Topics :: Washington DC

Small Slice of Voters Could Decide DC Mayoral Race

By Ben Nucklos | Monday Mar 10, 2014
Washington is one of a dwindling number of big U.S. cities that require voters to register with a party to vote in its winner-take-all primary. Those election procedures, combined with an unusually early primary, can depress voter turnout, even D.C.

The Advocate Says DC is the Gayest City in America

By Seth McLaughlin | Monday Jan 6, 2014
Washington D.C. is the gayest city in the nation - thanks in part to some of the "hunky young pols" on the right.

Ex-Gay Awareness Dinner Features Music, Speeches and Awards

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
What is the difference between "pride" and "awareness?" In the case of ex-gay advocacy group Voice of the Voiceless (VoV), that answer would be a little over fifty persons.

Another March on Washington Remembers MLK’s Dream

By Suzanne Gamboa and Nancy Benac | Wednesday Aug 28, 2013
Taking stock of progress both made and still to come, Americans of all backgrounds and colors massed on the National Mall on Wednesday to hear President Barack Obama and civil rights pioneers commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King’s "I Have a Dream" speech

Events Planned to Mark March on Washington

By Suzanne Gamboa | Monday Jun 24, 2013
Just as they were announcing plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, black and civil rights leaders learned the Supreme Court had kicked back to a lower court a case challenging the use of race in college admissions.

D.C. Allen Makes $25,000 DC Center Donation

By John Riley | Tuesday Apr 9, 2013
Owner of 14th Street’s Crew Club gay gym and spa announced a donation of $25,000 to The DC Center.

A Lincoln-Inspired Visit to Washington DC

By Beth J. Harpaz | Tuesday Feb 12, 2013
Today President Abraham Lincoln would have been 204 years old. Whether you’re interested in Lincoln the president or "Lincoln" the movie, Washington is a thrilling destination to discover one of our country’s most iconic figures.

National Cathedral to Perform Same-Sex Weddings

By Brett Zongker | Wednesday Jan 9, 2013
The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin performing same-sex marriages.

Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress to Be Shown in DC Museum

By Brett Zongker | Thursday Sep 6, 2012
Lady Gaga’s famous meat dress has made its way to Washington, along with Loretta Lynn’s song about "The Pill" and other relics from music history.

Saturday Night @ Fireplace :: August 11, 2012

Monday Aug 13, 2012
Fireplace sports hip-hop music and a hip black crowd in its neighborhood atmosphere. EDGE dropped in this week to catch the fun; here are the photos!