By Alex Distefano
By Scott Snowden
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Ex-Rated Entertainment:Three flamboyant male directors got hitched to women, while former ambis Hunter Tyloand Anne Hechealso found members of the opposite sex. Don't worrywe'll convert 'em back.
The Year in Queer Cinema:A Beautiful Mind sliced out the bisexuality, Iris played it down, Piñerodiminished the gay stuff and cut out the AIDS, and a Shipping Newscharacter turned lesbo after being raped by her brother. And you wonder why everyone stayed home and watched Queer as Folk.
Did They Catch bin Laden?:No, but they nabbed Winona Ryder.
Taliban Theme Song:(to the tune of "Candy Man") "Who can take the women/put them out of view/Really treat you bad if you're a gay or you're a Jew?/The Taliban. The Taliban can . . . "