LGBTQ News and More

Hospital Patient Without COVID Shot Denied Heart Transplant

Hospital Patient Without COVID Shot Denied Heart Transplant

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Philip Marcelo, Rodrique Ngowi | Jan 27

A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

South Dakota House Committee Approves Trans Athlete Ban

South Dakota House Committee Approves Trans Athlete Ban

NEWS | By Stephen Groves | Jan 27

A South Dakota House committee on Wednesday approved a proposal from Republican Gov. Kristi Noem to ban transgender women and girls from competing in school sports leagues that match their gender identity.

Buttigieg Vows Help as US Car Fatalities Keep Spiking Higher

Buttigieg Vows Help as US Car Fatalities Keep Spiking Higher

NEWS | By Hope Yen | Jan 27

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is vowing to help stem rising traffic fatalities, releasing a broad-based strategy aimed at reducing speed, redesigning roads and boosting car safety features such as automatic emergency braking.

Moderna Begins Testing Omicron-Matched COVID Shots in Adults

Moderna Begins Testing Omicron-Matched COVID Shots in Adults

HEALTH/FITNESS | Jan 27

Moderna has begun testing an omicron-specific COVID-19 booster in healthy adults.

Democrats Eye Supreme Court Pick to Revive 2022 Prospects

Democrats Eye Supreme Court Pick to Revive 2022 Prospects

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Jan 27

Democrats stung by a series of election year failures to deliver legislative wins for their most loyal voters hope they'll be buoyed by the prospect that President Joe Biden will name the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino, Viktor & Rolf and More

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino, Viktor & Rolf and More

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 27

More from Paris Fashion Week, including Valentino and Viktor & Rolf among other couture collections.

6 Favorite Domestic Destinations for a Romantic LGBTQ+ Getaway

6 Favorite Domestic Destinations for a Romantic LGBTQ+ Getaway

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jan 27

EDGE offers six of our favorite LGBTQ+-friendly Valentine's Day getaway ideas, even though any day is an excuse for a romantic weekend.

Rosie O'Donnell Puts It Out There — She Is Not Che Diaz

Rosie O'Donnell Puts It Out There — She Is Not Che Diaz

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 27

Who is Che Diaz? Michael Che didn't know on "Saturday Night Live." Now Rosie O'Donnell says she is not the "And Just Like That" character, played by Sara Ramirez.

'Jeopardy!' Champ Amy Schneider Opens a New Chapter for Show

'Jeopardy!' Champ Amy Schneider Opens a New Chapter for Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jan 26

One word made all the difference Wednesday on "Jeopardy!" Champion Amy Schneider's dazzling streak on the quiz show is over, snapped by a Chicago librarian after 40 consecutive wins and nearly $1.4 million in prize money.

Review: On Stage, 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' Is a Jubilant High

Review: On Stage, 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' Is a Jubilant High

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Taft | Jan 26

Why this show never transferred to Broadway is a head-scratcher, especially since it is (finally) an original show not based on a book or hit film.

News

AP Sources: Justice Breyer to Retire; Biden to Fill Vacancy

AP Sources: Justice Breyer to Retire; Biden to Fill Vacancy

NEWS | By Mark Sherman and Michael Balsamo | Jan 26

Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday.

Entertainment

What's Worth Watching at Sundance, Part One

What's Worth Watching at Sundance, Part One

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jan 26

Sundance 2022 may have been forced to go full virtual because of the Omicron outbreak, but that hasn't stopped it from being a terrifically impressive fest in terms of quality.

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.

Cars

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

UK's Bentley Pouring Billions into Electric Car Overhaul

CARS | Jan 26

Luxury automaker Bentley said Wednesday it is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing to accelerate its electric vehicle development plan, joining other auto brands shifting away from gasoline engines.

Style

Grace Kelly's Daughter on Horseback for Chanel and More From Paris Fashion Week

Grace Kelly's Daughter on Horseback for Chanel and More From Paris Fashion Week

STYLE | Jan 26

Nobody expected the granddaughter of Princess Grace Kelly to appear out of nowhere atop an actual racing horse at Chanel's spectacular Paris Fashion Week show.

Nightlife

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

NIGHTLIFE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24

The Flesh Queer Festival featuring EDM and camping is among the UK's best LGBTQ+ events of 2022, which also includes anniversary Pride celebrations in Birmingham and London.