Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "darlene nipper"

  • The Real McCoy

    He's the man about town who seems to know everybody, but who's hard to pin down. Not that you'd have a chance, since Nick McCoy...

  • Threat Prompts D.C. Evacuations

    Following a reported bomb threat, the Human Rights Campaign and other LGBT organizations in Washington evacuated their offices today. According to Fred Sainz, HRC's vice...

  • Awaiting Appointment

    While some appointments have been named by Mayor Vincent Gray's new administration, there is no official word as yet regarding who might take over as...

  • Census Overlooks Many Same-Sex Couples

    One in seven same-sex couples won't be identified as such in 2010 U.S. Census results, according to a new study. And the options on the...

  • Working the Numbers

    When people hear about census-taking this time of year, it usually involves the story of Joseph and Mary trekking to Joseph's hometown of Bethlehem to...

  • Congressional Calling

    The biggest news to come out of President Obama's Sept. 9 address to a joint session of Congress had less to do with health care...

  • Keeping the Faith

    Not every preacher, not every church, not every congregation opposes the rights of GLBT people -- but far too many people believe that's the case....

  • Task Masters

    Outside, it's a cold and sunny January afternoon. Inside the sixth-floor offices of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the entryway is piled high...

  • Nipper Nabs National Job

    Darlene Nipper, head of Mayor Anthony Williams' Office of LGBT Affairs from 2005 to 2007, returns to a leadership role beginning Oct. 1 with the...

  • Hometown Heroes

    When it comes to the pageantry of parades, beyond the floats and marching bands, there is something romantic about the notion of ''grand marshals.'' That...

  • The Kids Are All Right

    Unlike the past two years, it didn't rain. And by midday, there was an exuberant mood and plenty to see and do at the 11th...

  • Youth Pride Allies Reception Honors Community Activists

    As part of its 11th annual celebration, the Youth Pride Alliance is honoring three allies who have contributed to the well-being and growth of GLBTQ...

  • Nipper Sets Departure Date

    It's official: Darlene Nipper is stepping down as director of Mayor Fenty's Office of LGBT Affairs. Beyond that, the details get a bit muddy. While...

  • Finding the Bridge

    It was an emotional appointment for Darlene Nipper and much of the district's GLBT community. Her predecessor, Wanda Alston -- the first to head Mayor...

  • Pulse of the People

    Ranging from alarm to hope, a panel of D.C.'s black gay leaders strove to outline what they saw as the state of their community as...