Gay New York City: The Latest

So, I've Heard: Winter Nights at NYC's Birdland

So, I've Heard: Winter Nights at NYC's Birdland

ENTERTAINMENT | By Rob Lester | Jan 28
While it may be true that most birds fly south for the winter (and who can blame them?), there are still plenty of songbirds chirping on stage at Birdland in cold Manhattan.

'Minari,' a Korean Immigrant Drama, Breaks Out at Sundance

'Minari,' a Korean Immigrant Drama, Breaks Out at Sundance

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jan 28
After the premiere of "Minari" at the Sundance Film Festival director Lee Isaac Chung quoted the author Willa Cather to explain how he had come to write a film based on his childhood, when his Korean family moved to rural Arkansas.

Watch: Ellen DeGeneres Gives Heartfelt Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Watch: Ellen DeGeneres Gives Heartfelt Tribute to Kobe Bryant

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28
Ellen DeGeneres took a moment out of her usually cheery daytime talkshow to delivery a tearful and heartfelt tribute to basket ball star Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash Sunday.

Watch: Freeform Shares Trailer for Gay Romcom 'The Thing About Harry'

Watch: Freeform Shares Trailer for Gay Romcom 'The Thing About Harry'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 28
Disney's Freeform is sharing the trailer for "The Thing About Harry," an upcoming gay romcom starring "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jake Borelli and Niko Terho.

When Lesbians Led the Women's Suffrage Movement

When Lesbians Led the Women's Suffrage Movement

BUSINESS | By EDGE | Jan 28
As Americans commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which granted voting rights to some — but not all — women, it is important to acknowledge the lesbian leaders of the suffrage movement.

In #MeToo Era, Kobe and Other Athletes Often Get a Pass

In #MeToo Era, Kobe and Other Athletes Often Get a Pass

NEWS | By Eddie Pells | Jan 28
Folded conveniently into the narratives about his "complicated past" was the detail about Kobe Bryant that could've wrecked him.

Is it OK for Teens to Drink Coffee?

Is it OK for Teens to Drink Coffee?

STYLE | Jan 28
One researcher says that one daily cup of coffee won't harm kids over the age of 12 — as long as they avoid all other sources of caffeine.

Hospital Group Fights Drug Shortages by Making Needed Meds

Hospital Group Fights Drug Shortages by Making Needed Meds

BUSINESS | By Linda A. Johnson | Jan 28
U.S. hospitals fed up with shortages of critical medicines — mostly generic drugs that aren't profitable — have banded together. Seven hospital systems and three philanthropies formed nonprofit CivicaRx in 2018 to produce what they need.

Bloomberg: Translating His Mayoral Health Care Record to the National Stage

Bloomberg: Translating His Mayoral Health Care Record to the National Stage

NEWS | By Shefali Luthra | Jan 28
How much credit does Bloomberg deserve for New York City's health care record? Most important ? what can it tell us about how he might approach health care from the Oval Office?

New 'SNL' Star Bowen Yang Opens Up About Parents Sending Him to Conversion Therapy

New 'SNL' Star Bowen Yang Opens Up About Parents Sending Him to Conversion Therapy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28
Openly gay "Saturday Night Live" cast member Bowen Yang, in an extensive interview with the New York Times, revealed that when he was a teenager his parents sent him to so-called "conversion" therapy.


News

Expert: HIV Meds Might Help Combat Coronavirus

Expert: HIV Meds Might Help Combat Coronavirus

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28
An expert in SARS - Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome - says that HIV medicines might help combat the deadly new strain of coronavirus that has gripped China and sparked global fears of a pandemic.


Entertainment

 Review :: Romeo & Bernadette
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Review :: Romeo & Bernadette

THEATRE | By Rob Lester | Jan 28
It may have taken well over 400 years, but there's a knockout, out-and-out hilarious new take on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" so clever and well performed that you can say it's been worth waiting centuries for.

 Review :: The Golden Glove

Review :: The Golden Glove

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Jan 28
Fans of "The Last Podcast on the Left" may appreciate this dark comedy/horror film from German director Fatih Akin.


Business

UK Faces Choice on Huawei with Global Implications

UK Faces Choice on Huawei with Global Implications

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelvin Chan | Jan 28
Britain faces a crucial choice on Tuesday over whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies to build its next-generation wireless networks.


Technology

Iran, Photos Suggest A U.S.-Criticized Satellite Launch Looms

Iran, Photos Suggest A U.S.-Criticized Satellite Launch Looms

PERSONAL TECH | By Jon Gambrell | Jan 28
Iranian officials and satellite images suggest the Islamic Republic is preparing to a launch a satellite into space after three major failures last year, the latest for a program which the U.S. claims helps Tehran advance its ballistic missile program.


Cars

GM to Invest $2.2B in Detroit to Build Electric Vehicles

GM to Invest $2.2B in Detroit to Build Electric Vehicles

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 28
General Motors is spending $2.2 billion to refurbish an underused Detroit factory so it can build a series of electric and self-driving vehicles, eventually employing 2,200 people.


Style

4 Cozy Warm Drink Recipes for Winter

4 Cozy Warm Drink Recipes for Winter

FOOD/DRINK | Jan 28
Plant-based recipe developer Nicole Rizza (More Salt Please) offers four recipes to get you through the chilly winter months, including peppermint hot chocolate, turmeric latte, apple cider and egg nog.


Travel

Curtain Up: A 72-Hour Theater Adventure in London

Curtain Up: A 72-Hour Theater Adventure in London

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 27
Book a flight and "hop the pond" to London, which EDGE named as one of the must-visit destinations of 2020. Three full days will enable you to hit major sites around town and get an insider's look at the theatrical traditions dating back to Shakespeare.


Nightlife

Madonna Cancels Another Concert Date Citing Injuries

Madonna Cancels Another Concert Date Citing Injuries

CELEBRITIES | Jan 27
Madonna has canceled another tour date from her "Madame X" tour, saying she won't be able to perform in London on Jan. 27 due to injuries.