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All posts tagged "bob summersgill"

  • 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...

  • Convocation to Council

    Fresh from his flight home from Germany, where he was part of the final yet unsuccessful push to secure Washington's Gay Games bid for 2014,...

  • Parliamentary Patchwork

    The District government on Friday, Aug. 28, released some points concerning the new laws recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions and eliminating discrimination in...

  • Political Split

    Four months after being fired from his post as the director of the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation -- the highest openly gay appointee...

  • Citizen Legislator

    Bob Summersgill From childhood, when his father took him to Cape Canaveral to watch the last manned moon launch in 1972, to college when he...

  • Sowing Success

    The authors of the Dallas Principles, a proposed set of core values for achieving LGBT equality, have been criticized for their invitation-only meeting at a...

  • Principles and Pragmatism

    IT IS SOMETIMES DONE with baby steps, other times with great leaps, and every so often it's done in circles. Still, advocates and enemies alike...

  • Divine Intervention

    When it comes to marriage equality, the conventional wisdom is that God is on the side of those opposed, that homophobic clergy are the rule...

  • Marriage Milestone

    Same-gender couples married in states or countries where marriage equality is already the law will soon be recognized by the District as legally married, should...

  • Partners in Limbo

    Nearly three weeks ago, Feb. 16, the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance (GLAA) issued an ''action alert'' asking locals to urge Mayor Adrian Fenty to...

  • There's Smoke, No Ire

    Not long ago, smoking was a contentious topic in the local GLBT community with an intense -- and occasionally acrimonious -- debate over a ban...

  • Bob Summersgill

    When it comes to super heroes, the stories are all the more compelling when they've taken a beating. Maybe the same holds for Capital Pride...

  • 2008 Capital Pride Heroes

    Each year, the Capital Pride Planning Committee selects a number of individuals to honor as ''Capital Pride Heroes.'' These six honorees have made extraordinary efforts...

  • Hello, Heroes

    The Capital Pride Planning Committee, the body responsible for Washington's annual Capital Pride celebration, has selected six people to be honored as this year's Capital...

  • Tackling Tomorrow's Taxes

    With the deadline for individual income-tax returns little more than two weeks away, storefronts are teeming with signs and banners touting ''instant'' tax refunds, some...