Holding the Center: Chronological Archive

Holding the Center

Chronological Archive


1991 - 1992 - 1993 - 1994 - 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001
2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011


2011

  • Bravery in black 01/31/11
  • Grace under fire 01/17/11
  • Now comes the fun part 01/04/11

  • 2010

  • Banner day 12/23/10
  • Firing blanks on DADT repeal 12/09/10
  • Generations 11/22/10
  • We Fight On 11/10/10
  • Cutting off our nose 10/28/10
  • Accomplices 10/11/10
  • Winning at home 09/30/10
  • D.C., if Congress flips 09/16/10
  • Redemption 08/31/10
  • In the same boat 08/19/10
  • Prick Up Your Enthusiasm 08/05/10
  • Corrupting influence 07/19/10
  • The court of public opinion 07/07/10
  • Scandalize our brief 06/24/10
  • Acting like winners 06/10/10
  • Indecent Practices 05/27/10
  • Lost Luggage 05/13/10
  • Get rational 04/26/10
  • The legitimacy lie 04/12/10
  • The HRC-bashing diversion 03/29/10
  • Choirboys 03/15/10
  • How We Won 03/04/10
  • The Jackson Jive 02/18/10
  • "Raw sex" and Rev. Evans 02/01/10
  • Aid laced with poison 01/19/10
  • Feedback farrago 01/04/10

  • 2009

  • Culmination 12/24/09
  • Lambda's Last Call 12/10/09
  • Unvanquished 11/26/09
  • Turning the Tables 11/12/09
  • An Opening Against the Right 10/29/09
  • Street vs. Suite 10/15/09
  • Diversity's Dinosaurs 10/01/09
  • Time to Act 09/17/09
  • Genteel Slander 09/03/09
  • Ripeness Is All 08/20/09
  • Attitude Adjustment 08/06/09
  • Pulling Together 07/23/09
  • Making Politics Work 07/09/09
  • Putting Anger to Work 06/25/09
  • Pro-gay, pro-choice 06/11/09
  • Captive Audience 05/28/09
  • Lost Shepherds 05/14/09
  • Strange Fruit 04/30/09
  • Marriage Turns a Corner 04/16/09
  • Hoops and Heresy 04/02/09
  • Tax Dollars for Tyrants 03/19/09
  • Hello, Cruel World 03/05/09
  • State of the Union 02/19/09
  • Unholy Warriors 02/05/09
  • Small things, big moment 01/22/09
  • Dancing with Obama 01/08/09

  • 2008

  • Marriage or Mirage? 12/18/08
  • Leading Authority 12/04/08
  • Planning to Win 11/20/08
  • The Work Goes On 11/06/08
  • Countdown 10/23/08
  • Partisan Hero 10/09/08
  • Stay and Fight 09/25/08
  • Obamaphobia 09/11/08
  • Media Muddle 08/28/08
  • A Most Unusual Catholic 08/14/08
  • Guarding Our Gains 07/31/08
  • Bad Counsel 07/17/08
  • A Long Way from Safe 07/17/08
  • The Ick Factor 07/03/08
  • Cross-Border Skirmishes 06/19/08
  • A Day at the Circus 06/05/08
  • Equal Protection Victory 05/22/08
  • Free the Sex Trade 05/08/08
  • Tattered Vestments 04/24/08
  • Coming Unglued 04/10/08
  • State of the World, 2007 03/27/08
  • "Minstrel" Madness 03/13/08
  • False Narratives 02/28/08
  • Syringes and Spine 02/14/08
  • Going for Obama 01/29/08
  • Transgender movement at a crossroads 01/17/08
  • Roses for the Maestro 01/17/08

