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2014, Apr 15Virginia Plaintiffs Respond to Defendants' Marriage AppealAttorney General Mark Herring, legal teams urge court to uphold decision overturning same-sex marriage ban
2014, Apr 14Frosh Gets Equality Maryland PAC NodState senator wins endorsement of LGBT-rights group in attorney general's race
2014, Apr 12Groups Rally Against PFZsTransgender activists, sex-worker advocates gather at Wilson Building to blast D.C.'s prostitution-free zones
2014, Apr 10Wanda Alston Foundation Announces Misuse of FundsProvider of services to homeless LGBT D.C. youth shares new fiscal safeguards, assures donors of remediation
2014, Apr 08D.C. GOP Commits to Full SlateRepublicans announce plan to fill empty post-primary slots with appointed candidates
2014, Apr 07GLOV Co-Chair LeavingTuesday fundraiser offers a chance to celebrate Hassan Naveed's contributions before his July departure
2014, Apr 03OHR Launches ''#safebathroomsDC''New campaign aimed at enforcing city requirement that single-stall restrooms be gender-neutral
2014, Apr 03Next Gen Nominations OpenNGLF on the lookout for 2013's outstanding young LGBT leaders
2014, Apr 03Bowser Beats Gray for Dem NominationWard 4 councilmember romps in LGBT-heavy precincts on way to victory, while Graham loses to Nadeau in Ward 1
2014, Mar 27Andrew Barnett's GoodbyeSMYAL's longtime leader stepping down to pursue academic goals
2014, Mar 27NGLF Camp Applications OpenLeadership foundation readies its inaugural weeklong D.C. program for LGBT youth
2014, Mar 25LHP Ceremony Celebrates WomenD.C. LGBT Latino group holds third annual ''Mujeres en el Movimiento''
2014, Mar 24Charge Against Sahle DroppedSimple assault case from Manny & Olga's beating disposed after first defendant completes community service
2014, Mar 21POFEV Rallies OnVirginia interfaith group holds rescheduled Loudon Co. rally for marriage equality
2014, Mar 13Pettigrew To Lead Wanda Alston FoundationDirector of programs appointed interim executive director, as Lisa Dupree, director of operations, also promoted
2014, Mar 13Mizeur Nets Democracy for America EndorsementProgressive political-action organization backing Montgomery County delegate in Maryland governor's race
2014, Mar 13GLAA Revises Ratings for Three CandidatesAdditional information from candidates prompts revised scores, including extra point for Jack Evans
2014, Mar 13Community Responds to Task Force RecommendationsSeven local groups issue response to report assessing the relationship between D.C. police and LGBT residents
2014, Mar 12Catania Enters Mayor's RaceGay at-large councilmember files as independent for November general election, citing record and ''vision'' for the District
2014, Mar 11Equality Virginia Names OUTstanding VirginiansAwardees will be honored for representing Virginia's LGBT community with distinction in their respective fields
2014, Mar 11DC Center Honors Advocates for YouthLGBT Center's Youth Working Group to honor Riden, Graham for efforts to support LGBT youth
2014, Mar 07LGBT-Advocacy Group Asks McAuliffe To Reconsider NominationPOFEV objects to past statements by Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones, likely Democratic Party chair nominee
2014, Mar 07GLAA Announces Distinguished Service Award WinnersAnnual anniversary reception honors individuals for contributions benefiting D.C.'s LGBT community
2014, Mar 07Virginia's 2014 Session SetbacksDespite failure of pro-LGBT legislation, Equality Virginia celebrates small signs of progress
2014, Mar 07Celebrating D.C.'s ''Sheroes''Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs to honor three women at annual awards ceremony for local leaders
2014, Mar 07Gray Falls Short at Stein ClubIncumbent mayor four votes shy of LGBT Democrats' endorsement at raucous mayoral forum
2014, Mar 06Locals React to Clarified CoverageMayor Gray's statement on 2013 DISB ruling gives transgender D.C. residents access to medically necessary care
2014, Mar 02D.C. Endorsements and Ratings IssuedGray, Wells, Evans top list in GLAA ratings, as McDuffie and Mendelson win Stein endorsements
2014, Mar 01UPDATED: Ruby Corado Recounts Friday-Night IncidentD.C. activists critical of MPD actions that led to transgender woman's arrest for an expired driver's license
2014, Feb 27Gray: D.C. Insurance To Cover Gender Dysphoria TreatmentsMayor's clarification of 2013 DISB ruling will enable transgender residents to access medically necessary care
2014, Feb 26Virginia Passes ''Religious Expression'' BillCritics say measure, which faces McAuliffe veto threat, could allow for anti-LGBT bullying
2014, Feb 26Ebbin Nets Victory Fund EndorsementNational LGBT organization gives nod to one of three gay men competing for Virginia congressional spot
2014, Feb 25Congressional Candidate Sickles Comes OutBecomes third gay Democrat seeking to replace retiring Virginia Rep. Jim Moran
2014, Feb 25Victory Fund Endorses Catania for MayorNational LGBT leadership organization endorses gay councilmember ahead of potential D.C. mayoral run
2014, Feb 25Jack Evans: No Super Bowl for ArizonaD.C. Council member, mayoral candidate asks NFL to move 2015 Super Bowl out of Arizona if Gov. Brewer signs anti-gay bill
2014, Feb 24Poth To Ask for New TrialMan accused of stabbing fellow Marine requests new trial following manslaughter conviction
2014, Feb 24UHU To Unveil New Mobile-Screening UnitNew mobile-testing unit will allow for expansion of HIV and STD screenings
2014, Feb 20UPDATED: Greg Zehnacker's Death Hits Beyond Green LanternCo-owner of D.C. bar remembered across various communities for his charity and friendliness
2014, Feb 11Valentine's Day Demonstrations for MarriageFaith group to kick off marriage-equality campaign with 23 events around Virginia
2014, Feb 11Remembering Deoni JonesFamily, friends mark two-year anniversary of transgender woman's fatal stabbing, express anger over delay in prosecuting accused killer
2014, Feb 08DC Council Passes Bill for LGBT YouthMeasure aims to improve safe options for homeless LGBT youth in the District
2014, Feb 06Time To TestD.C. churches, health centers mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Feb. 7
2014, Feb 06Stonewall Sports Offering DodgeballLocal nonprofit LGBTQ sports association kicking off inaugural season of dodgeball in spring
2014, Feb 06Chat-Line Assailant Sentenced to 16 YearsVictim, stabbed multiple times, escaped to yell for help from neighbors prompting assailant to flee
2014, Feb 06Gay GulagOlympics put Russia's anti-LGBT crackdown in the spotlight -- for now
2014, Feb 04Maryland Gender-Identity Bill Enters Round 8For the eighth year, Maryland Senate committee hears testimony regarding bill to extend nondiscrimination protections to transgender residents
2014, Feb 03Buhrman Stepping Down at GMCWGay Men's Chorus of Washington begins search for new artistic director
2014, Feb 02Md. Senate Committee Sets Hearing for Gender Identity BillSenate Judicial Proceedings Committee still seen as greatest hurdle to statewide transgender protections
2014, Jan 30BHT Offers Cash and KudosLocal support organization Brother, Help Thyself awards more than $75,000 to assist area nonprofits
2014, Jan 30UPDATED: Dana Beyer Running for Maryland SenateLeading transgender activist announces campaign for seat held by Maryland's only openly gay senator
2014, Jan 26Second Status Conference Ordered in Columbia Heights MurderProsecutor tells judge government is still seeking indictment of man accused of shooting, setting alight gay man in his apartment
2014, Jan 23Steel City StreakMr. MAL 2014 Joe Birdwell makes it 4 in a row for Pittsburgh
2014, Jan 20Virginia General Assembly Kills LGBT BillsNondiscrimination bill deadlocks and marriage-equality bill defeated despite bipartisan support
2014, Jan 18Wheeler Drops Out of Ward 1 D.C. Council RaceFormer Jim Graham challenger endorses Brianne Nadeau, calls on Weaver to drop out
2014, Jan 18Polls Offer Mixed Bag for D.C. ElectionsData favors Mayor Gray, but offers boosts to Bowser and Catania
2014, Jan 16IHOP Shooter Gets 6 YearsLaShawn Carson sentenced for March 2012 non-fatal shooting of gay man at Columbia Heights restaurant
2014, Jan 15Mizeur Wins More EndorsementsWomen's groups the latest to endorse out delegate in her bid for Maryland governor
2014, Jan 15McBride Gets 10 Years for Non-fatal Attack on Transgender WomanFive years of supervised release to follow decade prison term for man convicted of stabbing D.C. woman nearly 40 times
2014, Jan 13McAuliffe Fulfills LGBT Campaign PromiseFirst executive order of Virginia's new governor protects LGBT state employees from discrimination
2014, Jan 11Maryland To Recognize Utah Gay MarriagesAG Doug Gansler cites his 2010 opinion and confirms the Free State will recognize Utah's same-sex marriages performed before court-issued stay
2014, Jan 09Virginia General Assembly's LGBT AgendaLawmakers from both parties introduce range of favorable bills for the 2014 legislative session
2014, Jan 06HRC Backs Wexton in Virginia's District 33 RaceLGBT-rights organization issues rare legislative endorsement in race that could flip state Senate
2014, Jan 06D.C. Gay Candidates Gearing Up for 2014A possible Catania mayoral run and divided primaries could provide openings for more gay candidates to break through
2014, Jan 06DC Center Elects OfficersLGBT community center begins the new year with both veteran leadership and newcomers
2013, Dec 20Virginia LGBT License-Plate Bill Pre-FiledEffort to secure ''Equality for All'' plate turns a corner, though many corners remain
2013, Dec 20D.C. Council Unanimously Passes Bill for LGBT Homeless YouthWith second vote expected in January, measure would add dedicated beds, training and regular assessment of homeless LGBT youth
2013, Dec 19Seasonal SolaceRev. Cedric Harmon shares Many Voices' inclusive mission
2013, Dec 18GOP's Mark Obenshain Concedes in VirginiaWith recount nearly complete, attorney general win goes to Democrat Mark Herring
2013, Dec 16UPDATED: DC Eagle Closing in Current LocationLongtime leather/Levi bar to go dark temporarily as relocation effort continues
2013, Dec 13GLOV Announces Guardian Award RecipientsGroup honoring volunteers, community leaders, government officials for work in combating hate crimes in D.C.
2013, Dec 10SMYAL's Seasonal CheerYoung Donors Committee offers second annual ''SMYAL for the Holidays'' fundraiser, Dec. 12
2013, Dec 10Goforth Elected to Region's Ryan White Planning Council LeadershipLongtime nurse, HIV/AIDS advocate will be tasked with planning for delivery of HIV/AIDS services to D.C. area
2013, Dec 07AGLA Names Equality AwardeesArlington LGBT group to recognize one individual, one organization for contributions to equality
2013, Dec 03Hyattsville, Md., Passes Human Rights ActCity Council votes unanimously for LGBT-inclusive bill prohibiting discrimination
2013, Dec 03Crowd Gathers for D.C.'s World AIDS Day VigilMayor Gray and others join at original site of Whitman-Walker Health for annual remembrance
2013, Dec 02Poth Found Guilty of ManslaughterJury finds former Marine guilty on lesser offense in April 2012 stabbing of fellow Marine while uttering anti-gay slur
2013, Dec 02Montgomery Found Incompetent To Stand TrialSuspect in 2012 murder of transgender woman Deoni Jones set for fourth mental evaluation
2013, Nov 27LGBT Strategy To Stay the Course in RichmondAfter Virginia elections and state Senate changes, push will continue for nondiscrimination law, marriage-ban repeal
2013, Nov 26CAP Releases LGBT Detainee ReportImmigration experts share insights on particular challenges for undocumented LGBT immigrants
2013, Nov 25Certification Gives Herring Virginia AG WinAs LGBT-ally Democrat claims victory, margin gives GOP's Obenshain 10 days to demand statewide recount
2013, Nov 22Virginia Caucuses Continue Through SaturdayAt different ends of the state, Democrats push pro-LGBT candidates to fill Senate vacancies in Richmond
2013, Nov 22Talking TransmissionPanel explores high HIV rates among young gay and bisexual men
2013, Nov 21D.C. Marks Transgender Day of RemembranceWhile honoring transgender victims of violence, local event finds some progress to celebrate
2013, Nov 21Walling Wins Victory Fund EndorsementOut candidate for Maryland House of Delegates gets backing from national LGBT leadership organization
2013, Nov 20Evan Glass Launches Montgomery Co. Council RaceSilver Spring resident would be the Council's first out gay member
2013, Nov 19Angela Peoples, Supporting Slate Win at SteinRelative newcomer beats challenge from longtime club member and activist Jeri Hughes
2013, Nov 19Fundraising for the PhilippinesLocal man organizing Friday fundraiser at Cobalt for Typhoon Haiyan relief
2013, Nov 19UPDATED: Creigh Deeds Stabbed, in Critical ConditionVirginia state senator, LGBT ally, remains hospitalized at UVA Medical Center
2013, Nov 15Trial Begins for 2012 Barracks Row StabbingMarine takes the stand in murder case that witnesses say included anti-gay epithets
2013, Nov 15Mizeur Announces Coates as Running MateHitting on progressive themes, the Maryland duo downplay historic candidacy, saying results more important than ''identity politics''
2013, Nov 14One Gay Man's RussiaAsylum seeker again shares his story with D.C. audience
2013, Nov 14Transgender Day of Remembrance's Double DutyMemorial event honors victims of anti-trans violence, while 2013 also saw the end of one of the community's primary service providers
2013, Nov 12WWH Secures Federal RecognitionFederally Qualified Health Center designation opens door to new funding
2013, Nov 12Activists Applaud DOCAmended policy allows shaving exception for transgender inmates at D.C. Jail
2013, Nov 10Rounding Out Stein's SlateIncumbent president, vice president announce three additions to slate for LGBT Democratic club's upcoming elections
2013, Nov 10Mizeur Wins Progressive Neighbors EndorsementMontgomery Co. grassroots group gives its nod to lesbian Democratic delegate running for Maryland governor
2013, Nov 08LGBT Outlook on Virginia's Special ElectionsElection Day vacancies put control of the state Senate in play
2013, Nov 07Millennials Moving Beyond MarriageActivists point to broader view of social justice for an up-and-coming LGBT generation
2013, Nov 07Sculpture Dedicated in Memory of Whitman-Walker Clinic''Pillar of Fire'' honors health care providers who faced the challenges of the early days of D.C.'s HIV/AIDS epidemic
2013, Nov 06Elections a Mixed Bag for LGBT VirginiansMcAuliffe bests Cuccinelli for top spot, but short coattails allow other anti-gay candidates to squeak to victory
2013, Nov 04Mautner Project Competing for $50,000 GrantFacebook votes will decide if LBT women's health organization wins Cigna grant
2013, Nov 03Metro Weekly To Receive Prism AwardHonor recognizes contributions to D.C.'s LGBT community
2013, Nov 01Jeri Hughes Enters Race for Stein Club PresidentLongtime club member and transgender activist seeks top spot on Democratic LGBT group's executive committee
2013, Oct 31Dialing for DemocratsEffort at HRC has volunteers pushing to get the vote out for Virginia's LGBT-friendly candidates
2013, Oct 25Guilty Plea in Stanton Road StabbingMcBride to be sentenced early 2014 for stabbing transgender woman multiple times
2013, Oct 25Ford's Holds Final Laramie-Related PanelMonday forum will examine discrimination against LGBT people through performance and discussion
2013, Oct 25AIDS Walk Thanks Booz Allen HamiltonConsulting firm to be recognized with Community Service Award
2013, Oct 24Monica Palacio To Lead OHRMayor picks interim D.C. Office of Human Rights director, as Gustavo Velasquez heads to Latino nonprofit
2013, Oct 23DNA Sought from Suspect in Gay Columbia Heights KillingD.C. Judge orders samples from Jermaine Brown in July shooting, immolation death of Randolph Scott Harris Jr.
