Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "politics"

  • Staying in the House

    U.S. Rep. Barney Frank thought about running for the U.S. Senate, but that was five years ago, when it looked like Democratic presidential candidate John...

  • Time To Act

    I am a great proponent of making the case for marriage equality. As the battle in D.C. heated up this past spring and summer, I...

  • Parliamentary Patchwork

    The District government on Friday, Aug. 28, released some points concerning the new laws recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions and eliminating discrimination in...

  • Out In Congress

    There have been gay members of Congress before and there are those who serve now. There has already been an openly gay candidate elected to...

  • Lobby Days Loom

    Equal rights organizations in Maryland and Virginia both bid farewell to their longtime leaders last year, making way for two new leaders to head the...

  • Mara Keisling, Executive Director, National Center for Transgender Equality

    METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or your organization's -- perspective, what is the most immediate effect of the presidential election on the LGBT community? MARA...

  • Paul Kawata, Executive Director, National Minority AIDS Council

    METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or your organization's -- perspective, what is the most immediate effect of the presidential election on the LGBT community? PAUL...

  • Joe Solmonese, President, Human Rights Campaign

    METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or your organization's -- perspective, what is the most immediate effect of the presidential election on the LGBT community? JOE...

  • Countdown to Closure?

    If ever there was a difficult row to hoe, the displaced gay adult venues formerly of Southeast D.C. can claim it. Open barely a month,...

  • Relocation Reloaded

    Councilmember Jim Graham's (D-Ward 1) legislation to help nude-dancing, liquor-licensed venues displaced by they city's eminent-domain move to claim District land for a new baseball...

  • Building Bridges

    ''Building a bridge to a brighter future'' was the theme as a panel of Washington-area GLBT leaders took the stage at Studio Theatre to discuss...

  • Safe Haven

    At 22, Gramoz Prestreshi says he now has a reason to live. ''I'm in a safe country,'' he says, ''I can be just who I...

  • Defeated Bill

    The House Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 against Del. Don Dwyer's (R-Anne Arundel) proposed amendment that would ban marriage rights for same-sex couples in the state...

  • Red, White and Bleu

    Bleu Copas was 20 the first time he visited New York City -- a trip that included a visit to the observation deck atop the...

  • Location, Location, Discrimination

    VOTERS AND LEGISLATORS in Virginia have been increasingly busy in recent times, seemingly vying for the title of most homophobic state in the union. As...