Gay New York City: The Latest

Theater for the New City Presents 'Grand Theft Musical'
New York City, NY

Theater for the New City Presents 'Grand Theft Musical'

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 29
"Grand Theft Musical" is a sophisticatedly silly, satirical lampoon, yet also a warm embrace of Broadway and all things theater. Beg, borrow but please don't steal a ticket to "Grand Theft Musical."

Odd-Looking Ronaldo Bust Steals the Show at Airport Ceremony

Odd-Looking Ronaldo Bust Steals the Show at Airport Ceremony

NEWS | Mar 30
Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday's ceremony honoring the Portugal star in his hometown.

Senate Hearing to Focus on Russian Disinformation Tactics

Senate Hearing to Focus on Russian Disinformation Tactics

NEWS | By Deb Riechmann | Mar 30
Some tactics Russia used to meddle in last year's presidential election would give shivers to anyone who believes in American democracy, the Senate intelligence committee's top Democrat says.

Evil Elsa? 'Frozen' Producer Reveals Film's Original Ending

Evil Elsa? 'Frozen' Producer Reveals Film's Original Ending

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 30
Disney's animated phenomenon, "Frozen," may not have been a heartwarming tale of sisterly love if its creators stuck to the film's original planned ending.

'Happy Endings' Star Adam Pally Arrested on Drug Charges

'Happy Endings' Star Adam Pally Arrested on Drug Charges

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 30
Actor Adam Pally has been arrested and charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana in New York.

No Cellphones Backstage for Accountants After Oscar Flub

No Cellphones Backstage for Accountants After Oscar Flub

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Mar 30
PwC accountants won't be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future Oscar telecasts.

Arkansas 'Bathroom Bill' Dead for Session, to Be Studied

Arkansas 'Bathroom Bill' Dead for Session, to Be Studied

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 30
An Arkansas lawmaker dropped her proposal prohibiting individuals from using bathrooms in government buildings that do not match their gender at birth after the legislation had faced opposition from the state's Republican governor and tourism groups.

Agreement to End 'Bathroom Bill' But are There Enough Votes?

Agreement to End 'Bathroom Bill' But are There Enough Votes?

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Mar 30
Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper say they have an agreement to end the state's so-called "bathroom bill."

Poll: Americans Dislike GOP's, Trump's Plan on Health Care

Poll: Americans Dislike GOP's, Trump's Plan on Health Care

NEWS | By Alan Fram and Emily Swanson | Mar 29
Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different.

Census Suggests Counting LGBT, Then 'Corrects,' Deletes

Census Suggests Counting LGBT, Then 'Corrects,' Deletes

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman | Mar 29
The U.S. Census Bureau said it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since "corrected" the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category.

World Champion Beatboxer Butterscotch Brings One-Woman Symphony to The Dinah

World Champion Beatboxer Butterscotch Brings One-Woman Symphony to The Dinah

NIGHTLIFE | Mar 29
Butterscotch, the retro-futuristic, voice percussionist virtuosa, is joining the stellar line-up at the 2017 Dinah Shore Weekend.


Entertainment

 Review :: Sweat
New York City, NY

Review :: Sweat

THEATRE | By Steve Weinstein | Mar 28
This off-Broadway transfer is more notable for highlighting contemporary white factory workers losing their jobs than for the way the subject is handled here.

Vermont Picks Alison Bechdel as its 3rd Cartoonist Laureate

Vermont Picks Alison Bechdel as its 3rd Cartoonist Laureate

CULTURE | 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.


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

Housing Works' Annual Design on a Dime - April 29, 2017
New York City, NY

Housing Works' Annual Design on a Dime - April 29, 2017

HOME | Mar 29
This year's annual Design on a Dime event will kick off with the opening night reception on Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street.


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

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

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

CRIME | 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.


Nightlife

New York Madness Celebrates Women's History Month
New York City, NY

New York Madness Celebrates Women's History Month

LOCAL EVENTS | Mar 22
On Sunday, March 26 at 8 p.m., the March edition of New York Madness will celebrate Women's History Month with a lineup of all women writers.

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.