Seeking young African American men, transgender women, or gender non-conforming youth who have sexual interest in men for a research study on mentorship. If you are a mentor to such a young person ages 15-24 or you are a young person with sexual interest in males and are being mentored by an adult in Baltimore/DC/Philly, call/text James Conley, III for info: 443-354-2537. Interviews take 1 hour, and you will earn a $50 gift card.
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Lissette Miller (they/she) is a queer Black Latinx Miami grrrl living and breathing in DC. She coordinates Center Latinx at the DC LGBT Center, is a yoga student and aspiring teacher, and also works as a Spanish-English interpreter and translator. Lissette aims to cultivate affirming and accessible spaces of joy and healing wherever she is called.
Why did you start working at The DC Center?
I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to work at my local lgbtq center and coordinate Latinx-centered programming. I’m honored to work alongside dedicated staff and community members who have been organizing queer spaces in DC for decades.
What is your music anthem?
Currently anything Cardi B and Bad Bunny
What is your favorite part about the LGBTQ+ community?
Our joy, our ancestors’ fire (thank you Marsha and Sylvia), our dance parties, our resilience
What is your favorite spot in DC and what do you do there?
Any place that hasn’t been gentrified
What do you think the LGBTQ+ community needs to improve on?
Our internalized anti-Blackness, transphobia, ableism, and classism.
What is your favorite Queer movie?
Mosquita y Mari
What has been your favorite moment while working in The DC Center?
Any time my coworkers make me laugh
What clothing item is a staple in your wardrobe?
Does lipstick count?
What color would you paint the White House, given the chance?
Black sprinkled with glitter
Who do you most look up to in the queer community?
Black, Indigenous, and immigrant youth and elders
The DC Center for the LGBT Community is considering starting a support group for LGBTQ people of color. The aim of this group is to support and address the issues that people of color in the LGBTQ communities may be struggling.
We are excited about this opportunity, and we hope you are, too! Please take a few minutes to answer the questions. Your responses will help us gauge general interest and help shape the structure of the support group.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please also feel free to email Ping, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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TEAM (Together – Equitable – Accessible – Meaningful) Training Study
*en español abajo*
The TEAM education program aims to improve the productivity of patient-provider interactions to promote accessible, equitable and patient-centered care that results in better health outcomes for those impacted by cancer.
We are actively recruiting individuals for telephone interviews who have experienced a diagnosis of cancer, who identify as female, transgender, or genderqueer, and who identify as a:
- Racial minority (e.g. African American, African Immigrant, Native American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Asian American, Middle Eastern etc.)
- Ethnic minority (e.g. Hispanic/Latinx)
- Sexual minority (e.g. Lesbian, Bisexual, Pansexual, etc.)
- Religious minority (e.g. Muslim, Jewish, Jehovah’s Witness, Buddhist, Hindu, Atheist, Agnostic, etc.)
- Resident of a rural area
Our team at GW is conducting interviews in English and Spanish to inform the development of educational resources for health care providers. Call 202-823-3376 Monday-Saturday between 9am-9pm ET if you would like to participate or learn more! You will receive a $50 Amazon gift card if you complete the focus group.
Ha recibido un diagnostico de cancer? Cuentenos su historia. Los investigadores del Centro de Cancer de la Universidad George Washington estan buscando personas para participar en una entrevista grupal que:
- Tengan 18 años de edad o mas
- Recibieron atencion medica por un diagnostico de cancer en Estados Unidos
- Se identifican como mujeres, transgenero o genderqueer
Llamen al 202-823-3853 de lunes a sabado de 9am a 9pm ET si desea participar o conocer mas! Recibira una tarjeta de regalo de Amazon de $50 si completa la entrevista grupal. Vea el volante abajo para mas informacion.
DiCción Queer, in partnership with TRADE and Gays Against Guns DC, invites the community to the performance of DC Love – a Tribute: a Community Event to Commemorate the Casualties at Pulse Nightclub. The performance takes place at TRADE, 1410 14th Street, NW, on Monday, June 12th from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. and will include dramatic readings, solo dances and songs to commemorate the casualties and pay tribute to those who lost loved ones at the Pulse nightclub shooting one year ago.
The performance aspires to serve as a catalyst for an open discussion on gun violence and the LGBTQ+ community. At the end of the tribute, actors and audience will initiate a candlelight procession that will end at Dupont Circle, site of the Pride Fund’s Candle Light Vigil to End Gun Violence.
The community performance will happen with the support of Gays Against Guns, Pride, and Colectivo de Artistas Latinx.
