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All posts tagged "dc center"

  • Pop-Up Books

    Next weekend, D.C. gets its own pop-up gay bookstore. ''We are temporarily taking over the empty storefront right next to the center,'' explains The DC...

  • Disparity Dialogue

    A group of about 20 LGBT community members and advocates gathered in the Metropolitan Community Church of Washington June 14 to listen to local experts...

  • DC Center Denied

    The DC Center, the District's LGBT community center, was dealt a blow in its search for a permanent home after its proposal to rent a...

  • Men's Summer Summits

    Health activists, get ready for a busy July, because Washington will be playing the role of host city. With D.C. set to host the 19th...

  • Close to Home

    It may not be a topic that fills the community with pride, but it's certainly relevant: LGBT youth homelessness. That's the topic the community will...

  • Heated Verbiage

    There is power in words. D.C.'s Regie Cabico knows that. Just read a few lines of his poem ''Love Letter from Andrew Cunanan.'' I have...

  • LGBT Locals Cheer Obama's Marriage-Equality Stance

    To say that the reaction of the D.C. area's LGBT community to President Barack Obama's endorsement of marriage equality was favorable would be the understatement...

  • Closer to Home

    David Mariner is on the verge of happiness. Just about 50 signatures away, actually. ''If we get 500 signatures, I'll be very happy,'' says Mariner,...

  • Hooray for Hollywood

    Why watch the Oscars alone at home when you could do it with hundreds of your best gay friends? That at least is part of...

  • Research and Recovery

    Two local advocates for treatment of methamphetamine addiction who have worked with the Crystal Meth Working Group – a program of The Center, D.C.'s LGBT...

  • Strike Against The Center

    Michael Sessa, president of The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center, and David Mariner, the executive director, reported today that The Center suffered an attack of...

  • Center Soiree

    With a new venue and a few other tweaks, the 2010 fall reception for The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center, may be the organization's grandest...

  • Book It

    ''It's so rare these days that we have the opportunity to celebrate LGBT literature,'' says David Mariner of The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center. ''We've...

  • Out in the Media: Sean Bugg and Charles Perez at the DC Center

    Roby Chavez hosts an OutWrite discussion with authors Sean Bugg and Charles Perez. Bugg, Metro Weekly co-publisher and editor, comically recounts his life experiences in...

  • Center to Move Again

    David Mariner, executive director of The Center, announced today, March 22, that the organization is expecting to vacate its current space at 1318 U St.,...