All posts tagged "youth"

  • Safety first

    High school may be over for recent graduate Robin Greenwood, a lesbian from Dearborn, Mich., but she's not going to write off the four years...

  • Comprehensive Curriculum

    Eighth and 10th grade students in Montgomery County's public schools will embark on a controversial sexual- education curriculum this fall that includes discussion of sexual...

  • Something to Talk About

    If you've ever caught any of the episodes from the third season of BET's College Hill, a reality show about eight black college students, you...

  • Whitman-Walker high school essay contest

    What can you do to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS in your community? That is the question Whitman-Walker Clinic is asking high school students (between...

  • 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...

  • Talking About Silence

    It is perhaps the quietest day of the school year: The Day of Silence, a national effort in which students at high schools, colleges and...

  • The Birds vs. the Bees

    Parents representing Citizens for a Responsible Curriculum (CRC) generated buzz last week by protesting against Montgomery County's sex-ed pilot program with signs that read ''Health...

  • Troubling Times

    Why Rachel Crites and Rachel Smith committed suicide may never be known. When the two Montgomery County teens disappeared in early February, becoming a major...

  • Local News Briefs

    New Law Proposed for Youth in Clubs D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) has proposed legislation that would require all establishments in Washington that serve...

  • Drinking and Entering

    Last summer, Washington's gay nightlife community bid farewell to a handful of gay bars and clubs in Southeast, including VelvetNation, to make way for the...

  • 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...

  • Growth Spurt

    Marking its 10th year, the stage is set for Youth Pride Day in Rock Creek Park at the corner of P and 23rd streets NW...

  • The Kids Are Not Alright

    There was a full house of about 150 people in the Human Rights Campaign's Equality Forum space April 5. It was a ''who's who'' of...

  • Adam Tenner

    Headquartered in a basement along Pennsylvania Avenue SE, nearly spitting distance from the Capitol, the drop-in center and offices of Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) are very...

  • SMYAL Like You Mean It

    The Mayflower Hotel ballroom can be an intimidating place for public speaking, with its florid walls, formal architecture and, of course, a full-size buzzing crowd...

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