All posts tagged "memorial"

  • Local area vigils scheduled in response to Orlando shooting

    Following Sunday morning’s massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, people throughout the nation are calling for vigils to remember the 50 who lost their lives...

  • Candlelight Vigil to Mark World AIDS Day

    Whitman-Walker Health will host a candlelight vigil tonight, Monday, Dec. 1, to commemorate World AIDS Day.  World AIDS Day, now in its 27th year, remembers...

  • Local couple leads effort to honor LGBT “Fallen Heroes”

    In times of mourning, survivors usually gather together, with particular attention given to a deceased’s spouse. In the world of LGBT “fallen heroes” – those...

  • Remembering Armando Montano

    Those who knew Armando ''Mando'' Montano, who appeared in Metro Weekly as the Aug. 11, 2011, Coverboy, were dealt a shock in June when the...

  • End of an Icon: Vann Chen

    In various locales, every once in a while there comes a colorful personality that seems to add a splash of color or bit of panache,...

  • Federal Leaders Honor Kameny

    Various government officials, members of Congress, local community leaders and others congregated at the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill to bid a final...

  • Farewell to a Fighter

      (Photo by John Riley)} Hundreds of members of the LGBT community and local civic leaders gathered at the historic Carnegie Library in D.C.'s Mount...

  • Kameny Viewing Announced

    The Dr. Franklin E. Kameny Host Committee today announced details for ''Lying-in-State for Dr. Franklin E. Kameny,'' a five-hour viewing of the gay-rights pioneer who...

  • Local Loss

    Cornelius R. Alexander Jr., known by friends simply as ''Neil,'' loved football. On Sunday, Nov. 18, however, with the Dallas Cowboys defeating his beloved Redskins,...

  • Sudden Ending

    ''You cannot negotiate with God.'' Those are the words Noi Chudnoff, beloved local philanthropist and owner of Go Mama Go!, a gift shop at 1809...

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