Opinion

  • The Intimate Act of Disclosure

    As we approach another World AIDS Day I find myself reflecting on one of the most troubling elements in our discussion moving forward. It is...

  • Stand Up, Write Back

    There is something electric about being in an LGBTQ space. The spark, the sizzle of energy, compassion and willingness to both question and listen fills...

  • Holiday Blue Notes

    The holidays are approaching, but events are making it hard to get in the festive spirit. Not only is a friend spamming me with polls...

  • Mary Cheney Gets Contrary

    It's hard being the family gay. When you're the first in your family to come out — meaning the active choice to live your life...

  • Listening and Learning

    With the holidays around the corner, plenty of us are bound to find ourselves in alien surroundings. It might be at the family home of...

  • It's the ENDA the World (as We Know It)

    About five years into Barack Obama's socialistic — or fascistic, depending on which side of the bed congressional Republicans woke up on this morning —...

  • A Pox on Purity

    In political advocacy, as in statecraft, purity is a luxury an effective practitioner cannot afford. The tea party's aggressive push for ideological purity has yielded...

  • Asian, Party of One

    So while I was driving my nephew back to Falls Church for a weekend visit, we were having a conversation about the experience of 8th...

  • The Ruling Classless

    I consider myself fortunate that I took off last week to work on another project because about the last thing in the world I wanted...

  • A Moon for Misrule

    If a full moon makes people crazy, what's their excuse the rest of the month? This haunting question arose on Oct. 18 as I sat...

  • Phallocentric Fallacy

    Earlier this month, The Washington Times printed some commentary by Matt Philbin of the Reston, Va.-based Media Research Center. Essentially, he's disturbed by transgender self-identification,...

  • Government, Cheesed

    In the summer of 1991 I scraped together some coins from my rapidly depleting change bowl and hopped on the 14th Street bus that took...

  • Garrison Gibbons Rises Above Hate

    The night started like any other performance at Ole Miss. The house lights dimmed, the stage lights came up, and our production of The Laramie...

  • Buffoonery on the Brink

    The brinkmanship in Washington is getting a little heady, so let's summarize: The thug from Texas by way of Princeton and Harvard says to The...

  • Letter from Belgrade

    Calling a country ''democratic'' doesn't necessarily mean much when it comes to human rights. At least, not in Serbia, with its hopes of being accepted...

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