Aaron (Steve Sandvoss, pictured left) is a Mormon missionary who is sweet, kind, naive, and sexually confused. Christian (Wes Ramsey, right) is a pretty party boy who is sweet (with a twist of sour) and kind (with a twist of spite), but he is neither naive nor sexually confused.
Archive for March, 2004
Be Sociable, Share! TweetCALENDAR MARCH 2004 Daily (Mon.–Fri.) HIV Testing. HCHD Thomas Street Clinic is offering HIV testing free to the public, 9 am–1 pm. There is no need to establish eligibility (“gold-card”), no donation will be asked of the person seeking testing, and the test is free. Thomas Street Clinic, 2015 Thomas, 713/873-4157 or [...]
Thirty years ago I was young and wild, and so were my ovaries. One sassy egg, not yet adjusted to my new lesbian identity, sent out its biological call. “Woo hoo! IUD’s gone. Let’s par-tay!” I was in my last year of college at the U of O. To fulfill the foreign-language requirement, I’d enrolled in a three-month intensive Spanish program in Mexico City. I was eager for lesbian liberation, but I cast off my birth control method one sperm cell too soon.
Mommy’s Little Girl starts with Bright’s then eight-year-old daughter Aretha coming home from school, and eyes narrowed, hands on hips, demanding, “What is your job, Mom?” It was a question Bright had been expecting—and dreading—since she first realized she was pregnant.
John Stossel is co-anchor with Barbara Walters on ABC’s 20/20. The 56-year-old married journalist spoke to OutSmart before he attended a February speaking engagement in Houston, hosted by the Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse.
Yes, that’s her playing the piano. Not tickling the ivories, mind you—that’s her that you hear shredding away at every note. Alicia Keys is a prodigy. Her voice carries with it a newness with all the delivery of someone who’s been singing an entire lifetime, but there is youth in her inflection. The control and confidence that comes with it overwhelm that youth, however, and in the end this young R & B pioneer has put together a quietly confident and very strong record.
Be Sociable, Share! TweetAngel with an Attitude: Nini Camps by Olivia Flores Alvarez Chances are you’ve already heard Nini Camps. If you’re a fan of MTV’s Real World, the WB’s Felicity, or (shame on you!) The Mary Kate and Ashley Show, you’ve most likely heard Camps’s smooth, bluesy tunes playing in the background of all [...]
At the time that I interviewed Janis Ian, in early February, her live CD, Working Without a Net, was number seven on the Outvoice top 40 album chart of LGBT music. Her previous studio album, God & the FBI, was also a longtime presence on the Outvoice chart. All of that bodes well for her new studio disc, Billie’s Bones (Rude Girl/Oh Boy), which was to be released later in the month.
Understandably excited and anxious over his March 4 Houston Grand Opera world premiere End of the Affair, openly gay composer Jake Heggie points out that he would much rather be in his hometown of San Francisco getting married.
If you haven’t yet seen it, you should consider tuning into the ABC sitcom It’s All Relative. Charged with “redefining the concept of the modern family in prime time,” the producers have created a show that takes the cultural shifts of recent years, in regard to the portrayal of gay and lesbian characters and themes on television, and makes them family friendly.