D.C. restaurant agrees to second trans nondiscrimination settlement

By : Lou Chibbaro Jr OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced on Jan. 16 that his office reached a settlement with the Cuba Libre Rum Bar and Restaurant that requires the establishment to adopt policies and procedures to prevent it from discriminating against transgender people.

The settlement came just over six months after the D.C. Attorney General’s office opened an investigation into the restaurant following a complaint that one of its managers forced a trans woman to leave after she used the women’s bathroom.

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Trans woman, D.C. restaurant reach ‘resolution’ in discrimination case

By : Lou Chibbaro Jr OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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A transgender woman has dropped a discrimination complaint against a downtown D.C. restaurant that forced her to leave its premises in June because she used the women’s restroom after it agreed to take a series of actions in support of the trans community and to prevent a similar incident from taking place again.

In a joint statement released on Aug. 31, trans activist Charlotte Clymer and Cuba Libre Restaurant and Rum Bar announced that the two parties reached “a just resolution regarding the charge of discrimination regarding the incident that occurred at the D.C.-based restaurant on June 22, 2018.”

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PHOTOS: Girls in Wonderland reach Climax at Pointe Orlando

By : Layla Ferris
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More than 1,200 women flooded Cuba Libre Rum Bar at Pointe Orlando for Girls in Wonderland’s Climax party June 1.

Go-go dancers energized attendees all night long as they blasted fog into the crowd. DJ DLux and DJ Tatiana kept the ladies dancing inside while DJ Pat Pat took care of the music in the outdoor Salsa Garden.

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