Metro Weekly

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  • Growth Spurt

    Marking its 10th year, the stage is set for Youth Pride Day in Rock Creek Park at the corner of P and 23rd streets NW...

  • Gay Families on a Roll

    Though the rain slowed at times, it refused to go away, making for a soggy time at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. But...

  • D.C. Coalition Coalescing

    About 50 people joined the D.C. Coalition at a reception Sunday, April 9, introducing the community to the group's new board members, elected last month....

  • Perking Me Up

    Our relationship began in the early '90s, when I was still living in Des Moines and she was in New York City. I'd never been...

  • The Kids Are Not Alright

    There was a full house of about 150 people in the Human Rights Campaign's Equality Forum space April 5. It was a ''who's who'' of...

  • Lizard Lounge's Last Act

    The Lizard will shortly no longer be a king on the Sunday night scene. After almost eight years the weekly Lizard Lounge party will close,...

  • Ball Games

    As a kid, I threw like a girl. Or, I would have, if the girls on my little league team hadn't thrown better than I...

  • Lizard Lounge club announces closing night

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  • Log Cabin's Councillor

    In the middle of March, new members were sworn-in for the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). Considering the epidemic's disproportionate infection rate in the...

  • Upping the Ante

    I was in Spanish class when the note came. It was a small piece of memo pad paper with an office staffer's handwriting on it....

  • Let Catholics Discriminate

    As laws protecting gay Americans from discrimination proliferate, they increasingly conflict with important liberties. The latest example of this clash comes from Massachusetts, where the...

  • Last Dance

    The party at VelvetNation is coming to an end, promoters announced Wednesday, March 22. The biggest ongoing, weekly gay bash in D.C. will be going...

  • Anniversary Gift

    The Center, ''home for GLBT in metro D.C.,'' was counting its blessings Tuesday, March 14, in the company of about 40 well-wishers. The rough count,...

  • Sudden Departure

    Whenever my phone rings and I see my parents' number in the little window, my first thought is always that my grandmother died. She's very...

  • FAIR's Fair?

    Much of the reaction to the Supreme Court's 8-0 decision in Rumsfeld v. FAIR to uphold the Solomon Amendment has been ill-informed. Commentators, especially in...