Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "history"

  • The Buddy System

    At 57, Otis T. ''Buddy'' Sutson has a lot of activist work behind him. But just talk to him for a few minutes and you'll...

  • Top of the Hill

    Nob Hill has been around for 35 years. Robert Jones has owned it for the past 14. It's a perfect match. The Cozy Corner. The...

  • They Fought the Law

    ''Even today I think those first six months of 1975 were the peak period of gay activism. We were really on a roll. '' That's...

  • Monumentally Frank

    Original Photography by Michael Wichita Gays in Congress, while not exactly a dime a dozen these days, are also not the anomaly they once were....

  • Membership's Privileges

    In the mid 1980s, D.C. was hit by one of the biggest snowstorms in its history. Nearly seventeen inches of snow shut down the federal...

  • High Times

    When Arthur Cotton Moore first pulled up to The Cairo in 1974, two men were carrying a corpse out the front door as casually as...

  • History Lessons

    Photography by Michael Wichita ''I can't believe they got it wrong. '' Edward Phillips stands among thirteen packing crates in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's...

  • Hard News

    When A&P groceries transferred Don Michaels to Buffalo, New York in 1968, it was an unlikely link in a chain of events that made the...

  • Herstory

    If you've ever attended a gay and lesbian event in this city, chances are you've noticed Cheryl Ann Spector -- she's the one with the...