Metro Weekly

All posts by John Riley

  • Montgomery Co. Fliers Nixed

    The Montgomery County School Board voted 6-1 Monday evening to end the county's quarterly program that allowed community nonprofits to send home informational fliers with...

  • Epidemic Update

    When Whitman-Walker Health, the local community health center specializing in LGBT and HIV/AIDS care, hosts its July 21 forum on HIV/AIDS at George Washington University's...

  • Maryland Marriage Equality Supporters Not Phased by Opponents’ Signature Successes

    A spokesman for Marylanders for Marriage Equality, the coalition of groups working to defend the state’s recently passed civil marriage law, said the coalition is...

  • Washington Brothers Get Fall Trial

    The two brothers accused of assaulting five women – some of whom identified as lesbians – in Columbia Heights in July 2011 will go to...

  • Montgomery Case Continued

    The man accused of fatally stabbing 23-year-old transgender woman Deoni Jones, also known as JaParker and Logan, will remain in jail, held without bond, as...

  • AIDS Quilt's Double Duty

    The AIDS Memorial Quilt, marking its 25th anniversary, is returning to D.C. The quilt, memorializing the victims lost to HIV/AIDS, was last displayed in full...

  • Disparity Dialogue

    A group of about 20 LGBT community members and advocates gathered in the Metropolitan Community Church of Washington June 14 to listen to local experts...

  • DC Center Denied

    The DC Center, the District's LGBT community center, was dealt a blow in its search for a permanent home after its proposal to rent a...

  • District Releases Annual HIV Report

    The theme yesterday with regard to HIV/AIDS and other transmittable diseases affecting the District was that progress is being made, but there's certainly more work...

  • Area Hospitals Get High Marks

    The D.C. metropolitan area is among the top regions in the country when it comes to the quality and LGBT-friendliness of health care policies and...

  • Gay-Owned Social Driver Honored

    The DC Chamber of Commerce recently named local digital agency Social Driver its DC Small Business Champion of 2012, making it the first LGBT-owned business...

  • Whitman-Walker and Walgreens Join for HIV Testing

    Whitman-Walker Health, the local nonprofit community health center that specializes in LGBT care and HIV/AIDS, will be providing free rapid HIV testing for three days...

  • Washington County, Md., to Offer Benefits

    Lambda Legal, an LGBT legal organization, announced June 13 that Washington County, in Maryland's panhandle, will extend spousal benefits to county employees with spouses of...

  • Mayor Set To Sign

    Mayor Vincent Gray (D) has set a date, June 22, to sign the recently passed bill to combat bullying, intimidation and harassment of youth in...

  • Men's Summer Summits

    Health activists, get ready for a busy July, because Washington will be playing the role of host city. With D.C. set to host the 19th...