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All posts tagged "lesbians"

  • Supporting Player

    Center stage is quite possibly the last place you'll find Chris Svoboda. While she's had a hand in multiple efforts over the years, she's made...

  • Actress Ellen Page shares emotional coming out: ”I am gay… I’m tired of hiding.”

    Hollywood actress Ellen Page spoke at a Human Rights Campaign conference for gay, bi and transgender youth on Friday, Feb. 14. She offered her support and sympathy...

  • Mizeur Matters

    According to most pundits, Heather Mizeur is the clear underdog in her bid to win the Maryland Democratic Party's nomination for governor in the June...

  • Out and Tuned In

    When it comes to ''institutions,'' D.C. has plenty that are completely removed from Congress, the White House, the Smithsonian or all the other icons recognized...

  • Wives Making Waves

    For some couples, marriage might signal the start of quiet domesticity. Then there are the power couples. Bill and Hillary. Sonny and Cher. And certainly...

  • Stars of Spunky Synth-Pop

    ''People think our music is really fun,'' says JD Samson of the indie electronic/punk group JD Samson and Men. ''But then when you listen to...

  • Wowing with Women's Wednesdays

    Among the chief benefits of membership in the Capital Area Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, aka The Chamber, according to many members, are the...

  • 20/20 airs first interview with jailed gay teen Kaitlyn Hunt

    ABC’s Friday edtion of 20/20 included a long segment on Kaitlyn Hunt. It was the first public interview from the 18-year-old high school student who has...

  • Fired Up for the Future

    At 35, Aisha Moodie-Mills was a long way from arriving on the scene when the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place. But...

  • Mizeur Makes It Official

    When Maryland Del. Heather Mizeur (D-Montgomery Co.) announced her candidacy for governor last week, she became the first openly LGBT person to aim for the...

  • Je-Shawna Wholley

    Thanks, in part, to high school years in the Junior ROTC in Forrestville, Md. – where she rose to the leadership rank of regiment commander...

  • Boy Scouts send out a survey with gay-related questions

    “Bob is 15 years old, and the only openly gay Scout in a Boy Scout troop. Is it acceptable or unacceptable for the troop leader...

  • Mautner on the Move

    The Mautner Project has earned its party. Away from all the daily chaos and hoopla of Capitol Hill and iWatch whispers, the ''National Lesbian Health...

  • The Best Medicine

    Nearly 10 years ago comic Suzanne Westenhoefer told Metro Weekly she had quit smoking, in part because of the Mautner Project. ''I'm not going to...

  • Drag King Christmas

    ''I am your sole drag queen of the house,'' purrs Isis Deverreoux of Phase 1 of Dupont. In fact, Deverreoux is becoming essentially the lesbian...