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  • The Return of Kostas

    Anytime there's a new gay-oriented party starting at a straight nightclub, it's one of the first questions to ask. Can men take off their shirts?...

  • A Ziegfeld's Christmas

    Heard the rumor about local drag legend Ella Fitzgerald appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race? ''Why in the hell?'' retorts Fitzgerald. ''No, baby, that's for the...

  • Drag King Christmas

    ''I am your sole drag queen of the house,'' purrs Isis Deverreoux of Phase 1 of Dupont. In fact, Deverreoux is becoming essentially the lesbian...

  • Swan Song

    Although the DC Eagle is expected to someday soon move out of the building it has called home since 1987, there is still plenty of...

  • Up Town

    In the early '90s, nationally recognized club singers, from Crystal Waters to CeCe Peniston, were the chief draw for gay nightclubs. Soon after, DJs became...

  • Fully Lodged

    Right before Halloween 2010, Ryan Dryden and Joe Velasquez, a gay couple, opened The Lodge, a gay bar outside Hagerstown in western Maryland. But The...

  • Charm City Leather

    ''It makes everybody laugh,'' says Andrew McCarty of COMMAND MC. This weekend, his Maryland leather organization hosts its annual Mr. Maryland Leather contest as part...

  • Fashion Fetish

    It may take place the Saturday before Halloween, but the costume party at L'Enfant Café near Adams Morgan is ''not full-on costume,'' explains Chord Bezerra....

  • Your Guide to Halloween Nightlife in D.C.

    UPDATE: The 17th Street High Heel Race has been rescheduled. The new date is Thursday, November 1, from 6-9 p.m; on 17th Street NW between P...

  • Bunny Hop

    ''I just DJ, hop around, go clubbing and enjoy everything,'' says DJ Cottontail. ''I don't really have to do much. I'm a bunny!'' More to...

  • Upstairs, Downstairs

    When Number Nine opened in May 2011, it immediately became one of the city's hottest Happy Hour spots, featuring two-for-one drink specials every night. It...

  • Samson's Strength

    The Men is a new band from Brooklyn that JD Samson says plays ''really heavy music, somewhere between hardcore and metal.'' In other words, it...

  • Needles and Pins

    It's only natural that a drag queen named Sharon Needles would have pointed things to say, even about herself. But it's still shocking she hits...

  • Think Pink

    The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force produces the famed Winter Party Festival in Miami, with the tagline ''party with a purpose.'' But why should...

  • Taking a Drag in Arlington

    You won't see drag queens in swimsuits at the Miss Gay Arlington pageant. ''There are several queens who God blessed with an extremely good body,...

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