Posts Tagged ‘Mike Debonis’

D.C. LGBT Activists Push to Legalize Prostitution

Now that gay marriage is legal in the District, what's next for gay activists in D.C.? The Gay and Lesbian Activist Alliance (GLAA) recently released its 2010 agenda, which prioritizes causes like keeping same-sex marriage legal, fighting HIV in D.C., and addressing the city's response to hate crimes. But Mike Debonis points us to [...]

Marion Barry “I Wouldn’t Suck Your Dick” Collector’s Edition

Mike DeBonis' cover story on Marion Barry and his alleged stalkee's relationship-caught-on-voicemail is breaking news. The cover image is forever. The Washington Post has capitalized on selling commemorative copies of its Election 2008 issue, its Inauguration 2009 issue, and its Michael Jackson is dead issue. The Washington City Paper's "You Put Me Out in Denver [...]

Marion Barry Accidentally Recognizes Gay Marriage

Over on City Desk, Mike DeBonis is reporting that the D.C. Council voted unanimously to pass a package of bills that includes recognition for out of state same-sex marriages.
Why did Marion Barry, who led a chant of "No to same-sex marriage" at an anti-gay-marriage rally last week, decline to oppose the gay marriage bill? Oh: [...]

Gay Marriage in D.C.: How Soon Is Now?

City Paper's Loose Lips columnist, Mike DeBonis, has the run-down on a D.C. gay marriage timeline:
In the Blade, Lou Chibbaro Jr. runs down some of the challenges facing a ballot referendum banning gay marriage in the District. They are many: For one, 21,000 signatures is a lot.
Meanwhile, in WaTimes, Gary Emerling examines how gay-marriage advocates [...]

Gays Want You To Write In Carol, Too

In this week's paper, Mike Debonis—City Paper's Loose Lips columnist—suggested that D.C. voters write-in at-large Council candidate Carol Schwartz on November 4th. The Washington Blade's pretty into her, too. Today, Schwartz's chief of staff and deputy committee clerk, both openly gay, penned an opinion piece for the newspaper touting Schwartz's leadership in the GLBT community.