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The Crazy Uncle Party: From E.W. Jackson to Peggy Noonan, right’s gone off the rails

Opinion:
New York novelist Dawn Powell wrote on the cusp of World War II, “Civilization stood on a ledge, and in the tension of waiting it was a relief to have one little man jump.” Alas, these days the crazy ones don’t jump off ledges, they get elect…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • May 23, 2013 5:42 am

Black Pride Reckoning: Annual event compels us to demand justice

Opinion:
Around this time, I generally find myself reflecting on recent events that have impacted the black LGBT community, not only in Washington, but around the world.
DC Black Pride unofficially kicks off the summer Black Pride season. And while w…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • May 23, 2013 5:43 am

Schedule of official events: DC Black Pride 2013

Black Pride Guide:
Friday, May 24

Washington, D.C., HIPAA Launch Event”Information Is Powerful Medicine”Whitman-Walker HealthElizabeth Taylor Medical Center1701 14th St. NW10-11 a.m.
Hospitality Suite OpenHost Hotel12-9 p.m.

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • May 23, 2013 12:49 am

Schedule of official events: DC Black Pride 2013

Black Pride Guide:
Friday, May 24

Washington, D.C., HIPAA Launch Event”Information Is Powerful Medicine”Whitman-Walker HealthElizabeth Taylor Medical Center1701 14th St. NW10-11 a.m.
Hospitality Suite OpenHost Hotel12-9 p.m.

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • May 23, 2013 12:49 am

ACTing Out: African-American Collective Theater presents its 15th DC Black Pride production

Black Pride Guide:
With all the events that make up the DC Black Pride weekend, quite a few people – from workshop coordinators to town hall facilitators to speed-dating overseers – will have that well-known phrase in mind at some point: ‘…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • May 23, 2013 12:54 am

Ready, Set, Activism: DC Black Pride screens five films shining a light on community issues

Black Pride Guide:
Amir Dixon wasn’t sure how willing some young black gay men would be to go on record about the struggles they face.
But once Dixon established a rapport and a safe space, ”people opened up and shared very deep, deep things, like d…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • May 23, 2013 12:56 am