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  • Traffic modified for Baltimore Pride parade and festival

    Traffic modified for Baltimore Pride parade and festival

    Traffic modifications  will be in effect for the annual Pride Parade and Festival on Saturday, July 23, 2016. The parade kicks off in Mt. Vernon from Charles and Madison streets at 2:00 p.m. Participants will go north on Charles Street and end at Chase Street.In preparation for the parade, the...

  • Lawmakers to ask FDA to lift restrictions on blood donations by gay, bisexual men

    Lawmakers to ask FDA to lift restrictions on blood donations by gay, bisexual men

    More than 130 members of Congress, including several from Maryland, joined with progressive and gay rights advocacy groups to call on federal regulators Tuesday to lift a requirement that gay and bisexual men remain celibate for a year before donating blood.They signed letters urging the Food and...

  • Waking up to the Pulse

    Waking up to the Pulse

    I spent last weekend in gay clubs and other gathering places celebrating Pride with my many LGBT friends in our nation's capital. When I woke up Sunday morning to the news that more than 100 victims had been injured or killed in an Orlando night club much like the ones I'd been in, I felt like...

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  • Orlando gunman appears to have been 'homegrown extremist'

    Orlando gunman appears to have been 'homegrown extremist'

    The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left 49 victims dead appears to have been a "homegrown extremist" who espoused support for a jumble of often-conflicting Islamic radical groups, the White House and the FBI said Monday. As Orlando mourned its dead with flowers, candles and vigils, counterterrorism...

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  • Roger Ailes' monstrous legacy: Fox News chief changed TV, culture for the worse

    Roger Ailes' monstrous legacy: Fox News chief changed TV, culture for the worse

    Monsters don't die easy. That's the thought I had all week as I reported the story of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes negotiating the terms of his departure from the channel he founded. The end came Thursday afternoon, with 21st Century Fox, parent of Fox News, announcing that Ailes was out after 20 years...

  • Derek Waters snags Lin-Manuel Miranda for new season of 'Drunk History'

    Derek Waters snags Lin-Manuel Miranda for new season of 'Drunk History'

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, of "Hamilton," will be taking viewers of "Drunk History" back to a tipsy version of the rivalry in colonial America between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, Comedy Central announced. The new season of 10 episodes of the series co-created by Baltimore native Derek Waters arrives...

  • Murder-mystery musical 'Dorian's Closet' begins to take shape

    Murder-mystery musical 'Dorian's Closet' begins to take shape

    Inside a frigid, bare, black-box theater on the campus of Howard Community College the other day, a group of men sang ardently about imagining a world where dreams can come true and people can be celebrated for who they are. Everyone was in street clothes, but it didn't take much to imagine these...

  • Baltimore author Mikita Brottman 'serious as a heart attack'

    Baltimore author Mikita Brottman 'serious as a heart attack'

    An off-white piano sits in the living room of Mikita Brottman's apartment in the Belvedere Hotel. On a shelf is a glass jar containing a piglet pickled in formaldehyde. There's an antique metal bird cage, an old dress form and a collection of preserved beetles with jewel-colored shells. The apartment...

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