Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "phil mendelson"

  • Lacking Liaison

    Little more than two years ago, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Cathy Lanier sat with members of the local LGBT community and promised that the...

  • Lacking Liaison

    Little more than two years ago, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Cathy Lanier sat with members of the local LGBT community and promised that the...

  • Solemn Celebration

    ''Emotionally difficult'' are the words Jeffrey Richardson uses to describe the 33rd Anniversary Leadership Awards for the Gertrude Stein Democrat Club, of which he is...

  • Catania Debuts Marriage-Equality Bill

    As promised, Councilmember David Catania (I-At large) today introduced the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009, seeking to bring marriage equality...

  • Prosecution Gives Charge Rationale

    The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia (USAO-DC) has released a 14-page sentencing memorandum, outlining the government's reasoning in charging Robert Lee...

  • Plea-Bargain Backlash

    Chris Farris is just one of many people counting down the days until Wednesday, Oct. 14. That's the day that Farris, co-chair of Gays and...

  • Political Split

    Four months after being fired from his post as the director of the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation -- the highest openly gay appointee...

  • Attitude Adjustment

    As an activist I have had occasion to criticize the police; but I also count many police officers as friends. So after gay attorney Pepin...

  • Referendum Wrap-Up

    Over the past several weeks, Bishop Harry Jackson, senior pastor at Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Md., has been speaking, rallying and even officiating a...

  • Referendum Rumble

    The D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics this morning, Wednesday, June 10, heard arguments from both sides in a contentious fight regarding recent legislation to...

  • Rallying Against Equality

    ''There are a lot of issues that we agree on, there are some that we don't agree on, but...we have to say no to same-sex...

  • Rallying Against Equality

    ''There are a lot of issues that we agree on, there are some that we don't agree on, but...we have to say no to same-sex...

  • Countering Marriage Equality

    A newly formed coalition uniting Hope Christian Church and the High Impact Leadership Coalition (HILC), based in Beltsville and College Park, respectively; the national, D.C.-group,...

  • Marriage Movement

    The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, a GLBT political club and one of the District's most influential, succeeded in finding some common ground in the push...

  • Marriage Milestone

    Same-gender couples married in states or countries where marriage equality is already the law will soon be recognized by the District as legally married, should...

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