Metro Weekly

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  • Good Government

    (EDITOR'S NOTE: The GLLU presentation will be Webcast Wednesday, May 11, between 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., at www.ashinstitute.harvard.edu/Ash/) Unless a person has had direct...

  • Dinner on Deck

    For those in tune with the Washington calendar of fundraisers and galas, it may seem that fall is arriving rather early this year. Fortunately, there's...

  • Places at the Tables

    There's a general rule of thumb when determining the level of commitment to an activist cause or outing: If one is willing to come out...

  • Parenting in the Pink

    Ellen Kahn set a storybook tone last Saturday morning as gay parents -- and prospective parents -- and their kids gathered at Sligo Middle School...

  • Emotional Fescue

    I spent a recent few days at my brother's house in Iowa, about half a block away from the elementary school I attended for most...

  • Order vs. Oysters on 17th Street

    The stretch of 17th Street NW, between P Street and Riggs Place, roughly, is possibly the ''gayest'' neighborhood in D.C., with a cluster of gay...

  • Hat Head

    Red is not my color, and it really never has been. When I am buying clothes -- which I do with shocking frequency -- red...

  • Laurels for Leaders

    Next week the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance (GLAA), a local lobby of surprisingly influential advocates for the district's gay community -- as well as...

  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's 16th annual Leadership Awards

    Click for more photos of NGLTF Leadership Awards Nearly 300 people gathered on Thursday, April 7 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Woodley Park for...

  • Evacuation Plan

    Despite initial -- and substantial -- opposition to the multi-million dollar proposition of bringing baseball to Washington, the city's new team is set to play...

  • Hipster Gays

    I left Brooklyn for all the wrong reasons. My first year in New York, I was a resident of that increasingly sought after borough, first...

  • Smoke Signals

    In Washington's ongoing tug-o-war over tobacco, the Whitman-Walker Clinic Board of Directors voted late last month to support expansion of the city's smoke-free workplace laws...

  • Hopping Mad

    Walking toward my Unitarian church on Easter morning, I struck up a conversation with an older gentleman who was headed my direction. He was, like...

  • Give a Hoot, Don't Recruit

    When it comes to protesting the Pentagon's ban on allowing gay and lesbian people to serve openly, law schools have been in the forefront. But...

  • Heavy Lifting

    There are two things I hate about writing this column. The first is that I almost always end up writing it on a Sunday night....