday reunions, group workshops, live entertainment and delightful tours. Here's a rundown of a few faves tilted toward LGBTQ interests.


Finance

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

NATIONAL | By Cedar Attanasio and Julie Carr Smyth | Nov 28
Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended.


Cars

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27
General Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California's right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president's term nears its close.


Style

A Fashion-Fabulous Holiday: Our Top Fashion Gifts of the Season

A Fashion-Fabulous Holiday: Our Top Fashion Gifts of the Season

FASHION | By Andrew Villagomez | Nov 30
Plenty of brands are relying on your support this holiday season to stay afloat. So check out the sales, gift a loved one or yourself, and let's all give the year a much-needed makeover.


Health/Fitness

Beware of COVID-19 Scams as Vaccine Approaches FDA Approval

Beware of COVID-19 Scams as Vaccine Approaches FDA Approval

HEALTH | By Colleen Long | Nov 30
The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, ready to use that desperation to their advantage, federal investigators say.


Travel

Visiting New York This Holiday Season? Trawick International Offers Travel Protection

Visiting New York This Holiday Season? Trawick International Offers Travel Protection

Nov 30
Trawick International offers trip interruption and travel medical protection plans to travelers that may cover their expenses if they contract COVID-19 while visiting New York.


Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

CULTURE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24
One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?