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Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Jablon | Sep 21
Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw's friend on TV's "Sex and the City" and its movie sequels, has died, his son announced Tuesday. He was 57.

Queer Newcomers: The Most Promising LGBTQ Actors in Film/TV 2021

Queer Newcomers: The Most Promising LGBTQ Actors in Film/TV 2021

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Sep 21
So much queer talent. And, finally, so many queer roles! Here are some publicly out actors who represent some of the most exciting new talent in film and television.

Cabaret Great Marieann Meringolo Salutes the Great Ladies in Song

Cabaret Great Marieann Meringolo Salutes the Great Ladies in Song

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Sep 21
Marieann Meringolo has been compared to Barbra Streisand & Nancy LaMott; now the award-winning singer presents a show that honors the singers she loves. EDGE spoke to the singer about the show and career.

Watch: Meet Benjamin, the Hunky Model Featured in Gender-Bending Photo Book

Watch: Meet Benjamin, the Hunky Model Featured in Gender-Bending Photo Book

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
A new book and photo exhibit spotlights the copasetic relationship between photographer Marc Martin and Benjamin, his unique model.

Urban Bear Weekend NYC :: September 17-19, 2021

Urban Bear Weekend NYC :: September 17-19, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Sep 21
Robert Valin and his team did it again! They brought a ton of handsome, fuzzy, mischievous bears and their admirers all over NYC for a really fun weekend.

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

NEWS | By Adriana Gomez Licon and Lindsay Whitehurst | Sep 21
The disappearance and almost-certain death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a several armchair detectives and others sharing tips and theories by via TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.

Watch: 'Nine Perfect Strangers' Star Luke Evans Thirst-Traps Working Out with Columbian Army

Watch: 'Nine Perfect Strangers' Star Luke Evans Thirst-Traps Working Out with Columbian Army

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
On "Nine Perfect Strangers," star Luke Evans shows off his toned body at every opportunity, thanks to scenes in a sauna. Now the actor is in Columbia, getting more in shape by training with the country's army for his new project.

Celebrity 'Gay-Baiting' Gets Hilariously Skewered on 'The Other Two'

Celebrity 'Gay-Baiting' Gets Hilariously Skewered on 'The Other Two'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 21
On the latest episode of "The Other Two," Cary goes on a date with an up-and-coming Hollywood actor, who may just be gay-baiting him for media attention.

'Dear Evan Hansen' Filmmakers Refine a Hit Broadway Musical

'Dear Evan Hansen' Filmmakers Refine a Hit Broadway Musical

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 21
Millions of people will get a chance to get to know the shy, teenager Evan Hansen this month, but Ben Platt is waving farewell.

Sarah Dash Who Sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, Dies

Sarah Dash Who Sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, Dies

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 21
Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade" — has died. She was 76.


News

Tennessee Gay Couple, Turned Away by Wedding Venue, Get Support, Plenty of Options

Tennessee Gay Couple, Turned Away by Wedding Venue, Get Support, Plenty of Options

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21
A gay couple in Tennessee who were bounced by a wedding venue because they are both men have been flooded with offers of wedding services at a discount since their story hit the news.


Business

Same-Sex Couple Sues Aetna Over Fertility Treatment's 'LGBTQ+ Tax'

Same-Sex Couple Sues Aetna Over Fertility Treatment's 'LGBTQ+ Tax'

FAMILY | Sep 17
Aetna is being sued by a lesbian couple who allege discrimination because the company requires higher out-of-pocket expenditures before covering fertility treatment for non-heterosexuals.


Technology

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15
An Australian entomologist has given the name Opaluma rupaul to a newly discovered species of soldier fly, a metallic-looking, rainbow insect he says earned the name for "serving fierce looks."


Finance

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Sep 12
When the nonessentials threaten to put your finances in jeopardy, it's important to keep your financial goals on track. Here are five strategies to help you navigate impulse spending.


Cars

Edmunds Compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

Edmunds Compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers, Edmunds | Sep 18
Which one of these hot hatches is the better buy? Edmunds' experts put the two speedy compacts head-to-head to determine a winner.


Style

Binary-Busting Designs Well-Represented at Emmys, Met Gala and NY Fashion Week

Binary-Busting Designs Well-Represented at Emmys, Met Gala and NY Fashion Week

FASHION | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21
This year's edition of New York Fashion Week brought a broader, freer sense of style to the catwalk, with a healthy representation from brands that seek to shed staid gender constraints.


Travel

An Insider's Look at Virgin Voyages' Inaugural Cruise Ship Scarlet Lady

An Insider's Look at Virgin Voyages' Inaugural Cruise Ship Scarlet Lady

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 21
Marketed as "Virgin Voyages — No Kids, No Kidding," the adult-only (18+) ship, in many ways, departs from traditional ship design. EDGE sent our travel editor for a firsthand look.