The Boy Scouts of America vote tomorrow on a proposal that would end the organization's long-running ban on openly gay scouts. Predictably, traditional values types favor keeping the ban. Just as predictably, Florida Christian conservatives are in the forefront of the reaction, rallying to stem the ... More >>
If you found yourself saying, "Hey! He's talking about me!" during Barack Obama's inaugural speech, it's because you either waited in line to vote for many hours or you're gay or both! During the speech for his second inauguration, Obama made references to two items that are of great importance to ... More >>
Fed-up with rampant voter fraud and not gonna take it any more? Tired of liberal activist judges playing footsie with the likes of ACORN and making a mockery of democracy? Here's a novel solution: "If you are a legal gun owner in the state of Florida and you suspect someone on Election Day is commi ... More >>
Photos by Robert SietsemaThis is where the barbecue addiction begins.Right around 9 o'clock last night, a cheer was raised in the kitchen. The overworked FedEx folk had finally delivered the barbecue.It was Texas barbecue, and for one of the ten individuals staying in our home for the holidays&nb ... More >>
I don't reckon there's many of you who remember Oliver Sipple. He was the troubled gay man who never wanted to be famous -- and wasn't, really -- even though he deserved to be. If for no other reason than for his knack for accidental encounters with major historical figures. Like Harvey Milk and Ger ... More >>
After 40 years as folk's Everyman, Richie Havens is still going strong
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film.
It's midnight: Do you know where your next meal is coming from?
Metric proves political pop doesn't always suck
Here's a mystery for Mulder: What's happened to Duchovny's career?
Rockin' and ropin' with Reese Thomas
Don't rest ye merry gentlemen: Dance away X-mas at Coliseum
Commemorating the Stonewall riots
Murder by Death thinks people want to kill them. How ironic!
Gay theater goes postmodern
In Chianese's case, singing is a good thing
Memoirs capture the Zeitgeist of an era
Plucky Alana Davis begins a new career in a new town
Spinal Tap tapped, the Folksmen turn it way down from 11
Gay pride group celebrates 26 years of fighting back
Tim Blake Nelson's new Othello seems to be a man out of time
Only the most fabulous can rule the gay ballroom, where a sense of community transcends the cutthroat competition
Heartbreaker (Bloodshot Records)
The importance of being Cuban gets a fresh hearing
The Stonewall Library and Archives
I Hate Hamlet plays for laughs on the vices and virtues of selling out
Songs From an Unmarried Housewife and Mother, Greenwich Village, USA (Red House)
Joe Gould's Secret
Folk isn't the most popular form of music in South Florida, nor does it completely pay the bills. But like long-time folk artist Rod MacDonald, some locals are discovering that persistence pays off.
November 5 - 11, 1998