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  • Reel Affirmation’s Kimberley Bush on film festivals and queer cinema

    A longtime volunteer with Reel Affirmations, Kimberley Bush is helping revive D.C.'s once mighty LGBT film festival

  • DC Center Names Award Recipients

    The DC Center for the LGBT Community will honor three local community leaders for their contributions to the Washington-area LGBT community at its ninth annual...

  • OHR Launches ”#safebathroomsDC”

    The D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) today launched a new public-awareness campaign, ”Safe Bathrooms DC,” aimed at making it easier for transgender people in...

  • DC Center Elects Officers

    The board of directors for The DC Center, the District's LGBT community center, on Jan. 3 announced the center's new board members and officers for...

  • DC Center Announces Fall Initiatives

    The DC Center, the District's LGBT community center, has announced two new autumn initiatives in the areas of combating anti-LGBT violence and promoting better health....

  • D.C. Deal Jeopardizes Relocation for DC Center

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) and the owners of Major League Soccer's D.C. United soccer team Thursday morning announced the signing of a public-private partnership...

  • GLLU Website Ceases

    An external website for the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) is no longer operating, prompting some local LGBT activists to...

  • Weekend of Awards

    It was a busy weekend for Ron Simmons, president and CEO of Us Helping Us, People Into Living (UHU), the D.C. organization working to improve...

  • DC Center Denied

    The DC Center, the District's LGBT community center, was dealt a blow in its search for a permanent home after its proposal to rent a...

  • Men's Summer Summits

    Health activists, get ready for a busy July, because Washington will be playing the role of host city. With D.C. set to host the 19th...

  • Closer to Home

    David Mariner is on the verge of happiness. Just about 50 signatures away, actually. ''If we get 500 signatures, I'll be very happy,'' says Mariner,...

  • Strike Against The Center

    Michael Sessa, president of The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center, and David Mariner, the executive director, reported today that The Center suffered an attack of...

  • Center Soiree

    With a new venue and a few other tweaks, the 2010 fall reception for The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center, may be the organization's grandest...

  • Book It

    ''It's so rare these days that we have the opportunity to celebrate LGBT literature,'' says David Mariner of The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center. ''We've...

  • Center Addition

    The Center, the area's LGBT community center, hired its second full-time staffer this week. Justin Johns, 28, has been brought onboard as The Center's Tobacco...

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