Category: Legal

GLAA testifies for Panic Defense Prohibition Act
Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington Testimony on Bill 23-409, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Panic Defense Prohibition Act of 2019, and Bill 23-435, Tony Hunter and Bella Evangelista [...]
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GLAA testifies in support of sex work decriminalization
Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington Testimony on Bill 23-0318, Community Safety and Health Amendment Act of 2019 Before the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety D.C. Council October [...]
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GLAA supports Panic Defense Prohibition Act
September 17, 2019 Dear Chairman Allen and members of the Judiciary Committee, GLAA asks that you hold hearings and advance the Tony Hunter and Bella Evangelista Panic Defense Prohibition Act [...]
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On policing the bushes in Malcolm X Park
In the 1980s, half my lifetime ago, I met a beautiful deaf man on the Metro and we exchanged comments on a notepad he carried. “I know a place we [...]
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Action alert: urge Mendelson to add funds to Human Rights and LGBTQ Affairs
DC residents, Please call or email D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and urge him to add more funding for the Office of Human Rights and the Office of LGBTQ Affairs. [...]
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LGBTQ orgs urge increased funding for Human Rights and LGBTQ Affairs
The following group letter was sent today: 4/30/19 Dear Chairman Mendelson and Councilmember Todd: The undersigned LGBTQ organizations urge the DC Council to increase funding for the Office of Human [...]
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GLAA memorial tribute to Ashanti Carmon and Mary Klein
Memorial Tribute Presented by Richard J. Rosendall GLAA 48th anniversary reception Lost Society April 18, 2019 Ashanti Carmon was a 27-year-old trans woman who was murdered early on March 30 [...]
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GLAA Announces 2019 Distinguished Service Awards
GLAA of Washington, DC, is pleased to announce its 2019 Distinguished Service Award recipients. GLAA presents awards to local individuals and organizations that have served the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and [...]
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‘Cardinal Wuerl is not telling the truth’
My latest column in the Washington Blade deals with the Catholic Church’s coverup of sexual abuse of children by priests. Here are excerpts: Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington and [...]
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GLAA responds to Chief Newsham on DC Riot Statute
The following statement is by GLAA President Bobbi Strang: The July 16, 2018 comments by Chief Newsham of the MPD regarding the DC Riot Statute and the failed felony prosecutions [...]
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