All posts tagged "office of lgbt affairs"

  • Transforming Corrections

    D.C. Trans Coalition continues effort to amend DOC guidelines on transgender inmates Complaints regarding the handling of transgender inmates in D.C. jails, including stories from...

  • Problem Solver

    Brian Watson likes to fix things. But a decade before making Washington his home and establishing himself as one of the city's most prominent young...

  • GLBT Affairs Releases 2007 Report

    Last year was a busy one for the Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs, headed by Christopher Dyer and providing five basic services to D.C.'s GLBT...

  • Hate Talk

    On the heels of what some perceived as a September spike in hate crimes -- with an assault peppered with anti-gay epithets adjacent to the...

  • Fingers do the walking

    The Mayor's Office of LGBT Affairs announced recently the release of a comprehensive directory listing GLBT-related organizations, ranging from A Common Bond, a group for...

  • Trans Job Training

    While Washington has some of the best civil-rights protections for transgender residents of any jurisdiction in the country -- or the world, for that matter...

  • Mayoral Meeting

    At the most recent meeting of the Mayor's LGBT Advisory Committee on Tuesday, July 24 -- the committee meets every other month -- committee members...

  • A 'Fix-It' Job at D.C. Fire Department

    While attending college, Sgt. J.B. Wallace never intended to become a paramedic. It was only after she earned a bachelor of science in psychology and...

  • The Kids Are All Right

    Unlike the past two years, it didn't rain. And by midday, there was an exuberant mood and plenty to see and do at the 11th...

  • The Kids Are Not Alright

    There was a full house of about 150 people in the Human Rights Campaign's Equality Forum space April 5. It was a ''who's who'' of...