Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "United States Supreme Court"

  • Washington's Guessing Game

    Looking at the list of possible nominees to replace retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is one of D.C.’s favorite guessing games. Three...

  • Jackson's Last-Minute Effort

    Bishop Harry Jackson, along with others opposed to marriage equality coming to Washington, filed a last-minute request at the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, March...

  • Not Ready for a Close-Up

    The U.S. Supreme Court put an end late this afternoon to any question over whether the Proposition 8 federal court trial – already three days...

  • Courting Justice

    From excluding an ''avowed homosexual'' from the Boy Scouts of America to striking down ''a law that effectively excludes gay and lesbian people from the...

  • Gay in Court

    Attorneys from GAYLAW, a local organization of GLBT attorneys, made a bit of history Tuesday morning, as they were sworn-in to the Bar of the...

  • Marriage Win in Massachusetts

    The Massachusetts Supreme Court on Tuesday finessed the issue of gay marriage, deciding that same-sex couples have the right to wed but leaving it to...

  • Victory Party

    As the sun set on the gay victory day, the rally supporting the Supreme Court's decision overturning sodomy had already ended. Signs were scattered on...

  • A Supreme Victory

    One down, two to go. Wherever one stands on last week's Supreme Court decision striking down sodomy laws -- with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's moving...

  • Let's Talk About Sex

    On the first full day of war in Iraq, a panel converged at the National Press Building to debate a different kind of struggle, once...