2013, Oct 23Mental Health Delay for Suspect in Deoni Jones HomicideSuspect accused of fatally stabbing transgender woman to undergoing third round of psychiatric evaluations
2013, Oct 21Joe McCarthy, Co-Conspirators On TrialMattachine Society of Washington charging three senators in mock trial
2013, Oct 21AIDS Walk To Honor Sean SasserAIDS educator, activist to be honored posthumously with Courage Award at annual Whitman-Walker fundraiser
2013, Oct 18Moving Forward with Annie's WayD.C. Council will consider Mayor Gray's legislation honoring Dupont-area venue and, indirectly, its namesake
2013, Oct 18Hunting for LGBT HistoryNPS offering webinar in LGBTQ historic-heritage effort
2013, Oct 16Stein Dems Prepare for Club ElectionsAngela Peoples, Martin Garcia announce slate to switch roles in upcoming executive committee elections
2013, Oct 15Ford's Finds a WayPrivate funding allows Ford's Theatre To Reopen with performances of ''The Laramie Project''
2013, Oct 14Virginia Readies for Election DayGovernor's race steals the spotlight, but the fight for equality's front line is the House of Delegates
2013, Oct 1413 Virginia Races to Watch in 2013LGBT advances likely depend more on House of Delegates races than top of the ticket
2013, Oct 11Carson Found Guilty in IHOP ShootingD.C. Superior Court jury finds mother of two guilty in March 2012 shooting of a gay man in Columbia Heights
2013, Oct 07Ford's Announces Additional ''Laramie Project'' PerformancesForced to postpone the play due to the federal shutdown, Ford's partners with First Congregational for limited shows
2013, Oct 07ManDate Returns to D.C.Organizers open registration for annual conference promoting well-being among black gay and bi men
2013, Oct 04Whitman-Walker Submits Discrimination Evidence to HHSCommunity health center urges federal agencies to apply LGBT-inclusive ''sex discrimination'' definition in health care
2013, Oct 02UPDATED: Shutdown Stops ''The Laramie Project''National Park Service ties to Ford's Theatre force suspension of performances
2013, Sep 27Second Defendant in Drag Beating Gets Community ServiceSecond woman accused in Manny & Olga's beating pleads guilty in exchange for deferred-sentencing agreement
2013, Sep 26Continuance in IHOP-Shooting TrialTrial delayed for 12 days as prosecutors, defense attorneys ask for ''more favorable'' start date
2013, Sep 24UPDATED: Community Loses Past GLAA PresidentBarrett L. Brick, 59, dies of cancer after years of deep community involvement
2013, Sep 24Schwartz Opens Her Home to PFLAGArea politicos host benefit for PFLAG Metro DC chapter's 30th anniversary
2013, Sep 23Wanda Alston House Marks Five YearsD.C.'s only dedicated space for homeless LGBT youth reorganizes with new foundation
2013, Sep 23Generating Support for Gender IdentityWilliams Institute study highlights need for expanding Maryland's nondiscrimination law
2013, Sep 20DC Center Announces Fall InitiativesLGBT community center to expand GLOV's anti-violence work, provide guidance on new D.C. health exchange
2013, Sep 20Community Service Likely for ''Heidi Glum'' DefendantsProsecutors reach deferred-sentence agreement with one of two defendants in June attack on D.C. drag performer
2013, Sep 19Quarter-Century Sentence for CorkinsGay man who pleaded guilty in Family Research Council shooting gets 25 years on terrorism, AWIK convictions
2013, Sep 19D.C. Sets First Bi Pride DayCelebrate Bisexuality Day with local groups as they launch inaugural event
2013, Sep 19Meeting NoVa Health NeedsNorthern Virginia's Gay Men's Health Collaborative building a brand that's part health resource, part social club
2013, Sep 14LHP Announces HonoreesLatino GLBT History Project to celebrate three local activists at Sept. 27 reception
2013, Sep 13Montgomery Co. Police Searching for Trans TeenNathaniel Martin-Malone, 15, missing since Sept. 7, described by family as transgender girl
2013, Sep 13AGLA Welcomes Fairfax Pride PresidentBrian Reach to discuss possible NoVa Pride and other topics at Sept. 15 forum
2013, Sep 12Virginia's 2013 BattlefieldFisette and Parrish assess the importance of November's election on LGBT residents
2013, Sep 12Whitman-Walker Readies 2013 AIDS WalkHealth center's biggest annual fundraiser marking 27th year
2013, Sep 12Four-Day AffairWoodhull's Sexual Freedom Summit set to offer conversation and camaraderie in Silver Spring
2013, Sep 10Stein Club Announces Award RecipientsLocal LGBT leaders to be honored at LGBT Democratic club's 37th annual awards reception
2013, Sep 07Arlington's Sweet SundayAGLA hosts Sept. 8 ice-cream social and charity drive
2013, Sep 06D.C. Joins Russian Embassy Kiss-InSunday protest to oppose oppression of LGBT community in Russia
2013, Sep 06Equality Virginia Pushing License PlateVirginia plate backing LGBT equality could be on roads by fall 2014
2013, Sep 05USAO Considering Bias Enhancements for June AssaultProsecution asks D.C. Superior Court for more time to examine attack on drag entertainer
2013, Sep 03D.C. Transgender Assault Gets Trial DateSuspect accused of stabbing woman dozens of times in June set for November trial
2013, Sep 03Quarter Century of HOPED.C.-area HIV-support organization plans 25-year anniversary social
2013, Aug 30Equality Maryland's Silver CelebrationState's primary LGBT-advocacy organization sets its 25th anniversary gala
2013, Aug 29Next Generation's Next StepCo-Publisher Sean Bugg departing Metro Weekly to focus on NGLF
2013, Aug 29Maryland's Gay WunderkindAlready famous for his work in cancer detection, 16-year-old Jack Andraka is tackling a new project
2013, Aug 28Talking LGBT TechLGBT Technology Partnership prepares Sept. 12 security conference
2013, Aug 27War Over Molotov's WordsD.C., Maryland LGBT groups picket band's concert over use of arguably anti-gay lyrics
2013, Aug 24Equality Maryland PAC in Election ModeLGBT committee putting fundraising muscle behind ally incumbents ahead of November 2014
2013, Aug 24LGBT Groups To Picket Molotov ConcertBand's violent lyrics prompting Silver Spring protest
2013, Aug 22Suspect in Court for Columbia Heights Gay KillingMan accused of shooting, setting victim on fire, gets January date for next hearing
2013, Aug 21DCTC Urges Gray to Sign ''Living Wage'' BillIn letter critical of Walmart, transgender organization cites economic disparities
2013, Aug 20D.C. LGBT Groups Launching Anti-Violence CollaborativeNew group will be dedicated to advocating for services, counseling for victims of anti-LGBT violence
2013, Aug 09No Unified Front on RussiaExperts emphasize complexities of situation for LGBT Russians at Center Global forum, as one Russian activist urges boycotts
2013, Aug 08Sanctions for Anti-Gay Robbery SuspectOne of two defendants in 14th Street NW attack ordered to into support groups following positive drug tests
2013, Aug 08Probable Cause Found in Stanton Road StabbingMan accused of stabbing transgender woman up to 40 times charged with additional count, held without bond
2013, Aug 08Man Arrested in D.C. for Shooting, Setting Gay Man AblazeSuspect scheduled to appear in court in mid-August for Columbia Heights homicide
2013, Aug 08MEMORIAL UPDATE: Longtime Activist Sean Sasser, 44, DiesFrom 'The Real World' to Washington, Sasser made his mark humbly
2013, Aug 06D.C. Mayor Signs LGBT-Backed BillsMeasures help transgender people amend birth certificates, expand wedding-officiant options
2013, Aug 05Barracks Row Trial Pushed to NovemberMan accused of fatally stabbing fellow Marine in Southeast D.C. remains held without bond
2013, Aug 01ACLU, Lambda Legal Announce Virginia LawsuitSuit on behalf of two lesbian couples challenges state's ban on same-sex marriage
2013, Jul 30Former Equality Maryland Staffer Seeking Delegate SeatKevin Walling, out gay candidate, running in Maryland's 16th legislative district
2013, Jul 25D.C. Deal Jeopardizes Relocation for DC CenterLGBT community center may be forced to scuttle Reeves Center plans, though city promises alternatives
2013, Jul 25D.C. Community Mourns Annie KaylorNamesake of Annie's Paramount Steakhouse dies at 85
2013, Jul 25Mizeur Makes It OfficialOut Democratic Del. Heather Mizeur launches campaign for Maryland governor
2013, Jul 25DCTC Releases Trans-Needs AssessmentSurvey of city's transgender residents indicates high rates of harassment, discrimination
2013, Jul 20HRC Gives Top Marks to Area Health Care ProvidersWashington-area medical centers make the list of LGBT-friendly facilities on 2013 Healthcare Equality Index
2013, Jul 19Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Disciplines DelgaudioEmbattled supervisor censured, stripped of control over district budget following grand jury report, but vows to continue fighting disciplinary actions
2013, Jul 19Gender Rights Maryland Praises ACA ImplementationHealth care insurance exchanges will be prohibited from discriminating based on gender identity, sexual orientation
2013, Jul 17Breakthrough EEOC Settlement in MarylandFreedom to Work and Lambda Legal celebrate settlement on behalf of transgender woman suffering harassment
2013, Jul 16Team DC Celebrates Champions with Wade DavisLGBT sports organization to honor leaders from LGBT sports clubs, present scholarships to student athletes
2013, Jul 15LGBT Issues Rising in Virginia AG RaceHerring campaign blasts Obenshain's record as he claims nondiscrimination stance
2013, Jul 13McBride Preliminary Hearing DeferredCourt agrees to delay preliminary hearing for unrelated robbery charge against suspect in Stanton Road stabbing
2013, Jul 11DREAMer's Post-DOMA Big DayAnnual DREAM Graduation includes wedding ceremony for prominent activist and her partner
2013, Jul 10D.C. Birth Certificate Bill Passes Second VoteLegislation named for late Deoni Jones will help transgender and intersex residents correct birth certificates
2013, Jul 10Swim for Life Surpassing Last Year's SuccessDCAC to host annual fundraiser for HIV/AIDS nonprofits July 13
2013, Jul 03Arrests Made in June 23 AssaultTwo Gaithersburg women plead not guilty in beating of drag entertainer at local takeout restaurant
2013, Jul 01D.C. Council Unanimously Passes Birth-Certificate BillBill aims to make it easier to amend name and gender on birth certificates
2013, Jul 01D.C. Attacks Prompt Meeting on CrimeActivists gather to brainstorm solutions to ongoing anti-LGBT attacks
2013, Jul 01D.C. Hit with Anti-LGBT AttacksCommunity shaken as summer starts with six assaults, one fatal
2013, Jun 30Fecteau Pursuing Public OfficeOpenly gay Speaker of Catholic University's Student Association will run as a Democrat for seat in the Maine House of Representatives
2013, Jun 28Baltimore Shooting Case DelayedJury selection in trial of suspected killer of Mount Vernon resident Alex Ulrich postponed until August
2013, Jun 28Howard Theatre Stabbing Suspect SentencedChief assailant will serve 8 years in prison for anti-gay attack on teenage victim
2013, Jun 27Transgender Woman Shot in NE6th District officers investigating crime scene; victim transported to hospital
2013, Jun 26Suspect Arrested in Stanton Road StabbingMPD announces arrest of suspect in case of a transgender woman stabbed multiple times in Southeast D.C.
2013, Jun 26UPDATED: Competency Contested in Deoni Jones CaseTrial of suspect in 2012 killing of transgender woman delayed, tentative trial start set for 2014
2013, Jun 25D.C. Drag Entertainer Beaten in Viral VideoFootage shows two women drawing blood during June 23 incident at 14th Street take-out spot
2013, Jun 24UPDATED: National Cathedral Sets SCOTUS-related Prayer ServiceWhatever the outcome of DOMA and Prop. 8 cases, cathedral holding Wednesday solidarity event
2013, Jun 24Teaming Up for HIV TestingWhitman-Walker, Walgreens, Greater Than AIDS partner to offer free screenings for National HIV Testing Day
2013, Jun 24UPDATED: Transgender Woman Suffers Knife Attack in Southeast D.C.MPD reports no arrest yet as multiple wounds leave hospitalized victim in serious but stable condition
2013, Jun 18ORAM Marks World Refugee DayLGBTI-focused asylum and migration organization holds D.C. discussion
2013, Jun 14Montgomery Co. Committee Holds Hate-Crime DiscussionCommunity members focus on tracking crimes and LGBT cultural-sensitivity training
2013, Jun 14Coverboy A.J. Williams, 26, Killed in Car AccidentFriends raising funds to assist family with funeral expenses
2013, Jun 1314th Street Assault Case Moves ForwardJudge finds probable cause in case of two men accused of robbing, beating gay man in April
2013, Jun 07Council Committee Passes Two Pro-LGBT BillsLegislation allowing District residents to obtain new gender-specific birth certificates held up as 'model bill'
2013, Jun 06Coming-Out ContestLocal developer debuts effort to coax someone out of the closet
2013, Jun 06IHOP Shooting Trial PostponedLaShawn Carson to be tried in September on seven counts related to Columbia Heights anti-gay incident
2013, Jun 06Latino Pride SplitCasa Ruby and others break from LHP to offer alternative pride events
2013, Jun 04NCAVP Report Cites D.C. EffortsReport praises local actions, government initiatives as models to combat anti-LGBT violence, discrimination
2013, Jun 04D.C. Names Director of Bullying-Prevention ProgramSuzanne Greenfield to help implement policies approved by city's anti-bullying task force
2013, Jun 04Mautner Joining with Whitman-Walker HealthLesbian health organization announces WWH collaboration, executive director departure
2013, May 31Virginia Supermajority Oppose DiscriminationPoll shows 4 out of 5 Virginians think employers should not be able to discriminate based on sexual orientation
2013, May 30Delays in Anti-Gay Robbery CaseStatus hearing for defendants accused in 14th Street assault again postponed
2013, May 30Promoting PrideChris Obermeyer hopes Woodrow Wilson High School's Pride celebration becomes the model
2013, May 30Celebrating CommunityLGBT religious groups mark the 30th anniversary of the annual Pride Week Interfaith Service
2013, May 25DC Front Runners Launch Pride EventSet in Congressional Cemetery, LGBT running group sets June 7 for inaugural 5K Pride Run
2013, May 25Capital Pride Names 2013 HeroesMay 29 event set for Georgetown awards gala and silent auction
2013, May 21Ebbin and Others Denounce Virginia GOP TicketSenator joined by Equality Virginia's Parrish and Del. Herring in decrying nominees' records
2013, May 20Virginia GOP Chooses Cuccinelli-Jackson-Obenshain TicketRepublican picks for statewide office have notorious records of anti-LGBT animus
2013, May 17LGBT Groups Slam Gov. McDonnell on ''Virginia Adopts''New campaign for placement of children labeled hypocritical in light of McDonnell signing ''conscience clause'' law
2013, May 15New DC Center Space Is SecureDavid Mariner says rumored land swap reported by Business Journal has no bearing on June move
2013, May 15Whitman-Walker Honors AdvocatesWWH to present three awards for work related to LGBT and HIV/AIDS issues at legal-services fundraiser
2013, May 14Robbery Victim Reports Anti-Gay SlursAs status hearing is postponed, no bias enhancements filed against two suspects charged in 14th Street assault
2013, May 14Whitman-Walker Expands Meningitis ResponseDue to growing demand, health center now offering meningitis vaccinations to non-patients
2013, May 14Maryland Del. Dwyer Appealing SentenceAnti-gay lawmaker appealing 30-day jail sentence after pleading guilty to charges related to 2012 boat crash
2013, May 10Mayor Offering Forum for LGBT YouthSaturday town-hall event will be Gray's first to address LGBT youth specifically
2013, May 09Qween Amor AssaultedLGBT-rights advocate and street performer with D.C. ties attacked in New York
2013, May 09EV Advocates Entering Election ModeLGBT group uses threat of Cuccinelli governorship as organizing, fundraising tool ahead of 2013 elections
2013, May 06Transgender Homicides in Baltimore and Elsewhere Raise AlarmNBJC, NCAVP and others call on authorities to solve recent killings of trans women in Florida, Maryland and Ohio
2013, Apr 29D.C. Leaders Show Support for Jason CollinsWashington Wizards center sees local love after coming out in Sports Illustrated
2013, Apr 29Allegations Aimed at Anne Arundel Police ChiefLarry Tolliver accused of using homophobic slurs, retaliation against officers
2013, Apr 29Sentencing Delayed in Family Research Council ShootingFloyd Lee Corkins, who pleaded guilty to shooting at D.C. headquarters, to be sentenced in July
2013, Apr 25Allies on the IceHockey world is working to give LGBT athletes and fans warm welcome
2013, Apr 19DC Health Clinic Now Recommending Meningitis Vaccination for Some Gay and Bi MenWhitman-Walker Health advising men meeting certain sexual criteria to take precautions against potentially deadly illness
2013, Apr 18WWH Speaks to D.C. Meningitis ConcernsWhitman-Walker Health advises Washington-area gay and bi men not to worry after California and New York cases
2013, Apr 18Medical Marijuana MakeoverPat Hawkins and the staff at Capital City Care take on misconceptions of medical marijuana in the District
2013, Apr 17New Hope Ministries To Settle Discrimination SuitAgreement requires women's homeless shelter to admit transgender clients
2013, Apr 12Choi Appealing ConvictionGay military activist refuses to pay fine for guilty verdict stemming from arrest at anti-DADT protest
2013, Apr 11Montgomery Again Found Competent To Stand TrialJune trial date for suspect in stabbing death of Deoni Jones, a transgender woman, stands despite defense objections
2013, Apr 11Six-Way Race Splits SupportNo obvious LGBT favorite for D.C. Council seat April 23 special election
2013, Apr 11Watching the DetectiveD.C. Office of Human Rights investigator Jaime Wojdowski serves on the front line against discrimination
2013, Apr 10UPDATED: GLAA Asks Two D.C. Council Candidates To ApologizeLGBT organization criticizes Bonds, Redd for comments related to race during WAMU debate
2013, Apr 06Mark Herring Releases ''Equality Agenda'' for VirginiaState senator running for attorney general issues LGBT policy positions, knocks outgoing AG Cuccinelli
2013, Apr 04D.C. Allen Makes $25,000 DC Center DonationCrew Club owner's gift targets LGBT center's upcoming relocation
2013, Apr 02Crowd Rallies in D.C. for Transgender HealthActivists call for competent, culturally sensitive care for transgender people, equal coverage for medical procedures
2013, Apr 02Poth Trial DelayedTrial for suspect in Barracks Row stabbing postponed after defense lawyer withdraws
2013, Mar 29Choi Found GuiltyGay rights activist fined $100 for actions related to 2010 White House protest against ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell''
2013, Mar 27A Leading LatinaLatino GLBT History Project set to honor Letitia Gomez at second annual Women's History Month celebration
2013, Mar 27Marriage Demonstrators Hit the StreetsBoth sides of the marriage-equality debate converge on Washington as the Supreme Court hears arguments in Prop. 8 and DOMA cases
2013, Mar 26NYC Pride Taps Earl FowlkesD.C. leader to join Edith Windsor and Harry Belafonte as grand marshals in 44th annual march
2013, Mar 25Commonwealth Kudos for Activists and AlliesEquality Virginia set to recognize leaders in the struggle for LGBT rights at its 10th annual gala
2013, Mar 24Universal Gear Suffers String of RobberiesPopular Logan Circle clothing store's manager assaulted during third robbery in three months
2013, Mar 22Whitman-Walker Sponsoring Pride ParadeCommunity health center also plans TransPride sponsorship, while Capital Pride opens ''Heroes'' nominations
2013, Mar 22No Endorsement from SteinSilverman, Bonds lead pack in special election, but fail to secure backing of LGBT Democratic club at heated forum
2013, Mar 22Nominations Open for Next GenerationNow in its fifth year, Metro Weekly LGBT youth honorees to be named in May
2013, Mar 21Coffee at the CenterD.C.'S LGBT community center adds weekly coffee social for seniors to the lineup
2013, Mar 21Whitman-Walker Reports Good HealthCommunity health center reports strong financials, increase in patients, and ''cautious optimism'' for 2013
2013, Mar 21Lines Drawn for Supreme Court ShowdownDueling rallies expected to draw crowds to Washington as DOMA, Prop. 8 cases begin
2013, Mar 19D.C. Moves To Protect Transgender Residents from Insurance DiscriminationBulletin issued by DISB outlines parity in coverage for transgender consumers of health insurance
2013, Mar 19Brother, Help Thyself Board Takes OfficeNew executive board kicks off one-year term, names new executive director
2013, Mar 19D.C. Celebrates ''Sheroes''Office of GLBT Affairs to honor five women for roles in LGBT movement
2013, Mar 19UPDATED: Uganda in the SpotlightNebraska thespian orchestrating U.S. debut of controversial Ugandan gay play with metro-area readings
2013, Mar 19Pride Parade Switching PathsCapital Pride shares route change at ANC meeting
2013, Mar 14Maryland Gender-Identity Bill KilledBill fails to pass Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
2013, Mar 14GLAA Rates D.C. Special Election CandidatesMatthew Frumin gets top score, while others cluster close behind on LGBT issues
2013, Mar 14Stein Club Fielding Forum QuestionsLGBT Democratic club culling questions from Facebook and Twitter for candidates in April 23 D.C. special election
2013, Mar 08Spa World Policy Remains MuddyCentreville venue posts statement on Facebook, but confusion persists
2013, Mar 07Whitman-Walker Honors Tammy BaldwinCommunity health center names out senator its ''Partner for Life'' ahead of April gala
2013, Mar 05Spa World Controversy Still SimmeringActivists call for statewide LGBT protections, want spa to issue official nondiscrimination statement
2013, Mar 04Spa World Clarifies PolicyVirginia spa popular with LGBT community says it does not discriminate on gender or sexual orientation
2013, Mar 01Spa World Has LGBT Community SteamedCentreville spa's spokesperson issues policy statement barring LGBT patrons, while venue says new guidance forthcoming
2013, Feb 28DC Trans Coalition Calls Task Force a ''Publicity Stunt''With assessment yet to be completed, DCTC alleges group analyzing police response to hate crimes is biased
2013, Feb 27Transgender TestimonyMaryland Senate committee holds hearing on gender-identity bill
2013, Feb 27Poth Trial Pushed to AprilBarracks Row Marine-stabbing case delayed an additional month
2013, Feb 22Barracks Row Stabbing Trial Could Be DelayedFriday hearing sees possibility of postponement in case of Marine accused of stabbing another while using anti-gay slurs
2013, Feb 22D.C. Council Considering Jim Graham ReprimandGay councilmember pushes back against allegations of ethics breach
2013, Feb 22Suspect in Transgender Assault Case ReprimandedD.C. Superior Court judge warns Robinson after he fails to comply with release terms
2013, Feb 21Daniel Hernandez on Giffords, Guns and Community InvolvementWith a new memoir, humble hero of Tucson shooting shares how he channeled sudden notoriety into action
