All posts tagged "chris farris"

  • Town Tonight Offers a ‘Crack’ at Global Travel

    “Crack Trip” is the latest zany offering to come from the gay self-described low-budget theater group Crack DC, founded by Chris Farris, Karl Jones (aka...

  • Sit Down with the Chief

    Leaders from local LGBT organizations sat with Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier for nearly two hours on Aug. 16, in closed-door meeting at which...

  • Courtly Conversation

    D.C. Superior Court's chief judge has accepted an invitation from Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) to speak to members of the local LGBT community...

  • Facing Hate

    Washington saw 68 reported hate crimes in 2010, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. But those are just the ones they know of. Twenty-five of...

  • The Nightlife Coverboy: A Brief History

    You can blame it all on Ed Bailey. During the early days of Metro Weekly, Ed, who at the time ran VelvetNation and now co-owns...

  • Neighborhood Watch

    Cuts, bruises and a shoe print. That's what remained on Todd Metrokin's face after he was beaten on an Adams Morgan street by a group...

  • Changes at GLOV

    Todd Metrokin and Chris Farris became the faces of Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) in the fall of 2008 when they re-launched an organization...

  • GLOV Rain Check

    Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence's (GLOV) planned open-house forum to air LGBT community concerns about the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), slated for Feb. 3, has...

  • Murder in Southeast

    The Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed that Anthony James Perkins, a 29-year-old Southeast resident and ''member of the LGBT community,'' was found dead, shot inside...

  • Coalition of No Consent

    D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier's ongoing agenda of reconfiguring the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) has raised a number of...

  • Opposing Viewpoints

    Assistant Police Chief Diane Groomes of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) wants the local LGBT community to meet 35 officers, whom she claims are now...

  • Criticism Continues

    Chris Farris of Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) feels like an afterthought. He was given only three days to prepare to speak at a...

  • Lacking Liaison

    Little more than two years ago, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Cathy Lanier sat with members of the local LGBT community and promised that the...

  • Lacking Liaison

    Little more than two years ago, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Cathy Lanier sat with members of the local LGBT community and promised that the...

  • Questions and Answers

    Local gay activist Peter Rosenstein doesn't trust Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier. He didn't feel that way two years ago when Lanier shared with him,...

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