Quick Guide to Some Potentially Helpful DC-Area Resources
The DC Public Library (and our blog) are a safe space for all. Here are some other resources that might be helpful to people seeking information and aid. Questions? Feel free to give us a call, stop by any of our branches, or send us a tweet/wall post/Tumblr ask/whatever for further assistance.
Particularly relevant right now:
- DC-area blood drives for Orlando
- Community mental health resources for LGBTQ+ people
- Some upcoming/ongoing area vigils
- Orlando crisis hotline number: 407-246-4357
DC Government Resources:
- Mayor’s Ofice of LGBTQ Affairs
- Alphabetical Listing of DC-Area GLBT Organizations
- Guide to DC-Area Community Resources
- DC MPD LGBT Liason Unit
DC Public Library Resources:
On Set Of Raging Bull
“I think that for the audience, caring about someone else’s life rather than their own for a few hours, imagining what the characters go through, the excitement and disappointment, joys and sorrows, is a practice in empathy.”
Happy Birthday, Natalie Portman!
25 years ago this week, Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever was released. It was Halle Berry’s first big break into film.
Pictured: Halle Berry, left, cinematographer Ernest Dickerson, center, director Spike Lee, in Brooklyn Dodgers gear, Wesley Snipes, extreme right, and others during production of Jungle Fever (1991).
Summer is here! Celebrate with some of these films on IndieFlix.
Good Expectations – Enjoy this awkward yet touching story about a boy and a girl in love. http://bit.ly/1UjzavN
Half Share – Let loose with this fun and risqué LGBTQ comedy! Find out what
these men get up to when newly-single Mac joins his friends on Fire
Island for the summer. *viewer discretion advised http://bit.ly/1Y3QqdP
The Sandlot – Watch this classic story about the summer adventures of a boy, his new friends and their love for baseball.
Laundry – Fall into a summer daydream in this short love story that begins at a laundromat and develops into a vineyard. http://bit.ly/25J7dJc