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All posts tagged "transgender day of remembrance"

  • Marking Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Local LGBT activists are readying their annual observance of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. Sharing the same mission of mourning and education as other...

  • Activists Picket MPD and Prosecutors

    More than 30 local activists representing a coalition of LGBT organizations protested in front of Metropolitan Police Department headquarters and the U.S. Attorney's Office for...

  • Vigil Honors Lost Transgender Lives

    Following a year that saw a spike in reported anti-transgender attacks, the Washington-area LGBT community held a vigil at the Metropolitan Community Church of Washington,...

  • Straight Sister of the LGBT Movement

    At first glance, Sharon Lettman-Hicks doesn't seem like your typical LGBT activist. For starters, she's a straight woman. She's married to a military husband. She...

  • Wrestling with the Truth

    Some people are very guarded when it comes to their personal space. Donna Rose is not one of them. Instead, she likes to hug. Her...

  • Trans Remembrance

    Thursday, Nov. 20, is the National Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day in which many pause to remember transgender victims of violence, intolerance and injustice....

  • Never Forgetting

    It's been nearly two years since Elexuis Woodland, a transgender woman, was shot to death during a robbery in Southeast. The case is still under...