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All posts tagged "capital pride"

  • Pride Parade Switching Paths

    The local blog Borderstan reported Monday that Capital Pride has proposed a route change for this year's Capital Pride Parade. The proposal was submitted at...

  • 2013: A Look Ahead

    Welcome to the new year. If you've made some resolutions, best of luck in keeping them. They likely have to do with health and wealth....

  • Pride Surprise

    After you'd gotten your dose of Deborah Cox, once the beer garden ran dry, it might've seemed as though Capital Pride 2012 was packing up...

  • Capital Pride Parade 2012 [video]

    Thousands of people lined the streets of Washington, D. C. on Saturday, June 9, to see the spectacle of the 2012 Capital Pride Parade. Stepping...

  • There's No Place Like Pride

    It's nearly summer and pride is in the air. Thousands of locals and out-of-town visitors lined up along the District's streets and crowded onto Pennsylvania...

  • DC Cowboys 'Save a Horse'

    The DC Cowboys make their final appearance at the 2012 Capital Pride Festival, opening with ''Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy),'' on Sunday, June 10....

  • Buns Away

    So I'll share a little secret: When I first decided to take my 12-year-old nephew to this year's Capital Pride Parade to ride in our...

  • Gray Wows at Town Hall

    Speaking at a June 7 Capital Pride town-hall meeting at the Charles Sumner School at 17th and M Streets NW, Mayor Vincent Gray (D) received...

  • Pepper Mashay Gets DC Pride Fesitval Soaking Wet [video]

    Pepper Mashay performed a selection of her dance music songs at the 2012 Capital Pride Festival on Sunday, June 10. These included ''I've Got My...

  • DC Cowboys Countdown

    Stepping Up Just ahead of the 2004 Atlantic Stampede gay rodeo, Kevin Platte was reflecting on the 10-year anniversary of the DC Cowboys dance company....

  • Reasons for the Season

    So, four seasons, 12 months and 52 issues later, here we are again at Pride weekend. Sometimes it feels like a holiday, with all the...

  • Samson's Strength

    The Men is a new band from Brooklyn that JD Samson says plays ''really heavy music, somewhere between hardcore and metal.'' In other words, it...

  • The Attractions of Pride

    ''People have told me that they feel empowered, that my songs are so empowering,'' singer Deborah Cox told Metro Weekly in 2010. ''Even though some...

  • Coming Out for Pride

    A banner ad on a Metrobus rumbling down K Street last week caused at least one double-take. Two attractive young men stand cheek to cheek...

  • Putting Pride Together

    Running May 30 to June 10, much of Capital Pride 2012 – celebrating a theme of ''Be True. Be You!'' – has already happened. From...