Metro Weekly

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  • Oldham Redux

    He may not be a native son, but New York native Frank J. Oldham Jr. is no stranger to D.C. In the early '90s, he...

  • Healthy Dialogue

    As part of National LGBT Health Awareness Week, Whitman-Walker Clinic on Tuesday night presented a public forum on gay health. ''It's a little smaller crowd...

  • PSA tackles ''PNP''

    Crystal methamphetamine has plagued the local gay community, with addiction to the drug growing steadily during the past five years, according to public health officials....

  • Learning Lessons

    Though much will be made of it, the federal Marriage Protection Amendment (MPA) is unlikely to be the most important story of the marriage fight...

  • Doggie Style

    From the start, the dog was unruffled, collected and mature. She quietly waited for her two new owners to stop yelping and jumping on the...

  • First To Go

    Two big steps were made over the weekend toward the transformation of the area of Southeast D.C. that is home to a number of long-time...

  • Run baby, run!

    Running laps around the football field in high school phys. ed. was just not for me. I did it because it was required and I...

  • The Cost of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

    A new study from the University of California estimates the financial costs of the military's ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy, under which more than 10,000...

  • Good Cop, Bad Cop

    The newly energized, local chapter of OUTfront -- a program of Amnesty International focusing on GLBT human rights -- held a community forum Thursday, Feb....

  • Happy York Day

    For most Americans, Feb. 20 was a day off from work or school, thanks to the federal government honoring Washington's Birthday. In D.C., the day...

  • Gay-borhood Watch

    Sgt. Brett Parson, head of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Dept.'s Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) is asking that anyone with information regarding the...

  • That Sinking Feeling

    In the end, it came down to plumber's putty. OK, not really ''in the end.'' The end has yet to be reached; I do have...

  • Losing an Ally

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated nearly 40 years ago, is a global icon for civil rights and social justice. In the years since...

  • Lost in Translation

    Reading one of the area's Spanish-language newspapers can offer a sort of cultural departure from mainstream America. Readers will likely find more soccer coverage in...

  • Bolton's Strange Bedfellows

    While global frictions between Western powers and Iran stemming from Iran's nuclear ambitions are grabbing headlines daily, behind the scenes Iran has found common ground...