Washington D.C.

August 11, 2014

Washington, D.C. faces second anti-trans hate crime within a week

Only three days after a transgender teenage girl was stabbed on the Washington, D.C. metro, a 30-year-old trans woman was robbed at gunpoint.

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DC Medicaid to cover trans-inclusive healthcare, while NY continues discriminating

Washington, D.C. joins states like California and Minnesota in requiring Medicaid to cover trans-inclusive healthcare, but other states like New York continue to enforce discriminatory exclusions.

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June 5, 2013

Film "No Place for Me" and publication "Blind Alleys" launch from ORAM

ORAM (Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration) will sponsor “Pathways to Protection,” the official launch its new publication “Blind Alleys” and groundbreaking documentary film “No Place for Me.”

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April 16, 2013

Women's shelter in Washington D.C. will now welcome transgender women after court order

Transgender women in Washington D.C. can now utilize the facilities in the John L. Young Shelter for Women. D.C. after superior court judge Geoffrey Alprin issued an order which requires the city funded shelter to stop denying transgender women access to the facility.

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DC Police Officer Accused of Firing Weapon At Trans Women Gets Probation

Washington, DC police officer Kenneth Furr was sentenced in the District's Superior Court for allegedly shooting his weapon while off duty at a car of five passengers, including two trans women.

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September 27, 2011

Remembering Dr. Gaurav Gopalan, Engineer, Theater Artist and Beloved Community Member

This week, communities in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and Maryland have organized candlelight vigils to mourn th

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July 23, 2010

LGBT Religion News Round Up, July 23, 2010

Marriage was a big news item last week as
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