All posts tagged "andrew barnett"

  • SMYAL Taps Sultan Shakir

    The Board of Directors of Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders (SMYAL), an organization dedicated to working with and empowering LGBTQ youth, announced early...

  • Andrew Barnett’s Goodbye

    After nearly a decade, Andrew Barnett is bidding the organization he has worked for goodbye. The 31-year-old Barnett, who started as an intern and later...

  • Capital Pride Names 2012 Heroes

    Capital Pride this morning announced the five locals who have been selected to serve as the 2012 Capital Pride Heroes. They are Andrew Barnett, Eboné...

  • SMYAL to host discussion panel on factors leading to LGBT youth suicides

    The Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL), the D.C. organization advocating for sexual-minority youth, is partnering with ''1 Lyfe @ A Time'' to host a...

  • Call for Action

    The Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL), an organization dedicated to the needs of LGBTQ youth ages 13 to 21 in the D.C. area, is...

  • Legacy of 'The Laramie Project' [video]

    Few plays have taken root in the public consciousness — and served as the public conscience — as has ''The Laramie Project,'' Moises Kaufman and...

  • The Legacy of Laramie

    As part of the Arena Stage productions of The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, Metro Weekly and Arena Stage will host...

  • SMYAL Youth address recent LGBTQ suicides [video]

    Metro Weekly reporter Justin Stewart talks with Andrew Barnett, executive director of D.C.'s Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL) and several SMYAL youths about the...

  • Rhee Recap

    Michelle Rhee has been a controversial figure in D.C. politics since her appointment as D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) chancellor by Mayor Adrian Fenty in June...

  • Helping Hands

    ''It has been unbelievably painful to have these kind of daily reminders,'' Eliza Byard, executive director of the Gay and Lesbian Student Education Network (GLSEN),...

  • Getting Better

    The first time I wanted to kill myself was eighth grade. The incident leading up to that was a rather convoluted one, but the short...

  • Making a Difference

    The first requirements of activism and leadership are drive, desire and commitment. As a city and region that draws people brimming with just those qualities,...

  • Andrew Barnett

    The Next Generation Awards 2010 When Andrew Barnett headed out to earn his bachelor's degree, the Alexandria native got about as far away as he...

  • The Kids Are All Right

    It's been about six months since Andrew Barnett was appointed executive director of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League -- though he's been filling the...

  • Remembering Tel Aviv

    In the wake of a brutal attack on an Israeli GLBT community center, local GLBT and Jewish community members will be holding a vigil tonight,...

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