Category: News and Stories

DC Youth Pride Attendees Hear From Dignity/Washington Young Adults

Seven volunteers from Dignity/Washington’s year-old Young Adult Group staffed a table at the annual DC’s Youth Pride Day held in Dupont Circle on April 27.  The all-day event, this year on a sunny spring Saturday, is marketed toward LGBT high school- and

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Country Western Spring Fling Has Dignity/Washington Stomping

The Dignity/Washington community was treated to a superb evening through the generous efforts and hospitality of member Mike Malik at his home near Logan Circle on Saturday, April 20.  The neighborhood resounded with the music of Country Western instructor and

Farewell Mass for Dignity/Washington Presider/Member

Sunday, April 14, 2013 Father Joseph Palacios was presider and homilist at a Farewell Mass with Dignity/Washington held at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church.  Many of his friends and associates in his multi-faceted ministry to the DC area LGBT community participated

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Dignity/Washington Presence at US Supreme Court Rallies

Several members of Dignity/Washington had the honor to be present at the very large demonstrations (by Supreme Court case standards) in support of same sex marriage rights at the U. S. Supreme Court on the 26th and 27th of March. 

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A Grand Feast In Honor of Saint Joseph

The origin of Saint Joseph’s Day as an Italian festival is simple yet a testimony to an ancient and abiding devotion. According to legend, there was a severe drought in Sicily around 1268 and the people prayed to St. Joseph,

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Dignity/Washington Board Gathers For A Retreat and Planning

The Dignity/Washington Board along with several community members participated in a weekend retreat and planning session held February 15 to 17 at the Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center in Marriottsville, Maryland.  Formerly of the Center and currently the Pastoral

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Defenders Annual Liturgy

The Defenders presented donations of $500 to Damien Ministries, $500 to Brother Help Thyself and $500 to Dignity/Washington shortly after their annual Mass during the weekend of Mid-Atlantic Leather (MAL), January 12, 2013.

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Forty and Fabulous on the First (of December)

Dignity/Washington’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Dignity/Washington celebrated its 40th Anniversary on the weekend of December 1-2, 2012, culminating a year of community celebrations that attracted widespread interest and congratulations.   The Washington Blade, for instance, ran an extensive article entitled, Faith of

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Dignity/Washington Joins the Annual “Night OUT with the Nats” Game

by Rick Lynch, Dignity/Washington member Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Dignity/Washington was an “All Star Partner” with “Team DC” and other GLBT groups for th 8th Annual “Night OUT with the Nats” evening baseball game played by the Washington Nationals against

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Dignity Washington Celebrates Capital Pride 2012

Dignity/Washington members gathered on a beautiful summer day in June to celebrate Capital Pride 2012. In honor of the chapter’s 40th Anniversary, more than 40 chapter members carried a rainbow “chapel” under a an arched rainbow throughout the several-mile parade.

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