All posts tagged "black"

  • Straight Sister of the LGBT Movement

    At first glance, Sharon Lettman-Hicks doesn't seem like your typical LGBT activist. For starters, she's a straight woman. She's married to a military husband. She...

  • Attacking Indifference

    Washington residents, government agencies and community groups rallied at an Oct. 24 town hall to sound an alarm about problems facing ''black LGBTQI youth'' in...

  • Coverboy: Jason

    Jason, 24, has a strong relationship with God, but is hesitant about church. He used to love it, even participating as a pastor's assistant. Then...

  • Tea Time

    Intimate one-man shows are like that friend who's just been on a cooking course. You know, the one who's frantic to make you dinner? On...

  • NBJC Takes the Hill

    Following on an annual outing begun last year, the National Black Justice Coalition will be returning to Capitol Hill next year for ''Out on the...

  • NAACP Joins Maryland Marriage Fight

    The Baltimore branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has become the latest organization to join the umbrella organization Marylanders...

  • Honoring the Dream (UPDATED)

    When the new Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial is dedicated Sunday, Aug. 28, it will certainly be a national event, if not one that...

  • Video Recap: NAACP tackles black & gay tensions at national convention [video]

    A week ago, the NAACP held a groundbreaking discussion about LGBT issues in Los Angeles for its 102nd Convention. The panel was hosted by CNN’s...

  • Coverboy: London

    London is new to the nation's capital. The 28-year-old native of New Orleans moved to D.C. from Detroit two months ago to consider a job...

  • Coverboy AJ

    Looking at his busy schedule, AJ no longer has downtime. He's been modeling since he was 16, and these days, when he gets a free...

  • History of Pride

    Almost three decades before Stonewall, a gay African-American man named Bayard Rustin organized a 1941 March on Washington so successful that it never even took...

  • All of Us

    There are different ways to mark the anniversaries of Us Helping Us, People Into Living Inc. Bishop Kwabena Rainey Cheeks formed the organization in 1985....

  • Voice of America

    Although known by many Americans for her portrayal as Dr. Nancy McNally, the national security advisor on NBC's The West Wing, or as Gloria Akalitus,...

  • It Takes a Village

    It would be very easy to talk about playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney's rise with the same kind of mythic spin as his ''Brother/Sister'' trilogy. His...

  • The DC LGBT Homeless Youth Crisis [video]

    In the past few months, Washington D.C. has seen a rise in the number homeless LGBT youth. Metro Weekly's Justin Stewart talks with several locals...

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