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Pride

Tracy and Josh on Fighting for D.C.

I used to work in the Maryland State Legislature, and people there felt like they could progress up the ladder and ...

Aminate on Being a Blessing

Everyone calls me 'Ma,' even the older folks, because I am a giver. I feed the hungry and help the needy. When you ...

Jim on Being a Witness to History

Our community has long been built on sharing the history and traditions with the people before and after us. I reme...

Toni on Feeling Like a Woman

I have always felt like a woman. I can remember the times when my father would buy me baseballs, footballs, and all...

Dan on Feeling Whole

In India, I went to a fundamentalist Christian school all of my life where we never talked about sex ever...I mean,...

Annie aka dj vANNIETY Kills on Creating a Diverse Dance Floor

To me, the diversity is so important because I grew up in a very traditional Vietnamese home. I had a long progress...

Imam Daayiee Abdullah on Pushing the Limits of Acceptance

This week, People's District will tell a series of stories from D.C.'s LGBT community in honor of Pride week. These...