2013, Feb 20Furr Appealing ConvictionMPD officer found guilty of off-duty assault and solicitation files appeal, despite suspended jail time
2013, Feb 20IHOP Shooting Suspect ArraignedLaShawn Carson, accused of shooting gay man, heads to trial as good behavior results in less severe release terms
2013, Feb 17Memorial Set for Dan MasseyLocal pioneer of sexual freedom movement, 70, dies peacefully
2013, Feb 15D.C. Is Tops in Gallup's LGBT TallyDistrict bests all 50 states for highest percentage of LGBT residents, while Maryland and Virginia sit below national average
2013, Feb 14Virginians Rally for MarriageCourthouses across the commonwealth forced to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples during Valentine's Day protest
2013, Feb 09DC Eagle Celebrates Scarlet'sAnnual charity-fundraising bake sale becomes a weekend-long event
2013, Feb 07Beloved Bartender's Death Rocks Tracks CommunityAhead of April reunion, friends and patrons remember Jay Schmidt as the face of the legendary nightclub
2013, Feb 07Deoni Jones's Legal LegacyFamily to file complaint in homicide case as mayor announces partnership with U.S. Attorney's Office
2013, Feb 07Banner YearCasa Ruby Latino LGBT community center's 2013 calendar set to raise funds for needed programs, on day at a time
2013, Feb 06Carson ChargedU.S. Attorney's Office files indictment against suspect in 2012 IHOP shooting on seven counts
2013, Feb 06Robinson Trial Date RescheduledMan accused of attacking transgender woman in D.C.'s Chinatown gets postponement of Feb. 6 trial
2013, Feb 06Corkins Pleads Guilty in FRC ShootingSuspect in Family Research Council shooting pleads to felony charges, including a charge of terrorism
2013, Feb 03Anti-Bullying Task Force Presents Guidelines to Mayor GrayVariety of stakeholders deliver comprehensive plan to combat bullying in D.C. schools and other institutions
2013, Feb 01BHT Grantees Include SMYAL, Gay Men's ChorusLocal organization awards more than $80,000 to area nonprofits at annual ceremony in Baltimore
2013, Jan 31GLOV Elects New OfficersLGBT anti-violence, anti-hate-crime group sets agenda for 2013
2013, Jan 30GLAA Releases 2013 AgendaLocal LGBT organization releases policy brief, questionnaire for April 23 special election
2013, Jan 29Delay in Transgender Stabbing TrialCourt orders suspect in fatal stabbing of Deoni Jones to submit to further mental evaluation
2013, Jan 29Remembering NLGJA's Michael TriplettPresident of LGBT journalists' organization dies after months-long fight with cancer
2013, Jan 21Gay Band Contingent Repeats Inauguration HistoryLesbian and Gay Band Association marks its second appearance in the Inauguration Parade
2013, Jan 19D.C. Court Orders Suspect in Transgender Stabbing To Undergo Mental ObservationVictim's father announces Feb. 2 gathering to honor Deoni Jones
2013, Jan 17Capitol Hill Hank's Suffers FireLesbian-owned venue still on schedule for Inauguration event
2013, Jan 17Bryce Caine Wins Mr. MAL 2013Pittsburgh man continues keystone streak for Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend
2013, Jan 15Gay Judge Confirmed by Virginia LegislatureHouse, Senate vote to confirm Tracy Thorne-Begland as Virginia's first out judge after scuttling nomination in 2012
2013, Jan 13Trans Rights Top Maryland Activists' ''To-Do'' ListMany organizations hoping 2013 session will see the General Assembly pass a gender-identity nondiscrimination bill
2013, Jan 11Activists Blast Furr SentenceDC Trans Coalition and GLOV say punishment devalues transgender people
2013, Jan 10Furr Sentenced to Probation, Community ServiceOff-duty MPD officer accused of shooting at group including two transgender women receives suspended sentence, credit for time served
2013, Jan 10''Howard Three'' Accept Plea DealThree accused of stabbing gay 16-year-old plead guilty to assault and theft charges
2013, Jan 10Floyd Lee Corkins Status Conference ContinuedStatus hearing rescheduled for February after Corkins waives speedy trial rights, asking for 21-day exclusion
2013, Jan 09Cathedral To Celebrate Same-Sex WeddingsWashington National Cathedral announces it will expand marriage rites to include same-sex couples
2013, Jan 08Whitman-Walker ExpandingCommunity health center to open new ''health care home,'' increasing presence on 14th Street corridor
2013, Jan 03UFCW Celebrates Maryland MarriagesUnion employees shower same-sex couples with roses and congratulations in Rockville as marriage equality takes effect
2013, Jan 03Calling on ClintonAs gay rights take center stage, some wonder why the popular former president is seemingly in the wings
2013, Jan 03Tying the Knot in MarylandEffective Jan. 1, same-sex couples can now wed in the Free State, though federal roadblocks remain
2012, Dec 26End of OmegaLongtime gay bar shuts suddenly, no word on new owners
2012, Dec 26Service with SMYALAfter 13 years, Peterson retiring from LGBT youth group's board
2012, Dec 26Dwyer Charged in Boat CrashAnti-gay Maryland lawmaker faces five charges in August boating collision
2012, Dec 26Pipeline-Protest Charge Against Choi DismissedActivist is offered ''post and forfeit,'' dropping case against him, while DADT trial still in limbo
2012, Dec 20Stein Club Upholds ElectionsContentious at times, Wednesday meeting leads local LGBT Democratic club to affirm Dec. 3 results
2012, Dec 20Hope and an Executive OrderDespite puzzling inaction, advocates hold out optimism for Obama banning discrimination among federal contractors
2012, Dec 20CUAllies RejectedCatholic University blocks LGBT student group, citing fears the club might ''engage in advocacy on behalf of the homosexual lifestyle''
2012, Dec 18Stein Election Winners Strike BackIncoming elected executive board recruits legal counsel after suggestion of invalidating Dec. 3 results
2012, Dec 17Williams Ends Stein Club Presidential BidAhead of meeting whether to invalidate Dec. 3 election results, LGBT Dem club's incumbent president removes her name from consideration
2012, Dec 17Ortiz SentencedArgentine woman accused of killing lesbian friend in 2007 will serve eight years in prison, face deportation
2012, Dec 14Stein Club SchismDemocratic counsel recommends invalidating club's unusual recent election results, while others decry such a move as violation of bylaws
2012, Dec 12Lay of the Legislative LandVirginia Senate Leads House in Support for Nondiscrimination Pledge
2012, Dec 12DC Center Gets Reeves Center HomeMayor Gray's Tuesday evening announcement includes naming Sterling Washington new head of GLBT Affairs
2012, Dec 11Supreme Court ShowdownWith Prop. 8 and DOMA heading for SCOTUS, historic hope mingles with quieter caution
2012, Dec 09Setting the Richmond StageEquality Virginia and allies mark one-month countdown to brief legislative session by pushing antidiscrimination bill
2012, Dec 07Annapolis Business Drops WeddingsTransportation service says no to all wedding parties to avoid possibility of participating in gay nuptials
2012, Dec 07FRC Shooting Case Continued to JanuaryProsecutors and defense lawyers ask for more time as Corkins remains in custody
2012, Dec 06Protest Shines on Ugandan EmbassyLight Brigade, GetEqual, GLAA protest Uganda anti-gay bill at country's U.S. embassy
2012, Dec 06Giving ThanksFaith Temple continues a year of honors for Philip Pannell
2012, Dec 04Upset in Stein Officer ElectionsLast-minute influx of new member registrations fuels insurgent slate of candidates
2012, Dec 03Defense Files New Motions in Barracks Row StabbingPoth's lawyer moves to suppress evidence, statements, as case goes to new judge
2012, Nov 30UVA Assault Prompts Call for Expanded ProtectionsVirginia Anti-Violence Project calls for legislators to add sexual orientation, gender identity to hate-crimes provision
2012, Nov 30Howard Theatre Three Plead Not GuiltyThree defendants accused of stabbing gay youth near Shaw landmark arraigned
2012, Nov 30Trial Date Set for MontgomerySuspect accused of killing Deoni Jones to be tried in June
2012, Nov 29Passion PlayMichael Kaplan brings his drive and dedication to AIDS United
2012, Nov 29D.C. Council Taking Steps for Homeless YouthAdvocates, DHS representatives say bill is a good starting point for LGBT youth, but needs revisions
2012, Nov 28Bolling Drops Out of Virginia Governor's RaceLGBT community responds to likelihood of Cuccinelli as GOP nominee
2012, Nov 27Maryland Trans Activists Make 2013 PlansGender Rights Maryland, PFLAG chapters set state and local sights on gender-identity protections
2012, Nov 21Remembering and RallyingLarge crowd at D.C.'s Transgender Day of Remembrance event hears from Mayor Gray, families of victims
2012, Nov 21GLLU Website CeasesActivists critical of move from full site to MPD page
2012, Nov 19New Charges Possible in Howard Theatre StabbingGovernment awaiting superseding indictments on additional charges for three defendants accused of attacking gay teen
2012, Nov 19Chamber Head Faces MisdemeanorGuenther pleads not guilty after accusation of unlawful entry
2012, Nov 16Trial Set for RobinsonSuspect in August attack on transgender woman rejects plea
2012, Nov 16Virginia Board Stands Firm Against CuccinelliDespite pressure from the attorney general, Board of Juvenile Justice refuses to ax protections for LGBT youth
2012, Nov 15Maryland's Marriage SuccessQuestion 6 strategies may not work everywhere, but the win gives a green light to its political supporters regardless
2012, Nov 15From Tuesday to TomorrowGay conservatives hope to teach Election Day's lessons
2012, Nov 15Marking Transgender Day of RemembranceLocals prepare traditional memorial event, along with transgender health discussion
2012, Nov 15No Nest YetLandlord for the DC Eagle grants longtime leather bar an extension as it continues the hunt for a new home
2012, Nov 09Suspect in February Homicide Pleads Not GuiltyMan accused of killing Deoni Jones, a transgender woman, at D.C. bus stop in February makes Friday court appearance
2012, Nov 09GLOE Makes the GuideDCJCC's LGBT program included as one of North America's most innovative Jewish programs
2012, Nov 07Warrant Issued for Suspect in Transgender AttackRobinson, previously released on bond, fails to show for scheduled court appearance
2012, Nov 07D.C. Date with ManDateProject Healthy Living offering 3-day conference for black gay and bi men
2012, Nov 07Maryland Makes HistoryFree State is first of four on Election Day to defend marriage equality
2012, Nov 05Columbia Heights Hate Crime ReportedVictim says group shouted anti-gay, anti-Hispanic slurs before attack
2012, Nov 02Racing Round SandyHurricane postpones, but can't stop, D.C.'s 26th anniversary High Heel Race
2012, Nov 01Officer and a PhilanthropistFrom a military discharge for being gay to struggling with PTSD, today Marvin Carter is helping others to help himself
2012, Oct 31Kameny Estate Trademarks ''Gay is Good''Local LGBT activist told to stop using the phrase made famous by late gay rights leader
2012, Oct 29Furr Guilty on Two of Eight ChargesOff-duty MPD officer awaits sentencing in August 2011 case with transgender victim
2012, Oct 27Opposition to Question 6 in OverdriveMarriage-equality opponents, down in polls, employ shock tactics, misinformation campaign
2012, Oct 26Corkins Pleads Not Guilty to Seven New ChargesSuspected FRC shooter indicted on 10 charges in total, including ''terrorism'' under seldom-used 2002 law
2012, Oct 26Jurors Deliberate as Furr Acquitted on One of Nine ChargesOff-duty MPD officer accused in 2011 shooting still faces several assault-related charges
2012, Oct 25Kerr's CourageAIDS Walk Washington honors an activist's decades in the fight against HIV/AIDS
2012, Oct 24Split in SupportCouncilmember Michael Brown and challenger David Grosso fall short of Stein Club endorsement in at-large race
2012, Oct 23Good Humor HonorKennedy Center bestows its Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Ellen DeGeneres in honor of her perseverance
2012, Oct 23Stein Club Honors ActivistsD.C.'s LGBT Democratic club offers 36th anniversary awards reception
2012, Oct 18Victory Fund Eager for Election DayOrganization sees a chance to double gay representation on Capitol Hill, touts record endorsements nationwide
2012, Oct 17McCaskill Featured in Ad Against Question 6UPDATE: Baltimore Sun reports Gallaudet demanding ad stop airing
2012, Oct 17Jury Delivers Split Verdict in Washington Brothers TrialChristian Washington found guilty, Dalonte Washington not guilty in 2011 attack against lesbians in Columbia Heights
2012, Oct 17Fueling Maryland's Marriage FightCash, outreach and rallies for Question 6 in high gear
2012, Oct 16GLAA and Stein Ready for RacesWith endorsements and ratings, LGBT groups assess the Nov. 6 field with Mendelson coming out on top
2012, Oct 16Gallaudet President Says He Wants McCaskill To ReturnTuesday statement follows diversity officer being placed on administrative leave for signing petition to put Maryland marriage-equality law on November ballot
2012, Oct 16Weekend of AwardsUs Helping Us and The DC Center roll out the honors
2012, Oct 16Washington Brothers Trial BeginsPair accused of assaulting lesbians in July 2011 Columbia Heights incident
2012, Oct 12Montgomery Indictment Expected by Next MonthMan accused of killing Deoni Jones expected to stand trial soon, while defense wants bond status reconsidered
2012, Oct 12Equity RisingD.C.-based International Federation of Black Prides announces expanded mission as Center for Black Equity
2012, Oct 12CAGLCC Makes the ListWashington Business Journal ''Book of Lists'' adds local LGBT chamber
2012, Oct 11Baltimore Anti-Marriage Fliers Target Race''Jump the Broom'' effort possibly connected to consultant convicted in 2010 voter-suppression effort
2012, Oct 11Heritage and IdentityLHP's Esther Hidalgo celebrates her roots, her activism and her community with an invitation
2012, Oct 11Shining a Light on Question 6Maryland marriage-equality supporters employ nontraditional campaign
2012, Oct 09Robinson Hearing PostponedDefense attorney requests rescheduling in case of transgender woman attacked in Chinatown
2012, Oct 09Howard Theatre Stabbing Suspects ArraignedAli Jackson, Alvonica Jackson and Desmond Campbell plead not guilty to stabbing gay teenager in June
2012, Oct 08Elections in HRC SpotlightRange of speakers at D.C. soiree -- from Sally Field to Cory Booker -- stress importance of November votes
2012, Oct 04Wave of GoodwillSeveral new efforts aiming to better LGBT D.C. and beyond
2012, Oct 03Casa Ruby CovergirlsMakeup artist lends support to local LGBT center with cosmetology-certification courses
2012, Oct 03Polling Gives Maryland Marriage Equality an EdgeQuestion 6 is ahead, but proponents are bracing for increased opposition
2012, Oct 01Corkins Status Hearing Set for Late OctoberHearing for suspect in Family Research Council shooting scheduled for end of the month
2012, Sep 29Shaw-Area Stabbing Trial Set for JanuaryDefense declines plea deal for June assault of gay teen near Howard Theatre
2012, Sep 28Suspect in Chinatown Transgender Assault ArraignedRobinson pleads not guilty to charge with bias enhancement, as defense demands jury trial
2012, Sep 27Pioneer DaysRainbow History Project names new group of Community Pioneers
2012, Sep 26MPD Tracking Anti-LGBT AssaultsPolice count five incidents, ranging from beatings to groping, with bias elements in past two weeks
2012, Sep 26Gay Couple Suing Public AdvocateNew Jersey spouses and photographer file suit with SPLC help against Eugene Delgaudio's anti-gay organization for misappropriation of engagement photo
2012, Sep 25Gov. O'Malley Makes Pitch for Marriage MoneyGovernor tells marriage-equality supporters to ''activate social networks,'' says proponents need at least $2 million
2012, Sep 25Cash Cut for Boy ScoutsTech giant Intel ceases donations to BSA after Wahls petition
2012, Sep 21African-American Pastors Rally in Support of Maryland's Question 6Group says measure is about civil rights, not religion; counters perceptions of African-American clergy opposing marriage equality
2012, Sep 20Rose to the OccasionHearing the call to help humanity, Matthew Rose answered it
2012, Sep 18D.C. Launches First-in-Nation Transgender Ad CampaignEffort aims to promote awareness among District residents of transgender people, combat anti-trans discrimination
2012, Sep 18Barrett Brick Honored for Immigration EffortsLongtime local activist receives Immigration Equality's Global Vision Award
2012, Sep 14Metro Weekly Boxes Targeted for VandalismGarbage, rotting food and excrement placed in magazine's boxes in ongoing attacks on the gay publication
2012, Sep 13Community Questions CouncilSeveral D.C. City Council members field questions, talk about marriage equality, hate crimes
2012, Sep 11Groups Challenge Values Voter SummitLGBTA coalition asks some invited speakers not to appear at Family Research Council-American Family Association event
2012, Sep 07Poth Rejects Plea Deal in Barracks Row StabbingMarine accused of killing fellow Marine rejects plea deal, set to appear in court next month
2012, Sep 07Transgender Delegation Makes DNC ''Especially Historic''2012 Dem Convention boasts largest-ever number of transgender delegates
2012, Sep 07Burns asks Baltimore Ravens to silence Ayanbadejo's marriage-equality advocacyMaryland delegate sends letter to team's owner after player throws support behind marriage-equality referendum
2012, Sep 06One Party, Two CampsGOPround and Log Cabin continue their split in the wake of GOP convention, but agree that the Republican party is becoming more welcoming
2012, Sep 05Michelle Obama Asks LGBT DNC Guests for Election HelpFirst lady speaks at packed luncheon honoring LGBT elected officials
2012, Sep 05Platform Calls for Expanded LGBT RightsNew Democratic plank supports full marriage rights for same-sex couples, opposes Defense of Marriage Act
2012, Sep 05LGBT Caucus Meeting Galvanizes AttendeesWhite House advisor Valerie Jarrett, Rep. Tammy Baldwin and DNCC CEO Steve Kerrigan among speakers at Charlotte event
2012, Sep 04Maryland Man Facing Charges in Possible Transgender AttackHyattsville resident allegedly stabbed Silver Spring ''man dressed as a woman'' after sexual encounter
2012, Sep 04LGBT Attendees Sharing ExcitementDNC delegates in Charlotte touting Obama's record on variety of LGBT issues
2012, Sep 04''Ex-Gay'' Ban Awaits Brown SignatureIf signed into law, California will have nation's first law prohibiting licensed clinicians from treating minors with ''conversion therapy''
2012, Sep 04DNC Delegates ArriveLGBT groups begin week with receptions and special welcome parties
2012, Sep 03DNC Attracts LGBT, Queer Youth OrganizersYoung people want to highlight economic issues, matters of equality for LGBT and undocumented youth
2012, Sep 03LGBT Community Prepares for DNCFrom special community access to gay-owned businesses, Charlotte pulls out the welcome wagon
2012, Aug 31Montgomery switches lawyers as court grants extension in transgender woman's murder caseGovernment continues to seek grand jury indictment for man accused of stabbing Deoni Jones to death
2012, Aug 30Tea Party PushConservative movement's anti-gay candidates hope to secure Senate majority
2012, Aug 30Outgoing AdviceRetiring Logan Circle ANC Chair Mike Benardo reflects on service
2012, Aug 30ANC Racers Hit the TrailNext wave of LGBT District residents are throwing their hats into the grassroots political arena
2012, Aug 24FRC Shooter Pleads Not GuiltyFloyd Corkins found competent to stand trial, held without bond on both federal and District charges
2012, Aug 23Corkins Indicted by Grand JurySuspected FRC shooter held without bond, must submit to mental evaluation
2012, Aug 23Defining HateIn the aftermath of the FRC shooting, debate surrounds ''hate group'' label
2012, Aug 21GOP's Hard Line on Gay MarriageDespite Log Cabin's efforts, Republican platform goes all in with fight against marriage equality
2012, Aug 20Maryland Pro-Marriage Forces Begin Fall Campaign LegState releases referendum wording as supporters plow forward, redoubling fundraising, outreach efforts
2012, Aug 16Case Against Suspects in Howard Theatre Stabbing Moves ForwardThree co-defendants, on varying degrees of release, scheduled for another felony status conference; no bias charges filed yet
2012, Aug 16UPDATED: FRC Blames SPLC for Wednesday ShootingSouthern Poverty Law Center counters that ''hate group'' label fully warranted
2012, Aug 16Suspected FRC Shooter Arraigned, Held Without BondDC Center volunteer accused of shooting guard at conservative organization's headquarters faces federal and local charges, will receive mental evaluation
2012, Aug 16Shooting Shocks D.C.'s LGBT and Political WorldsSuspect in FRC shooting is Virginia man who volunteered for The DC Center
2012, Aug 14Law Takes Aim at Westboro BaptistNew federal law restricting protests at military funerals raises constitutionality concerns
2012, Aug 14Gay Man Killed in Baltimore ShootingCity's Mount Vernon neighborhood shaken by Friday attack that killed Alex Ulrich and left Lawrence Peterson in a coma
2012, Aug 14Romney Taps RyanAnti-gay positions enforced with Wisconsin rep. as vp pick
2012, Aug 13Frederick, Md., Chick-fil-A VandalizedStore windows covered in marriage-equality messages, prompting marriage-equality group to decry vandalism
2012, Aug 13Atlantic Cup Tourney ReturnsWhether the tennis trophy itself will come back to D.C. is up to CTA talent
2012, Aug 11The DC Center Earns Excellence AwardD.C.'s LGBT community center honored for work with youth, but its director says there's still much more to do
2012, Aug 11D.C. Ward 5 Residents Rally Against ViolenceCommunity members march through Eckington to call for end to bias crimes
2012, Aug 10Apple Approves D.C. Condom AppDC Center's HIV Working Group releases iPhone application to connect users to condoms, testing and other health resources
2012, Aug 09Platform in PlayNews Analysis: A marriage-equality plank in the Democratic platform would be a first, but possibly little more
2012, Aug 09HRC Cash To Aid Marriage-Equality CampaignsEven with marriage equality polling well, states rely on HRC investments as backup
2012, Aug 09Global LGBT Briefs: Jubilation in Entebbe, Marriage-Minded in France and OzPolice raid Uganda's first LGBT pride festival, while Tasmania considers state-level marriage and French Catholic Church considers none
2012, Aug 09National LGBT Briefs: Chicken and ChillThe great Chick-fil-A continues to gain momentum, which Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center starts a campaign to take some sting out of winter for homeless LGBT youth
2012, Aug 08D.C. Chamber ChosenNGCLCC names CAGLCC ''LGBT Chamber of the Year'' at Chicago conference
2012, Aug 06D.C. Rolling Out Trans AdsGovernment-sponsored campaign aims to counter discrimination against transgender Washingtonians
2012, Aug 06LHP Names New VPD.C.'s Latino GLBT History Project establishes new post, elects Esther Hidalgo
2012, Aug 03Turkish Media Meet Gay PeersAs part of State Department tour, five journalists meet with gay press in D.C.
