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  • Pioneer Days

    The Rainbow History Project, a local organization formed in 2000 to preserve and promote the history and culture of the D.C. area's LGBT community, earlier...

  • BREAKING: Mendelson Wins Interim Chair, Michael Brown Takes Interim Pro Tem

    Just one month after a special election in Ward 5 to replace former Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr., Council Chairman Kwame Brown (D), first elected in...

  • Making a Clean Break

    Despite a controversial walk-up to the passage of D.C. marriage equality in 2009, a recently introduced bill before the City Council that would permit same-sex...

  • Top Court Declines

    For updates to this story, visit Metro Weekly's Poliglot blog.On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court turned down a request by Bishop Harry Jackson and others...

  • U.S. Supreme Court Turns Down D.C. Marriage Initiative Case

    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court turned down a request by Bishop Harry Jackson and others to hear their case seeking an initiative on marriage equality...

  • Seat Taken

    The D.C. Democratic State Committee elected, on Jan. 6, School Board member Sekou Biddle to fill the At-Large City Council seat left by Kwame Brown,...

  • Stein Offers Awards

    There's certainly cause to celebrate, says Gertrude Stein Democratic Club President Jeffrey Richardson of the group's upcoming annual awards reception on Oct. 28. ''We're really...

  • Post Endorses NOM’s Nom in Ward 5 Council Race

    From The Washington Post editorial board: In Ward 5, first-term council member Harry Thomas Jr. is facing challenges from Kenyan McDuffie, Delano Hunter and Tracey...

  • Fenty v. Gray

    Elections are sometimes decided – unofficially – during the primaries. In the overwhelmingly Democratic District of Columbia, that's the rule for choosing the mayor, not...

  • Time to Tie the Knot

    As D.C. enters its second month of same-sex couples being able to obtain marriage licenses, some wonder if – as with California and Maine –...

  • Motley's NOM Money

    Last Spring, when the D.C. City Council voted 12-1 in favor of recognizing same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions in the District, Paul Trantham riled up...

  • Marriage Nears the Finish Line

    The passage of the marriage equality bill by D.C. City Council on December 15 and signing of the bill by Mayor Adrian Fenty later that...

  • Fighting Words

    Pay attention to the sides of Metrobuses these days and you're bound to see advertisements promoting exotic vacation destinations, local news channels or Alvin and...

  • Final Vote Victory

    The Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009 passed its second reading during a City Council legislative meeting Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 15,...

  • Anti-Gay Effort Rejected

    The D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics (BOEE) on Tuesday rejected a proposed voter initiative that sought to define marriage as ''only between a man...

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