Author: Randy

Dignity/Washington to testify in Annapolis, Feb. 10, 2012

On Friday, February 10th, the Maryland House of Delegates is holding a hearing in Annapolis on The Civil Marriage Protection Act of 2012. Testimony will be heard in two shifts: 9am-2pm and 2pm-7pm.  Our Chapter President, Allen Rose, will be

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Dignity/Washington Defenders Celebrate Their Twentieth Anniversary

On January 15, 2012 at a special Mass the Dignity/Washington community honored its Defenders for their outreach and service to the local leather/levi community over the past twenty years.  As part of this anniversary celebration and at the end of

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El Dia De Los Muertos at Dignity/Washington (2011)

Once again this year the Dignity/Washington Grupo Latino invited the entire community to observe November 2 as All Souls Day or The Day of the Dead, El Dia de Los Muertos. The day is traditional on the Catholic liturgical calendar

God Was Laughing: A Pilgrim’s Journey to World Youth Day 2011

In late September 2009, I was still actively discerning a possible vocation to the priesthood, in early formation with the Congregation of Holy Cross, and defending the faith on what seemed like a nightly basis. The adversary was none other

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Dignity-Washington Goes to the Beach

From September 16 through 18 twenty members of Dignity/Washington revived one of the chapter’s best annual social outings of past years:  the Rehoboth Beach (Delaware) Weekend.  On that Friday Jake Hudson, Dignity/Washington Vice President, hosted everyone for a lovely opening

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DC Councilmen David Catania and Philip Mendelson Honored

At its Sunday Mass, February 6, 2011, Dignity/Washington presented its annual community service award, the Colfer Award,  to District of Columbia Council members David Catania (I-At-Large) and Phil Mendelson (D-At-Large) in recognition of their key roles in securing passage of

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Board of Directors Attends Its Annual Retreat at the Bon Secours Spiritual Center

All but one of the eleven members of the Dignity/Washington Board met from Saturday, January 29 to Sunday, January 30, 2011 at the Bon Secours Spiritual Center in Marriottsville, Maryland for an overnight retreat that stressed spiritual renewal, leadership formation,

Dignity Washington Honored with Brother, Help Thyself Founders Award

On January 29, 2011, Dignity/Washington was the recipient of the Founders Award from Brother, Help Thyself— an umbrella charity operating like a United Fund for LGBT causes in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metropolitan areas. In its 33-year history,

Rev. Susan Blue’s Reception & Thank you

Mass at St. Margaret’s