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  • Helping Us Grow

    In the two decades since Us Helping Us was founded to help improve the health of African-American gay men, the organization's scope has grown, says...

  • 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...

  • Coalition Coalescing

    ''Who speaks for the black LGBT community?'' That was the question around which a recent ''community conversation'' centered. ''Why don't we act like family? Why...

  • DC Coalition Stirring

    When it comes to cities known for vibrant, black-GLBT communities, D.C. routinely sits in the upper tier. DC Black Pride, for example, is the world's...

  • 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...

  • Civil Strategy

    California voters spoke Nov. 4 when they pulled the plug on marriage equality for gays and lesbians -- won in the California Supreme Court less...

  • Last Word

    Please share your memories of Cheryl Spector below. ''Cheryl and I met in the early 1990s during the days of Queer Nation and ACT UP....

  • Homefront

    Living Check to Check IN ONE OF THE MOST striking moments of 2005, Whitman-Walker Clinic announced in May that it would be unable to meet...

  • Marching On

    Washington, D.C., is no stranger to mass gatherings of people seeking rights, justice, or just a chance to be heard. Saturday, Oct. 15, was one...

  • Gathering Steam

    The local, monthly community meetings to discuss GLBT participation in the Millions More Movement (MMM) are quickly gaining steam. The seventh monthly meeting, initiated in...

  • The Queen Mother's Farewell

    It was years ago at Nob Hill, listening to all the gay guys calling themselves queens that Carlene Cheatam first used the title she most...

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