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All posts tagged "transgender health empowerment"

  • Smallwood Funeral Draws Hundreds

    Hundreds filled the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church on Monday, April 19, to say farewell to a pioneer: Charlotte Smallwood. ''The community has lost an icon,''...

  • Dinner and Dialogue

    While the ''Trans Town Hall Dinner'' is open to not only the transgender community, but also anyone who identifies as an ally, local transgender activist...

  • Trans Awakening

    On Wednesdays, Earline Budd is behind bars. It's usually from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. when the 51-year-old spends her time at the D.C. Department...

  • Legacy of Liberty

    As the late writer and children's advocate Pearl S. Buck put it, ''One faces the future with one's past.'' It's a sentiment that runs through...

  • Q Street Questions

    There has been confusion and there have been endless questions in the few days since a knife attack left one local woman injured and another...

  • Calling All Donors

    At the end of the month, Transgender Health Empowerment (T.H.E.) will be closing the doors of the Tyra Hunter Drop-In Center, where for the past...

  • T.H.E. Client Killed

    A Wednesday attack on two transgender women has left one dead, according to the Metropolitan Police Department, who have ''tentatively classified this case as a...

  • A House Becomes a Home

    When Johnny Sabbat lived with his mother, he wasn’t allowed to have gay friends. “My family didn’t approve of my homosexuality because they viewed it...

  • Brian Watson

    During his elementary school years, you wouldn't find Brian Watson on the busy playground with the other kids during recess. Instead he preferred to stay...

  • The GLBT Beat

    On election night, Nov. 4, Steven Kensinger and Zack Pesavento were just like so many other Washingtonians who poured out onto District streets to celebrate...

  • Arrested Development

    For the past three-and-a-half years, local transgender activist Earline Budd has volunteered her time on Wednesdays, visiting transgender inmates at the D.C. Department of Corrections'...

  • A Place to Call Home

    Two weeks before opening the District's first transitional home for homeless GLBT youth, Brian Watson is working on only four hours of sleep, consumed by...

  • Pageant with a Cause

    The second annual Mr. and Miss Transgender Health Empowerment (THE) Pageant, Sunday, May 18, will include contestants from all over the United States, says Brian...

  • Problem Solver

    Brian Watson likes to fix things. But a decade before making Washington his home and establishing himself as one of the city's most prominent young...

  • Warm Donation

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

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