Topics :: Washington DC
Thursday May 19, 2011
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will mark the 30th anniversary of the emergence of what became known as the HIV and AIDS epidemic with a three-part display and website beginning June 3.
Wednesday Mar 30, 2011
Charles Osgood shares the history of The National Cherry Blossom Festival held in Washington DC.
By Steve Weinstein | Tuesday Jan 25, 2011
Despite experts’ opinions that it has no chance of passing the Senate or a presidential veto, the House of Representatives, under its new Republican bosses, will apparently take up the issue gay marriage, now legal in the District of Columbia.
By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Dec 1, 2010
With 3.2 percent of the District of Columbia’s residents living with HIV/AIDS, public health officials and service providers continue to grapple with an infection rate that rivals those found in some sub-Saharan African countries.
By SOFIA MANNOS | Saturday Oct 9, 2010
It’s the season for embassy soirees in the nation’s capital, and the public is invited to attend a series of concerts and receptions.
By Philip Elliott | Saturday Oct 2, 2010
Thousands of people from more than 400 progressive groups took part in the "One Nation" rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Oct. 2.
By Nafeesa Syeed | Friday Oct 1, 2010
Groups pushing for progressive policies will gather in the nation’s capital this weekend for a march aimed at recapturing momentum for their agenda and mobilizing supporters before next month’s midterm elections.
By Troy Petenbrink | Tuesday Sep 21, 2010
Approximately 500 people participated in a NOH8 photo shoot at Cobalt on Monday, Sept. 20.
By Jessica Gresko | Wednesday Jul 28, 2010
The pitch goes like this: A female condom is as effective as male condoms in preventing pregnancy, HIV and sexually transmitted diseases - and because a female condom covers more area, it may provide broader protection.
Thursday Jul 15, 2010
D.C.’s highest court has ruled against opponents of the city’s same-sex marriage law, saying they cannot ask voters to overturn it.