Saturday, September 8, 2007

Ginas Gone Wild!

Ginafying the Loft District...

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Thursday, August 2, 2007

Mandatory Gina Marriage

Massachusetts Supreme Court Orders All Citizens To Gay Marry

The Onion

Massachusetts Supreme Court Orders All Citizens To Gay Marry

BOSTON—Justices of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled 5-2 Monday in favor of full, equal, and mandatory gay marriages for all citizens.

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Friday, July 27, 2007


This just in: Ed Bailey, the producer of the popular VelvetNation parties, is planning to open a new gay dance club in Shaw. Now Ginas won't have to schlep to Southeast to get their groove on!

Friday, July 20, 2007

Ginafying Shaw

HGTV's Curb Appeal catches Ginafication in progress as Jeff Tompkins ginafies his front yard.,1806,HGTV_3825_51695,00.html

Monday, July 9, 2007

Nellie's Comes to Shaw

After much anticipation, Ginafication is in full effect with Nellie's Sports Bar just opening today. The idea for Nellie's came from Doug Schantz’s great- and great-greatgrandmothers (who were apparently quite Gina themselves). The space has a great mixture of historic features, dramatic vaulted ceilings, and of course lots of plasma screens for watching sports. The roof deck (which affords great views of the Ginafication underway on the U Street corridor--aka the New U) has been drawing quite a crowd. Their website allows you to recommend "Nellisms"... how about Nellification?

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Propecia Sees Rich Cars

A key sign of Ginafication: Rich Cars going by. Watch Propecia on her debut on Blind Date: (warning NAFW)

Tuesday, June 26, 2007


Probably the single longest construction project in DC history, the dilapidated old liquor store on 14th and T is rumored to be a Diesel store in the making. Now Ginas won't have to trek to Georgetown to get their stonewashed GinaJeans.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

G! Washington True Story

GI Ginas Take Over the Hood

Friday, June 1, 2007

Rehobus shuttles Ginas to the beach

The summer is heating up and Ginas need a break from the long lines in Whole Foods, parking tickets, and tourists. Till Bruett, Jim Nastus, Mark Bromley and David Salie launch a luxury bus service to Rehoboth Beach. While the service offers satellite TV and XM radio, word has it that a faster service rumored to be called "Rehelicopter" is in the works.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Ginas Go Shopping

Buja (TM) goes shopping for the perfect Gina cologne

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Ginas on the Map

Can you spot Ginafication on the Map?

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Gina G!

Ohhh Ahhh Just A Little Bit

Monday, January 29, 2007

Black is Back!

Saturday, January 27, 2007

M&M's announces new Gina M&M's

Of course they're pink....

Friday, September 1, 2006

Be: Gina!

Ginafication has it's "Stonewall moment" when owners Mike Watson and Tom McGuire emerge victorious in a heated battle with a nearby church over a liquor license. BeBar pushes the Gina frontier to 9th Street. Eastward ho!

Thursday, July 27, 2006


Abercrombie & Fitch launch new line: Casual Gina

Ginafication hits the Loft District

The Rainbow Lofts (aka TRL) becomes a hot Gina Destination

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Gina Sports

NY Gina fixture Johnny McGovern takes the Ginas out for a little Gina Sports Action--a new theme song for Nellie's?

Monday, March 27, 2006

Ginas on Friendster

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Monday, September 12, 2005

Gina Pioneer Extraordinaire

Gina Reid Dunavant is one of the earliest Gina pioneers to move East. World famous for his appearances on Antiques Road Show and his infamous Easter Bonnet Parties, this is one serious Gina.

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Pioneering Ginas arriving in the Historic Shaw "Westminster" neighborhood.

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Thursday, March 10, 2005

ginafication \GEE-nuh-fuh-K-shuns\, noun:

A process by which homosexuals restore and upgrade a deteriorated
urban neighborhood.
“Lord, Lord Honey…why that Gina be movin’ in to that crack house? Must be that Ginafications again. That’s ignunt!”
--Shirley Q. Liquor Live, 2005

"Why don't you mind your own business, ma'am?" roared Bounderby. "How dare you go and poke your officious nose into this Gina’s business?" --Charles Dickens, [3]Hard Times _________________________________________________________

Ginafication comes from the Greek “Gina”, a male who prefers the company of other men, and gentrification, the restoration and upgrading of deteriorated urban property by Ginas. Ginafication is often accompanied by a massive influx of gay real estate agents.

Also ginafy (v) and ginafuhcashuns (alt_sp)References 1.
3. Every Gay Man Wants To Be A Real Estate Agent (Doubleday, 1994)

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