All posts tagged "black"

  • Signature Moments

    ''My mother won't explain it,'' says Paris Barclay of his offbeat but memorably elegant first name. ''She claimed she was reading mythology when I was...

  • A Night to Remember

    ''It's not a party. It's not a gala. It is a social marketing effort that also has a fundraising component.'' Clyde Penn's description of last...

  • The Buddy System

    At 57, Otis T. ''Buddy'' Sutson has a lot of activist work behind him. But just talk to him for a few minutes and you'll...

  • Closed for Business

    Nob Hill, the oldest gay bar in Washington and one of the oldest black gay bars in the country, closed its doors on February 1,...

  • The Queen Mother's Farewell

    It was years ago at Nob Hill, listening to all the gay guys calling themselves queens that Carlene Cheatam first used the title she most...

  • Black and White Men Together – DC

    Members of BWMT-DC gather ata recent Sunday holiday potluck. Photo by: Züm Linz MISSION: To provide a social, support, service and educational outlet that promotes...

  • 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...

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