All posts tagged "the center"

  • Senior Services

    When former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty signed marriage equality into law in December 2009, Frank Kameny was missing. He had to attend to his heating...

  • Strike Against The Center

    Michael Sessa, president of The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center, and David Mariner, the executive director, reported today that The Center suffered an attack of...

  • Center Soiree

    With a new venue and a few other tweaks, the 2010 fall reception for The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center, may be the organization's grandest...

  • Drag Donation

    Drag queens from Nellie's Sports Bar and Freddie's Beach Bar joined Stonewall Kickball players at Stead Park for a special Drag Ball fundraising game during...

  • Ending Isolation

    Maybe the term ''friendly visitor'' conjures thoughts of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial. Long-ago summer blockbusters aside, the term has a far more practical – and noble...

  • Auntie Hero

    At first glance, the upcoming OutWrite ''Pioneers'' event at The Center, the area's LGBT community center, is already substantial, celebrating re-releases of two powerful books:...

  • Safety Shortfall

    Mayor Vince Gray (D) will be appointing 27 people from the medical, faith and business communities in D.C., to serve on a newly developed Commission...

  • Expanding Effort

    More than 60 people applied for a part-time, paid position, to become the first HIV program associate at The Center, the area's LGBT community center....

  • Résumé Reveal

    A few years ago, Riley Folds applied for a job at a company with a poor reputation toward gays and lesbians. He debated how of...

  • Rhee Recap

    Michelle Rhee has been a controversial figure in D.C. politics since her appointment as D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) chancellor by Mayor Adrian Fenty in June...

  • Feeling the Heat

    Sgt. Carlos Mejia of the Metropolitan Police Department's Special Liaison Unit (SLU), which includes the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU), spoke to a crowd...

  • Center Celebrates

    The Center, the metro area's LGBT community center, has announced four honorees to be celebrated at the nonprofit's Fall Reception, Thursday, Sept. 2. Those honorees...

  • Remembering Local Loss

    On Aug. 26, the one-year anniversary of the stabbing death of a transgender woman, Tyli'a ''NaNa Boo'' Mack, members of the local LGBT community plan...

  • Network to Get Work

    With the recent economic anxiety, finding a new job can seem an impossible task, especially for those who are unemployed. But whether you're looking for...

  • Missing Persons Report

    The Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs on June 30 released ''A Report of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Health in the District of Columbia,'' based on...

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