I so love the innovation of the Washington, DC community, which is the highlight of this week’s Photo Friday. It shows the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health’s (@KPTotalHealth) hug timer deployed at this month’s Transportation Techies (@TechiesDC) meetup.
More about the hug timer here: The Hug Timer : A respectful way to guide and show gratitude during discussions Continue reading→
November 20th is the annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance: Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Biographies of those who did not survive were read by attendees, like this one: I don’t remember news … Continue reading Photo Friday: 2015 International Transgender Day of Remembrance, Washington, DC USA
It’s my first 42 megapixel photo. I wouldn’t use those pixels on any other city . Continue reading→
This week’s photograph was taken at the annual Dupont Circle High Heel Race, in its 29th year. Mayor of Washington, DC, Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) is pictured with the Fanta women. It’s a great night where the diversity of the community is celebrated by all.
One of my colleagues mentioned what a change it is to have police working in partnership to promote safety and a fun event. In fact, Sergeant Jessica Hawkins, the head of the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit was there with us the entire time. Jessica also happens to be a transgender woman. Continue reading→
I found this scene fascinating because it’s a snapshot of how are cities are changing, in multiple dimensions.
On the left is the LEED Gold headquarters of National Public Radio (@NPR). The middle building is empty. If you take a closer look (see the other photos) you can tell what it used to house (hint: “thrive”), and if you think the building on the right are luxury condos (which has been my thought as I walk past the high rise modern structure on most days), like me, you’d be wrong. Continue reading→
This past weekend in Washington, DC. More information at @JusticeOrElse
It’s 20 years later. The journey isn’t over. Continue reading→
Isn’t America beautiful, and specifically its capital city, which is the most protective of LGBTQ people of any state in the United States.
I took this photograph from the top of the Warner Building, which was the location of the annual DC Center for the LGBT Community (@TheDCCenter) Fall Reception, which was also sponsored by Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States (@KPMidAtlantic). Continue reading→