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Monthly Archives: December 2007

The Gift that Keeps on Screening

The Gift that Keeps on Screening

Is there someone in your life who simply cannot be peeled from that huge flatscreen you bought as a gift last year? Instead of weaning your loved one from suckling on the boob tub ...

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High Hair

High Hair

It was a simpler time, when pregnant women smoked cigarettes, inappropriate hair height was a threat to decency, and “nice girls” didn't swim in integrated pools. ...

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AIDS Watch: Realize You Are Worth Protecting

AIDS Watch: Realize You Are Worth Protecting

In the fall of 2007, Merck & Co., one of the large pharmaceutical companies studying potential preventive vaccines for HIV, halted its trial of a genetically engineered vaccine be ...

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OutRight: Check the Numbers

OutRight: Check the Numbers

In the recent debate over ENDA, it has frequently been said that “the community” solidly opposes the first-ever federal gay civil rights bill unless it includes transgenders. ...

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LeftOut: Hillary’s ‘Men-Are-Piling-On’ Strategy

LeftOut: Hillary’s ‘Men-Are-Piling-On’ Strategy

I just wrote about Hillary and her candidacy last month, and not in a very favorable way. This month, I find myself writing about her again, and not in a very favorable way. Perha ...

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InsideOut At City Hall: Wordplay and Politics

InsideOut At City Hall: Wordplay and Politics

I will have been in elected public office 10 years this month and have been writing for OutSmart for six of those years. I like to write, so having a column can be fun. And, as I ...

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OutLoud: The Queer Year That Was

OutLoud: The Queer Year That Was

At the end of the year in the month of December, I like to take stock, take some time and remember That even though much is oppressive and hateful, The world's full of reasons tha ...

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What A World: What a Year, What a Year

What A World: What a Year, What a Year

Anna Nicole's surreal Funeral du Soleil. A diapered-yet-determined astronette. The birth of Dick and Lynn Cheney's grandson, whose parents are two mommies. There are no homosexual ...

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Obituary: December 2007

Obituary: December 2007

Jeannette Vaughn, co-founder and “Imperial Queen Mother” of the Royal Sovereign and Imperial Court of the Single Star social and fundraising group, died on October 15 at her home. ...

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News Briefs: December 2007

News Briefs: December 2007

All but one of the candidates endorsed by the Houston GLBT Political Caucus were either elected in the November 6 elections or advanced to the December 8 runoffs. ...

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