Gay Boston: The Latest

Dolly Parton and Sister Stella Head Out on Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Feb 12
Stella Parton is honoring her iconic sister with "Mountain Songbird: A Sister's Tribute," an album of re-recorded songs previously made famous by Dolly, with whom she will go on tour.

Big Brother is Still Watching :: Tim Dutton on '1984,' the Stage Play

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 12
The American Repertory Theater imports a British stage adaptation of George Orwell's novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four," and co-star Tim Dutton clues EDGE in as to the production and why it's unlike any previous version of the book.

DNR Resuscitated: The Return of Derek and Romaine

ENTERTAINMENT | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 11
Out of satellite radio and "bootstrapping it" on their own, gay and lesbian duo Derek and Romaine are back on the air.

Cruz App Data Collection Helps Campaign Read Minds of Voters

NEWS | By Michael Biesecker and Julie Bykowicz | Feb 11
Ted Cruz's "Cruz Crew" mobile app is designed to gather detailed information from its users' phones - tracking their physical movements and mining the names and contact information for friends who might want nothing to do with his campaign.

amfAR Raises Over $2 Million at Annual New York Gala

NEWS | Feb 11
Hollywood stars galore gathered at the 18th annual amfAR New York Gala to pay tribute to legendary Academy Award-winning film producer Harvey Weinstein for his longtime support of amfAR. The event raised over $2 million.

Trump Settles Lawsuit Against Univision

NEWS | Feb 11
Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants.

Ken Watanabe Due to Return to 'The King and I' on March 17

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 11
Ken Watanabe will return to his royal robes on Broadway in "The King and I" starting March 17 after he recovers from stomach cancer treatment.

Charlie Sheen Discusses Possibility of Taking PRO 140 for HIV

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 11
Yesterday, Nader Pourhassan, CEO of CytoDyn Inc., appeared on a popular TV show with HIV-positive sitcom star Charlie Sheen. Together before millions of viewers, they discussed the possibility of Sheen participating in a PRO 140 trial.

Target and Gwen Stefani Team Up to Create Live Music Video for New Single "Make Me Like You"

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 11
Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and three-time GRAMMY Award-winning superstar Gwen Stefani announced today that they are collaborating to produce the first music video ever created on live television.

Man Convicted of Killing Gay Banker in 90s Speaks Out After Prison Release

NEWS | Feb 11
A Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a gay banker in 1991 was released from prison in December, after serving a 23-year sentence, and is exclusively speaking out to ABC's Houston-affiliate station KTRK.


News

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

NATIONAL | By Seth Borenstein | Feb 11
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.


Business

With Restraint, YouTube Rolls Out Original Programming

CORPORATE | By Derrick J. Lang | Feb 12
For their leap into premium programming, YouTube isn't attempting to imitate Netflix, Hulu or Amazon, which offer films and shows rivaling traditional Hollywood content.


Technology

Obama Seeks Cybersecurity Boost to Replace 'Ancient' Tech

PERSONAL TECH | By Tami Abdollah | Feb 12
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.


Travel

Passes for PTown's INDEPENDENCE 2016 On Sale Now

Feb 11
The Crown & Anchor, Provincetown's premier destination for events and entertainment, is pleased to announce passes for the week long 4th of July celebration, INDEPENDENCE 2016 are now on sale


Nightlife

Speed Dating for LGBT Women Benefits Boston Dyke March

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Feb 11
On Saturday, February 13, Boston women can have the chance of meeting the girl of their dreams, when Dyke Night holds their annual Love Machine Valentine's Party with Speed Dating at Machine Nightclub.