Gay Boston: The Latest

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

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

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 19
On Saturday, October 21, the Lesbians & Friends Dance: A Party for Prevention will benefit the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC).

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.

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

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

NEWS | 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.

Governor Says Change-Resistant Indiana Should Think Globally

Governor Says Change-Resistant Indiana Should Think Globally

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Oct 21
Factory work dwindled as companies moved operations overseas. Indiana, a manufacturing powerhouse where you once could get a good-paying job even without a high school education, was falling behind.

Trump has No Plan to Block Scheduled Release of JFK Records

Trump has No Plan to Block Scheduled Release of JFK Records

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Oct 21
President Donald Trump says he doesn't plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Five Ways to Quit Stalling and Grow

Five Ways to Quit Stalling and Grow

HEALTH/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.

Creep of the Week: Jeff Sessions

Creep of the Week: Jeff Sessions

BUSINESS | By D'Anne Witkowski | Oct 21
Ah, religious freedom. That call to arms for conservative Christians who believe that they live in some Bizzaro Land version of America where they are persecuted for their beliefs.

Congress Members Demand Proof Trump Had Pentagon Support on Trans Troop Ban

Congress Members Demand Proof Trump Had Pentagon Support on Trans Troop Ban

NEWS | By Ryan Lynch | Oct 21
114 members of Congress pushed for evidence from President Donald Trump that he has support from head military officials on his ban of transgender military members.


News

 Australian George Michael Mural Vandalized with Anti-LGBT Slurs

Australian George Michael Mural Vandalized with Anti-LGBT Slurs

INTERNATIONAL | By Ryan Lynch | Oct 21
A mural of deceased singer George Michael in Sydney, Australia was vandalized last week in the wake of the country's mail-in vote on same sex marriage.


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

Prominent Chefs Oppose Baker in Major Gay Rights Case

Prominent Chefs Oppose Baker in Major Gay Rights Case

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 20
Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding.


Health/Fitness

Court, for Now, Blocks Immigrant Teen's Access to Abortion

Court, for Now, Blocks Immigrant Teen's Access to Abortion

NATIONAL | By Jessica Gresko | Oct 21
An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of federal custody.


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

Dyke Night Hosts Second Saturday Queer Idol Contest
Boston, MA

Dyke Night Hosts Second Saturday Queer Idol Contest

On Saturday, October 14, Dyke Night hosts their Second Saturday party, featuring a Queer Idol Contest. The event will be held at Machine Nightclub on Boylston.

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.