Metro Weekly

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  • Last Word

    ''I strongly believe that African Americans and the LGBT community must stand together in the fight for equal rights. I strongly disagree with Rev. McClurkin's...

  • ENDAgate

    The principle is simple: Transgenders are human beings who have a right to equal justice under the law. The question -- and it is a...

  • Last Word

    ''This bill in its very core is discriminatory towards anyone who disagrees with the homosexual lifestyle.'' -- Ron Prentice, head of the California Family Council,...

  • Now Open for Business

    Registration has opened for those planning to attend Washington's first city-sponsored LGBT Economic Development Summit, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, Nov....

  • Pride Retreat Postponed

    Whitman-Walker Clinic has postponed its all-day Capital Pride Planning Committee ''retreat,'' originally slated for Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, and open to...

  • AIDS Walk Success

    Click for more pics from AIDS Walk 2007 This time last year, the Whitman-Walker Clinic must have been pleased as the tally showed they had...

  • Plea for Parents

    It didn't take long for Ruth Landy, 40, and her partner of four years, Elizabeth Landy, 34, to realize that even talking about adoption costs...

  • Brett's Back

    The Metropolitan Police Department is increasing the clarity in its arsenal. Chief Cathy Lanier's plan to expand the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit's services beyond...

  • Out On the Web

    There's not exactly a ''main event'' on National Coming Out Day. Mark Shields, the 30-year-old Logan Circle resident, who directs the D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign's...

  • One Stroke at a Time

    There are plenty of sports clubs in the D.C. area catering to the gay crowd -- from softball to running to biking to ultimate Frisbee....

  • Last Word

    ''It is an absolutely unfair burden. It is a burden no one else is asked to bear, and it is something I will not do.''...

  • From the Editor

    One of the questions I'm often asked in my capacity as a film critic is, ''What's your favorite movie of all time?'' My answer usually...

  • HAA calling for HIV/AIDS listings

    The Department of Health's HIV/AIDS Administration (HAA) is currently preparing an updated version of its free ''Directory of HIV/AIDS Services in the District of Columbia,''...

  • Crawling for Kids

    The Youth Pride Alliance's ''Fall Crawl,'' scheduled for 3 to 7 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 20, hitting a number of venues on 17th Street in...

  • Last Word

    ''Moving forward on this bill now will also better serve the ultimate goal of including people who are transgender, than simply accepting total defeat...