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  • Blowback on Bullying

    Every 18 minutes, one person ''completes'' suicide. ''We use the word 'completed' rather than 'committed' because committed makes it sound like a crime and that...

  • Meet the Next Generation [video]

    Meet the winners of the 2010 Metro Weekly Next Generation Awards: Hyacinth Alvaran, Andrew Barnett, Harjant Gill and Amy Loudermilk. The annual Next Generation Awards...

  • Activist Attacked

    Tyrone Hanley has lost his memory. Not all of it, just the hours between sometime Friday afternoon, April 30, to the next day when he...

  • Youth Pride Day on Stage [video]

    SMYAL dancers vogue, duckwalk and Shablam! on stage at Youth Pride 2010: Michelle Raymond performs an acoustic version ''Umbrella'' for Youth Pride

  • Andrew Barnett

    The Next Generation Awards 2010 When Andrew Barnett headed out to earn his bachelor's degree, the Alexandria native got about as far away as he...

  • Pizza Party with Mike Manning of MTV's Real World: Washington D.C. [video]

    LGBT youth from around the region gathered on Saturday, April 10, at the HRC Equality Forum in Washington, D.C., for a question-and-answer session with Mike...

  • Dinner and Dialogue

    While the ''Trans Town Hall Dinner'' is open to not only the transgender community, but also anyone who identifies as an ally, local transgender activist...

  • The Kids Are All Right

    It's been about six months since Andrew Barnett was appointed executive director of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League -- though he's been filling the...

  • Remembering Tel Aviv

    In the wake of a brutal attack on an Israeli GLBT community center, local GLBT and Jewish community members will be holding a vigil tonight,...

  • Girl Talk

    Looking back at the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League's annual fall brunch event over the past several years, Betsey Pursell noticed something missing: women. ''It...

  • Sun Day

    Click for 165 pics from the 2009 Youth Pride Day in DC There was something for everyone at Youth Pride Day at P Street Beach...

  • Barnett Takes the Helm

    The board of directors at the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL) announced Wednesday, Feb. 25, the appointment of Andrew Barnett as the executive director...

  • Muffins for Minors

    The Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League's (SMYAL) 11th Annual Fall Brunch, the organization's main fundraiser, is scheduled to kick off with a silent auction at...

  • Shake-up at SMYAL

    During her yearlong tenure as the executive director of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL), Tasha Hill was never one to talk candidly about...

  • Hill Exits SMYAL

    Tasha Hill, a Michigan native who came to Washington from Colorado last year to accept the top spot at the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League...

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