Category: GLAA

Blade QUEERY: Rev. Cedric A. Harmon
(Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) One of GLAA’s honorees for our reception on April 20, my esteemed friend Rev. Cedric Harmon of Many Voices, answers 20 gay questions for [...]
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DC Surrogacy legalization becomes law
At long last, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act, legalizing and regulating surrogate parenting agreements in the District, took effect on April 7 after completion of its congressional review period. It [...]
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Council passes Councilmember Allen’s Emergency Legislation Protecting Women’s Health From Federal Threats
We applaud DC councilmembers advocating for women’s rights and proactively ensuring the healthcare quality for all women. Yesterday, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen introduced this legislation along with the 12 [...]
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Rep. Chaffetz plans to block D.C. Death with Dignity Act
Catholic me, recoils at ending life; Republican me, rejects big gvt meddling; human me wants right to die w/dignity. — Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) January 10, 2017 Our usual congressional [...]
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Surrogacy bill, death certificate bill pass second reading at D.C. Council
Two bills passed their second and final readings Tuesday afternoon on the consent calendar at the D.C. Council’s legislative meeting: Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act of 2016, Bill 21-16 Death Certificate [...]
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D.C. surrogacy bill passes Judiciary, heads to full Council on Dec. 6
On Wednesday, November 30, the surrogacy parenting bill (currently known as the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act of 2016), which has been knocking around the Council since January 2013, passed the [...]
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Five years ago today: Frank Kameny dies
Late on Tuesday evening, October 11, 2011, after a GLAA meeting, I had the unhappy duty to report the death of gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny. It was National Coming [...]
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David Grosso earns perfect +10 rating from GLAA
David Grosso earns perfect +10 from GLAA in general election ratings for DC Council candidates. #lgbt #DCision2016 — Richard Rosendall (@RickRosendall) October 10, 2016
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Vincent Orange resigns from the D.C. Council
It became official yesterday, August 15: Vincent Orange is gone from the D.C. Council. This City Paper article from 2010 shows some of the reasons why I consider this good [...]
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Opinion | What we owe Elie Wiesel
Opinion | What we owe Elie Wiesel — Washington Blade (@WashBlade) July 18, 2016 I don’t know how I missed this a couple of weeks ago. Former GLAA president [...]
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