2012, Aug 03Trial Date Set in Marine Stabbing CaseMarine accused of stabbing fellow Marine while using homophobic slurs scheduled for status hearing, jury trial
2012, Aug 03Swim for Life Beats GoalDCAC's annual fundraiser nearly doubles 2011 effort, benefiting Metro TeenAIDS and others
2012, Aug 02Growing Support for Maryland Marriage EqualityNew poll shows majority back same-sex marriage, rising support from African-Americans, increasing intensity among marriage-equality advocates
2012, Aug 02Constitutional CountdownNew moves add impetus to Supreme Court's date with marriage
2012, Aug 02Lisner Shines Light on HIV/AIDSDespite obstacles, activists see hope in the fight against the epidemic
2012, Aug 02Global LGBT Briefs: Lebanon and LanguageGay theater raided in Beirut, while new Chinese dictionary omits most commonly used term for gays
2012, Aug 02National LGBT Briefs: Rust Belt Horror, Suspect Sermon And Teen ShabbatonMurder charges in lesbian triangle, Miami pastor faces public school eviction and Jewish LGBT teens and allies invited to Connecticut shabbaton
2012, Aug 01Maryland Signatories Subjected to SpotlightGay paper puts those advocating marriage vote -- not necessarily repeal -- online, to mixed, emotional reactions
2012, Jul 31Partisan Pride?Critics take aim at Pentagon decision to permit military uniforms at San Diego LGBT Pride parade
2012, Jul 26Keeping Up with AIDS 2012Conference continues in the convention center, in the streets and in the spotlight
2012, Jul 26Boy Scout FalloutOpponents rally after Boy Scouts uphold gay ban
2012, Jul 26A Progressive Pushes BackKaren Gautney hopes to become the first lesbian elected to the Virginia General Assembly
2012, Jul 26World LGBT Briefs: Women on the VergeLiberian President Sirleaf says she won't allow gay bills -- pro or con -- despite legislative push, and Russia's Pussy Riot punk rockers get trial date
2012, Jul 26National LGBT Briefs: Heartland Horror, Massachusetts Mensch And Marriage MoneyOutpouring of support for Nebraska woman brutally attacked in apparent hate crime, while Mayor Menino vows to block Chick-fil-A and Big Apple sees big money
2012, Jul 25Petitions Challenging DOMA Piling Up83-year-old Widow's Case Becomes Fourth Sent to Supreme Court
2012, Jul 23Gay Couple Attacked in EckingtonLate-night altercation sends one man to the hospital for broken cheek
2012, Jul 21Human Rights Watch Decries Condom ConfiscationNew report charges police in four cities with using condoms as evidence of prostitution, countering anti-HIV efforts
2012, Jul 19Teaching AcceptanceHaving seen the heartbreak of parents rejecting gay kids, Caitlin Ryan's mission is to keep families together
2012, Jul 19Owens Leading Anti-Marriage MinorityMitt Romney's NAACP Speech Shows Some Degree of Marriage Split
2012, Jul 19Managing MigrationWith its lease expiring Dec. 1, the DC Eagle is on the hunt for a new roost
2012, Jul 18Report Highlights HIV/AIDS DisparitiesBlack AIDS Institute and others call for targeted effort to battle epidemic among black gay men
2012, Jul 16Truvada Gets PrEP ApprovalFDA approves HIV drug as once-a-day treatment, coupled with safe-sex practices, for HIV-negative people
2012, Jul 16Metro Weekly Recognized for Excellence in JournalismPolitical editor Chris Geidner and co-publisher Sean Bugg receive NLGJA awards
2012, Jul 16API Alliance Takes D.C.NQAPIA brings its second national Asian/Pacific Islander conference to Washington
2012, Jul 13Rev. Evans Asks Mayor Gray to Denounce Same-Sex MarriageNBCI claims District's political troubles result from support of marriage equality, ''disobedience'' against God
2012, Jul 13UPDATED: Remembering David ChungPopular Nellie's bartender, who died last weekend, remembered for his smile and warmth
2012, Jul 13Hearing for Barracks Row Suspect PostponedStatus hearing for Marine accused in stabbing homicide, possible hate crime, set for August
2012, Jul 13Global LGBT Briefs: From Parliament to PrideUkrainian legislators shelve anti-gay bill, and London celebrates a 40-year anniversary with WorldPride
2012, Jul 13National LGBT Briefs: Orbit, Arthur and La Raza LaunchAsteroid named for Kameny, Bea Arthur Residence gets big boost and education campaign begins for LGBT Latinos
2012, Jul 13Anti-Gay Group Uses Gay Couple's PhotoSPLC backs couple and photographer after Falls Church-based Public Advocate sends doctored engagement photo in anti-gay mailer
2012, Jul 12Making a Supportive SplashDCAC offers 2012 Maryland Swim for Life, benefiting Metro TeenAIDS
2012, Jul 12Maryland Marriage-Equality Supporters Intensify EffortsPro-equality forces ramp up outreach campaign with release of newly designed website and video ahead of November referendum
2012, Jul 12Rep. Barney Frank and Jim Ready MarryThe two men exchange vows in Massachusetts at historic ceremony
2012, Jul 12Progressive PocanMark Pocan hopes to become Madison's second out gay congressperson
2012, Jul 12Strategizing Ahead of AIDS 2012Experts call for more comprehensive federal policies to combat HIV/AIDS to end epidemic
2012, Jul 12Networking for WomenPositive Women's Network brings the group's important perspective to AIDS 2012
2012, Jul 11Hunting for Fair-Housing ViolatorsA new advertising campaign, made possible by a federal HUD grant, seeks to educate residents about housing discrimination
2012, Jul 11Episcopal Church Votes To Sanction Same-Sex ''Blessings''Clear majority of leadership approves the move, which does not go so far as to include marriage equality
2012, Jul 09One Stabbing Suspect Held, Two ReleasedJudge finds probable cause, issues varying release conditions after defense lawyers grill MPD detective
2012, Jul 09Losing Tim LipkaSudden death of young Washingtonian shocks DC Gay Flag Football League community
2012, Jul 05DC GOP Adopts Inclusive PlatformBecomes first state GOP delegation to adopt LGBT-inclusive language ahead of Republican National Convention
2012, Jul 05Plea Deal Offered to Three in Howard Theatre StabbingPreliminary hearing continued to July 9 as defendants' attorneys consider offer
2012, Jul 05Diaspora and DisparityBlack AIDS Institute joins other AIDS 2012 participants in challenging HIV/AIDS inequities
2012, Jul 05National LGBT Briefs: LULAC, fil-A and FundraiserLatino group supports marriage, Equality Matters shares anti-gay numbers, and QSaltLake makes a plea
2012, Jul 05Global LGBT Briefs: From Sea to Sofia, and StateRSVP makes no Morocco visit, Sofia Pride makes a stand and State Department offers global LGBT fundraising tool
2012, Jul 03Questions on CrimeD.C. City Council committee holds hate-crime hearing, with councilmembers and activists raising several issues with police
2012, Jun 29Gay Libertarian Challenges Holmes NortonBruce Majors says he's running to increase ballot access for third parties, give District voters a choice
2012, Jun 28Three Arrested in Local Teen's StabbingAttackers yelled homophobic slurs as they repeatedly stabbed victim
2012, Jun 28Montgomery Co. Fliers NixedSchool Board votes to curtail policy that allowed ''ex-gay'' organization to send home anti-gay literature
2012, Jun 28Epidemic Update''Return to Lisner'' marks three decades of HIV/AIDS in D.C.
2012, Jun 28National LGBT Briefs: Texas Tragedy, Catholic Counter and a UnionOne dead after young lesbian couple shot in small-town Texas, while Catholics for Equality protest ''Fortnight'' and N.J. base celebrates civil union
2012, Jun 28Global LGBT Briefs: Ukraine Assault, Apology in Australia and Farewell to BeckHuman Rights Watch calling for action after gay-rights leader beaten in Kiev, while Australian Salvation Army clarifies, and last gay Holocaust survivor dies
2012, Jun 26Washington Brothers Get Fall TrialSuspects accused in 2011 Columbia Heights assault get Oct. 15 trail date after long delay
2012, Jun 26Montgomery Case ContinuedMan accused of fatally stabbing transgender woman remains held without bond
2012, Jun 25Voices for VisibilityCongressional groups join for ''Invisible Lives'' forum on black LGBT experience
2012, Jun 22D.C. Mayor Signs Bullying BillOfficials, HRC's Griffin, join for ceremonial signing
2012, Jun 21DC Center DeniedLGBT community center is ''keeping all options open'' after losing its bid for space in city-owned Reeves Center
2012, Jun 21District Releases Annual HIV ReportMayor and other city officials tout progress, announce initiatives to move HIV-positive people beyond inconsistent care
2012, Jun 21Exit InterviewDeparting HRC, Joe Solmonese talks about the best of times, worst of times, and his advice for his successor
2012, Jun 21AIDS Quilt's Double DutyThe quilt honoring victims of HIV/AIDS returns, with high-tech enhancements, but the same sober sentiments
2012, Jun 21Disparity DialogueActivists say personal education, honesty, patient-doctor relationships crucial to LGBT health
2012, Jun 21Out and OutstandingGay Air Force veteran to take Outstanding Student honor at Strayer-D.C. graduation
2012, Jun 20Area Hospitals Get High MarksHRC ranks D.C. area a top region for LGBT-friendly health care
2012, Jun 19Gay-Owned Social Driver HonoredDC Chamber of Commerce names local website design, social media firm DC Small Business Champion of 2012
2012, Jun 19Whitman-Walker and Walgreens Join for HIV TestingRetail chain partners with local health center for National HIV Testing Day initiative
2012, Jun 15Mayor Set To SignGray sets June 22 ceremony to sign LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying legislation
2012, Jun 15Washington County, Md., to Offer BenefitsCounty will extend benefits to same-sex spouses of employees legally married out of state
2012, Jun 14BREAKING: Thorne-Begland Becomes Virginia's First Out Gay JudgeFormer prosecutor's appointment reverses General Assembly's rejection of his nomination last month
2012, Jun 14Men's Summer SummitsHealth providers and activists get their fill with ancillary events for MSM health
2012, Jun 14Global LGBT Briefs: From Russia with Grudge, to Uganda's Mugisha and soccer showdownMoscow gets a century of censorship, Catholics up the stakes in Uganda and Italy's Cassano takes heat for homophobia
2012, Jun 14National LGBT Briefs: Troop Leader Challenge and Tennessee WinOhio mom petitions BSA to drop gay ban, while Southern Poverty Law Center fights for student expression
2012, Jun 14There's No Place Like PrideAttendees say celebration is about love, self-acceptance and community – and a one-year anniversary for Pepper MaShay
2012, Jun 13BREAKING: Mendelson Wins Interim Chair, Michael Brown Takes Interim Pro TemThe LGBT community responds to Kwame Brown's resignation and the race to succeed him, as council fills temporary vacancies
2012, Jun 12Out at the BallgameTeam DC readies its 8th annual Night Out at the Nationals with Jealous, Parson, Polis, Gay Men's Chorus and Different Drummers
2012, Jun 12Gray Wows at Town HallDC Mayor appoints 20 community members to vacant GLBT Advisory Committee, tells audience equality promises are ''not just rhetoric''
2012, Jun 11Hank's Asks for HelpOwner of Dupont-area restaurant reaches out to supporters after being ordered to remove outdoor seating in dispute with handful of neighbors
2012, Jun 08Mixed Messages Outside Town HallDeputy mayor takes issue with DCTC activist's tweets, highlighting possible communication divide between city officials and activists
2012, Jun 07Council Passes Anti-Bullying BillLGBT-inclusive legislation sets citywide standards for anti-bullying measures in schools and beyond
2012, Jun 07Montgomery College To Host LGBT ConsortiumEvent will promote greater acceptance of LGBT students and staff on college campuses
2012, Jun 07Home Front and ''Heroes''Local coalition readies a grassroots welcome for AIDS 2012
2012, Jun 07National LGBT News Briefs: Good and Bad in MinnesotaTrans activist arrested, poll numbers positive and ExxonMobil shareholders vote against equality
2012, Jun 07Global LGBT News Briefs: From Soccer to SodomyMerkel urged to boycott Euro 2012, Vietnam fines gays, and Dubai court forgoes murder for gay misdemeanor
2012, Jun 06Full Council Approves Beninda, BuddLocal activists become the first transgender members of the D.C. Human Rights Commission
2012, Jun 05IHOP Shooting Suspect Rejects Plea DealCase against the woman accused of shooting a gay man inside a local restaurant heads to a grand jury
2012, Jun 04Capital Pride Hosts Interfaith ServiceEvent brings together LGBT-affirming faith groups, and Dr. Dana Beyer as guest speaker
2012, Jun 042012 Pride of Pets CanceledOrganizer promises popular event will return for 2013
2012, Jun 04Town Hall Tackles Youth HomelessnessRepresentatives from a variety of organizations discuss pressing LGBT-youth issue at DC Center-Capital Pride forum
2012, Jun 01Local Gay Legislators Win FellowshipsAdam Ebbin and Mary Washington to attend elite summer development program at Harvard's Kennedy School
2012, May 31Whitman-Walker Launches Transgender Legal ClinicFree clinic will help clients with name and gender changes for official documents
2012, May 31AGLA Awards 2012 ScholarshipsArlington LGBT group honors two high school seniors for support of diversity and fairness
2012, May 31Legal LeadershipLambda Legal's Kevin Cathcart has overseen two decades of enormous change, and looks forward to the years to come
2012, May 31National LGBT Briefs: Protest, Praise and 'Ex-Gay' in OregonInfamous ''fence'' pastor both challenged and supported, while an Oregon psychiatrist faces complaint and Biola gets a gay group
2012, May 31Global LGBT Briefs: Moscow Melee, Malaysia Book-BanningPolice arrest activists, Manji's Asia tour ends with a ban, and UAE suspect says blame the gay neighbor
2012, May 30Committee Approves Beninda, BuddHuman Rights Commission nominees move forward to full City Council consideration
2012, May 30Kameny Home SoldUnnamed buyer purchases historic site, while dispute continues regarding Congressional Cemetery plot
2012, May 28DC Black Pride Goes Back to SchoolSunday's Health & Wellness Expo was full of education, but even stronger on community and communication
2012, May 25GLAA Issues ''Manifesto Against Religious Bullies''Two-page document serves as guide for LGBT people to fight back against anti-gay rhetoric
2012, May 25Carson Hearing PostponedWoman charged with shooting a gay man at a Columbia Heights IHOP Restaurant remains on ''home confinement''
2012, May 24Release, Change of Bond Denied for FurrOff-duty MPD officer accused of shooting at transgender women denied bail as he awaits October trial
2012, May 24Virginia's Vexing PoliticsState politicos see possible course correction on anti-gay extremes come November
2012, May 24Close to HomeTown-hall event set to discuss local LGBT youth homelessness
2012, May 24Global LGBT Briefs: Up in Africa, down in CaucasusMalawi's Banda makes historic pledge, while Amnesty takes on anti-gay animus in three countries
2012, May 24National LGBT Briefs: A Tee, a Test and Testy MeetingStudent's rights protected in Ohio, while panel recommends HIV test and American Family Association takes on Home Depot
2012, May 18Marking IDAHO at HRCHuman Rights First releases its new report on LGBTI refugees at event marking International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
2012, May 17LGBT Locals Cheer Obama's Marriage-Equality StanceD.C., Maryland, Virginia groups praise Obama's support for same-sex marriage
2012, May 17National LGBT Briefs: Little State, Big MoveChafee orders recognition for out-of-state marriages, gay Indianapolis teen attacked, and Family Equality Council marks 30 years
2012, May 17Global LGBT Briefs: Executions and IncitementMore gays said to be executed in Iran, while gay Israelis take issue with Torah-quoting councilmember
2012, May 17The Gay GourmandJonathan Bardzik feeds his passion at Eastern Market
2012, May 16Judge Finds Probable Cause in Barracks Row StabbingMarine accused of killing fellow Marine in possible hate crime ordered held without bond to ensure ''safety of the community''
2012, May 16From Evolution to RomneyNews Analysis: The past week has been a study in contrasts between Obama and Romney
2012, May 16Stein-Backed McDuffie Wins in LandslideNext Ward 5 councilmember considered a strong LGBT ally
2012, May 15Virginia Legislators Reject Gay NomineeRepublicans in the House of Delegates scuttle nomination of gay prosecutor to Richmond General District Court
2012, May 15Threat Prompts D.C. EvacuationsLos Angeles Police convey bomb threat to ''national gay rights organizations''
2012, May 14Capital Pride Names 2012 HeroesFive locals represent community contributions on civil rights, HIV/AIDS, entertainment and more
2012, May 10Beninda, Budd nominated for D.C. Commission on Human RightsIf approved by the City Council, the women would be the first transgender people to serve on the 15-member commission
2012, May 10World LGBT Briefs: Women Take On TraditionalistsManji, Clinton and the Forum for Empowerment for Women lead the LGBT charge
2012, May 10National LGBT Briefs: Milk, Mourning and MiamiSan Diego gets a new street, the White House talks LGBT elders and Maurice Sendak dies at 83
2012, May 10Sarah SmilesAfter years of struggling with gender identity, AU student president comes out as transgender to supportive campus
2012, May 10Confronting the VirusLocal activist launches new HIV/AIDS campaign
2012, May 10Quaranta Claims VictoryBeats party's favored slate to become D.C. Young Dems' second openly gay president since home rule
2012, May 08Capital Pride Accepts Charity ChallengeFriends of Pride matching grant heads for $3,000 May 13 benchmark
2012, May 07TransPride's May MoveD.C.'s sixth annual transgender event goes from early June to mid-May to sidestep Trans-Health conference
2012, May 03House Arrest for IHOP-Shooting SuspectJudge releases woman accused in anti-LGBT IHOP shooting to house arrest over prosecution's objection
2012, May 03Surveying the Transgender SceneDC Trans Coalition carrying out needs assessment for transgender D.C. residents
2012, May 03Ruby Corado to Open LGBT Latino Resource CenterLocal transgender activist establishing ''home'' for LGBT Latinos
2012, May 03Circle CelebrationD.C.'s Youth Pride marks a second year back in Dupont Circle
2012, Apr 30Lauper's D.C. DateGrammy-winner coming to Washington for SAMHSA honor and Capitol Hill push
2012, Apr 26Chief Lanier Wows D.C.'s Log Cabin RepublicansPolice chief talks to gay Republicans about bias crime
2012, Apr 26Anti-Bullying Bill on Track for Vote in D.C.Long-awaited anti-bullying bill moves forward with some changes, but funding still a concern
2012, Apr 26McDuffie, Day Net Ward 5 EndorsementsAs election approaches, candidates woo LGBT voters to break away from crowded field
2012, Apr 24UPDATED: Marine Killed in Possible Hate CrimeWitnesses say fellow Marine suspect claims self defense in Barracks Row stabbing
2012, Apr 23Transgender BreakthroughEEOC ruling that gender-identity discrimination is covered by Title VII is a ''sea change'' that opens the doors to employment protection for transgender Americans
2012, Apr 23A Woman's Fight, a Couple's Resilience
2012, Apr 23Understanding the EEOC Process
2012, Apr 23Marine Killed in Possible Hate CrimePolice say suspect, also a Marine, used homophobic slur during Barracks Row stabbing
2012, Apr 21LGBT Rally Draws Tiny Crowd in D.C.With no major backing, local iteration of worldwide event for civil rights brings few to the Capitol, though speakers strike optimistic tone
2012, Apr 20Closer to HomeFinalizing its bid to secure space in the Reeves Center, The DC Center seeks signatures ahead of April 26 deadline
2012, Apr 19HIV Bills Moving Swiftly in D.C.Catania legislation aims to increase educational efforts for health professionals and senior citizens
