Gay Provincetown: The Latest

SF Mayor to Form Trans Advisory Panel

SF Mayor to Form Trans Advisory Panel

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 24
San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell plans to form a transgender advisory panel to assist the city in meeting the community's needs, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.

Trans Woman Sues SF over Bathroom Use

Trans Woman Sues SF over Bathroom Use

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 24
A transgender woman who claims a San Francisco city worker blocked her from using a women's bathroom and called her a "fucking freak" is suing the city.

Democratic Memo Details Alleged Efforts to Recruit Spy

Democratic Memo Details Alleged Efforts to Recruit Spy

NEWS | Feb 24
A memo released by House Democrats details alleged efforts by Russian operatives to recruit a former Trump campaign aide as a spy.

'The Post' Renews Attention for Pentagon Papers Ruling

'The Post' Renews Attention for Pentagon Papers Ruling

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | Feb 24
Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated "The Post" has revived interest in the newspaper battles of the 1970s, the lives of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham and executive Ben Bradlee and the risks of publishing the top-secret documents.

Adine Pintilie's 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin's Golden Bear

Adine Pintilie's 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin's Golden Bear

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 24
Director Adine Pintilie's "Touch Me Not" has won the top Golden Bear prize at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Indictment of Missouri Governor Could Have Political Ripples

Indictment of Missouri Governor Could Have Political Ripples

NEWS | By David A. Lieb, Jim Salter and Blake Nelson | Feb 24
It didn't take long after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley, the presumed GOP front runner in Missouri's hotly contested U.S. Senate race.

This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk

This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk

NEWS | By Richard A. Somma | Feb 24
This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk.

Italians Stage Protests in Violence-Marred Election Campaign

Italians Stage Protests in Violence-Marred Election Campaign

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio | Feb 24
Italians demonstrated Saturday against racism, revivals of fascism, labor reforms, mandatory vaccines and other hotly-debated issues, at some points clashing with police.

What Went Right, Wrong for NBC at the Olympic

What Went Right, Wrong for NBC at the Olympic

NEWS | By David Bauder | Feb 24
NBC can count on making a profit for its 18 days of telecasting the Winter Olympics from South Korea. The network's ratings started strong and slipped a bit as the games went on, and executives say it will end up about where they expected.

After Years of Dejection, Proponents of Gun Laws See Hope

After Years of Dejection, Proponents of Gun Laws See Hope

NEWS | By Matt Sedensky And Terry Spencer | Feb 24
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, though, has some pondering the improbable: Could this latest carnage actually lead to gun reforms?


News

Red Cross: 21 Resigned or Fired Since 2015 in Sex Cases

Red Cross: 21 Resigned or Fired Since 2015 in Sex Cases

INTERNATIONAL | Feb 24
The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff.


Entertainment

 Review :: Waitress
Provincetown, MA

Review :: Waitress

THEATRE | By Kelly May | Feb 23
Much of "Waitress" is like a sweet pie filled with sugar, butter, & flour. However, some of the musical's ingredients leave a sour taste.

The Language Of 'Black Panther'? It's Real. Give It a Try.

The Language Of 'Black Panther'? It's Real. Give It a Try.

MOVIES | By Cara Anna | Feb 24
Much of what is seen in "Black Panther" is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive click sounds that had some cast members struggling to speak it.


Business

First National Bank to Halt Production of NRA Credit Card

First National Bank to Halt Production of NRA Credit Card

FINANCE | By Grant Schulte | Feb 24
The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to customer feedback, a spokesman said Thursday.


Technology

Stores Make Push in Scan and Go Tech, Hope Shoppers Adopt It

Stores Make Push in Scan and Go Tech, Hope Shoppers Adopt It

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 24
Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam the aisles.


Finance

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

REAL ESTATE | By Beth Buczynski | Jan 27
Love and marriage don't always go together, no matter what Sinatra says. If you're in a committed relationship but nuptials are on the back burner, just know your dream of buying a home doesn't have to be.


Style

Toy Makers Turn to the Toilet for Poop-Inspired Toys

Toy Makers Turn to the Toilet for Poop-Inspired Toys

HOME | By Joseph Pisani | Feb 24
Toy makers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations. Mattel, a company best known for its clean-cut Barbie dolls, is set to release a game called Flushin' Frenzy that sends a brown plastic poop flying into the air.


Health/Fitness

PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

HIV/AIDS | Feb 23
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that there are more than 1.2 million women and men in the United States who can benefit from PrEP.


Travel

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Art Trail in Mexico City

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Art Trail in Mexico City

FINE ARTS | By Anita Snow | Feb 23
All around Mexico City, Frida and Diego-philes can find the couple's work at over a dozen museums and public spaces. Here are some stops on the Kahlo-Rivera trail.


Nightlife

Gay Day at the Circus Spectacular!

Gay Day at the Circus Spectacular!

What could be better that nimble athletic bodies performing acrobatic feats for your thrills, pleasure and delight? Join us for "GAY DAY AT THE CIRCUS SPECTACULAR!"