Gay News: The Latest

Sarah Jessica Parker and the Cosmopolitan Was Not Love at First Sip

Sarah Jessica Parker and the Cosmopolitan Was Not Love at First Sip

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 25
"Sex and the City" catapulted the Cosmopolitan into the spotlight, but the show's star, Sarah Jessica Parker, wasn't a big fan at the onset according to a story she wrote for Grub Street.

Thomas Keeps Citi Sponsorship with Money Donated to LGBTQ

Thomas Keeps Citi Sponsorship with Money Donated to LGBTQ

NEWS | By Doug Ferguson | Jan 25
Investment bank Citi decided Monday to keep its sponsorship of Justin Thomas, condemning the anti-gay slur he muttered and requiring him to donate a "meaningful portion" of his deal as part of an active role in LGBTQ causes.

NYC Vaccination Megasites Stalled Without Supply

NYC Vaccination Megasites Stalled Without Supply

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City could administer 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses a week if it had enough supply, but instead has been forced to put off opening mass vaccination sites as it waits for vaccine production to speed up.

The Things That Make Her Queer: 'Drag Race UK' Queen Crystal on Her New Podcast

The Things That Make Her Queer: 'Drag Race UK' Queen Crystal on Her New Podcast

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25
Titled "The Things That Made Me Queer," Crystal's breezy new podcast features celebs talking about the people, places, and things that have informed their fabulous journeys. Crystal tells EDGE all about it.

Yurts, Igloos and Pop-Up Domes: How Safe Is 'Outside' Restaurant Dining This Winter?

Yurts, Igloos and Pop-Up Domes: How Safe Is 'Outside' Restaurant Dining This Winter?

STYLE | By Will Stone | Jan 25
Those who can serve customers outdoors, on patios or sidewalks, are coming up with creative adaptations that can make dining possible in the frigid depths of winter, but is it safe?

Will a 'Vaccine Passport' Be More Valuable Than TSA Pre-Check for Future Travel?

Will a 'Vaccine Passport' Be More Valuable Than TSA Pre-Check for Future Travel?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 25
A vaccine passport "could be the golden ticket to rebooting travel," but how long will it take to get the double dose, and what technology is being developed to prove it?

Biden Reversing Trump Ban on Transgender People in Military

Biden Reversing Trump Ban on Transgender People in Military

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor and | Jan 25
President Joe Biden is signing an order Monday reversing a Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from joining the military.

Liz Cheney to Matt Gaetz: Leave Your Beauty Bag at Home

Liz Cheney to Matt Gaetz: Leave Your Beauty Bag at Home

NEWS | Jan 25
Republican Liz Cheney shot shade at her fellow Republican Matt Gaetz as he heads to Wyoming to speak at a rally seeking her resignation from Congress.

PopUps: Justin Bieber Reflects on 2014 DUI Charge in Instagram Post

PopUps: Justin Bieber Reflects on 2014 DUI Charge in Instagram Post

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 25
Justin Bieber took to Instagram over the weekend to reflect on the DUI charge he received back in 2014, which resulted in his smiling mugshot photo going viral at the time.

Dominion Voting Systems Sues Giuliani Over Election Claims

Dominion Voting Systems Sues Giuliani Over Election Claims

NEWS | By Colleen Long | Jan 25
Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit on Monday against Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who led the former president's efforts to spread baseless claims about the 2020 election.


News

Watch: Giant Snow Penis Appears in Swedish Town, Ruled Safety Hazard

Watch: Giant Snow Penis Appears in Swedish Town, Ruled Safety Hazard

INTERNATIONAL | Jan 25
In the Swedish town of BorĂ¥s a tradition has grown over the past five years of building a large snow sculpture in a roundabout after a snowstorm. The latest has gone viral.


Business

Budweiser Joins Coke, Pepsi Brands in Sitting Out Super Bowl

Budweiser Joins Coke, Pepsi Brands in Sitting Out Super Bowl

SPORTS | By Mae Anderson and Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 25
For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn't advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl.


Technology

UK Chief Scientist Says New Virus Variant May be More Deadly

UK Chief Scientist Says New Virus Variant May be More Deadly

SCIENCE | By Jill Lawless | Jan 22
There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death than the original strain.


Cars

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

AUTO NEWS | By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Jan 21
The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.


Style

Dry January is Moist for Some at the Rocky Start of 2021

Dry January is Moist for Some at the Rocky Start of 2021

FOOD/DRINK | By Leanne Italie | Jan 25
A raging pandemic, tumultuous presidential election and deadly Capitol insurrection have combined to make the annual tradition of Dry January more moist than air-tight for some.


Health/Fitness

2 in 5 Americans Live Where COVID-19 Strains Hospital ICUs

2 in 5 Americans Live Where COVID-19 Strains Hospital ICUs

NATIONAL | By Carla K. Johnson, Nicky Forster | Jan 25
Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation's intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.


Travel

Belgium Bans Leisure Travel for a Month to Combat Pandemic

Belgium Bans Leisure Travel for a Month to Combat Pandemic

INTERNATIONAL | By Raf Casert | Jan 25
Belgium is banning all leisure travel abroad for its citizens as of next week and until March, in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 and its virulent variants.


Nightlife

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

Confirmed: WeHo Gay Bar Faultline has Shuttered Longtime Location

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 23
The owner of West Hollywood gay bar Faultline has confirmed an earlier report that the establishment has closed down its longtime location. The bar will hopefully reopen elsewhere in the future.