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All posts tagged "office of human rights"

  • Task Force and OHR release guidance on transgender employees

    The National LGBTQ Task Force and the District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights (OHR) have partnered together to release guidance for employers and workplaces...

  • Monica Palacio To Lead OHR

    Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) announced Thursday plans to appoint the Office of Human Rights (OHR) Language Access Program Director Mónica Palacio as the interim...

  • Watching the Detective

    Jaime Wojdowski is ready to accept your complaints. An equal-opportunity specialist and investigator for the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR), Wojdowski investigates complaints from...

  • D.C. Launches First-in-Nation Transgender Ad Campaign

    The D.C. Office of Human Rights officially unveiled its first-in-the-nation government-sponsored transgender ad campaign Sept. 13 before a packed room at a local bar, Mova....

  • D.C. Rolling Out Trans Ads

    It's all about respect. That's the message of the latest campaign by the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR). Hitting its stride with its current...

  • Hunting for Fair-Housing Violators

    The D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) launched a campaign July 9 to educate District residents about housing discrimination, including discrimination based on sexual orientation...

  • Holding Up a Hero

    Frank Kameny came to Washington in 1956 to study the heavens and even considered becoming an astronaut. Instead, he became a stellar activist in the...

  • 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...

  • Trans Regs Advance

    The D.C. Commission on Human Rights, the city's Office of Human Rights entity with authority over private sector human-rights complaints, took a step May 11...

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