Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

In and Outside Court, Smollett Fights for Reputation, Career

In and Outside Court, Smollett Fights for Reputation, Career

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sara Burnett and Charles Rex Arbogast | Dec 7
Outside the courtroom where actor Jussie Smollett is fighting charges accusing him of lying to Chicago police about being the victim of an anti-gay, racist attack, his publicist has introduced a roster of supporters to the assembled TV cameras.

Iowa to Pay $1.9M to Settle Religious, Speech Rights Cases

Iowa to Pay $1.9M to Settle Religious, Speech Rights Cases

NEWS | By David Pitt | Dec 7
A state panel agreed Monday to spend nearly $2 million to settle two federal lawsuits brought against the University of Iowa in 2017 after a religious group denied a gay student a leadership role.

'Yassify,' 'Omicron' Among 2021's Most Mispronounced Words

'Yassify,' 'Omicron' Among 2021's Most Mispronounced Words

ENTERTAINMENT | By William J. Kole | Dec 7
The list released Tuesday identifies the words that proved most challenging for newsreaders and people on television to pronounce this year.

How Can I Protect Myself From New Omicron Variant?

How Can I Protect Myself From New Omicron Variant?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Dec 7
Best protection from the new omicron variant? Get vaccinated if you haven't yet, get a booster if you're eligible and step up other precautions you may have relaxed.

Fired CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo Steps Away from SiriusXM Show

Fired CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo Steps Away from SiriusXM Show

NEWS | Dec 7
Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said he's dropping his SiriusXM radio show, a decision that followed a sexual harassment allegation.

Thirst-Trap Tuesday: They're Here, Queer and Out There on IG

Thirst-Trap Tuesday: They're Here, Queer and Out There on IG

Thirst-traps have exploded in queer culture, giving every hunk the chance to share themselves to the world.

'Scream' Creator Kevin Williamson Says Movies Mirror Gay Survival

'Scream' Creator Kevin Williamson Says Movies Mirror Gay Survival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 7
In a new interview, the "Scream" creator details how his own gay coming of age mirrors the survival rules of a horror film.

Ryan Landry Revisits Mrs. Grinchley, This Time with a Touch of Dickens

Ryan Landry Revisits Mrs. Grinchley, This Time with a Touch of Dickens

Ryan Landry and his Gold Dust Orphans have returned to their new South Boston digs with the writer/star appearing again as his iconic character, Mrs. Grinchley. This time, though, with a touch of Dickens.

Hugo Weaving Says Gay Actors Said No to 'Priscilla' Roles

Hugo Weaving Says Gay Actors Said No to 'Priscilla' Roles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 6
In a recent interview, Hugo Weaving claims that gay actors wanted nothing to do with "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert." He played drag queen Mitzi Del Bra in the 1994 cult classic.

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | Dec 6
In the 1970s and 1980s, Fred Halsted was a pioneer in hardcore queer depictions on screen. EDGE spoke with film historian Elizabeth Purchell about Halsted's controversial films and career.


News

EU Queer Rep Ruffles Conservatives with Controversial Virgin Mary IG

EU Queer Rep Ruffles Conservatives with Controversial Virgin Mary IG

Last Wednesday in conjunction with World AIDS Day, German queer activist Riccardo Simonetti posted an IG of himself on the cover of Siegessäule Magazin that will likely provoke controversy. He is the European Union's LGBTQ+ goodwill ambassador.


Entertainment

Review: Underrated 'Get Crazy' Earns Reassessment with 2K Edition

Review: Underrated 'Get Crazy' Earns Reassessment with 2K Edition

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Dec 7
Allan Arkush's 1983 rock-fueled comedy "Get Crazy" arrives on Blu-ray with a terrific presentation sourced from a new 2K master. This underrated films earns reassessment and deserves your attention.


Business

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

SPORTS | 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

HOME | 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

AUTO NEWS | 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.


Nightlife

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

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

PHOTO ALBUMS | 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.