LGBTQ News and More

13 Queens We Need to Return to 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

13 Queens We Need to Return to 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Barry Levitt | Jan 27

EDGE picks 13 queens we need to see return to "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" some day.

Alan Cumming Distances British Honor Awarded by Queen Elizabeth Over 'Toxicity of Empire'

Alan Cumming Distances British Honor Awarded by Queen Elizabeth Over 'Toxicity of Empire'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 27

The Scottish actor marked his 58th birthday on Friday by sharing the news on Instagram, announcing "something I recently did for myself."

Taylor Swift Fans Thank Her for Casting Trans Model/Activist Laith Ashley,

Taylor Swift Fans Thank Her for Casting Trans Model/Activist Laith Ashley,

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 27

Laith Ashley, a trans model and activist, is the object of Swift's affection in her much-anticipated music video for "Lavender Haze."

Sylvia Syms, 'Ice Cold in Alex,' and 'Victim' Star, Dies

Sylvia Syms, 'Ice Cold in Alex,' and 'Victim' Star, Dies

NEWS | Jan 27

Actress Sylvia Syms, who starred in classic British films including "Ice Cold in Alex" and "Victim," has died, her family said Friday. She was 89.

Germany Recalls Overlooked LGBTQ+ Victims of Nazi Persecution

Germany Recalls Overlooked LGBTQ+ Victims of Nazi Persecution

NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Jan 27

Germany commemorated the victims of Nazi persecution on the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, placing a focus on people who were incarcerated and killed because of their sexual orientations and gender identities.

EDGE Interview: What's Good for Jinkx Monsoon Is Great for 'Chicago'

EDGE Interview: What's Good for Jinkx Monsoon Is Great for 'Chicago'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brandon Schultz | Jan 27

"Internationally tolerated" drag legend who was recently crowned Queen of All Queens, two-time RuPaul's Drag Race winner Jinkx Monsoon is now in "Chicago" on Broadway as Mistress Morton. EDGE spoke to Jinkx about her Bway debut.

EDGE Rewind: Watch: Trailer Drops for Gay Rugby Flick 'In From the Side'

EDGE Rewind: Watch: Trailer Drops for Gay Rugby Flick 'In From the Side'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27

Film festival hit "In From the Side," about two players on a gay English rugby team becoming involved in an affair, is coming to theaters. A new trailer for the film's UK release has dropped.

EDGE Rewind: Watch: Orlando Bloom's Rigorous Workout Routine Pays Off

EDGE Rewind: Watch: Orlando Bloom's Rigorous Workout Routine Pays Off

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 27

Orlando Bloom often posts shirtless selfies, and, as his recent feature IG workout post shows the buff 45-year-old has plenty of reason to do so.

EDGE Rewind: Disney's 'Wizards Of Waverly Place' Star Now OnlyFans Hunk

EDGE Rewind: Disney's 'Wizards Of Waverly Place' Star Now OnlyFans Hunk

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 27

Former Disney actor Dan Benson, who starred on the Selena Gomez series "Wizards of Waverly Place," is now all grown up and making magic of his own on OnlyFans.

EDGE Rewind: Meet 'Nope' Breakout Hunk Brandon Perea

EDGE Rewind: Meet 'Nope' Breakout Hunk Brandon Perea

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 27

Get to know 27-year-old actor Brandon Perea, who is the breakout star of the hit horror film "Nope."

Entertainment

'Drag Race' Champion Tyra Sanchez to Launch New Tour

'Drag Race' Champion Tyra Sanchez to Launch New Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27

Tyra Sanchez reigned supreme on Season 2 of "RuPaul's Drag Race." Now she's coming out all over again — out of retirement, that is, to launch a new North American tour.

Business

Elon Musk's Tweeting Style Seizes Spotlight in Tesla Trial

Elon Musk's Tweeting Style Seizes Spotlight in Tesla Trial

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke | Jan 26

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's impulsive and sometimes inflammatory usage of Twitter took center stage Wednesday in a trial focused on whether he misled investors with 2018 tweets.

Finance

Goldman Sachs Signals Partial Retreat from Consumer Banking

Goldman Sachs Signals Partial Retreat from Consumer Banking

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Jan 26

Goldman has signaled a partial retreat by scrapping plans for a checking account broadly available to the public and mothballing its personal loan business.

Cars

Tesla Says Its 4Q Profit Rose 59%, Expects Strong Demand

Tesla Says Its 4Q Profit Rose 59%, Expects Strong Demand

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 26

Tesla on Wednesday posted record net income in the fourth quarter of last year, and the company predicted that additional software-related profits will keep its margins higher than any other automaker.

Style

Couture Season Ends with Clubbing, Celebrity, and Glamour

Couture Season Ends with Clubbing, Celebrity, and Glamour

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 27

The experimentalism and audacity of 1980s club kids inspired Valentino, one of the last high-octane shows of this Paris Fashion Week couture season.

Health/Fitness

FDA's Advisers Back Plan to Simplify COVID-19 Vaccinations

FDA's Advisers Back Plan to Simplify COVID-19 Vaccinations

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 27

The U.S. is poised to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like a yearly flu shot, a major shift in strategy despite a long list of questions about how to best protect against a still rapidly mutating virus.

Travel

U.S. Investigating December Flight Cancellations at Southwest

U.S. Investigating December Flight Cancellations at Southwest

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Jan 26

The U.S. Transportation Department is investigating whether Southwest Airlines deceived customers by knowingly scheduling more flights in late December than it realistically could handle.