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Thursday, June 03, 2010

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Fighting back

Two cases in federal court here in Massachusetts could help turn the national tide against DOMA
Thanks to a federal law that codifies discrimination against same-sex couples, more than 15,000 legally married couples (and an untold number of children) are being denied basic benefits, such as the right to file their taxes jointly, or Social Security payments and health-insurance subsidies.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 04, 2010


Finding a niche
The DeCordova's sculpture; Judi Rotenberg's farewell
High and low culture from Japan
Art of the Hole Dept.
Photos: Crystal Friends at the MEME Gallery
Crystal Friends at the MEME Gallery | May 28-30, 2010
Play by play: June 4, 2010
Theater listings, week of June 4, 2010
Role model?
John Waters gets up close and personal


Boston Pride Week: Off the map
The best in fringy Pride-Week ragers
Photos: TraniWreck: GOLD II at Club Oberon
TraniWreck at Club Oberon on May 30, 2010
Steve Jobs talks toast
 Big Fat Whale
That's not my name!
Think changing genders is tricky? Try changing your name
The new gay bars
 Is that a paradigm shift in your pocket?
Where the girls are
Prime places to track down all the single ladies
Wine and Chekhov
Failure: A Comic Strip


Game Changer
After decades of lackluster releases, the video-game-turned-film genre may have finally found its royalty
Review: Air Doll
Overly cherished sex doll comes to life
Review: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo
Pallid documentary on Japan's insect obsession
Review: Birdemic: Shock and Terror
Campy, no-budget homage to Hitchcock
Review: Get Him To the Greek
Heroin-addled rocker stages his comeback
Review: Holy Rollers
Hasidic Jews try the drug trafficking biz
Review: Micmacs
Witty prologue spirals downward into clumsy plot
Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Acrobatic loner thrust into the arms of a princess
Review: Splice
Splitting heirs: Variety is the life of Splice

Movies Continued

Shake Your Booty for a Bounty
Dance for Your Supper Dept.
The garden of Vittorio De Sica
Mostly high points at the Harvard Film Archive


Bedroom community
Dead Cats Dead Rats dig out of the 'burbs
Does jazz have a melody problem?
Phil Sargent and Daniel Bennett try a new approach
Factor | Lawson Graham
Fake Four (2010)
Photos: The National at the House of Blues
The National, live at the House of Blues, on June 2, 2010
Ratatat | LP4
XL (2010)
Reality bites
The singular surrealism of Robyn Hitchcock
The Black Keys | Brothers
Nonesuch (2010)


Fighting back
Two cases in federal court here in Massachusetts could help turn the national tide against DOMA
High-octane coverage
The Huffington Post owns Gulf coverage; plus, that Hitchens memoir
Today’s Chevy
Fletch is a midsize star vehicle
Walk for AIDS: 25 years
Join in this Sunday. Despite significant progress, many challenges remain.
Weenie Roast!
The Phoenix 's second annual Memorial Day political roast


Crossword: ''Smoothie Mix''
Add these acts together and blend
Phillip Merling: Oh, baby
A Dolphin gets flagged for illegal hands to face; plus, Zach Randolph resurfaces
Review: Alan Wake
Shadowplay: Remedy Entertainment puts on a light show

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