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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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

Meet 'Daddy Nick,' the Hot Bro Who Just Might Win Netflix's 'The Circle'

Meet 'Daddy Nick,' the Hot Bro Who Just Might Win Netflix's 'The Circle'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 25

Netflix's addictive reality competition series "The Circle" will announce the winner of its third season on Wednesday. One of the favorites to win is the show's break-out hunk Nick Uhlenhuth.

British Actor Ben Hardy Trends for Thirst-Trapping Scenes in Amazon's 'The Voyeurs'

British Actor Ben Hardy Trends for Thirst-Trapping Scenes in Amazon's 'The Voyeurs'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 25

See why British actor Ben Hardy is trending for his NSFW scenes in Amazon Prime's erotic thriller "The Voyeurs."

Gay Twitter's 60 Best Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 60 Best Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 25

It's time for another round up of the funniest tweets from Gay Twitter. This week, people couldn't hold back tweeting about the Emmys, "Dear Evan Hansen," and much more!

Leslie Jordan Shares Shirtless Pic Proving He Was a Zaddy

Leslie Jordan Shares Shirtless Pic Proving He Was a Zaddy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 25

Gay icon Leslie Jordan, famous for his feisty southern charm, set an unexpected thirst trap by posting a vintage shirtless photo of himself on Instagram.

Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey will Team Up for 'Cock' Next Year in London

Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey will Team Up for 'Cock' Next Year in London

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 25

What looks to be a must-see production in London next year is "Cock," a revival of Mike Bartlett's 2009 play that stars Brit actors Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey.

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

Houston Pick as City for Next 'Top Chef' Puts Hosts on the Defense

Houston Pick as City for Next 'Top Chef' Puts Hosts on the Defense

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 25

"Top Chef" soon returns for Season 19, but some fans of the reality food competition are simmering with rage over its pick of Houston as its backdrop.

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.