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Gay guide for straight people

Do you consider yourself heterosexual? Would you like to increase your harmony with an ever-growing gay community? If so, read on, for I am here to help.

Keeping Up with the Jones

The Negro Problem: A Love Story

Recent weeks have been nothing short of mind numbing. It all began with pre-release publicity for the new book “Game Change” by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin.

Summary of My Discontent

Helpful hints for modern living

For a perfect cup of coffee, carefully measure 6 ounces of filtered water per 2 tablespoons of coffee from a country that doesn’t practice genocide or slavery.

Guest Commentary

Too tough to die

The last time I saw my friend Francene Cucinello was on Wednesday, Dec. 9. We had drinks at the Outlook Inn, a favorite of hers.


Deconstructing me

It was my Gerald Ford moment. I became president of the South Carolina High School Thespian Society because the president’s parents decided to move to Wyoming.

Raised Relief

Saved in the lost and found

As I endeavored to do anything but write a column the other day, I was completely overcome by the need to hear a demo tape I recorded about eight years ago.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Homos in Hollywood

Back in the early 1990s, when I was a budding pre-teen lesbian, I used to dig through barrels of VHS tapes at the video store to find a movie that might have a hint of homosexuality in it.

Fables of the Deconstruction

For the good times

Sometime last year, I finally entered the digital age and got a cell phone. How did I go so long without it?

Summary of My Discontent

Sixth grade is a pain in the ass

[Jim Welp is on vacation. This column originally appeared in LEO in January 1971. -ed.]

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Bring the change

Happy holidays to all! As we bid adieu to 2009 and welcome 2010, it seems like a good time to reflect, take stock, and figure out where we stand concerning matters that are important to us.