Boston LGBT Film Festival as diverse as culture it celebrates
- There’s little that’s generic or PC about the films and subjects in the festival’s 28th year.
Gay groups excluded from St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people will not be marching in the annual South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday after two groups received rejection letters from organizers.
After six years of lobbying on Beacon Hill, the state’s transgender community yesterday won civil rights protections that have long been extended to other minority groups.
OPINION: A fake blog can cause real problems
- ON FEB. 19, 2011, Amina Abdullah Arraf al Omar, a 35-year-old Syrian-American, was born. Her blog, “A Gay Girl in Damascus,” was a dramatic account of the violence now engulfing Syria.
The 41st Annual Boston Pride Parade was off to a rainy start once again but even stormy weather couldn’t keep locals from lining the parade’s path with support and pride. (34 photos.)
In a move that may be the first of its kind in the country, Cambridge will soon begin making payments to same-sex married public employees to defray the cost of what local officials have called a discriminatory federal tax.
Raise a glass with Pride
- It’s Pride Week in the city, which means that many local bars are toasting the occasion by adding special cocktails to the menu.
ATLANTA—Gay and bisexual high school students are more likely than their heterosexual classmates to smoke, drink alcohol or do other risky things, according to a government study released Monday.