2012, Apr 19Signs of Life for Anti-Bullying Initiatives in D.C.City Council prepares to pass long-stalled legislation as Gray proposes action plan to prevent bullying
2012, Apr 19Sweet 16 in DupontYouth Pride Day returns to the circle for 2012
2012, Apr 19GLAA Celebrates 41st AnniversaryLongest-running LGBT advocacy organization to honor individuals, organizations promoting equality
2012, Apr 19Global LGBT News Briefs: Ads and InfectionLondon mayor bans ''conversion therapy'' ads, while Canadian court convicts gay American for HIV infection
2012, Apr 19National LGBT News Briefs: Campus, Catholics and CopsBathroom politics hit Pitt, Catholic hierarchy challenged on LGBT youth and LAPD takes a step on transgender policy
2012, Apr 17Whitman-Walker To Honor SebeliusHHS secretary receiving award at spring gala for work on the Affordable Care Act
2012, Apr 17La Raza Study Challenges StereotypesPolling finds evidence that Hispanics hold the same -- if not better -- views of gays and lesbians as the general population
2012, Apr 13On the Record: Ward 5 CandidatesThe contenders vying to replace former Councilmember Harry Thomas, Jr. talk with Metro Weekly about their stances on LGBT issues that have made headlines in the past year
2012, Apr 13New Plea Deal in Works for FurrU.S. Attorney's Office expected to offer deal to off-duty police officer accused of shooting at transgender women
2012, Apr 12Choosing a CandidateLGBT residents are hoping the next Ward 5 councilmember will be an ally and advocate
2012, Apr 12End of an Icon: Vann ChenWashington marks the passing of ''Mama Chen,'' nightlife luminary
2012, Apr 12SMYAL to host discussion panel on factors leading to LGBT youth suicides
2012, Apr 12LGBT National Briefs: Video Orators and Self-HatersBYU students contribute to ''It Gets Better,'' while science finds evidence of same-sex attraction in homophobes
2012, Apr 12Praise for HRC's Donna PayneDonna Payne wins Woman of Excellence honor from National Action Network
2012, Apr 11Carson Hearing RescheduledPreliminary hearing for suspect in IHOP shooting case moved to May
2012, Apr 09Checked OutGay man claims hostile environment at the Library of Congress after being outed
2012, Apr 04Incumbency Trumps in DC and MarylandAmid light turnout, voters stick with the status quo
2012, Apr 04LGBT News Briefs: Pageant and ParishTransgender beauty contestant in Canada and churchgoing gay in Austria fight back
2012, Apr 04LGBT National Briefs: Campus and CoffeeCalifornia schools considering questions on identity and orientation, while Starbucks gets thousands of thank-yous
2012, Apr 04Counting the CrimesD.C. police reports show 15 possible gay and transgender related bias crimes occurred in March
2012, Apr 03Skinner Scheduled for TrialMan accused of threatening teenage lesbians ordered to drug treatment program as he awaits trial
2012, Mar 30Victim of Georgia Ave. Robbery SpeaksHe and partner answer Metro Weekly's questions in face-to-face interview two weeks after his attack
2012, Mar 29Bowie State Opening Center for LGBT StudentsNew space will be the first dedicated resource center of its kind on an HBCU campus
2012, Mar 29LGBT National Briefs: Arizona advocate, Southeast lawsuitCaleb Laieski lands post with Phoenix mayor's office, while Georgia high school student president sues over firing
2012, Mar 28Talk About SexWhitman-Walker offers third Community Conversation
2012, Mar 27GLAAD for GeidnerMetro Weekly senior political editor wins national honor for series on history of DOMA
2012, Mar 27STC Sets MemorialCelebration of Jared Neff's life to take place April 10
2012, Mar 26D.C. Officials Announce Arrest in IHOP ShootingPolice arrest a 27-year-old female in relation to the March 11 shooting at a Columbia Heights restaurant
2012, Mar 23Montgomery Found Competent to Stand TrialTrial of man accused of fatally stabbing transgender woman, Deoni Jones, in Northeast D.C. moves forward
2012, Mar 22Global Briefs: European Push and PullFrench women lose adoption fight, while Ben & Jerry join U.K. marriage push
2012, Mar 22National Briefs: Accountability and AccommodationGLAAD goes after off-camera offenses, and the Big Apple welcomes Out NYC
2012, Mar 21Hundreds March to Protest LGBT Hate Crimes in D.C.Event for victims goes viral, prompting residents, city leaders to take to streets in support
2012, Mar 21Obama's Adventures in WonderlandNews Analysis: With the latest White House comments on the Obamas and marriage equality, all pretense of clarity is gone
2012, Mar 20MPD Updates Stein Club on Anti-LGBT CrimesNewsham promises vigilance in pursuing crimes, but says bias motivation very difficult to prove
2012, Mar 20Chamber Announces AwardeesArea's LGBT chamber of commerce names honorees ahead of April 20 dinner
2012, Mar 20Johnson's Symposium SpeechLesbian denied Communion at her mother's funeral closes national Catholic gathering with moving words
2012, Mar 20Six-Month Field TestAssessing DADT repeal at the half-year mark shows little disruption, but sticking points on nondiscrimination and a second front on securing out transgender service
2012, Mar 20Catholic ConclaveNew Ways Ministry holds national LGBT Catholic conference in Baltimore
2012, Mar 20Standing Out for EqualityEquality Virginia honors five ''OUTstanding'' Virginians, prepares for April 14 dinner
2012, Mar 19MPD Reports Reveal More Anti-LGBT AttacksRecent attacks sparking strong community reaction are not alone among reported incidents of past few months
2012, Mar 16PFLAG and PFOX Debate MCPS Fliers on News Channel 8Pro-LGBT organization counters ''ex-gay'' organization's claims as Montgomery County considers changes to flier-distribution guidelines
2012, Mar 15New Attacks Alarm D.C.LGBT community organizers plan march and fundraiser in the wake of recent shooting and assaults; Mayor Gray releases statement of support
2012, Mar 14Losing a Loved OneShakespeare Theatre's Jared Neff, 30, dies suddenly
2012, Mar 13Kameny Estate Dispute Leads to LawsuitsCongressional Cemetery interment for gay rights icon postponed as heir files suit on behalf of estate against four Kameny associates
2012, Mar 12Communion-Withholding Priest SuspendedBarbara Johnson, a lesbian who was denied Communion by the priest at her mother's Gaithersburg funeral, praises decision and hopes for healing
2012, Mar 09More Felony Charges for FurrU.S. Attorney's Office adds charges against MPD officer accused of shooting at group of transgender women and others
2012, Mar 09Council Unanimously Approves Same-Sex Divorce BillMeasure allows same-sex couples to divorce in the District without establishing residency
2012, Mar 08Then and NowWhite House won't comment on a federal contractor nondiscrimination policy, but Obama pledged his support for such a policy in 2008
2012, Mar 08Cendana SurgesNext Generation winner bests councilmembers for Dem convention seat
2012, Mar 08Deal Reached After DOJ Joins Bullying LawsuitFive-year consent decree aims to change environment in Minnesota school district
2012, Mar 08Showdown at SteinSekou Biddle, Vincent Orange split LGBT Democrats support
2012, Mar 06Whitman-Walker Touts Growth, Fiscal HealthCommunity health center expected to finish with operating gain for second year in a row
2012, Mar 05Rise of the GriffinAs Chad Griffin prepares to take over at HRC in June, Metro Weekly takes a look back at his past three years on the national LGBT scene – in his own words
2012, Mar 02Cendana Shooting for Charlotte2011 Next Generation winner vying for a spot at Democratic National Convention
2012, Mar 02Final FarewellUPDATE: Planned March 3 service ''on hold''
2012, Mar 01Parker and ProsecutionLesbian judge declines straight marriages, while Massachusetts lesbians face gay hate charge
2012, Mar 01Kato Honor, Banking RequestGay Jamaican activist wins inaugural Kato award, while Washingtonian pushes global banks on Uganda action
2012, Feb 28LGBT Activists Reject Marion Barry, Yvette AlexanderD.C. incumbents suffer one-two punch, losing Stein Dems' endorsement and earning lowest scores in GLAA ratings
2012, Feb 23Baltimore County Passes Gender-Identity BillCounty Council votes 5-2 to approve comprehensive nondiscrimination protections
2012, Feb 23National Briefs: Getting Better, Going WestMTV show says ''It Gets Better,'' as Arizona and Nebraska face challenges
2012, Feb 23Global Briefs: Eating Out, Standing UpAussie PM hears from gay couples, while Sweden takes a step for transgender citizens
2012, Feb 22''Conscience Clause'' Bills Pass through LegislatureLGBT groups call on Governor McDonnell to veto Virginia adoption measure
2012, Feb 22A Very Long EngagementNews Analysis: As president, Obama has been able to avoid the tough decision about marriage equality that governors in recent years haven't as easily avoided
2012, Feb 17Stein Dems Endorse Muriel BowserClub chooses Democrats to back for Ward 4 council race, U.S. House delegate and ''shadow representative''
2012, Feb 16Baltimore County Nears LGBT ProtectionsCounty Council majority baking measure to add gender identity nondsicrimination
2012, Feb 16National Briefs: USCIS: New YorkNew York sees help for binational couple and a campus crusade
2012, Feb 16Photo FinishLynch and Blade reach settlement for photo use
2012, Feb 16Cakes for CausesScarlet's Bake Sale harnesses kinky cooks for fundraiser
2012, Feb 16Global Briefs: Standing Up in Sweden, Escaping in EntebbeCommunity under attack in Russia and Uganda, while activists push back for trans Swedes' rights
2012, Feb 14Komen's ReachIn the wake of its treatment of Planned Parenthood, some in LGBT health consider their own ties to Komen organization
2012, Feb 13Suspect Makes Court Appearance in Jones KillingJudge orders Gary Niles Montgomery, facing second-degree murder charge, held without bond
2012, Feb 11Suspect Arrested in Deoni Jones StabbingPolice arrest Northeast D.C. man in connection with killing of transgender woman
2012, Feb 09Virginia Adoption Bill PassedGovernor expected to sign legislation, which could further restrict LGBT adoption and foster parenting in the state
2012, Feb 09Honoring an ArtistLocal lesbian photographer and activist Joan Biren receives prestigious award at Creating Change
2012, Feb 09News Briefs: Left to RightHRC takes Occupy heat in New York, while AFA attacks Ellen
2012, Feb 09Time To TalkWWH launches monthly ''Community Conversations'' series
2012, Feb 08Remembering Deoni JonesVigil draws crowd to bus stop memorial, community calls for justice for slain transgender woman
2012, Feb 04PFOX Pushes Student OutreachMontgomery County ''ex-gay'' group sends its message home with high school students' report cards
2012, Feb 03Transgender Woman Killed [UPDATED]Victim suffers fatal stabbing at Northeast bus stop
2012, Feb 02Gender Rights Bill Stuck in SenateWith marriage equality front and center, the proposed Maryland gender identity nondiscrimination bill has been pushed to the sidelines
2012, Feb 02National News BriefsTwo referendums: Maine set to re-equalize, while one Jersey boy takes a step back
2012, Feb 01A Sudden LossLong-time Metro Weekly distributor Gary Teter's passing leaves behind a 25-year partnership and a reputation for quiet accomplishment
2012, Feb 01Marriage Showdown at State SenateMaryland Gov. O'Malley testifies in support of bill extending marriage equality to gays and lesbians
2012, Jan 31Seeking OrderAdvocates see movement on federal action to ban contractors from anti-LGBT discrimination, but thus far the White House is silent
2012, Jan 29The Next BattleThe question of trans service could be getting a big boost with the focus OutServe has decided to give it
2012, Jan 27Metro Weekly distribution driver dead in crashEarly morning accident in Northeast does not appear to be cause of death
2012, Jan 27Gay Republican Jumps into Crowded Field for Ward 5 Council Race
2012, Jan 26Prostitution Proposal Sparks Debate in DCCouncilmember Alexander's bill to make prostitution-free zones permanent draws both sides to heated hearing
2012, Jan 26Martin O'Malley Introduces Gay Marriage BillMaryland governor's 2012 legislative agenda includes push to legalize same-sex unions
2012, Jan 26Lobbying Legislators in RichmondDespite Republican control of the legislature, Equality Virginia hopes for small incremental victories on LGBT rights
2012, Jan 26National News BriefsPosthumous honor for Kameny, while One Colorado releases LGBT health care findings and National Strategy for Black Gay Youth enters first phase
2012, Jan 24Recognition, and LimitationsLorelei Kilker will be attending tonight's State of the Union for fighting workplace discrimination, but her attendance also highlights ongoing LGBT limits
2012, Jan 23O'Malley To Introduce Marriage BillMaryland governor's legislative agenda includes push to legalize same-sex unions
2012, Jan 20Calls for Action in MarylandMarriage equality advocates recruit volunteer phone-bankers to identify supporters for legislative push and possible referendum
2012, Jan 19GLAAD Announces NomineesMetro Weekly's Chris Geidner nominated for four-part series on the passage of DOMA
2012, Jan 19Down to South CarolinaGingrich, Santorum and Paul attempt to keep nomination from Romney
2012, Jan 19Protesting Through PrayerCatholic University's LGBT students, allies protest Cardinal George's comments on homosexuality
2012, Jan 19Youth Protections PraisedVA Board of Juvenile Justice votes to include sexual orientation in discrimination protections
2012, Jan 19Standing TallMatt Bronson towered over a competitive field at this year's MAL
2012, Jan 19Baltimore BoundTLA launching second QFest film festival
2012, Jan 19Marketing MarriageGWU student pushes for viral video supporting marriage equality to hit U.S. airwaves
2012, Jan 19Don't Tell, Go to JailTwo Maryland legislators hoping to raise the classification of knowingly transmitting HIV from misdemeanor to felony
2012, Jan 18Uganda Official Counters Unitarian MinisterUgandan minister in exile's campaign against homophobia in his home country comes to Maryland, prompting contradictory response from embassy staffer
2012, Jan 17Rounding-Up VotesWith the 90-day clock ticking down, Maryland's advocates say they are leaving 'no stone unturned' in the effort to pass marriage equality
2012, Jan 17Religious Leaders Debut New Tactic on MarriageGroup claims that allowing gays and lesbians to marry will force ''moral equivalence'' throughout all church activities
2012, Jan 13On Pace for PrideCapital Pride's June events may be months away, but community engagement is on now
2012, Jan 13Big Year for Marriage2012 is likely to see marriage movement, good and bad, in the courts, the ballot box and in the legislatures
2012, Jan 12Grading Mayor GrayDespite low citywide ratings, mayor's administration gets high marks on LGBT issues
2012, Jan 12Absent UpdateNews Analysis: Obama's position on marriage has been stalled on ''evolving,'' but there is a path forward if he wants it
2012, Jan 10LGBT Groups React to Thomas ResignationCouncilmember Orange holds Ward 5 meeting to assure residents as seat remains open ahead of special election
2012, Jan 05Second-Guessing SupportSome LGBT residents questioning past backing of Harry Thomas amid legal troubles
2012, Jan 05Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance Elects New OfficersWood passes torch to Miguel Tuason
2012, Jan 05Williams Leaving Dupont Main StreetsExecutive director steps down as head of nonprofit neighborhood organization
2012, Jan 02Community in Mourning [UPDATED]Year begins with local loss as Peter Fox dies of CNS lymphoma
2011, Dec 29DCTC vs. VirginiaTransgender-advocacy group files brief in suit against Virginia Department of Corrections
2011, Dec 27The Caucus AwaitsNext week, Iowa's GOP voters give the country its first contest of the 2012 primary campaign
2011, Dec 26CAGLCC Names 2012 Board of DirectorsFive new members added to eight continuing members serving as board aims to grow Chamber membership
2011, Dec 22Virginia Discrimination ReinforcedBoard of Social Services votes against more-inclusive adoption/foster regulations
2011, Dec 22Baltimore County Grants Spousal BenefitsCounty extends health care, other benefits to legally married same-sex couples
2011, Dec 22Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance Sets AgendaNonpartisan group prepares to rate candidates for April primary
2011, Dec 22Furr UpdateMPD officer accused of shooting at transgender women remains in lockup as lawyers try to negotiate plea deal
2011, Dec 21HRC Releases 2012 CEI UPDATEDLocal businesses earn perfect scores on latest equality index
2011, Dec 21Transgender Woman StabbedAltercation in Northeast leads to non-fatal attack
2011, Dec 15Making a Clean BreakDivorce bill would grant same-sex couples married in D.C. right to divorce without residency
2011, Dec 15Jenkins-Miller Custody Fight ContinuesMan accused of helping ''ex-gay'' mother flee country surrenders
2011, Dec 13An Outing -- Or NotGOProud's attack on Rick Perry's pollster led Andrew Breitbart to resign from the group, but underlying questions remain unanswered
2011, Dec 08Cuccinelli To Run for GovernorLocal LGBT groups not enthusiastic about Va. Attorney General's candidacy
2011, Dec 08Acting GloballyAdministration lays out commitment to support LGBT equality worldwide
2011, Dec 08Willard Sentenced to Eight YearsLGBT groups slam plea deal for man who shot transgender woman
2011, Dec 08Gay Group Calls for Thomas To GoDC Log Cabin hits councilmember amid investigation
2011, Dec 08Locals Mark World AIDS DayPersonal connections, interventions can help combat spread of HIV, organizers say
2011, Dec 08DC Trans Coalition Hosts Town HallHealth care and housing discrimination among greatest concerns
2011, Dec 08Witeck Wins Human Rights AwardLocal CEO honored for advocacy of LGBT issues, policies in corporate America
2011, Dec 08First Stage for AIDS MemorialDesign competition opens in NYC, while Vermont gets new supreme and Duncan calls for better anti-bullying efforts
2011, Dec 01Blanchon Wins Leadership AwardWhitman-Walker executive director honored for health center's financial progress
2011, Dec 01Frank Departure [UPDATED]Serving in Congress since the ''Reagan Revolution,'' gay Democratic Rep. Barney Frank announces his last term
2011, Dec 01Couples Win Baltimore BenefitsDecision is latest victory for same-sex couples, but Maryland AG warns of more fights
2011, Dec 01GLOV To Present AwardsCenter's anti-violence task force offers social and ceremony
2011, Dec 01Two Tours and a Transgender BillSoulforce readies for spring tour as George Michael cancels his, and Massachusetts gets transgender protections
2011, Nov 23Activists Picket MPD and ProsecutorsTransgender Day of Action protesters deliver complaints and demands to D.C. authorities
2011, Nov 23Vigil Honors Lost Transgender LivesCommunity marks 10th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance
2011, Nov 23Straight Sister of the LGBT MovementNBJC's Sharon Lettman-Hicks discusses work, motivation and a lesson from Transgender Day of Remembrance
2011, Nov 23SLDN Takes Aim at DOMASeeking equal spousal benefits for LGB servicemembers, group makes its case in federal court
2011, Nov 23News Briefs: Oregon On Hold with MarriageGay group decides against ballot measure, while study backs GSAs and Stonewall Museum celebrates
2011, Nov 22Win for Baltimore PoliceCounty cops win right to employee benefits for same-sex spouses
2011, Nov 18Food & Friends Calls for VolunteersAnnual ''Slice of Life'' pie fundraiser short on distribution-day help
