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  • DC Center Elects Officers

    The board of directors for The DC Center, the District's LGBT community center, on Jan. 3 announced the center's new board members and officers for...

  • Leather Family Picnic

    ''It started out as just a twinkle in my eye,'' Michael Sessa says. Six years later, Sessa's twinkle of an annual local Leather Pride event...

  • Rhee's Tardy Response

    Two years ago Michael Sessa was outraged by the results of the city's 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) for students attending public schools in...

  • Dark Victory

    ''I didn't know what was happening -- I thought he was having a mid-life crisis or something,'' says composer Michael Shaieb of a close friend...

  • Three of a Kind

    Pride in Washington is not just a weekend affair. Everyone knows the big Capital Pride Parade and Festival -- June 13 and 14, respectively, along...

  • Civil Strategy

    California voters spoke Nov. 4 when they pulled the plug on marriage equality for gays and lesbians -- won in the California Supreme Court less...

  • Lending an Ear

    In the District, people talk about HIV/AIDS -- a lot. Of course, with a statistical profile that puts D.C. on par with sub-Saharan Africa when...

  • Budding Prides

    Unity might be key in celebrating Capital Pride. There is, however, also something special about celebrating what might set a group apart, says SaVanna Wanzer,...

  • Calling on Rhee

    Students at D.C.'s public high schools who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual were four times more likely to attempt suicide over the past year,...

  • Locating Linder

    Nearly three years ago, Feb. 20, 2005, Geraldine ''Jerrie'' Linder passed away. At 83, it was no surprise that she died of natural causes. What...

  • D.C. Center Plans 2008

    The D.C. Center, metropolitan Washington's GLBT community center, held an annual brunch and planning meeting Saturday, Dec. 8, asking community leaders to offer upcoming events...

  • Meth by the Numbers

    Thomas McDermitt was battling addiction long before discovering ''crystal.'' In the five years since graduating from high school in 1986, McDermitt outgrew his alcohol addiction...

  • A New Honor

    The Center-Home for GLBT in Metro D.C. has announced it will be holding its annual fall fundraiser Sept. 19 to honor the five co-founders of...

  • The Kids Are All Right

    Unlike the past two years, it didn't rain. And by midday, there was an exuberant mood and plenty to see and do at the 11th...

  • Homefront

    Living Check to Check IN ONE OF THE MOST striking moments of 2005, Whitman-Walker Clinic announced in May that it would be unable to meet...

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