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Transgender Woman Suffers Knife Attack in Southeast D.C.: MPD reports no arrest yet as multiple wounds leave hospitalized victim in serious but stable condition

News:
The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is investigating the case of a transgender woman who was hospitalized after being stabbed up to 40 times. The attack occurred around 1 a.m. Friday, June 21, in the 3000 block of Stanton Road SE.
The atta…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • June 24, 2013 9:38 am

Marriage Inequality: A Source Festival play shines a light on McCarthy-era gay relationships

Stage:
In a new play now running as part of the lineup at the Source Festival, a gay couple and a lesbian couple in D.C. swap spouses in order to get hitched. The marriages are ”a cover of perfect heterosexual suburban married bliss,” explains Linda…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • June 20, 2013 4:04 am

Haunting Electronica: John Grant’s sophisticated sound draws from eclectic influences

Music:
Last year Sinead O’Connor released a cover version of a John Grant song. But that was only the start of O’Connor singing Grant’s praises. O’Connor persuaded the up-and-coming artist to let her handle backing vocals on his new album, the eclecti…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • June 20, 2013 4:09 am

Haunting Electronica: John Grant’s sophisticated sound draws from eclectic influences

Music:
Last year Sinead O’Connor released a cover version of a John Grant song. But that was only the start of O’Connor singing Grant’s praises. O’Connor persuaded the up-and-coming artist to let her handle backing vocals on his new album, the eclecti…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • June 20, 2013 4:09 am

Don’t Miss the Boat: ”Anything Goes” delights as the Kennedy Center celebrates classic Cole Porter

Stage:
Deep into Act 1 of Anything Goes, two listless gossipmongers groan that there’s nobody famous aboard this voyage of the cruise ship the S.S. American. Turns out, they just needed to look harder — and lower their standards. Once word gets out t…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • June 20, 2013 4:10 am

Don’t Miss the Boat: ”Anything Goes” delights as the Kennedy Center celebrates classic Cole Porter

Stage:
Deep into Act 1 of Anything Goes, two listless gossipmongers groan that there’s nobody famous aboard this voyage of the cruise ship the S.S. American. Turns out, they just needed to look harder — and lower their standards. Once word gets out t…

  • Metro Weekly (Newspaper Magazine of Gay and Lesbian DC)
  • June 20, 2013 4:10 am