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All posts tagged "ron simmons"

  • White Attire Returns

    From a backyard party to one of the District's most dazzling annual events, to something of a hybrid, Abdur-Rahim Briggs has been doing his part...

  • Addressing an Epidemic

    Though the air-conditioning kept the sweltering D.C. evening at bay, participants at the Capital Pride Town Hall: D.C.'s HIV/AIDS Crisis could not avoid creating their...

  • Radically Relevant

    This year, 2008, marks two bittersweet 20-year anniversaries: World AIDS Day, first observed Dec. 1, 1988, and Us Helping Us, People Into Living Inc., incorporated...

  • UHU Turns 20

    Us Helping Us, People Into Living Inc., will soon mark 20 years of working to prevent HIV infections among black gay and bisexual men, and...

  • The Party Line

    A visit to the Best of Washington's Web site isn't exactly a celebration. It's something more like a remembrance. The ''news'' section, for example, offers...

  • Clinical Restructuring

    Whitman-Walker Clinic announced Jan. 10 that it will layoff more than 10 percent of its workforce as part of a ''restructuring'' of the long-time GLBT...

  • Healthy Relationship

    Among the infamous milestones of the HIV pandemic, June 2005 and the figure 46 percent stand out for African-American gay men. It was then that...

  • Unfettered Access

    Trey Watkins is modest. The second-year, gay grad student at George Washington University's School of Public Health is quick to point out that he's not...

  • Homefront

    Living Check to Check IN ONE OF THE MOST striking moments of 2005, Whitman-Walker Clinic announced in May that it would be unable to meet...

  • Maternal Gratitude

    ''My feeling personally has always been that when dealing with an the black community, they're not going to go for...

  • Taking the Lead

    Photography by Todd Franson For some people, the southeast Washington area between South Capitol and Eighth Street along the Navy Yard is a place to...