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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...

  • Southern Vamp

    Fans of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles have come to know a few things about the ''blood hunters, '' at least as Rice paints them: They're...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Lena, With the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays looming large, I can already feel myself getting down in the dumps. Every year, I just get...

  • Soundwaves

    Earth Music Vol. 2 Junior Vasquez Tommy Boy 12 Inches of Cox Chris Cox Provocative Music/Capitol Bedrock Compiled & Mixed John Creamer & Stephane K...

  • Perfect Shape

    Love hurts: Twyford and Barrow (Photo by Carol Pratt)      I think I've now seen the best stage production of 2002.      Of course, it'll...

  • Rhapsodic

    8 Mile High: Eminem      It's not easy for a pop sensation to cross over from the cozy confines of the recording studio to the...

  • Ebony & Ivory

    Photography by Michael Wichita Does anything quite say ''urban sophistication'' like the elegant simplicity of a piano bar? And if you throw around words like...

  • 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...

  • Gay Cabaret

    Great eight: the cabaret ensemble (Photo by GMCW) If I had to pick a favorite moment in Stops Along the Way, I'm not sure I...

  • Breast Wishes

    I'm a few hours away, as I write this, from my first mammogram. It's a procedure I've been thinking about for years as a gay...

  • Old Hat

    Office politics: Church and Clarke (Photo by Kathleen Akerley) Politics and religion are riddled with hypocrisy, and moral conservatives who rail against sexual content in...

  • Shooting Gallery

    Taking aim: Moore A tourniquet wouldn't stop the rush of bleeding heart liberalism that accompanies the films of Michael Moore. Not to oversimplify things, but...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Lena, My boyfriend and I have been dating on and off for a few years. I lost my job several months ago and recently...

  • Soundwaves

    Last week Christina Aguilera kicked off a “Dirrty” season of overwrought singing and undernourished diva-wannabes. This week, none other than Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton...

  • 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...

  • Hearsay

    Mayor Williams engages constituents in a Fireplace chat… Apex opens in grand style with hot men and boys aplenty… Hearsay wasn't too upset when its...

  • Hearsay

    · Hearsay does Reel Affirmations the right way, through a Absolut vodka-induced haze, and takes Strand to task for being late… · The meaning of...

  • Spare Any Change?

         Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays wants you to go straight, and they've enlisted a hot guy to convince you.      He looks like he's...

  • 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...

  • Power Pop

         The buzz from New York on the cabaret act Kiki & Herb over the last couple of years has been so scintillating, so delicious,...