LGBTQ News and More

Deemed 'Too Gay,' Colton Haynes 'Straightened Up' to Win Roles Early in Career

Deemed 'Too Gay,' Colton Haynes 'Straightened Up' to Win Roles Early in Career

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 28

"Teen Wolf" star Colton Haynes reveals in a new interview how he had to "straighten up" to win roles — and how coming out cost him the career he might have had otherwise.

Watch: Drag Queen Crowned Prom King at Indiana High School

Watch: Drag Queen Crowned Prom King at Indiana High School

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | May 28

An Indiana high school class crowned a student in drag as prom king, and the results couldn't have been more fierce.

Report: Poppers Now Popular on the Straight Party Scene

Report: Poppers Now Popular on the Straight Party Scene

NIGHTLIFE | May 28

According to The New York Times, poppers — long used by gay men — are growing increasingly popular in the straight party scene.

Elton John Doc 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' Lands at Disney

Elton John Doc 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' Lands at Disney

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | May 28

Sir Elton John is preparing to say goodbye in fabulous splendor, with the help of a documentary crew and the Walt Disney Co.

Snap, Crackle, Fake: Right Wingers Swallow 'Transgender' Claims about Rice Krispies Mascot

Snap, Crackle, Fake: Right Wingers Swallow 'Transgender' Claims about Rice Krispies Mascot

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 28

Gullible anti-LGBTQ+ right-wingers with a taste for fake news gobbled up baseless claims that one of the three cartoon characters associated with Rice Krispies has been recast as a trans woman.

Jonathan Bailey Wore His 'Bridgerton' 'Modesty Thong' to a Pub: 'I Was So Traumatized'

Jonathan Bailey Wore His 'Bridgerton' 'Modesty Thong' to a Pub: 'I Was So Traumatized'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 28

Jonathan Bailey, the "Bridgerton" season 2 star, opened up about the unsexy process of filming sex scenes and the things you can do with a "half-inflated netball."

2022 Cannes Diary 4: 'De Humani Corporis Fabrica,' 'Crimes of the Future,' 'The Five Devils,' & 'Close'

2022 Cannes Diary 4: 'De Humani Corporis Fabrica,' 'Crimes of the Future,' 'The Five Devils,' & 'Close'

ENTERTAINMENT | By C.J. Prince | May 28

EDGE contributor C.J. Prince takes a look at some of the most anticipated films of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, including David Cronenberg's long-awaited return with "Crimes of the Future" and "Close," a contender for the Queer Palm award.

Virginia Politico Seeks Restraining Order Against Barnes & Noble for LGBTQ Books

Virginia Politico Seeks Restraining Order Against Barnes & Noble for LGBTQ Books

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | May 28

Attorney and state delegate Tim Anderson and congressional candidate Tommy Altman claim the "the Virginia Beach Circuit Court has found probable that two LGBTQ books are obscene to unrestricted viewing by minors.

Outrage Ensues as Netflix Lays Off Queer, Diverse Staff in 150 Employee Cut

Outrage Ensues as Netflix Lays Off Queer, Diverse Staff in 150 Employee Cut

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 28

Social media was not kind to the streaming giant after learning that employee cuts included entire diversity departments for programming.

'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'
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'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27

There is an incredible camaraderie on view at Boston's Roberts Studio Theater where the first regional production of "The Inheritance" runs through June 11. EDGE spoke with the production's cast members.

Entertainment

'Heartstopper' Star Joe Locke: I Want Jennifer Coolidge as My Cool Grandma!

'Heartstopper' Star Joe Locke: I Want Jennifer Coolidge as My Cool Grandma!

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 28

If "Heartstopper" is renewed for a second season by Netflix, star Joe Locke already knows who he wants to play his "cool" and "American grandma" - Jennifer Coolidge.

Business

Administration Opposes Airlines in Lawsuit over Crew Breaks

Administration Opposes Airlines in Lawsuit over Crew Breaks

BUSINESS | May 26

The Biden administration has sided against the airline industry and urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to uphold a California law that would provide more rest and meal breaks for airline crews.

Technology

Robotic Buoys Developed to Keep Atlantic Right Whales Safe

Robotic Buoys Developed to Keep Atlantic Right Whales Safe

TECHNOLOGY | By Patrick Whittle | May 28

A Cape Cod science center and one of the world's largest shipping businesses are collaborating on a project to use robotic buoys to protect a vanishing whale from lethal collisions with ships.

Finance

Millennial Money: How to Tell When Money Advice is Bad

Millennial Money: How to Tell When Money Advice is Bad

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner | May 26

There are a lot of people out there who want to tell you what to do with your money. The problem is only some of them know what they're talking about.

Cars

Edmunds Compares Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Cadillac Escalade

Edmunds Compares Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Cadillac Escalade

CARS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | May 28

The Grand Wagoneer stands as Jeep's most expensive and luxurious model. But there's another American SUV that plies these same gilded halls: The Cadillac Escalade. Which will win?

Style

A Look at Queen Elizabeth II's Style Through the Decades

A Look at Queen Elizabeth II's Style Through the Decades

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | May 28

From her tiaras, hats and Hermes scarves to her Launer London handbags and even her umbrellas, the queen's style has been hyper-documented since her birth.

Health/Fitness

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and More Light Up Cannes amfAR Gala

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and More Light Up Cannes amfAR Gala

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Louise Dixon | May 27

Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history.

Travel

Japan to Resume Tourism in June; Only Packaged Tour for Now

Japan to Resume Tourism in June; Only Packaged Tour for Now

TRAVEL | By Mari Yamaguchi | May 28

Japan will open its borders to foreign tourists in June for the first time since imposing tight pandemic travel restrictions about two years ago, but only for package tours for now, the prime minister said Thursday.

Nightlife

Underwear Night @ Tool Shed, Palm Springs :: May 26, 2022

Underwear Night @ Tool Shed, Palm Springs :: May 26, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | May 27

Tool Shed, in Palm Springs, California, hosted its weekly Thursday night underwear party with a sexy underwear contest and DJ Corey D. spinning the tunes.