2011, Nov 17Protestors Picket Police and ProsecutorsTransgender Day of Action activists deliver complaints and demands to D.C. authorities
2011, Nov 17Phantom Makes Fixes to FiltersCompany adjusts its software algorithm for Web filters after blocking LGBT sites on Montgomery County computers
2011, Nov 17Court Rejects LCR RehearingDADT lawsuit appeal rejected, Log Cabin to decide on appeal to Supreme Court
2011, Nov 17Battling the Blood BanGW's LGBT law-school group holds blood drive to highlight FDA ban
2011, Nov 17Sex and Identity SymposiumAmerican University hosts area universities' joint LGBT-issues conference
2011, Nov 17News Briefs: Bullies, Barber and the FBIAudiences take in ''J. Edgar'' while Michigan takes on bullies and NAACP's Barber rallies for marriage equality
2011, Nov 15HUD Secretary Supports Marriage EqualitySaying he ''absolutely'' supports marriage equality, Shaun Donovan becomes the first sitting cabinet secretary to do so
2011, Nov 15Federal Leaders Honor KamenyLocal civil rights leader remembered at national level
2011, Nov 10Kameny To Be Honored on Capitol HillOfficial memorial service for gay rights icon scheduled for Nov. 15
2011, Nov 10Carrie Evans Named Executive Director of Equality MarylandFormer Human Rights Campaign Staffer Takes Helm, Promises To Deliver on Marriage Equality
2011, Nov 10Ebbin ElectedVirginia Senate gets gay member, flips for GOP
2011, Nov 10Off-Year AdvancesLGBT advocacy organizations celebrate Election Day results
2011, Nov 10Clinton's HIV AddressSecretary of State offers strategy for limiting infections worldwide
2011, Nov 10Mendelson Fields TestimonyHate-crime hearing draws activists and police – and differing perspectives
2011, Nov 04Farewell to a FighterHundreds attend closed-casket viewing to pay respects to Frank Kameny
2011, Nov 04Furr Likely To Get Plea DealProsecution expecting an agreement in shooting case involving off-duty MPD officer, transgender women
2011, Nov 03Montgomery College Adopts LGBT MeasuresCommunity college endorses anti-bullying statement, expands ''safe zone'' training
2011, Nov 03Judge OetkenGay lawyer dons his robe, taking his place on the federal bench in Manhattan – and in history
2011, Nov 03Sorting Out SolutionsForum seeks remedies to difficulties facing LGBT community, people of color
2011, Nov 03Walking for Whitman-WalkerIn rain and snow, thousands raise money, awareness at 25th Annual AIDS Walk
2011, Nov 03Queen for a YearD.C. title holders snag back-to-back wins at national pageant
2011, Nov 03Hail CesarGallaudet student throwing himself in Mr. Gay arena
2011, Nov 02Seeking Adoption EqualityLGBT adoption gets the focus of lawmakers and the White House, but a presidential proclamation calling for equality without mentioning ''gender identity'' raises eyebrows
2011, Oct 31National Register to Accept Kameny HouseDesignation makes gay activist's house the only nationally recognized LGBT-related historic site – nearing Stonewall Inn's status as ''landmark''
2011, Oct 28Life in the Fast LanesWashington's CHIT Gay Bowling Tournament Celebrates its 30th Anniversary on Halloween Weekend
2011, Oct 27Spirited, But Not Yet SafeSenate committee fails to include either of two anti-bullying bills supported by LGBT advocates in education bill that proceeded through committee on Spirit Day
2011, Oct 27Attacking IndifferenceCommunity groups converge to offer aid and emotional support to black LGBT youth
2011, Oct 27Gansler Warns of Ballot-Box FightMaryland AG predicts marriage equality will pass in Annapolis, but then face voters
2011, Oct 27AIDS Walk's Top 25Whitman-Walker honors individuals for efforts against HIV/AIDS
2011, Oct 24Kameny's Artifacts on Display at SmithsonianNational Museum of American History to honor local gay civil rights pioneer with exhibit
2011, Oct 21NoVa Republican's Comments Not Yet Forgotten or ForgivenControversial remarks made at AGLA candidate forum continue to make waves after apology
2011, Oct 20Kameny Viewing AnnouncedCommittee announces details of Nov. 3 viewing for late gay-rights pioneer
2011, Oct 20Stein Dems' MilestoneLGBT Democratic club to mark 35 years with reception, honors
2011, Oct 20Athletic AchievementsTeam DC holds awards reception
2011, Oct 20Silver Anniversary in HeelsPerruzza announces last stint as race organizer
2011, Oct 20Leading the WayWWH announces grand marshals of 25th AIDS Walk
2011, Oct 20Research and RecoveryTreatment center honors two for work against meth
2011, Oct 20Evolving IslamGay imam touts progressive group, Rep. Ellison reception
2011, Oct 18Dem DepartureMichael Mitchell, who has led Stonewall Democrats for the past two years, to step down at the end of the month
2011, Oct 14Montgomery County Blocks Access to LGBT WebsitesSoftware filter blocks county employees from LGBT sites, including Metro Weekly, claiming such sites contain ''pornography''
2011, Oct 13Share Our ValuesNews Analysis: As voters look for candidates who share their moral sense, some new possibilities emerge for the way LGBT issues play in politics
2011, Oct 13Coming Out GrayMayor uses National Coming Out Day to address LGBT concerns
2011, Oct 13Whitman-Walker WelcomeHealth provider opens its doors for review of renovations and services
2011, Oct 11Frank Kameny Dies at 86For more than 50 years, the District legend fought for equality – from his own firing in 1957 to the end of DADT just weeks ago
2011, Oct 07Cowboys Calling It Quits UPDATEDLocal dance troupe ''going out on top,'' announces 2012 final tour after 17-year run
2011, Oct 06Strong Words, But Still EvolvingAt HRC Obama gives tough talk to GOP opponents, later tells ABC News he's ''still working'' on marriage equality
2011, Oct 06Bending with BenevolenceYoga fundraiser to help women with breast cancer readies D.C. debut
2011, Oct 06Activists Voice Crime ConcernsTown-hall event draws key players, but little grassroots interest
2011, Oct 06PW's PrizeLaurel bar chooses leather titleholder
2011, Oct 04Pride PlacementsCapital Pride announces board changes, new executive director
2011, Oct 03Sunday Death ReportedSW nightclub staff discover patron in distress who later dies at GWU Hospital
2011, Oct 03Shooter Pleads GuiltyWillard accepts plea deal after shooting transgender woman
2011, Oct 03International ArrestMPD announces foreign arrest in 2007 lesbian homicide
2011, Oct 03Mount Vernon VictimMan Robbed at Gunpoint Could Be District's Latest Bias Crime
2011, Sep 30Presenting PALSWhitman-Walker Health and Mautner Project Partnering To Provide Support Services Targeting LGBT Seniors
2011, Sep 29Ward RouletteD.C. redistricting sends substantial numbers of gay Washingtonians into new wards
2011, Sep 29Vigil VoicesLocals remember Gopalan, urge an end to anti-LGBT violence
2011, Sep 29HOME HelpHill Dems introduce bill aimed at ending anti-LGBT discrimination in housing and lending
2011, Sep 27Strike Against The CenterVandals disrupt LGBT community center's phone and Internet
2011, Sep 23Center SoireeLGBT community center prepares its biggest fundraiser of the year
2011, Sep 22Date with DelgaudioIn an anti-gay fundraising letter, Loudon Co. supervisor claims to have been beaten for his beliefs
2011, Sep 22Grieving for GauravAeronautical engineer, theater enthusiast and former Metro Weekly coverboy Gaurav Gopalan left a mark on the community
2011, Sep 22City Offering Safety EventGLBT affairs office leading public-safety open house
2011, Sep 22After Party1409 Playbill Café closes with a bang and a relocation promise
2011, Sep 22Centaurs Celebrate FransonLeather/Levi club offers rare Bikeus Award to Metro Weekly art director
2011, Sep 22Double L WinAllen Lerch takes Rehoboth leather title
2011, Sep 21Multiple Charges Dog WashingtonMan charged in Columbia Heights lesbian assault pleads guilty to felony charge in an unrelated case
2011, Sep 20Gopalan Death Ruled HomicideLocal theater enthusiast's death ruled hemorrhaging due to ''blunt-impact trauma''; investigation continues
2011, Sep 19D.C. Debuts Transgender Employment ProgramExisting program enrolls first full class of transgender participants in apprenticeship program
2011, Sep 16Plea Deal Offered in Transgender Shooting CasePreliminary hearing is rescheduled while defendant considers pleading to aggravated assault
2011, Sep 15NBJC Takes the HillBlack LGBT organization readies for annual 'Out on the Hill'
2011, Sep 15Local Killed in Texas AccidentBrian McKernan, formerly of Whitman-Walker, killed by wayward car while attempting to aid injured motorcyclist
2011, Sep 15Double DefeatIn 1996, ENDA was hoped to help ease the pain of DOMA, but instead fell by one vote in a Senate focused on a ''thinly disguised example of intolerance''
2011, Sep 13MPD Fields Transgender Crime QuestionsNews media, community activists hound MPD on handling of recent crimes
2011, Sep 13Arrest Made in Trans ShootingSuspect in Sept. 12 incident surrenders himself to MPD, charged
2011, Sep 12Going Public with Anti-Trans Attacks (UPDATED)MPD briefs press on weekend death in Columbia Heights, asks for community assistance to ID the deceased
2011, Sep 10Trans Woman Found Dead in Columbia HeightsCause of death yet to be determined, but police told activists victim suffered trauma to the face
2011, Sep 09NAACP Joins Maryland Marriage FightBaltimore branch now part of the Marylanders for Marriage Equality coalition
2011, Sep 08HIV/AIDS Nonprofit Head Insults Gay CouncilmembersDirector of Miracle Hands uses radio show to call Catania and Graham ''faggots'' and criticize investigation of his organization
2011, Sep 08Answering the CallPhilip B. Terry-Smith is proud to have gone where he was needed in the 9/11 aftermath
2011, Sep 07Critical CourtProp. 8 supporters find sympathetic ears in their quest to defend California's anti-gay marriage law
2011, Sep 06Trial Date Set for Columbia Heights AltercationJudge sets November trials for two brothers accused of attacking women July 30
2011, Sep 06Defending DOMA, Fighting BackIn a case in California, DOJ and DHS are fighting it out with House Republican leaders over immigration law regarding same-sex bi-national couples
2011, Sep 02No Bail for Cop in Trans ShootingJudge keeps Furr in custody, sets status hearing for October
2011, Sep 01Officer ArrestedOff-duty policeman charged after two transgender women, third victim, shot
2011, Sep 01NLGJA HonorsMetro Weekly writers take home wins at national LGBT journalism conference
2011, Aug 26Transgender Shooting Prompts RallyRally underscores frustration in the transgender community with MPD; meanwhile, shooting incident is still under investigation
2011, Aug 26Honoring the Dream (UPDATED)Washington's LGBT community joins in celebrating dedication of Martin Luther King Jr. memorial
2011, Aug 25Ebbin Wins PrimaryOut gay delegate poised to be Virginia's first out state senator
2011, Aug 25Mapping the New ''Gayborhood''Census shows number of gay couples increasing, moving beyond traditional enclaves
2011, Aug 23Six Months LaterNews Analysis: A half-year after the Obama administration decided to stop defending DOMA, the impact on the legal landscape has been felt throughout the country
2011, Aug 18Prosecutorial DiscretionHomeland Security announces implementation of changes that will enable some in same-sex relationships to avoid deportation
2011, Aug 18Civil ResponseO'Malley responds to archbishop's opposition to marriage equality
2011, Aug 17Sit Down with the ChiefLGBT leaders met with Lanier – and though several came away frustrated, they're still hoping for action
2011, Aug 11Addressing the DataLocal organizations respond to CDC's new HIV incidence report
2011, Aug 11Drag DonationStonewall Kickball announces $3,472 for The Center with past season's ''Drag Ball''
2011, Aug 10Immigration WoesNews Analysis: As a recent green card denial shows, same-sex married, bi-national couples face continued uncertainty
2011, Aug 04Bridge BuilderLa Raza honors lesbian Latina member of its board
2011, Aug 02''Identical Situation''Police investigate Sunday morning shooting that targeted a transgender woman in Northeast
2011, Aug 01Judicial SymbolismAs the recent confirmation of one out gay judge is heralded, another waits longer than any other Obama judicial nominee just to have a hearing on his nomination
2011, Jul 28DADT's CountdownOn Sept. 20, the law banning out gay, lesbian and bisexual military service will come to an end
2011, Jul 28One State, Two LawsuitsEmpire State marriage opponents and supporters head to court
2011, Jul 28Marching on WashingtonLeaders in fight against HIV/AIDS announce plan for march to coincide with AIDS 2012
2011, Jul 28Petworth AttackGay man beaten by three others in possible hate crime
2011, Jul 28Forgo RodeoASGRA pushes forward in the black, but Atlantic Stampede remains in limbo
2011, Jul 28Ending IsolationSAGE Metro DC launches program to aide LGBT seniors in need of companionship
2011, Jul 28GLOV Trainings GrowFormer co-chairs establish training protocol for GLLU
2011, Jul 24''Too Many Times''Hundreds gather to remember the life of Lashai Mclean, the latest transgender victim of violence in D.C.
2011, Jul 21Community MourningVigil announced to remember Lashai Mclean, transgender homicide victim, at the Northeast D.C. site of the attack
2011, Jul 20Transgender Woman KilledVictim was shot early Wednesday morning in Northeast Washington
2011, Jul 19Swinging at DOMAWhite House press secretary announces Obama's support for the Respect for Marriage Act on eve of Senate hearing on legislation, which would repeal DOMA
2011, Jul 19Courtly ConversationD.C. Superior Court judge accepts GLOV invitation, as Hannah gets 100 days for latest offense
2011, Jul 14Marriage WarsIn 1996, DOMA went from being introduced to being passed by the House – and given the OK of the Clinton administration – in less than 10 weeks
2011, Jul 14Maryland Marriage CoalitionOrganizations join forces in seeking marriage equality legislation in Maryland in 2012
2011, Jul 14Lawsuit SettledMetro Weekly co-publisher discusses deal with Post-Newsweek
2011, Jul 14Community NeedsDC Trans Coalition releases summary findings of its first needs-assessment survey
2011, Jul 14Last ThroesU.S. Court of Appeals wants to know who's left to defend DADT, even as certification to repeal the law may be imminent
2011, Jul 12Parental GuidanceUnited Church of Christ affirms the rights of LGBT parents, encourages members to push issue with legislators
2011, Jul 08Share your memories of Apex/BadlandsPlease contribute to next week's cover story
2011, Jul 07Out Patient CareHRC lists Whitman-Walker Health as a ''leader'' in 2011 Healthcare Index
2011, Jul 06Critical MassThird Council hearing on hate crimes fields a series of complaints from the D.C. LGBT community
2011, Jul 05Apex ClosesManagement announces sale, abrupt shutdown of longtime LGBT nightclub in Dupont
2011, Jul 05Acknowledging the PastNews Analysis: DOJ's admission of the ''regrettable role'' of the federal government in anti-gay discrimination – and criticism of state and local discrimination – is historic
2011, Jul 01Hannah Arrested, AgainCommunity reacts to Robert Hannah, involved in 2008 murder of gay Maryland resident, up on charges again
2011, Jun 30Holcomb Gets 50 yearsD.C. judge delivers sentence for 2009 shooting of gay D.C. resident Anthony Perkins
2011, Jun 29Two-Year TrialAfter slur and arrest, gay man finds justice – and the heart to defend his jailer
2011, Jun 29Coiffure That Cares''Wig Aid Live'' raises about $2,000 for Wanda Alston House
2011, Jun 27Stunted GrowthNews Analysis: Months after Obama announced he was ''evolving'' on marriage equality, the process has stalled
2011, Jun 24A Singular SensationAfter decades of fighting and many false starts, marriage equality legislation passes, signed into law in New York
2011, Jun 24Progress Meets MarriageAlthough Obama received cheers for his LGBT advancements, the ''marriage question'' – left unanswered – had some high-dollar donors wanting more
2011, Jun 23Test TimeLocals mobilize for National HIV Testing Day
2011, Jun 23Next CourseDuplex Diner announces renovation, new ownership
2011, Jun 23Helping HairDyer offers ''Wig Aid Live'' for Wanda Alston House
2011, Jun 20Gay T & TWhile the focus has been on GLAAD, a closer look shows AT&T's ongoing attempts to influence policy statements of LGBT organizations
2011, Jun 17Safeway Couple SatisfiedGay couple called ''faggots'' at D.C. grocery store finds resolution
2011, Jun 17Senate Cuts Anti-Gay AmendmentsDefense bill passed by Senate committee contains none of House's anti-LGBT amendments, adds provision repealing military code's sodomy law
2011, Jun 17Cashier TerminatedSafeway issues second apology and fires employee for homophobic epithets
2011, Jun 16Too Little, Too LateGay couple says Safeway apology inadequate, while Commissioner Litsky suggests three steps for the company to right the wrong
2011, Jun 16Corporate ContritionSafeway issues an apology to gay D.C. couple insulted by cashier
2011, Jun 16Marrying MattersFrom Proposition 8 to New York lawmakers – with a bankruptcy court thrown in for good measure – marriage equality is a bi-coastal proposition this week
2011, Jun 16Making the PointHometown and transplant, locals win LGBT scholarships
2011, Jun 16Gender in VirginiaTransgender inmate sues for surgery
2011, Jun 16Dog DayPride of Pets readies its 18th show of pups in Dupont
2011, Jun 16Fostering GrantT.H.E. sets Fannie Mae funds to parenting effort
2011, Jun 16Planning AheadCatania holds roundtable with organizers for AIDS 2012 conference
2011, Jun 15Video ApologyConcerned gay D.C. resident records video apology from Safeway cashier who called customers ''faggots''
2011, Jun 15Not So SafeGay D.C. couple files complaint with the D.C. Office of Human Rights after alleged incident at Southwest Safeway store
2011, Jun 09DADT's Six-Month MarkFrom the Hill to the Pentagon, President Obama – and servicemembers – face continued reminders that ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' is still on the books
2011, Jun 09True SageTraveling throughout the halls of Congress for the past month has been an unexpected – and successful – lobbyist, a 16-year-old Arizonan named Caleb Laieski
2011, Jun 07Grassroots Growth in MarylandTwo new organizations have formed to tackle LGBT rights in Maryland
2011, Jun 06Maryland Deal DeclinedEquality Maryland board member resigns after group rejects conditional $500,000 donation
2011, Jun 0630 Years LaterSmithsonian opens exhibit illustrating AIDS epidemic
2011, Jun 02Airman DischargedPentagon confirms Air Force discharge under ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' on April 29 – the first and only discharge since Obama signed a bill to repeal the law
2011, Jun 02Super HeroesCapital Pride honors activists who have improved the local LGBT community
2011, Jun 01Rowland Cancels AppearanceJennifer Holliday agrees to join Capital Pride lineup
2011, May 31Defensive PoliticsNews Analysis: House defense bill vote shows how LGBT orgs' strategy leads House Dems to treat LGBT measures differently than GOP did
2011, May 31Safe-Schools Funding SlashedAnti-bullying program that includes work with gay students to be hit with more than $100 million in cuts
2011, May 27Trans Woman Beaten in FredericksburgTwo arrested, two at large, in attack that police are not calling anti-trans despite epithets
2011, May 27Kickoff ConversationCapital Pride steps off with panel discussion on LGBT media and volunteer orientation
2011, May 26Cover QuartetCapital Pride Guide – all four versions – hits streets
2011, May 26Before the ParadeFour pride celebrations precede Capital Pride pinnacle
2011, May 26New NeighborGay Ugandan living in D.C. wins asylum in the U.S.
