All posts tagged "hate crimes"

  • Eric Holder’s LGBT-rights legacy

    When Eric Holder steps down as attorney general after nearly six years as the nation’s top lawyer, he will leave behind a legacy on LGBT-rights...

  • Lanier Hosts Town Hall Meeting

    Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier, several department heads within MPD, government leaders and community activists from within the LGBT community came together on Tuesday,...

  • Hassan Naveed: The Next Generation Awards 2014

    Hassan Naveed has always been on the go, whether in terms of geography or activism. Since graduating high school, the California native has done stints...

  • GLOV Announces Guardian Award Recipients

    Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV), a program of The DC Center dedicated to preventing and responding to violence against the District's LGBT community, will...

  • Three Steps to the Future

    It's an old saw of journalism that if you can string together three related instances you have a trend or, at least, a think piece....

  • Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signs transgender bill into law

    Gov. Jack Markell (D) Wednesday evening signed into law a transgender rights bill that prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, insurance and public accommodations and includes...

  • NCAVP Report Cites D.C. Efforts

    A report released today by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) holds up several initiatives led by local organizations and District agencies as models...

  • DC Trans Coalition Calls Task Force a ''Publicity Stunt''

    The DC Trans Coalition (DCTCT) submitted testimony to the D.C. Council's Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety Wednesday alleging that an external review by...

  • Community Questions Council

    Facing a passionate and at times boisterous crowd of District residents and activists Sept. 9, seven incumbent D.C. City Council members were grilled over their...

  • Questions on Crime

    Members of the D.C. City Council chastised the Metropolitan Police Department for a perceived failure to effectively engage local community members on initiatives aimed at...