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Grown-Up Giving: Our Favorite Wine and Spirit Gifts of the Holiday Season

Grown-Up Giving: Our Favorite Wine and Spirit Gifts of the Holiday Season

STYLE | Dec 6

EDGE offers a shortlist of our favorite wine, spirits, cocktail concoctions and beverage-inspired gifts to take your gift-giving to the next level.

Ryan Landry Revisits Mrs. Grinchley, This Time with a Touch of Dickens

Ryan Landry Revisits Mrs. Grinchley, This Time with a Touch of Dickens

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 6

Ryan Landry and his Gold Dust Orphans have returned to their new South Boston digs with the writer/star appearing again as his iconic character, Mrs. Grinchley. This time, though, with a touch of Dickens.

Hugo Weaving Says Gay Actors Said No to 'Priscilla' Roles

Hugo Weaving Says Gay Actors Said No to 'Priscilla' Roles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 6

In a recent interview, Hugo Weaving claims that gay actors wanted nothing to do with "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert." He played drag queen Mitzi Del Bra in the 1994 cult classic.

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | Dec 6

In the 1970s and 1980s, Fred Halsted was a pioneer in hardcore queer depictions on screen. EDGE spoke with film historian Elizabeth Purchell about Halsted's controversial films and career.

EU Queer Rep Ruffles Conservatives with Controversial Virgin Mary IG

EU Queer Rep Ruffles Conservatives with Controversial Virgin Mary IG

NEWS | Dec 6

Last Wednesday in conjunction with World AIDS Day, German queer activist Riccardo Simonetti posted an IG of himself on the cover of Siegessäule Magazin that will likely provoke controversy. He is the European Union's LGBTQ+ goodwill ambassador.

Forbes Announces 2022's '30 Under 30' — Including LGBTQ+ Icons

Forbes Announces 2022's '30 Under 30' — Including LGBTQ+ Icons

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6

Forbes included an array of LGBTQ+ entertainers, sports figures, and others in 2022's "30 Under 30" list. Among them: Out NFL player Carl Nassib and "Dancing with the Stars" sensation JoJo Siwa.

Watch: Formula 1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Critiques Saudi Arabia's Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

Watch: Formula 1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Critiques Saudi Arabia's Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6

Seven-time world champ Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton slammed Saudi Arabia's "terrifying" anti-LGBTQ+ laws, and said he would not be racing there this weekend by choice.

Tom Ford Opens Up about Life after Husband's Death

Tom Ford Opens Up about Life after Husband's Death

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6

Fashion designer and filmmaker Tom Ford spoke in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal about life after the death of his husband, Richard Buckley, who died in September at age 72.

Is It Time to Change the Definition of 'Fully Vaccinated'?

Is It Time to Change the Definition of 'Fully Vaccinated'?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Victoria Knight | Dec 6

It's been more than six months since many Americans finished their vaccination course against covid; statistically, their immunity is waning.

Watch: Anida Tension's Favorite Holiday Gifts from dMart Gear

Watch: Anida Tension's Favorite Holiday Gifts from dMart Gear

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 6

New Jersey's hardest working housewife Anida Tension shares some of her favorite drag gifts and more from dMart Gear.

News

Jussie Smollett Trial to Resume with Defense Possibly Calling Him

Jussie Smollett Trial to Resume with Defense Possibly Calling Him

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 6

After two brothers told a jury how Jussie Smollett paid them to carry out a fake racist and anti-gay attack on himself in downtown Chicago, the big question when the actor's trial resumes Monday will be whether he will tell his side of the story.

Entertainment

Review: 'Citizen Kane' in 4K a Triumph of Technology

Review: 'Citizen Kane' in 4K a Triumph of Technology

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | Dec 6

Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" has earned the 4K Ultra HD treatment from The Criterion Collection with a four-disc release that's an essential physical edition of the much-loved masterwork.

Business

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

BUSINESS | 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

FINANCE | 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

CARS | 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.

Nightlife

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.