All posts tagged "yvette alexander"

  • D.C. Council Mulls Reparative Therapy Ban

    Councilmember Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) presided over a nearly five-hour hearing on Friday where she listened to testimony for and against a bill pending before...

  • GLAA and Stein Ready for Races

    When it comes candidates courting LGBT votes, the District enjoys an abundance of office seekers and incumbents. Several candidates running for political office tested their...

  • Incumbency Trumps in DC and Maryland

    As with District residents writ large, D.C.'s LGBT community shouldn't expect any major changes in its collective relationship with the city's elected officials. With results...

  • LGBT Activists Reject Marion Barry, Yvette Alexander

    If elections were solely decided by the LGBT community, some incumbent councilmembers would be serving on borrowed time. Incumbent Councilmembers Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) and...

  • Prostitution Proposal Sparks Debate in DC

    City Councilmembers Phil Mendelson (D-At Large) and Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) presided over a contentious hearing of the Judiciary Committee Tuesday that saw passionate testimony...

  • Ward Roulette

    Shaw resident William Waybourn lives on 8th Street NW. He also owns Long View Gallery, about three blocks away on 9th Street NW. But under...

  • Final Vote Victory

    The Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009 passed its second reading during a City Council legislative meeting Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 15,...

  • Marriage Beats Malice

    For a few minutes on Tuesday, May 5, the hallway outside the D.C. City Council's chambers, on the fifth floor of the John A. Wilson...

  • Marriage Milestone

    Same-gender couples married in states or countries where marriage equality is already the law will soon be recognized by the District as legally married, should...