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2009 Stories by Sharyn Jackson

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  • HOORAY FOR HAY

    published July 22, 2009

    Harry Hay, the great gay rights activist and founder of the pre-Stonewall Mattachine Society, had a personality big enough to deserve several... More >>

  • MEMORIAL CONCERT 2.0

    published July 22, 2009

    Nigel Lythgoe announced to the world last week on So You Think You Can Dance that he would not be producing an all-MJ episode of... More >>

  • EASTERN BLOCK

    published July 22, 2009

    Brooklyn becomes even more animated this weekend when the annual Animation Block Party hits town for the sixth year. A slew of short... More >>

  • COUGAR LOVE

    published July 8, 2009

    (Hal Ashby, 1971). Lost in the shuffle when first released, this often moving oddball black comedy about the relationship between a depressed... More >>

  • GOOD TO BE BAD

    published July 8, 2009

    Every summer, the International Fringe Festival inundates NYC theater with a few gems, while the rest of us who aren't in the know sometimes end... More >>

  • OEDIPUS MESS

    published July 1, 2009

    Director Ridley Scott's Alien brought a lot of good to the world: For one, there's the hotness that is a heavily breathing Sigourney... More >>

  • The Queer Issue: A Nightlife Guide for Dykes

    published June 24, 2009

    Not that we didn't love The L Word, but New York girls have reclaimed their rightful place as the center of the lesbian universe. You... More >>

  • HOT! TOWN

    published June 24, 2009

    The homos are feelin’ hot, hot, hot again, and they’re letting off steam at Dixon Place’s annual HOT! Festival, a month-long... More >>

  • GIVE ME PARK AVENUE

    published June 24, 2009

    The crowning achievement of last year's Lincoln Center Festival, the massive production of Zimmermann's Die Soldaten at the Park... More >>

  • MACHINES, MACHINES, MACHINES

    published June 24, 2009

    Actors can be pretty hard to work with. So playwright Ethan Lipton found a way to bypass them completely. His latest, The Barber & the... More >>

  • Pride March

    published June 17, 2009

    Dustin Lance Black, Cleve Jones, Anne Kronenberg, and Governor Paterson are the Grand Marshalls of the main event, Heritage of Pride’s annual... More >>

  • Stonewall: The 40th Anniversary Commemorative Concert+Love Ball

    published June 17, 2009

    More than a dozen LGBT musicians, including Jasper James & She Dick and Ari Gold perform at Stonewall: The 40th Anniversary Commemorative... More >>

  • Trinidad

    published June 17, 2009

    Directors PJ Raval and Jay Hodges are on hand for tonight’s screening of Trinidad, a doc about how the Colorado town became the... More >>

  • Dixie’s Tupperware Party

    published June 17, 2009

    Share refrigeration tips with Tupperware’s number-one seller, Dixie Longate. The drag queen from Orange, California, reveals how she climbed... More >>

  • Celebrity Autobiography

    published June 17, 2009

    The hilarious Celebrity Autobiography series hosts a “Gay Pride Edition,” with Broadway beauty Cheyenne Jackson, Ugly... More >>

  • Jackie Beat

    published June 17, 2009

    Drag fright-fest Jackie Beat returns to New York for a two-night-only affair, Without Me You’re Nothing. Fri.,... More >>

  • Queer and Unavailable

    published June 17, 2009

    New York’s wittiest musicologist, Kenny Mellman, branches into film tonight for Queer and Unavailable, a screening of queer clips not... More >>

  • A Date With Liberace

    published June 17, 2009

    Drag pianist Jacqueline Jonée channels the swishiest musician in history in A Date With Liberace. Thu., June 25, 6... More >>

  • LAUGH LINES

    published June 17, 2009

    In this difficult economic crisis, Mr. Murray Hill has some great advice: “You’ll never be out of work if you make work for... More >>

  • WAKE-UP CALL

    published June 10, 2009

    New York Classical Theatre has figured out how to keep audiences awake during a Shakespeare play: running. For this production of King... More >>

  • TASTE THE RAINBOW

    published June 10, 2009

    Gays are known for having great taste, though that usually applies to things like fashion and decorating. But at the 26th annual Garden Party,... More >>

  • MER-MADNESS

    published June 10, 2009

    All the hubbub about what's up with Coney Island isn't really warranted this Saturday when hundreds of highly adorned mer-people once again make... More >>

  • Documenting Family at the Festival of Jewish Theater

    published June 3, 2009

    In 1937, Alexander S. Wiener discovered the Rh factor and nearly won a Nobel Prize. Though his daughter Jane became a psychologist and... More >>

  • JUST YOUR IMAGINATION

    published June 3, 2009

    There's no lovelier outdoor haven in the city than Governors Island, the formerly closed-to-the-public and amazingly well-preserved blip in New... More >>

  • THE AIR DOWN THERE

    published June 3, 2009

    Air guitar competitions not ironic enough for you? Then you're gonna love this: the Air Sex World Championships. If you really need us to... More >>

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