Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs November News & Notes


November 1, 2016

Office of LGBTQ Affairs News & Notes

November 2016 


Last month, Mayor Bowser announced her full support of Washington, DC's bid for the 2022 Gay Games! The opportunity to bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to our city and further prove that we are the nation's 'sports capital'. Attendees of the Washington Blade's "Best of Gay DC" Awards helped the Mayor create a video message in support of the bid committee.  You can view it HERE 

Congratulations to Director Sheila Alexander-Reid was voted 'Best LGBT Bureaucrat' in the Washington Blade's annual 'Best of Gay DC' awards! 

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Upcoming Events

November 11, 2016

Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony for LGBT Veterans

Annual wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Dr. Frank Kameny, in honor of LGBT veterans. 

November 12, 2016

Walk to End HIV

The Walk & 5K to End HIV calls on thousands of Washington, DC area residents to walk or run to support to those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.

November 20, 2016

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.

November 21, 2016

MOLGBTQA Business Series: Doing Business with District Government

The Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs, and the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) are co-sponsoring a free event with the Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce  to present competitive insights for navigating the government contracting process successfully.


Muriel Bowser


Sheila Alexander-Reid


Office Hours & Location 

Monday - Friday 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

2000 14th St. NW - Suite 206A

Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 727-9493

Fax: (202) 727-5931

TTY: (202) 727-9493


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In this Issue

  • Gay Games 2022
  • Upcoming Events