Publication: Metro Weekly

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Obama continues to back controversial judicial nominee

Image: Michael Boggs testifies at his May 13 confirmation hearing. Credit: Senate Judiciary Committee.President Barack Obama is standing behind a controversial judicial nominee, despite the fact that fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill appear to have doomed ... [Published Metro Weekly - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Satellite Room’s Musical Burgers

Photography by Ray Kroc , the founder of McDonald’s , once said, “We take the hamburger business more seriously than anyone else.” Given that the fast food juggernaut reportedly sells more than 75 hamburgers every second, it’s hard to argue that fact. ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Critiquing the Candidates

Mayoral candidates Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz (left to right) all earned high ratings from GLAA, with Catania topping the field by earning a perfect +10 rating to Bowser’s +9 and Schwartz’s +8.5.Councilmember David Catania (I-At-Large), ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Power Kick: Bentley Mulsanne Speed

How much power is too much power? A pointless question, perhaps. The quest for power, and the desire to control it, is deeply ingrained in the human psyche. Whether it’s control over the TV remote, control over ordering the office lunch, or control over ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Catching Courtney’s Act

Courtney Act – Photo: Magnus HastingsHe may be known to the world as Courtney Act , a runner-up on RuPaul’s Drag Race earlier this year. But Shane Jenek had no intention of making drag his career. In fact, the gay Australian native had never done drag ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking the Bans

Throw open the floodgates and let the information flow. That’s essentially the theme of Banned Books Week , an annual event held by various libraries and literary associations from September 21 to 27, that celebrates the freedom to read, the importance ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cultural Crossroads: An interview with LHP’s David Perez

David Perez – Photography by Julian VankimDavid Perez has always had two identities: both as a Latino and as a gay man, even if he couldn’t define it early on in his life.“I had known, ever since I was a kid that I was attracted to other guys, but I didn’t ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: David Perez, LGBT, Gay
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mary Cheney: Equality can only be achieved with GOP support

Mary Cheney/official portraitMary Cheney is usually not the one to give speeches in her family. She isn’t her father, the patriarch of the family, who served in the administrations of Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush and as George W. Bush’s vice president. ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

House Democrats urge action on ENDA discharge petition

Photo: Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner. Credit: Talk Radio News Service/flickr.Congressional Democrats challenged Republican supporters of an LGBT nondiscrimination bill to take action Wednesday and sign a discharge petition to force a vote on the bill ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Unasked and Unanswered Questions

Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz (left to right)It’s finally almost here.Political junkies, pundits, and members of Washington’s media have been anticipating this moment since April: when some of the candidates seeking to become the District’s ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Apple’s gold Watch could cost $5,000

Yes, you read that correctly, Apple’s recently announced Watch could potentially cost $5,000 for the 18-karat gold Watch Edition.At its event earlier this month, Apple revealed that its upcoming smartwatch will be available with three build materials ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sean Hannity: Will liberals stop us teaching that “being gay is not normal?”

“Is it going to become illegal to teach the politically correct view that being gay is not normal?”–Fox News anchor Sean Hannity, speaking on his radio show, Media Matters reports . Hannity asked the question in a segment regarding NFL player Adrian Peterson, ... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 17 2014]

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...And I remember just being like, ‘Oh, that’s interesting, "” Perez recalls. “I was really intrigued, because I had never done anything with a guy. I had been waiting to be married to one woman, and pretty conservative. So I was just absorbing all these sights, sounds and experiences. At Cobalt, I remember being like, ‘Oh, wow. That shirtless guy. I want that."

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Obama continues to back controversial judicial ... [Published Metro Weekly - 15 hours ago]
The Satellite Room’s Musical Burgers [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 20 2014]
Critiquing the Candidates [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
Catching Courtney’s Act [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
Power Kick: Bentley Mulsanne Speed [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
Cultural Crossroads: An interview with LHP’s Da... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
Breaking the Bans [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
Mary Cheney: Equality can only be achieved with... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
Unasked and Unanswered Questions [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
House Democrats urge action on ENDA discharge p... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
House Democrats attempt to force vote on ENDA [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 17 2014]
Sean Hannity: Will liberals stop us teaching th... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 17 2014]
Apple’s gold Watch could cost $5,000 [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 17 2014]
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