Metro Weekly

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  • 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...

  • Traffic Jam

    This year's annual Capital Pride Parade was a larger event than in the past, with an extended route that stretched from the far edge of...

  • Flames of Passion

    Everyone's heard of climbing a stairway to heaven. But last weekend, one local recreational sex venue unintentionally offered a stairway to a little slice of...

  • Graham Goes Smoke-free

    During a Ward 1 town-hall meeting Thursday, June 9, Councilmember Jim Graham publicly offered his support to expanding the city's smoke-free workplace laws to include...

  • Graham Joins Smoke-Free Effort

    During a Ward 1 town-hall meeting last night, June 9, Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) publicly offered his support to expanding the city's smoke-free workplace...

  • Financial Woes Increase at Whitman-Walker

    In a move that sent ripples through both the Washington metropolitan HIV/AIDS service network and the gay and lesbian community, Whitman-Walker Clinic announced major restructuring...

  • Tending the Grassroots

    When the capital-area LGBT community looks for its boogeymen, attention often turns to the Virginia General Assembly, making itself more and more infamous by the...

  • Oh, Brother

    A TV, if you want one, comes in basically any size. There is actually such thing as a 72-inch screen TV. Since TV screens are...

  • Party Crasher

    Titan Bar held all the elements for a party Monday evening. Beyond the regular bar offerings, there was a buffet. The crowd of about 50...

  • Cash Crunch at Whitman-Walker

    For the first time in its history, Whitman-Walker Clinic has been unable to meet its payroll due to financial strains within the organization. Adding to...

  • Fondling the Boob Tube

    My dealer is holding out on me. She must know my stash is running low, and I know she has what I want. But she...

  • Finding Safe Harbor

    The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington's Spring Affair on Saturday night promises to be a glittering soiree with dancing, black ties and cocktails. But one...

  • Bhangra, 'Boxer' and Brunch

    With the flowers blooming and the calendar filling, it's clear that GLBT pride season is upon us. From April's Youth Pride celebration to Memorial Day...