Metro Weekly

News + Politics

  • Proud Moments

    Every June for the last 30 years, the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area has celebrated pride with energy and enthusiasm. Whether it was a few hundred...

  • Five Alive

    Under the noonday sun Monday, a group of local religious leaders offered another ray of light. Downtown, on the steps of the Metropolitan African Methodist...

  • The Eagle Keeps Its Nest, For Now

    With the building of one convention center and the demolition of another, not to mention the continuing rise of commercial real-estate values in the revitalized...

  • Heavy Duty

    I knew there was trouble when she told me to have a seat in her office and shut the door behind me. We never talk...

  • Method Man

    The stretch of 17th Street -- roughly between P and R streets NW -- is one of the district's foremost gay villages. It hosts the...

  • Fun in the Sun

    It was 98 degrees in New York today, one of the hottest days we've had all year. Several businesses have been distributing donated bottled water...

  • The Heat Is On

    As the saying goes, if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's probably a duck. But when...

  • Age Rage

    This wasn't supposed to happen. Well, it was supposed to happen, really -- I never hoped to not make it to 35. But as far...

  • Family Affair

    The big picture is a family portrait. It's a picture of the African-American community coming together to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Million Man...

  • A Phoenix from the Flames

    This time last year, LLEGÓ was suffering ill health. That this organization -- the sole national organization representing the LGBT Latino/a community exclusively -- would...

  • Human Rights Revisited

    To bolster the nearly 30-year-old D.C. Human Rights Act's protections for transgender people in the district, council members Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) and Vincent Orange...

  • Losing Sight of Freedom

    Following the recent celebration of our 30th Capital Pride, it's worth reflecting how far we've come and at what cost. In 1975, ''gay liberation'' activists...

  • The Cat's Meow

    Let's say you are 18, almost 19, living by yourself for the first time. You're doing an internship in a small Ohio town and you...

  • New STD Fee

    As part of an ongoing effort to achieve fiscal stability, the Whitman-Walker Clinic has announced a new $25 fee for all clients of the Gay...

  • Trainspotting

    I'm on an Amtrak train heading north from New York City to Boston, and normally I'd feel guilty about spending the extra money for an...