Gay Boston: The Latest

Scientists Prepare for Year-Long Expedition to Arctic Center

Scientists Prepare for Year-Long Expedition to Arctic Center

TECHNOLOGY | By Frank Jordans | Sep 23
Researchers from more than a dozen nations prepared Friday to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic — a yearlong journey through the ice they hope will improve the scientific models.

Police: Shooting of Dallas Transgender Woman was Hate Crime

Police: Shooting of Dallas Transgender Woman was Hate Crime

NEWS | Sep 23
Police in Dallas say a transgender woman was seriously wounded after being shot multiple times and are investigating the attack as a hate crime.

Sophia Loren and Valentino Receive Standing Ovations in Milan

Sophia Loren and Valentino Receive Standing Ovations in Milan

STYLE | Sep 23
Sofia Loren and Valentino have received a standing ovation from a packed house of fashion and Hollywood A-listers during the third edition of the Green Carpet Awards honoring progress toward sustainability.

Joaquin Phoenix Finds His Post-'Joker' Role with Mike Mills Project

Joaquin Phoenix Finds His Post-'Joker' Role with Mike Mills Project

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23
Ahead of the wide release of "Joker" Joaquin Phoenix, who plays the titular villain, has already picked his next project.

Johnson Says He'll Tell Trump: Hands Off UK Health Service

Johnson Says He'll Tell Trump: Hands Off UK Health Service

BUSINESS | By Jill Lawless | Sep 23
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he'll tell U.S. President Donald Trump that the U.K.'s state-funded health service will be off the table in any future trade negotiations, and that the U.S. will have to open its markets to British goods.

'Schitt's Creek' Star, Creator Dan Levy Signs Overall Deal with ABC

'Schitt's Creek' Star, Creator Dan Levy Signs Overall Deal with ABC

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23
"Schitt's Creek" may be coming to an end soon, but its star and co-creator Dan Levy has his next gig already lined up.

From Smoking to Vaping, Why Do We Abuse Our Lungs?

From Smoking to Vaping, Why Do We Abuse Our Lungs?

Why would anyone subject the lungs to the damage of vaping or smoking? How in the world did we ever come to believe that filling our lungs with the fumes of burning plants could be a good idea?

58 Current and Former Mayors Say: Pete for Prez!

58 Current and Former Mayors Say: Pete for Prez!

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23
While some wonder whether Pete Buttigieg has the experience necessary to run the country, fifty-eight current and former mayors weighed in with an editorial arguing that he is the best candidate for the job because of, not despite, being a mayor himself.

British Gay Couple Answer Anti-LGBTQ Protestors with Public Kiss

British Gay Couple Answer Anti-LGBTQ Protestors with Public Kiss

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23
A gay British couple had just the right response to a crowd of anti-LGBTQ protestors who had gathered in front of a cultural center in Chester, England, to decry a production of the stage musical "The Rocky Horror Show."

Old Gays Try Grindr, Watch the Hilarious Results

Old Gays Try Grindr, Watch the Hilarious Results

TECHNOLOGY | Sep 23
In a new video released by intomore, four older gay men try Grindr for the first time. From setting up their profiles to exploring nearby matches, watch these 65 and ups learn the wild world of Grindr...


News

Pelosi Reveals New Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Pelosi Reveals New Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

POLITICS | By Emmarie Huetteman | Sep 23
House Democratic leaders on Thursday unveiled an aggressive plan to lower drug prices through negotiations between federal health officials and the makers of some of the most expensive drugs.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Crucible
Boston, MA

Review :: The Crucible

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Sep 19
It is rare that a production so fully embraces the ultimate collapse of Salem society as Tucker does here. It is a chilling reminder of what can happen when we let irrational fears guide us as a nation.

 Review :: Philip Glass Performs Spectacular 'Koyaanisqatsi Live'

Review :: Philip Glass Performs Spectacular 'Koyaanisqatsi Live'

MUSIC | By Robert Nesti | Sep 23
Philip Glass & the Philip Glass Ensemble accompanied a screening of 'Koyaanisqatsi' in Boston on Friday night. To hear his score live while watching the film was an event to cherish.


Business

Millennial Money: Is Student Loan Refinancing Right for You?

Millennial Money: Is Student Loan Refinancing Right for You?

FINANCE | By Sean Pyles | Sep 23
With over $1.6 trillion in student loan debt in America as of March 2019, student loan refinance companies have an incentive to entice you. And a lower payment sounds alluring. But is refinancing the right move for you?


Technology

Payouts from Insurance Policies May Fuel Ransomware Attacks

Payouts from Insurance Policies May Fuel Ransomware Attacks

PERSONAL TECH | By Kathleen Foody | Sep 23
The call came on a Saturday in July delivering grim news: Many of the computer systems serving the government of LaPorte County, Indiana, had been taken hostage with ransomware. The hackers demanded $250,000.


Cars

UAW Strike Puts Trump, GOP in Political Bind in Key States

UAW Strike Puts Trump, GOP in Political Bind in Key States

AUTO NEWS | By David Eggert and Sara Burnett | Sep 23
Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show solidarity. There were no doughnuts from Republicans.


Style

Armani Explores Connection with Nature in Ethereal Looks

Armani Explores Connection with Nature in Ethereal Looks

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Sep 23
Milan designers are presenting fashion as essential. That no longer refers to must-haves, but to a distillation of ideas, discarding excess in collections and by example in wardrobes, to discourage waste.


Health/Fitness

Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Plunge Deeper Into California

Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Plunge Deeper Into California

HEALTH | By Harriet Blair Rowan | Sep 22
Two invasive species of mosquitoes that can carry Zika, dengue, yellow fever and other dangerous viruses are spreading in California — and have been found as far north as Sacramento and Placer counties.


Travel

West Michigan Rising: A Grander Grand Rapids and Saugatuck Untucked

West Michigan Rising: A Grander Grand Rapids and Saugatuck Untucked

By Dan Allen | Sep 23
A writer heads back to his Midwestern roots to rediscover two Michigan cities that have become more exciting and artistic than he ever could have imagined.


Nightlife

Project Nunway X, SF :: September 21, 2019

Project Nunway X, SF :: September 21, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 22
The Sisters teamed up with local designers to bring Project Nunway X to San Francisco. Each sister and designer had a budget of $250 to design an outfit made out of at least 50% recycled material.