Friday, April 28, 2006

gay democrats mayoral forum

moderated by colby king there will be a candidates forum at the HRC headquaters at the corner of 17th and RI avenue on may 8. be sure to coach your favorite on the Church of Hate issue.

As you know, the Mayoral Candidates Forum will be held on Monday, May 8th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
We are in the process of drafting questions to ask the candidates. Our goal is to ask questions that will cover critical issues facing the LGBT community in the District. Some of the areas include:
Public Safety
LGBT-owned businesses
Transgender rights and protections
HIV/AIDS funding and treatment
Substance abuse treatment and prevention (Meth and others)
LGBT Youth Issues
LGBT Diversity Issues
LGBT Seniors
Same-Sex Marriage / Domestic Partnerships
Lesbian Health Issues and others
Adoption rights
Mental Health
Night Life
LGBT representation in Government
Role of the LGBT community in the overall development of the District
If you are interested in submitting a question for consideration under any of these issue areas, please email them to Mario at

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