Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "marriage"

  • Looking Down the Road

    It's no shocker to many gay activists that Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., who is running for reelection, ignored a questionnaire on gay related...

  • The Fine Print

    Tuesday was a good day, as battles against anti-gay constitutional amendments go. That was the day the Washington Post released its latest polling on the...

  • A Fight on Many Fronts

    There may be plenty of gay people who don't care much about getting married, but there is no question that marriage is an issue at...

  • Joe Solmonese

    ''This weekend is all about the election.'' As almost 200 people are streaming into D.C. for the Human Rights Campaign's annual spring meeting, Joe Solmonese...

  • Holy Matrimony

    In the Name of the Law WHAT CAN YOU DO in Spain, Canada, Belgium, South Africa and the Netherlands that you can't do in Texas...

  • Courting the Community

    The first in an occasional series of interviews and stories on the 2006 D.C. mayoral and Council races. You may be tempted to think that...

  • Partners Metro D.C.

    Members of Partners Metro D.C. MISSION: Founded in 1996, Partners Metro D.C. supports committed gay and lesbian couples and fosters acceptance and understanding of these...

  • Places at the Tables

    There's a general rule of thumb when determining the level of commitment to an activist cause or outing: If one is willing to come out...

  • Gay Tax Tips

    With tax season upon us, you and your partner may be in for some good news: Some gay couples have a distinct advantage over married...

  • Innocent Ads?

    In modern politics, words and phrases that were once innocuous now seem packed with explosives. Red, blue, family, adoption, conservative, religious, faith, partner -- they've...

  • Happy Together

    With Valentine's Day around the corner and romantic merchandise for sale on all sides, it may seem inevitable to get a little cynical about romance....

  • Now More Than Ever

    It was fall of 1984 when Michael Hussey and Bennett DeOlazo went to a Trivial Pursuit party that set in motion a not-so-trivial pursuit for...

  • A Gift of Harmony

    In honor of the season of peace and harmony, I'm giving readers -- at least, those readers who have a partner -- the gift of...

  • Shake-Up at HRC

    Less than one year after taking the helm, Cheryl Jacques has resigned as the head of the Human Rights Campaign, the organization announced Tuesday evening,...

  • Next Exit 4 Years: Mapping a New Direction

    Los Angeles and New York may be the country's cultural poles, but Washington sets the tone. The web of executive decisions, bureaucratic regulations, Supreme Court...