Photo Friday: Historic Vermont Avenue, NW, Renewed for 2018, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Historic Vermont Avenue, NW, Renewed for 2018, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph is of historic Vermont, Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC (of course), following its annual renewal. In this, the 50th year anniversary of the most important years in Washington’s history, new history is available for the first time, including this piece, thanks to the amazing @dc1968project: #otd wed 7 feb #1968 @vernardrgray took …

Photo Friday: Whether it’s #LGBTQ or #LCHF, Invisibility is so 20th Century

Photo Friday: Whether it's #LGBTQ or #LCHF, Invisibility is so 20th Century

Invisibility was tried in the last century and it didn’t work. At all. This week’s photograph is actually a selection of photographs from the last week, because of all the reminders of what can happen when visibility is the norm.

I meet people regularly who are able to participate in society as their authentic selves now. At the same time, some of them, especially our youth, are still forced from their homes for being who they are, and violence is still directed at humans of all ages based on their identities.

In the world of nutrition, I also meet people regularly wha are able to participate in society as their diabetes-free selves, as well as their physicians, nurses, and dieticians who are supporting them. At the same time, as well, these professionals can feel isolated or marginalized because they believe in data over dogma.

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Photo Friday: People’s March for Justice, Equity and Peace, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: People's March for Justice, Equity and Peace, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph is a composite of one I took at the People’s March for Justice, Equity and Peace, on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., in Washington, DC. It’s taken in front of Ben’s Chili Bowl (@BensChiliBowl) which has special significance to communities here: DC leaders of SNCC (the …

Photo Friday: What have you done to support Equality today & why eliminating LGBTQ Health Disparities is More Possible than Ever

Photo Friday: What have you done to support Equality today & why eliminating LGBTQ Health Disparities is More Possible than Ever

This week’s photograph was taken in Washington, DC (of course). I was honored to volunteer to capture a morning workout session led by volunteers and leaders of the Human Rights Campaign (@HRC). I have found that many of my medical professional colleagues don’t know what the Human Rights Campaign is, so for their benefit: As …

Photo Friday: What a Leader Looks Like

Photo Friday: What a Leader Looks Like

In my experience in Washington, DC, I have enjoyed the reality that leaders come in many different forms, across the spectrum of humanity. See this example: Thanks for publishing my photo and WhatAParentLooksLike: Trans Discrimination: From Lunch Counters to Refused Hot Wings. I enjoy all the reminders, on every walking meeting, this one through the …

Photo Friday: The Lot at the Liz Under Construction & 40 Years of Compassion, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: The Lot at the Liz Under Construction & 40 Years of Compassion, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph was taken on historic 14th Street Northwest, in Washington, DC, USA (of course). It’s this historic because this is what the building looked like in 1942: There’s a lot of history between 1942 and 2018, including the destruction of this street following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., another destruction following …

Photo Friday: The future is Low Carb, Low Carbon, LGBTQ, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: The future is Low Carb, Low Carbon, LGBTQ, Washington, DC USA

Being #carfreeDC along with 38% of the other households in Washington, DC, and the city with the 3rd highest percentage of people who bike to work has its advantages. Isn’t Washington, DC beautiful? Speaking of the title, I am getting ready to do something I’ve never done before, which is post some of my personal …