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All posts tagged "lesbians"

  • Folking Around

    For the record, Cheryl Wheeler is not an ''angry dyke.'' No matter what the Westboro Baptist Church says. ''Well,'' she says, ''I do get angry...

  • From Short to Feature

    ''I set out to write well-rounded characters,'' says Dee Rees of her filmmaking debut, Pariah. ''Each one has their own wants, their own needs, their...

  • Sapphic Glances

    ''The two women were very public as a same-sex couple,'' says art historian Wanda M. Corn of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. '' they...

  • Clinton's Administrations

      {Kate Clinton (Photo by Jurek Wajdowicz)} There's a fine line between charisma and charm. If charisma is the bait, charm is the rod and...

  • Carrie Evans Named Executive Director of Equality Maryland

    Equality Maryland, the state's primary LGBT-advocacy organization, announced Nov. 10 it has hired attorney and longtime activist Carrie Evans as executive director. The news comes...

  • Benign Fun

    Cancer may not be the funniest thing in the world. It's probably not even in your Top 10. But when cancer happens to a funny...

  • Seeking Recognition

    ''I think Paula was very similar in public and private, very passionate about her views, very funny, and at times very playful – especially with...

  • Lesbian Central

    Why have all the lesbians gone to Alexandria? That may be the question on many minds next weekend, when the Birchmere hosts a couple shows...

  • Bending with Benevolence

    A novel approach to helping women deal with breast cancer is coming to the District this month – possibly in the form of the ''downward-facing...

  • International Arrest

    Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch have announced an arrest in the 2007 murder of a local lesbian who was found dead in...

  • Tammy Baldwin at the 2011 HRC Dinner [video]

    On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) addressed the 15th annual Human Rights Campaign national dinner. After being introduced by longtime HRC...

  • Outspoken, Ep. 38: Phasefest 2011 [video]

    In this edition of Outspoken, host Ebone Bell talks with some of the bands at Phasefest, posing the question, ''What's on your iPod?'' //

  • Rock Steady

    This year may spell the end of PhaseFest -- at least as it has come to be known during its first five years. Next year,...

  • Multiple Charges Dog Washington

    The man accused of attacking a group of women, at least one of whom identifies as a lesbian, in Columbia Heights in late July has...

  • Manji's Mission

    Irshad Manji has new pieces in her life. There's her new book, Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage To Reconcile Faith and Freedom. Then there's...

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