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  • 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...

  • The Passionate Pragmatist

    When the wheels of Washington's gay community are turning, it seems that Mario Acosta-Vélez is never far away. Perhaps it's his presidential post at the...

  • Local Politics: A Look Back at 2006

    Ballot Boxes Fenty IT MAY HAVE seemed like a political gimmick when Adrian Fenty ran his months-long campaign focusing on knocking on just about ever...

  • Soul Searching

    ''Back away from the blog.'' That's hard for Andrew Sullivan to do, even if his partner and fiancé is the one asking him to do...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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