Please ask your federal legislators to prevent and respond to discrimination and violence against LGBT people globally by becoming an Original Cosponsor of the International Human Rights Defense Act of 2015.
MetroTeenAIDS can now provide free individual and group therapy sessions to lgbtq youth and young adults who have been victims of crime thanks to a grant from the DC Office of Victim Services.
Work sustaining the work of the human rights subjected to forced migration and organizing for the refugee congress LGBTI caucus.
Washington, D.C office
Email: africanrights2008(at)gmail.com or rclgbticaucus(at)gmail.com
Wednesday, January 28, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045
Hour-long panel, followed by Q&A
Equality Maryland is partnering with Hearts & Homes and PFLAG Howard County to host an Information Session for potential foster parents, specifically in consideration of the needs of LGBT foster youth.
Tuesday, February 10
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way
Razia Kosi, is a mental health professional, the co-founder of Counselors Helping (South) Asians/Indians, Inc. (CHAI) and the Cultural Proficiency Specialist with the Howard County Public School System. Her daughter Maya, a high school senior, recently penned a moving essay entitled “I Was Born Pansexual. The Diagnosis Came Later.” about her journey and the lack of support LGBTQ youth face from our society.
Tuesday, February 3, | Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
The Day of Action is all about empowering LGBT and allied Virginians to create positive change; meet legislators and discuss bills important to the LGBT community; and attend workshops hosted by some of the area’s top attorneys and fellow activists
PFLAG National—the nation’s largest organization for parents, families, friends and allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)— released the following statement from Executive Director Jody M. Huckaby on the issue of religious exemptions and the law
PFLAG Professionals & Family Gender Conference
November 14th and 15th
The event is an amazing opportunity for parents, caregivers, teens, children, and the professionals that support them to come together to discuss the concepts of gender identity and expression.
Professional’s Day: Workshops, discussions & networking for medical, mental health, legal, and education professionals.
Family Day: Workshops for parents and caregivers. Special teen program. Kids and tween camps.
6th Annual Northern Virginia Interfaith Trans* Day of Remembrance Service-November 20, UU Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton, VA
Thursday, November 20, 7:30 p.m.
UU Congregation of Fairfax
2709 Hunter Mill Rd. in Oakton, VA
This annual service memorializes those who have died as a result of transphobia –the hatred or fear of transgender and people who do not conform to society’s gender stereotypes.
Thursday, November 20, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
First Unitarian Church
Franklin and Charles Sts.
Baltimore, MD 21202
Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Service. Please join us as we honor and remember those whose lives were cut short