LGBTQ News and More

Cruise Wants to Test Self-driving Cars All over California

Cruise Wants to Test Self-driving Cars All over California

CARS | Mar 22

General Motors' Cruise autonomous vehicle unit on Monday asked California for permission to test the cars across the entire state.

Meet Kennedy Kanagawa, the Puppeteer Behind 'Into the Woods' Scene-Stealing Milky White

Meet Kennedy Kanagawa, the Puppeteer Behind 'Into the Woods' Scene-Stealing Milky White

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Mar 21

In the new revival of "Into the Woods," Milky White, Jack's cow, comes to life thanks to actor Kennedy Kanagawa. EDGE spoke to him about his puppeteering skills.

'Love Island's' Will Young Assures Fans He Isn't Gay with Steamy Sex Details

'Love Island's' Will Young Assures Fans He Isn't Gay with Steamy Sex Details

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Mar 21

"Love Island" alum Will Young is flattered that you think he is gay, but he isn't. Since hooking up with Jessie and leaving the villa, the 'Love Island' alum says their sex life is "amazing."

'Survivor' Alumni React to Season 37 Winner, Kentucky Lawmaker's Anti-Trans Vote

'Survivor' Alumni React to Season 37 Winner, Kentucky Lawmaker's Anti-Trans Vote

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21

Kentucky State Rep. and winner of "Survivor" in 2018 Nick Wilson voted for a state law that attacks transgender youth —¬†and his fellow reality show veterans are expressing shock, dismay, and rage.

On the Aisle: Were Hillary and Chelsea Victims of the Shubert Theatre Pooper?

On the Aisle: Were Hillary and Chelsea Victims of the Shubert Theatre Pooper?

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 21

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton got a surprise when they went to see "Some Like It Hot" on Broadway when a turd turned up in the aisle near them at intermission.

Watch: Melissa Etheridge Recalls Record Label Wondering What to 'Do About the Gay Thing'

Watch: Melissa Etheridge Recalls Record Label Wondering What to 'Do About the Gay Thing'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21

Appearing on the video series "Free Speech + Other Dirty Words," out rocker Melissa Etheridge recalled a moment when a record label asked her, "What are we going to do about the gay thing?"

Meet 10 Athletes Who Recently Came Out

Meet 10 Athletes Who Recently Came Out

NEWS | By Shawn Laib | Mar 21

Attitudes towards LGBTQ+ athletes have changed a lot in recent years and we're looking at 10 athletes who have recently come out and in the process changed the world forever with their bravery.

SXSW Day Five: The Nuns Have Arrived!

SXSW Day Five: The Nuns Have Arrived!

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Creith | Mar 21

The nuns have arrived to South by Southwest and are on a mission to stop an entity known as Mrs. Davis!

'Rocket Man' Star Taron Egerton Opens Up about Playing Gay and Not Playing Bond

'Rocket Man' Star Taron Egerton Opens Up about Playing Gay and Not Playing Bond

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21

British actor Taron Egerton — star of the Elton John biopic "Rocketman" and stage partner with Jonathan Bailey for the play "Cock" — gave his two pence about straight actors in gay roles.

Wyoming Bans Transgender Youth from Girls' Sports Teams

Wyoming Bans Transgender Youth from Girls' Sports Teams

NEWS | Mar 21

Wyoming has become the 19th state to ban transgender athletes from playing on girls or women's sports teams after the Republican governor opted not to veto the legislation.

News

Missouri to Restrict Gender-Affirming Care for Minors

Missouri to Restrict Gender-Affirming Care for Minors

NEWS | By Summer Ballentine | Mar 21

Missouri's Republican attorney general on Monday said he will limit access to gender-affirming care for minors, sidestepping the GOP-led Senate as it struggles to pass a law banning the practice for children completely.

Business

Supreme Court Chews on Jack Daniel's Dog Toy Dispute

Supreme Court Chews on Jack Daniel's Dog Toy Dispute

BUSINESS | By Jessica Gresko | Mar 22

The Supreme Court is hearing a spirited dispute Wednesday between whiskey maker Jack Daniel's and the manufacturer of a squeaking dog toy that parodies the liquor's bottle and label.

Technology

TikTok CEO to Tell Congress App is Safe, Urge Against Ban

TikTok CEO to Tell Congress App is Safe, Urge Against Ban

TECHNOLOGY | By Kelvin Chan | Mar 22

TikTok's CEO plans to tell Congress that the video-sharing app is committed to user safety, data protection and security, and keeping the platform free from Chinese government influence.

Finance

Fed Facing a Blurrier Outlook as It Meets to Weigh Rate Hike

Fed Facing a Blurrier Outlook as It Meets to Weigh Rate Hike

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Mar 22

The Federal Reserve is grappling with a hazier economic picture, clouded by turmoil in the banking industry and still-high inflation, just as it meets to decide whether to keep raising interest rates.

Style

The Things that 'Wild Goose Dreams''s Ryan Mardesich Can't Perform Without

The Things that 'Wild Goose Dreams''s Ryan Mardesich Can't Perform Without

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Mar 20

Marrying whimsy, love, and the perilous politic of North Korea, Hansol Jung's "Wild Goose Dreams" is currently enjoying its New England premiere at SpeakEasy Stage.

Health/Fitness

Anthony Fauci Documentary on PBS Covers a Career of Crises

Anthony Fauci Documentary on PBS Covers a Career of Crises

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mark Kennedy | Mar 21

There's a moment in the new PBS documentary about Dr. Anthony Fauci when a protester holds up a handmade sign reading, "Dr. Fauci, You Are Killing Us."

Travel

When Does Travel Brand Loyalty Make Sense?

When Does Travel Brand Loyalty Make Sense?

TRAVEL | By Sam Kemmis, NerdWallet | Mar 18

Travel brand loyalty is nothing new, but sticking with a single airline, hotel or rental car program comes with built-in limitations.

Nightlife

Tinder Shows Love for Non-Monogamous People

Tinder Shows Love for Non-Monogamous People

NIGHTLIFE | By Emell Adolphus | Mar 18

The dating app announced this week that users can now add new relationship types and pronouns to their profiles.