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All posts tagged "transgender health empowerment"

  • Searching for Answers

    About 70 people gathered for nearly three hours the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 15, at an HIV/AIDS Town Hall Meeting seeking to rekindle some of...

  • Town Hall Set for HIV/AIDS

    Pointing to the District's dubious distinction as the nation's locality with the highest HIV-infection rate, several organizations are offering a town-hall meeting on Tuesday, Jan....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Seeing the 'T' in GLBT

    If you haven't been to Unity Fellowship Church in Northwest in the past two weeks, you might not know that it's Transgender Awareness Month. But...

  • Transgender Titles

    After brainstorming with other members at Transgender Health Empowerment, Inc., Brian Watson, director of programs at THE, says he decided that a pageant was the...

  • Murder suspect pleads guilty

    During an emotional hearing in Courtroom 111 of D.C.'s Superior Court on Thursday, Feb. 8, Preston Randolph Logan, 43, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder...

  • Local News Briefs

    Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Eight out of every 10 people living with AIDS in Washington are African-American. That includes Robert Cobb, a 54-year-old gay client...

  • Lighting the Way

    Few communities in Washington have as many burdens to bear as the transgender community. From violence to bigotry to health issues, this community has dealt...

  • Doctor, Doctor

    Take Charge of Your Health by Talking to Your Doctor Among the uncomfortable experiences that are part and parcel of life is that first visit...

  • Between the Lines

    Quick! What's the definition of transgender? Well, it's anyone who was born as a man but considers themselves to be a woman, or vice versa....

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