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  • Branching Out

    The D.C. Chapter of Immigration Equality will host a reception and fundraiser in support of same-sex, bi-national couples, and GLBT or HIV-positive asylum seekers, on...

  • Warm Donation

    Ray Daniels D.C. Black Pride has donated 14 bags of coats, about $1,000 and food items to Damien Ministries, collected...

  • Baking for Beneficiaries

    The Scarlet Foundation Inc., organizer of Scarlet's 37th Annual Bake Sale and Auction, is using this year's event to honor Cornelius ''Neil'' R. Alexander Jr.,...

  • Clarification

    In Feel the Heat (Domestic Partner, 1/31/08), jetBlue Airways was credited with being the first U.S. airline to include anti-discrimination protection for gender identity when...

  • Writing on the Wall

    Although the Metropolitan Police Department would not release information regarding what authorities described as ''homophobic graffiti'' found inside a restroom at the Fifth District Police...

  • Calling on Annapolis

    When thinking about Equality Maryland's upcoming Lobby Day in Annapolis on Monday, Feb. 11, Dan Furmansky, the equal-rights organization's executive director, can't help but quote...

  • Lobby Day 101

    Sitting calmly in the office of a man who voted against your civil rights, by supporting the successfully passed marriage amendment that prohibits same-sex marriage...

  • Slinging Porn

    D.C. made headlines recently with one of those stories that people like to use to mock the inefficiencies of government. On Jan. 23, the city...

  • Last Word

    ''He has gone out of his way to ensure that the department has a new air of inclusiveness and an open and welcoming environment for...

  • Damien Ministries' Nickel Dies

    Rev. James R. Nickel, executive director of Damien Ministries, the HIV/AIDS organization inspired by the Catholic Church and located in Northeast, had beaten renal cancer...

  • Now Open

    The Concerned DC Providers Coalition, a group committed to improving the health of ''young transgender women of color and men of color who have sex...

  • Assault at HRC Store

    Sgt. Brett Parson, head of the Washington Metropolitan Police Department's special liaison units, including the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU), and the Human Rights...

  • Grant Givers

    Brother Help Thyself, a community-based organizations that helps other non-profit organizations serving the GLBT and HIV/AIDS communities in Baltimore and D.C., gave away more than...

  • Tragedy in Woodbridge

    Darius Cooke no longer sleeps in the bed he once shared with Keith Jamar Truesdale, his partner of nearly two years. Until he moves out...

  • Church Lady

    When Rev. Christine Wiley took her turn to speak at a recent HIV/AIDS town-hall meeting called to address the alarming data recently cited in a...

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