Gay Boston: The Latest

Queer Instagram Account Accused of Mishandling Donations

Queer Instagram Account Accused of Mishandling Donations

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 12
Last week, in an investigative report by the Washington Post, a former volunteer for the popular Instagram account Queer Appalachia accused the organization of mishandling donations.

Trump Congratulates QAnon Supporter Greene on Georgia Win

Trump Congratulates QAnon Supporter Greene on Georgia Win

NEWS | Aug 12
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted support for congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene, a supporter of the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory who's been criticized for racist comments, following her Republican primary victory in Georgia.

Biden, Harris to Make Unusual Campaign Debut in Virus Era

Biden, Harris to Make Unusual Campaign Debut in Virus Era

NEWS | By Bill Barrow and Will Weissert | Aug 12
Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday.

Watch: ABC's 'What Would You Do?' Explores Homophobia Among Sports Fans

Watch: ABC's 'What Would You Do?' Explores Homophobia Among Sports Fans

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 12
The long-running ABC hidden camera series "What Would You Do?" posed a compelling question with its latest episode, which staged an instance of anti-gay bullying at a sports store.

Broadway Musical 'Diana' to Bypass Closed Stage for Netflix

Broadway Musical 'Diana' to Bypass Closed Stage for Netflix

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Aug 12
The Broadway musical "Diana" isn't waiting for theaters to reopen in New York to offer its show to a live audience — it's going to Netflix.

Meet the 'Demisexuals' — A Happily Married Mormon Couple Both Attracted to Men

Meet the 'Demisexuals' — A Happily Married Mormon Couple Both Attracted to Men

NEWS | Aug 12
Can a man and a woman be happily married when both are attracted to the same sex? For a Utah couple, the answer is yes.

Confessions of A 'Furry Ginger' :: Kyle Motsinger on His New Single and Forthcoming Album

Confessions of A 'Furry Ginger' :: Kyle Motsinger on His New Single and Forthcoming Album

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 12
Kyle Motsinger -— a self-described "furry ginger" — will release his sophomore album at the end of August. But for months, he's been teasing the new release with fun, eclectic singles. Motsinger opens up to EDGE.

Homophobic Father, 90, Disowns 56-Year-Old Gay Son

Homophobic Father, 90, Disowns 56-Year-Old Gay Son

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 12
A 56-year-old man received an unexpected phone call from his 90-year-old father earlier this year in which he was told to never "contact us in any way ever again" — for no reason other than that he's openly gay.

Trans YouTube Star NikkieTutorials and Fiancé Robbed at Gunpoint at Home

Trans YouTube Star NikkieTutorials and Fiancé Robbed at Gunpoint at Home

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 12
YouTube star NikkieTutorials — also known as Nikkie de Jager — and her fiancé Dylan Drossaers were attacked and robbed at gunpoint at the home in the Netherlands on Saturday.

Pete Buttigieg to be Featured Speaker at Democratic National Convention

Pete Buttigieg to be Featured Speaker at Democratic National Convention

NEWS | Aug 12
Openly gay former mayor of South Bend, Indiana - and former contender for the 2020 Democratic nomination - Pete Buttigieg is slated to headline as a speaker at the Democratic National Convention later this month.


Business

McDonald's Sues Ousted CEO, Alleging Employee Relationships

McDonald's Sues Ousted CEO, Alleging Employee Relationships

NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 10
McDonald's says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with other employees and destroyed evidence.



Technology

Companies Test Antibody Drugs to to Treat, Prevent COVID-19

Companies Test Antibody Drugs to to Treat, Prevent COVID-19

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Marilynn Marchione | Aug 12
With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.



Cars

Edmunds: With Low Interest Rates, Should You Lease or Buy?

Edmunds: With Low Interest Rates, Should You Lease or Buy?

CARS | By Will Kaufman of Edmunds | Aug 10
With interest rates at record lows, is it still worth leasing a new car? We took a look at the financial outcomes of buying and leasing to see how current finance trends might affect your decision.



Style

Have You Experienced a 'Beauty Nightmare' While Attempting At-Home Treatments?

Have You Experienced a 'Beauty Nightmare' While Attempting At-Home Treatments?

STYLE | Aug 11
A study of 2,000 females found fringe trims, leg waxing and applying eyelashes are among the things they have tried to carry out themselves.



Health/Fitness

Public Health Officials Are Quitting or Getting Fired in Throes of Pandemic

Public Health Officials Are Quitting or Getting Fired in Throes of Pandemic

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press, and Lauren Weber | Aug 11
At least 49 state and local public health leaders have resigned, retired or been fired since April across 23 states.



Travel

Live Here? Go There: 5 Road Trips to Get Outta Town

Live Here? Go There: 5 Road Trips to Get Outta Town

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Aug 12
Summer 2020 is shaping up to be a road-trip kind of season. To help you refresh and decompress the gay way, we've compiled this tip sheet for your very own LGBTQ break from five U.S. cities. Gas up the car, pack up your travel cooler, and let's roll!



Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 10
Provincetown Carnival attracts somewhere near 80,000 people to the town for the celebrations - something impossible in this year of COVID. The event was scheduled to begin this Friday. Here's a look back at carnival past - part 1 of 2.