Metro Weekly

All posts by John Riley

  • Pritzker To Receive Kameny Award

    The National LGBT Bar Association, a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, will honor Retired Army Lt. Col. Jennifer Pritzker with its Frank...

  • Coverboy: Jose

    Walk into Number Nine and you’re likely to see Jose, a 32-year-old bartender by night who is a high school counselor by day. Born and...

  • Rainbow Response Receives Grant

    The Mayor’s Office of Victims Services on Tuesday awarded a $50,000 planning grant to the Rainbow Response Coalition, the local grassroots advocacy organization focusing on...

  • Republican Delegate Leads Launch of Repeal Referendum

    MDPetitions.com, the conservative political site that is the brainchild of Del. Neil Parrott (R-Washington Co.) and was formed to make it easier to collect signatures...

  • GLOV, HIPS Launch D.C. Hotline

    Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV), an antiviolence and hate-crime response group affiliated with The DC Center for the LGBT Community, in collaboration with Helping...

  • Virginia’s Twisted Taxes

    Equality Virginia, the commonwealth’s major LGBT rights organization, in conjunction with tax professionals and a married lesbian couple, held a press conference at the Virginia...

  • DC Center Gets $10,000 PrEP Grant

    The DC Center, the District’s major LGBT community center, received a $10,000 grant Wednesday from the George Washington University (GWU) through the Learning by Giving...

  • ”Witness for Love” Arrives in Arlington

    A group of about 30 people, including faith leaders of various denominations, gathered outside the Arlington County Courthouse on Friday afternoon, April 25, to protest...

  • GLOV Names New Leadership

    Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV), a program of The DC Center for the LGBT Community, has announced election results for its 2014 leadership positions....

  • Williams Institute Makes Virginia Estimate

    A report released Tuesday by the Williams Institute, an LBGT-focused policy think tank at the UCLA School of Law, says that extending marriage to same-sex...

  • Maryland Coalition Launches ”Stand for Fairness” Campaign

    The Maryland Coalition for Transgender Equality (MCTE) — a bloc of more than 50 political, social-justice, religious and community groups advocating on behalf of transgender...

  • Columbia Heights Murder Charge Dismissed

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia on Wednesday filed a motion in D.C. Superior Court to dismiss without prejudice the case against...

  • Alexandria’s Rainbow Tuesdays Adds Services

    The Rainbow Tuesdays Clinic, a semimonthly testing clinic aimed at reaching the LGBT community in Northern Virginia, announced last week the expansion of its HIV/STD...

  • City Fund Takes Flak

    A coalition of LGBT advocacy groups and service organizations released a statement Monday evening expressing their disappointment that no LGBT-specific groups were named among 58...

  • Assault Charges Dropped

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia on Tuesday agreed not to press charges against the second of two women implicated in the...