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  • Marga Gomez

    ''I idolized my father,'' says Marga Gomez, recalling her youth in New York City with her Puerto Rican-born mother, a dancer, and Cuban-born father, a...

  • History Lessons

    Photography by Michael Wichita ''I can't believe they got it wrong. '' Edward Phillips stands among thirteen packing crates in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's...

  • Love Machine

    Photographs by Michael Wichita Ex-gay activist Jonathan Paulk on stage at the Love Won Out conference. At a Love Won Out conference, you hear oodles...

  • Kiki & Herb

    Photography by Michael Wichita It's like a frat band on the Lawrence Welk Show. It's like Steve and Edie on a bender. It's like bong...

  • Bound for Glory

    Quick -- how many major professional baseball, football and basketball stars are out of the closet? Zero. Now, how many gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender...

  • Art from the Heart

    ''It was the beginning of a new era, '' says Frank Yurrita, recalling the first Art for Life art auction held in 1994. Spearheaded by...

  • Reel Affirmations 12

    The city's most comprehensive viewer's guide to the 12th Annual Reel Affirmations gay & lesbian film festival. Reviews by: Sean Bugg Kristina Campbell Will Doig...

  • The Attractions of Bret Easton Ellis

    ''I think Roger Avery is an incredibly stylish director -- I'm really lucky to have gotten him to turn this book into a movie. ''...

  • Bob Mould

    Bob Mould has never been easy to categorize. When he fronted the trailblazing alternative band Hüsker Dü from 1979 to 1987, it wasn't exactly punk...

  • Chemical Warfare

    At the security checkpoint, a man in a windbreaker asks you to remove your jacket, your shoes and your hat. You lift your arms parallel...

  • AIDS Walk's Last Stand?

    September 1992. As thousands of marchers wend their way through Washington's streets, the clouds that had started the morning a bit ominously break apart for...

  • Buzz Cut

    In May of 1999, Elisabeth Leamy went to a party. She brought a producer from Fox 5 News and a teeny, tiny hidden camera. By...

  • Mautner's Main Man

    Photography by Michael Wichita People assume that Ty Christian is a lesbian. He's been volunteering at the Mautner Project for three years, and in that...

  • Asian Influence

    Photography by Michael Wichita Edu. Bernardino has a serious case of boy band on the brain. Though not an uncommon malady these days, Bernardino comes...

  • Bull Market

    Photography by Michael Wichita and Jackie Hubschman Being so close to Washington, there are spectators here at the Atlantic Stampede who have probably seen more...

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