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  • Cure Cycle

    When Marty Rosen heard about Dr. Yuntao Wu's ''groundbreaking'' HIV research at George Mason University in Fairfax, she traveled from New York City to discuss...

  • Sowing Scorn

    In a recent op-ed, black lesbian commentator Jasmyne Cannick wrote, ''Charles Knipp is a self-described 45-year-old fat, gay white man who believes he's on a...

  • Last Word

    ''Well, you know, if I was a girl and he was a girl, and I was a lesbian and he was a lesbian, I'd be...

  • Chaos Closes

    According to a recorded message, Club Chaos, a 10-year-old GLBT restaurant and bar located at 1603 17th St. NW, has closed. ''Thank you for calling...

  • Asylum Granted

    Even though his face was hidden behind a curtain, and a scrambler used to disguise his voice, Korab Zuka still felt anxious about taking part...

  • Southeast Memories

    There was no body to mourn inside the meeting room of the Charles Sumner School in Northwest last Thursday, Feb. 28. But for the crowd...

  • Vacation Vice

    Sitting by the pool, down in Fort Lauderdale to celebrate a pal's 30th birthday, the relaxed conversation turns -- both in topic and tone --...

  • Chili Night

    The Alexandria Gay & Lesbian Community Association (AGLCA) is encouraging ''small, medium and large businesses '' to take part in its first GLBT Friendly Business...

  • Benton Honored

    The Falls Church City Council has named Nicholas F. Benton, the out gay editor, founder and owner of the Falls Church News-Press as ''2007 Business...

  • False Narratives

    Elections are not simply about which candidate will emerge the victor, but about whose narrative will prevail. Narrative here means a story that steers the...

  • Book Keeping

    Should a walking, talking tree from The Wizard of Oz or, perhaps, The Lord of the Rings, enter my house, I expect that within a...

  • Lawrence King Vigil

    About 150 people gathered around the Dupont Circle fountain on Monday, Feb. 25, to light candles and sing, ''We are Gentle Angry People.'' Angry over...

  • Avon Calling

    The Whitman-Walker Clinic announced Feb. 20 that the Avon Foundation Breast Care Fund has awarded a $40,000, one-year grant to the clinic's Lesbian Services Program....

  • Making Plans

    At the regular monthly meeting of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, among the most prominent gay and lesbian political clubs in Washington, held Monday, Feb....

  • Parental Guidance

    It may not be Truman Capote's legendary Black-and-White Ball of 1966, full of pop culture's who's who donning masks for the ''party of the century,''...

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