Posts Tagged ‘mayor adrian fenty’

Cracking Down on Human Trafficking in D.C.

Last week, Mayor Adrian Fenty signed the Prohibition Against Human Trafficking Act [PDF] into law. The law will increase penalties for human trafficking in the District, provide services to victims, and mandate the collection of comprehensive data on human trafficking in D.C. Here are some highlights of how the bill will change D.C.'s approach to [...]

The Morning After: Stay Puft Edition

Burlesque marshmallow man, via The Candy Pitch
* Seventy-five-year-old Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, the "first and only woman to pitch in the Negro American League," is set to be commemorated with her own field in Northeast D.C.

Adrian Fenty Mistakenly Appreciates Ex-Gays

Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays (PFOX), everyone's favorite advocacy group for the oppressed minority that wasn't, hasn't just been successful at inventing new sexual orientations. Now, PFOX has also managed to secure the "appreciation" of people who don't actually appreciate them—like District Mayor Adrian Fenty.