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D.C. Not a Home for Exotic Pets

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 27
With space at a premium, traffic-heavy streets and densely-populated residential areas, the city needs to ensure that any pets or animals kept are properly maintained, but how aware are we of the laws that govern animals in the District?

National Archives to Help Open DC Fashion Week

The dusty National Archives has a certain style that's drawing interest from Washington's fashion crowd. The Foundation of the National Archives and D.C. Fashion Week announced a new partnership to host the fashion show's opening night Sept. 24.

Man Charged with DC Metro Stabbing of Transgender Girl

CRIME | Jul 31
A man has been charged with stabbing a transgender girl on a DC Metro train.

10 Years of EDGE @ The Green Lantern :: Washington DC

PARTIES | Jun 20
The EDGE 10th Birthday tour took over the Green Lantern in Washington DC for another night of fun, music, and hot boys - join Hostess Jennifer Warner as she chats with attendees!

Snowden Jumps into At-Large Race

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jun 20
Courtney Snowden, the former president of DC Black Pride and a local political and LGBT rights activist, announced Monday she plans to enter the race for one of two at-large seats on the D.C. Council this November.

Small Slice of Voters Could Decide DC Mayoral Race

POLITICS | By Ben Nucklos | Mar 10
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

NATIONAL | By Seth McLaughlin | Jan 6
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

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 2
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

LOCAL | By Suzanne Gamboa and Nancy Benac | Aug 28
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

NATIONAL | By Suzanne Gamboa | Jun 24
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.

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