Meet The Staff: Lizette

Welcome Lizette to the DC Center! As the social media and advocacy intern this summer, she looks forward to celebrating Pride month and getting to meet others in the community. You can meet her at the DC Center on weekdays and some evenings.


Birthdate, Astro Sign

October 25 – Scorpio


Where are you originally from? 

I was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, but I grew up in Portland, Oregon!


Why did you start working at the DC Center?

I always loved how social media could be used for advocacy, so I wanted to work in a position that would allow me to explore that further. I was also drawn to the DC Center because after being remote for the past year, I wanted to reconnect with people and foster community. 


What has been your favorite part about working at the DC Center?

Meeting and working with the staff!


What is your music anthem? 

Home by BTS


What is your favorite part about the LGBTQ+ community? 

Being able to find my second family


What is your favorite spot in DC and what do you do there? 

Unfortunately, I’ve never visited DC, but I’ve always wanted to see the cherry blossoms in person!


What is your favorite queer movie?  

The Handmaiden


What color would you paint the White House, given the chance?  



Who do you look up to in the queer community?

Roxane Gay and Audre Lorde

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