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
The previous needs assessment for the Washington, DC, trans community was pretty well done, distributed on a 10-page PDF with helpful infographics. This takes things to the next level.
As the title says and the report reads, this is a professionally produced, helpful tool, to assist communities (and health care) in making sure everyone has what they need to achieve their life goals. That’s kind of the definition of social innovation.
The report includes all the right comparisons (in my opinion) – to the general Washington, DC population as well as the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, last done in 2011, with the 2015 report coming soon. Continue reading→
It’s my first 42 megapixel photo. I wouldn’t use those pixels on any other city . Continue reading→
Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States (@KPMidAtlantic) KP-Pride Multicultural Business Resource Group is proud to participate as care provider to one of the largest cohorts of HIV positive people in the United States, and in the era of ending HIV, as one of the largest preventers of HIV infection.
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→