Metro Weekly

News + Politics

  • Departing Mautner

    After nearly eight years heading the nation's largest lesbian health organization, Kathleen DeBold announced her resignation from the Mautner Project just four months after going...

  • Correction

    The March 29, 2007, story ''The Beat Goes On,'' incorrectly referred to Richard Rosendall's statement as ''an open letter.'' The statement was oral testimony on...

  • Tackling Tomorrow's Taxes

    With the deadline for individual income-tax returns little more than two weeks away, storefronts are teeming with signs and banners touting ''instant'' tax refunds, some...

  • Athletic Support

    Greg Campbell was attending a gay-straight alliance meeting at Wakefield High School in Arlington, where he teaches math and coaches swimming, when he came to...

  • Defeated Bill

    The House Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 against Del. Don Dwyer's (R-Anne Arundel) proposed amendment that would ban marriage rights for same-sex couples in the state...

  • Rolling Along

    Hundreds of families are expected to gather on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, April 9, for the annual Easter Egg Roll,...

  • The Beat Goes On

    Despite some recent reports, Lieutenant Alberto Jova, the gay assistant to Washington's interim Police Chief Cathy Lanier, says the chief has no intentions of removing...

  • Campus Crusade

    Across America, at various institutions of higher learning, some policies may seem less than enlightened. From Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., to Baylor University in...

  • Revealing struggles

    Dilcia Molina is not a criminal. Yet in Honduras, where she was born and raised, the 42-year-old lesbian and mother of two says she was...

  • PEPCO adopts equal benefits for domestic partners

    Councilmember Mary M. Cheh (D-Ward 3) and the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance (GLAA) applauded the Potomac Electric Power Company's parent company Pepco Holdings Inc.,...

  • Positive Changes at Whitman-Walker Clinic

    Officials at Whitman-Walker Clinic announced on Monday, March 20, the addition of three physicians, who will join the staff at the clinic in the coming...

  • Healthy Choice

    To mark the fifth annual LGBT Health Awareness Week, organized by the D.C.-based National Coalition for LGBT Health, the Whitman-Walker Clinic is holding an open-house...

  • D.C. Marriage 101

    Did you know that the District of Columbia now ranks sixth in the nation (as compared with states) in legal protections for same-sex couples? This...

  • Flamingo Road

    You don't have to freeze your fanny out in the cold in order to smoke a cigarette at Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant. Jennifer Michie,...

  • The Birds vs. the Bees

    Parents representing Citizens for a Responsible Curriculum (CRC) generated buzz last week by protesting against Montgomery County's sex-ed pilot program with signs that read ''Health...