All posts tagged "black"

  • Life Lines

    Photography by Todd Franson Three months ago, lying on a path alongside the George Washington Parkway with a broken arm, many thoughts were rushing through...

  • Dream Holliday

    ''I no longer live in sorrow,'' proudly proclaims Jennifer Holliday. ''I no longer have a lot of misery. But I definitely know how to sing...

  • Faces of Pride

    D.C. Black Lesbian and Gay Pride Day 2003, Sunday, May 25, Washington Convention Center A rainy weekend and a Code Orange security alert didn't stop...

  • Top of the Hill

    Nob Hill has been around for 35 years. Robert Jones has owned it for the past 14. It's a perfect match. The Cozy Corner. The...

  • Storytelling

    It wasn't enough. It wasn't enough for Phillip Pike to be a lawyer fighting for human rights. It wasn't enough to be a black gay...

  • Rocky's Road

    Photography by Todd Franson Even in the early afternoon hours before the restaurant opens for dinner, you can feel the warmth in Rocky's Café. Maybe...

  • 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...

  • Taking the Lead

    Photography by Todd Franson For some people, the southeast Washington area between South Capitol and Eighth Street along the Navy Yard is a place to...

  • Words of Caushun

    Collectively, rap and hip-hop artists have pretty much cornered the market on gay bashing. There's DMX's vibrantly visual ''Well in the back wit ya faggot...

  • Between the Lines

    Quick! What's the definition of transgender? Well, it's anyone who was born as a man but considers themselves to be a woman, or vice versa....

  • Bill T. Jones

    ''I intend to live a while. '' Bill T. Jones takes a sip of coffee. ''And my doctor tells me I'll live a while. ''...

  • Common Ground

    Getting the bartender's attention isn't much of a problem at the Deep End. Except for a few stray patrons parked on the stools, the crowd...

  • By the Book

    E. Lynn Harris is late. Our interview was scheduled for noon, and as I look up at the clock in the elegant Park Hyatt Hotel...

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