Gay Providence: The Latest

Tom Gleadow Plays Defender of Evolution in 'Inherit the Wind'
Providence, RI

Tom Gleadow Plays Defender of Evolution in 'Inherit the Wind'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Joe Siegel | Mar 28
Rhode Island theater favorite Tom Gleadow will star in the classic courtoom drama "Inherit the Wind," which will run at Ocean State Theatre from March 29 - April 16.

No LGBTQ Category Included in Census Proposal for 2020 Count

No LGBTQ Category Included in Census Proposal for 2020 Count

NEWS | Mar 29
The U.S. Census Bureau did not include a separate count of LGBTQ Americans in its proposal for the 2020 Census.

Vermont Picks Alison Bechdel as its 3rd Cartoonist Laureate

Vermont Picks Alison Bechdel as its 3rd Cartoonist Laureate

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 29
An illustrator whose memoir and graphic novel about growing up with a bisexual father was adapted into a Tony Award-winning musical has been selected as Vermont's cartoonist laureate.

Man Who Threw Tomatoes at Trump Gets $65 Fine

Man Who Threw Tomatoes at Trump Gets $65 Fine

NEWS | Mar 29
A man accused of throwing tomatoes at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has pleaded guilty and will pay a $65 fine.

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Cast Reunites for 20th Birthday

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Cast Reunites for 20th Birthday

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 29
Buffy Summers and her old pals from Sunnydale High are reuniting to celebrate the 20th birthday of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."

Fonda and Tomlin Savor Senioritis as 'Grace and Frankie'

Fonda and Tomlin Savor Senioritis as 'Grace and Frankie'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frazier Moore | Mar 29
The message of "Grace and Frankie" is: There's life after 70.

Ex-Congressman's Lawyers: Informant in Aaron Schock Case Broke Law

Ex-Congressman's Lawyers: Informant in Aaron Schock Case Broke Law

NEWS | By Sadie Gurman | Mar 29
A staffer for ex U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock secretly provided feds with a trove of emails, credit card receipts and other documents that violated the now-indicted congressman's constitutional right against unreasonable search and seizure, his lawyers argue.

Citing Transphobia, 'Drag Race' Stars Slam VH1 for Hiring Wendy Williams as Preshow Host

Citing Transphobia, 'Drag Race' Stars Slam VH1 for Hiring Wendy Williams as Preshow Host

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 29
Citing alleged transphobia, some "RuPaul's Drag Race" stars are calling out VH1 for tapping Wendy Williams to host a preshow for the competition program.

Jackie Evancho Wants to Tell Trump 'The Horrors" Her Transgender Sister Has Faced

Jackie Evancho Wants to Tell Trump 'The Horrors" Her Transgender Sister Has Faced

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 29
Jackie Evancho may have sung at the inauguration, but when President Donald Trump rescinded Obama-era protections for transgender people, she changed her tune.

Thailand's Ex-Tourism Chief Gets 50 Years for Taking Bribes

Thailand's Ex-Tourism Chief Gets 50 Years for Taking Bribes

NEWS | Mar 29
The former head of Thailand's tourism promotion board has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for accepting $1.8 million in bribes from two Hollywood producers to let them organize the Bangkok International Film Festival a decade ago.

Resistance Groups Allowed Prime Spot in NYC's Pride March This June

Resistance Groups Allowed Prime Spot in NYC's Pride March This June

NEWS | Mar 29
Protest against the Trump administration and the Republican Party's control of the federal government will be front and center at this year's LGBT Pride March in New York City in June.


News

Attack in Garland

Attack in Garland

CRIME | Mar 29
A terrorist attack in Texas by two U.S. citizens shows how hard it is to prevent such an attack -- even when one of the terrorists is well-known to the FBI. Anderson Cooper reports.


Entertainment

 Review :: Altar Boyz
Providence, RI

Review :: Altar Boyz

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 28
What do you get when you cross "Nunsense" with, say, "Plus One"? The answer, my friends, is playing on stage at Stoneham Theatre through April 9.

Johnson Says 'Baywatch' is Summer's 'Sexiest, Funniest' Pic

Johnson Says 'Baywatch' is Summer's 'Sexiest, Funniest' Pic

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 29
CinemaCon just got a little less dressed.


Business

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

FINANCE | By Phuong Le | Mar 29
Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem.


Technology

House Sends Bill to Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

House Sends Bill to Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

PERSONAL TECH | By Kevin Freking | Mar 29
Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.


Style

Transgender California Inmates Could Have Bras, Cosmetics

Transgender California Inmates Could Have Bras, Cosmetics

NATIONAL | By Don Thompson | Mar 29
Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday.


Health/Fitness

Fake Doctor Gets 10 Years for Bogus, Deadly Butt Injections

Fake Doctor Gets 10 Years for Bogus, Deadly Butt Injections

NATIONAL | Mar 29
A judge has imposed a 10-year prison sentence on a South Florida transgender woman who performed illegal buttocks-enhancements, injecting her clients with toxic materials including tire sealant and superglue and causing one woman's death.


Travel

Expeditions to Send Trash Bags to clean Mt. Everest

Expeditions to Send Trash Bags to clean Mt. Everest

By Binaj Guruacharya | Mar 29
Mountaineering expedition organizers in Nepal are sending huge trash bags with climbers on Mount Everest during the spring climbing season to collect trash that then can be winched by helicopters back to the base camp.


Nightlife

Beloved Drag Artist Sweetie Loses Battle with Cancer at 50

Beloved Drag Artist Sweetie Loses Battle with Cancer at 50

OBITUARIES | Mar 28
New York City's nightlife community is mourning the loss of beloved drag legend Sweetie. The multi-GLAM Award-winner passed away Tuesday after prolonged battle with cancer. She was 50.