Gay News: The Latest

In His Words: Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Harvard Class of '17

In His Words: Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Harvard Class of '17

NEWS | May 28
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday, 12 years after dropping out to focus on what's now the world's biggest social network.

Trump's Budget Cuts West Coast Quake Warning System Funding

Trump's Budget Cuts West Coast Quake Warning System Funding

NEWS | May 28
President Donald Trump's budget proposal would cut federal funding for an earthquake early warning system for California, Oregon and Washington state.

What If US Quits Climate Deal? Doesn't Look Good For Earth

What If US Quits Climate Deal? Doesn't Look Good For Earth

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein | May 28
President Donald Trump, who once proclaimed global warming a Chinese hoax, said in a tweet Saturday that he would make his "final decision" this coming week on whether the United States stays in or leaves the 2015 Paris climate change.

Not Exactly Cannes, this Film Fest Is Fargo - with Drones

Not Exactly Cannes, this Film Fest Is Fargo - with Drones

ENTERTAINMENT | By Dave Kolpack | May 28
The festival is nothing like those put on for traditional film. Entries had to be 5 minutes or less, with at least half the footage from drone cameras.

Lobsterman Shares His Tale Of 12 Hours Floating On His Boots

Lobsterman Shares His Tale Of 12 Hours Floating On His Boots

NEWS | By Frank Eltman | May 28
The darkest moment of John Aldridge's 12 terrifying hours of floating alone in the Atlantic Ocean came in the first moments after he was flung off his lobster boat.

Rocker Gregg Allman Dies At Age 69; Sang And Lived The Blues

Rocker Gregg Allman Dies At Age 69; Sang And Lived The Blues

ENTERTAINMENT | By Russ Bynum and Kristin M. Hall | May 28
Gregg Allman, a survivor of tragedy, knew the blues musically and in a painfully personal way.

Angry BA Passengers Still Face Long Lines, Cancellations

Angry BA Passengers Still Face Long Lines, Cancellations

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | May 28
Thousands of British Airways passengers are still facing long lines, confusion and canceled flights as the airline works to restore its computer systems.

Newcomer Macron Makes France's Mark, With Trump And Globally

Newcomer Macron Makes France's Mark, With Trump And Globally

NEWS | By Sylvie Corbet and Angela Charlton | May 28
Within days of taking the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron faced a string of diplomatic tests.

Trump Makes G-7 Deal on Trade, Takes Rain Check on Climate

Trump Makes G-7 Deal on Trade, Takes Rain Check on Climate

NEWS | By Colleen Barry, Sylvie Corbet and David McHugh | May 28
Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time.

Trump's Trip: Conventional Images And Unconventional Talk

Trump's Trip: Conventional Images And Unconventional Talk

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire | May 28
As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. But when Trump spoke, he sounded like anything but a typical U.S. president.


News

Texas Lawmakers OK Budget But 'Bathroom Bill' Still In Limbo

Texas Lawmakers OK Budget But 'Bathroom Bill' Still In Limbo

NATIONAL | By Paul J. Weber and Jim Vertuno | May 28
Texas will keep spending $800 million on border security while putting little new money into public schools, maintaining therapy cuts for disabled children and easing handgun license fees.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Boston Pops: Celebrating John Williams
Providence, RI

Review :: The Boston Pops: Celebrating John Williams

MUSIC | By Robert Nesti | May 26
The theme to this year's Boston Pops season is "Celebrating John Williams," which it did with great style this past week with two concerts, including a screening of the film "Jaws."

Documentary Makers Want Stories of Father Bill Collins

Documentary Makers Want Stories of Father Bill Collins

MOVIES | By Michael d'Oliveira | May 27
Paul Schlegel has lost count of the number of times he witnessed Poverello founder Father Bill Collins administer to men dying of HIV/AIDS in hospitals. But Schlegel has no problem remembering how Collins, who died on May 10, treated those men.


Business

Trump's Budget Dismays Families Hit by Drug Addiction Crisis

Trump's Budget Dismays Families Hit by Drug Addiction Crisis

FINANCE | By Steve Peoples and Carla K. Johnson | May 28
The most damaging proposed cut, critics say, is the president's 10-year plan to shrink spending for Medicaid, which provides coverage to an estimated three in 10 adults with opioid addiction.


Technology

Debate Rages in India on IVF for Women Over 50

Debate Rages in India on IVF for Women Over 50

PERSONAL TECH | By Muneeza Naqvi | May 28
While there are no reliable statistics for how many Indian women undergo fertility treatments each year at what age, tens of thousands of IVF clinics have sprouted up in the country over the last decade.


Finance

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

HOME | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 24
What exactly is cohousing? It's a community-focused living arrangement, where residents share space, chores and fellowship. The idea started in Denmark in the 1960s and has spread across Europe and the U.S.


Cars

Hyundai Ioniq: 2017's Top Fuel-Efficient Gas-Electric Hybrid

Hyundai Ioniq: 2017's Top Fuel-Efficient Gas-Electric Hybrid

AUTO NEWS | By Ann M. Job | May 27
The 2017 Ioniq Hybrid is Hyundai's fuel-efficient challenger to the Toyota Prius, America's best-selling gasoline-electric hybrid.


Travel

Acapulco Proclaims Official LGBT Neighborhood

Acapulco Proclaims Official LGBT Neighborhood

By EDGE | May 28
After pursuing a permit for two years, Acapulco announced that La Condesa, one of Acapulco's Golden Zone's most important beaches, has become the destination's official LGBT neighborhood.


Nightlife

Bear TDance @ Club Cafe ::  Sunday, May 21, 2017
Providence, RI

Bear TDance @ Club Cafe :: Sunday, May 21, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 24
DJ Brian Halligan mixed the classics at another packed Bear TDance at Club Cafe this past Sunday. See who came out.

Drug Smuggling Party Pigeon Busted in Kuwait

Drug Smuggling Party Pigeon Busted in Kuwait

DRUGS | May 26
Step aside drug mule, there's a new contraband smuggling animal in the zoo. Introducing, the "party pigeon."