Lillian Hull Delegate Bob Hull’s mother died last week. She had been ill for some time. I was indeed saddened by her loss.
Anything But Straight: Between the Wild Party & the Wedding Party
When I first came out in 1988, if two young gay people met, the reaction often was, “You too! I thought I was alone.” As my 20-year high school reunion approaches, I witnessed an identical response in a seminal New York Times Magazine cover story. At a coffee shop […]
Senator Whipple’s Richmond Report
It’s hard to believe that we’re already in week five of the 2008 session of the Virginia General Assembly. It’s been a productive and exciting session so far. Senate Bill 54, which I introduced and which encourages and supports the construction of affordable housing in Falls Church, passed the Senate […]
Anything But Straight: A Weekend Without E-Mail
Vacationing in Montreal this weekend, I had a computer glitch that made it impossible to connect online. The experience made me think about how much the world has changed since the beginning of the technological revolution, particularly for the GLBT community.
Jody’s Jam of the Week
Washington, D.C. Summer Restaurant Week, August 6 – 12
Marshall Sports Briefs
Marshall Gymnasts Advance to Regionals Marshall High Schools’s Laura Katz and Sarit Cliffer advanced to the Regionals after Monday night’s Liberty District meet. Katz placed first on the vault with a 9.550, fourth all around (35.975), fifth on floor (9.30), fifth on beam (8.85) and seventh on bars (8.25). Cliffer […]
Home Improvement With A Twist, Or Maybe A Bag of Chips
ATLANTA — How does the nation’s largest home improvement retailer weather the worst housing market in a decade?