  • 2007

  • The Gleaming Darkness of Sweeney Todd 12/28/07
  • Three unwise men 12/13/07
  • A cure for what doesn’t ail me 12/06/07
  • Withdrawal symptoms 11/29/07
  • ENDA: a step forward 11/15/07
  • Hard Lessons: Simon Nkoli and the Gay Rights Fight in South Africa 11/08/07
  • Red October 10/25/07
  • ENDAgate 10/18/07 (revised from 10/11/07)
  • A Bipartisan Marriage Fight 09/27/07
  • Opening Night And Not a Thing to Wear 09/20/07
  • Mike Rogers and the Ethics of Outing 09/13/07
  • Reframing Public Morality 09/06/07
  • The Poltroon and the Groom 08/30/07
  • Breakfast with an Authoritarian 08/23/07
  • Patrick at Home 08/09/07
  • Ohio Ruling Narrows Marriage Amendment 08/02/07
  • Heedless Youth, Ours to Guard 07/26/07
  • A Turning Tide on Junk Science 07/26/07
  • Exposing Phony ‘Experts’ 07/12/07
  • Arc of Progress 07/05/07
  • June Wedding Jangle 06/28/07
  • Advance Guards of Unreality 06/14/07
  • Before He Can Marry 06/14/07
  • When Marriage Panic Fizzles 05/31/07
  • Save the Clubs 05/24/07
  • The Round Mound of Profound 05/17/07
  • Crosscurrents in 2008 05/03/07
  • Contending with Hate Crimes 04/19/07
  • Policing the Police 04/05/07
  • Gay Rights or America-Bashing? 04/05/07
  • A Global Gay Report Card 03/22/07
  • D.C. Marriage 101 03/15/07
  • Post a good note for Nigerians 03/08/07
  • A Provocation Too Far 02/22/07
  • A history sobering and stirring 02/08/07
  • In Appreciation: Robert F. Drinan, S.J., 1920 – 2007 02/01/07
  • In Spite of How Little We Know 01/25/07
  • The race is on! 01/25/07

  • 2006

  • Ghosts of Christmas Present 12/21/06
  • For the Fallen: a Vigil and a Duty 12/07/06
  • A Watershed Election 11/23/06
  • The 'Let the People Vote' Fallacy 11/16/06
  • 'The Power' and Pastor Ted 11/09/06
  • Keeping Our Eyes Open 10/26/06
  • Andrew Sullivan's Saving Doubt 10/12/06
  • Stay Vigilant, Vote Democratic 09/28/06
  • Primary Pains 09/21/06
  • Real concerns, imaginary transphobia 09/14/06
  • Gay Families’ Quiet Revolution 08/31/06
  • First Amendment, Last in Our Hearts 08/17/06
  • A manifesto for everything and nothing 08/03/06
  • Iran and the fog of activism 07/27/06
  • Singing loud and proud for 25 years 07/06/06
  • A Schism by Any Other Name 06/29/06
  • The Families We're Fighting For 06/15/06
  • A perilous Pride blooms in Moscow 06/01/06
  • Love and the Border Crossing 05/18/06
  • Unreasonable Expectations 05/04/06
  • Defending Our Gay Warriors 04/20/06
  • Gays in Eurabia 03/30/06
  • The State Department's Gay Rights Tool 03/23/06
  • A Queer Taste for Muslim Rioters 03/07/06
  • On Marriage, Don't Unite—Coordinate 03/02/06
  • Coretta Scott King's Challenging Legacy 02/02/06
  • The Queer Left's Palestinian Folly 02/02/06
  • Fighting the Holy War 01/26/06
  • Queer Posturing, Brainless Boycott 01/19/06
  • A feel for the game 01/12/06

  • 2005

  • The Strange Campaign of Citizen Crain 12/15/05
  • The Vatican's witchhunt will create a church of exiles 09/29/05
  • Integrating the Coalition 08/11/05
  • HAA’s very visible flaws 07/01/05
  • The Ratzinger Record 04/19/05
  • Pope John Paul II's Mixed Legacy 04/03/05
  • Saying goodbye to Wanda Alston 03/24/05
  • A Dream in Black and Tan 01/27/05
  • Raising Ratzinger 01/13/05

  • 2004

  • Susan Sontag dies at 71 12/29/04
  • Where Do We Go From Here? 12/02/04
  • Rosendall opposes use of public park to build gay community center (Metro Weekly) 07/22/04
  • Marriage Is Radical Enough 05/26/04
  • Misplaced Priorities: NGLTF fails fight for gay marriage due to race issues (Metro Weekly) 05/13/04
  • The Gay Front in the War for Religious Freedom 04/01/04
  • Bush's Backfire (Salon.com) 03/02/04
  • Panther Division (profile of Malik Zulu Shabazz) 02/09/04
  • Marxism's Queer Harvest 01/15/04

