All posts tagged "washington"

  • Trans-American

    When Ruby Corado arrived in the Washington area as an immigrant from El Salvador, she was a teenager. She was also male. ''What marked the...

  • Chair Apparent

    The second in an occasional series of interviews and stories on the 2006 D.C. mayoral and Council races. Linda Cropp It's definitely election season when...

  • Forever Annie's

    Some say it's a landmark. Some say it's an institution. Some call it a part of Washington's gay identity. Whatever Annie's Paramount Steakhouse is, there'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...

  • Smoke Saga

    Washington moved another step closer to banning smoking in all workplaces -- including bars and nightclubs -- following a 12-1 vote Dec. 6 in favor...

  • Courting the Community

    The first in an occasional series of interviews and stories on the 2006 D.C. mayoral and Council races. You may be tempted to think that...

  • Community Building

    Much of metropolitan Washington's community is from elsewhere. Michael Sessa, raised in a thoroughly Italian-American neighborhood in Boston's Revere suburb is no exception. Traces of...

  • Graham Goes Smoke-free

    During a Ward 1 town-hall meeting Thursday, June 9, Councilmember Jim Graham publicly offered his support to expanding the city's smoke-free workplace laws to include...

  • Graham Joins Smoke-Free Effort

    During a Ward 1 town-hall meeting last night, June 9, Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) publicly offered his support to expanding the city's smoke-free workplace...

  • Making Plans for the Summit

    Philip Pannell says it's easy to see the benefits of Mayor Anthony A. Williams's first-ever LGBT Citizen Summit on Saturday, April 30. ''If you have...

  • Mayoral Outreach

    In March, everyone in the city knew that the mayor's cabinet included an Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs. But what would normally...

  • Smoke Signals

    In Washington's ongoing tug-o-war over tobacco, the Whitman-Walker Clinic Board of Directors voted late last month to support expansion of the city's smoke-free workplace laws...

  • A Life Remembered

    Bad news travels fast. And it shot across town like lightning last Wednesday, March 16, as news spread that Wanda Alston, 45, cabinet member and...

  • Homegrown History

    The Harlem Renaissance is one of the most culturally romantic periods of American history. In a sense, it was the spark that ignited a fire...

  • 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...

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