Metro Weekly

All posts by John Riley

  • Maryland Marks Historic Win

    It was a long time in the making, but advocates of marriage equality now have four electoral victories in their ''win'' column – up from...

  • Tempest in a Deep-Fat Fryer

    One of the saltier controversies of 2012 was the fury surrounding fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A, its financial ties to anti-gay causes and its outspoken president's opinion...

  • Year of Kameny Controversy

    It's been more than a year since local gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny died and yet he has still not been laid in his final...

  • CUAllies Rejected

    Two weeks after the Catholic University of America rejected the proposal for CUAllies, a student organization for LGBT students and their allies, the club's lead...

  • Stein Club Upholds Elections

    Members of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the city's largest LGBT political organization, overwhelmingly rejected challenges to the club's Dec. 3 executive-board elections Wednesday evening,...

  • Stein Election Winners Strike Back

      [UPDATE: Due to a scheduling conflict at the John A. Wilson Building, the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club announced Dec. 19 that its “special meeting”...

  • 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...