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  1. Comings & GoingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Washington Blade

    The Comings and Goings column is about sharing the professional successes of our community. We want to recognize those landing new jobs, new clients for their business, joining boards of organizations and other achievements.

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  2. Suspects in trans murder targeted victim for robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Washington Blade

    One of two suspects charged in the April 16 stabbing death of transgender woman Keyonna Blakeney, 22, was an acquaintance of Blakeney's and hatched a scheme to meet her at the Red Roof Inn in Rockville, Md., for a date so he and an accomplice could rob her, according to a Montgomery County Police arrest affidavit. The suspect who allegedly initiated the scheme, Arbra Arnie Bethea, 17, and his alleged accomplice, Keith Christopher Renier, 21, are being held without bond on charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy, and armed robbery in connection with Blakeney's murder.

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  3. 9 reasons D.C. is best city for gaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Washington Blade

    The jury is officially in, via my Facebook page, and Washington, D.C., has been declared the best city to be gay. But what makes our nation's capital the ideal urban fruitopia for the LGBT community? Succinctly, today's Washington is the perfect coming together of vibrant neighborhoods, good restaurants, nightlife, events and cute guys.

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  4. Comings & GoingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Washington Blade

    The Comings and Goings column is about sharing the professional successes of our community. We want to recognize those landing new jobs, new clients for their business, joining boards of organizations and other achievements.

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  5. Ancient technique, modern themesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Washington Blade

    Out artist Annie Bissett will see her work featured in "Past/Present/Now! - Watercolor Woodblock Prints" at Charles Krause/Reporting Fine Art . This is the Washington debut of the Massachusetts-based artist who uses a 16th Century Japanese technique to explore themes of today including social and political issues, oppression, loneliness and gay liberation.

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  6. QUEERY: Sara MindelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Washington Blade

    Mother's Day is this weekend and it's a year for change for Sara Mindel. Now divorced, she and her ex will join their 7-year-old son Alexander for a "super-duper Mom's dinner with both moms."

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  7. PHOTOS: Equality N.C. fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Washington Blade

    The Washington Blade joined Mitchell Gold at his store on 14th Street in Washington, D.C. in a fundraiser for Equality North Carolina on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Michael Key has worked as a photojournalist for the Washington Blade since 2009 and is currently serving as the photo editor.

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  8. Blooms, shopping, antiques and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Love mid-century design? Check out the Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour on Saturday, April 30. This Fairfax County, Va., house was designed by Charles Goodman. and offers a stroll through this neighborhood that specializes in mid-century design in Alexandria, Va.

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  9. White House must prioritize Fanning confirmationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Washington Blade

    The time has come for the White House to exert its muscle on behalf of a standout member of our community. Eight months ago our commander-in-chief nominated a man who has a resume that is accomplished even by Washington standards to be Secretary of the Army.

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  10. QUEERY: Michael BentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Since its inception 28 years ago, Food & Friends has provided more than 19 million meals to about 28,700 individuals fighting HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses free of charge in the D.C. Metro area. Its signature event Dining Out for Life is now in its 28th year and will be held Thursday, April 28 with about 65 area restaurants having pledged to contribute anywhere from 25-110 percent of their proceeds that day to Food & Friends.

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  11. Dupont Circle ANC Commissioner Michael Feldstein dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Michael Feldstein, a retired official with the U.S. Agency for International Development and member of the Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission since 2009, died April 13 at his Dupont Circle home of natural causes. He was 73. His brother, Lew Feldstein, and friends said he had been suffering from health problems during the past several months and suffered a setback from a broken hip caused by a recent fall, but they weren't certain of the immediate cause of death.

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  12. Veteran LGBT rights activist Jerry Clark dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Jerry Clark , a long-time LGBT rights and D.C. statehood activist, died April 9. Jerry N. Clark, an attorney, union health and pension fund director, and health care benefits consultant in Washington who for years served as an advocate for the cause of LGBT rights and D.C. statehood died April 9 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington. He was 74. His sister, Melinda Rider, said the cause of death was complications associated with a severe head injury sustained from a fall in January at his home of 40 years in D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood.

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  13. Rainbow Youth Alliance celebrates 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Rainbow Youth Alliance celebrates a decade of service to the community with an anniversary benefit concert at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville on The concert will feature performances from the Rock Creek Singers of the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington and its GenOUT Youth Chorus. Rainbow Youth Alliance is a non-profit support group that helps LGBT youth in Montgomery County and the D.C. metro area.

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  14. QUEERY: JJ VeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Washington Blade

    JJ Vera's involvement with the Rainbow Youth Alliance goes back 10 years to its first meeting. Having joined in his first semester of high school, he was a fixture in the group until age 18. "I've always been so thankful for Rainbow Youth Alliance and try to give back any chance I get," says the 25-year-old Rockville, Md., native. 1 comment

  15. Randy Brewster dies at 54Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Randy Dewain Brewster died on March 27 at his home in Rehoboth Beach, Del., according to clergy at his church. He was 54. No cause of death was given.

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  16. Life in the D.C. gay bubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Let's face it, to be gay and living in Washington, D.C., at this moment - we're pretty fortunate. I was reminded of this while having cocktails with work colleagues last Sunday afternoon.

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  17. Gay couple gets 15 months for health care fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Washington Blade

    A statement released by the U.S. Attorney's Office says Russell Sveda and Richard Victor Schachter signed statements admitting they submitted a series of false claims for reimbursement of medical services they claimed Sveda received while the two were living in Germany. A federal judge in Washington on March 10 sentenced a gay retired State Department official and his husband to 15 months incarceration for a scheme that prosecutors say enabled them to obtain at least $257,000 through false medical claims from a federal employee health insurance plan.

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  18. Journey to EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Passover begins at sundown on Friday, April 22 this year and runs through the evening of Saturday, April 30. In April, the Blade will run Passover service listings at LGBT-affirming synagogues. This listing is not meant to be comprehensive as many churches in the region are LGBT-affirming.

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  19. PHOTOS: Boots, Class & SassRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Washington Blade

    The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington held a dress rehersal for 'Boots, Class & Sass' at the Lincoln Theatre on Saturday, March 12. The Chorus performed alongside the LGBT youth chorus GenOUT and the D.C. Cowboys. For tickets and showtimes, visit GMCW.org .

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  20. Spring Arts 2016: concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Club icon David Guetta will be doing a set at EchoStage on Friday, March 4. On Saturday, March 5, don't miss D.C. legend Rich Morel and Jason Barnes in their new collaborative project Sistr Midn9t. They're on a bill with Prince Rama at Comet Ping Pong located at 5037 Conn.

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