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World AIDS Day 2011

The nation’s capital marked World AIDS Day with a number of events on Dec. 1

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The nation’s capital marked World AIDS Day with a number of events on Thursday, beginning with a forum at George Washington University entitled “the Beginning of the End of AIDS” hosted by ONE and (RED). Speakers at the event included Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton as well as AIDS advocates Alicia Keys and Bono. The discussion was moderated by CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta. Later in the day, Whitman-Walker Health held the annual World AIDS Day candlelight vigil at Dupont Circle. Speakers at the vigil included Whitman-Walker executive director Don Blanchon and D.C. Mayor Vince Gray.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

 

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PHOTOS: Flag Football playoffs

LGBTQ league plays at Carter Barron Field

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The D.C. Gay Flag Football League held its playoffs at Carter Barron Field on Sunday. The winners advance to the championships on Nov. 21. Visit DCGFFL.org for more information.

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PHOTOS: SMYAL Fall Brunch

Annual fundraiser held for LGBTQ youth programs

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The LGBTQ youth services organization SMYAL held its annual Fall Brunch at the Marriott Marquis on Saturday, Nov. 6. Jonathan Capehart served as the emcee.

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PHOTOS: Freddie’s Follies

Many patrons dressed in Halloween costumes to watch Saturday’s drag show

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Patrons dressed in Halloween costumes to watch the Freddie’s Follies drag show at Freddie’s Beach Bar and Grill in Arlington, Va. on Saturday.

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