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By Front Desk on July 22, 2016 3:00 PM

The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC presents a 2016 Summer Camp for LGBTQA youth, GenOUT! Calling all singers between the ages of 13 and 18 to join the GenOUT.....
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By Front Desk on July 21, 2016 4:02 PM

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, July 27th to honor and celebrate a life that was taken from us too soon, Dee Dee Dodds. The service.....
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By Front Desk on July 19, 2016 6:14 PM

You're invited to the next Center Faith Meeting, happening Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.! Center Faith meets on the third Monday of the month at the DC.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 4:32 PM

Remember Field Day - that day in elementary school when everyone got to play outside instead of doing schoolwork?  Well, we're bringing it back!  Join us for a field day.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 4:31 PM

Are you planning to come out? Maybe you have just recently come out? Join us for a coming out discussion group meeting at the DC Center for the LGBT.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 4:05 PM

The hottest seats in DC this summer are returning this August! Kastles Stadium at the GW Smith Center will once again play host to Mylan World TeamTennis, as the Kastles.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 3:40 PM

This Friday, our bi-weekly Survivor Support Group will feature art therapy, led by a violence survivor who has used art to heal herself from her own personal trauma. Jo.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 1:47 PM

A panel moderated by co-authors Rachelne Maltese and Erin McRae! Racheline Maltese is a queer writer living a big life from a small space. She flies planes, sails boats,.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 1:42 PM

Readings from Alexis De Veaux and Victor Yates! Alexis De Veaux was born and raised in Harlem, the product of two merging streams of black history in New York.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 1:27 PM

Close out another great OutWrite festival with Regie Cabico! Regie Cabico's work appears in over 30 anthologies including The Spoken Word Revolution (Sourcebooks, 2003), Chorus & The Outlaw Bible.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 1:16 PM

Join us for a reading from their book, "We Believe You", followed by a panel on storytelling and activism! Annie E. Clark is a co-founder of End Rape on.....
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By Front Desk on July 18, 2016 12:45 PM

The Center Bi monthly round table is an opportunity for people to gather in order to discuss issues related to bisexuality or as Bi individuals in a private setting......
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By Front Desk on July 15, 2016 5:40 PM

The Transgender community condemns the murder of Dee Dee Dodds, a 22-year old transgender woman who was brutally shot in the neck and left to die in the 200 Block.....
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By Front Desk on July 15, 2016 5:29 PM

The Fairfax County Public School Board recently released regulations about treating transgender students with dignity and fairness. We welcome measured discussion about details, but express concern that the implementation not.....
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By Front Desk on July 15, 2016 3:05 PM

Tell the DC Prison System to work for #solutionsnotsolitary and keep Keon Herder safe from anti-gay attacks without the use of solitary confinement by signing our petition. LGBTQ individuals are.....
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By Front Desk on July 15, 2016 12:21 PM

Reel Affirmations will be screening the film Summertime on Friday, July 22nd for 7pm and 9pm screenings. Summertime tells the story of Carole and Delphine, who meet and fall in.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 5:33 PM

The DC Center for the LGBT Community stands firmly in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement denouncing the use of excessive force and the racial profiling against people of.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 5:32 PM

Are you planning to come out? Maybe you have just recently come out? Join us for a coming out discussion group meeting at the DC Center for the LGBT.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 2:58 PM

Finding the Power of Your Voice: How a Writer Connects With a Wide Audience Every writer needs to find and use their authentic voice; think of it as the.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 2:50 PM

Strategies for Revealing the Self on the Page. A Workshop with John Copenhaver. Revelation in fiction comes in many forms. In a murder mystery, the curtain is pulled back.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 2:43 PM

A workshop with Imani Sims! Afrofuturism is the act of projecting the african american aesthetic into the future and exploring technological advancement on black culture. Artists like Octavia Butler,.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 2:36 PM

A Workshop from M-E Girard. Writers spend time crafting and polishing the query letter that will hopefully land them an agent, however the process of querying goes much beyond.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 2:22 PM

Fuego y Hielo, poesía en español y inglés por: Fuego y Hielo, featuring poetry in Spanish and English, by: Ana Maria Rodriguez Raquel Hernandez Lucy Murphy Sherry Van Crawford.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 1:44 PM

reading from Gregg Shapiro, Wayne Hoffman and Georgette Gouveia. Gregg Shapiro is the author of Fifty Degrees (Seven Kitchens, 2016), selected by Ching-In Chen as co-winner of the Robin.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 1:30 PM

Readings from Tim Murphy, Joe Okonkwo & Mecca Jamilah Sulllivan. Tim Murphy has reported on HIV/AIDS for twenty years, for such publications as Poz magazine, where he was an.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 12:46 PM

The AQUA Board hopes you are enjoying your summer! We've got some exciting plans for y'all to meet up and get to know each other so see below for details!.....
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By Front Desk on July 14, 2016 12:42 PM

The Korean American and Asian Pacific Islander (API) communities in general have a difficult time accepting their LGBTQ children and family members. When they discover their child is LGBTQ,.....
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By Front Desk on July 13, 2016 6:25 PM

Looking to meet interesting and like-minded people in a fun environment? Join us for the Transgender Support and Discussion Group! All are welcome for who they are, regardless of.....
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By Front Desk on July 12, 2016 5:27 PM

The DC Center for the LGBT Community is happy to be partnering with local activist Dee Curry to put on Solutions for Wellness 2016! Solutions for Wellness 2016 aims to.....
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By Front Desk on July 12, 2016 12:43 PM

Learn skills to be safer and confident as you head off to school, work, or travel. This is a high-risk time for sexual assault, especially by someone you know,.....
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By Front Desk on July 11, 2016 6:23 PM

Celebrate the launch of One of a Kind Like Me/Único Como Yo in Washington DC - a billingual book that affirms freedom of gender expression in young children. Join.....
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By Front Desk on July 8, 2016 3:35 PM

Join us for an evening of music by Jason Robert Brown and more. A benefit to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. Featuring cast members from the National Tour of.....
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By Front Desk on July 6, 2016 6:27 PM

The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club is the voice of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Democrats in the District of Columbia. Established in 1976, Gertrude Stein is one of.....
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By Front Desk on July 6, 2016 5:51 PM

KhushDC Is offering a support group for the South Asian LGBTQ community on every third Saturday at The DC Center. It is a safe space to discuss relationships, sexuality,.....
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By Front Desk on July 5, 2016 5:01 PM

**Updated: Open to people of all genders who meet the criteria below!** - Do you live in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia? - Are you between 18 and 25.....
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