All posts tagged "dc trans coalition"

  • Going Public with Anti-Trans Attacks (UPDATED)

    Metropolitan Police Department officials held a news conference Monday afternoon, Sept. 12, to ask the press and public for help in the death investigation of...

  • Officer Arrested

    The off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officer, Kenneth Furr, who allegedly shot two transgender women seated in a car early Friday, Aug. 26, at First and...

  • Mayor Gray Commits to Addressing Anti-Trans Employment Barriers

    Members of the local LGBT community, including the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance (GLAA), Transgender Health Empowerent and the DC Trans Coalition, met with Mayor...

  • Building Trust

    While ''LGBT'' has grown commonplace, the ''T'' remains not quite as fully integrated into the broader community. Just as commonplace, in my own experience, is...

  • Advocate and Ally

    Brian Watson has seen better days. On this particular Saturday, stopping by the Wanda Alston House, D.C.'s only transitional residence for homeless LGBT youth, Watson...

  • Community Needs

    Transgender, transsexual and gender non-conforming people in D.C. have serious concerns about their safety, are severely underemployed, and face major difficulties accessing adequate healthcare according...

  • Sadie Ryanne Vashti

    It was just before Christmas of last year that Sadie Ryanne Vashti sent an email to her mother asking if she could return home to...

  • Transgender Needs

    Ten years ago, a ''needs assessment survey'' was undertaken by local activists to collect data regarding the city's transgender community. That survey has been used...

  • Stand Against Criminalization

    On the weekend of Sept. 25, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) raided a hotel in Northwest in a prostitution-related sting. MPD has confirmed that six...

  • Dinner and Dialogue

    While the ''Trans Town Hall Dinner'' is open to not only the transgender community, but also anyone who identifies as an ally, local transgender activist...