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Puerto Rico: A year after Hurricane Maria

Residents trying to return to sense of normalcy

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Sunset in San Juan’s Ocean Park neighborhood on Sept. 21, 2018. (Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers)

SAN JUAN — Sept. 20 marked a year since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico.

Many of the U.S. commonwealth’s more than 3 million residents are trying to return to some sense of normalcy, but signs of Maria’s destruction remain visible throughout Puerto Rico. Anger over the pace of recovery and President Trump’s response to Maria remain widespread across the island.

The Washington Blade was in Puerto Rico from Sept. 18-22 to report on the first anniversary of Maria and its continued impact on the island’s LGBTI community. (Washington Blade photos by Michael K. Lavers)

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PHOTOS: Not Another Drag Show

‘Blackout Edition’ celebrates musical artists of the 1990s

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Drag performer Tiffany D. Carter hosted “Not Another Drag Show: Blackout Edition” at Dupont Italian Kitchen Bar on Monday. Performers included Carter, Nubia Love-Jackson, Uju Betta and Echinacea. The show featured the songs of Black artists popular in the 1990s.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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PHOTOS: Say it ain’t snow!

Storm transforms D.C. into winter wonderland

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A snowstorm transformed D.C. into a winter wonderland on Monday.

More than 8” of snow fell in D.C., with some parts of Maryland and Northern Virginia receiving over a foot. The storm paralyzed traffic throughout the DMV and prompted federal government offices to close for the day. The D.C. Snowball Fight Association organized a snowball fight on the National Mall.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael K. Lavers)

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PHOTOS: Front Runners holiday party

LGBTQ social, activity group holds end-of-year gathering at All Souls Episcopal

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The LGBTQ running, walking and social group D.C. Front Runners held a holiday party at All Souls Episcopal Church on Saturday.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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