LGBTQ News and More

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

Two Homelands Converge for LGBTQ Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana

TRAVEL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Aug 4

A gay Cuban American journalist returns to his childhood home of Miami to explore Little Havana's legacy and the impact of queer Cuban culture.

Smells Like Summer: Our Favorite New Scents of the Season

Smells Like Summer: Our Favorite New Scents of the Season

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | Aug 4

New summer scents have arrived just in time for your next snuggle session. Remember, a little goes a long way. Here are EDGE's top picks for the best summer fragrances of 2021.

NY Report Details CNN's Chris Cuomo's Role Advising Brother

NY Report Details CNN's Chris Cuomo's Role Advising Brother

NEWS | By David Bauder | Aug 4

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo appeared to offer advice on a statement by his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, addressing allegations of sexual harassment, according to a report issued on Tuesday.

Atlanta Mayor: 'Monster' who Killed LGBTQ Parkgoer Must be Caught

Atlanta Mayor: 'Monster' who Killed LGBTQ Parkgoer Must be Caught

NEWS | By Jeff Martin | Aug 4

The "monster" who stabbed a woman to death and also killed her dog as they walked in a popular Atlanta park must be taken off the streets, but rumors are not helping police to solve the case, the city's mayor said Tuesday.

Udo Kier on His 50-Year Career and 'Swan Song'

Udo Kier on His 50-Year Career and 'Swan Song'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Bromberger | Aug 4

At age 76, gay German actor Udo Kier is having the time of his life; he's just played the role of a lifetime. Kier stars in Todd Stephens' acclaimed new film "Swan Song" as gay retired hairdresser.

Provincetown Plans 'Safe and Celebratory' Annual Carnival

Provincetown Plans 'Safe and Celebratory' Annual Carnival

NEWS | Aug 4

One of Provincetown's most anticipated theme weeks of the season returns August 15-21 as the Provincetown Business Guild (PBG) announces the schedule for the 42nd annual Carnival.

NYC Will Require Vaccination Proof for Indoor Dining, Gyms

NYC Will Require Vaccination Proof for Indoor Dining, Gyms

TRAVEL | By Karen Matthews, Bobby Caina Calvan | Aug 3

New York City will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone who wants to dine indoors at a restaurant, see a performance or go to the gym.

Watch: Illinois Decriminalizes HIV Status, Introduces Other LGBTQ Protections

Watch: Illinois Decriminalizes HIV Status, Introduces Other LGBTQ Protections

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 3

The governor of Illinois has signed into law a slate of four bills that decriminalize the status of HIV positive people and extend protections to the LGBTQ community.

Billy Eichner's 'Ex-Husbands' Comedy Lands at Amazon Studios

Billy Eichner's 'Ex-Husbands' Comedy Lands at Amazon Studios

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 3

After a highly competitive bidding war, Amazon Studios has Billy Eichner's "Ex-Husbands" comedy film for development, written by Eichner, and playwright and humorist Paul Rudnick.

'Queer Eye' Guru Tan France Welcomes Baby Son with Husband

'Queer Eye' Guru Tan France Welcomes Baby Son with Husband

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 3

France and husband, Rob, welcomed their first baby, son Ismail France, via surrogate on Saturday, July 10.

News

Delta Variant Upends Politicians' COVID Calculus

Delta Variant Upends Politicians' COVID Calculus

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Zeke Miller | Aug 4

President Joe Biden's administration drew up a strategy to contain one coronavirus strain, then another showed up that's much more contagious.

Entertainment

Literary Loss: Anthony Veasna So's 'Afterparties: Stories'

Literary Loss: Anthony Veasna So's 'Afterparties: Stories'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Bromberger | Aug 4

Published after his death, Anthony Veasna So's story collection includes characters haunted by memories of genocide, especially the older parents, aunties, and uncles who experienced trauma before escaping Cambodia.

Business

Spirit Cancels Half Its Flights; American Also Struggling

Spirit Cancels Half Its Flights; American Also Struggling

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Aug 3

Spirit Airlines canceled nearly half its schedule for Tuesday, the third straight day of extremely high cancellation numbers at the budget airline.

Technology

Dating Changed During the Pandemic; Apps are Following Suit

Dating Changed During the Pandemic; Apps are Following Suit

TECHNOLOGY | By Urooba Jamal | Aug 3

Despite the social distancing of the past 18 months, the use of dating apps in general has surged as people sought connections amid their isolation and dating apps are responding by rolling out new features.

Finance

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

FINANCE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 31

The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.

Cars

Edmunds' Guide to Vehicle History Reports

Edmunds' Guide to Vehicle History Reports

CARS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | Jul 31

Several companies sell vehicle history reports, promising to reveal the past of any given vehicle. In this article, we'll take a look at the two largest vehicle history report providers.

Style

Sober Queer Spaces Gaining Ground

Sober Queer Spaces Gaining Ground

STYLE | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 3

Creating a rainbow oasis of diversity and inclusion was, for decades, the role of the gay and lesbian bar. But what about those in recovery, or who just aren't attracted to the bar scene? Alternatives do exist.

Health/Fitness

DELTA 8 Gummies: Tap Into Your Most Creative State

DELTA 8 Gummies: Tap Into Your Most Creative State

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 3

Delta 8 gummies provide all the benefits of CBD, a milder psychoactive effect than THC, and taste delicious — making it one of the most popular CBD/Delta 8 products on the market.

Travel

1st Cruise Ship Docks in Puerto Rico Since Pandemic Began

1st Cruise Ship Docks in Puerto Rico Since Pandemic Began

TRAVEL | By Danica Coto | Aug 3

The Carnival Mardi Gras docked Tuesday in Puerto Rico — the first time a cruise ship has visited the U.S. territory since the pandemic began.

Nightlife

Lollapalooza @ Grant Park Chicago :: July 29-August 1, 2021

Lollapalooza @ Grant Park Chicago :: July 29-August 1, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 2

Lollapalooza returned to Chicago in Grant Park to celebrate 30 years as a music festival. LGBTQIA+ representation was not only in the crowd, but the performers as well.