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All posts tagged "ruby corado"

  • Banner Year

    Madonna might have urged us all to ''strike a pose'' and ''vogue,'' but the women of Casa Ruby have taken that instruction to heart, creating...

  • Casa Ruby Covergirls

    A local makeup artist who recently launched his new brand of cosmetics is giving back to the local LGBT community, offering makeup and fashion instruction,...

  • Surveying the Transgender Scene

    For the next six months to a year, the DC Trans Coalition (DCTC) will be surveying members of the District's transgender community in hopes of...

  • Ruby Corado to Open LGBT Latino Resource Center

    Everybody is welcome at Casa Ruby. That's the pitch from local transgender activist Ruby Corado, who plans to open an LGBT-targeted resource center in Columbia...

  • GLAA Celebrates 41st Anniversary

    The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, D.C. (GLAA), the nation's oldest continuously running gay rights advocacy organization, will mark its 41st anniversary with...

  • MPD Fields Transgender Crime Questions

    Metropolitan Police Department officials held a news conference Sept. 12 intended to address a shooting and the death of an unidentified person, but were bombarded...

  • Going Public with Anti-Trans Attacks (UPDATED)

    Metropolitan Police Department officials held a news conference Monday afternoon, Sept. 12, to ask the press and public for help in the death investigation of...

  • Sit Down with the Chief

    Leaders from local LGBT organizations sat with Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier for nearly two hours on Aug. 16, in closed-door meeting at which...

  • 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...

  • ''Too Many Times''

    Hundreds of friends, family and members of D.C.'s LGBT community gathered for a vigil on Saturday, July 23, marking and mourning the death of Lashai...

  • Community Mourning

    Community organizers have announced a candlelight vigil at the corner of 61st and Dix Streets NE for Saturday, July 23, at 7 p.m., remembering Lashai...

  • Transgender Needs

    Ten years ago, a ''needs assessment survey'' was undertaken by local activists to collect data regarding the city's transgender community. That survey has been used...

  • Sharing Trans Tales

    It's not just a documentary film. That's the message that resonated for local transgender activist Ruby Corado, executive director of the local LGBT Latino group...

  • 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...

  • Prison Guideline Grudge

    Jeri Hughes, a member of D.C. Trans Coalition, on June 12 fired the latest shot in an ongoing melee between the D.C. Department of Corrections...