Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs


March 03, 2017 

Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs 

March 2017

News & Notes

2017 DC Council Performance Hearing


On February 24, 2017, Director Sheila Alexander-Reid appeared before the DC Council Committee on Government Operations. Director Reid was joined by advocates Abdur Rahim Briggs (Project Briggs/Mayor's Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Affairs), David Perez (LULAC/Mayor's Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Affairs, Ruby Corado (Casa Ruby), Imani Woody (Mary's House), George Kerr (G III Associates) and Jason Laney (SMYAL).

Click here to view the hearing and Director Reid's testimony. Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs proceedings begin at the 2:15:00 mark. 

DC Is Finalist for Gay Games 2022


We are pleased to report that D.C. has been named a finalist to host the Gay Games in 2022. The bid has received Mayor Bowser's full support from the start. 

“We’re looking forward to showing the world how proud we are of our inclusive and diverse city,” Bowser told the Washington Blade.

Read more in the Washington Blade here


Upcoming Events

March 22, 2017          6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Mega Networking Event
On March 22, 2017, The Capital Area Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) hosts Metropolitan DC’s largest LGBT Professional networking and social event of the year! Connect with thousands of LGBT professionals who come to mix, mingle, find connections, recruit new employees and have a great time. Register HERE
March 30, 2017          5:40 -7:30pm
Mayor Bowser’s State of the District Address
University of District of Columbia, Theater of the Arts, 4200 Conn. Ave. NW

April 2, 2017                


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

  • 2017 Performance Oversight Hearing 
  • Gay Games 2022 Bid 
  • Upcoming Events 
  • Employment Opportunities