Steve Charing OUTspoken
Commentary on LGBTQ and political issues plus theatre reviews and sports.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
‘Mean Girls’ Brings Plastic to Life at the Hippodrome
"I have one word: plastics." That was a memorable line from the 1967 megahit film The Graduate where an older man offered investm...
Monday, July 11, 2022
Don't Trade Trey Mancini
W ell, lookie here! The Baltimore Orioles, baseball’s perennial doormats for the past five years, find themselves in the midst of a Wild Car...
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
The Case for Prosecution
A s the January 6 Select Committee continues to unveil through witnesses and documents more evidence that former President Donald Trump may ...
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Absorbing 'SpongeBob' Delights at Toby’s
W hen I reviewed The Little Mermaid at Columbia’s Toby’s Dinner Theatre some four years ago, I promised I would avoid the temptation of flo...
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Howard County Exec Announces Plans for LGBTQIA+ Commission
U nder the “People’s Tree” near the Columbia lakefront, Howard County (MD) Executive Calvin Ball announced at a press conference on June 22 ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Good Morning Baltimore! Beloved Hairspray Returns Home
F rom the opening number “Good Morning Baltimore” to the rousing finale “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” you know the audience at Baltimore’s Hipp...
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Standing With Gabe
Giants' manager Gabe Kapler takes a stand against gun violence. A s our country and much of the civilized world are still reeling f...
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Pride Cap Fuss Shows Why Pride is Needed
I t’s just a ball cap. But oh, how some people get triggered! The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that for the first time, the players will ...
Monday, May 09, 2022
Why Republicans shouldn’t be spiking the ball just yet. R epublicans could hardly contain their glee. The president’s approval rating is l...
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