All posts tagged "smoking"

  • Courting Smokers with Help

    Trying to get to some of the root causes of why lesbian, bisexual or transgender women may smoke in greater numbers than the mainstream, Sara...

  • There's Smoke, No Ire

    Not long ago, smoking was a contentious topic in the local GLBT community with an intense -- and occasionally acrimonious -- debate over a ban...

  • The Return of the Lizard

    Mark Lee knows how to make an impression. There was the success of his first Sunday night party in Adams Morgan during the late 1980s....

  • ATLAS Shrugs

    Mark Lee is not the bogeyman. He is not lurking around the district's many alleys handing out cigarettes to underage teens. But Lee says his...

  • Sunday Shake-Up

    ''I suppose people should think about this as Cher's final tour,'' longtime club promoter Mark Lee jokes as he talks about his future in the...

  • Lizard Lounge's Last Act

    The Lizard will shortly no longer be a king on the Sunday night scene. After almost eight years the weekly Lizard Lounge party will close,...

  • Homefront

    Living Check to Check IN ONE OF THE MOST striking moments of 2005, Whitman-Walker Clinic announced in May that it would be unable to meet...

  • Bashing the Ban

    UPDATED JAN. 5 -- The City Council on Jan. 4 voted 11 to 1 in favor of a bill to ban smoking in all enclosed...

  • Smoke Saga

    Washington moved another step closer to banning smoking in all workplaces -- including bars and nightclubs -- following a 12-1 vote Dec. 6 in favor...

  • Graham Goes Smoke-free

    During a Ward 1 town-hall meeting Thursday, June 9, Councilmember Jim Graham publicly offered his support to expanding the city's smoke-free workplace laws to include...

  • Graham Joins Smoke-Free Effort

    During a Ward 1 town-hall meeting last night, June 9, Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) publicly offered his support to expanding the city's smoke-free workplace...

  • Smoke Signals

    In Washington's ongoing tug-o-war over tobacco, the Whitman-Walker Clinic Board of Directors voted late last month to support expansion of the city's smoke-free workplace laws...

  • No Ifs, Ands or Butts

    Washington's newest local celebrity is Mary. She's the central figure in a new campaign aimed at smokers who are trying to kick the habit. Ads...

  • Mark Lee

    Photography by Todd Franson If you have an e-mail account, chances are good you've gotten an Atlas E-mail Alert from Mark Lee. And if you've...

  • Kicking the Habit

    Two times as many lesbians report being heavy smokers than straight women, says the Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer, so it's no surprise if...

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