Gay Boston: The Latest

New Theater Piece 'Irresistible' Explores the Tumult of Our Times
Boston, MA

New Theater Piece 'Irresistible' Explores the Tumult of Our Times

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 18
Liars & Believers (LAB), continues its risk-taking experimentation with its latest collaborative innovation, "Irresistible," a performance piece that explores the social forces tearing at the fabric of our nation.

Suspects In Jail Following Horrific Murder, Burning of South African Lesbians

Suspects In Jail Following Horrific Murder, Burning of South African Lesbians

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19
South Africa is the only country in the world where the rights of gays and lesbians are enshrined in the constitution, but LGBTQs remain in danger -- none more so than openly lesbian women.

'Call Me By Your Name,' 'Lady Bird' Land GLAAD Nominations

'Call Me By Your Name,' 'Lady Bird' Land GLAAD Nominations

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
Five feature films including "The Shape of Water" and "Call Me By Your Name" have been nominated for GLAAD Media Awards, one year after it found only two films to honor for gay-inclusive story lines and characters.

What Happens When The Government Shuts Down?

What Happens When The Government Shuts Down?

NEWS | Jan 19
It's a crummy way to run a government, sure, but Social Security checks will still go out.

Royal Close Shave: Prince William Opts for Dramatic Buzz Cut

Royal Close Shave: Prince William Opts for Dramatic Buzz Cut

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
The hair on the heir is no longer quite so apparent.

Listen: Kylie Minogue's New Single 'Dancing' Arrives, Album Release Date Announced

Listen: Kylie Minogue's New Single 'Dancing' Arrives, Album Release Date Announced

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
It's a big day for Kylie Minogue fans!

In 'Alienist,' Dakota Fanning Breaks 1890s Rules for Women

In 'Alienist,' Dakota Fanning Breaks 1890s Rules for Women

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jan 19
Dakota Fanning was unfazed by being on her own for six months in Budapest or the dark nature of the TV series that brought her there, TNT's adaptation of "The Alienist," Caleb Carr's 1994 novel.

 Bruhl Debuts New Killer Thriller Series 'The Alienist'

Bruhl Debuts New Killer Thriller Series 'The Alienist'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
In New York, Daniel Bruhl, Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans premiere TNT's new period thriller series "The Alienist" - which tells the story of a 19th century psychologist hunting a vicious serial killer.

Nancy Pelosi Confirms She's a Judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' 3

Nancy Pelosi Confirms She's a Judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' 3

NEWS | Jan 19
The guest judges for "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" 3 were ru-vealed Thursday, which included celebs like Titus Burgess, Chris Colfer, Vanessa Williams and more. But what shocked "Drag Race" fans was seeing Nancy Pelosi's name on the list.

Toronto Police Arrest Man for 2 Deaths, Say Might be More

Toronto Police Arrest Man for 2 Deaths, Say Might be More

NEWS | Jan 19
Months after dismissing fears about a potential serial killer prowling Toronto's gay village, police said they arrested a man Thursday who they allege is responsible for the presumed deaths of at least two men who disappeared from the neighborhood.

Australian Trans Prostitute Convicted for Infecting Man with HIV

Australian Trans Prostitute Convicted for Infecting Man with HIV

NEWS | Jan 19
An Australian jury on Friday convicted a transgender prostitute of causing grievous bodily harm by knowingly infecting a client with HIV.


News

New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

NATIONAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 19
Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral-religious grounds


Entertainment

 Review :: Shakespeare in Love
Boston, MA

Review :: Shakespeare in Love

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Jan 18
Director Scott Edmiston's production currently at Speakeasy Stage will certainly delight fans of the movie as well as anyone looking for a pleasant distraction. It is visually appealing, cheerful, and buoyant - everything you want in a romantic comedy.

 Review :: Forever My Girl

Review :: Forever My Girl

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Jan 19
This wish fulfillment movie is as heartfelt and sentimental as a Collin Raye ballad, but if you're looking for complex characters or realistic human interaction, look elsewhere.


Business

Maybe Next Time: Cities See Failed Amazon Bids As Trial Runs

Maybe Next Time: Cities See Failed Amazon Bids As Trial Runs

FINANCE | By Corey Williams | Jan 19
For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon's second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities.


Technology

Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Jan 19
The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan.


Cars

Volkswagen Sells Record 10.74 Million Vehicles in 2017

Volkswagen Sells Record 10.74 Million Vehicles in 2017

AUTO NEWS | Jan 19
Volkswagen's sales rose 4.3 percent from 10.30 million in 2016, when the company passed Japan's Toyota to become the globe's largest auto producer for that year.


Style

James Beard Foundation Announces 2018 America's Classics Award Honorees

James Beard Foundation Announces 2018 America's Classics Award Honorees

FOOD/DRINK | Jan 19
The James Beard Foundation has announced the five recipients of its 2018 America's Classics award. The award is given to restaurants that have timeless appeal and are cherished for quality food that reflects the character of their community.


Health/Fitness

Blood Test to Detect Cancer Gives Promising Results

Blood Test to Detect Cancer Gives Promising Results

HEALTH | By Marilyn Marchione | Jan 19
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.


Nightlife

Tiger Mama Debuts Sunday Brunch
Boston, MA

Tiger Mama Debuts Sunday Brunch

LOCAL | Jan 11
New year, new brunch. Tiffani Faison's Tiger Mama rings in 2018 with a take on brunch that can't be found anywhere else in the city.

Super Trade @ Schimanski :: January 15, 2018

Super Trade @ Schimanski :: January 15, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 15
Brian Rafferty Productions brought Super Trade to Brooklyn's Schimanski on MLK weekend with DJ Dani Toro from Barcelona and special guest Lindsay Lohan.