Gay Boston: The Latest

Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced, Leigh Barrett to Receive 'Sustained Excellence' Prize
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Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced, Leigh Barrett to Receive 'Sustained Excellence' Prize

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 18
Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers, and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 36th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 21, 2018.

Meghan's Choice: Will a Royal Tiara Grace the Big Day?

Meghan's Choice: Will a Royal Tiara Grace the Big Day?

STYLE | By Gregory Katz | Apr 19
Meghan Markle hasn't said if she will wear a tiara at her upcoming royal wedding, but if she does she'll be able to choose from one of the world's most remarkable jewelry collections.

Try Some TriBeCa - What to See at This Year's Film Festival

Try Some TriBeCa - What to See at This Year's Film Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Apr 18
This year's Tribeca Film Festival offers moviegoers an opportunity to saturate themselves in features, shorts, docs, immersive entertainment, prestigious panels, special events, and so much more.

Back Bay Neighbors to Celebrate the 23rd Annual Taste of the Back Bay
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Back Bay Neighbors to Celebrate the 23rd Annual Taste of the Back Bay

NEWS | Apr 18
The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB) is pleased to announce the restaurants and vendors that will be participating in its 23rd Annual Taste of the Back Bay.

Out High School Athlete Targeted By Westboro Baptist Church Celebrates Prom with Boyfriend

Out High School Athlete Targeted By Westboro Baptist Church Celebrates Prom with Boyfriend

NEWS | Apr 18
The high school athlete from Missouri who made headlines earlier this year when the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church protested his school has moved on to happier times, celebrating prom with his boyfriend.

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban to Co-Host Tony Awards

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban to Co-Host Tony Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 18
Pop singers-turned-Broadway-stars Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will co-host the Tony Awards, the theater industry's biggest ceremony.

Model Alliance Calls for Action Against Karl Lagerfeld for Calling Models 'Sordid Creatures'

Model Alliance Calls for Action Against Karl Lagerfeld for Calling Models 'Sordid Creatures'

STYLE | Apr 18
An organization that protects the rights of models has called for action against outspoken fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld.

Charlize Theron Not Leaving the US Over Concern About Racism, Black Children

Charlize Theron Not Leaving the US Over Concern About Racism, Black Children

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ryan Pearson | Apr 18
Charlize Theron isn't leaving the United States over racism concerns, but the white South Africa-born actress, who has adopted a black daughter and son, says she's "constantly concerned" about her children's safety.

After Outrage, 'Black Panther' Actor Apologizes for Gay Porn Past

After Outrage, 'Black Panther' Actor Apologizes for Gay Porn Past

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 18
An actor who appeared in the Marvel blockbuster "Black Panther" is apologizing to some fans who took issue with the gay porn career he had in his 20s, Face 2 Face Africa reports.

'Aww' or 'Eww?' Flowers from A Male Teacher's Husband Lead to Controversy

'Aww' or 'Eww?' Flowers from A Male Teacher's Husband Lead to Controversy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 18
For the teacher, a gift of flowers delivered to his classroom by his husband meant a "teachable moment" - but for others? Cue the gay teacher panic!

UK Hairdresser Sentenced to Life in Prison for Purposely Infecting Men with HIV

UK Hairdresser Sentenced to Life in Prison for Purposely Infecting Men with HIV

NEWS | Apr 18
A U.K. man who was convicted of attempting to deliberately infect at least 10 men with HIV has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 12 years.


News

'Gays Are Going to HELL' Rugby Star Blasted by Sports Colleagues

'Gays Are Going to HELL' Rugby Star Blasted by Sports Colleagues

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 18
Australian rugby star Israel Folau is in the news again, following up on his anti-gay Instagram post with a claim that he'll quit the sport before he compromises his beliefs. Meantime, fellow ruggers are voicing their displeasure.


Entertainment

 Review :: Life Sucks
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Review :: Life Sucks

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Apr 17
The cast of Epic Theatre Company's "Life Sucks," Aaron Posner's updating of Anton Chekhov's classic "Uncle Vanya," had the difficult task of following the Gamm Theatre's recent first-rate production.

 Review :: Knowing

Review :: Knowing

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Apr 18
The Nicolas Cage-starring apocalyptic thriller gets re-released on 4K Ultra HD.


Business

Chinese Exporters Scramble to Cope with Trump Tariff Hike

Chinese Exporters Scramble to Cope with Trump Tariff Hike

FINANCE | By Joe McDonald | Apr 18
Facing a possible U.S. tariff hike, one of China's biggest ball bearing makers, Cixin Group, is weighing plans to rush shipments to American customers before the increase makes its sales unprofitable.


Technology

Scientists Use River Model to Fight Erosion

Scientists Use River Model to Fight Erosion

SCIENCE | Apr 18
Scientists working on ways to fight coastal land loss in Louisiana are using a $4 million model replica of the lower Mississippi River - to isolate the best areas to divert nutrient-rich river water and sediment into rapidly eroding marshes.


Finance

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

HOME | By Marilyn Lewis | Mar 26
A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price.


Cars

Toyota to Start Deploying Vehicle-to-Vehicle Tech in 2021

Toyota to Start Deploying Vehicle-to-Vehicle Tech in 2021

AUTO NEWS | Apr 17
Toyota says it will start equipping models with technology to talk to other vehicles starting in 2021, as it tries to push safety communications forward. The company says most of its U.S. models should have the feature by the mid-2020s.


Health/Fitness

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 18
Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors.


Travel

For Americans, Big Changes in Travel to Cuba

For Americans, Big Changes in Travel to Cuba

By Michael Weissenstein | Apr 18
Raul Castro's time in office has seen dramatic changes in Americans' ability to travel to Cuba, with a dramatic opening under U.S. President Barack Obama, then a partial reduction under President Donald Trump.


Nightlife

Jeffrey Fashion Cares :: April 11, 2018

Jeffrey Fashion Cares :: April 11, 2018

FASHION | Apr 12
Jeffrey Fashion Cares held it's 15th annual fashion show on the Intrepid featuring cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, live auction and men's fashion show with proceeds going to Elton John Aids Foundation, Hetrick Martin Institute and Lambda Legal.