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  • Lesbian and Gay Chorus of Washington

    Photo by Todd Franson The Lesbian and Gay Chorus of Washington in rehearsal. Mission: Every voice matters. Founded: 1984 Number of Members: 30 How To...

  • Environs

    Photography by Todd Franson This is where you want to live: An almost-new 3BR, 2 1/2 BA, 4-floor townhouse in the always convenient ‘burbs of...

  • Soundwaves

    Advertisement Bitch and Animal GLAAD GRAMMYS… There are 105 categories in the just-announced 46th Annual Grammy Awards, and there's still not one specifically honoring Gay...

  • Asians and Friends Washington

    Photo by Michael Wichita Asians and Friends Washington members at a recent happy hour event. Asians and Friends Washington Mission: Asians and Friends Washington's (AFW)...

  • Female Trouble

    Nelly Furtado's second album, Folklore, doesn't match the achievement of her first album, Whoa Nelly! The reason boils down to Furtado's abandonment of an appealing...

  • Glad Tidings

    God bless David H. Bell. His 1987 adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol has become an annual tradition at Ford's Theatre, and with good...

  • Battle Fatigue

    You've gotta hand it to Edward Zwick -- when creating an historical war epic, he's got the formula down pat: Make it bigger than life,...

  • Hey, Santa!

    Oh, Santa baby, have we been good! Patiently waiting year after year for some kind of recognition that our relationships count, we've braved homophobia and...

  • Other Worlds

    Photography by Todd Franson Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa sometimes finds it hard to write by the rules other people make. During his recent studies at the Yale...

  • Yule Be Swell

    Photography by Todd Franson Whether they're from a farm in Virginia or the mountains of Colorado, an army of trees has begun its annual invasion...

  • Soaring Angels

    The sheer scope and monumentality of HBO's Angels in America will surprise few. That the production triumphs and gives new legitimacy to television as a...

  • Soundwaves

    MP3 KILLED THE 12-INCH STAR… The Internet is a glimmer in the eye of the music industry. Well, it is now, after the industry has...

  • Ménage à Trois

    Once upon a time, in a land very, very near, Queen Molly Smith decided to dip her royal toes into the immense pool of American...

  • Santa Claws

    Holiday movies are designed, by and large, to spread good cheer, to make us all warm and glowy inside, to make us feel charitable toward...

  • The Kiss of Activism

    On Wednesday, November 5th, Stephanie Haaser kissed a girl. The twelve-second kiss occurred between Haaser and classmate Katherine Pecore during lunch period at River Hill...

  • Parental Guidance

    Photography by Todd Franson ''I certainly didn't take this job for any notions about limelight or attention on me. As a person, I'm more of...

  • Wise Holiday Spending

    The holiday season is a time of parties, decorations, gift giving -- and debt. Unfortunately, long after the snow has melted and the trees sprung...

  • Burgundy Crescent Volunteers

    Photograph by Michael Wichita Burgundy Crescent membersvolunteering at Laugh Out Loud Burgundy Crescent Volunteers Mission: Burgundy Crescent has two missions: to provide volunteers for local...

  • Environs

    Photography by Todd Franson This is what it looks like when worlds collide in a 3-lvl, 2 BR, 2 BA Dupont townhouse, where a library,...

  • Soundwaves

    BEMOANING MTV… This week we thought we had good news to share with those who've ever bemoaned the lack of outlets to see dance music...