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  • Targeting Dupont

    Washingtonians have plenty of reasons to feel anxious, looking at the city through Code Orange-tinted lenses. An errant airplane causes the frenzied evacuation of Congress....

  • Signature Moments

    ''My mother won't explain it,'' says Paris Barclay of his offbeat but memorably elegant first name. ''She claimed she was reading mythology when I was...

  • Trans Mission

    At the age of forty, a time when many people are contemplating the middle of their lives, Mara Keisling was at the beginning of a...

  • Without Fear

    ''It kicks your butt, touring solo,'' says SONiA as she settles into the start of a Saturday afternoon interview from a motel in Ohio, where...

  • Home Making

    ''I can die happy now!'' It's Sunday afternoon, the first day of August, and Michael Mayer is on the phone waxing enthusiastic about a moment...

  • David Mixner

    ''You want a soundbite?'' David Mixner grins. ''I'll give you a soundbite. I'm a man who's devoted forty years of his life -- sometimes at...

  • A Night to Remember

    ''It's not a party. It's not a gala. It is a social marketing effort that also has a fundraising component.'' Clyde Penn's description of last...

  • Finding the Center

    It's an unassuming place, Stead Park, bounded on two sides by streets that define to a large extent the center of the gay and lesbian...

  • Victory In Leather

    ''Utter shock.'' That's how Jason Hendrix describes his feelings the moment his name was called as this year's International Mr. Leather. ''My hands were shaking....

  • Leading the Charge

    Cheryl Jacques had a tough act to follow when she arrived in D.C. last January to take the helm of the Human Rights Campaign. The...

  • Ruff Stuff

    Hundreds gathered in Dupont Circle on Saturday, June 19, 2004 for the 11th Annual Pride of Pets dog show. Awards were given for pet categories...

  • The 2004 Capital Pride Parade and Street Festival

    Capital Pride Parade Dupont Circle Washington, DC Saturday, June 12, 2004 Capital Pride Festival Pennsylvania Ave Washington, DC Saturday, June 13,

  • A Touch of Gold

    One of the biggest thrills of Ari Gold's life was the day he met Madonna. ''Actually, I exchanged words with her,'' recalls Gold, whose own...

  • Wet Suits

    Logo Square Cut by Diesel, $55.50 at Universal Gear Life Guard Trunk by Andrew Christian, $39.50 at Universal Gear Bermuda Triangle Army Cut by Blueman,...

  • The Buddy System

    At 57, Otis T. ''Buddy'' Sutson has a lot of activist work behind him. But just talk to him for a few minutes and you'll...

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