Metro Weekly

All posts by John Riley

  • One Stabbing Suspect Held, Two Released

    A D.C. Superior Court judge this morning found probable cause that three suspects accused of participating in stabbing a teenage male while yelling homophobic slurs...

  • Diaspora and Disparity

    Education and awareness can prove powerful tools in the fight against HIV/AIDS. While that might seem obvious to some, it's especially important in underserved, poorer...

  • DC GOP Adopts Inclusive Platform

    The D.C. Republican Committee, the District's equivalent of a state party, has become the first Republican state party to endorse LGBT-inclusive language into its party...

  • Plea Deal Offered to Three in Howard Theatre Stabbing

    This morning, three co-defendants accused of stabbing a 16-year-old male three times while yelling homophobic slurs at him had their preliminary hearing continued to Monday,...

  • Questions on Crime

    Members of the D.C. City Council chastised the Metropolitan Police Department for a perceived failure to effectively engage local community members on initiatives aimed at...

  • Gay Libertarian Challenges Holmes Norton

    Bruce Majors's platform for Congress may raise some eyebrows: he doesn't have one. ''I don't think I need one,'' Majors says candidly. ''I'm not running...

  • Three Arrested in Local Teen's Stabbing

    Three people have been arrested for stabbing a local teenager multiple times on the evening of June 26, in what is thought to be a...

  • 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...