LGBTQ News and More

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.

'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.

Watch: Billy Eichner Answers Burning Questions About 'Bros'

Watch: Billy Eichner Answers Burning Questions About 'Bros'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 28

In an interview with Collider, Billy Eichner talked about casting his upcoming "Bros" and why everyone will love this "smart, swoony and heartfelt comedy."

His Life in Porn: Jonathan Agassi Explains it All to You

His Life in Porn: Jonathan Agassi Explains it All to You

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | May 28

Jonathan Agassi, the former adult male star, is the subject of "Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life," a doc that follows his journey through the adult entertainment industry. It is a cautionary tale that he survived to tell.

San Francisco Mayor, LGBTQ+ Cops Boycott Pride Parade

San Francisco Mayor, LGBTQ+ Cops Boycott Pride Parade

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | May 27

San Francisco Pride has decided not to allow police officers to participate in the parade in uniform. LGBTQ+ officers — and the city mayor — responded by announcing they aren't participating at all.

Soccer Great David Beckham: Historically Homophobic Sport Has Improved; Still Has Far to Go

Soccer Great David Beckham: Historically Homophobic Sport Has Improved; Still Has Far to Go

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 27

English soccer great David Beckham, who positions himself as an LGBTQ+ ally despite serving as a brand ambassador for homophobic nation Qatar, says the sport is getting less homophobic.

'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.

News

NRA Speakers Distort Gun and Crime Statistics

NRA Speakers Distort Gun and Crime Statistics

NEWS | By Amanda Seitz | May 28

Speakers at the NRA annual meeting assailed a Chicago gun ban that doesn't exist and roundly distorted national gun and crime statistics.

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

WHO: Nearly 200 Cases of Monkeypox in More than 20 Countries

WHO: Nearly 200 Cases of Monkeypox in More than 20 Countries

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Maria Cheng | May 27

The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease.

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.