Metro Weekly

All posts by John Riley

  • Montgomery County Blocks Access to LGBT Websites

    A filter used by Montgomery County to block inappropriate content on county employees' computers has been routinely blocking mainstream LGBT sites due to what the...

  • Coming Out Gray

    Mayor Vincent Gray's Office of GLBT Affairs held a small, primarily governmental event Oct. 11 as part of National Coming Out Day in order to...

  • Judge Considers Government’s Writ Request in Choi’s Trial

    The federal government asked U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Chief Judge Royce Lamberth today to stop a magistrate judge in the court...

  • Cowboys Calling It Quits UPDATED

    They started as a small group of dancers at the area's Atlantic Stampede LGBT rodeo 17 years ago and have since gained national and international...

  • Activists Voice Crime Concerns

    Representatives from the District's various public safety agencies and the Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs held an outreach meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28, aimed at...

  • Sunday Death Reported

    Metropolitan Police are investigating the death of a man who was found still alive inside a local nightclub at closing time during the early hours...

  • Shooter Pleads Guilty

    A man who shot a transgender woman in the neck and attempted to rob her after she declined his sexual proposition pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept....

  • International Arrest

    Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch have announced an arrest in the 2007 murder of a local lesbian who was found dead in...

  • Mount Vernon Victim

    A man walking in D.C.'s Mount Vernon Square neighborhood reports that he was robbed at gunpoint Thursday, Sept. 29, by assailants who used an anti-gay...

  • Presenting PALS

    Two local health organizations specializing in care to the LGBT community are partnering to bring specific services to LGBT seniors. Whitman-Walker Health and Mautner Project:...

  • Vigil Voices

    Nothing reads better than Shakespeare by candlelight. At least, Gaurav Gopalan might have thought so. More than a hundred friends, co-workers and members of the...

  • Ward Roulette

    Shaw resident William Waybourn lives on 8th Street NW. He also owns Long View Gallery, about three blocks away on 9th Street NW. But under...

  • Equality Maryland Appoints 16 New Members to Boards of Directors

    Equality Maryland, the LGBT civil rights group that lobbies for marriage, equal protection and anti-discrimination legislation in the Free State, announced on Sept. 27 the...

  • Choi’s Lawyer Responds to Government’s Filing Writ of Mandamus While Trial Remains in Limbo

    Lt. Dan Choi’s chief legal counsel, Robert J. Feldman, filed a response on Sept. 21 to the government’s filing of a motion seeking to order...

  • Grieving for Gaurav

    As news spreads that the Sept. 10 death of Northwest Washington resident Gaurav Gopalan, 35, has been ruled a homicide by the city's medical examiner,...