Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "violence"

  • Injury, Then Insult

    In his first few days living in the District last fall, Jonathan Howard found himself caught in a daily routine: opening his Web browser to...

  • Police Seek Suspect

    The Metropolitan Police Department is on the hunt for a suspect believed to have been involved in a ''gay on gay'' robbery near Massachusetts Avenue...

  • Tyra Banks takes on self-loathing gays [video]

    Tyra Banks hosted a show with the topic, “I Hate Being Gay.” It began like this: “This is Shane, and he says gay people are...

  • Attacker Sentenced

    Judge Harold L. Cushenberry Jr. on Feb. 6 sentenced Ruddad Abdulgader, originally from Sudan, to 30 months incarceration for participating in a bias-related hate crime...

  • Attacker Sentenced

    Judge Harold L. Cushenberry Jr. on Feb. 6 sentenced Ruddad Abdulgader, originally from Sudan, to 30 months incarceration for participating in a bias-related hate crime...

  • Meeting with the Mayor

    Last year was not a good year. Two reported homicides and several violent attacks against GLBT people in the District galvanized the community, leading several...

  • Fenty, Lanier Meet with GLOV

    Chris Farris and Todd Metrokin, co-chairs of the newly re-formed Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV), met with D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, Metropolitan Police...

  • Mayor Sets Meeting

    The recently re-formed Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) is ending a seemingly violent 2008 with a commitment from Mayor Adrian Fenty to meet with...

  • Focus on Frustration

    Wes Della Volla wants to know why the man who was arrested on Oct. 1 for allegedly threatening to run over him and his boyfriend...

  • Logan/Shaw Murder

    The Washington Metropolitan Police Department is requesting the public's help in gathering information about the murder of a 35-year-old Portuguese gay man, who was shot...

  • Southeast Stabbing

    A Dec. 4 altercation -- including homophobic epithets -- that left one man hospitalized with knife wounds, may have been a hate crime, according to...

  • Guilt Confirmed

    The Washington Metropolitan Police Department announced Nov. 12 that 19-year-old Virginia resident, Ruddad Abdulgader, originally from Sudan, has pleaded guilty to two criminal counts before...

  • Arrest in Shaw Attack

    The Washington Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) announced Wednesday, Oct. 15, the arrest of 18-year-old Robert Lee Hanna, of the 1100 block of McCullough Court NW....

  • Intersection Altercation

    The intersection of P and 15th Streets NW sits squarely in some of the District's gayest real estate. Accordingly, ''John'' and ''Mike,'' a 20-something gay...

  • Day in Court

    ''This is not a big deal because I know I'm innocent,'' Saad Elarch (aka Saad Elorch) insisted to D.C. Superior Court Judge Frederick H. Weisberg...