Metro Weekly

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  • Deciphering Syphilis

    Syphilis infection rates are apparently on the rise in the U.S. On Nov. 8, the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the...

  • Open House

    I'd rather hang out at anyone's apartment than a bar. There's a bar called Tribe on the corner of our block that's filled with the...

  • Eminent Eviction

    The District government exercised its eminent domain powers Oct. 25, filing a legal claim to properties in the area of the proposed Southeast baseball stadium...

  • Dawson's Discount

    The phrase ''Charity begins at home'' is open to some interpretation. Local musician Sharon Dawson is living one possible interpretation, with her newly-released discount card...

  • The Cute One

    It has been years since I've answered an ad in the Women Seeking Women section of anything. It's been years since I've needed to; my...

  • Sense in Advertising

    If we do better than expected when Texans vote on an anti-gay marriage amendment on Nov. 8, much credit should go to the National Gay...

  • Bob Siegel Responds to D.C. Land Grab

    The District government exercised its eminent domain powers Oct. 25, filing a legal claim to properties in the area of the proposed Southeast baseball stadium...

  • Same time next week?

    One of my therapist's favorite solutions to my perennial problem of feeling stressed out is to find ways for me to do more work. ''You'd...

  • Marching On

    Boykin The Rev. Willie Wilson, the national executive director of the Millions More Movement (MMM) who made headlines this summer for homophobic comments during a...

  • Budgets and Buildings

    On Thursday evening, Oct. 6, The Center: Home for GLBT in Metro D.C. opened its doors and its accounting books -- to a degree --...

  • AIDS Walk 2005

    Banner year? The Oct. 1 AIDS Walk (Photo by Todd Franson ) Though not quite on par with last year's figures, as yet, Kim Mills,...

  • Trouble in Texas

    Hardly anyone seems aware of it, but on Nov. 8, Texans will vote on an unusually far-ranging state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and anything...

  • Setting the Course

    The Wednesday opening reception aside, when attendees of the National Black Justice Coalition's first Black LGBT Leaders Summit sat down to business early Thursday morning,...

  • White Wedding

    Around the time your late twenties begin to take shape on the horizon, everyone who's passed that benchmark will tell you that you'll soon be...

  • Aging with Optimism

    Aging has long been a frightening topic in the gay community, where youth often seems synonymous with happiness -- particularly so among the males. But...