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  • Avon Calling

    The Whitman-Walker Clinic announced Feb. 20 that the Avon Foundation Breast Care Fund has awarded a $40,000, one-year grant to the clinic's Lesbian Services Program....

  • Making Plans

    At the regular monthly meeting of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, among the most prominent gay and lesbian political clubs in Washington, held Monday, Feb....

  • Parental Guidance

    It may not be Truman Capote's legendary Black-and-White Ball of 1966, full of pop culture's who's who donning masks for the ''party of the century,''...

  • Pee Shy

    ''Cross-dressing men in your daughter's locker room'' and men lurking in women's restrooms are just some of the things Citizens for a Responsible Government, a...

  • Last Word

    ''In his absence, he's standing up one more time and showing people the way.'' -- Thatcher Bailey, a high-school classmate and friend of Ric Weiland,...

  • False Narratives

    Elections are not simply about which candidate will emerge the victor, but about whose narrative will prevail. Narrative here means a story that steers the...

  • Wicked Win

    Wicked Jezabel Forget the Grammy Awards. In D.C., it's all about the Wammies, the Washington Area Music Awards (WAMA), which...

  • Distinguished Group

    The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, D.C., has announced its six ''Distinguished Service Award'' recipients for 2008, who the group will honor for...

  • Case Dismissed

    Ending an odyssey that began in October of last year, popular local DJ Rob Harris has been exonerated. U.S. District Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan on...

  • Mad Money

    The current state of economics is leaving me stumped. Primarily, I'm scratching my head about this rebate package President Bush signed last week. In the...

  • Scarlet Contribution

    The Scarlet Foundation raised approximately $12,000 during its 37th Annual Bake Sale and Auction, on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the DC Eagle. ''There was great...

  • Gone, Never Forgotten

    Members of the GLBT community and allies are invited to attend ''Before the Ballpark: Remembering What We Had in SE,'' at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday,...

  • Survival Tactics

    When a woman is sexually assaulted by another woman, it's obviously not rape: no penis, no rape. And when a man is sexually assaulted, there's...

  • Countdown for Chaos?

    Despite rumors to the contrary, Club Chaos, a 10-year-old GLBT restaurant and bar located at 1603 17th St. NW, has not shuttered its doors. It...

  • Syringes and Spine

    This week on Capitol Hill, supporters of syringe-exchange programs (SEP) for HIV prevention celebrated a victory. Last year, Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.) led successful efforts...

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