Out of 60 in-person tests conducted across D.C., Maryland and Virginia, 75 percent of gender identity testers experienced adverse, differential treatment compared to their cis-gendered counterparts. Adverse differential treatment included differences in quality, quantity or content of services provided to the testers.
Similarly, of the 60 tests, 40 percent of gender identity testers experienced a negative interaction, including but not limited to verbal harassment, rude service, refusal to assist and being followed by an employee or security.
This week’s photograph is of beautiful photography, currently on display at the American University Katzen Arts Center (@AUMuseum_Katzen).
Stranger Lives, is a photographic typology of sunbathing New Yorkers on the stretch of sand between Coney Island and Brighton Beach.
The 40 life sized images on display at the Katzen Art Center …
2016.08.18 DC Sky over Shaw – Washington DC USA 35555
Sky/Clouds, useful for photoshop projects. Washington, DC USA
Above and below in the Flickr pool – Greater Greater Washington
Washington, DC, leads the nation in something else awesome – senior (neighborhood) villages. I kept thinking of all the other groups who could benefit from villages…
A few people have been educating me about the Village “Thing.” (It’s not a place, it’s a concept – The Pasadena Village)
I don’t do any commissioned work or accept payment for photography (and I didn’t this time either), however, I agreed to do a profile of the H Street NE neighborhood for local metropolitan blog/resource UrbanTurf (@UrbanTurf).
This street is going to look nothing like this in 2 years. It’s now being destroyed for the third time in 48 years (the first was following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.). This version will hopefully be sustainable, inclusive, healthy 👍 👍.
Thanks for publishing my photo, Greater Greater Washington (@ggwash), in the attached piece.
The comments on the piece show a diversity of opinions of what people think a changing neighborhood should be and who belongs there.
I met Ruby when Casa Ruby (@CasaRubyDC) was just starting, and I remember that day in 2013 very well. Of course there’s a blog post of it: Washington, DC 2013 Sheroes of the Movement, Leadership.
I had no idea what a delicate situation Ruby was in when during this time. She presented a compelling vision for the future even then, which is what a leader does. Continue reading→