Posts Tagged ‘GLBT’

There Goes the Gayborhood: Gay real estate isn’t just about Dupont Circle anymore.

Evan Johnson, a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker, has two business cards. One, a conventional rectangle, simply says “Evan Johnson Realty Group.” The other is fancier, with two curved corners. It reads: “Evan Johnson, Realtor,” with “” on the back.
The ambiguous slogan on the sexually neutral card—“Bold Company, Straightforward Real Estate”—might say more about [...]

Home Coming Out: Navigating Craigslist Can be Tricky for GLBT People

Amelie Hopkins outside her new Adams Morgan home
When Amelie Hopkins started searching for a new group house on Craigslist, she’d look for different “coding” in the advertisements.
“Progressive” and “communal” and “Bravo”—as in the television network known for Queer Eye for the Straight Guy—she took as good signals.
“We like to watch lots of ESPN” gave her [...]