Gay Boston: The Latest

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.

Gay BFFs Tyler Oakley & Korey Kuhl Talk 'The Amazing Race'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jim Halterman | May 25
Gay BFFs Tyler Oakley & Korey Kuhl recently finished third on "The Amazing Race." EDGE caught up with the team to talk about the season, their career & such perks as appearing on "The Price as Right."

Governor: Texas Suing Over Obama's 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.

'Christian' Online Processing Service Promises to Fund Anti-LGBT Hate Group

NEWS | May 25
Anti-LGBT hate group American Family Association has found a new way to fund their agenda of discrimination.

Calif. Police: Carjackers Arrested After Using Grindr to Lure Victims

NEWS | May 25
Police from San Bernardino, Calif. arrested two men this month, claiming they used the gay hookup app Grindr to lure their victims, according to a press release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.


News

APNewsBreak: State Dept Audit Faults Clinton On Emails

By Michael Biesecker and Bradley Klapper | May 25
Hillary Clinton disregarded various State Department guidelines for avoiding cybersecurity risks, an internal audit found Wednesday.


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

New Captain America Book Suggests He's A Member of Hydra

By Jesse J. Holland | May 25
The new "Captain America: Steve Rogers" comic book hits stands Wednesday featuring the return of the original Captain America, Steve Rogers, but with a shocking twist.


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.


Travel

Long Airport Lines: TSA Chief Says Help Is On The Way

By Alicia A. Caldwell | May 25
The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the summer season.


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.