All posts tagged "dc city council"

  • Questions on Crime

    Members of the D.C. City Council chastised the Metropolitan Police Department for a perceived failure to effectively engage local community members on initiatives aimed at...

  • Full Council Approves Beninda, Budd

    The D.C. City Council unanimously confirmed the nominations of two transgender women to the 15-member D.C. Commission on Human Rights during a June 5 legislative...

  • Anti-Bullying Bill on Track for Vote in D.C.

    On April 20, as students around the country recognized the Day of Silence to remember LGBT students who lost their lives due to bullying or...

  • McDuffie, Day Net Ward 5 Endorsements

    It's endorsement time in the Ward 5 race. With less than a month remaining before the May 15 special election to replace former Ward 5...

  • HIV Bills Moving Swiftly in D.C.

    Two bills designed to increase awareness and promote a dialogue on HIV/AIDS between patients and service providers are closer to becoming law after being passed...

  • Signs of Life for Anti-Bullying Initiatives in D.C.

    A City Council bill aimed at preventing physical and electronic forms of harassment, intimidation and bullying in District schools, libraries, parks and recreation centers –...

  • Stein Dems Endorse Muriel Bowser

    The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, D.C.'s foremost LGBT Democratic organization, last night endorsed incumbent City Councilmember Muriel Bowser in her Ward 4 race with 72...

  • Prostitution Proposal Sparks Debate in DC

    City Councilmembers Phil Mendelson (D-At Large) and Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) presided over a contentious hearing of the Judiciary Committee Tuesday that saw passionate testimony...

  • Second-Guessing Support

    Even his vote in favor of marriage equality may not be enough to salvage Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.'s (D-Ward 5) political career among his LGBT...

  • Making a Clean Break

    Despite a controversial walk-up to the passage of D.C. marriage equality in 2009, a recently introduced bill before the City Council that would permit same-sex...

  • Gay Group Calls for Thomas To Go

    Following the search of D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.'s (D-Ward 5) Brentwood home by FBI and IRS agents Dec. 2, the DC Log Cabin Republicans,...

  • D.C. in the Red

    When I moved back East from Portland, Ore., I'd more or less had my fill of ''crunchiness.'' The guy I moved out there with had...

  • Looking Locally

    In the District of Columbia – a vastly Democratic jurisdiction – the real excitement is September's Democratic primary. When Vincent Gray secured the party's nomination...

  • Marriage Opponents' Appeal

    Although no judges, thus far, have accepted the arguments made by opponents of marriage equality in D.C. that they should be able to go forward...

  • Marriage Nears the Finish Line

    The passage of the marriage equality bill by D.C. City Council on December 15 and signing of the bill by Mayor Adrian Fenty later that...

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