All posts tagged "youth"

  • After School Special

    At 18, Christopher Barnhill wasn't necessarily going through a ''tough time'' when he started hanging out at the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League's after-school Youth...

  • Mixed Schoolbag

    Continuing her introduction to the District, the new chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), Michelle Rhee, cleared her calendar Monday night to...

  • Safety Monitor

    The transition from July to August coincides with the phrase ''back to school'' creeping back into the collective consciousness. But with kids not due back...

  • 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...

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