Category: GLAA

Frank Kameny’s birthday
Happy birthday to the late Frank Kameny, who was an astronomer before he was a gay rights pioneer. He would have been 92 today. Many others followed the course he [...]
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WaPo profiles Paul Kuntzler, co-founder of GLAA and Stein Democrats
Perry Stein reports in The Washington Post about GLAA co-founder Paul Kuntzler: He has remained involved in activism and D.C. politics for 40 years, regularly attending city meetings and protests in [...]
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Bullying’s grim consequences continue
Samantha Schmidt Reports at WaPo: Security camera footage captured the scene in a Cincinnati elementary school bathroom on Jan. 24. But as the school has so far declined to release [...]
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Capital Pride, inclusion, and respect
Observations by Rick Rosendall Capital Pride Community Dialog and Board Meeting National City Christian Church May 8, 2017 1. Dialog is a two-way street. It is not furthered by mining [...]
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LGBT coalition protests “religious freedom” executive order
Chris Johnson reports at Washington Blade: A coalition of leaders from civil rights groups protested Wednesday in Lafayette Park in anticipation of President Trump signing a “religious freedom” executive order [...]
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GLAA anniversary event highlights ‘changing of guard’
Lou Chibbaro writes at the Washington Blade: D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, City Council Chair Phil Mendelson and fellow Council members Jack Evans and Vincent Gray were among the nearly 100 [...]
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Seven Principles for Young Advocates
Below is something I drafted for a group of high school students visiting from the Bronx whom I am meeting this afternoon to talk about GLAA’s work. I also developed [...]
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A toast for GLAA’s 46th
(Photo from 2016 GLAA anniversary by Michael Key/Washington Blade) Closing Toast Rick Rosendall, immediate past president GLAA 46th Anniversary Awards Reception Policy Restaurant and Lounge April 20, 2017 Good evening, [...]
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Jason Chaffetz announces retirement from House
Strike up the band! Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), one of the worst homophobes in the U.S. House of Representatives and a frequent meddler in D.C. affairs, announced today that he [...]
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Moving the Needle on Reproductive Justice and Family Planning in DC
Moving the Needle on Reproductive Justice and Family Planning in DC Earlier this month, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act became law in DC after completing its Congressional review period. The [...]
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