LGBTQ News and More

Michael Cimino Shares Steamy Thirst Trap

Michael Cimino Shares Steamy Thirst Trap

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 3

Actor Michael Cimino raised the temperature on social media Thursday with a steamy thirst trap showing off his ripped physique.

U.S. Cancels Trip by LGBTQ Envoy to Indonesia after Objection

U.S. Cancels Trip by LGBTQ Envoy to Indonesia after Objection

NEWS | By Edna Tarigan | Dec 3

The United States has canceled a trip to Indonesia by a special envoy on LGBTQ rights after the country's most influential Islamic group objected to the visit.

Elton John to Play Glastonbury as Epic Tour Draws to Close

Elton John to Play Glastonbury as Epic Tour Draws to Close

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 3

Elton John is scheduled to perform at the Glastonbury Festival in June, in what organizers say will be his farewell show in Britain.

Influential Iraqi Cleric Launches Anti-LGBTQ Campaign

Influential Iraqi Cleric Launches Anti-LGBTQ Campaign

NEWS | By Abby Sewell and Anmar Khalil Kufa | Dec 3

An influential Iraqi cleric who announced his withdrawal from politics four months ago has broken a period of relative silence to launch an anti-LGBTQ campaign.

ACLU Warns Tenn. Hospital over Transgender Treatment Policy

ACLU Warns Tenn. Hospital over Transgender Treatment Policy

NEWS | By Kimberlee Kruesi | Dec 3

Civil rights advocates say a Memphis hospital is no longer providing gender-affirming surgeries, a move they argue is illegal and discriminatory.

Landmark Trial on Arkansas Trans Youth Medical ban Wraps Up

Landmark Trial on Arkansas Trans Youth Medical ban Wraps Up

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | Dec 3

The nation's first trial on a ban on gender-confirming care for children ended Thursday, as Arkansas wrapped up its case defending the prohibition with testimony from an endocrinologist.

Trial over DeSantis Removal of Prosecutor on Trans Health Care Ends

Trial over DeSantis Removal of Prosecutor on Trans Health Care Ends

NEWS | By Brendan Farrington | Dec 3

DeSantis suspended Warren in August over the prosecutor's signing of statements that said he would not pursue criminal charges against seekers or providers of abortion or gender transition treatments.

Sam Smith and Kim Petras Were Surprised at Their 'Unholy' Success

Sam Smith and Kim Petras Were Surprised at Their 'Unholy' Success

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 2

Upon hearing seeing that the song topped the charts and earned a Grammy nomination, Petras said there was "a lot of crying."

Pedro Almodóvar's Gay Western Starring Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke to Premiere at Cannes

Pedro Almodóvar's Gay Western Starring Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke to Premiere at Cannes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 2

The director broke the news on Due Lipa's "At Your Service" podcast.

Flu Season Worsens as 44 States Report High Activity

Flu Season Worsens as 44 States Report High Activity

NEWS | By Mike Stobbe | Dec 2

The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse.

News

Defeated Election Conspiracists Seek to Lead Michigan GOP

Defeated Election Conspiracists Seek to Lead Michigan GOP

NEWS | By Joey Cappelletti | Dec 3

The Republicans who lost their races for Michigan's top three statewide offices after promoting falsehoods about the 2020 presidential election are not planning to go quietly.

Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. on One Last Film with his Dad, 'Sr.'

Robert Downey Jr. on One Last Film with his Dad, 'Sr.'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 3

Robert Downey Jr. set out to make an objective portrait, a tribute to his father, the underground filmmaking maverick Robert Downey Sr. His dad had other plans.

Business

Rail Workers Say Deal Won't Resolve Quality-of-life Concerns

Rail Workers Say Deal Won't Resolve Quality-of-life Concerns

BUSINESS | By Josh Funk | Dec 3

The rail unions say they weren't able to get more concessions out of the railroads because the big companies knew Congress would intervene.

Technology

Musk Says Twitter has Suspended Rapper Ye over Swastika Post

Musk Says Twitter has Suspended Rapper Ye over Swastika Post

TECHNOLOGY | Dec 3

Twitter has suspended rapper Ye after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with the Star of David. It is the second time this year that Ye has been suspended from the platform over antisemitic posts.

Finance

Biden Sees Economy Avoiding Recession, but Risks Remain

Biden Sees Economy Avoiding Recession, but Risks Remain

FINANCE | By Josh Boak and Aamer Madhani | Dec 3

President Joe Biden assured Americans on Friday the U.S. economy is chugging along in the holiday season, but the very strength of a new jobs report showed that high inflation remains a recession threat.

Cars

Tesla Delivers Electric Semis to PepsiCo at Nevada Factory

Tesla Delivers Electric Semis to PepsiCo at Nevada Factory

CARS | Dec 2

Tesla delivered its first electric semis to PepsiCo Thursday, more than three years after Elon Musk said his company would start making the trucks.

Style

Paul Labrecque's Holiday Grooming Guide

Paul Labrecque's Holiday Grooming Guide

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Nov 29

One of Vanity Fair's Top 3 Stylists in the United States, Paul Labrecque has teamed up with EDGE this holiday season to bring you his picks for the best in holiday grooming and self-care.

Health/Fitness

FDA Reportedly Moving to End Blanket Blood Ban

FDA Reportedly Moving to End Blanket Blood Ban

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1

The Food and Drug Administration, which has in recent years relaxed a once-comprehensive ban on gay men donating blood, may be about to phase out the last vestige of that blanket restriction.

Travel

Hawaii Eruption Brings Tourism Boon During Slow Season

Hawaii Eruption Brings Tourism Boon During Slow Season

TRAVEL | By Andrew Selsky, Audrey McAvoy, and Haven Daley | Dec 2

The spectacle of incandescent lava spewing from Hawaii's Mauna Loa has drawn thousands of visitors and is turning into a tourism boon for this Big Island town near the world's largest volcano.

Nightlife

Spoiler Alert Red Carpet @ Skirball Center NYC :: November 29, 2022

Spoiler Alert Red Carpet @ Skirball Center NYC :: November 29, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Nov 30

The New York premiere of Spoiler Alert took place at NYU's Skirball Center. The romantic drama is based on the memoir Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, featuring Jim Parsons, Ben Aldridge and Sally Field.