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  • National LGBT Health Awareness Week

    The first annual National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Awareness Week starts on Sunday, March 16. Local sponsors include Whitman-Walker Clinic, The Mautner Project...

  • Crawl Space

    ''I'm pooped,'' I thought -- fully aware of and quite pleased with my double entendre -- as I crawled out of the Colossal Colon. The...

  • Rocky's Road

    Photography by Todd Franson Even in the early afternoon hours before the restaurant opens for dinner, you can feel the warmth in Rocky's Café. Maybe...

  • Checking In with Food & Friends

    Shniderman ''This has been the winter from hell,'' says Food & Friends executive director Craig M. Shniderman, bemoaning the relative onslaught of snow that, in...

  • Orchestral Maneuvers

    If anyone can get away with a techno remix of such revered American orchestral music as Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring, it's Jonathan Sheffer. ''I don't...

  • Busch League

    If you've seen Psycho Beach Party -- either the wild and wacky Source Theatre production of more than a decade ago or the more subdued...

  • Post It

    If your sense of social duty dictates that you announce your wedding in the pages of The Washington Post, it's going to be separated from...

  • Getting Started

    Businesses marked with an asterisk are recommended by couples profiled in this story. Publications and Websites The Essential Guide to Lesbian & Gay Weddings by...

  • Space Age Plastic

    Photograph by Michael Wichita ''The missile knows where it is at all times. It knows this because it knows where it isn't by subtracting where...

  • Wedded Bliss

    The history of romance is filled with eloquent phrases and evocative sweet nothings that resonate between the hearts of lovers. ''FMM143 '' might not, at...

  • Make It Legal

    Washington, D.C.'s Domestic Partnership registry, administered by the Department of Health's Vital Records Division, is the biggest legal step, so far, that gay and lesbian...

  • Heavenly Honeymoons

    Whether you tied the knot in a giant church ceremony or quickly ducked in to the domestic partner registration office, you don't want to skip...

  • Taking the Lead

    Photography by Todd Franson For some people, the southeast Washington area between South Capitol and Eighth Street along the Navy Yard is a place to...

  • Royal Treatment

    Photography by Michael Wichita If Aussie actress Nicole Kidman winds up taking the Oscar for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in The Hours, it turns...

  • A Helping Hand

    Photography by Michael Corelison The young woman with the neon-strawberry-colored hair drops a small business card in front of Larry Stansbury and rushes off. On...