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LGBTQ Tour Operator VACAYA Completes Caribbean Cruise, Responds to Scathing NY Times Article

LGBTQ Tour Operator VACAYA Completes Caribbean Cruise, Responds to Scathing NY Times Article

TRAVEL | Jan 17

LGBTQ tour operator VACAYA deemed its recent Caribbean cruise a success and calls out the New York Times for bias reporting.

Josh Cavallo Shares New Ralph Lauren Collab and Coming Out Stories on Instagram

Josh Cavallo Shares New Ralph Lauren Collab and Coming Out Stories on Instagram

NEWS | Jan 17

Since coming out, all eyes are on Josh Cavallo. He's now turning to Instagram to share his new Ralph Lauren collab and challenges of being in the public eye.

Golden Globe Winner Ariana DeBose Embraces Queer Identity and Broadway Roots on 'SNL'

Golden Globe Winner Ariana DeBose Embraces Queer Identity and Broadway Roots on 'SNL'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 17

"West Side Story" and Golden Globe winner Ariana DeBose celebrated her professional and personal life when hosting "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend.

Polish Diocese Apologizes for Asking If Abuse Victim Is Gay

Polish Diocese Apologizes for Asking If Abuse Victim Is Gay

NEWS | Jan 17

A Catholic diocese in Poland apologized on Thursday for having asked a court to determine whether a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest is gay, and whether the sexual contact may have consequently been pleasurable for him.

'Queer Eye' Stars Tan France, Bobby Berk Cried Over This Episode

'Queer Eye' Stars Tan France, Bobby Berk Cried Over This Episode

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 17

Changing lives gets emotional for "Queer Eye" stars Tan France and Bobby Berk, and the two revealed which episodes of the show made them cry.

'AJLT': 'Who's That Sitting In Samantha's Chair?'

'AJLT': 'Who's That Sitting In Samantha's Chair?'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jan 17

Is "And Just Like That" planning on dropping another character in Samantha Jones' chair?

Will 'Beauty and the Beast' Prequel Include a Gay LeFou? Josh Gad Spills Some Tea

Will 'Beauty and the Beast' Prequel Include a Gay LeFou? Josh Gad Spills Some Tea

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 17

Josh Gad shared some details about the new series that will serve as a prequel to "Beauty and the Beast," in which bffs (or are they more?) Gaston (Luke Evans) and LeFou (Gad) will be featured.

Why Not a Queer Oscar Host?

Why Not a Queer Oscar Host?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jan 17

The Oscars have been host-less for three years. Not so this March after the Academy announced there will be a host whose identity is not yet revealed. Given that there are plenty of choices, why not an out and proud host?

How 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Helps Turn Queens into Marketing Matriarchs

How 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Helps Turn Queens into Marketing Matriarchs

BUSINESS | By Dan Allen | Jan 17

Since its launch, "RuPaul's Drag Race" has transformed the art of drag into a marketing juggernaut — and a multi-faceted, multi-million-dollar industry.

The Best of the US: Where to Stay in 4 Iconic LGBTQ Trailblazing Cities

The Best of the US: Where to Stay in 4 Iconic LGBTQ Trailblazing Cities

TRAVEL | By Brandon Berkson | Jan 17

In the final installment of our Hotels Above Par collaboration, we share four U.S. LGBTQ+-friendly hotels to anchor your next getaway.

News

11 Stylish and Sexy Picks to Look Your Best for Gay Ski Week

11 Stylish and Sexy Picks to Look Your Best for Gay Ski Week

NEWS | By Andrew Villagomez | Jan 17

EDGE's favorite winter skiwear picks for queer revelers who like to hit the mountain, sport a stylish après-ski sweater, then strip down for a hot tub dip.

Entertainment

Review: Dietrich Rules in Cheesy 'Golden Earrings'

Review: Dietrich Rules in Cheesy 'Golden Earrings'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jan 17

"Golden Earrings" is a fascinating cinematic curio — recommended for Dietrich's mesmerizing work and closeted gay director Mitchell Leisen's hidden (and sometimes not-so-hidden) homotexual content.

Business

Double Dealing: Legal, Illicit Blur in California Pot Market

Double Dealing: Legal, Illicit Blur in California Pot Market

BUSINESS | By Michael R. Blood | Jan 17

In the five years since California voters approved a broad legal marketplace for marijuana, thousands of greenhouses have sprouted across the state. But these, under their plastic canopies, conceal a secret.

Technology

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

TECHNOLOGY | By Nick Perry | Jan 17

New Zealand's military on Monday morning was able to send a surveillance flight to Tonga to assess the extent of the damage from a huge undersea volcanic eruption.

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Style

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan Bookend Prada Menswear Show

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan Bookend Prada Menswear Show

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Jan 17

Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat that cast a dramatic silhouette.

Health/Fitness

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Appleby, Phil Galewitz | Jan 15

While home antigen testing remains a useful — and underutilized — tool to curb the pandemic, experts say, it is often misused and may provide false confidence.

Travel

5 Reasons Why 'Shoulder Season' is the Best Time to Travel

5 Reasons Why 'Shoulder Season' is the Best Time to Travel

TRAVEL | By Sally French, NerdWallet | Jan 17

This year might bring similar COVID-related challenges for travelers, but here's a good way to skirt most: Travel during "shoulder season."