Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "dc center"

  • 2013: A Look Ahead

    Welcome to the new year. If you've made some resolutions, best of luck in keeping them. They likely have to do with health and wealth....

  • DC Center Gets Reeves Center Home

    Home, at last. That's the sentiment of The DC Center's director, David Mariner, after the announcement Tuesday night by Mayor Vincent Gray (D) that the...

  • D.C. Council Taking Steps for Homeless Youth

    Members of the D.C. Council are trying to expedite the passage of a bill that would reform services for LGBT homeless youth before the next...

  • GLLU Website Ceases

    An external website for the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) is no longer operating, prompting some local LGBT activists to...

  • Weekend of Awards

    It was a busy weekend for Ron Simmons, president and CEO of Us Helping Us, People Into Living (UHU), the D.C. organization working to improve...

  • Shooting Shocks D.C.'s LGBT and Political Worlds

    A security guard was shot inside the headquarters of the Family Research Council in Washington on Wednesday morning in what appears to be a politically...

  • UPDATED: Security Guard For Conservative Group Shot, Motivation Unknown

    A security guard was shot inside the headquarters of the Family Research Council in Washington on Wednesday morning. According to a spokesman for the Metropolitan...

  • The DC Center Earns Excellence Award

    DC Concerned Providers Coalition (DCCP), an organization that seeks to decrease infection rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among D.C.-area young men of...

  • Apple Approves D.C. Condom App

    Out of condoms and lube? There's an app for that. Apple Inc., maker of the iPhone, recently approved a new mobile application – commonly called...

  • 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...