  • 2003

  • Shopping for Roots 12/26/03
  • Our Struggle for Love
    (also published as "Love Among the Down Low")
    12/08/03
  • Harvey Milk, 25 years later 11/27/03
  • Let Freedon Ring on Metro 11/21/03
  • A Short History of Police Relations with the Gay Community in DC 11/19/03
  • The Moon and Reverend Phelps 10/05/03
  • A March in the Wrong Direction 08/30/03
  • Rosendall speaks at memorial for murdered teens 08/12/03
  • Response to Michael Bronski on marriage 08/08/03
  • Marriage foes divorce reality 07/25/03
  • Response to Maggie Gallagher on marriage 07/15/03
  • Let’s admit we’re winning 07/04/03
  • Words from an unlicensed wedding 06/20/03
  • Killing me softly with his song (on Luther Vandross) 06/13/03
  • Taking It to Conservatives 05/09/03
  • Rosendall presents Distinguished Service Award to Councilmember Kathy Patterson 04/15/03
  • Faith healing HIV in D.C. 02/28/03
  • What’s in a Word? Holding the Lexical Line at the Washington Times (Sean Bugg, Metro Weekly) 01/16/03

  • 2002

  • No Safe Space for Racialism 11/21/02
  • Rosendall honored in Blade's "best of gay DC" 11/08/02
  • A Tradition of Fighting Back 10/25/02
  • Rosendall discusses GLAA at Reel Affirmations 10/25/02
  • The streetcorner that D.C. forgot 08/23/02
  • I am not an ignorant slut 07/19/02
  • Response to Thomas Sowell on pedophile priests 06/30/02
  • The Church Falls to Earth 06/10/02
  • Muslims: Can We Talk? 05/31/02
  • Flowers for Pim 05/16/02
  • Rosendall presents Distinguished Service Award to Barbara Menard 04/18/02
  • Adventures in the Race Trade 04/01/02
  • Freedom Worth Defending: Gay Politics After September 11 01/07/02

  • 2001

  • Rosendall responds to Maggie Gallagher on Fauntroy and marriage amendment 08/14/01
  • Right-wing columnist attacks Rosendall and GLAA 08/07/01
  • Rosendall presents Distinguished Service Award to Councilmember Jack Evans 04/19/01
  • Summersgill, Rosendall defend focused activism 01/26/01
  • Rosendall to Council and Mayor: Don't Give In to Puritanical Hysteria (The Washington Post) 01/13/01
  • Rosendall to NGLTF: Stick to Gay Rights 01/05/01
  • Rosendall joins Rep. Norton's rally for DC Voting Rights 01/02/01

  • 2000

  • Rosendall criticizes "Redeem the Dream" organizers (The Washington Post) 09/01/00
  • Rosendall presents Distinguished Service Award to Barrett L. Brick 04/27/00
  • Rosendall Accepts Board of Directors Award for GLAA from Capital Area Log Cabin 02/24/00

  • 1999

  • Rosendall slams Washington Times column on HIV reporting 08/25/99
  • Rosendall writes Metro Weekly on community cooperation in Tyra Hunter case 08/15/99
  • Rosendall joins panel discussion on DC sovereignty 05/26/99
  • Coudriet presents Distinguished Service Award to Rick Rosendall 04/22/99
  • Rosendall Accepts Award from Jeff Coudriet 04/22/99
  • Mayor Williams and the "Niggardly" Incident 01/27/99

  • 1998

  • Rosendall to Mayor and Corp. Counsel: drop Hunter appeal 12/29/98
  • An Open Letter to the Vicar 08/13/98
  • Rosendall condemns entrapment in Annapolis 05/03/98
  • Rosendall briefs area broadcasters on gay issues 04/16/98

  • 1997

  • Rosendall named to police chief search committee 12/97
  • Rosendall joins in BLGPD fundraising roast of Carlene Cheatam 11/07/97
  • Federal Intrusions and the Gay Community 10/18/97

  • 1996

  • Rosendall joins in roast of Philip Pannell 10/25/96

  • 1995

  • Letter to Rep. Dickey: Stop attacking gay parents 10/27/95

  • 1994

  • Michael Callen left an unfinished legacy 04/04/94
  • NAMBLA: Out of the Movement's Bounds 02/17/94

  • 1993

  • Testimony: No Tax Dollars for Bigots (Nation of Islam and AIDS policy in DC) 11/08/93
  • Alliances that can 'sabotage' the cause 09/10/93
  • Testimony: Equal Protection Under the Sheets 01/29/93

  • 1992

  • Tribute to Steve Endean 04/22/92

  • 1991

  • Confessions of a 'Collaborator' 11/01/91
  • Columbus and the New World Order 10/04/91
  • 1993 March: the Case Against Quotas 09/06/91
  • Global Family Quarrels 01/18/91


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