Gay News: The Latest

Kal Penn's Engaging Yet Incomplete Memoir

Kal Penn's Engaging Yet Incomplete Memoir

ARTS & CULTURE | By Brian Bromberger | Dec 8
South Asian film and TV actor and Obama advisor Kal Penn shares funny and touching tales of racism in Hollywood and misadventures in The White House, but turns shy in discussing his life as a gay man.

Matador Meggings is Redefining Men's Fitness and Lifestyle Fashion

Matador Meggings is Redefining Men's Fitness and Lifestyle Fashion

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Dec 8
Matador Meggings' founder Valentine Aseyo describe his line of athleisure wear as "men's leggings on steroids" — find out why.

Sandra Bernhard is Back at Joe's Pub for Annual Holiday Show

Sandra Bernhard is Back at Joe's Pub for Annual Holiday Show

The inimitable Sandra Bernhard will once again grace the live stage at Joe's Pub in New York City for annual holiday run of shows Dec. 26th through 31st with her all new show Sandra Bernhard "Bern It Down".

Watch: Netflix Introduces 'Queer Eye Germany' with a German Fab 5

Watch: Netflix Introduces 'Queer Eye Germany' with a German Fab 5

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 8
The streaming giant has found its Fab 5 for the German version of its hit show "Queer Eye."

Frank J. Avella's 13 Best Films of 2021

Frank J. Avella's 13 Best Films of 2021

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Dec 8
EDGE contributor Frank J. Avella makes his choices for the best films of 2021.

Federal Judge to Decide if Transgender Athlete Case is Moot

Federal Judge to Decide if Transgender Athlete Case is Moot

NEWS | By Rebecca Boone | Dec 8
An Idaho woman says her lawsuit challenging the state's ban on transgender athletes should continue moving through the court system because she's enrolled at Boise State University and plans to play soccer on the school's club team next spring.

'Living My Best Life' Says 'Cirque Dreams' Performer Julian Olivares

'Living My Best Life' Says 'Cirque Dreams' Performer Julian Olivares

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Dec 8
In the touring production of "Cirque Dreams," actor/acrobat Julian Olivares plays the Nutcracker Prince. EDGE spoke to him about being part of a show he calls "amazing" and "great fun" to be part of.

'Search Party' Stars Jeffery Self, Cole Escola Sign on to Queer HBO Max Comedy

'Search Party' Stars Jeffery Self, Cole Escola Sign on to Queer HBO Max Comedy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 8
"Jeffery & Cole Casserole" co-stars Jeffery Self, who is openly gay, and Cole Escola, who is non-binary, will star in "Bunny & Clyde" on HBO Max.

Former Principal Alleges in Lawsuit Anti-LGBTQ+ Parents, Clergy Behind Her Ouster

Former Principal Alleges in Lawsuit Anti-LGBTQ+ Parents, Clergy Behind Her Ouster

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 8
A former middle school principal says she encountered hostility and retaliation for putting up a Pride flag in the school cafeteria as a gesture of inclusivity. Now she's filed suit.

Sondheim's 'Assassins' Lays Bare the Bizarre Role of Guns in American Culture

Sondheim's 'Assassins' Lays Bare the Bizarre Role of Guns in American Culture

Sondheim brilliantly deployed musical theater to explore America's curious fascination with firearms and the pivotal role of assassinations in U.S. history.


Business

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7
Here's looking at you, allyship: In response to anti-LGBTQ+ remarks by North Carolina's Lt. Governor, a brewery there has launched a new beer. Cheers!


Finance

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

HOME | By Ken Sweet | Dec 2
As Americans shop for the holidays, they will likely see a swarm of offers to get their gifts now but pay for them later in fixed monthly installments.


Cars

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Dec 5
The new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors and serves as an intriguing alternative to a well-known off-roading icon: The Jeep Wrangler.


Health/Fitness

Pfizer Says COVID Booster Offers Protection Against Omicron

Pfizer Says COVID Booster Offers Protection Against Omicron

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Dec 8
Pfizer said Wednesday that a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine may protect against the new omicron variant even though the initial two doses appear significantly less effective.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 5
Sidetrack the Video Bar hosted their 10th Santa Speedo Run to benefit Center on Halsted, the LGBTQ+ community center. Registration began at noon and after a singalong of "Jingle Balls" participants ran a mile through Lakeview East.