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All posts by John Riley

  • Mount Vernon Victim

    A man walking in D.C.'s Mount Vernon Square neighborhood reports that he was robbed at gunpoint Thursday, Sept. 29, by assailants who used an anti-gay...

  • Presenting PALS

    Two local health organizations specializing in care to the LGBT community are partnering to bring specific services to LGBT seniors. Whitman-Walker Health and Mautner Project:...

  • Vigil Voices

    Nothing reads better than Shakespeare by candlelight. At least, Gaurav Gopalan might have thought so. More than a hundred friends, co-workers and members of the...

  • Ward Roulette

    Shaw resident William Waybourn lives on 8th Street NW. He also owns Long View Gallery, about three blocks away on 9th Street NW. But under...

  • Equality Maryland Appoints 16 New Members to Boards of Directors

    Equality Maryland, the LGBT civil rights group that lobbies for marriage, equal protection and anti-discrimination legislation in the Free State, announced on Sept. 27 the...

  • Choi’s Lawyer Responds to Government’s Filing Writ of Mandamus While Trial Remains in Limbo

    Lt. Dan Choi’s chief legal counsel, Robert J. Feldman, filed a response on Sept. 21 to the government’s filing of a motion seeking to order...

  • Grieving for Gaurav

    As news spreads that the Sept. 10 death of Northwest Washington resident Gaurav Gopalan, 35, has been ruled a homicide by the city's medical examiner,...

  • Over and Out

    ''That's a dream come true,'' retired Air Force Maj. Margaret Witt said, watching servicemembers celebrating the repeal of ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' on Tuesday, Sept....

  • The Line to Re-enlist

    For former Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jeremy Johnson, Sept. 20 could not come fast enough. In 2007, after serving for 10 years, Johnson came...

  • Multiple Charges Dog Washington

    The man accused of attacking a group of women, at least one of whom identifies as a lesbian, in Columbia Heights in late July has...

  • Gopalan Death Ruled Homicide

    The D.C. medical examiner's office has ruled that the death of Gaurav Gopalan, a local theater enthusiast who was found dead in the city's Columbia...

  • D.C. Debuts Transgender Employment Program

    Project Empowerment, a program run by the District of Columbia's Department of Employment Services, has enrolled its first full class of transgender individuals, marking the...

  • Arlington Gay & Lesbian Alliance Plans NoVa Candidate Events

    The Arlington Gay & Lesbian Alliance will host forums for candidates seeking to represent Northern Virginia in five separate offices in advance of the commonwealth’s...

  • Plea Deal Offered in Transgender Shooting Case

    A man accused of shooting and trying to rob a transgender woman in Southeast D.C.'s Shipley Terrace neighborhood appeared in court for a preliminary status...

  • MPD Fields Transgender Crime Questions

    Metropolitan Police Department officials held a news conference Sept. 12 intended to address a shooting and the death of an unidentified person, but were bombarded...

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