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All posts tagged "gay and lesbian activists alliance"

  • GLAA and Stein Ready for Races

    When it comes candidates courting LGBT votes, the District enjoys an abundance of office seekers and incumbents. Several candidates running for political office tested their...

  • Barrett Brick Honored for Immigration Efforts

    Immigration Equality, the national organization working toward equality for LGBT and HIV-positive people under U.S. immigration law, with offices in New York and D.C., honored...

  • BREAKING: Mendelson Wins Interim Chair, Michael Brown Takes Interim Pro Tem

    Just one month after a special election in Ward 5 to replace former Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr., Council Chairman Kwame Brown (D), first elected in...

  • Stein-Backed McDuffie Wins in Landslide

    Judging from the results, the Ward 5 special election was a cakewalk for Kenyan McDuffie. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, not including absentee and...

  • 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...

  • Three Cheers

    One philosophy that I'm lucky enough to share with all my co-workers at Metro Weekly is the idea that the work we do is more...

  • Kameny in Combat

    My first direct experience of Frank Kameny's combative style came during a gay rights debate that I arranged at Villanova University in March 1978 for...

  • Local Legacy

    Following Frank Kameny's death last week at 86, the area's LGBT community was left to ponder the loss of a prominent figure in its history....

  • PFOX Receives ''Appreciation'' from Fenty: UPDATED

    NOTE: This story has been updated to include a response from Mayor Adrian Fenty's office. The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington D.C. is...

  • Opportunity for Alliance

    YouTube videos of an Aug. 18 news conference illuminate the radical right's strategy of recruiting African-American ministers to attack progressive policies, and point to practical...

  • Citizen Legislator

    Bob Summersgill From childhood, when his father took him to Cape Canaveral to watch the last manned moon launch in 1972, to college when he...

  • Gay History Month

    In September, for example, the Library of Congress announced that a collection of materials from pioneering gay-rights local Frank Kameny, known as the Kameny Papers,...

  • Political Points

    The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington D.C. (GLAA), recently announced the group's candidate ratings for the Sept. 9 primaries. Based upon candidate questionnaires...

  • Acknowledging Accomplishment

    Washington is a city bursting at the seams with history, though gay history doesn't often come to mind. New York trumps other locales with the...

  • GLAA Marks 35 Years

    When the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance celebrates a milestone, it's a bit like the tortoise making his victory lap to the hare's chagrin. Steadily,...