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Changing the World, One Note at Time

An inside look at “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power,” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

By Kelsey Brannan
After entering D.C.’s National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) to view the “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power” exhibition, I encountered Lady Gaga’s childhood piano (1966)—the same piano that enabled her to rock and queer the minds of music lovers around the world. But she did not create this vision of change on her own. It was built by the foremothers of rock: Ma Rainey (1920s blues), Wanda Jackson (1950s rockabilly queen), The Supremes (1960s girl group), Tina Turner and Cher (’60s), Patti Smith (’70s), and Madonna (’80s), to name few. And, some of these trailblazers are still recording and touring today.

Women You Should Meet: Stephanie Johnson

NAME: Stephanie Johnson (aka Butta)
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Washington, D.C.
AGE: Old enough to handle business

After the Honeymoon Phase

Sh*t just got real

By Meghann Novinskie and Kim Rosenberg
Have you ever been in a relationship where things got monotonous, “too” stable, or even routine? Many times, regardless of whom you’re dating, relationships can become stale after a while. “Stale” sounds like such a harsh word that many of you are probably thinking, “MY relationship? NEVER!”

Feature: Gay & Lesbian Holiday Etiquette

It’s already that time: We’re trying out our best recipes for Thanksgiving dinner, picking out the ideal Christmas tree, or buying candles for our menorah or kinara. These festivities and traditions entail considerable pre-planning and, in turn, generate a lot of questions— especially when friends, family, and significant others are involved.