Gay Boston: The Latest

Letter Penned a Day Before Titanic Sank Sold at UK Auction

Letter Penned a Day Before Titanic Sank Sold at UK Auction

NEWS | Oct 22
A letter written by one of the Titanic's passengers a day before the ocean liner sank has sold for 126,000 pounds ($166,000) at an auction in England.

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Leaves Jail, Goes to Rally

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Leaves Jail, Goes to Rally

NEWS | Oct 22
Alexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, has been released from jail after a 20-day sentence for calling an unauthorized demonstration.

Directors Guild Files Disciplinary Charges Against Weinstein

Directors Guild Files Disciplinary Charges Against Weinstein

NEWS | Oct 22
The Directors Guild of America announced Saturday it has filed disciplinary charges against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

'At Home with Amy Sedaris' Hilariously Skewers Cooking & Crafting TV

'At Home with Amy Sedaris' Hilariously Skewers Cooking & Crafting TV

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
Amy Sedaris's new variety show "At Home with Amy Sedaris"debuts Oct. 24 on truTV and fans of "Strangers with Candy" will be pleased.

Healey Brings Trump Resistance to SF

Healey Brings Trump Resistance to SF

NEWS | By Sari Staver | Oct 21
When Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sued the Trump administration for the seventh time this month, pundits speculated that the state's top law enforcement official might be eying a run for governor.

SF's Armory Offering Non-Porn Tours

SF's Armory Offering Non-Porn Tours

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 21
San Francisco's Armory, the massive brick building in the Mission district that was once the headquarters for the National Guard, and then the home of a company known for fetish porn, is offering tours to highlight its non-porn history.

Fox Renewed O'Reilly Contract Despite Knowing of Allegations

Fox Renewed O'Reilly Contract Despite Knowing of Allegations

NEWS | Oct 21
The Fox News Channel says the company knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February.

UK Paper Sorry for Airbrushing Out Solange Knowles's Braids

UK Paper Sorry for Airbrushing Out Solange Knowles's Braids

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21
Britain's Evening Standard newspaper has apologized to Solange Knowles for digitally altering an image of the singer on the cover of its magazine.

Georgia Rep. Price Says HIV Comments Taken Out of Context

Georgia Rep. Price Says HIV Comments Taken Out of Context

NEWS | Oct 21
Georgia Rep. Betty Price says her comments on people with HIV that ignited a national firestorm were "taken completely out of context."

Funeral Starts for Soldier at Center of Trump Fight

Funeral Starts for Soldier at Center of Trump Fight

NEWS | By Terry Spencer | Oct 21
Mourners filled a church in Florida on Saturday to honor a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman.


News

AP Photos: Gay Rodeo Draws Cowboys, Drag Queens to Las Vegas

AP Photos: Gay Rodeo Draws Cowboys, Drag Queens to Las Vegas

NATIONAL | By Regina Garcia Cano | Oct 21
Wild drag racing isn't a traditional rodeo event, but this isn't an average amateur rodeo. It's a stop on the International Gay Rodeo Association circuit.


Entertainment

 Review :: Fun Home
Boston, MA

Review :: Fun Home

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
The new season of Lexus Broadway in Boston commences with "Fun Home," the acclaimed musical by Janine Tesori and Lisa Kron, based on lesbian cartoonist Allison Bechdel's autobiographical 2006 graphic novel.

Case Reveals Legal Rules of Thumb Tricky When It Comes to iPhones

Case Reveals Legal Rules of Thumb Tricky When It Comes to iPhones

TELEVISION | By Michael Tarm | Oct 21
A federal judge in Chicago is the latest to weigh in on still-disputed legal questions about whether law enforcement can order suspects to put their fingers on fingerprint sensors to unlock a smartphone.


Business

White Nationalist Undeterred by Boos on Latest College Stop

White Nationalist Undeterred by Boos on Latest College Stop

LEGAL | By Michael Kunzelman | Oct 21
The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. In other words, Spencer sees his speech Thursday at the University of Florida as a smashing success.


Technology

EU Unveils Measures to Tackle Low-Tech Attacks

EU Unveils Measures to Tackle Low-Tech Attacks

PERSONAL TECH | Oct 21
The European Union on Wednesday unveiled new measures to help counter deadly low-tech attacks following a spate of killings in major cities by extremists driving vehicles into crowds of people.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Toyota Tops Consumer Reports' Auto Reliability Rankings

Toyota Tops Consumer Reports' Auto Reliability Rankings

AUTO NEWS | Oct 21
Toyota Motor Co. is continuing its reign at the top of Consumer Reports' reliability rankings, a reward for its conservative approach to new technology.


Style

Orange Is the New White? Amber Wine Creates Buzz

Orange Is the New White? Amber Wine Creates Buzz

FOOD/DRINK | Oct 21
A unique amber-colored wine is creating a buzz in an industry long dominated by shades of red, white and rose. The orange color comes not from citrus fruit, but by fermenting white wine grapes with their skins on before pressing.


Health/Fitness

Five Ways to Quit Stalling and Grow

Five Ways to Quit Stalling and Grow

FITNESS | By Tom Bonanti | Oct 21
During the first year or so of training you will gain strength and size, but you;ll probably reach what is known as a plateau. Here are five things you can do to overcome those frustrating stalling periods.


Travel

The Quest to Visit All 50 States

The Quest to Visit All 50 States

By Beth J. Harpaz | Oct 21
The 50-state bucket list appeals to all age groups, from millennials who love to travel, to folks who travel a lot for work, to empty nesters and retirees with time for road trips.


Nightlife

20th Annual Lesbians & Friends Dance: A Party for Prevention
Boston, MA

20th Annual Lesbians & Friends Dance: A Party for Prevention

On Saturday, October 21, the Lesbians & Friends Dance: A Party for Prevention will benefit the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC).

NewFest  Opening Night @ SVA Theatre :: October 19, 2017

NewFest Opening Night @ SVA Theatre :: October 19, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 20
Opening night of NewFest, at SVA Theatre NYC, screened the documentary "Susanne Bartsch: On Top," with the directors and subject on hand for a moderated Q&A.