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  • Metro Weekly's 2013 Next Generation Awards [video]

    AJ King Je-Shawna Wholley Joseph Lewis Michael Komo Sean

  • Creating Space

    It was just over five-and-a-half years ago that I first brought the idea of the Next Generation Awards to Metro Weekly. Because I happen to...

  • The 2013 Metro Weekly Next Generation Awards

    Life gets better. That's a comforting truism for those of us on the older side of the LGBT community, who've watched as our country has...

  • AJ King

    It hit Alexander AJ King when he was only in high school. ''I was getting calls back to back to back from my friends saying,...

  • Michael Komo

    Michael Komo came to activism early in life. More than half of his 24 years have been spent advocating for LGBT equality and he describes...

  • Joseph Lewis

    Throughout his life, 26-year-old Joseph Lewis has struggled with embracing the different facets of his identity – as a gay man, a deaf person and...

  • Nominations Open for Next Generation

    Springtime is not just about blooming flowers. With school graduations, there is also something of the bloom of youth in the air. With Metro Weekly,...

  • Generation Now

    Eighteen years old may seem young for a human being, but it seems pretty old for a magazine. This issue of Metro Weekly is the...

  • Christopher Barnhill

    Christopher Barnhill may be only 25 years old. But to hear this Metro Weekly Next Generation Award winner tell it, he's already fulfilling his life's...

  • Iimay Ho

    Iimay Ho remembers one of the first times direct activism paid off for her. While a junior in high school, one of her classmates drew...

  • Terra Tempest Moore

    Describing Terra Tempest Moore, Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League Executive Director Andrew Barnett wrote, ''She is a natural leader, talented public speaker, and fierce advocate...

  • David M. Pérez

    Some gay people grow up to run screaming from conservative Christian upbringings. Not David M. Pérez. This Southern California native embraced the values of his...

  • 2012 Metro Weekly Next Generation Awards Selection Panel

    The Next Generation Awards are chosen from a pool of community nominations by a panel of Washington-area LGBT leaders from the worlds of arts, activism,...

  • The 2012 Next Generation Awards

    As a community, it is vital that we understand our past so our history can be told. But if we hope to see change come...

  • Life at the Intersections

    These past couple of weeks I have been humbled by the outpour of love and support from the community as one of the recipients of...

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