Metro Weekly

All posts by John Riley

  • Ortiz Sentenced

    A woman who evaded police for three years after she was accused of stabbing a lesbian friend in D.C. was sentenced Friday to eight years...

  • Williams Ends Stein Club Presidential Bid

    Add another wrinkle to the controversy over the recent Gertrude Stein Democratic Club elections. With a meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 19, where members of...

  • Stein Club Schism

    In response to a series of challenges brought against the results of the Dec. 3 officer elections for the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the District's...

  • Coverboy Second Runner-Up: Tim Warguleski

    {Timothy Warguleski (Photo by Julian Vankim)} If you look up the word ''blunt'' in the dictionary, finding a picture of Metro Weekly Coverboy Tim Warguleski,...

  • Remembering Armando Montano

    Those who knew Armando ''Mando'' Montano, who appeared in Metro Weekly as the Aug. 11, 2011, Coverboy, were dealt a shock in June when the...

  • DC Center Gets Reeves Center Home

    Home, at last. That's the sentiment of The DC Center's director, David Mariner, after the announcement Tuesday night by Mayor Vincent Gray (D) that the...

  • Lay of the Legislative Land

    Equality Virginia last month released a scorecard listing where Virginia legislators stand when it comes to anti-LGBT discrimination. Among the specific items on which legislators...

  • Setting the Richmond Stage

    LGBT rights groups, led by Equality Virginia, the largest such group in the state, are rallying around an antidiscrimination bill ahead of the 2013 legislative...

  • FRC Shooting Case Continued to January

    The man accused of shooting a security guard at the D.C. headquarters of the anti-LGBT Family Research Council (FRC), appeared in U.S. District Court Thursday...

  • Protest Shines on Ugandan Embassy

    Groups of local activists joined Saturday evening, Dec. 1, to protest the renewed push in the Ugandan Parliament for a bill that would further criminalize...

  • Upset in Stein Officer Elections

    Three challengers took longtime members by surprise at Monday night's meeting of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, defeating the club's president, Lateefah Williams, and two...

  • Defense Files New Motions in Barracks Row Stabbing

    The lawyer for Michael Poth, the Marine accused of stabbing and killing a fellow Marine in a confrontation that may have included anti-gay elements, filed...

  • UVA Assault Prompts Call for Expanded Protections

    A Virginia nonprofit organization is calling on the members of the General Assembly to add sexual orientation and gender identity to Virginia laws regarding bias-motivated...

  • Howard Theatre Three Plead Not Guilty

    The three individuals accused of stabbing and attempting to rob gay minor in front of the Howard Theatre in June were arraigned in D.C. Superior...

  • Trial Date Set for Montgomery

    Gary Niles Montgomery, the Washington man accused of killing Deoni Jones, a transgender woman, at a Northeast bus stop in February will go to trial...