Entertainment :: Culture

Out There :: Aromatherapy Reading

By Roberto Friedman | Oct 21
As we've no doubt told you before, Out There is a most promiscuous reader. We're slutty for words on paper, preferably between hard covers. Here's a little of what we've had in our hot little hands lately.

Standing Ovation At Met Opera Despite Protest

By Verena Dobnik | Oct 20
Politicians including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Peter King joined a crowd of demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday.

LGBT History Month: Margaret Cho and Lee Daniels

By Mike Halterman | Oct 19
October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum's LGBT History Month icon list. This week: Comedian Margaret Cho and filmmaker Lee Daniels.

Queer Comics: A Few of Comic Books' More Groundbreaking LGBT Characters

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 19
Just who's who and who's gay in the four-color world of comics? The question is sometimes open to interpretation, but increasingly just open as gay superheroes emerge from the closet.

Paris Sculpture Deflated; Will Stay That Way

Oct 19
A controversial green art installation on Paris' tony Place Vendome has been taken down after being vandalized overnight.

LGBT Comic Book Characters Going Mainstream

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Oct 18
When the loveable red-headed Archie of Archie Comics died this year saving his gay best friend Kevin Keller it was a turning in the history of LGBT characters in mainstream comics.

Miami's Wynwood Now Official Tourist Site

Oct 16
Miami's Wynwood arts district is now an official tourist destination. How do we know? Mayor Tomas Regalado has inaugurated the first visitor stands for the warehouse-turned-gallery neighborhood.

Travis Wall Shapes Dance with New Show

By Kevin Taft | Oct 14
Since appearing on "So You Think You Can Dance," Travis Wall has gone from competitor to Emmy Award-nominated choreographer. He has also worked with a number of friends on "Shaping Sound," a dance show currently on a national tour. EDGE spoke to Wall.

LGBT History Month :: Freddie Mercury and Armistead Maupin

By Mike Halterman | Oct 12
October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum's LGBT History Month icon list, to showcase the great things LGBT people have done, and are doing.

Oops: Texas News Station Tweets Gay Porn Instead of Traffic Report

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 11
A local Austin, Texas, news station spiced things up Wednesday when it tweeted some gay porn instead of a standard evening traffic report.