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Washingtonblade.com, Volume 45, Issue 18, May 2, 2014

Washingtonblade.com, Volume 45, Issue 18, May 2, 2014

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Victim was shot three times,
set on fire in D.C. apartment
By LOU CHIBBARO JR.lchibbaro@washblade.com
Without offering an explanation, the United States Attorney’s offi ce last week requested and received permission from a judge to dismiss the case against a D.C. man charged with the July 2013 murder of gay District resident Randolph Scott Harris Jr.At the time of his Aug. 1 arrest, D.C. police stated in an affi davit that Jermaine Brown, 34, allegedly shot Harris three times in Harris’s apartment at 1034 Euclid St., N.W. on July 26, 2013 while attempting to rob him.The D.C. Medical Examiner determined that Harris, who worked for a contractor that provides services for 7-Eleven stores, died of both gunshot wounds and severe burns. The affi davit says Harris appears to have been set on fire while alive and seated on a wicker chair in the living room of his apartment.A spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s offi ce told the Blade that the “murder investigation is continuing” in the Harris case.“The U.S. Attorney’s Offi ce typically does not comment on charging decisions, and because the investigation is ongoing, has no comment on this particular case,” said spokesperson William Miller.The U.S. Attorney’s Offi ce and the Metropolitan
Trans activist flees to U.S. after mob attack, family rejection
By MICHAEL K. LAVERSmlavers@washblade.com
Nikki Mawanda was 13 when his stepfather kicked him out of his family’s home because he thought he was a lesbian.The executive director of Trans Support Initiative-Uganda, a group that advocates for transgender and intersex people in the East African country, had returned home late after visiting his girlfriend.Mawanda, 32, told the Washington Blade during an emotional interview on April 28 that he heard noises coming from his mother’s bedroom. He said he opened the door and found his stepfather strangling her because “she gave birth to me.”
MAY 02 2014 VOLUME 45 ISSUE 18
CELEBRATING 45 YEARS AS AMERICA’S GAY NEWS SOURCE
 • WASHINGTONBLADE.COM
 CONTINUES ON PAGE 13
ON DEFENSE
Author Jo Becker responds to critics of new book at D.C. event.
PAGE 8PAGE 12PAGE 23
 CONTINUES ON PAGE 14
ON POINT
Scholarship recipientsstrive to give back toyounger LGBT students.
MARRYING UP
Sean Eldridge, who wed Facebook co-founder, self-funds bid for Congress.
Friends and neighbors of Randolph Scott Harris Jr. set up a memorial for him outside the apartment building where he was murdered on July 26.
WASHINGTON BLADE FILE PHOTO BY LOU CHIBBARO JR.
 
NIKKI MAWANDA
, a trans activist, fled Uganda after his name was included in a list of ‘200 top homos’ published by a tabloid.
WASHINGTON BLADE PHOTO BY DAMIEN SALAS
 
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