All posts tagged "transgender health empowerment"

  • Wanda Alston Foundation Announces Misuse of Funds

    The Wanda Alston Foundation, which operates the Wanda Alston House providing housing and support services for homeless and at-risk LGBT youth in the District, announced...

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance's Double Duty

    As Washington's LGBT community puts the final touches on a ceremony marking the Transgender Day of Remembrance, Nov. 20, the mood of this year's D.C....

  • GLLU Website Ceases

    An external website for the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) is no longer operating, prompting some local LGBT activists to...

  • The DC Center Earns Excellence Award

    DC Concerned Providers Coalition (DCCP), an organization that seeks to decrease infection rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among D.C.-area young men of...

  • Disparity Dialogue

    A group of about 20 LGBT community members and advocates gathered in the Metropolitan Community Church of Washington June 14 to listen to local experts...

  • MPD Reports Reveal More Anti-LGBT Attacks

    As seasonal temperatures rise, attacks with some indication of anti-LGBT bias are also apparently increasing. A shooting at a Columbia Heights IHOP Restaurant and a...

  • Building Trust

    While ''LGBT'' has grown commonplace, the ''T'' remains not quite as fully integrated into the broader community. Just as commonplace, in my own experience, is...

  • Advocate and Ally

    Brian Watson has seen better days. On this particular Saturday, stopping by the Wanda Alston House, D.C.'s only transitional residence for homeless LGBT youth, Watson...

  • Transgender Woman Killed

    A transgender woman was shot and killed in Northeast...

  • Coiffure That Cares

    About 65 people attended ''Wig Aid Live'' on Saturday, June 25, at Town Danceboutique, raising more than $2,000 for the Wanda Alston House. ''I think...

  • Fostering Grant

    As the old rhyme goes, ''Wednesday's child'' is full of woe. True or not, Wednesday, June 22, offers a chance to learn about helping all...

  • Rooms and a Board

    Christopher Dyer has long been a champion of local LGBT youth, founding the Youth Pride Alliance in 1996, then serving as the director of the...

  • The DC LGBT Homeless Youth Crisis [video]

    In the past few months, Washington D.C. has seen a rise in the number homeless LGBT youth. Metro Weekly's Justin Stewart talks with several locals...

  • Trans Woman Shot

    The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) announced on Friday, June 4, that members of MPD's 6th District are investigating an assault with a dangerous weapon, which...

  • Brian Watson

    The 2009 Next Generation Awards: Where Are They Now? Over the past year, Brian Watson has cut back on some of his local advocacy --...

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