LGBTQ News and More

6 Ways to Find Gratitude in Sobriety During the Holidays

6 Ways to Find Gratitude in Sobriety During the Holidays

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 7

Find gratitude and stay sober during the holidays with these simple strategies.

Non-Binary Actor Iris Menas' 'West Side Story' Character Prompts Film Ban Overseas

Non-Binary Actor Iris Menas' 'West Side Story' Character Prompts Film Ban Overseas

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 7

Disney refuses to cut transgender character in "West Side Story" for the film's Middle East release. Now some countries are reportedly banning the Spielberg musical.

Long Island Man Arrested for Threatening Violence Against LGBTQ Community

Long Island Man Arrested for Threatening Violence Against LGBTQ Community

NEWS | Dec 7

A Long Island, New York man was arrested for allegedly mailing letters threatening members of the LGBTQ community.

Did the Movie 'Vice' Change Liz Cheney's Mind on Gay Marriage?

Did the Movie 'Vice' Change Liz Cheney's Mind on Gay Marriage?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 7

Filmmaker Adam McKay believes his 2018 film "Vice" had a real impact on the Cheney family's views.

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7

Here's looking at you, allyship: In response to anti-LGBTQ+ remarks by North Carolina's Lt. Governor, a brewery there has launched a new beer. Cheers!

If Roe Falls, Some Fear Ripple Effect on Civil Rights Cases

If Roe Falls, Some Fear Ripple Effect on Civil Rights Cases

NEWS | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Dec 7

If the Supreme Court decides to overturn or gut the decision that legalized abortion, some fear that it could undermine other precedent-setting cases, including civil rights and LGBTQ protections.

Twitter Reacts to Straight, Cis Queen Maddy Morphosis Cast on 'Drag Race' Season 14

Twitter Reacts to Straight, Cis Queen Maddy Morphosis Cast on 'Drag Race' Season 14

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 7

Twitter weighs in on "RuPaul's Drag Race" casting Maddy Morphosis, a straight and cis queen, on the upcoming 14th season.

Watch: What Was with Kieran Culkin's 'Dick Pic' on 'Succession?'

Watch: What Was with Kieran Culkin's 'Dick Pic' on 'Succession?'

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 7

On the latest episode of "Succession," Roman Roy's triumphant moment was undermined when he mistakenly sent a naughty pic to his father.

'Big Tobacco' Companies Leave Legacy of High LGBTQ Smoking Rates

'Big Tobacco' Companies Leave Legacy of High LGBTQ Smoking Rates

NEWS | By Finbarr Toesland | Dec 7

The LGBTQ+ community has one of the highest smoking rates among disparity populations. Decades of target marketing by 'Big Tobacco' companies is a major contributing factor.

Review: Tony-winning 'The Band's Visit' Only Fitfully Entertaining

Review: Tony-winning 'The Band's Visit' Only Fitfully Entertaining

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Taft | Dec 7

Although it won a Tony Award for Best Musical, Book, and Score, "The Band's Visit" is only fitfully entertaining. But it's funnier than expected, and has a few catchy tunes.

News

Long Island Man, 74, Arrested for Threats to Bomb, Shoot NYC Pride

Long Island Man, 74, Arrested for Threats to Bomb, Shoot NYC Pride

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7

A 74-year-old Long Island man was arrested after allegedly sending threats to bomb and shoot LGBTQ+ events, organizations, and people over an eight-year period, including last summer's NYC Pride March.

Entertainment

Review: Spielberg's 'West Side Story' a Rousing Revival

Review: Spielberg's 'West Side Story' a Rousing Revival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 7

Spielberg, Tony Kushner, and Steven Sondheim have deepened and clarified one of the 20th century's most iconic musicals, and made a better movie than the 1961 original... but has it lost some of its punch?

Business

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

BUSINESS | By Eddie Pells | Dec 4

Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white.

Finance

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Dec 2

As Americans shop for the holidays, they will likely see a swarm of offers to get their gifts now but pay for them later in fixed monthly installments.

Cars

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

CARS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Dec 5

The new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors and serves as an intriguing alternative to a well-known off-roading icon: The Jeep Wrangler.

Health/Fitness

5 Trending CBD Brands to Gift This Holiday Season

5 Trending CBD Brands to Gift This Holiday Season

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 7

CBD is the hot holiday gift this season. EDGE curates some of our favorite CBD brands for all your giving (and receiving!) pleasure.

Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 5

Sidetrack the Video Bar hosted their 10th Santa Speedo Run to benefit Center on Halsted, the LGBTQ+ community center. Registration began at noon and after a singalong of "Jingle Balls" participants ran a mile through Lakeview East.