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  • 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...
  • New York star power behind Md. same-sex marriage law

    New York star power behind Md. same-sex marriage law
    New York, New York (deep in Cuomo territory) -- With only a few moments to deadline, this reporter breathlessly topped a story with scenes from a fundraiser the James Hotel in SoHo Thursday evening. Not all of the good stuff made it into the paper, so...
  • FASHION PORN: Drag Queens Rule at Lips

    FASHION PORN: Drag Queens Rule at Lips
    So how do real women feel about faux females? Do they think of female impersonators the way black people feel about minstrels shows? Well, if the ladies enjoying the drag show (and the audience made up for the lack of estrogen onstage) at Lips supper...
  • Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison

    Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison
    Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
  • Sara O. Leizear, housekeeper

    Sara O. Leizear, housekeeper
    Sara O. Leizear, a former housekeeper and active church member, died Monday from complications of a stroke at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 80. The former Sara Marguerite Onsel was born and raised in Rising Sun, Ohio,...
  • Gay rights, Barbara Bush and David Kato

     
    Barbara Bush deserves all the attention (and praise) she's getting for throwing her lot in with gay rights advocates in New York state, where a bill to legalize same-sex marriage was defeated in 2009. Though her words are unremarkable and,......
  • Brand X Files: ACM nominations. Barbara Bush's video. Best Coast on late night.

     
    Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards nominations: Is Taylor Swift's award season reign of terror over? She'll trail Miranda Lambert, who earned seven nods, at this year's ACMs. [E! Online] Barbara Bush gets behind gay rights: W.'s...
  • Gifts with a Presidents Day twist: Of all political stripes

     
    Many U.S. presidents have donned repp stripe ties, a Capitol Hill uniform. But with a style lifted straight from the pages of "The Preppy Handbook," Yale graduate George H.W. Bush wore his Ivy League heritage on his sleeves, so to......
  • Month in review: Protesters, pirates, GOP presidential hopefuls, media shakeups and one poor budget proposal

     
    For such a short month, a lot happened in February. Without further ado, here's the month at a glance: Arab revolution: Egyptians continued to protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square as we sat on the edge of our seats wondering what......
  • Marriage wars in a different arena

     
    Several members of Congress -- including California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein -- have introduced legislation to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. The Obama administration made news recently when it said it wouldn't defend DOMA, as it's known,...
  • Geraldine Ferraro and the 'dark backward and abysm' of political time

     
    About Geraldine Ferraro, who died over the weekend. There had been a rather unpleasant patch there in early 2008 after Ferraro, a supporter of Hillary Rodham Clinton, told the Daily Breeze that "If Obama was a white man, he would......