Gay Boston: The Latest

Openly Gay Rock Singer Changing Tune on Mormon Religion

Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, the lead singer of a popular rock band is denouncing his faith in his latest music video.

Judge: California Police Targeted Gays in Sting Operations

NEWS | May 1
A judge who said police improperly targeted gay men in sting operations has dismissed charges of lewd conduct and indecent exposure against a man who was arrested in a public bathroom.

Obama Out: President Closes Out His Run as Comedian-in-Chief

NEWS | By Douglass K. Daniel | May 1
President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time - wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.

Thousands March in Moscow's Red Square for May Day Rally

NEWS | May 1
Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:

New Documentary Takes A Look LGBT Youth Homelessness

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christiana Lilly | May 1
Moved statistics about GLBT homeless youth and the fact that he had walked by these kids so many times, the founder of Lumiere Productions, decided to spread the word by making a documentary -- "A Road to Home."

Movie 'Doctor Strange' Turns Tibetan Man Into European Woman

ENTERTAINMENT | By Louise Watt | May 1
A Tibetan male character from the "Doctor Strange" comic books presented such a potential political minefield to Marvel that in the film version they cast a Caucasian woman in the role.

'RuPaul's Drag Race': Thorgy Thor

ENTERTAINMENT | By Scott Holland | May 1
In Week 7 of "Drag Race," Thorgy sashayed away. But never fear: She's here with an exclusive interview!

His Lola Adventure

ARTS & CULTURE | By Richard Dodds | May 1
He did not create the role of Lola in "Kinky Boots," but it sometimes seems like the role was created for him.

Vexing Year for Lesbian GGNRA Superintendent

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 1
Since being named the GGNRA's superintendent last May, Christine Lehnertz's life has been far from tranquil. Over the last 12 months she has been at the center of a number of public controversies.

President Barack Obama's Last Chance to Zing Washington

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Apr 30
President Barack Obama will get one more chance on Saturday to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself as he attends his final White House Correspondents' Dinner.


Business

Alaska Weighing Rules to Allow Use of Pot At Licensed Stores

LEGAL | By Becky Bohrer | May 1
Alaska could soon become the first state in the nation to allow on-site consumption of marijuana in some businesses that will sell pot.


Technology

Three Apps You Can Hookup On and Didn't Know It

PERSONAL TECH | By Chris Ayla | May 1
The list of hookup apps is spreading worse than the Macarena craze. But I've noticed a trend in these new up-and-cumming (pun intended) apps where it's becoming more difficult to just do... a... simple... hookup.


Finance

Thinking Inside the Box: Shipping Container Homes

REAL ESTATE | By Terry Tang | Apr 29
A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box. The structures usually used to transport cargo have been transformed into eight apartments.


Style

Makeup Trends Bring Out the Best in Men

GROOMING | By Lawrence Aaron | May 1
For those days when we haven't gotten enough sleep or just look tired, we could all use a boost. We're happy to see that men are now letting their true selves shine through - with the help of a little makeup.