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All posts by Will O'Bryan

  • Holiday Wish List

    My, it's been a big year. Particularly so for gay Americans, thanks to the Supreme Court gutting the Defense of Marriage Act. Then again, for...

  • Out and Tuned In

    When it comes to ''institutions,'' D.C. has plenty that are completely removed from Congress, the White House, the Smithsonian or all the other icons recognized...

  • Wives Making Waves

    For some couples, marriage might signal the start of quiet domesticity. Then there are the power couples. Bill and Hillary. Sonny and Cher. And certainly...

  • CAP Releases LGBT Detainee Report

    Four days before Thanksgiving, Nov. 25, an audience at the downtown D.C. headquarters of the Center for American Progress (CAP) listened to a story that...

  • Gunmen reportedly open fire at Moscow gay club

    “Homophobia is policy in Putin’s Russia!”    –Spectrum Human Rights, from the Virginia-based human-rights group’s Nov. 16 release advisving that affiliates in Moscow and Russian...

  • Laverne Cox returns to TV as HBO Latino debuts “Musical Chairs”

    While we’re waiting for Season 2 of the groundbreaking Orange Is the New Black, based on Piper Kerman’s prison memoir of the same name, to...

  • One Gay Man's Russia

    In the comfortable second-floor meeting space of Dupont Circle's Le Mirch restaurant Wednesday evening, Nov. 13, the conversation had zero to do with anything so...

  • Listening and Learning

    With the holidays around the corner, plenty of us are bound to find ourselves in alien surroundings. It might be at the family home of...

  • Libation Laps

    Between the recent AIDS Walk Washington and the Marine Corps Marathon, quite a few spectators might be inspired to move their feet. But if the...

  • Cho-Zen

    She may have catapulted to fame for her standup when she was barely old enough to drink, but Margaret Cho has shown no signs of...

  • Bloodworth-Thomason’s Bridegroom premieres Sunday on OWN

    When it comes to Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, an automatic association is comedy – granted, often socially aware comedy – like her hit show Designing Women. The...

  • Heel Thyself

    Click here to see photographs from the High Heel Races, 2002-2012, by Todd Franson, Ward Morrison and Michael Wichita Edging up on three decades, preparations...

  • Hunting for LGBT History

    While the federal government might stop, time marches on. In October, that truth may be particularly poignant for LGBT folks marking LGBT History Month. The...

  • AMC posts full ‘Walking Dead’ season opener

    Want to check out the full first episode of AMC’s The Walking Dead, Season 4? It’s online and ready to go. And — just this...

  • Phallocentric Fallacy

    Earlier this month, The Washington Times printed some commentary by Matt Philbin of the Reston, Va.-based Media Research Center. Essentially, he's disturbed by transgender self-identification,...

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