LGBTQ News and More

Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's 'Gay-For-Pay' Pipeline

Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's 'Gay-For-Pay' Pipeline

NEWS | By Naveen Kumar | Apr 22

Casting LGBTQ actors in queer roles only scratches the surface of the complexities behind the Hollywood business model, where talent is a commodity and the benchmark for success is a delicate balance of earnings and artistry.

Anti-Gay Chechen Officials Accused of Crimes Against Humanity

Anti-Gay Chechen Officials Accused of Crimes Against Humanity

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 22

Five associates, with ties to Chechen militia leader Ramzan Kadyrov, are accused of attempting to violently erase LGBTQ people from the Russian republic.

Anderson Cooper's Son Adorably Watches Him Host 'Jeopardy'

Anderson Cooper's Son Adorably Watches Him Host 'Jeopardy'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 22

The CNN anchor shared a photo of his 11-month-old son, Wyatt, adorably watching him on TV while hosting the game show.

In College Tucker Carlson Was Member of the 'Dan White Society' (As in Harvey Milk's Assassin)

In College Tucker Carlson Was Member of the 'Dan White Society' (As in Harvey Milk's Assassin)

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 22

Tucker Carlson's toxicity has gone up a notch (if it can) this week when insights from his college yearbook were revealed. Amongst them was that he identified himself as being part of the "Dan White Society" in his 1991 Trinity College yearbook entry.

'We're Buzzing!' Brit Awards to Welcome Back Music Fans

'We're Buzzing!' Brit Awards to Welcome Back Music Fans

ENTERTAINMENT | By Pan Pylas | Apr 22

British music's leading prize night next month will feature an audience of 4,000 people, in what will be the first major indoor music event in the country to welcome back a live audience since the coronavirus pandemic erupted more than a year ago.

Watch: Ellen Describes Her Weed Adventure with Jimmy Kimmel, but Not Career Woes

Watch: Ellen Describes Her Weed Adventure with Jimmy Kimmel, but Not Career Woes

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 22

Ellen described her run-in with weed to Jimmy Kimmel on 4/20, but made no mention of her recent career woes.

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Star Olly Alexander Wants This Gay Role Next

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Star Olly Alexander Wants This Gay Role Next

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 22

The Years & Years frontman has his next role figured out, but hopes it will be a gay superhero.

Watch: Spanish Water Polo Star Víctor Gutiérrez Pushes Back After Being Called Gay Slur at Match

Watch: Spanish Water Polo Star Víctor Gutiérrez Pushes Back After Being Called Gay Slur at Match

NEWS | Apr 22

Spanish water polo star Víctor Gutiérrez has said enough to homophobic insults after being called one by an opponent this past weekend.

Gay Texas Teen Prevails over School's Nail Polish Policy

Gay Texas Teen Prevails over School's Nail Polish Policy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 22

Out Texas teen Trevor Wilkinson was suspended late last year for wearing nail polish to school in violating of the dress code. With community support...he's helped to overturn that policy.

Watch: Who'd Play Him in a Movie? Boy George Wants to be 'Impressed'

Watch: Who'd Play Him in a Movie? Boy George Wants to be 'Impressed'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 22

Boy George doesn't yet know the answer to the question "Who would play you in a movie?" but, reports say, he's looking to be "impressed" by whoever lands the role.

News

What Is Ethereum And How Does It Work?

What Is Ethereum And How Does It Work?

NEWS | By David Rodeck | Apr 22

Unlike Bitcoin — and most other virtual currencies — Ethereum is intended to be much more than simply a medium of exchange or a store of value.

Business

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

BUSINESS | By David Koening | Apr 21

Shares of United Airlines tumbled by 8.5% Tuesday after the airline reported a larger first-quarter loss than expected and suggested that key business and international travel won't recover significantly until next year.

Technology

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

TECHNOLOGY | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21

YouTube shut down a Nigerian pastor's channel following complaints about videos that showed congregants being assaulted in the name of driving out "demons" that supposedly made them gay.

Finance

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

FINANCE | By Jerry Brown | Apr 21

It can be a painful experience when a lender rejects your loan application. Although you might not know what to do, you can take steps to increase your approval odds for future applications.

Cars

India's Electric Vehicles Face Practical, Technical Hurdles

India's Electric Vehicles Face Practical, Technical Hurdles

CARS | By Neha Mehrotra | Apr 22

EVs are a rarity in India, but the country is now making an ambitious push for what it calls "electric mobility," to reduce smog. But the effort is plagued with technological and logistical hurdles.

Style

Watch: Kristen Kish 'Live on the EDGE'

Watch: Kristen Kish 'Live on the EDGE'

STYLE | Apr 21

Kristen Kish, "Top Chef" season 10 winner and co-host of the new truTV series "Fast Foodies," joins EDGE to chat about her latest TV endeavor, where she's once again battling it out in the kitchen.

Health/Fitness

Low on Beds, Oxygen, India Adds Global High 314K Virus Cases

Low on Beds, Oxygen, India Adds Global High 314K Virus Cases

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ashok Sharma | Apr 22

India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-most populous country sends more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hospital beds and oxygen.

Travel

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

TRAVEL | By Raf Casert | Apr 21

There is no stopping flowers when they bloom, blossoms when they burst. Unfortunately, people have been stopped from enjoying them these days.