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All posts tagged "hrc"

  • Human Rights Campaign

    THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST civil rights organization that ''seeks to improve the lives of GLBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace,...

  • Woman in the Life

    Sheila Alexander-Reid is a little shaken when she arrives to be interviewed. She explains that earlier in the day, she found signs on her car,...

  • Local News Briefs

    Jova to be liaison to GLLU, Chief Lanier Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Alberto Jova told the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club that he would be working...

  • Joe Solmonese

    ''This weekend is all about the election.'' As almost 200 people are streaming into D.C. for the Human Rights Campaign's annual spring meeting, Joe Solmonese...

  • Happy York Day

    For most Americans, Feb. 20 was a day off from work or school, thanks to the federal government honoring Washington's Birthday. In D.C., the day...

  • Health Matters

    Crystalization CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE had D.C.'s gay community buzzing in 2005, but not in the usual way. In March, the D.C.-based National Coalition for LGBT Health...

  • Preview of 'Brokeback Mountain'

    It was a gay night at the movies as the Human Rights Campaign and guests descended upon the Loews Cineplex in Georgetown for an advance...

  • Cutting through the Static

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was famously wrong in his declaration, ''There are no second acts in American lives.'' Americans, particularly those in the public eye, have...

  • Birch Society

    Move over Univision, BET, and Lifetime Television for Women -- we have arrived. While American entertainment has long had gay flavor, the dawn of here!...

  • Finding Common Ground

    The first few weeks at a new job are always busy, and that's proving particularly so for Joe Solmonese as he settles in as the...

  • Dinner on Deck

    For those in tune with the Washington calendar of fundraisers and galas, it may seem that fall is arriving rather early this year. Fortunately, there's...

  • Conferring for Campus Equality

    Elizabeth City State University is about as ''small town'' as you can get. It's roughly 45 miles south of Portsmouth, Va., just over the North...

  • Shake-Up at HRC

    Less than one year after taking the helm, Cheryl Jacques has resigned as the head of the Human Rights Campaign, the organization announced Tuesday evening,...

  • Next Exit 4 Years: Mapping a New Direction

    Los Angeles and New York may be the country's cultural poles, but Washington sets the tone. The web of executive decisions, bureaucratic regulations, Supreme Court...

  • Local Leverage

    By so many measures, the 2004 presidential race is unprecedented. The George W. Bush vs. John Kerry slugfest is breaking records with money spent and...