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All posts tagged "capital pride 2009"

  • Celebrating a Movement

    ''I'll never forget this moment the rest of my life,'' a beaming RuPaul shouted last Sunday from the Capital Pride main stage. With the Capitol...

  • Pride Guide

    Although the fictitious Dolly Levi was so upset by the notion of the parade passing her by that she had to belt out a tune...

  • The Big Show

    There's something for everyone at the 34th Annual Capital Pride, from nearly 100 contingents marching in the Parade, to a Festival stage featuring lesbian rocker...

  • A New Beginning

    When Whitman-Walker Clinic announced that it was ending it stewardship of the annual Capital Pride celebration and announced its search for a new host organization,...

  • Pride's Supermodel

    ''You know, when the blistering draught scorches the earth's surface, it has to cover itself with clouds to do a repair job. And that's what...

  • Everybody Dance Now

    Martha Wash credits much of her lingering gay popularity to Sylvester, the flamboyant gay disco legend. ''You've got the fans who are, say, chronologically advancing...

  • Labor of Love

    Capital Pride is all about the volunteers. Top to bottom, inside and out, the largest annual festival in the nation's capital -- along with the...

  • Queer as Folk Rock

    Folk-rocker Melissa Ferrick is enthusiastic about the prospects of gay marriage. ''I think it's awesome that it passed in Iowa, and it's great that it...

  • Here's Valerie!

    ''I feel like there's momentum now, finally in the country, toward sanity,'' says Valerie Harper. The veteran actress, this year's Capital Pride Celebrity Grand Marshall,...

  • Pride After Dark

    Every year, New York City includes in its Pride festivities a huge outdoor dance party on a pier off the Hudson River in Chelsea. Michael...

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