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PHOTOS: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Annual observance held at MCC-DC

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Jessica Xavier lights the Candle of Life at the 2019 observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

The D.C. observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance was held at the Metropolitan Community Church of Washington on Nov. 20. Speakers included Ms. Monroe Alise, Kymberly Gordon of Damien Ministries, Alphonso Davis of the Human Rights Campaign, June Crenshaw of the Wanda Alston Foundation and Tiara Moten of No Justice, No Pride.

Music was provided by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, Agape Praise of the Unity Fellowship Church and Jazmin Sutherlin.

The names of the transgender women killed this year were read aloud by community members. (Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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PHOTOS: Colorful Fest Block Party

Capital Pride holds fair at Union Market

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Cheer DC performs a routine at Colorful Fest 2021. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

The Capital Pride Alliance held the ‘Colorful Fest’ block party and fair at Union Market on Sunday, Oct. 17.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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PHOTOS: ‘Coming Out’ party at Dupont Underground

Drag queens and kings perform for an enthusiastic crowd

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Local drag legend Shi-Queeta Lee performs for the crowd at Dupont Underground on Oct. 8. (Blade photo by Michael Key)

The Washington Blade held a National Coming Out Day party at Dupont Underground on Friday. Drag performers at the event included Shi-Queeta Lee, Citrine, Druex Sidora, Molasses, Sasha Adams and Cake.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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PHOTOS: DC Frontrunners 40th anniversary

Awards ceremony and party held at Jack Rose Dining Saloon

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(Blade photo by Michael Key)

The LGBTQ+ and allies running, walking, and social club DC Frontrunners held its 40th anniversary celebration and awards ceremony at Jack Rose Dining Saloon on Saturday.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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