Gay Denver: The Latest

How Coronavirus Deranges the Immune System in Complex and Deadly Ways

How Coronavirus Deranges the Immune System in Complex and Deadly Ways

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Liz Szabo | Mar 6
Scientists say unprepared immune cells appear to be responding to the coronavirus with a devastating release of chemicals, inflicting damage that may endure long after the threat has been eliminated.

Study Finds Mask Mandates, Dining Out Influence Virus Spread

Study Finds Mask Mandates, Dining Out Influence Virus Spread

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mike Stobbe | Mar 6
A new national study adds strong evidence that mask mandates can slow the spread of the coronavirus, and that allowing dining at restaurants can increase cases and deaths.

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Mar 6
None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts.

Sydney's LGBTQI Mardi Gras Goes Ahead - with Restrictions

Sydney's LGBTQI Mardi Gras Goes Ahead - with Restrictions

NEWS | Mar 6
Sydney's annual iconic Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras went ahead on Saturday, only in a different format due to coronavirus restrictions.

Obsessed with Movies — Talking with TCM's Dave Karger

Obsessed with Movies — Talking with TCM's Dave Karger

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Mar 5
Dave Karger has been passionate about movies since he was a kid and pursued a career as an entertainment journalist. More recently he is one of the hosts on Turner Classic Movies. EDGE spoke to Karger about his career.

Gay Costa Mesa Club Pays Tribute to Dolly Parton With New Mural

Gay Costa Mesa Club Pays Tribute to Dolly Parton With New Mural

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 5
Strut, a gay club in Costa Mesa, Calif., will unveil a new mural paying tribute to country music legend Dolly Parton and frontline medical workers in the pandemic.

Edie Falco To Play Hillary Clinton in Upcoming 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'

Edie Falco To Play Hillary Clinton in Upcoming 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 5
Edie Falco has signed on to play Hillary Clinton in "Impeachment: American Crime Story," the third installment of the Ryan Murphy-created series.

Lil Nas X Claps Back At Homophobic Comments From Tekashi SixNine With DM Receipts

Lil Nas X Claps Back At Homophobic Comments From Tekashi SixNine With DM Receipts

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Mar 5
Following homophobic comments made on Instagram about him by rapper Tekashi Six Nine, Lil Nas X responded by exposing DM's between them on TikTok.

Biden Appoints Reggie Greer To Senior Advisor On LGBTQ Issues

Biden Appoints Reggie Greer To Senior Advisor On LGBTQ Issues

NEWS | By Brendan Walker | Mar 5
President Biden appointed Reggie Greer, the LGBTQ engagement director for his campaign, as a senior advisor on LGBTQ issues for the current administration on Wednesday.

Accidentally Trashed, Thawed or Expired: Reports of Covid Vaccine Spoilage

Accidentally Trashed, Thawed or Expired: Reports of Covid Vaccine Spoilage

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | Mar 5
As the speed of covid vaccinations picks up, so do the reports of doses going to waste. And it's more than just a handful at the end of the day because of a few appointment cancellations.


Business

Senate Dems Strike Jobless Aid Deal, Relief Bill OK in Sight

Senate Dems Strike Jobless Aid Deal, Relief Bill OK in Sight

By Alan Fram | Mar 6
Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a logjam that had stalled the party's showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.


Technology

In Latest Test Flight, SpaceX Starship Explodes on Impact

In Latest Test Flight, SpaceX Starship Explodes on Impact

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Mar 4
SpaceX's futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air.


Finance

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

By Michelle Black, Contributor and Caroline Lupini, Editor | Mar 3
If President Biden has his way, he will create a public credit reporting agency (CRA) to compete with the three major credit bureaus and maybe one day replace them altogether.


Style

Out Chef April Stamm on the Rise of Vegan Cuisine

Out Chef April Stamm on the Rise of Vegan Cuisine

FOOD/DRINK | By Merryn Johns | Mar 5
Chef April Stamm helps launch the Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy, a newly opened specialized cooking school in Boulder, Colorado.


Health/Fitness

In California, Caregivers of People With Disabilities Are Being Turned Away at COVID Vaccine Sites

In California, Caregivers of People With Disabilities Are Being Turned Away at COVID Vaccine Sites

HEALTH | By Jackie Fortiér | Mar 5
In California, confusion and botched communication has caused some eligible parents and family caregivers of people with disabilities to be turned away at covid vaccination sites.


Travel

Free Flights in Real Life: 3 Award Booking Services Put to the Test

Free Flights in Real Life: 3 Award Booking Services Put to the Test

By Becky Pokora | Mar 5
With a vaccine roll-out and visions of luxury travel in my head, I contacted three of the best award booking services with three different potential trip requests for late 2021 to see if they really did save me miles and time.


Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

BARS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26
Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.