LBGTQ News and More

Former Reds Sportscaster 'Embarrassed' by On-Air Homophobic Slur

Former Reds Sportscaster 'Embarrassed' by On-Air Homophobic Slur

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 3

Sportscaster Thom Brennaman is "embarrassed" at having used a gay slur on-air during an August 19 game between Cincinnati and Kansas City.

Krysten Sinema in Purple Wig Steals Show at Senate Swearing-In

Krysten Sinema in Purple Wig Steals Show at Senate Swearing-In

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 3

Sen. Krysten Sinema (D-Ariz.), resplendent in a purple wig and zebra striped shawl, stole the show at the swearing-in of new Democratic colleague Sen. Mark Kelly on Wednesday.

Tommy Dorfman Posts In and Out of the Bathtub Thirst-traps

Tommy Dorfman Posts In and Out of the Bathtub Thirst-traps

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 3

Check out the pics of genderqueer/nonbinary actor Tommy Dorfman (from Netflix's "13 Reasons Why") in and out of the bathtub.

Warner Bros. to Release All 2021 Films on HBO Max, Theaters

Warner Bros. to Release All 2021 Films on HBO Max, Theaters

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 3

In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate will stream on HBO Max at the same time they play in theaters.

Will Colombia be 2021's Most Popular LGBTQ Travel Destination?

Will Colombia be 2021's Most Popular LGBTQ Travel Destination?

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Dec 3

Colombia has been gaining traction as the next hot spot for queer travelers. EDGE chatted with Out in Colombia's Sam CastaƱeda Holdren about why it's so appealing for the LGBTQ community.

Elliot Page Will Continue to Play 'Umbrella Academy' Role Vanya

Elliot Page Will Continue to Play 'Umbrella Academy' Role Vanya

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 3

Variety is reporting that Elliot Page, who came out as trans this week, will continue playing the role of Vanya on the hit Netflix superhero series "The Umbrella Academy."

Former US Rep. Barney Frank Sues for Unfinished Work on Home

Former US Rep. Barney Frank Sues for Unfinished Work on Home

NEWS | Dec 3

Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank and his husband, James Ready, are suing a construction contractor who they said abandoned the building of their home in Maine.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Judge Ross Mathews Sheds 50 Pounds

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Judge Ross Mathews Sheds 50 Pounds

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 3

"RuPaul's Drag Race" judge Ross Mathews took to Instagram to share his svelte new look after dropping 50 pounds since June in order to "reclaim his health" after his mother's death.

New Study Explores How Hydration Affects Happiness and Optimism

New Study Explores How Hydration Affects Happiness and Optimism

Does being properly hydrated have a transcendent effect on our lives? According to a new poll, hydration may be the recipe for happiness.

Gloria Estefan Reveals She Caught COVID-19, is Now Recovered

Gloria Estefan Reveals She Caught COVID-19, is Now Recovered

ENTERTAINMENT | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Dec 3

Singer and businesswoman Gloria Estefan said on Wednesday that she spent much of November in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, days after dining outdoors at a Miami-area restaurant.

News

White House Takes Credit for Bush-Era World AIDS Day Commemoration

White House Takes Credit for Bush-Era World AIDS Day Commemoration

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 3

The White House has shamelessly taken credit for honoring World AIDS Day "in a way that no president has before," according to Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany.

Business

How Lemonaid is Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable

How Lemonaid is Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 2

Lemonaids Chief Clinical Officer discusses how Lemonaid is at the forefront of making healthcare more accessible and affordable through its groundbreaking virtual platform.

Technology

A Year in 60 Secs: TikTok Lists Top Videos, Creators of 2020

A Year in 60 Secs: TikTok Lists Top Videos, Creators of 2020

TECHNOLOGY | By Kristin M. Hall | Dec 2

From skateboarding to Fleetwood Mac to learning Cardi B's rump-shaking choreography, TikTok users got creative in a pandemic year with new songs, dances and memes in 60 seconds or less.

Finance

During ACA Open Enrollment, Picking a Plan Invites New COVID Complications

During ACA Open Enrollment, Picking a Plan Invites New COVID Complications

FINANCE | By Julie Appleby | Dec 3

People buying their own health insurance have even more to think about this year, particularly those post-COVID-19 patients with lingering health concerns, the "long haulers," who join the club of Americans with preexisting conditions.

Cars

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Dec 1

Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail.

Style

Get Grooming: The Best Men's Skincare Product Gifts of the Year

Get Grooming: The Best Men's Skincare Product Gifts of the Year

STYLE | Dec 3

Dark circle under your eyes? A complexion that says you haven't left the house in days (or weeks). We're with you, which is all the more reason to gift yourself or your loved one of the best grooming brands for men on the market.

Health/Fitness

Come for a Dental Cleaning, Leave With a COVID Vaccine?

Come for a Dental Cleaning, Leave With a COVID Vaccine?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Rachel Bluth | Dec 3

With multiple COVID-19 vaccines rapidly heading toward approval, optometrists and dentists are pushing for the authority to immunize patients during routine eye exams and dental cleanings.

Travel

Canada: US Border Measures to Last Until Virus Under Control

Canada: US Border Measures to Last Until Virus Under Control

TRAVEL | By Rob Gillies | Dec 2

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday the ban on nonessential travel with the United States will not be lifted until COVID-19 is significantly more under control around the world.

Nightlife

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

NIGHTLIFE | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29

Saturdays at London's Heaven Nightclub are getting a little happier - at least, the meals are. New COVID rules say bars must serve "substantial meals" with drinks, and McDonald's is partnering with the club.