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Don't Miss BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon Holiday Show (And It's Streaming This Week)

Don't Miss BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon Holiday Show (And It's Streaming This Week)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Dec 5
In their bigger and better holiday show, BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon deck the halls with drag delirium.

Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B Wrap Up Over The Top Miami Art Week

Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B Wrap Up Over The Top Miami Art Week

NEWS | By Kelli Kennedy | Dec 5
The over-the-top parties and star-studded shows surrounding Miami's Art Basel wrapped up this weekend with performances by Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B and rocker Lenny Kravitz.

Audiences Go for a Second Helping of 'Encanto'

Audiences Go for a Second Helping of 'Encanto'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 5
Leftovers were on the menu for moviegoers in North America this weekend. "Encanto," "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" and "House of Gucci" repeated in the top three spots, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

Kennedy Center Honors and its Traditions Are Back Once More

Kennedy Center Honors and its Traditions Are Back Once More

NEWS | By Ashraf Khali | Dec 5
The Kennedy Center Honors is returning to tradition this year.

Senate Leader, Presidential Candidate Bob Dole Dies at 98

Senate Leader, Presidential Candidate Bob Dole Dies at 98

NEWS | By John Hanna and Cal Woodward | Dec 5
Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.

Defense Accuses Brother in Smollett Case of Having Sex with the Actor in Bathhouse

Defense Accuses Brother in Smollett Case of Having Sex with the Actor in Bathhouse

NEWS | Dec 5
The defense in the Jessie Smollett trial went on the offensive this week when cross-examining the two brothers whom the ex-"Empire" actor was said to have hired for a staged hate crime incident in Chicago in January 2019.

Thirst-trapping IG Influencer Jordan Firstman Says Gay Struggles Are Not Over

Thirst-trapping IG Influencer Jordan Firstman Says Gay Struggles Are Not Over

Thirst-trapping & self-described "closeted gay" Instagram comic Jordan Firstman discussed the state of gay life in an interview with pop star Charli XCX on the singer's BBC Sounds podcast "Best Song Ever.

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 5
Sidetrack the Video Bar hosted their 10th Santa Speedo Run to benefit Center on Halsted, the LGBTQ+ community center. Registration began at noon and after a singalong of "Jingle Balls" participants ran a mile through Lakeview East.

Explainer: Jussie Smollett's Turn to Testify. Will He?

Explainer: Jussie Smollett's Turn to Testify. Will He?

NEWS | By Don Babwin | Dec 5
The big question when the actor's trial resumes Monday will be whether or not Jussie Smollett will tell his side of the story.

AP-US-School-Shooting-Michigan-School's-Handling

AP-US-School-Shooting-Michigan-School's-Handling

NEWS | By Corey Williams | Dec 5
A third party will investigate events at Oxford High School that occurred before a school shooting that left four students dead.


News

More Omicron Detected as Hospitals Strain Under Delta Surge

More Omicron Detected as Hospitals Strain Under Delta Surge

NATIONAL | By Carolyn Thompson | Dec 5
New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight.


Business

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

SPORTS | By Eddie Pells | Dec 4
Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white.


Finance

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

HOME | By Ken Sweet | Dec 2
As Americans shop for the holidays, they will likely see a swarm of offers to get their gifts now but pay for them later in fixed monthly installments.


Cars

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Dec 5
The new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors and serves as an intriguing alternative to a well-known off-roading icon: The Jeep Wrangler.


Style

Holiday Shoppers Navigate Shortages with Mixed Results

Holiday Shoppers Navigate Shortages with Mixed Results

HOME | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 3
The pandemic-induced supply chain snarls have created unprecedented shortages across all types of products for holiday gift-giving.


Travel

Ultimate Orlando: 14 New and Unique Experiences for Your Next Florida Vacation

Ultimate Orlando: 14 New and Unique Experiences for Your Next Florida Vacation

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 4
Orlando continues to rank as one of the most popular destinations for LGBTQ+ travelers. EDGE highlights some of Orlando's newest attractions, restaurants and hotels.


Nightlife

Drag Queens On Ice @ Union Square Ice-Skating Rink San Francisco :: December 2, 2021

Drag Queens On Ice @ Union Square Ice-Skating Rink San Francisco :: December 2, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 4
The Queens and Kings of San Francisco brought their gay appeal to the Union Square ice-skating rink along with plenty of holiday cheer. Guest appearances included Denali Foxx from RuPaul's Drag Race and Brian Boitano.