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  • 'The Temperamentals' fight for their rights at Rep Stage

    'The Temperamentals' fight for their rights at Rep Stage
    There is reason to be concerned that a didactic drama will be too, er, didactic, but John Marans' "The Temperamentals" explores the early history of the gay rights movement with a generally winning blend of pathos and humor. It helps that the play's many...
  • Maryland's same-sex marriage campaign looks to New York – and elsewhere – to raise money

    Maryland's same-sex marriage campaign looks to New York – and elsewhere – to raise money
    — In one corner, comedian Sandra Bernhard, wearing a sparkly black skirt, chatted with a longtime fan. In another, Broadway producer Paul Boskind made a pitch to Susan Sarandon. Somebody shouted that Josh Charles had just arrived. "This is a hip...
  • Chick-fil-A president's words on gay marriage spark tempest

    Chick-fil-A president's words on gay marriage spark tempest
    Faith Loudon plans to eat at as many local Chick-fil-A restaurants as she can manage on Wednesday — at least six. Other Marylanders, meanwhile, are vowing to donate the amount it would have cost them to get a chicken meal from the fast-food chain to...
  • Chick-fil-A gay marriage flap is overblown

    Chick-fil-A gay marriage flap is overblown
    It shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that Chick-fil-A CEO Dan T. Cathy is an opponent of gay marriage or that he has donated to the cause. The family-owned chain has a strong tradition of conservative Christian leadership — it's no...
  • Maryland gay marriage: Don't cue the wedding bells just yet

    Maryland gay marriage: Don't cue the wedding bells just yet
    There was a brief explosion of optimism from those supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland last week after a poll by Hart Research Associates indicated that voters in the state support it by a significant margin of 54-40. No state has ever approved gay...
  • The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting

    The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting
    We do not yet know exactly what led a young man to carry a semi-automatic pistol into the lobby of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian advocacy organization, and to instigate a confrontation that left a security guard with a gunshot...
  • UM students circulate petition to oust Chick-fil-A from campus

    Some staff and students are calling on the University of Maryland to boot Chick-fil-A off the College Park campus, making it the newest front in the war between gay-rights activists and the fast-food chain. An online petition calls Chick-fil-A a "bigoted...
  • College Park should think bigger than Chick-fil-A

    College Park should think bigger than Chick-fil-A
    The waffle fry wars have hit College Park, with hundreds of people signing a petition to get the Chick-fil-A restaurant booted from the University of Maryland's Stamp Student Union over the company president's anti-gay marriage activism. A petition on the...
  • Concert review: Lady Gaga @ Verizon Center

    Concert review: Lady Gaga @ Verizon Center
    From the Midnight Sun blog: If Brit Brit is still the reigning Pop Princess, Lady Gaga is her rebellious little sister. At 24, Lady Gaga has sold more than 15 million albums and 51 million singles worldwide and tapped into the mainstream and gay and...
  • Gay rights suit on docket

    Maryland will become the focus of the volatile national debate on gay rights today, as a Baltimore Circuit Court judge hears arguments challenging the state's prohibition of same-sex marriages. On the eve of the legal fight over whether Maryland's...
  • Republican group supporting gay rights runs ad for Charlie Dent

    Republican group supporting gay rights runs ad for Charlie Dent
    — Republican Congressman Charlie Dent's supportive comments on same-sex marriage earlier this year have earned him a little outside advertising help. Dent isn't facing an opponent this fall, but the American Unity PAC still chipped in, paying $50,...
  • Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach

    Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach
    The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will bring six critically lauded documentaries, and their filmmakers, to Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach in a monthly series beginning Saturday, and as much as its host, veteran South Florida...