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  • Party Crasher

    Titan Bar held all the elements for a party Monday evening. Beyond the regular bar offerings, there was a buffet. The crowd of about 50...

  • Fondling the Boob Tube

    My dealer is holding out on me. She must know my stash is running low, and I know she has what I want. But she...

  • Finding Safe Harbor

    The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington's Spring Affair on Saturday night promises to be a glittering soiree with dancing, black ties and cocktails. But one...

  • Cash Crunch at Whitman-Walker

    For the first time in its history, Whitman-Walker Clinic has been unable to meet its payroll due to financial strains within the organization. Adding to...

  • Bhangra, 'Boxer' and Brunch

    With the flowers blooming and the calendar filling, it's clear that GLBT pride season is upon us. From April's Youth Pride celebration to Memorial Day...

  • Lighting the Way

    Few communities in Washington have as many burdens to bear as the transgender community. From violence to bigotry to health issues, this community has dealt...

  • Parenting in the Pink

    Ellen Kahn set a storybook tone last Saturday morning as gay parents -- and prospective parents -- and their kids gathered at Sligo Middle School...

  • Emotional Fescue

    I spent a recent few days at my brother's house in Iowa, about half a block away from the elementary school I attended for most...

  • Good Government

    (EDITOR'S NOTE: The GLLU presentation will be Webcast Wednesday, May 11, between 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., at www.ashinstitute.harvard.edu/Ash/) Unless a person has had direct...

  • Dinner on Deck

    For those in tune with the Washington calendar of fundraisers and galas, it may seem that fall is arriving rather early this year. Fortunately, there's...

  • Places at the Tables

    There's a general rule of thumb when determining the level of commitment to an activist cause or outing: If one is willing to come out...

  • Order vs. Oysters on 17th Street

    The stretch of 17th Street NW, between P Street and Riggs Place, roughly, is possibly the ''gayest'' neighborhood in D.C., with a cluster of gay...

  • Hat Head

    Red is not my color, and it really never has been. When I am buying clothes -- which I do with shocking frequency -- red...

  • Laurels for Leaders

    Next week the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance (GLAA), a local lobby of surprisingly influential advocates for the district's gay community -- as well as...

  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's 16th annual Leadership Awards

    Click for more photos of NGLTF Leadership Awards Nearly 300 people gathered on Thursday, April 7 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Woodley Park for...