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  • Angela Peoples, Supporting Slate Win at Stein

    Angela Peoples, the current vice president for political and legislative affairs for the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the city's main LGBT political organization, won her...

  • Activists Applaud DOC

    The D.C. Department of Corrections (DOC) has amended its policy to permit transgender female inmates to shave, even when other inmates may not be permitted...

  • Rounding Out Stein's Slate

    The two executive committee officers running for re-election to lead the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the District's largest LGBT political organization, have announced three newcomers...

  • Jeri Hughes Enters Race for Stein Club President

    Jeri Hughes, a local transgender activist and longtime member of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the city's largest LGBT political organization, has entered the contest...

  • Upset in Stein Officer Elections

    Three challengers took longtime members by surprise at Monday night's meeting of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, defeating the club's president, Lateefah Williams, and two...

  • Stein Club Honors Activists

    In this red-hot political season, some local partisans are taking a few hours off Oct. 25 to celebrate a select few at the Gertrude Stein...

  • BREAKING: Mendelson Wins Interim Chair, Michael Brown Takes Interim Pro Tem

    Just one month after a special election in Ward 5 to replace former Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr., Council Chairman Kwame Brown (D), first elected in...

  • GLAA Celebrates 41st Anniversary

    The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, D.C. (GLAA), the nation's oldest continuously running gay rights advocacy organization, will mark its 41st anniversary with...

  • Human Rights Intervention

    Trans activist Jeri Hughes is lauding the efforts of the D.C. Office of Human Rights this week for its efforts to have a transgender female...

  • Going Gray

    There's no question that the Vince Gray for Mayor campaign has been picking up steam. From straw polls to multiple unions to – most importantly...

  • The Waiting Game

    If you're confused about what has changed in D.C. jails since Virginia Soto, a woman who was wrongfully placed in a male facility for two...

  • Civil Strategy

    California voters spoke Nov. 4 when they pulled the plug on marriage equality for gays and lesbians -- won in the California Supreme Court less...

  • Graham Joins Trans Activists

    In an e-mail message dated Monday, Aug. 4, to local transgender activist Jeri Hughes, Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), expressed his support for the DC...

  • Guarding Our Gains

    The value of a coordinated effort by many people was never more evident than in the current battle against a proposed rulemaking by the D.C....

  • Riled Over Rules

    In the months-long debate between the District and the transgender community regarding the treatment of gender-variant detainees in District jails, the ongoing dialogue seems to...

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