This photograph basically sums up the scene at today's "Boobquake" festivities in Dupont Circle, where women bared their cleavage, and people paid attention to them. Feminism! City Paper photographer Darrow Montgomery, who was on-hand to shoot the event in a completely not creepy way, says that Boobquake participants were outnumbered by members of the press. [...]
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For this week's paper, I wrote a story detailing some of the historical problems that rape victims have faced in attempting to receive a rape kit in Washington, D.C. Rape kits are hours-long medical forensic exams administered in order to collect evidence from a victim's body following a sexual assault. The D.C. SANE (Sexual Assault [...]
Today, the much-anticipated Fred Phelps counter-protest finally came to fruition—albeit a couple of hours after Phelps' homophobia parade got going. City Paper photog Darrow Montgomery was on-hand to document the results. (See all of Darrow's photos of D.C. gay marriage day here).
Below, counter-protesters utilize the Burger King Guy, God Hates [Blank], and unclear messages about [...]
Kerri Dennis, 20, and her boyfriend Blake Denham, 24, sit at a table inside the Greyhound bus station. A mess of carry-out food between them, Blake rests his head on the table, and tries to fall asleep. It was just after 1 p.m. and the station is dead. In three-and-a-half hours, the couple would be [...]
Two weeks ago, William Grimes called his wife, Erin. He was in Birmingham, Alabama with their two young children. Erin had moved to D.C., lured by the prospect of steady work in door-to-door magazine sales that would provide a decent hourly wage, free hotel and travel. "I was calling her and she was saying that [...]
In 2001, we visited Lorton to chronicle the last days of the prison. The inmates had all been transferred out. But what was left was enough to tell a few stories.
A typical cell contained a metal toilet, a metal mirror, empty milk cartons, and a few hand-drawn calendars. But one cell in particular had been [...]
Darrow Montgomery shot this photograph of a Nestle Quick advertisement in the Bloomingdale neighborhood. Montgomery argues that your "happy place" is nothing more than the mental space your brain retreats to when the outside world is getting you down. I hear "happy place," and I think of something a little more physical, like:
"Don't touch me [...]