Gay Boston: The Latest

Mourning, Memorials Amid Probe into Fatal Warehouse Fire

NEWS | By Kristin J. Bender and Brain Melley | Dec 5
As investigators searched for signs of a crime in the fire that killed at least 33 in an Oakland warehouse during a late-night dance party, survivors and teary-eyed friends of those who perished viewed the charred building from a distance.

Trump Chooses Former Campaign Rival Ben Carson to be Housing Secretary

NEWS | Dec 5
Donald Trump has chosen former Campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Trump's Inauguration to Test Nation's Ability to Heal

NEWS | By Nancy Benac | Dec 5
One thing you can count on during inauguration season in Washington: People of all stripes will find a reason to show up - whether it's to celebrate or commiserate.

Maine Girl Featured in New HBO Documentary 'The Trans List'

NEWS | Dec 5
A transgender student whose battle over the right to use a girls' bathroom led to a landmark court ruling in Maine is being featured in a new HBO documentary.

Designers' Mixed Feelings About Dressing Melania Trump

STYLE | By Patrick Mairs | Dec 5
Some of the designers who clamored to dress first lady Michelle Obama have been mixed about dressing Mrs. Trump, a former model.

'Last Tango In Paris' Rape Scene Revelation Sparks Outrage

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 4
"Last Tango in Paris" is making headlines again 44 years after the controversial film came out.

Army Corps Blocks Route of Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

NEWS | By James MacPherson | Dec 4
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.

Your Marriage Will be Fine (and Other Questions Post-Election)

NEWS | By Connie J. Vetter, Esq. | Dec 4
LGBT people are understandably worried about what will happen when Donald Trump takes over the presidency.

Leftovers 'Moana,' 'Fantastic Beasts' Rule Box Office Again

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 4
Audiences came back for a second helping of "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" this weekend. Both family-friendly films topped the post-Thanksgiving box office charts.

Syringe Service Programs Are Decreasing HIV Infections, Work Still Needs to be Done

NEWS | By Tucker Berardi | Dec 4
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new Vital Signs report which shows an increased use of Syringe Service Programs - programs that offer sterile needles and other injection equipment to reduce the risk of HIV transmission.


News

Scott Pelley on "60 Minutes" Interview with Paul Ryan

Dec 4
The congressman and president-elect Donald Trump were often at odds during the campaign, but the speaker says they've moved on from their public attacks and talk on the phone nearly every day.


Technology

10 Must-Have Apps For 2017

By Troy Maillis | Dec 4
As we move forward into the New Year, let's take a look at 10 Apps that have gained popularity in 2016 and show no signs of slowing down in 2017. If you don't have these Apps yet-get them!


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Cars

Toyota to Revamp America's Top-Selling Car Amid Boom in SUVs

By Tom Krisher | Dec 4
Toyota plans to reveal a new version of America's top-selling sedan next month at a time when U.S. buyers are moving away from cars toward SUVs and trucks.


Style

Exclusive Gift Guide: A 'Fine and Dandy' Holiday

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 5
As all of the holiday gift guides roll out, you can be sure of one thing: taste is subjective. That's why this year we're relying on a diverse collection of LGBT influencers to offer their favorite picks.


Health/Fitness

NY Tweaks Medical Pot Law but Still No Talk of Legalization

By David Klepper | Dec 4
New York is loosening restrictions in its nearly year-old medical marijuana law but, to the dismay of some pot advocates, there is no sign the state is in any hurry to join eight other states in embracing full legalization.


Travel

In Remote Indian Village, Cannabis Becomes Tourist Destination

By Rishabh R. Jain | Dec 5
Malana is hidden no more. For centuries, the villagers have been growing the plant that has made Malana one of the world's top stoner destinations, and a battleground for India's haphazard fight against hashish that has made the village famous.