Results tagged “Matthew Shepard” from Spotlight

It's final days for the Ford’s Theatre exhibition Not Alone: The Power of Response. Subtitled Letters of Support to the Parents of Matthew Shepard Following His Murder, this special exhibition features a selection of the nearly 10,000 cards and letters sent to Judy and Dennis Shepard after their gay son was murdered in 1998, most never previously available to the public. The ... [Read]

3 Gay-Related Plays to See This Weekend

By Doug Rule
October 24, 2013 12:08 PM |
This weekend is your last chance to see two of the biggest -- and best -- gay-themed plays staged in D.C. in a long time. It’s also your last chance to see a community theater production of one gay-popular campy comedy. 1. The Laramie Project Thanks to Congressional inaction, the best known of the bunch is Ford’s Theatre’s production of The ... [Read]

Nothing Passé about National Coming Out Day

By Doug Rule
October 11, 2013 1:42 PM |
In last week’s Metro Weekly cover story, Dan Savage, the Savage Love sex columnist and It Gets Better Project co-founder, discussed coming out. This founding principle of today’s LGBT community has expanded in the decades since it came into prominent usage after the influential Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, held on Oct. 11, 1987. “We ... [Read]