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  • Shameless

    ''Kick him to the side of the curb.'' This is the somewhat brutal advice given by an audience member to Topher Bellavia last Saturday night...

  • 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...

  • Dream Holliday

    ''I no longer live in sorrow,'' proudly proclaims Jennifer Holliday. ''I no longer have a lot of misery. But I definitely know how to sing...

  • Faces of Pride

    D.C. Black Lesbian and Gay Pride Day 2003, Sunday, May 25, Washington Convention Center A rainy weekend and a Code Orange security alert didn't stop...

  • Top of the Hill

    Nob Hill has been around for 35 years. Robert Jones has owned it for the past 14. It's a perfect match. The Cozy Corner. The...

  • Out of the Park

    Photos by Michael Wichita Billy Bean may be in the middle of a long and overscheduled book tour, with speaking engagement and signing parties crowding...

  • Cherry Pop

    Cherry 8 Main Event photographed by Michael Wichita Three solid nights of staying up till dawn. How did the throngs who flocked last weekend to...

  • Cherries Jubilee

    The trees around the tidal basin hit their peak a few weeks ago, but there's one final cherry left to bloom this weekend -- Cherry...

  • Hello Again

    When Jerry Herman left New York, his lifelong home, to move to Los Angeles more than a decade ago, he said he was retiring. And...

  • Storytelling

    It wasn't enough. It wasn't enough for Phillip Pike to be a lawyer fighting for human rights. It wasn't enough to be a black gay...

  • Sunny Day

    Photographs by Michael Wichita At one point during Youth Pride Day last Saturday, a sudden updraft caught the tent that was covering the YPD Command...

  • Youthful Spirit

    Seven isn't just a lucky number. It's also a sign of how far things have come. Once again taking place on the greens of P...

  • Covert Operations

    Americans love a photo op, especially when it involves two of America's most hallowed institutions -- patriotism and heterosexuality. For many people, Life magazine snapshots...

  • Jazzman

    My lovers suffocate me, Crowding my lips, thick in the pores of my skin, Jostling me through streets and public halls, coming naked to me...

  • Maternal Instinct

    Photography by Michael Wichita ''Don't let the elephants fool you, '' says Sheron Rosen, gesturing toward an array of pachyderm figurines standing in various parts...

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