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  • Local News Briefs

    Virginia Legislative Session wraps Sarah Gustafson, president of Equality Fairfax, says she is ''pleased'' with the outcome of Virginia's 2007 legislative session, which convened Jan....

  • Location, Location, Discrimination

    VOTERS AND LEGISLATORS in Virginia have been increasingly busy in recent times, seemingly vying for the title of most homophobic state in the union. As...

  • Gays Win Some, Lose Some in Virginia Legislature

    A bill that ensures hospital-visitation rights for same-gender couples in Virginia has passed the House of Delegates by a unanimous vote, and will be voted...

  • Local Politics: A Look Back at 2006

    Ballot Boxes Fenty IT MAY HAVE seemed like a political gimmick when Adrian Fenty ran his months-long campaign focusing on knocking on just about ever...

  • Labor Pains

    It's sort of official: Mary Cheney, the vice president's lesbian daughter, and partner Heather Poe are going to have a baby. In Virginia. The pregnancy,...

  • Calling All Voters

    All good things must come to an end — even when ”good” is a somewhat relative term. So it is that on Tuesday, Nov. 7,...

  • A Dominion Decision

    While D.C.'s election stories may have burned brightest back in September, the states that surround the nation's capital have taken up the torch for closely...

  • The Fine Print

    Tuesday was a good day, as battles against anti-gay constitutional amendments go. That was the day the Washington Post released its latest polling on the...

  • Freddie's Funhouse

    ''Take Jimmy Buffett and a drag queen, mix them together and add lots of purple,'' says Tony Rivenbark. And what does that get you? Freddie's...

  • 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...

  • At Home in the Old Dominion

    There comes a moment when you realize you're doing something right. For Virginia State Del. Adam Ebbin (D), the moment came near the end of...

  • Virginia's Resolved Outpost

    Thirty years ago, on March 25, 1975, the Alexandria City Council made a big step toward securing its reputation as one of Virginia's most progressive...

  • Hostile Territory

    ''Why did you move to the hate state?'' That's what I've been asked, in various forms, since I left D.C.'s Adams Morgan/Columbia Heights neighborhood last...

  • Local Leverage

    By so many measures, the 2004 presidential race is unprecedented. The George W. Bush vs. John Kerry slugfest is breaking records with money spent and...

  • Alexandria Gay and Lesbian Community Association (AGLCA)

    Alexandria Gay and Lesbian Community Association Mission: AGLCA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that strives to enhance the quality of life for the local GLBT...

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