Gay Boston: The Latest

20-Pound Lobster Found in Luggage at Boston Airport

20-Pound Lobster Found in Luggage at Boston Airport

NEWS | Jun 27
The Transportation Security Administration says a 20-pound (9-kilogram) live lobster has been spotted in a passenger's luggage at Boston's Logan International Airport.

Germany: Merkel's Challenger Sees Quick Vote on Gay Marriage

Germany: Merkel's Challenger Sees Quick Vote on Gay Marriage

NEWS | By Geir Moulson | Jun 27
Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-left rivals said Tuesday they would seek a parliamentary vote this week on legalizing gay marriage after the German leader backed off her conservatives' long-standing refusal to budge on the issue.

Serbia's Openly Gay Premier to Head Pro-Russian Government

Serbia's Openly Gay Premier to Head Pro-Russian Government

NEWS | Jun 27
Serbia's future prime minister has proposed a staunchly pro-Russian official as the defense minister, damping hopes in the West that her nomination signals a shift away from Moscow's influence.

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

NEWS | Jun 27
The District of Columbia is giving residents a new gender option on their driver's licenses or identification cards issued by the city's department of motor vehicles.

Wisconsin Wants 'Making a Murderer' Inmate to Stay in Jail

Wisconsin Wants 'Making a Murderer' Inmate to Stay in Jail

NEWS | By Todd Richmond | Jun 27
Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction.

Cosby Venue Could Move to California in Sex Abuse Lawsuit

Cosby Venue Could Move to California in Sex Abuse Lawsuit

NEWS | Jun 27
The stage for Bill Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago.

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

NEWS | By Lorne Cook | Jun 27
The European Union has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business.

Budget Office Sees 22 Million Fewer Covered with Senate Trumpcare Bill

Budget Office Sees 22 Million Fewer Covered with Senate Trumpcare Bill

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Jun 27
The 22 million extra Americans were just 1 million fewer than the number the budget office estimated would become uninsured under the House version. President Donald Trump has called the House bill "mean"

19th Annual Pride Brunch For Positive Resource Center :: June 24, 2017

19th Annual Pride Brunch For Positive Resource Center :: June 24, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 26
The 19th Annual Pride Brunch for Positive Resource Center was held the morning of Pink Saturday during SF Pride weekend. Gary Virginia and Donna Sachet hosted what is considered one of everybody's favorite events, which raised over $40,000 this year.

Furball NYC Pride @ Cielo :: June 23, 2017

Furball NYC Pride @ Cielo :: June 23, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 26
Joe Fiore presented Furball NYC Pride, held at Cielo and hosted by Daddy Ersin. The bears danced the night away at this Pride weekend celebration along with Jack Chang and Jared Conner.


Entertainment

Ilyse Robbins is Mapping Out A New Routine at Stoneham Theatre
Boston, MA

Ilyse Robbins is Mapping Out A New Routine at Stoneham Theatre

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 23
Robbins is well respected as an actor, a director, and a choreographer. Now she's taken on a new position as Associate Artistic Director at Stoneham Theatre. Robbins tells EDGE all about it.

PopUps: Lady Gaga Will Not Return to 'AHS,' New Monster Revealed

PopUps: Lady Gaga Will Not Return to 'AHS,' New Monster Revealed

TELEVISION | Jun 26
Despite rumors claiming Lady Gaga would return to scare your socks off on the upcoming season of "American Horror Story," Entertainment Weekly reports that unfortunately won't be the case.


Business

529s Make It Easier to Ask Family, Friends for College Cash

529s Make It Easier to Ask Family, Friends for College Cash

FINANCE | By Joseph Pisani | Jun 26
People have used crowdfunding sites to raise money for business ideas, help afford medical emergencies and even to pay for vacations. Now the concept is coming to college savings.


Technology

Cyprus Uses High-Tech Tools to Speed Search for Its Missing

Cyprus Uses High-Tech Tools to Speed Search for Its Missing

SCIENCE | By Menelas Hadjicostis | Jun 26
With glue gun in hand, Turkish Cypriot anthropologist Sinem Hossoz meticulously pieces together tiny fragments - the pulverized skull of a child, one of the youngest victims of conflict on ethnically divided Cyprus.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Style

Summer of Slime: DIY Goo Takes Over Tweens' Lives

Summer of Slime: DIY Goo Takes Over Tweens' Lives

HOME | By Tamara Lush | Jun 26
The slime trend is probably happening right now in your home, if you live with a tween girl. Or maybe it's on your phone, in endless video loops that crackle and pop on Instagram and YouTube.


Travel

Flower Lovers Flock to Vermont Bog for Wild Orchids

Flower Lovers Flock to Vermont Bog for Wild Orchids

By Lisa Rathke | Jun 26
Each spring and summer, a Vermont bog yields a rare spectacle - hundreds of wild orchids in bloom, drawing visitors from around the country.


Nightlife

Fantasy: Men At Work  @ Highline Ballroom :: June 23, 2017

Fantasy: Men At Work @ Highline Ballroom :: June 23, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 26
NYC Pride and Brian Rafferty Productions presented Fantasy: Men At Work, held at Highline Ballroom, with DJ's Eddie Martinez and Ralphi Rosario.