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  • Illusionists

    When reigning titleholder Kirby Kolby steps down at Saturday's Miss Gay D.C. America pageant, the experience may be bittersweet. But the emphasis really should be...

  • Tiara Fairy Tale

    When David Lowman says he has performed as Reba McEntire, he's not just being an over-the-top drag queen. ''I actually toured with Reba McEntire for...

  • Local Takes National Title

    In a field of 52 contestants competing for the 2011 Miss Gay America title in Columbus, Ohio, earlier this month, it was Coti Collins, Miss...

  • Pageantry of Pride

    Two years ago, a drag king was crowned Mr. Capital Pride, and drag queens generally reign as Miss Capital Pride. But either contest ''is certainly...

  • Talent and Tiaras

    As the co-owner of Cocker Productions, Robert York, a former director of Capital Pride, has been producing Capital Pride pageants for nearly a decade now....

  • Happy York Day

    For most Americans, Feb. 20 was a day off from work or school, thanks to the federal government honoring Washington's Birthday. In D.C., the day...

  • Charting the Course of Pride

    Thirty years ago, Deep Throat was a national mystery, gays and lesbians were a marginalized community under attack, and gay pride was a new idea...

  • AIDS Walk on the Rebound

    After a number of uncertain years in which fundraising and attendance totals significantly decreased, organizers say that the 18th annual AIDS Walk this Saturday morning...

  • Letter from Robert York

    DEAR FRIENDS, On behalf of the Capital Pride committee, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 29th annual Capital Pride Festival. We hope...

  • Pride + Vote = Power

    ''Rock the vote.'' ''Every vote counts.'' ''Choose or lose.'' ''Vote as if your life depended on it.'' Each election cycle we hear the admonishments. From...

  • Weatherproof Pride

    Photographs by Randy Shulman and Michael Wichita It didn't rain. Not a single drop. Not on the parade, not on the festival. But as late...

  • At the Helm

    Gay Pride. It's a phrase bandied about with a fair amount of frequency. Our public ents herald it, our activist organizations embody it, and yet...

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