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All posts tagged "drugs"

  • Health Matters

    Crystalization CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE had D.C.'s gay community buzzing in 2005, but not in the usual way. In March, the D.C.-based National Coalition for LGBT Health...

  • Hitting Back

    Last weekend, from Dec. 8 to 11, patrons at more than a dozen gay venues in D.C. were given a simple message: ''Crystal Meth Sucks.''...

  • Crystal Campaign Hits Bars

    The Center, D.C.'s GLBT community center, is furthering its campaign against crystal methamphetamine abuse within the local gay community by taking the fight to nightlife...

  • Method Man

    The stretch of 17th Street -- roughly between P and R streets NW -- is one of the district's foremost gay villages. It hosts the...

  • Crystal and the Community

    The war room assembled June 28, a strategy session pulling together representatives from several corners of metro area's community. The police were there, along with...

  • Party Crasher

    Titan Bar held all the elements for a party Monday evening. Beyond the regular bar offerings, there was a buffet. The crowd of about 50...

  • Reliving The First Time

    Nine years ago, the circuit came to Washington with a Cherry Jubilee. Compared to more recent offerings, it was a modest start. The weekend was...

  • The Task at Hand

    When the crowds gather next Thursday, April 7 for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's 16th Annual Leadership Awards to honor former presidential candidate...

  • Talking Tina

    Crystal methamphetamine was on dozens of people's minds Monday afternoon at the Barceló Hotel on P Street. While mention of a hotel and crystal meth...

  • Mass Appeal

    What's the difference between an after-hours party and a morning party at a club? It's not meant as a joke, though living in D.C. makes...

  • The Reluctant Hedonist

    ''I intend to write an opera one day,'' says Rufus Wainwright. ''Especially after these horrifyingly personal albums. I think I might need to concentrate on...

  • RAVE On

    Photographs by Todd Franson ''Power to the People Who Party!'' was the battle cry on Saturday at Upper Senate Park as approximately 2,000 people gathered...

  • Squeeze Play

    When Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) introduced his RAVE Act legislation last year, it was a slam dunk waiting to happen. Teenagers, drugs, freaky-looking ravers --...

  • Crystal Clear

    To combat a growing tide in both sexually transmitted diseases and the abuse of meth-amphetamines (crystal meth), the Whitman-Walker Clinic hosted a community forum Monday...

  • Drug Bill Needs a Fix

    Before you throw that next barbeque party, better frisk your guests at the door. Determined to push his Drug War bill through Congress, Senator Joe...

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