Topics :: Boston

Long-Term AIDS Survivor Runs Boston Marathon for Victims

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
On Monday, April 21, long-term AIDS survivor Stephen Kovacev returned to run in this year’s Boston Marathon, in honor of those who lost their lives.

Boston Lesbian Will Teach Your Dog How to Be Wonderful

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
New to Boston from Maine, dog trainer Elsa Larsen has opened My Wonderful Dog, an Arlington-based company that offers in-home or group dog training.

Boston Celebrates 25 Years Preventing LGBT Partner Abuse

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
On April 24, 2014 The Network/La Red will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a rockin’ gala fundraiser at The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA.

Boston Prepares for Huge Wave of Marathon Visitors

By Philip Marcelo | Sunday Apr 20, 2014
With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

The Fortunate One: Fortune Feimster Plays Beantown

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
Southern comedian Fortune Feimster made a big splash as a semi-finalist on "Last Comic Standing," and landed a gig as a writer/performer on the E! Network’s popular late-night show, "Chelsea Lately."

Fenway Women’s Health Screens "Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
In honor of Women’s History Month, the LOCS Collective Inc. has partnered up with Fenway Women’s Health and Reel Sisters to screening "Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years 1984-1992" on March 29 in Boston.

Gay Pride Float Sneaks Into Boston’s St. Pat’s Parade

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 17, 2014
It looks like LGBT people marched in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade after all.

Mayor Skips Boston Parade Over Gay Participation

Sunday Mar 16, 2014
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh says he will not participate in the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade because organizers are excluding gay groups.

Sam Adams Pulls Out of Boston St. Patrick’s Parade

Friday Mar 14, 2014
The maker of Sam Adams beer says it is withdrawing its sponsorship of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade because organizers exclude gay groups.