2011, May 24Maryland Money WoesEquality Maryland faces financial crisis, possible shutdown
2011, May 24First OutFrank Bruni named first out gay op-ed columnist in New York Times' history
2011, May 24Sentencing in Gay HomicideJudge gives Justin Navarro 40 years in jail for murder of Kevin Massey
2011, May 19Monday MoveBlack Pride moves to combine with Us Helping Us annual event
2011, May 19Party for Pride and HeritageLGBT Asian/Pacific Islander community marks month
2011, May 19Center AdditionCommunity center hires full-time staffer for tobacco-cessation efforts
2011, May 19Grant for GoodVerizon award to help SMYAL foster healthy relationships for LGBT youth
2011, May 14White House Objects to DADT AmendmentHouse language seeks more impediments to DADT repeal; other amendments seek to ban legal gay marriages at military facilities
2011, May 13Pride's DestinyCapital Pride Alliance announces headliner Kelly Rowland
2011, May 12For FrankThe Academy of Washington surprises gay rights pioneer with $3,500 donation
2011, May 12Shine OnLocal group offers event countering youth homelessness, which hits LGBT youth hardest
2011, May 12Pring FlingPromoter rallies community for LGBT volunteer fair
2011, May 11A Complicated PathNews Analysis: Attorney General Holder's unusual decision to intervene in Paul Wilson Dorman's immigration case shows the current law's difficulties – for same-sex couples and the government
2011, May 05NYAC's Last DaysYouth advocacy organization announces May 13 closing
2011, May 05Divine DateMCC-DC celebrates 40-year anniversary
2011, May 05Latino RoyaleMpodérate! crowns its new king, queen and drag queen
2011, May 05Arlington AdditionYouth and adult PFLAG meetings come to county
2011, Apr 28Help From OhioFounding executive director of Equality Ohio to help ''stabilize'' Equality Maryland in coming months
2011, Apr 28Telling SecretsJustin Terry-Smith becomes a children's author with I Have a Secret
2011, Apr 28Sticks and StonesMayor Declares April 21 Bully Free DC Day
2011, Apr 28Madame PresidentNikisha Carpenter always keeps faith and hope in mind – particularly when Youth Pride Day comes around
2011, Apr 27Name ChangerClinic rebrands as Whitman-Walker Health
2011, Apr 27Children Caught in the MiddleIn Virginia and across the nation, conservatives are pushing fights over gay adoptive parents
2011, Apr 27D.C. Goes for OrangeStein-backed Biddle falls short, LCR's Mara comes in second
2011, Apr 25Coming TogetherFollowing videotaped attack, hundreds gather at Baltimore McDonald's to push for an end to anti-trans violence
2011, Apr 22Equality Maryland in UpheavalStaff, board members give Metro Weekly conflicting accounts about departure of executive director Meneses-Sheets
2011, Apr 22FBI Nabs Suspect in KidnappingIn Alexandria, agents arrest man who helped ''ex-lesbian'' flee U.S. and keep daughter from former civil union partner
2011, Apr 21Riders Signed Into LawWithout comment from the president, limits return to District's home rule
2011, Apr 21Trying To Tackle CrimeGLOV and others continue ongoing discussion of anti-LGBT hate crimes
2011, Apr 21Circle BackAnnual Youth Pride moves back to Dupont Circle
2011, Apr 21AGLA's Youth AdvocacyCelebrating a decade of scholarships to LGBT students, Arlington gay group aims to expand its reach
2011, Apr 21Chamber's StarsLocal gay entrepreneurs win GWU business competition
2011, Apr 21Clinic KudosWhitman-Walker recognized as ''Clinic of the Year''
2011, Apr 20The DOMA Gag Rule?Contract with King & Spalding bars all employees of the international law firm from advocating for repeal of DOMA
2011, Apr 14Uphill BattlesENDA and gay immigration rights bills reintroduced, although Republican House expected to stall progress
2011, Apr 14Delayed, Not DefeatedAfter Maryland Senate kills gender identity bill for 2011, advocates start making plans for 2012
2011, Apr 14Four Diligent DecadesWith little fanfare and an eye for details, the GLAA has irrefutably improved the lives of LGBT Washingtonians
2011, Apr 14Adoption PoliticsKaine-backed proposal to open adoptions to gay couples faces opposition from Gov. McDonnell
2011, Apr 14Judging JudgesSenate Judiciary Committee okays one of Obama's gay judicial nominees, as two others wait
2011, Apr 13Budget battleDeal struck by White House and Congress don't cut as deep into gay and HIV programs as feared
2011, Apr 08The Way HomeHUD launches LGBT-inclusive ad campaign as agency reviews more than 350 comments on LGBT-related proposed rule
2011, Apr 07Driven to ComplaintMetrobus passenger says driver targeted him for anti-gay harassment
2011, Apr 07Election DayGertrude Stein Club will elect its new president at upcoming meeting
2011, Apr 07LCR Backs MaraGay Republicans make City Council endorsement
2011, Apr 07DADT's Last GaspsFrom Congress to courts to the Pentagon, military service ban remains – but just barely
2011, Apr 01DOMA's Immigration ImbroglioNews Analysis: The past week has been a wild ride for married, same-sex bi-national couples, but it's not over yet – and no one knows how it will end
2011, Mar 31Hell, No. Love, Yes.Bishop Carlton Pearson helps celebrate City of Refuge-DC's fourth anniversary of ''radical'' faith
2011, Mar 31Murder, but no Hate CrimeJustin Navarro faces a minimum of 30 years for stabbing gay man 18 times
2011, Mar 24Remembering Taylor's D.C. ContributionsMore than just money, past and present Whitman-Walker Clinic employees laud Elizabeth Taylor's HIV/AIDS advocacy
2011, Mar 24AQUA's New BoardGay Asian organization welcomes new leadership, focuses on future growth
2011, Mar 23DOJ's New ScrutinyJustice Department's ''historic document'' about anti-LGBT police discrimination signals new approach to investigations -- and to gender identity
2011, Mar 22Center to Move AgainD.C.'s LGBT community organization expected to vacate space before International AIDS Conference
2011, Mar 16Awaiting EndorsementAlthough Obama and administration officials often discuss their desire to stop anti-LGBT bullying, the White House has repeatedly declined to endorse the two bills with that aim
2011, Mar 16Stein Backs BiddleLGBT Dems vote for endorsement in City Council special election
2011, Mar 16Net GainNCLR honors George Washington University transgender student athlete
2011, Mar 16Hank's Loses CommonWealth CousinLesbian restaurateur sells Columbia Heights venue, expands in Dupont
2011, Mar 16Facing HateColumbia Heights and the Third District saw more than one-third of city's reported hate crimes in 2010
2011, Mar 15Community Debates Gender Identity BillPublic accommodations exclusion leads some activists to oppose Maryland nondiscrimination legislation, organize rally
2011, Mar 11No Maryland Marriage VoteStunning legislators, House chairman sends marriage bill back to committee and into 2012
2011, Mar 11Campus Hate CrimeGW student charged after allegedly beating straight student while using anti-gay slurs
2011, Mar 10Talk of the TownTrying to attend her prom caused a national stir, but Constance McMillen has no hard feelings
2011, Mar 10Rooms and a BoardChris Dyer creates advisory board to help raise funds for the Wanda Alston House
2011, Mar 09Discrimination DebateMaryland House committee fields testimony on bill to protect transgender community
2011, Mar 08DOMA's Immigration ImplicationsBi-national gay and lesbian couples and their advocates see a sign of hope in the administration's recent conclusion that part of DOMA is unconstitutional
2011, Mar 08October AffirmationsOne in Ten scraps spring plan, returns annual film fest to fall
2011, Mar 05Olson's StandStanding on principle and standing in the gaze of history, famed conservative attorney Ted Olson has become one of the nation's most powerful voices for marriage equality
2011, Mar 04Reacting to Arora's Second FlipArora's on-again, off-again, on-again support for marriage still angers and concerns many
2011, Mar 03Arora Flip ''a Shock''Lead sponsor of Maryland House marriage bill confirms Arora's plan to vote against bill
2011, Mar 03Marriage BirthdayD.C. mayor commemorates one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage legislation
2011, Mar 03''An Innocent Kiss''A year later, Taka Ariga and Jeremy Ames remember the Washington Post front-page kiss that heralded gay marriage
2011, Mar 03Questions and ConsequencesAdministration's decision on DOMA putting pressure on other policies and legal cases
2011, Mar 03Maryland Considering Transgender ProtectionsCommittee is scheduled to hold a hearing on a controversial bill on March 9
2011, Mar 03Safety ShortfallMayor creates new HIV/AIDS entity, while groups struggle to secure condoms
2011, Mar 02Southeast Man found Guilty in Gay ShootingAntwan Holcomb guilty of first-degree murder in shooting of Anthony Perkins
2011, Feb 25Historic Maryland Senate VoteMaryland Marriage bill passes third reading in Senate; moves on to House committee
2011, Feb 24Chamber HonoreesCapital Area Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce announces 2011 awardees
2011, Feb 24Looking for LeadersMetro Weekly opens nominations for third annual Next Generation Awards
2011, Feb 23DOJ Stops Defending DOMA ProvisionObama decides heightened scrutiny applies to sexual orientation classifications, DOJ accordingly will not defend DOMA's federal definition of marriage
2011, Feb 22Marriage Action in AnnapolisMaryland marriage bill goes to full Senate with vote possible Friday; House version expected soon in Judiciary Committee
2011, Feb 17Wheels in Motion [UPDATED]Maryland marriage bill receives historic approval of state Senate's Judicial Proceedings Committee
2011, Feb 17Sights of CPACTrump and Coulter provide GOProud support, as threat emerges to cut group from 2012 event
2011, Feb 17Prevention HaltsNeedle-exchange organization to end services at month's end
2011, Feb 16Maryland Marriage Vote Imminent [UPDATED]Maryland marriage bill is scheduled for committee vote in state Senate on Thursday, Feb. 17
2011, Feb 14Maryland Marriage Vote Tally: 23Two new senators express support for Maryland marriage bill
2011, Feb 11GLOV's New LeadershipA.J. Singletary and Hassan Naveed take on the leadership duties for D.C.'s LGBT anti-violence task force
2011, Feb 10The Unspoken Six [UPDATED]With Brochin expressing support for marriage equality in Maryland, there remain six senators to persuade
2011, Feb 09Marriage Talk in AnnapolisWith an optimistic start from one supporter of the bill, Maryland State Senate listens to more than six hours of testimony regarding marriage equality bill
2011, Feb 07Obit: Jeff CoudrietLocal gay activist succumbs to lung cancer at age 48
2011, Feb 04Kittleman Stands AloneThe sole Republican senator supporting marriage equality in Maryland talks with Metro Weekly about his decision and the upcoming hearing
2011, Feb 03Appointments for EqualityObama nominees and appointees have a history in LGBT equality – from working to fight HIV/AIDS to securing equal housing to ending sodomy laws
2011, Feb 03Call for ActionSMYAL releases new report adding to calls for increased support for LGBT youth
2011, Feb 03Pager ProblemsGLLU upgrade creates headache for GLOV
2011, Jan 28Prepping for Repeal Training [UPDATED]Pentagon sets quick pace for open gay, lesbian and bisexual service, though questions remain
2011, Jan 27Montoya's New PostProminent HIV/AIDS figure takes on new NMAC role
2011, Jan 25A Modest Step, Some Sharp ComplaintsObama's State of the Union promised open gay military service this year, but his support for ROTC and lack of support for other LGBT initiatives draws criticism
2011, Jan 25Maryland Gets Marriage BillAmid fanfare, legislators introduce marriage-equality measure in Annapolis
2011, Jan 24Richardson ConfirmedStein Club president to head Mayor's Office of LGBT Affairs
2011, Jan 20Gray Names Gay LiaisonStein Club president Jeffrey Richardson to be new head of Mayor's Office of LGBT Affairs
2011, Jan 19Top Court DeclinesSupreme Court chooses not to hear challenge to D.C. marriage equality
2011, Jan 19Pittsburgh ProudDoug Pamplin wins Mr. MAL 2011 title as weekend makes its debut in a new space
2011, Jan 19Momentum in MarylandMadaleno announces marriage bill as GOP leader resigns
2011, Jan 19Changes in the ChamberOrganization selects new executive board and preps for upcoming gala
2011, Jan 19Art HousedA makeshift museum returns controversial video to Smithsonian -- sort of
2011, Jan 19The Canadian DreamFormer bi-national D.C. couple set to reunite, resettle in Vancouver
2011, Jan 16A Kinder, Gentler DOMA?News Analysis: DOJ's continued defense of DOMA may have taken on a softer tone, but it can't erase the sharp underpinnings of the discriminatory 1996 law
2011, Jan 12Tragedy Strikes TucsonShooting kills six, puts congresswoman aided by gay staffer in hospital, and raises questions for the country about fiery political rhetoric
2011, Jan 12Budd's Cancer BattleLocal transgender activist released after months of hospitalizations
2011, Jan 12Seat TakenSekou Biddle takes interim seat on the City Council
2011, Jan 12Examining IntentEquality Maryland to meet with Maryland senator regarding civil-unions bill
2011, Jan 12Looking for LeadersGLAA calls for nominations ahead of 40th anniversary gala in April
2011, Jan 12Awaiting AppointmentThough the mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs is in need of a director, it's too soon for concern
2011, Jan 12Anti-Bullying EffortsMetro DC PFLAG highlights importance of anti-bullying bills in Virginia
2011, Jan 12Defining Meth's ImpactMPD chief's comments regarding crystal meth prompt blowback
2011, Jan 05''Gayborhood'' Money GrabP Street bank confirms ATM suffered ''skimming'' attack
2011, Jan 05Prepping PrideCapital Pride set to reveal 2011 theme, introduce organizers and ask for volunteers at kick-off event
2011, Jan 05House ProudHabitat for Humanity project calls on LGBT community
2011, Jan 05Countering Bullies in the CommonwealthVirginia delegates introduce set of anti-bullying bills in General Assembly
2011, Jan 05Marching OnNews Analysis: With 2011 barely begun, the year promises ongoing LGBT political action – pro or con – on multiple fronts
2010, Dec 29''A Long, Hard Slog''From lawmakers to servicemembers, passage of DADT repeal prompts reflections of the past and hopes for the future
2010, Dec 29Routing in RichmondAnti-gay bill triggers response ahead of Equality Virginia's lobby day
2010, Dec 23Signing Is Not the EndDADT repeal still requires multiple steps after historic legislative success
2010, Dec 23Musical ChairsDemocratic State Committee nears Jan. 6 vote to determine interim at-large councilmember
2010, Dec 23Sympathetic SleuthsBloggers ask MPD to bring in outside forensic team for assistance
2010, Dec 23The Waiting GameAs Dyer departs, the community speculates about his successor at Office of GLBT Affairs
2010, Dec 23Maryland's Marriage PushActivist optimistic about bill's passage and combating opposition that may follow
2010, Dec 22DADT Repeal Act Becomes LawNews Analysis: As President Obama signs bill to end military's discriminatory policy, he tells the audience – and the country – that ''we are not a nation that says, 'don't ask, don't tell'''
2010, Dec 19Full Circle -- With a Lot of WorkNEWS ANALYSIS: With the Senate vote repealing ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell,'' a shameful vote of the Congress has finally been reversed – but it took education, compromise and time
2010, Dec 16ENDA's AbsenceEmployment bill started strong, but is barely breathing at the close of the 111th Congress
2010, Dec 16New Chance for RepealDADT repeal gets new life with House and Senate standalone bills after Senate vote fails, but Marine Corps commandant strikes back with concerns about loss of life
2010, Dec 16DADT Goes Back to CourtSLDN filed a lawsuit this week as the first ''shot across the bow'' of a new litigation strategy should congressional repeal of DADT fail in the coming weeks
2010, Dec 16Holding Up a HeroKameny becomes third recipient of local human rights award
2010, Dec 16Back-n-Forth BudgetCouncil saves HIV/AIDS funding while spring shortfall looms, and The Center anticipates two new grants
2010, Dec 09Mova Movin' OnGay lounge plans to go out with a bang, no details yet on future
2010, Dec 09The Wednesday WaitDADT comes to a head midweek, with all eyes on Reid
2010, Dec 09Prop. 8 Goes to CourtAppeals judges hear arguments for dismissing, reversing and upholding earlier ruling
2010, Dec 09Survival GuideAlpha Drugs continues its HIV/AIDS lecture series at holiday gathering
2010, Dec 09Arlington HonorsAGLA ends the year with Equality Awards
2010, Dec 09Community KudosCFNCR recognizes Metro TeenAIDS's Christopher Barnhill
2010, Dec 07Pushing for Prosecution [video]Gloria Allred and Betts family attorney Rene Sandler meet with Justice Department
2010, Dec 05Chiefs Provide DADT TestimonyNews Analysis: While some service chiefs oppose repeal of the military law, all told the Senate they can implement repeal
2010, Dec 02Military v. McCainAdm. Mullen decries ''corrosive'' effect of DADT, as McCain criticizes survey questions in first day of Senate hearings into Pentagon report
2010, Dec 02Awarding the OrganizersLGBT Washingtonians leading nominees for NOI's ''Most Valuable Organizer'' award
2010, Dec 02Safety MonitorCouncilmember's bill would prohibit harassment of LGBT students in public schools, libraries, parks
2010, Dec 02Piece of the PieFood & Friends' Thanksgiving fundraiser tops 2009 total
2010, Nov 30Ready for ChangePentagon report says DADT repeal would be ''low risk''; Defense Secretary Gates urges Senate to pass repeal before the end of the year
2010, Nov 30Breaking: Pentagon DADT Report''U.S. military can adjust and accommodate this change, just as it has others in history''
2010, Nov 29Eight Days in a Changed WorldNews Analysis: From marriage to the military, the next two weeks will highlight how far the movement for gay equality has come – and how far it has to go
2010, Nov 25Counting the VotesGates sets Nov. 30 release for Pentagon DADT report, leaving all eyes on small group of senators
2010, Nov 25Transgender NeedsLocal organization to conduct needs-assessment survey beginning in December
2010, Nov 23Betts SentencingGloria Allred to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate Betts murder as a hate crime
2010, Nov 18Ups and Downs of a Lame DuckGood indicators for DADT repeal after midterms quickly shot down
2010, Nov 18World Bank RelentsFollowing Metro Weekly report, groups' petition effort, bank pulls matching funds for ''ex-gay'' organization
2010, Nov 18Expanding EffortThe Center hires its first HIV program associate
2010, Nov 18Love GameWorld Team Tennis event raises more than $500,000 for HIV/AIDS organizations
2010, Nov 18Lights, Camera, LoveAGLA organizing Artishpere ''kiss-in'' to promote tolerance
2010, Nov 15Lame-Duck White House ArrestsLt. Dan Choi, 12 other arrested at White House DADT demonstration
2010, Nov 12Anti-gay AssaultMetro Weekly videographer attacked in his neighborhood
2010, Nov 10No Easy PiecesNews Analysis: As the military, the Congress and the White House began discussing post-election prospects for DADT repeal, there were more questions and rumors than answers
2010, Nov 10DOMA Taking More HitsFollowing up on its summer success attacking the Defense of Marriage Act, GLAD files a second challenge to the 1996 law – as the ACLU files a similar case in NYC
2010, Nov 10Trans RemembranceLocal organizations commemorate event with gathering at church
2010, Nov 10Smashing SuccessMartina Navratilova takes the court with Elton John and Billie Jean King to raise money for AIDS
2010, Nov 10A Decade of HistoryRainbow History celebrates 10 years of preserving our past
2010, Nov 10Helping Us GrowHIV/AIDS organization celebrates birthday with fall fundraiser
2010, Nov 10PFOX in the World Bank HenhouseWorld Bank's workplace-giving program is slated to include an organization that provides support for ''ex-gays''
2010, Nov 04DADT on the LineQuestions about the repeal of the military policy loom large in wake of Patrick Murphy's Election Day loss
2010, Nov 04The Republican WaveIn the wake of large House wins for the GOP and a slim Democratic majority in the Senate, LGBT voters, candidates and organizations face new questions and challenges
2010, Nov 04In Lexington, a Sign of InclusionKentucky city picks an out gay man, Jim Gray, to lead
2010, Nov 04Court Keeps DADT in EffectRuling means military's ban on gay service in place through 2011 absent congressional, executive action
2010, Nov 04Looking LocallyAs the nation turned out to vote, D.C. was no different
2010, Nov 04Clinic Preps Fall FunctionWhitman-Walker to recognize Shannon Hader, others at annual Art for Life fundraiser
2010, Nov 04IGBO ReturnsHundreds of gay bowlers heading to D.C. area for international tourney
2010, Nov 04Sweet SliceFood & Friends returns with Thanksgiving fundraiser
2010, Oct 28Bracing for MidtermsA Republican House and the possible loss of LGBT advocates in the Senate loom large
2010, Oct 28White House ReminderAdministration advises schools that Title IX law includes language that can protect LGBT youth
2010, Oct 28DADT Roller CoasterFrom courts to White House to Pentagon, DADT changing almost daily
2010, Oct 28Push for AG PostGLAA endorses referendum to take attorney general from appointment to elected position
2010, Oct 28Local Takes National TitleMiss Gay D.C. becomes Miss Gay America
2010, Oct 28Under the WireWrite-in candidate earns impressive last-minute rating
2010, Oct 21Pentagon Revises DADT Discharge Procedures [UPDATED]Memos intended to ''ensure greater uniformity and care'' in implementation of ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell''
2010, Oct 21Mova Files for BankruptcyOwner says P Street lounge reorganizing, not closing
2010, Oct 21DADT Ruling FalloutFrom the White House to military recruiting centers, Judge Phillips's order halting the enforcement of DADT is having ripple effects across the country
2010, Oct 21Rhee RecapSome gay leaders assess departing DCPS chancellor's tenure
2010, Oct 21GLAA Ratings ReduxAhead of general election, political group rates additional candidates
2010, Oct 21No Silence on ViolenceLa Clinica del Peublo launches campaign to educate Latino LGBT youth about IPV
2010, Oct 13Pumped to RaceVolunteers needed for annual, unofficial High Heel Race
2010, Oct 13No Place SafeGay D.C. blogger attacked in Stonewall Inn bathroom
2010, Oct 13Sentinels ScoreBiennial gay basketball tourney returns to D.C.
2010, Oct 13Stein Offers AwardsGertrude Stein Democratic Club honors allies, members and Desi Deschaine's memory
2010, Oct 13Mourning at Howard [Updated]Former student commits suicide, seemingly related to sexuality, though father says she was not bullied directly
2010, Oct 07Blowback on BullyingLocals react and respond to suicides and LGBT bullying
2010, Oct 07Party with PurposeLGBT Latinos celebrating heritage, educating on HIV/AIDS
2010, Oct 07Non-Profit JackpotMetro TeenAIDS leader honored with Meyer Foundation award
2010, Oct 07Family AffairCOLAGE celebrates its 20th birthday in Washington
2010, Oct 06''You're Going to Hell'' -- But First, the Supreme CourtOn Wednesday, the justices considered whether the anti-LGBT Westboro Baptist Church's protest of a soldier's funeral was protected by the First Amendment
2010, Oct 02Radical RetellingHomophobic Ugandan tabloid uses Metro Weekly interview to attack gay asylum seeker Moses Mworeko
2010, Sep 30Step by StepOne Nation March follows on the heels of AIDS Walk
2010, Sep 30Positive PraiseHIV Prevention Working Group recognizes local leaders
2010, Sep 28Human Rights InterventionOffice of Human Rights triggers changes in trans policy at Department of Corrections
2010, Sep 25Felony StatusJudge says it's probable Mclean committed King ''murder with premeditation and deliberation.''
