All posts tagged "black"

  • 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...

  • Praise for HRC's Donna Payne

    Donna Payne, the D.C.-based associate director of diversity for the Human Rights Campaign, as well as a founding board member of the National Black Justice...

  • Coverboy: Greg

    If you have good taste in underpants, you may well have already seen Greg, who works at the Calvin Klein Underwear shop in Georgetown. Regardless...

  • Coverboy: Cedric

    Born in Tallahassee, raised in Tampa, Cedric may be a long way from the beach weather he craves. But a stint at Quantico from his...

  • A.J.

    It's not surprising that A.J., 24, is a barback at The Fireplace and at Secrets. It's the perfect job for a guy who likes clean...

  • Reflections on Black History Month

    Since 1926, February was known for the celebration of black American history. Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard Ph.D., initiated ''Negro History Week,'' which it...

  • Professor/Pundit

    Raising President Obama's ''evolving'' view on marriage equality with Melissa Harris-Perry makes her laugh. ''Yeah, it's evolving,'' she says with an incredulous chuckle. ''I know....

  • From Short to Feature

    ''I set out to write well-rounded characters,'' says Dee Rees of her filmmaking debut, Pariah. ''Each one has their own wants, their own needs, their...

  • Coverboy: Gary

    Call out the welcome wagon, Gary has arrived. The 25-year-old – originally from Detroit, and most recently Atlanta – moved to metro D.C. in August...

  • Coverboy: Fame

    Fame grants that his name wasn't awarded to him by his parents. ''It was given to me by a friend because I was popular in...

  • 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...

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