Each week over the summer we will be highligbt a different member of our team. First up is Lucius Campany. Lucius is our summer Advocacy intern and will be working with several DC Center Programs including the DC Anti-Violence Project, the Youth Working Group, and Center Global. Lucius is also taking the lead on organizing this year’s Veterans Day Memorial Service.
April 22, Taurus
Why did you start working at The DC Center?
I wanted to get involved in issues that affect people in the DC LGBTQ+ community, specifically working with issues in advocacy and representation.
What is music anthem?
Come on Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runner or anything by Carley Rae Jepsen the queen of pop
What is your favorite part about the LGBTQ+ community?
The culture that has grown among queer people #MakeNelliesQueerAgain
What is your favorite spot in DC and what do you do there?
Nellie’s Sports Bar…when they take my song requests.
What do you think the LGBTQ+ community needs to improve on?
We need to have more accepting views of gender presentation and expressions.
What is your favorite Queer movie?
The Way He Looks (2014)
What has been your favorite moment while working in The DC Center?
As corny as it sounds, getting to know the staff and marching in the Pride Parade with the center.
What clothing item is a staple in your wardrobe?
Anything and everything that is skin tight enough to start cutting off my circulation.
What color would you paint the White House, given the chance?
Who do you most look up to in the queer community?
Perfume Genius because I feel like in both their music and life they are a strong representation of what it means to be Queer.