Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "politics"

  • Calling All Voters

    All good things must come to an end — even when ”good” is a somewhat relative term. So it is that on Tuesday, Nov. 7,...

  • From the Bottom Up

    At the intersection of P and Ninth streets NW, there is evidence that the gay gentrification of Logan Circle may be creeping ever eastward. On...

  • 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...

  • A Dominion Decision

    While D.C.'s election stories may have burned brightest back in September, the states that surround the nation's capital have taken up the torch for closely...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gay Is Good

    Frank Kameny's life in the upper Northwest, Palisades corner of Washington looks quiet enough. The retiree lives in a modest home on a serene, tree-lined...

  • Final Spin

    The election wheel turns once more, and D.C. finds itself in the midst of a tightly fought race for the mayor's office. This being a...

  • Racing for the Council

    When Mayor Anthony Williams decided not to pursue another term, there was trickle-down effect. With Council Chairman Linda Cropp and Councilmember Vincent Orange leaving behind...

  • The Shadow Knows

    Philip Pannell has given decades of service to various D.C. communities. He's worked for the city's Democratic Party and NAACP chapter. He's been an advisory...

  • Maryland May Make History

    With a record number of openly GLBT candidates, Sept. 12 offers an exciting primary for Maryland voters. Among these eight candidates is Dr. Dana Beyer,...

  • Finding the Bridge

    It was an emotional appointment for Darlene Nipper and much of the district's GLBT community. Her predecessor, Wanda Alston -- the first to head Mayor...

  • Political Transition

    To say that Dr. Dana Beyer has had a rich life is the definition of understatement. In her 54 years, she's campaigned for Robert Kennedy,...

  • Home Team

    The fourth in an occasional series of interviews and stories on the 2006 D.C. mayoral race. Michael A. Brown likes to get around the city....

  • Moving Forward

    The third in an occasional series of interviews and stories on the 2006 D.C. mayoral race. As the D.C. summer begins its annual shift into...