Category: News

GLAA primary ratings in the news
GLAA’s ratings of DC Council primary candidates have been in the news. Here are some links. The Winner of the Ward 2 Primary is Anyone’s Guess Mitch Ryals (Loose Lips), [...]
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Points breakdown for GLAA primary ratings 2020
Note: Ratings marked with an asterisk (*) indicate a candidate who did not return GLAA’s questionnaire and was therefore rated solely on their known record on GLAA’s issues. At-Large Robert [...]
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Robert White, Jordan Grossman Top GLAA Ratings
Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, DC, P.O. Box 75265, Washington, DC 20013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2020 Contact: Rick Rosendall 202-328-6278 Robert White, Jordan Grossman Lead GLAA [...]
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Abused refugee hangs himself outside UNHCR office in Nairobi
Refugee Flag Kenya posted on Facebook early Monday morning, April 13, accompanied by awful photos and a video of a young man hanging from a tree: ERNEST MWIRU, One of [...]
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Tennessee honors Nathan Bedford Forrest
I posted the following thoughts this morning to Facebook: I repost the magisterial remarks of Ta-Nehisi Coates from the hearing on H.R.40 last month because he observed, among other things, [...]
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Blade: Second transgender woman killed in Fairmount Heights
Michael K. Lavers of the Washington Blade reports: A transgender woman was killed in Fairmount Heights on Thursday. Major Brian Reilly of the Prince George’s County Police Department told reporters [...]
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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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Fair Budget Coalition issues FY20 budget report
This just in: Fair Budget Coalition is extremely proud to roll out our FY20 Budget Report! This report came about because of all your hard work and dedication, and we are looking forward [...]
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Racial bias and the murder of Philando Castile
O.U.T.R.A.G.E. Without the assumption of black criminality, Philando Castile, a school worker beloved by students, would still be alive. Without dozens of pretextual police stops, the risk of tragedy would [...]
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Lively escapes “crimes against humanity” lawsuit
Nick Duffy reports in PinkNews: Massachusetts hate preacher Scott Lively is one of the world’s most notorious homophobes, and has been linked to anti-gay laws in a number of countries. [...]
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