LGBTQ News and More

Copenhagen's Hippy, Psychedelic Oasis Christiana Turns 50

Copenhagen's Hippy, Psychedelic Oasis Christiana Turns 50

NEWS | By Jan M. Olsen | Sep 27

After a half-century, the "flower-power" aura of Copenhagen's semi-autonomous Christiania neighborhood hasn't yet wilted. Love-ins with the authorities have hardly been a trademark of the neighborhood.

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Sep 27

Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations.

Deaf & LGBTQ Artists Collaborate for an Inspirational Song

Deaf & LGBTQ Artists Collaborate for an Inspirational Song

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jim Provenzano | Sep 27

Los Angeles contemporary choral ensemble Tonality, in collaboration with performers and creators in the deaf community, have created a music video for Alex Wurman's song "No, Child. No Child."

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26

2020 was the deadliest year since the Human Rights Campaign began tracking murderous anti-trans violence in 2013, claiming 44 victims. 2021 is well on track to equal or surpass that grim total.

'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens 2nd to 'Shang-Chi' at Box Office

'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens 2nd to 'Shang-Chi' at Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 26

"Dear Evan Hansen" may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters.

Swiss Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Wide Margin in Referendum

Swiss Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Wide Margin in Referendum

NEWS | Sep 26

Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a nationwide referendum showed Sunday.

Tony Awards and TV Special Hope to be the Jab Broadway Needs

Tony Awards and TV Special Hope to be the Jab Broadway Needs

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 26

The Oscars, Grammys, Emmys and Golden Globes have all held their ceremonies during the pandemic. Now it's time for the Tony Awards, celebrating an art form that really needs the boost — live theater.

Trans Woman of Color Briana Hamilton Murdered in Chicago

Trans Woman of Color Briana Hamilton Murdered in Chicago

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26

The year's toll of anti-trans violence has climbed to at least 37 victims with the shooting death of Brianna Hamilton in Chicago.

Liz Cheney: `I was Wrong' in Opposing Gay Marriage in Past

Liz Cheney: `I was Wrong' in Opposing Gay Marriage in Past

NEWS | By Josh Boak | Sep 26

Rep. Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage in the past, a stand that once split her family.

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Sashays Home with 10 Tony Awards

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Sashays Home with 10 Tony Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 27

"Moulin Rouge! The Musical," a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 movie, won the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards when Broadway looked back to honor shows shuttered by COVID-19, mourn its fallen and look to welcoming audiences again.

News

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

Is the Future of Drag in Denmark?

NEWS | By Ivan Quintanilla | Sep 25

Though many up-and-coming drag queens would love to be a "Ru girl," a unique drag identity is emerging from Denmark's capital of Copenhagen. Here, the scene fuses performance and activism.

Business

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

Hold the Hate: Door Dash Driver Arrested after Homophobic Slurs

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24

A DoorDash delivery driver in Sandwich, Massachusetts has been charged after scrawling harassing comments on the wrapping paper of a Subway sandwich order he delivered to a gay couple.

Technology

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

TECHNOLOGY | By Leanne Italie | Sep 25

There's a growing number of "grandfluencers," folks 70 and up who have amassed substantial followings on social media with the help of decades-younger fans, including TikTok stars @oldgays.

Finance

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

4 Workaround to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental with Points

FINANCE | By Erin Hurd, NerdWallet | Sep 23

Here are some options to use your rewards from credit cards or hotels to help pay for your next vacation rental.

Cars

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic Versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

CARS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 25

Which small sedan is the better buy? Edmunds' experts compare the 2022 Civic and 2022 Corolla to find out.

Style

Missoni and More from Milan Fashion Week

Missoni and More from Milan Fashion Week

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Sep 27

Five days of womenswear presentations dissolved into more online presentations as Milan Fashion Week began to tail off Sunday, and the fashion crowd prepared to decamp for Paris.

Travel

4 Hip LGBTQ+-Friendly Boutique Hotels Across the US

4 Hip LGBTQ+-Friendly Boutique Hotels Across the US

TRAVEL | By Brandon Berkson | Sep 23

This fall, Hotels Above Par and EDGE Media Network team up to present a monthly series of expert-curated guides to the world's best LGBTQ+-friendly boutique hotels and destinations. Today, we start with the U.S.

Nightlife

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 24

Roscoe's Tavern held a RuPaul's Drag Race UK season three premiere viewing party. Hosts Naysha Lopez and Batty Davis kept the laughs coming with special guests Monet X Change, Adore Delano and Carson Kressley.