Metro Weekly

News + Politics

  • Broncs, Boots and Beats

    In these parts, the start of the Atlantic hurricane season means more than flash flooding and power outages. It means it's time for another Atlantic...

  • Sister Schism

    Since 1976, women have been gathering in the wilds of Michigan, creating a space that, say attendees and organizers, is at once political, liberating, nurturing,...

  • Richmond in the Pink

    With a vote on a gay marriage amendment looming, and other GLBT issues remaining at the fore of Virginia politics, The Pink Party this Labor...

  • Historic Record

    Franklin Kameny was, as they say, a pioneer of the early days of the modern gay civil rights movement. Before even the 1969 Stonewall riot...

  • Alternative Lifestyle

    One of my earliest lessons about homeownership in Takoma Park -- a certified Hippie Town -- was that gas-powered lawn mowers are, like, so uncool....

  • Cherry Announces Grants

    The Cherry Fund, the organization behind D.C.'s annual spring circuit party fundraiser, reported in early August that it would be distributing $30,000 to 12 beneficiaries...

  • GLAA Rates Candidates

    A handful of officers and members of the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, D.C., (GLAA) gathered for more than five hours Tuesday night...

  • Murder in Dupont

    The beginning and ending of Robert Wone's fatal last night are clear -- it's the unknown story of how and why he was murdered that...

  • Jailbait

    When I was 20, I went with some friends to Hilton Head, S.C., for spring break. Someone's parents had a time-share there and we got...

  • Gatekeeper Gambit

    On July 19, protests were held around the world marking the first anniversary of the hanging of two gay teens, Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni,...

  • Return to Sender

    There was a time in high school, early in senior year, when thick, overstuffed envelopes that came in the mail were good, especially if the...

  • On the Bright Side

    For gay-marriage litigants, July was the cruelest month. Prior to the Washington Supreme Court decision in Andersen v. King County, there were two substantive state...

  • A Change in the Pulpit

    The relationship between gay Washingtonians and the city's religious establishment frequently feels contentious. While gay churches such as Metropolitan Community Church offer succor, and the...

  • Marriage Proposal

    In a majority Democrat city, where the hottest political race is who will win that party's mayoral nomination Sept. 12, one might think that that...

  • Community Briefs

    A coalition of Virginia gay and lesbian groups will sponsor a rally to defeat the proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and...