But the emergence of Democratic-leaning Northern Virginia as a political powerhouse has changed the equation, and the state's other metro areas have become increasingly competitive. Scott Walker showed surprising strength in a June recall election with national implications.
In the 20 presidential races, the state was decided by fewer than 12,000 votes.
Highlights include: *cover photo and interior article and photospread on the Off-Broadway play "The Dirtiest Show In Town" (with 11 photographs, including front cover of actors R. Dow, Paul-Matthew Eckhart, and Bradford Riley; interior cast group shots; and individual shots of Paul-Matthew Eckhart, R. Dow, Jeffrey Herman, Robert Schrock, Brad Riley, and Arthur Morey);*news item "Dear Abby Says 'Gays Not Sick! 1 Charlatan");*delightful article and photospread on Charlie Chaplin entitled "Charlie Chaplin's Drag Days" (with six vintage film stills of Chaplin in female dress);*vintage ads from Colt Studio, Pat Rocco, Kris Studio, others;*much more.edited by Lige Clarke and Jack Nichols, and published by Al Goldstein (of "Screw" Magazine) and their Four Swords, Inc. A large, left-folded newspaper containing 20 pages including front and rear covers.
'";*lengthy article "Summer In The City: Barfly's Baedecker, Manhattan's Haunts & Hideaways" (with four photos: Sardi's - "Suit and tie strangulation"; Jimmy Ray's - "A place for good lays? " by Dick Leitsch ("'Homosexuals have a secret weapon, one of the most powerful weapons in the world,' my favorite philosopher, Angelo d'Arcangelo, told a Mattachine audience in New York last year. Highlights include: *splendid cover photograph entitled "Friendship in Central Park";*news item "Vatican Says 'NO' To Gay Marriages";*news item "Former Mattachine Official Murdered" (on Howard "Bud" Tanner, one of the original leaders of Mattachine Midwest; the suspect was described as "a white male, 30 to 40 years of age, 6 feet tall, 180 to 200 pounds, with a heavy build, large biceps, broad shoulders, dark thinning hair, flat nose, small eyes, poor teeth, and sunburned, reportedly described himself as a truckdriver from California.
Rao, then primary candidate for Congress from New York's 17th Congressional District (a post then held by Edward Koch, with interior photo: "Mr. Hopefully, he may open a restaurant or a nightclub [friendly to gay people]");*fabulous interview with Una Sex entitled "Don't Call Me Madam!Leo Louis Martello;*article "Gay Power: What Sort of Slogan Is This?" by Angelo D'Arcangelo (author of the classic "Homosexual Handbook");*article "The Gay Vote" by Mattachine President Dick Leitsch;*short news article "Bookshop Employees Arrested: Plainclothesmen Charge Sale of Pornography" (regarding The Studio Bookshop, then at 500 Hudson Street);*article 'Homosexuals Weep While Hollywood Sucks!" by Dick Leitsch (on Edward Hyde, Lord Cornbury, governor of New York from 1702-1708);*article on the Continental Baths and Health Club at 230 West 74th Street entitled "Doin' The Continental: Rub-a-Dub-Dub" (with four interior photos);*article "Boardwalk Beatoff: The Atlantic City Scene" by Lige Clarke and Jack Nichols (with three photos, two of M & M bartenders Walter and Tommy);*article "The Screw Trial Begins" by John P.Le Roy (on the trial of Al Goldstein and his vintage underground erotic newspaper "Screw");*ads from Pat Rocco, Colt Studio (then in New York), gay male film house "Opus One"; others; edited by Lige Clarke and Jack Nichols, and published by Al Goldstein (of "Screw" Magazine) and their Four Swords, Inc. A large, left-folded newspaper containing 20 pages including front and rear covers.