Gay Provincetown: The Latest

Tune In: Tim Gunn and Ken Paves Make Over 'Biggest Loser' Fan Favorite

STYLE | Feb 7
It's time for one of the most eagerly anticipated events of "The Biggest Loser" season -- the fan favorite makeover episode!

Black History Month Profiles: Alvin Ailey and Nell Carter

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Feb 7
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. This week we profile Alvin Ailey and Nell Carter.

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

ENTERTAINMENT | By Scott Holland | Feb 7
Whether you are gay, lesbian, straight, bi-sexual or transgendered everyone wants to be loved. I put together a list of items designed for the budget conscious consumer...after all if you are rich you don't need my help.

SF Filmmaking Lesbian Couple Up for Oscar

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sari Staver | Feb 7
When San Francisco filmmakers Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman were nominated for an Oscar for their film "Last Day of Freedom," friends started asking one question: "What are you wearing?" to the Academy Awards gala.

Museum's Stellar Return in Berkeley

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sura Wood | Feb 7
BAMPFA's new home is a 1939 UC Berkeley printing plant "repurposed" by Diller Scofidio + Renfro Architects, who've integrated a curvilinear machine aesthetic and given the streamlined moderne, late Deco style a 21st-century panache.

SF Pride Names GM Nominees

NEWS | By Sari Staver | Feb 7
The nominees, a diverse group of queer and straight people, were "selected for their contributions to the LGBTQ communities," according to officials with the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee Inc.

Concerns Rise Over Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea

NEWS | By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is raising concerns in both Europe, where it has already appeared, and in the U.S., where it is feared it will show up before long.

Love & Lust 2016: Two Years Later, the Bill Gates-Funded Condoms of the Future Are Stalled

NEWS | By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
The Gates Foundation recognized the need for a better condom and in 2013 announced a handful of grant recipients. Yet innovation seems to have stalled, and so far it appears little headway is being made.

Virginia Senate Passes Pair of Nondiscrimination Bills

NEWS | By John Riley | Feb 6
The Virginia Senate on Friday passed a pair of nondiscrimination bills with bipartisan support, sending them to the House of Delegates for consideration.

D.C. Council Passes Health Care Cultural Competency Bill

NEWS | By John Riley | Feb 6
The D.C. Council approved a first-of-its-kind bill that would require all licensed, certified and registered health care professionals to undergo cultural competency training on health challenges that specifically affect members of the LGBT community.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: The Happy Ending

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 7
This Blu-ray release of the pungent 1969 critique of marriage makes for a tart counterpoint to the matrimonial idealists on both sides of today's ongoing marriage debate.


Business

UN Panel: Too Often Only Half of Aid Money Gets to the Needy

FINANCE | By Edith M. Lederer | Feb 7
Too often only half of the money from donors is getting to the millions of people devastated by conflicts and natural disasters who desperately need humanitarian aid, the co-chair of a U.N.-appointed panel said Wednesday.


Technology

Scientists in Germany Switch on Nuclear Fusion Experiment

SCIENCE | By Frank Jordans | Feb 7
Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.


Finance

Is That Credit Card With the Annual Fee Really Worth It?

SAVING | By Ken Sweet | Jan 31
The biggest months for adding and dropping credit cards are December and January, so now's the time to make sure that $95 annual fee is really worth it.


Health/Fitness

Claiming Anti-Gay Discrimination, NYC Man Sues Hospital

HEALTH | Feb 5
A man is suing a New York City-area hospital for discrimination, claiming he was ignored and that staffers used gay slurs towards him during a September trip to the emergency room.


Travel

Toronto Essentials

By Charmaine Noronha | Feb 7
Grab your toque (what Canadians call a wool hat) and get your game face on if you're heading for the NBA All-Star Game in the 6ix -a term coined by rapper Drake, Toronto's unofficial ambassador, for his hometown.


Nightlife

'L Word' Celesbians Reunite for Dinah's 'Hot as L' Showcase

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Feb 5
Club Skirts, in association with SHOWTIME, will present "Hot as L," one of the Dinah Shore Weekend's signature events, featuring some of our community's most beloved and popular stars including Elizabeth Keener, Clementine Ford and Tracy Reyerson.