The Black Dahlia
September 15 (Universal) Noir is back: Femme fatale Hitary Swank recounts a sapphic past with Mia Kirshner in Brian De Palma's new thriller about one of Los Angeles's most notorious true crimes.
Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela
September 19 (PBS) Gay filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris embarks on an American and African journey to understand his stepfather, one of the original members of Nelson Mandela's African National Congress.
Sundays, 5 P.M. Eastern (A&E) Out Los Angeles designer Eric Brun-Sanglard, who's blind, and out L Word alum Alex Hedison talk nervous homeowners into letting him remodel their homes. The homeowners have to put on blindfolds too, so they can know how it feels to be him. It may sound creepy, but you know you'll be watching.
James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon
Available now (St. Martin's)
Julie Phillips scores with this biography of the supposedly male science fiction writer Tiptree, who was actually a married woman "struggling" with her feelings for other women. In 1987 she shot and killed her husband and then herself. Riveting.
The Pratique Guide
Available now: Soho & Nolita, The Meatpacking District and West Village
Shop New York like a native with these supersmart sourcebooks, which offer chic retail maps plus hip business directories, all in fun wallet packs that slip into a pocket.
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|Publication:||The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Sep 26, 2006|
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