Events for December 2022

May 29, 2013
Sandy Rogers and Frances Williams photo

Memorial Service in Dupont Circle for Master Cpl. Sandy Rogers

Honoring fallen LGBT officers and their partners

By Jade Salazar National Police Week in Washington, D.C. normally means a fun week full of police-themed dance parties for people affiliated and unaffiliated with the force. The week has a lot more meaning to those serving their communities and their families.
March 8, 2013
Mary Goff and Mary Cate

A Late Bloomer

Lesbian mom transitions from self-doubt to self-fulfillment in same-sex relationship

By Mary Goff My biggest pet peeve about being a lesbian was that I could not find an appropriate card to give my girlfriend on Valentine's Day!
December 3, 2012
West Point Wedding

West Point Cadet Chapel Has First Same-Sex Ceremony

Army Veteran, Brenda Fulton, weds long time partner Penelope Gnesin

On Saturday, December 1, Army Veteran and OutServe-SLDN Board member Brenda S. Fulton got married to her partner Penelope Dara Gnesin at the Cadet Chapel at West Point located in New York. Last week, Army 1st Lieut. Ellen Schick married Ms. Shannon Simpson at the Old Cadet Chapel, a smaller venue on Academy grounds.
September 2, 2012
Chef Jamie Leeds

Cooking with Chef Jamie Leeds

Fruits of the sea can blossom in your own kitchen

By Angellica Garrigan Jamie Leeds wears many hats in life: mother, businesswoman, mentor, board member and award- winner. She is most well-known, however, for her chef’s hat as the owner and founder of Hank’s Oyster Bar, with two locations in Washington, D.C., and one in Old Town Alexandria.