Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

'Boys in the Band' Movie Keeps Hurtful Language of Original

'Boys in the Band' Movie Keeps Hurtful Language of Original

ENTERTAINMENT | By John CaruccI | Oct 1
Revisiting Mart Crowley's seminal 1968 play, "The Boys in the Band," in a new movie adaptation on Netflix privies viewers to both the early struggles of the gay community and the offensive, hurtful language of the era.

PopUps: Lenny Kravitz Turns Heads as He Covers Men's Health, Twitter Reacts

PopUps: Lenny Kravitz Turns Heads as He Covers Men's Health, Twitter Reacts

Lenny Kravitz, 56, is the cover of the latest issue of Men's Health magazine where he shows off his ripped body and opens up about being a vegan as well as his friendship with ex-wife Lisa Bonet and her husband Jason Momoa.

After Ruling K-Pop, BLACKPINK Aim to Takeover Pop World too

After Ruling K-Pop, BLACKPINK Aim to Takeover Pop World too

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Oct 1
Four years after they debuted as the next buzzed-about girl group on the K-pop music scene, BLACKPINK's lofty dreams in music have come into fruition.

Broadway Stars and Drag Queens to Unite for Voter Drive Show

Broadway Stars and Drag Queens to Unite for Voter Drive Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Oct 1
Broadway and the world of drag will combine later this month for a streaming variety show to promote voter participation that promises plenty of show tunes and a lot of fierce lipstick.

Tossed from Music Group, Gay Teen Gets Support on Social Media

Tossed from Music Group, Gay Teen Gets Support on Social Media

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 1
An Omaha teenager shared how he was summarily booted from his church's music group for being gay, only to them find himself swamped with messages of love and support.

Rihanna on New Album: 'I Just Want to have Fun with Music'

Rihanna on New Album: 'I Just Want to have Fun with Music'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | Oct 1
It's been four years since Rihanna released an album but the singer is working hard on recording new music.

'The Boys in the Band': Tony Nominee Robin de Jesus on His Role in the New Stage and Film Adaptations

'The Boys in the Band': Tony Nominee Robin de Jesus on His Role in the New Stage and Film Adaptations

ARTS & CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 1
Robin de Jesus, who plays Emory in both the recent stage and new film adaptations of Mart Crowley's groundbreaking play, discusses portraying a joyful "flamboyant, effeminate queen."

Watch: Soccer Team Forfeits Match, Alleges Anti-LGBTQ Slur

Watch: Soccer Team Forfeits Match, Alleges Anti-LGBTQ Slur

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 1
Soccer team the San Diego Loyal left the playing field and forfeited a match against Phoenix Rising, saying that a player from the Phoenix team had hurled an anti-LGBTQ slur at an openly gay Loyal player.

Photos: Remembering Boston's Machine & Ramrod

Photos: Remembering Boston's Machine & Ramrod

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 1
The upstairs/downstairs LGBTQ clubs Ramrod and Machine have closed their doors in Boston without any fanfare. Soon they will luxury apartments. EDGE often covered parties, sponsored events, and special nights over the years. Here are some pics.

Out Leadership Releases European LGBTQ Ally Research

Out Leadership Releases European LGBTQ Ally Research

NEWS | Oct 1
Out leadership has released a first-of-its-kind study that examines LGBTQ allyship in the workplace.


News

Lawsuits Challenge Virginia's Sexual Orientation Protections

Lawsuits Challenge Virginia's Sexual Orientation Protections

NATIONAL | By Matthew Barakat | Oct 1
A conservative legal group has filed lawsuits challenging a new Virginia law that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.


Entertainment

Review: 'The Forty-Year-Old Version' is an Audacious, Refreshing Comedy

Review: 'The Forty-Year-Old Version' is an Audacious, Refreshing Comedy

MOVIES | By Megan Kearns | Oct 1
Radha Blank's shrewd, bawdy, and frank comedy features a Black woman playwright struggling for recognition who starts rapping. It explores women aging, unapologetically being yourself, and the power of storytelling.


Business

Google Unveils Latest Pixel Phone, Rolls Out New TV Service

Google Unveils Latest Pixel Phone, Rolls Out New TV Service

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Oct 1
Google will try to make a bigger splash in the smartphone market with a cheaper high-end model while it also aims to expand its presence on bigger screens with a new TV service.


Technology

What We Know About the Airborne Spread of the Coronavirus

What We Know About the Airborne Spread of the Coronavirus

HEALTH | By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact | Sep 30
The emerging picture is a work-in-progress, but many of the pieces do point toward the potential for airborne transmission.


Finance

Even Before Pandemic Struck, More US Adults Were Uninsured

Even Before Pandemic Struck, More US Adults Were Uninsured

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 30
About 2.5 million more working-age Americans were uninsured last year, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, according to a government report issued Wednesday.


Cars

Uber, Lyft Look to Kill California Law on App-Based Drivers

Uber, Lyft Look to Kill California Law on App-Based Drivers

AUTO NEWS | By Brian Melley | Oct 1
Californians are being asked decide if Uber, Lyft and other app-based drivers should remain independent contractors or be eligible for the benefits that come with being company employees.


Style

Kenzo Gets the Buzz at Bee-Themed Paris Fashion Week Show

Kenzo Gets the Buzz at Bee-Themed Paris Fashion Week Show

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 1
A hybrid Paris Fashion Week continued Wednesday featuring a stand out live runway show from socially-distanced Kenzo, but no sign of any A-list celebrities.


Health/Fitness

We Freely Wear Seat Belts. Why Can't We Learn to Wear Masks?

We Freely Wear Seat Belts. Why Can't We Learn to Wear Masks?

HEALTH | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Oct 1
A big part of the reason adherence has been so variable is that governors generally declare the mandates, and local and city officials are left to decide how to enforce them.


Travel

US Extends Ban on Cruise Ships Through October

US Extends Ban on Cruise Ships Through October

Oct 1
Federal health officials are extending the U.S. ban on cruise ships through the end of October amid reports of recent outbreaks of the new coronavirus on ships overseas.