About DiCción Queer: DiCción Queer is a bilingual LGBTQ+ Latinx arts organization active in the Washington DC metropolitan area with the purpose of developing, nurturing, and supporting the Latinx LGBTQ+ arts. Check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DiccionQueer/
Since 1991, DC Black Pride (DCBP) has been held annually during Memorial Day Weekend in our nation’s capital — Washington, D. C.
Year after year, more than 50,000 men and women from all over the world attend DCBP and experience the great culture and history of the Washington, DC area. Attendees have come to expect only quality social and non-social events.
DCBP is the inspiration for numerous annual Black LGBT pride events in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Brazil, Africa and the Caribbean since its founding.
DCBP looks forward to seeing you May 26 through 29 for DC Black Pride 2017. This year’s theme, The Ties that Bind: Twenty Seven Years of DC Black Pride, celebrates the strong bonds within the LGBT communitiy.
Please visit http://www.dcblackpride.org/schedule.htm for more information on the workshops, parties, and community events!
See You There!!!
- Housing for One Year
- Intensive Case Management for educational, vocational, health and other needs
- In-House Mental Health Counseling
- Assistance finding jobs
- Support in accessing public benefits
- Food, laundry, showers, computers, diapers, clothing, and more
Thank you to Collective Action for Safe Spaces, The Baltimore Transgender Alliance, SWOP Baltimore, and everyone who came out to support GiGi Thomas on the first day of her trial! The trial continues today and GiGi will testify on Wednesday. Sign up to offer car rides or secure a ride to join us back at the courthouse tomorrow to #FreeGiGi and demand an end to violence against trans women of color!: https://docs.google.com/forms/
Wednesday, March 1st from 9am until 5pm
Prince George’s County District Court
¡Gracias a Collective Action for Safe Spaces, The Baltimore Transgender Alliance, SWOP Baltimore y todxs quienes pudieron asistir el primer dia del juicio de GiGi Thomas! Su juicio continua hoy, y mañana miercoles GiGi dara su testiminio — estaremos ahi el miercoles para apoyar a GiGi. Si necesita aventon, o si tiene carro y le puede dar aventon a otrxs, por favor contacteme por correo electronico a email@example.com. Juntxs vamos a liberar a GiGi y terminar la violencia contra las mujeres trans de color!
miercoles 1ro de marzo de las 9 AM hasta las 5 PM
Corte del Distrito del Condado de Prince George’s en Maryland
14735 Main Street, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772
Students who are currently enrolled in an academic program, as well as individuals who have recently completed studies.
A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent is generally expected (with withdrawals and incompletes explained).
Ability to work a minimum of twenty hours per week. These internships are unpaid.
Funding is available on a competitive basis from the Office of Fellowships and Internships.
The Smithsonian Institution welcomes the opportunity to work cooperatively with schools seeking to grant academic credit for internships. Applicants are encouraged to initiate arrangements for credit with their college or university. The Smithsonian does not grant academic credit.
Internships occur during the summer, fall, and spring from 10 to 15 weeks, beginning June 1, September 15, and January 15. Start dates and duration are flexible and arranged in coordination with the supervisor.
Summer Internships: March 15
Fall Internships: July 15
Spring Internships: October 15
Applicants interested in combining an internship at the NMAAHC with a paid intern through the Minority Internship Program, Native American Internship Program, or James E. Webb Internship for Minority Undergraduate Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students in Business and Public Administration must submit an application by the deadline for these programs. For more information, see the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships.
Part-time, 3-6 month intern projects will take place throughout the year. Specific start and end dates and hours will be determined by the intern supervisor and the intern. This is an unpaid internship.
Internships will take place at the National Museum of African American History and Culture office at Capital Gallery, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, accessible by Metro Yellow/Green & Blue/Orange/Silver Lines.
An internship appointment is conditional, subject to your successful completion of a pre-appointment background investigation for a non-critical, sensitive position.
How to Apply
Please apply using the Smithsonian online application system. Paper applications will not be considered.
Please be aware that complete applications must include the following:
Internship program application form
Academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
Personal essay (use this to tell us how the internship will advance your academic/career goals)
Two letters of reference
Essential Tips for the Online Application
Do NOT submit your application until all necessary components are uploaded (i.e., transcripts, personal essay, resume). Once submitted you cannot upload or change anything within the application.
An unofficial or official transcript can be uploaded by first scanning the document and saving it as a .pdf or .jpeg. Please do not mail the transcript separately.
Make sure that you click the “Send Email” button. This triggers the system to email your references with instructions for uploading the reference letter. Please advise your references of this in advance.