Gay Boston: The Latest

With Virus Surge, US to Keep Travel Restrictions for Now

With Virus Surge, US to Keep Travel Restrictions for Now

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani | Jul 27
The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant.

'About Time': LGBTQ Athletes Unleash Rainbow Wave on Olympics

'About Time': LGBTQ Athletes Unleash Rainbow Wave on Olympics

NEWS | By John Leicester | Jul 27
A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields, with a record number of openly LGBTQ competitors in Tokyo.

VA Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers

VA Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 27
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines, as the aggressive delta variant spreads.

Ex-U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming Dies after Bicycle Accident

Ex-U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming Dies after Bicycle Accident

NEWS | Jul 27
Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died. He was 77.

Cabaret's Mary Callanan Turns Her 'Extended Intermission' Into a New Show

Cabaret's Mary Callanan Turns Her 'Extended Intermission' Into a New Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jul 27
The Boston-based actress was touring in "My Fair Lady" when the pandemic hit. She returned home & reconnected with cabaret, which has led to her newest show, "Extended Intermission."

Hungarians Protest over Alleged Government Spying

Hungarians Protest over Alleged Government Spying

NEWS | By Justin Spike | Jul 27
Around 1,000 protesters demanded answers to allegations that Hungary's right-wing government used powerful spyware to secretly monitor critical journalists, lawyers, and business figures.

Singer Pink Backs Beach Handball Team on 'Sexist' Clothing

Singer Pink Backs Beach Handball Team on 'Sexist' Clothing

NEWS | By Jari Tanner | Jul 27
U.S. pop singer Pink has offered to pay a fine given to the Norwegian female beach handball team for wearing shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms.

'Days of our Lives' Gets Peacock Limited Series Spinoff

'Days of our Lives' Gets Peacock Limited Series Spinoff

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 27
The NBC soap opera "Days of our Lives" is getting its own spinoff for Peacock.

Britney Spears' New Lawyer Files to Remove Father's Control

Britney Spears' New Lawyer Files to Remove Father's Control

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Jul 27
Britney Spears' new attorney petitioned Monday to oust her father from the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money for 13 years and replace him with a professional accountant.

Police to Detail Violence, Injuries at First Jan. 6 Hearing

Police to Detail Violence, Injuries at First Jan. 6 Hearing

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Jul 27
The police officers who are scheduled to testify endured some of the worst of the brutality. They were punched, trampled, crushed and sprayed with chemical irritants.


News

Michigan Board Declines to Certify LGBTQ Rights Ballot Drive

Michigan Board Declines to Certify LGBTQ Rights Ballot Drive

NATIONAL | By David Eggert | Jul 27
The Michigan elections board on Monday declined to certify an LGBTQ-rights ballot drive after determining it did not submit enough valid voter signatures.


Business

Business Travel Stirs, But Many Road Warriors Stay Grounded

Business Travel Stirs, But Many Road Warriors Stay Grounded

By David Koenig | Jul 27
Of the 2 million people clogging airport security lines and gate areas again each day, one crowd is still largely missing: business travelers.


Finance

Liz Weston: We Deserve a Better Credit Reporting System

Liz Weston: We Deserve a Better Credit Reporting System

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jul 26
In some ways, the U.S. credit reporting system has improved. Unfortunately, our credit information still isn't as accurate, easy to obtain or secure as it needs to be.


Cars

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

Tesla Reaches Milestone with First $1B Quarterly Profit

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 27
Tesla's quarterly profit has surpassed $1 billion for the first time thanks to the electric car pioneer's ability to navigate through a pandemic-driven computer chip shortage.


Style

Mario Batali Harassment Probe Settlement: $600K to Accusers

Mario Batali Harassment Probe Settlement: $600K to Accusers

CELEBRITIES | By Michael R. Sisak | Jul 24
Celebrity chef Mario Batali, his business partner and their New York City restaurant company have agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve a four-year investigation.


Health/Fitness

Fauci Says US is Headed in 'Wrong Direction' on Coronavirus

Fauci Says US is Headed in 'Wrong Direction' on Coronavirus

NATIONAL | Jul 25
The United States is in an "unnecessary predicament" of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation's top infectious diseases expert said Sunday.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Closing Party  #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

San Diego Pride Closing Party #United We Groove :: July 18, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 21
Happy Dark Productions set sail on the San Diego Bay for their annual San Diego Pride closing party. Everyone danced the day and night away before headliner Todrick Hall closed out the night.