Metro Weekly

News + Politics

  • An Ally's Death

    When Maryland's equal rights organization, Equality Maryland, approached democratic State Senator Gwendolyn T. Britt in September about being a lead sponsor of a bill that...

  • Last Word

    ''Is it dying basically for lack of interest? Military managers may be turning a blind eye because it's a nuisance, and we need these people.''...

  • Lay-offs, Restructuring at Whitman-Walker

    Whitman-Walker Clinic announced today that it will layoff more than 10 percent of its employees as part of a ''restructuring'' of the long-time gay and...

  • Bringing the World Home

    When Steve Rucker and his partner, Adam Collick, met their teenage ''daughter'' for the first time, they were relieved to find she spoke English. ''It...

  • Town Hall Set for HIV/AIDS

    Pointing to the District's dubious distinction as the nation's locality with the highest HIV-infection rate, several organizations are offering a town-hall meeting on Tuesday, Jan....

  • GLBT Affairs Releases 2007 Report

    Last year was a busy one for the Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs, headed by Christopher Dyer and providing five basic services to D.C.'s GLBT...

  • Arresting Development

    Metro Transit Police have arrested five individuals for their alleged involvement in the Dec. 8 attack of a 25-year-old gay man who was riding home...

  • From the Publishers

    There was a moment last May, at the wedding reception of co-publisher Sean Bugg, where our hearts stopped cold. Our Scene photographer, Ward Morrison, who'd...

  • The Gay Squad

    In the District, the award-winning Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit of the Washington Metropolitan Police Department has been a much used resource for the city's...

  • Half Off

    It's that time of year, the tail end of it that demands the resolutions. One of the most common in the wealthier parts of the...

  • A SMYAL-ing Report

    The Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL) released its 2006 annual report Dec. 14, offering a breakdown of the local organization's financial figures and thanking...

  • Survey Says: Lesbians are Sadder

    Lesbians are more likely to experience higher levels of stress and depression than straight women around the winter-holiday season, according to a new study conducted...

  • Last Word

    ''I don't feel like I should have to hide my sexuality.'' --Bethany Laccone, a student from I.C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Va., who was...

  • Into the Sunset

    On Dec. 23, Dakota Cowgirl/Titan's Ramrod, formerly known as Hamburger Mary's, at 1337 14th St. NW, will officially close its doors. According to owner Glenn...

  • Last Word

    ''Estrangement from family, marginalization within and isolation from society, separation from children,...and inadequate access to culturally sensitive health-care practitioners are all factors that can adversely...