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All posts tagged "washington"

  • Power in numbers

    About 100 people gathered at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Southwest Washington Thursday, May 17, for D.C. Fights Back's HIV/AIDS Speak Out. The goal: Start...

  • Making History

    As the nation's capital or simply as an American city with infinite plots playing out at the local level, Washington, D.C., offers a great setting...

  • Stein Dems Back Bill

    The regular May meeting of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the primary voice of GLBT Democrats in the district, was billed as a chance to...

  • Home Sweet Home

    In the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, talk often turns to real estate. The same could be said for most of the county, if not the...

  • The Passionate Pragmatist

    When the wheels of Washington's gay community are turning, it seems that Mario Acosta-Vélez is never far away. Perhaps it's his presidential post at the...

  • Local News: A Look Back at 2006

    History Boy Kameny (Photo by Todd Franson) THE LIBRARY OF Congress opened its sanctified shelves of Americana in October, making way for the addition of...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • From the Bottom Up

    At the intersection of P and Ninth streets NW, there is evidence that the gay gentrification of Logan Circle may be creeping ever eastward. On...

  • Gay Is Good

    Frank Kameny's life in the upper Northwest, Palisades corner of Washington looks quiet enough. The retiree lives in a modest home on a serene, tree-lined...

  • Final Spin

    The election wheel turns once more, and D.C. finds itself in the midst of a tightly fought race for the mayor's office. This being a...

  • Racing for the Council

    When Mayor Anthony Williams decided not to pursue another term, there was trickle-down effect. With Council Chairman Linda Cropp and Councilmember Vincent Orange leaving behind...

  • The Shadow Knows

    Philip Pannell has given decades of service to various D.C. communities. He's worked for the city's Democratic Party and NAACP chapter. He's been an advisory...

  • Finding the Bridge

    It was an emotional appointment for Darlene Nipper and much of the district's GLBT community. Her predecessor, Wanda Alston -- the first to head Mayor...

  • Home Team

    The fourth in an occasional series of interviews and stories on the 2006 D.C. mayoral race. Michael A. Brown likes to get around the city....