Metro Weekly

All posts by John Riley

  • Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance Sets Agenda

    The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, D.C. (GLAA), a nonpartisan political organization for the LGBT community and the oldest continuously operating one of...

  • Furr Update

    The U.S. government's case against Kenneth Furr, the Metropolitan Police Department officer who allegedly shot at a group of five people in a car, including...

  • HRC Releases 2012 CEI UPDATED

    In the D.C. area, LGBT-friendly corporate practices aren't just a sop to appease a special interest group. Rather, local businesses say it's a bargaining chip...

  • Transgender Woman Stabbed

    A 56-year-old transgender woman was stabbed while at a house in Northeast D.C.'s Kingman Park neighborhood at around 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, marking the...

  • First Runner-Up: Kory Davis

    As far as Kory Davis is concerned, life's all about openness and honesty. The frank, outgoing 25-year-old tells it like it is. ''I just speak...

  • Making a Clean Break

    Despite a controversial walk-up to the passage of D.C. marriage equality in 2009, a recently introduced bill before the City Council that would permit same-sex...

  • Jenkins-Miller Custody Fight Continues

    A Virginia man who allegedly helped a woman escape the U.S. with her daughter in order to avoid giving custody of the girl to her...

  • Cuccinelli To Run for Governor

    Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Old Dominion's firebrand and sometimes controversial top law enforcement officer, told his staff in a Dec. 1 email that...

  • Willard Sentenced to Eight Years

    The man who pleaded guilty to shooting a transgender woman in the neck and trying to rob her after she refused his request for oral...

  • Gay Group Calls for Thomas To Go

    Following the search of D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.'s (D-Ward 5) Brentwood home by FBI and IRS agents Dec. 2, the DC Log Cabin Republicans,...

  • Locals Mark World AIDS Day

    About a hundred community members and religious and civic leaders gathered at dusk at the fountain in Dupont Circle Dec. 1 for a candlelight vigil...

  • DC Trans Coalition Hosts Town Hall

    When it comes to transgender rights in the District, there's so much more to accomplish, transgender individuals and their allies say. But the volunteer nature...

  • Witeck Wins Human Rights Award

    Lifelong Arlington resident Bob Witeck, CEO of D.C.-based Witeck-Combs Communications, was one of four recipients honored with Arlington County's James B. Hunter Human Rights Award...

  • Howard County Approves Gender Identity and Expression Non-Discrimination Bill

    The Howard County Council has approved legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression, making it the third jurisdiction in Maryland to...

  • Virginia AG Cuccinelli to Run for Governor in 2013

    Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Old Dominion’s top law enforcement officer and a fierce opponent of LGBT rights, announced to his staff in an...