Metro Weekly

News + Politics

  • The Lingering Whiff of Anti-Semitism

    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum just concluded its powerful, four-month exhibit on Nazi persecution of homosexuals. And now, with both Passover and Hitler's birthday landing...

  • Let's Talk About Sex

    On the first full day of war in Iraq, a panel converged at the National Press Building to debate a different kind of struggle, once...

  • DADT Discharges

    Discharges from the military under the anti-gay ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell '' (DADT) policy declined by nearly a third in fiscal year 2002, the lowest...

  • All's Fair

    Over the weekend, our friend Linda boarded a plane en route to Iraq, decked out in her Army gear and ready to serve her country....

  • Crystal Clear

    To combat a growing tide in both sexually transmitted diseases and the abuse of meth-amphetamines (crystal meth), the Whitman-Walker Clinic hosted a community forum Monday...

  • Night of Kings

    On March 5th, D.C.'s monthly Drag King Night at Chaos celebrated its three-year anniversary. ''This is the world's longest-running drag king show, '' organizer and...

  • Distress Calls

    Even as the latest in smart bomb technology steams toward Iraq with Old Glory in tow, the U.S. military's homophobe corps is still finding time...

  • Fishing for Answers

    In college, my friend Monica looked after my pets one weekend when I was away. I returned to my dorm room to find a note...

  • Duct and Cover

    Sometimes I feel like I'm in between Iraq and a hard place. But seriously, folks -- for lesbian feminists, the question of women in the...

  • Fit to Print?

    Ann Coulter-types who score book deals by condemning the media's ''liberal bias '' might infer affirmation from a recent report from the Gay and Lesbian...

  • Rites of Passage

    A few weeks ago, Olivia told me in no uncertain terms that girls can't marry girls. Tempted though I was to pat her down for...

  • Membership's Privileges

    In the mid 1980s, D.C. was hit by one of the biggest snowstorms in its history. Nearly seventeen inches of snow shut down the federal...

  • Cautious Optimism

    ''Make no mistake: This is a big deal, a good thing,'' Bill Clinton said last week, praising the new $15 billion international AIDS initiative President...

  • Unfriendly Skies

    With all the drama over terrorism and airport security since September 2001, it's easy to forget that plain old-fashioned homophobia can also ruin a good...

  • The Wait Is Over

    Plugging the new rapid HIV Test in his meeting with the Presidential Advisory Commission on HIV/AIDS on January 31, President Bush couldn't help but sound...