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All posts tagged "ruby corado"

  • Uncommon decency

    In August 2007, D.C. announced the firing of three corrections officers for wrongfully placing a transgender inmate, who had female genitalia, in a male jail...

  • Gender Confusion

    It's hard to imagine what Virginia Grace Soto went through during the two days she spent at a male detention center at the D.C. jail....

  • 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...

  • Power in numbers

    About 100 people gathered at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Southwest Washington Thursday, May 17, for D.C. Fights Back's HIV/AIDS Speak Out. The goal: Start...

  • Local News Briefs

    Jova to be liaison to GLLU, Chief Lanier Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Alberto Jova told the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club that he would be working...

  • Death Strikes in Transgender Community

    In the week since news surfaced about the Jan. 3 murder of Grafton Lee Person, a 42-year-old transgender woman known in the community as Diamond...

  • Home Work

    April was a banner month for Latin@s en Accion -- literally. The local group, championing the metro area's GLBT Latino community, joined the National March...

  • 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...

  • Trans-American

    When Ruby Corado arrived in the Washington area as an immigrant from El Salvador, she was a teenager. She was also male. ''What marked the...

  • Capital Pride Heroes 2005

    Each year, the Capital Pride Planning Committee selects a number of individuals to honor as ''Capital Pride Heroes.'' These honorees have gone above and beyond...