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  • Post Gay

    A bit of clarification: This is a story about Hank Stuever, a Washington Post Style section writer who, as it happens, is a gay man....

  • Words of Caushun

    Collectively, rap and hip-hop artists have pretty much cornered the market on gay bashing. There's DMX's vibrantly visual ''Well in the back wit ya faggot...

  • Bar Quest

    The martini's iconic status has elevated it almost to the point of cliché. Sean Connery made ''shaken, not stirred'' 007's very identity. Lauren Bacall never...

  • Language of Love

    Irish author Jamie O'Neill flips intently through the pages of a book. Though it's his own novel, At Swim, Two Boys, and he knows every...

  • Babes in Boyland

    Susan Morabito is different, and the double X chromosomes aren't the extent of it. As one of the circuit's most sought-after DJs, she's carved out...

  • Non-Political Parties

    Popular belief says that DJs should pick a musical niche and stick with it because association with a particular style makes them memorable. Roland Belmares...

  • Hard News

    When A&P groceries transferred Don Michaels to Buffalo, New York in 1968, it was an unlikely link in a chain of events that made the...

  • Between the Lines

    Quick! What's the definition of transgender? Well, it's anyone who was born as a man but considers themselves to be a woman, or vice versa....

  • Chad Allen

    ''Long before I made the decision to come out and be an openly gay actor,'' says Chad Allen, ''I was told, 'Don't do it until...

  • Rocket Man

    Of all the places you'd expect to find one of theatre's brightest young luminaries, Shirlington isn't one of them. We're not even talking about ''fancy''...

  • Classical Figure

    Michael Kahn hates the legacy question. You can tell by the way he shifts in his office chair on this brisk Tuesday evening. ''I don't...

  • Republican AIDS Czar Scott Evertz

    That Scott Evertz is an openly gay man with a job in a Republican administration isn't the most surprising thing. The most surprising thing is...

  • Blurring the Lines

    Way back in the late 1980s, a flurry of novels by young writers heralded what was seen by many as a new gay wave in...

  • Sandra Bernhard

    How does one forge a personality as strong and unique as Sandra Bernhard's? It may have had something to do with her upbringing, first in...

  • Outside, Looking In

    ''Outsider'' is a pretty loaded word, with connotations mired in images of 10th grade outcasts in black trenchcoats, serial killers, and Harley-straddling Peter Fondas. So...