Camping Out in Kansas City

June 30, 2006

HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN
Now that Gay Pride 06’ is just a wonderful memory, it’s time to turn our attention to the events leading up to summer in Kansas City. What better way to kick off the summer than with a swim suit fashion show staged by our own KC Wave Swim Team, a benefit for KCAVP (Kansas City Anti Violence Project) and the Wave held at Bar Natasha June 9th? […]

Past Out – Who was Stephen Donaldson (aka Robert Martin)?

June 30, 2006

Stephen Donaldson founded the first gay student organization, was one of the earliest out bisexual activists, and was the first sailor to contest a discharge for homosexual conduct. Because he was so eccentric, however, he has never received recognition as a respected pioneer of the LGBT movement. […]

Now Playing

June 30, 2006

The Devil Wears Prada
Brainy but frumpy Andy Sachs (Anne Hathaway) hopes to jumpstart a journalism career when she becomes Runway magazine editor Miranda Priestly’s (Meryl Streep) assistant. What begins as a crash course in haute couture quickly evolves into an apprenticeship in Hades, as imperious Miranda demands round-the-clock availability from her new lackey. While Hathaway is the nominal star of this witty, if sometimes overly broad satire of high fashion and the workplace, she pales next to the formidable, hilarious Streep. […]

Date Night – “Threesome”

June 30, 2006

We all have friends affectionately referred to as “the old married couple.” You know, they’ve been together five or ten years, own a fabulous home on One hundred and fifty-something Street in Johnson County, would rather stay home than go out on any given weeknight, they even finish each other’s sentences…in a word, they’re kind of boring. […]

Sports Complex – Going the Distance: Athletes’ Yellow Brick Road to the Games

June 30, 2006

Around the globe, almost 22,000 athletes are preparing and training for this summer’s Gay Games VII and Outgames I.
One of the northernmost
participants in these events is track athlete Laura Carpenter of Anchorage, Alaska. The 28-year-old writer, who has been out for almost 10 years, works for the Anchorage Daily News and has lived there for three years. […]

Q scopes

June 30, 2006

“Swagger and strut, Scorpio!”
Venus opposing Pluto pushes us toward challenges in relationships – maybe way too hard! Mars points to vigorous physical activity – sex, athletics, or dance – as the best way to let off steam and avoid violence. […]

Lesbian Notions – Power Dyke

June 30, 2006

Logo aired a documentary about them as part of the network’s Real Momentum series. The New York Times writes about them. The online Urban Dictionary even defines them. […]

Theater Review – A “Fifth” with Punch

June 30, 2006

Just as the ragtag city of Baltimore is the muse of filmmaker John Waters, playwright Lanford Wilson finds his inspiration in Lebanon, Missouri. Sitting in the south-central part of the state like an appendage to the Lake of the Ozarks, the town is where Wilson was birthed in 1937 and is the setting of his acclaimed theatrical triptych referred to as “The Talley Trilogy.” […]

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