Metro Weekly

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  • Crosscurrents in 2008

    Gore Vidal once said that God is a convenient fiction. The same can be said of ''gay community.'' Despite the common tendency to generalize based...

  • Whitman-Walker high school essay contest

    What can you do to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS in your community? That is the question Whitman-Walker Clinic is asking high school students (between...

  • HIPS Needs Help

    Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (HIPS) will hold its quarterly volunteer orientation -- a requirement for anyone hoping to volunteer for the organization -- on Saturday,...

  • Bus Boys Head to Beach

    From New York City, the trip to Fire Island starts with catching the Long Island Railroad at Penn Station. Gay Bostonians hop onto a high-speed...

  • Bowing Out

    Craig A. Bowman, longtime executive director of the National Youth Advocacy Coalition, a not-for-profit GLBT organization, announced his resignation from the position on Thursday, April...

  • New Year, New Mix

    The local Asian/Pacific-Islander GLBT community is an expansive mix, reflecting cultures from Pakistan to Fiji, from the tropics to the high Himalaya. The nearly infinite...

  • Resigning the Case

    Thomas ''Tad'' DiBiase, the prosecutor leading the investigation into the unsolved murder of Washington attorney Robert Wone, who was murdered in a Swann Street townhouse...

  • On the Beat

    She may be the newly appointed supervisor of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department's Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU), but underneath it all, Sgt....

  • Cheers and Tears for Hattoy

    In what may have been exactly the sort of politically star-studded event the recently deceased Bob Hattoy would have appreciated -- and, some would argue,...

  • Honor Roll

    Lieutenant Alberto Jova, and several other representatives from the Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) of the Metropolitan Police Department were all present to accept...

  • Leadership changes

    Tasha Hill was already on her way to Washington from Colorado before accepting a position as the new executive director of the Sexual Minority Youth...

  • Murderer sentenced to 26 years

    There was no seat to be found on Friday morning in Courtroom 111 at the D.C. Superior Court, as Preston Randolph Logan awaited his sentence...

  • Strike Two

    The ongoing saga that began roughly a year ago with the closing of D.C.'s gay nude-dancing -- and drinking -- venues in order to transform...

  • Buying Time

    It's been two months since Preston Randolph Logan pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, but it will be at least one more week before he receives...

  • A Family Affair

    ''Men have seeds, and women have eggs... and if two women fall in love and want to have a baby together, they need a seed.''...