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  • Je-Shawna Wholley

    Thanks, in part, to high school years in the Junior ROTC in Forrestville, Md. – where she rose to the leadership rank of regiment commander...

  • Blowing Up the Coalition

    Clarence Mitchell, the civil-rights activist and longtime chief lobbyist for the NAACP, used to tell of something then-Senate Democratic leader Lyndon Johnson often said to...

  • Steve Harvey on the Red Carpet at the Mark Twain Prize

    Comedian Steve Harvey was part of the celebration for Ellen DeGeneres at the 2012 Mark Twain Prize, on Monday, Oct. 22. Metro Weekly's Randy Shulman...

  • Baltimore Anti-Marriage Fliers Target Race

    Chris Wulin walked out his door in late September to find his neighborhood covered in fliers. One was in his door, another in his windshield,...

  • Cory Booker at the 2012 HRC Dinner [video]

    Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, N.J., and a rising star in Democratic politics, spoke at the Human Rights Campaign's National Dinner Oct. 6. Booker's...

  • The Fearless Sergeant

    It's a day he says he'll never forget. On July 11, 2007, John Cephas stood in line with hundreds of other recruits at the United...

  • The Real McCoy

    He's the man about town who seems to know everybody, but who's hard to pin down. Not that you'd have a chance, since Nick McCoy...

  • Adult video site MyVidster ‘hijacked’ after winning case against gay porn company

    myVidster lost control of its primary .com domain this past weekend according to the owner’s Twitter feed: “The myvidster domain has been hijacked and I...

  • Field Goals

    It seems fair enough to say that Wade Davis has an impulsive streak. Six years ago on Christmas Eve, stranded in a Chicago airport by...

  • Owens Leading Anti-Marriage Minority

    An organ played ''God Bless America'' as Mitt Romney took the stage at the NAACP's annual convention in Houston July 11. The audience stood to...

  • There's No Place Like Pride

    It's nearly summer and pride is in the air. Thousands of locals and out-of-town visitors lined up along the District's streets and crowded onto Pennsylvania...

  • Royal Welcome

    LGBT pride festivals are no strangers to divas. Genuine royalty, on the other hand, is quite a bit more rare. Arriving in D.C. from Ghana...

  • Film Forum

    ''It's disheartening for me to see how the island is saturated with homophobia,'' says Dre Woody Macko. Macko hopes the new documentary Taboo Yardies helps...

  • Christopher Barnhill

    Christopher Barnhill may be only 25 years old. But to hear this Metro Weekly Next Generation Award winner tell it, he's already fulfilling his life's...

  • Terra Tempest Moore

    Describing Terra Tempest Moore, Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League Executive Director Andrew Barnett wrote, ''She is a natural leader, talented public speaker, and fierce advocate...