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Houston city hall lit in trans flag colors to honor slain transgender woman

Tracy Single is the 15th transgender woman of color known to have been killed so far this year The post Houston city hall lit in trans flag colors to honor slain transgender woman appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Trump administration tells Supreme Court to make discriminating against trans people legal

Justice Department wants SCOTUS to rule that Title VII doesn't protect trans workers from sex discrimination The post Trump administration tells Supreme Court to make discriminating against trans people legal appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Log Cabin Republicans endorse Trump, claiming he’s benefited the LGBTQ community. That’s absurd.

Nation's largest LGBTQ Republican group believes that four more years of Trump-Pence is a good thing. The post Log Cabin Republicans endorse Trump, claiming he’s benefited the LGBTQ community. That’s absurd. appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Oregon homophobe becomes first person charged under state’s new hate crime law

Robert Oden allegedly attacked three men leaving a gay bar in Portland The post Oregon homophobe becomes first person charged under state’s new hate crime law appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

‘Straight Pride’ organizer says event will go ahead despite permit rejection

Anti-LGBTQ event has been called “white supremacy masquerading as straight pride" The post ‘Straight Pride’ organizer says event will go ahead despite permit rejection appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Jeffrey Epstein compared pedophilia with homosexuality before he died

Epstein called criminalizing sex with underage girls an "aberration" and compared it with the fight for gay rights The post Jeffrey Epstein compared pedophilia with homosexuality before he died appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

The Costumes of Aladdin: An interview with designer Gregg Barnes

Gregg Barnes pulled out all the colorful, glittery, glamorous stops when creating the 337 costumes for Disney's "Aladdin" The post The Costumes of Aladdin: An interview with designer Gregg Barnes appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

HRC making ‘six-figure’ investment in Virginia elections to boost pro-LGBTQ candidates

New HRC president Alphonso David wants to flip the Virginia House and elect more pro-LGBTQ candidates The post HRC making ‘six-figure’ investment in Virginia elections to boost pro-LGBTQ candidates appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Forum: Sex Work is Work

Decriminalizing sex work is a step that can start a monumental series of changes in our community The post Forum: Sex Work is Work appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Forum: Decriminalizing and destigmatizing sex work will make the District safer for transgender women

At Whitman-Walker Health, and in the Gender Affirming Care team in particular, we know that shame and stigma steal the quality of our health and wellbeing. We choose to not stigmatize our patients who work in the sex trade. Recent reports of the murders of transgender women of color, individuals our staff knew in community, […] The post Forum: Decriminalizing and destigmatizing sex work will make the District safer for transgender women appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Out On the Town: D.C. arts and entertainment highlights — August 15-21

Everything arts and entertainment in the D.C. area this week! The post Out On the Town: D.C. arts and entertainment highlights — August 15-21 appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Editor’s Picks: Sound of Music, As You Like It, Rufus Wainwright, Best in Show, and more!

Our picks of the best arts and entertainment in the D.C. area this week! The post Editor’s Picks: Sound of Music, As You Like It, Rufus Wainwright, Best in Show, and more! appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

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