Metro Weekly

News + Politics

  • 2008's Gay Agenda

    The D.C. Center, ''Home to GLBT in D.C.,'' is offering an annual community meeting and holiday brunch on Saturday, Dec. 8, to give local gay...

  • Marriage Options

    In conjunction with The Center, ''Home for GLBT in Metro DC,'' DC for Marriage, a nascent local organization, will present a public forum to discuss...

  • Local Loss

    Cornelius R. Alexander Jr., known by friends simply as ''Neil,'' loved football. On Sunday, Nov. 18, however, with the Dallas Cowboys defeating his beloved Redskins,...

  • Last Word

    ''I am gay and there's no reason to hide it.... It was not a campaign issue. There is not a gay agenda.'' -- Brian Bates,...

  • Stein Democratic Club Elects Officers

    Members of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, among the District's most influential gay organizations, elected officers for the coming year at the club's Nov. 19...

  • Power in Numbers

    The twelve thousand American flags that will decorate the National Mall beginning Friday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 2, represent the many military service members...

  • Sudden Ending

    ''You cannot negotiate with God.'' Those are the words Noi Chudnoff, beloved local philanthropist and owner of Go Mama Go!, a gift shop at 1809...

  • The Aqua Decade

    It's an exciting time to be gay and Asian, says Linh Hoang, a 25-year-old native of Vietnam, who lives in D.C. ''We have a supportive...

  • Never Forgetting

    It's been nearly two years since Elexuis Woodland, a transgender woman, was shot to death during a robbery in Southeast. The case is still under...

  • The Last Word

    ''I was just at the very point of striking him with my belt but we were separated.'' -- Sheikh Falah bin Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan,...

  • Keeping the Faith

    You don't go to Damien Ministries to die. Unlike its early days in the late '80s, when it was known as Damien House, the HIV/AIDS...

  • Memorial Day

    In addition to well-known and outspoken gay veterans like Leonard Matlovich, who was one of the first servicemen to publicly challenge the military's ban on...

  • Sudden Loss

    Noi Chudnoff, owner of Go Mama Go!, a gift shop at 1809 14th St. NW, died from massive head trauma on Tuesday, Nov. 6, after...

  • Hugging it Out

    There was lots of love at the Rite Aid Pharmacy, at 13th and U Streets NW, on Tuesday, Oct. 30. About 50 people showed up...

  • Red October

    Red October used to be a fictional Soviet submarine. This fall it was applied to the heat wave in the eastern United States. I think...