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  • Love It

    Runaway Brides: Norris, Jacobson and Biggs What's not to love about Big Love? Not a thing, I'm ecstatic to say. Avant-garde playwright Charles...

  • Minority Rules

    Future shock: Cruise Slowly but surely, Steven Spielberg has been growing up. Benevolent, wide-eyed wonderments that characterized such early works as Close Encounters...

  • Into the Mousetrap

    It's ten past nine, and apparently Stinger Ray's is the place to be. Located just off of Terminal A, the bar's neon glow is a...

  • Lypsinka Speaks!

    To say that John Epperson is the ''Pride of Mississippi'' probably wouldn't be the most accurate of statements. Now, that's not to disparage Epperson's estimable...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Lena, I'm white, but I only date Asian men. My friends call me racist. I say it's just personal preference. What do you think?...

  • The Words of Tammy Faye

    What is it that gays love about Tammy Faye Bakker-Messner? Is it her camp value? Her perky, love-gushing way with words? Is it her unbridled...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dishing It Out

    If ever there were a poster boy for globalization's best-case scenario, Ali Shirazinia would certainly be it. He left the town of his birth --...

  • Life of the Party

    In a town where more bigwigs sit on congressional committees than big wigs sit on heads, where party lines can be longer on the Hill...

  • 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...

  • 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''...

  • 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...