LGBTQ seniors bill receives strong backing at D.C. Council hearing

Washington Blade

(Washington Blade) The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club was among nine witnesses representing LGBTQ and LGBTQ supportive organizations that expressed strong support for the Care for LGBTQ Seniors and Seniors with HIV Amendment Act during a Feb. 19 hearing before the D.C. Council’s Committee on Government Operations.

D.C. Council member Brandon Todd (D-Ward 4), the chair of the committee, said he expects the committee to make some changes in the bill at the recommendation of one of the witnesses, D.C. Office of Human Rights Deputy Director Alta Ray, that Todd said would “strengthen and clarify” the legislation. Click here for the rest of the article.