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  • A Threat to Our Kids

    The two couples who met with Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) last Thursday weren't looking for a fight. As parents of gay children, their goal was...

  • Family Ties

    Skillful direction and an able cast help elevate The F Word to a status it might not otherwise deserve Full disclosure: the day I attended...

  • Forging His Path

    When Juan Carlos Rincones arrived in Washington from Venezuela in 1980 to start his freshman year at The George Washington University, dancing was the furthest...

  • Up the Creek

    Well past its prime, teen soap opera Dawson's Creek calls it a day Last Call: Dawson's Creekbids farewell. As filming wrapped on the series finale...

  • Oh, Daddy!

    The comic who got his start on Saturday Night Live seems content to remain ensconced in mediocre family entertainment.      Eddie Murphy is a master...

  • Environs

    The D.C.F.D.'s Firehouse #9 was built in 1865. Following its condo conversion in the mid twentieth century, it was bought by the U.S. military and,...

  • 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...

  • Southern Success Story

    Yep, I spent Passover weekend in a pig barn in Ovett, Mississippi. Not kosher, you say? Ah, but I was onstage, emceeing the show, content...

  • Santorum Ad Nauseam

    Santorum Republican Trent Lott, a Mississippi Senator, lauded outgoing Senator Strom Thurmond last year saying the country would have been better off if it had...

  • Gay for Play

    In 1948, eighteen-year-old Minnesota farmboys Gil and Ray are engaged in a passionate, secret love affair. But their relationship is exposed, and they face tough...

  • Xstacy

    Bryan Singer's gone and done it again -- created an emotionally rousing, smart and sophisticated movie based on a comic book. And the amazing thing...

  • Hearsay

    Lizard Lounge will soon send some lucky patron crusing… Birthday wishes to Michael, David, Robb and Moody… And a little bit of gossip that's unfit...

  • Soundwaves

    Last week, I gave away a lot of my time and attention to Madonna. (Oops! I've done it again, with this column.) But then you,...

  • Environs

    Photos by Michael Wichita NOW MUSEUM, NOW YOU DON'T! 8BR/7BA mansion is home to more historical artifacts than P St. Beach at 2am. Four flrs,...

  • 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...

  • Taxing Times

    Are there two words in the English language more beautiful than the harmonic, lilting combination of April 15th? A linguistic pair as enticing could be...

  • Shaping the City

    Past and Present: GLAA's Frank Kameny, left, andSgt. Brett Parsons of the policedepartment's Gay and LesbianLiaison Unit. (Photo by Michael Wichita) It takes a diversity...

  • Modern Moves

    Deborah Riley is a woman, a dancer, a lesbian. If, therefore, she leads a modern dance company consisting exclusively of women, it only stands to...

  • Faux Folk

    A Mighty Wind is a glorious symphony of satire, hitting one perfect note after another. Info Box Kissing to be clever:Levy and O'Hara A Mighty...

  • Environs

    ART INTIMIDATES LIFE! Hollering heads spruce up this 17th St efficiency. HWF, original furnishings, Murphy bed. Studios in basement make this bldg ideal for those...