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The OutField: Putting ‘Puto’ to Shame

The OutField: Putting ‘Puto’ to Shame

By: Dan Woog*/Special for TRT— The recently concluded 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil had everything: Goals galore. Scintillating performances (including several by the surprisingly non-inept United States team). Gay prostitutes. ¡¿Que diabos?! “Gay prostitutes” refers to a very loud, very clear chant favored by many (though certainly not all) Mexican fans. “Puto” is as […]

Out of Town: Exploring Québec City

Out of Town: Exploring Québec City

By: Andrew Collins*/Special to TRT— With its fairytale setting high on a cliff-top overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Québec City ranks among the most romantic and historic destinations in the Western Hemisphere. Although it’s grown over the years into a thriving metropolis of slightly more than 500,000, Québec City’s ancient core, which lies inside a […]

The Frivolist: 10 Smart Ways to Capitalize on Back-to-School Savings

The Frivolist: 10 Smart Ways to Capitalize on Back-to-School Savings

By: Mikey Rox/Special to TRT— Even if you’re not a parent, August is a month to use back-to-school sales to your advantage; this time of year is great for stocking up on office and craft supplies, new clothes and shoes, and snack foods for your work lunches. To help you make the most of this […]

Out of Town: Asheville, North Carolina LGBT Places to Visit

Out of Town: Asheville, North Carolina LGBT Places to Visit

By: Andrew Collins/Special to TRT— If you’ve been keeping up with the country’s most buzzed-about hipster destinations of late, you’ve probably heard Asheville mentioned in the mix, perhaps alongside cities like Austin, Brooklyn, and Portland, Ore. This relatively small mountain metropolis in western North Carolina has long been a creative-spirited, relatively progressive island in one […]

Michael Sam Urges Athletes to Shine a Spotlight on Homophobia

Michael Sam Urges Athletes to Shine a Spotlight on Homophobia

  As Gay Games 9 is set to begin in Cleveland tomorrow, Michael Sam, one of the world’s highest profile LGBT athletes, is urging people to take part in the first international study on homophobia in sports. The study is the first to collect national data about discrimination in the United States as well as […]

The OutField: A passel of Pride & the LGBT Athletes that "Came Out"

The OutField: A passel of Pride & the LGBT Athletes that “Came Out”

By: Dan Woog*/Special to TRT— Gay Pride Month was June, but the party doesn’t end there. So let’s hoist the rainbow flag, drink a toast (with the alcohol of a gay-friendly sponsor) and honor the LGBT athletes who make us proud. The biggest—physically, anyway—is Jason Collins. The NBA player made us proud when he came out […]

Deep Inside Hollywood: DiCaprio, Hardy, Sontag, Hayes and Rosie

Deep Inside Hollywood: DiCaprio, Hardy, Sontag, Hayes and Rosie

By: Romeo San Vicente*/Special to TRT— Tom Hardy + Leonardo DiCaprio? Let’s hope. Alt-Hollywood’s current “It Woman” of producers, Megan Ellison, is known for taking creative risks for meaningful films in a time when big studios run screaming from that sort of thing. As the head of Annapurna, the young lesbian mogul has produced Academy Award-nominated […]

Comic and New England Native Julie Goldman Talks Boston Scene, Identity & Truth in Comedy

Comic and New England Native Julie Goldman Talks Boston Scene, Identity & Truth in Comedy

By: Lauren Walleser/TRT Assistant Editor— BOSTON, Mass.—Dyke Night Productions will present another One Night StandUp comedy event Saturday, August 9 featuring Boston-born comedian Julie Goldman, recognized nationally for her work as a standup comic, appearances on LOGO’s The Big Gay Sketch Show, as well as numerous TV specials and comedy albums. Known for producing many […]