Gay Atlanta: The Latest

With Much Respect, Cynthia Erivo Takes on Queen Of Soul

With Much Respect, Cynthia Erivo Takes on Queen Of Soul

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 1
Cynthia Erivo is playing Aretha Franklin in the eight-episode series debuting March 21 on the National Geographic channel. The Associated Press spoke to her about playing the Queen of Soul.

Tonywatch: Clint Ramos on Designing a Better Broadway

Tonywatch: Clint Ramos on Designing a Better Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Mar 1
The audience watching the searing and provocative "Slave Play" on Broadway often caught a glimpse of themselves onstage — in more ways than one.That's because set designer Clint Ramos had built giant mirrors behind the actors.

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting

NEWS | By Stefanie Dazio | Mar 1
Lady Gaga's dog walker, who was shot last week during a robbery in Hollywood when two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen, described the violence and his recovery "from a very close call with death" in social media posts Monday.

States Easing Virus Restrictions Despite Experts' Warnings

States Easing Virus Restrictions Despite Experts' Warnings

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Heather Hollingsworth, Tammy Webber | Mar 1
With the U.S. vaccination drive picking up speed and a third formula on the way, states eager to reopen for business are easing coronavirus restrictions despite warnings from health experts.

UK Drag Wig Designer Dan W Chapman Reveals the Secrets to Winning Wigs

UK Drag Wig Designer Dan W Chapman Reveals the Secrets to Winning Wigs

UK hairstylist and wig designer Dan W Chapman offers an insider's look at creating sculptural hair for drag queen Joe Black and other drag performers.

With Much Respect, Cynthia Erivo Takes on Queen of Soul

With Much Respect, Cynthia Erivo Takes on Queen of Soul

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 1
The Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy.

PopUps: K-Pop Star Wonho Celebrates 28th Birthday with Adorable Snap

PopUps: K-Pop Star Wonho Celebrates 28th Birthday with Adorable Snap

Not long after taking the internet by storm thanks to a few sexy Instagram photos, K-pop star Wonho is celebrating his 28th birthday — with another cute pic, of course.

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Donates $1M Home to LGBTQ Youth Group

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Donates $1M Home to LGBTQ Youth Group

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 1
Straight ally and frontman for the band Imagine Dragons Dan Reynolds has donated his childhood home in Las Vegas to an organization that supports LGBTQ youth.

LOL: Gym Bros Took the 'Cake Test' — Now They Test Their Junk

LOL: Gym Bros Took the 'Cake Test' — Now They Test Their Junk

In the LOL department are a pair of tests that gym bros are taking because, well, they are.

Jonathan Rachman on Survival, Style and Timeless Taste

Jonathan Rachman on Survival, Style and Timeless Taste

STYLE | By Ryan Leeds | Mar 1
Out interior designer Jonathan Rachman chats with EDGE about his compelling new memoir, "The Garlic Peanut Story," and his sought-after design philosophy that will work with any budget.


News

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Canceled from LGTBQ Gala

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Canceled from LGTBQ Gala

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 1
Andrew Cuomo had been slated to headline this year's gala by the LGBT Bar of New York, but the group scratched him in the wake of allegations that Cuomo had acted in appropriately toward a female former staffer.


Entertainment

10 Highly Anticipated Movies at the 2021 Berlin Film Festival

10 Highly Anticipated Movies at the 2021 Berlin Film Festival

MOVIES | By C.J. Prince | Mar 1
The 71st edition of the Berlin Film Festival begins (virtually) for the press this week, with a proper in-person event this summer. EDGE contributor C.J. Prince breaks down the 10 most exciting films playing at this staggered edition of the festival.


Business

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

NATIONAL | By Kevin Freking | Feb 27
The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses.


Technology

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

INTERNATIONAL | By Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng | Mar 1
Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information.


Finance

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

NATIONAL | By Jim Mustian and David B. Caruso | Feb 23
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. fought for a year and a half to get access to former President Donald Trump's tax records.


Cars

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Mar 1
Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and an infusion of new technology features.


Style

Seattle Ups Its Indoor Dining Game, Seahawks-Style

Seattle Ups Its Indoor Dining Game, Seahawks-Style

FOOD/DRINK | By Ted S. Warren | Mar 1
Sick of the same old, same old pandemic dining? Seattle says: Game on. For a limited time, foodies can score a socially distanced, outdoor meal at the home of the city's NFL team, the Seahawks.


Health/Fitness

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

HEALTH | By Phil Galewitz, Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Mar 1
Shifting to an age-based priority system has frustrated people with health conditions such as cancer or diabetes who thought they would be next in line.


Travel

Saddle Up For a Good Time in Plano, Texas

Saddle Up For a Good Time in Plano, Texas

By Kelsy Chauvin | Mar 1
Across the Lone Star State are pockets of early American history, untouched nature and trademark gastronomy. But few cities in Texas kick up so many of those enticing experiences in one compact destination as Plano.


Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

BARS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26
Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.