Brett Abrams

Brett Abrams

At a Glance:

Brett Abrams has been a Project Contributor since December 2008, has written 18 entries and currently lives in Washington, DC.


I'm a bohemian living in the nation's capital who is an author and historian. I ritually read Op-Eds, arts and style and sports to pick up everything I can about politics, culture, and sports.

Brett Abrams: Recently Filed

When Is It Not a Surprise

Filed by Brett Abrams | October 26, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

How many gays and lesbians do you know play sports? How many GLBTQ people watch professional baseball, football, basketball, tennis, the Olympics? On Saturday afternoon, the Washington, DC Reel Affirmations Festival played a documentary entitled, Brighton Bandits that features gays...Read More

Kander & Ebb Theatrical Concert

Filed by Brett Abrams | September 15, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

DC area residents are the first to see a new show by two gay icons of the American musical theater, Fred Ebb and John Kander. Fresh off a Tony Award for the top regional theater, Signature Theater created First You...Read More

Rumble for the Gay Games

Filed by Brett Abrams | August 11, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

My home city of Washington, D.C. held a rally last night to spur interest in hosting the Gay Games of 2014! The competition with Cleveland and Boston has already motivated several newspapers and magazines in DC to cover the prospect...Read More

D.C. Queer Fringe

Filed by Brett Abrams | July 10, 2009 | 9:00 PM | comments

It's show time! DC has a riches of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer shows coming up for the next two weeks as Capital Fringe runs from July 9 through July 26. Most of the shows appear four or five...Read More

Affirming Movies

Filed by Brett Abrams | June 06, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Happy Pride month! Cities are preparing for tons of events from now through the end of June, capped by the big parade. New York has started its eight day, three venue, film festival, Newfest. Check out the schedule. The largest...Read More