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  • 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...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Lena, I've had a lover for the past three years. He's 54 and I'm 33. I love him with all my heart. The problem...

  • 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...

  • Back to School

    I recently came out to over one hundred kids at my old high school. I was invited to do so as the loyal and enthusiastic...

  • Squeeze Play

    When Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) introduced his RAVE Act legislation last year, it was a slam dunk waiting to happen. Teenagers, drugs, freaky-looking ravers --...

  • 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...

  • Third Time Around

    Rick Hammerly ''And the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical goes to...Rick Hammerly.'' If those words are spoken from the podium at...

  • High Infidelity

    I kissed a girl: McDormand In film after film, Frances McDormand proves herself to be one of our most infinitely enjoyable actors. From her compelling...

  • Not to Bee

    The preciousness quotient runs pretty high throughout a metaphor-laden tale of an invisible gay man  Odd couple: Lee and Jackson Photo: Edu. Bernadino The fanciful...

  • Food Factor

    There's much to admire and very little to find fault with at Chef Tom Powers's wondrous restaurant A dear friend holds the view that food...

  • Soundwaves

    IN DA CLUB BABYLON... Finally, we can tell you all about the Queer as Folk Babylon Tour. (I just know you were waiting with bated...

  • Wilde Kingdom

    The young Synetic Theater over-tinkers with a biblical tale of depraved passion   Salomé Femme fatale: Irina Tsikurishvili (Photo by Stan Barouh) The buzz on Synetic...

  • Environs

    TOOK A WHOLE LOTTA TRYIN' but we made it to 17th Street! 2BR/2BA on 3rd floor of impeccably located bldg. Large windows, plenty of parking,...

  • Questions We'd Never Ask a Real Lady

    This Saturday, April 12, the sensational Varla Jean Merman will present her latest show, I've Got the Music in Me, at the Carnegie Institute, 1530...

  • 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...