Gay Boston: The Latest

Screech in the Slammer: Dustin Diamond Back in Jail

NEWS | May 26
Former "Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond is back in jail in Wisconsin after an official says he violated the terms of his parole.

Trump Says He Gave Himself Aliases Often in Business

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Amy Taxin | May 26
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday that he often used aliases to purchase real estate - but continued to deny he'd been caught on tape pretending to be an imaginary spokesman in a recently-released recording.

Clinton Email Use Broke Federal Rules: Inspector's Report

NEWS | By Michael Biesecker and Bradley Klapper | May 26
Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, a department audit has found.

Festival 51 Announces Winners of Women's Playwriting Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | May 26
Festival 51 has released the names of the winners of the 2016 finalists, and will present staged readings of the four winning plays over two evenings at the Contemporary Theatre Company.

Judge Denies Motion for New Gawker-Hulk Hogan Trial

NEWS | By Tamara Lush | May 25
A Florida judge on Wednesday denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

Out Director Xavier Dolan Slams Cannes Critics Who Panned Film

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
In a new interview with the Guardian, out Canadian director Xavier Dolan had sharp words for his haters.

US Sen. Richard Burr Mum After Saying LGBT Law Went Too Far

NEWS | May 25
North Carolina's senior senator is staying mum about his comments that a new state law limiting some legal protections for LGBT people and directing which bathrooms transgender people could use "was far too expansive."

11 States Sue Over Obama's School Transgender Directive

NEWS | By Paul J. Weber | May 25
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

A Wrestler, a Website and Maybe a Billionaire Go to the Mat

NEWS | By Tamara Lush and Michael Liedtke | May 25
Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a gay high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site?

Kansas Christian School Backpedals on Anti-Gay Pledge

NEWS | May 25
The Kansas Christian school that had students and their parents sign off on a statement that clearly reserves their right to deny admission or discontinue enrollment of students with LGBT family members is now backpedaling on their policy.


News

Governor: Texas Suing Over Obama's Transgender Directive

By Paul J. Weber | May 25
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.


Entertainment

Review :: Marlene

By Kilian Melloy | May 25
This novel traces the contours of Marlene Dietrich's gorgeous mask, though without getting beneath that mask as deeply or as often as we might wish. Still, the elegant writing makes up for any faults: Film buffs and Dietrich fans will devour this book.


Business

Cuba to Legalize Small and Medium-Sized Private Businesses

By Michael Weissenstein | May 26
Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries.


Technology

AGs: Pelvic Mesh Implants Caused Dire Complications

By Gene Johnson | May 26
Dawna Hankins was scheduled to have a partial hysterectomy in 2008 when her doctor suggested implanting a vaginal mesh device at the same time to deal with minor incontinence.


Finance

Agents Say Real Estate Market Isn't As Fun As It Used To Be

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | May 26
Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that's still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse.


Style

Study Says Men Need to Catch Up With Skin Cancer Awareness

By EDGE | May 25
Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of age, race or gender. When it comes to skin cancer prevention and detection, however, it seems that men need to brush up on their knowledge.


Health/Fitness

Foria Relief Cannabis Solution Relieves Menstrual Cramps

By EDGE | May 25
Foria, the internationally recognized cannabis brand and leader in cannabis sexual health, announces the Colorado debut of Foria Relief, the first cannabis infused vaginal suppository specifically designed to relieve menstrual discomfort.


Nightlife

Pied Bar Hosts Hunter Valentine and 'Real L Word' Star For Memorial Day

By Winnie McCroy | May 24
On Friday May 27 and Saturday, May 28, Hunter Valentine rocks Memorial Day with their Provincetown debut, playing The Pied Bar.