Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "marriage"

  • Legal Eagle Lands in D.C.

    On any given day, chances are you will probably catch Shannon Minter in one of two places: Washington, D.C., where he shares a home with...

  • Ellen Degeneres on Proposition 8: ‘No’ means ‘Yes’

    ”The wording of Prop 8 is tricky. It’s like if someone asked you, ‘You don’t want dessert, right?’ But you do want dessert so you...

  • First gay celebrity divorce for ‘Little Britain’ star [video]

    ”It is with sadness that Matt and Kevin announce that their relationship has come to an end…. Their separation is amicable.” Portion of a joint...

  • Cross-Border Skirmishes

    Let's say you and your partner live in D.C. and are thinking of trading in your domestic partnership for a California wedding. Your heart says:...

  • Making Change

    Whenever I'm faced with the task of providing biographical information about my life, I have a bit of a language problem. Namely, while I want...

  • Calling on Annapolis

    When thinking about Equality Maryland's upcoming Lobby Day in Annapolis on Monday, Feb. 11, Dan Furmansky, the equal-rights organization's executive director, can't help but quote...

  • Marriage Buildup

    Lawmakers in Maryland finalized a definition for ''domestic partner'' last week to comply with a state law passed last year that requires insurance companies in...

  • An Ally's Death

    When Maryland's equal rights organization, Equality Maryland, approached democratic State Senator Gwendolyn T. Britt in September about being a lead sponsor of a bill that...

  • Resolution to Wed

    The Kensington, Md., Town Council passed a civil marriage equality resolution on Monday, Dec. 10, calling on Maryland legislators to enact the Religious Freedom &...

  • Marriage Options

    In conjunction with The Center, ''Home for GLBT in Metro DC,'' DC for Marriage, a nascent local organization, will present a public forum to discuss...

  • All in the Family

    Elbridge James can admit that advocating for gay rights wasn't an effort he embraced overnight. ''It's a process that took more than 20 years,'' says...

  • Marriage Blow to Maryland

    Mere hours after the Maryland Court of Appeals announced its decision Tuesday to uphold a 1973 state law defining marriage as a union between a...

  • Here come the chatans

    Long before December 2006, when a panel of rabbis on the Conservative Movement's committee on Jewish law and standards voted in to allow individual seminaries...

  • Tale of Two Mommies

    Janet Jenkins has been fighting for visitation rights to her 5-year-old daughter, Isabella, for more than three years now. Throughout her ongoing custody battle with...

  • Tackling Tomorrow's Taxes

    With the deadline for individual income-tax returns little more than two weeks away, storefronts are teeming with signs and banners touting ''instant'' tax refunds, some...