2010, Sep 23Giving DADT the BootWebb makes a surprising about-face in DADT vote Tuesday, following activists' peaceful ''combat boot'' demonstration
2010, Sep 22Florida Court Finds for AdoptionCourt of Appeals finds ''no rational basis'' for the state's law banning adoption by gay parents; unclear if decision will be appealed
2010, Sep 21Senate Falls Short (UPDATED)Dems can't overcome GOP front on DADT repeal, though blame crosses party lines
2010, Sep 20Census Overlooks Many Same-Sex CouplesDespite gains in participation and identification, study shows one in seven gay couples won't be identified as partnered
2010, Sep 17Boot Tales''Following his lead,'' former servicemembers visit the office of Sen. Jim Webb to urge him to reconsider his previous vote against the DADT repeal amendment
2010, Sep 15D.C.'s Gray DayVince Gray gets Dems' mayoral nod, while NOM-backed Hunter falls to Thomas
2010, Sep 15DADT Taking HitsFrom Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to Lady Gaga to U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips, it's been a rough week for the military's anti-gay policy
2010, Sep 15Washington Work OutAnnual gathering to provide LGBTQ grads with guidance in being out at work
2010, Sep 15Reel LifeScreening of local HIV/AIDS documentary to benefit Latino LGBT youth drop-in center
2010, Sep 15Thomas Trounces HunterWard 5 race gives clear win to marriage-equality supporter, despite NOM support for challenger
2010, Sep 14DADT Drama in TrialMargaret Witt asked for a trial to contest her discharge; now the government is ready to put her relationships under the microscope
2010, Sep 09Many Steps to a First StepDana Beyer is working to become Maryland's first transgender member of the Maryland legislature -- one door at a time
2010, Sep 08The RemaindersNews Analysis: As Republicans look to make gains in the midterm elections and Democrats play defense, few LGBT equality measures remain on the radar for action this year
2010, Sep 08Lobby Days Are Here AgainTwo organizations plan September Hill visits to push LGBT equality before the midterm elections
2010, Sep 08Rainbow of EventsVirginia's capital gives gay D.C. two months of nearby events
2010, Sep 08Hate Crimes Law StandsPastors' challenge to hate-crimes prevention law tossed out on technical grounds, though judge does not address whether 2009 law is constitutional
2010, Sep 01Feeling the HeatCommunity members express frustration, anger at crime meeting
2010, Sep 01Lone Star SlightAppellate court finds ''legitimate interest'' in denying marriage equality
2010, Aug 26Seeking Spousal SentimentsFrom a working group survey of opposite-sex spouses to a ''high priority'' to meet with same-sex partners, DADT repeal talk is moving out to military families
2010, Aug 25Tricky TimingJustice Department likely to be fighting for DOMA in heat of election season
2010, Aug 25Center CelebratesFall Reception and fundraiser to honor four locals
2010, Aug 25Prop. 8's Fall FalloutNews Analysis: The timeline of the elections for governor and attorney general in California mean everything … or nothing … or something to the Proposition 8 appeal
2010, Aug 25Marriage Going MainstreamNews Analysis: Two men or two women marrying is not the shock that it once was, and the view is starting to spread across the nation on several significant levels
2010, Aug 19Arrest and AssaultMPD investigates sexual assault on transgender woman near Dupont, reports claim of self-defense in King homicide
2010, Aug 18Happy-Hour HuntTown and Cobalt lead the pack to inherit Bear Happy Hour
2010, Aug 18Young Boy Counters BishopNOM's final stop of its Summer of Marriage took place in the District on Sunday, where it was countered by The Big Commit – and the small but powerful Will Phillips
2010, Aug 18Nuptials NixedWith just a day to spare, Prop. 8 supporters win stay and block marriage equality – for now
2010, Aug 18Remembering Local LossGroups join to mark somber transgender anniversaries
2010, Aug 18Rehoboth ArrestsPolice arrest six men suspected in string of muggings
2010, Aug 18EFN's End (Updated)Shaw neighborhood gay bar closes its doors
2010, Aug 18Spousal Surveys and Partner InputAs the Pentagon sends surveys to opposite-sex military spouses about DADT repeal, a spokeswoman says talking to same-sex military partners is a ''high priority''
2010, Aug 14Arrest in King HomicideMPD makes early-hours arrest in Dupont area
2010, Aug 12More WaitingAlthough Judge Walker denied a request to stop his ruling striking down Proposition 8 from going into effect, an August 18 deadline gives a brief window for appeal
2010, Aug 12Obama's ChoiceNews Analysis: The president's relationship with the LGBT community has been rocky; upcoming decisions about same-sex marriage could be disastrous
2010, Aug 12On the ListThe DC Center finally gets a response from the USAO-DC regarding community-service list
2010, Aug 12MPD Sounds Alarm (Updated)String of attacks with anti-gay bias, stabbing homicide, hit District
2010, Aug 12The Bus Stops HereWith the National Organization for Marriage's bus tour expected in D.C. on Sunday, August 15, opponents of the group and supporters of LGBT equality have a counter-action planned
2010, Aug 12Moving PicturesWhitman-Walker Clinic launches video contest to promote AIDS Walk
2010, Aug 09Death ruled suicideD.C. Medical Examiner's Office says Gower died from suffocation
2010, Aug 06Processing the Proposition's ProcessAlthough Wednesday's decision declaring Proposition 8 unconstitutional was historic, it was only the first step in a long journey before the decision is final
2010, Aug 05Upsetting the Tyranny of the MajorityNews Analysis: Although some on the right are slinging arrows at the Prop. 8 decision, the force behind their words lacked the power of past arrows
2010, Aug 05Walking WondersClinic launches community partners program for AIDS Walk, announces Lynda Carter as grand marshal
2010, Aug 03Lessons From JenningsObama's ''safe schools'' head Kevin Jennings – and GLSEN's founder – spoke freely on Tuesday about the attacks against him and the constraints he feels in the administration
2010, Jul 30Spring AffirmationsDistrict's LGBT film festival – Reel Affirmations – announces plans to move the annual fall event to the spring
2010, Jul 30The Mova SituationMova's owner talks about a pending lawsuit, a possible move and what else is going on with the P Street gay bar
2010, Jul 29Discharged, Choi Charges OnFrom street protests to hugging a senator, civilian status hasn't slowed DADT activist
2010, Jul 29OutServe Joins the Battle, Servicemembers opens new frontTwo new entities supporting DADT repeal sprung up on July 26 – one for ''actively serving gay and lesbian troops'' and the other adding a lobbying arm to another group
2010, Jul 29Seaside Crime SpreeLocal gay man among five people assaulted in Rehoboth
2010, Jul 29LGBT Leaders UniteEquality Maryland serves as host for national community gathering
2010, Jul 29Jersey JunctureWith high court declining to hear marriage challenge, Garden State gays will have to wait
2010, Jul 26Local Gay Man Found Dead (UPDATED)Mark Gower, who danced at Secrets, was found dead inside his Mount Pleasant apartment
2010, Jul 22Choi Discharged (UPDATED)New York Army National Guard confirms that former Lt. Dan Choi was discharged from the military for violating ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' on June 29
2010, Jul 21Imposters ArriveLocal safer-sex advocate reacts to New York counterfeit condom bust
2010, Jul 21Mountain State's MoveByrd's Senate replacement could be important in DADT debate
2010, Jul 21Hateful HandbillMPD Police Chief Cathy Lanier responds to flier with internal investigation
2010, Jul 19Parenting QuestionsNew film about lesbian parents prompts therapist at a Veterans Affairs Department clinic to tell New York Post the ''male-female role model'' is likely needed for parenting
2010, Jul 15Dismissals ExplainedCharges against Choi, Pietrangelo ''couldn't be maintained'' because their actions didn't violate the ''Failure to Obey'' law
2010, Jul 14Surveying HeadachesPentagon DADT-repeal questionnaire raises questions of bias and participation from gay servicemembers
2010, Jul 14Navigating an EpidemicWhite House unveils new national HIV/AIDS strategy
2010, Jul 14Priming the PrimariesWith Democratic demographics, D.C.'s unofficial Election Day is just weeks away
2010, Jul 14Beating's Good-ByeGay Washingtonian plans to leave city after bias-related attack
2010, Jul 14Charges DismissedGovernment drops all charges against Lt. Dan Choi and former Capt. James E. Pietrangelo for DADT protests
2010, Jul 09Pentagon Pushes BackDefense Department spokesman defends DADT troop survey as unbiased, but cannot answer why it polls personnel on negative impact of potential repeal only rather than on negative impact of current policy
2010, Jul 09Tuesday Attack UPDATEDMPD seeks information after Petworth assault with possible bias motive
2010, Jul 08Questions' QuagmireDADT survey prompts differing views from LGBT-advocacy organizations regarding confidentiality
2010, Jul 07Kagan Ends HearingsWithout many fireworks, Supreme Court nominee answers questions on marriage and DADT
2010, Jul 07Missing Persons ReportMayor's Office of GLBT Affairs releases first health report on gay residents, omits trans people
2010, Jul 07Paddling with PurposeLGBT swim club preps for annual charity event in Chestertown
2010, Jul 06Palm Springs (GO)Party?GOProud supports Rep. Bono-Mack – joining with Log Cabin and opposing HRC, the Victory Fund & Stonewall Dems – in one of the most-watched races for the LGBT community this fall
2010, Jul 02The Constitutional QuestionWhite House Domestic Policy Adviser Melody Barnes says the president thinks the law is discriminatory, but declines telling LGBT media whether he views the law as unconstitutional
2010, Jul 01Judging KaganSupreme Court nominee's hearings involve opposition to DADT
2010, Jul 01Acquitted, But Not ExoneratedJudge finds Wone trial defendants not guilty, but still suggests guilt
2010, Jul 01MPD Training ReturnsMember of Rainbow Response says IPV training gives police helpful LGBT insights
2010, Jul 01Nellie's ScoresWashingtonian readers pick a community favorite as best sports bar in metro area
2010, Jun 30Kagan's DADT DanceSen. Sessions keeps ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' in the spotlight during hearings for Supreme Court nominee
2010, Jun 29Not guilty verdict in Wone trialThree gay men acquitted of all charges in trial stemming from murder of attorney Robert Wone
2010, Jun 28Fighting for RecognitionA divided Supreme Court rules that student groups can be forced to take ''all comers'' if they want the benefits of formal recognition
2010, Jun 25Signing StatementsNews Analysis: Supreme Court upholds Washington state law allowing disclosure of names of those who sign referendum petitions generally, but domestic-partnership referendum names remain in limbo
2010, Jun 25End GameBoth sides in Wone trial present arguments to trial judge; verdict expected early next week
2010, Jun 24Missing Man FoundSpotsylvania Police announce that man last seen at Ziegfeld's is found
2010, Jun 24Young BloodLee Storrow was a model blood donor -- until the inevitable forced him into the banned category
2010, Jun 23Youth to the ForeLGBT youth issues take center stage at White House pride reception
2010, Jun 21Limited Leave (Updated)Labor Department changes to family leave policy expected on Wednesday will allow for coverage of same-sex partners' children
2010, Jun 18News Analysis: Case ClosedThe Proposition 8 trial in California may take years to go through the courts, but the arguments show how far marriage equality has come
2010, Jun 17Ending With a BangThe Wone trial draws closer to an end, but no nearer to answers
2010, Jun 17Virginia Man MissingFamily alerts police to disappearance of Edward Minnoe, last seen Sunday night at Ziegfeld's/Secrets
2010, Jun 17Empowered in Mount PleasantLa Clinica del Pueblo welcomes gay youth to new drop-in center
2010, Jun 17Founder's Fight EndsJerome Sikorski, a founder of Whitman-Walker Clinic, dies at 69
2010, Jun 17DOJ Dollars for D.C.New federally funded campaign promotes healthy LGBTQ relationships locally
2010, Jun 17NOM's Deep PocketsMarriage foes funding local anti-equality candidate
2010, Jun 17Sudden DepartureHader's resignation leaves city's HIV/AIDS office in temporary hands
2010, Jun 16Conviction for BiasSuperior Court jury finds two men guilty of 2009 robbery and attack, with bias enhancement
2010, Jun 15News Analysis: Opening Arguments, at the CloseWith Wednesday's closing arguments in the trial over the validity of Proposition 8, Ted Olson could be opening the case for marriage equality across the country
2010, Jun 15Moving The CenterLGBT community center secures space for two years at 13th and U
2010, Jun 15Mixed Messages on BloodAdvisory panel finds ban on gay blood donors ''suboptimal,'' but the way forward to remove it remains unclear
2010, Jun 11Political Pavement [video]D.C. honors Frank Kameny with a stretch of 17th Street
2010, Jun 10Federal Act AppliesJustice Department applies intimate-partner protections to same sex couples
2010, Jun 10Rhee's Tardy ResponseThe Center finally gets its reply on youth data, two years later
2010, Jun 10Eagle Keeps Its RoostD.C. leather bar secures five more years
2010, Jun 10Murder Prompts Renewed WarningMPD reissues GLOV advisory after May 27 murder in Anacostia
2010, Jun 10IML EntourageLocals make impressive showing at annual Chicago contest
2010, Jun 09Suspension for SecretsZiegfeld's/Secrets faces its first ABC-ordered closure in its decades-long history; ANC chair says new development makes club's new location ''not a permanent'' site
2010, Jun 09DOMA's Deserted IsleAs Obama further extends federal-employee benefits to same-sex partners, one of the world's most isolated spots grabs a moment of notoriety
2010, Jun 07Trans Woman ShotNon-fatal shooting in Northeast leads to arrest
2010, Jun 04Sharing Trans TalesTransgender activist offers local screening of Latino-trans documentary that transcends borders
2010, Jun 03Policy PerspectivesAll sides recognize the hurdle just passed toward DADT repeal, but different cautions highlight the delicate balance of compromise
2010, Jun 03Cammermeyer Named to Pentagon PanelLesbian retired colonel to serve on Defense Department advisory committee regarding women in the armed services
2010, Jun 03Four for MoreIt's not all Capital Pride as smaller festivals cater to the community
2010, Jun 03Bias Training ReturnsGLOV prepares for a second round of police training later this month
2010, Jun 02News Analysis: Four Days That Shook DADT (UPDATED)White House steps in to move seemingly intractable stakeholders in the past week's pivotal ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' juncture
2010, May 28Glancing BlowsIn second week of Wone trial, glances and glares predominate in testimony and in courtroom
2010, May 28Wale Faces the MusicRapper who cancelled appearance plans to make guest appearance and announcement at Sunday's Black Pride
2010, May 27DADT Repeal Clears HouseWith support from just five Republicans - and opposition from 26 Democrats - House passes amendment aimed at ending DADT
2010, May 27One Vote Down, Several (Votes and More) to GoKey Senate vote on ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' amendment succeeds; repeal advocates say vote marks the ''beginning of the end'' of the military policy
2010, May 27Fourth Suspect ArrestedPolice make another arrest in Betts investigation
2010, May 27Wright on TimeRecently-out country singer Chely Wright will headline 2010 Capital Pride Festival
2010, May 27Second-Place ShowingMore than 20,000 people vote for gay D.C. couple in Crate and Barrel wedding contest
2010, May 26Discretion RequiredLaw professor who focuses on legislative issues says DADT amendment ''gives the executive the power'' to decide whether the statute will be taken off the books
2010, May 26Digging Into DADT Details (UPDATED)With support from Nebraska's Nelson, Senate committee pulls closer to DADT repeal amendment; Webb remains uncommitted
2010, May 24White House Signals SupportLetter from OMB director Orszag states administration support for compromise to repeal DADT, ensure Pentagon time to complete its ''review''
2010, May 24Pushing Forward on DADT Repeal CompromiseLevin, Lieberman and Murphy send letter to White House seeking administration's ''official views'' on proposed repeal plan
2010, May 24DADT Talks at White House and on HillCompromise for repeal proposed by former Joint Chiefs chairman gains steam at meetings with key stakeholders on Monday
2010, May 20Mya Cancels Pride AppearanceCapital Pride loses festival main stage headliner, citing medical reasons
2010, May 20Rapper Pulls OutDC Black Pride says Wale's cancellation as event headliner is result of ''homophobia''
2010, May 20DADT Repeal Heats Up in HouseRep. Frank expects repeal amendment to be introduced next week; ENDA likely to be put off until ''late June, early July''
2010, May 20Blood TalkHHS advisory committee will tackle societal and economic – not solely scientific – issues relating to FDA ban on blood donation for men who have had sex with men
2010, May 20Impatience on ENDA (UPDATED)As the legislative window closes, LGBT groups gather behind ENDA -- while keeping a close eye on DADT
2010, May 20Strategizing AIDSWhite House HIV/AIDS office again opens the floor -- and phones -- for community input
2010, May 20Homophobic Scientist Booted (UPDATED)After homophobic screed surfaces, Jonathan Katz will no longer assist in oil spill efforts
2010, May 18Four Years Later, a BeginningTrial begins in Robert Wone murder case with opening statements and emotional testimony from his widow
2010, May 18Souder's SwansongAnti-gay Indiana Rep. Mark Souder announces resignation following affair with staffer
2010, May 14Line in the SandYouTube Ke$ha parody amuses some, offends others, with the ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy – and its possible end – as the backdrop
2010, May 14Mason Leaving Capital PrideExecutive director of annual LGBT festival making West Coast move for Ph.D.
2010, May 12Activist AttackedLGBT youth activist and SMYAL employee Tyrone Hanley violently attacked and robbed at 17th and P
2010, May 12No Trial by JuryDefendants in Robert Wone trial waive right to trial by jury; case will be decided by judge
2010, May 12Immigration Claim CounteredScrutiny meets evangelical group's claim that Schumer says gays to be dumped from immigration reform
2010, May 12GLOV Urges CautionThree held without bond in Betts case
2010, May 12Community CallONAP opens the lines for community input on HIV/AIDS
2010, May 12Kagan Wins NominationEarning bipartisan support in the past, SCOTUS nominee faces new scrutiny from all sides
2010, May 12Gay Vets and Top BrassPushing for DADT repeal, a group of gay and lesbian veterans meet with members of the Pentagon working group that is considering how to implement such a repeal
2010, May 07Moving to MAPIn the midst of uncertainty with DADT, Palm Center's Nathaniel Frank moving to broad-based LGBT think tank
2010, May 07Mya HomecomingLocal singer to headline 2010 Capital Pride Festival
2010, May 07Culture and RecruitingLatino LGBT History Project offers open house ahead of Pride; seeking immigration experts
2010, May 06Bruce OnboardGOProud starts an advisory board, naming ''Independent Conservative'' lesbian radio show host Tammy Bruce to take the lead
2010, May 06Commissions CallingPresidential Appointments Project's new push promotes LGBT candidates for unpaid positions
2010, May 06Wone ReckoningRestraints, sex toys, blocked from trial
2010, May 05Fighting BackAs Rep. Patrick Murphy fights for DADT repeal, his own committee chairman, fellow Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton, is proving to be one of the roadblocks
2010, May 04Marriage Opponents' AppealThe anti-marriage camp gets another day in court, leaving D.C. to wait for a pivotal opinion
2010, May 04Center DeadlineLGBT community center given June 18 deadline to vacate 14th Street building
2010, May 04Multiple Arrests in Betts InvestigationCharges made against three teens, mother of one, in Brian Betts homicide case
2010, May 04Hate Crime ConvictionSoutheast man found guilty of committing bias-related assault against elderly gay neighbor
2010, May 03News Analysis: DADT's State of PlayGay leaders may have sought a ''game change,'' but Friday's flurry of activity left the strategy and tactics of DADT repeal unclear
2010, May 02Man Collapses at Town57-year-old suffers heart attack at local gay nightspot
2010, May 02Looking for Leadership on DADTDean tells crowd at Lafayette Park rally that equality ''can't be abridged'' moments before six Get Equal protesters handcuff themselves to the White House fence
2010, May 02Arrest in Betts Case UPDATEDWashington woman charged with ''credit card misuse'' related to homicide investigation
2010, Apr 30Pentagon Wants Delay on DADT Repeal UPDATEDGate, Mullen ''strongly oppose'' legislative action before Pentagon completes DADT study; White House ''committed to getting this done''
2010, Apr 30Shifting TimelinesStill no committee vote on ENDA in the House, but lawmakers and advocates call for action, hold out hope for a move in the coming weeks
2010, Apr 29PFOX Receives ''Appreciation'' from Fenty: UPDATED''Ex-gay'' leader Regina Griggs received appreciation; mayor's office calls the honor ''a staff level error''
2010, Apr 29Inner Light Securing SpaceCheeks says congregation set to purchase permanent venue
2010, Apr 29Wone Trial NearingJudge sets date for final status hearing before May 10 trial begins
2010, Apr 28Hostile CourtIn case challenging disclosure of names of those who signed anti-gay petition in Washington, Scalia notes that ''democracy takes a certain amount of civic courage''
2010, Apr 27Senate Advances on International LGBT RightsForeign Relations Committee approves pro-LGBT equality language, offered by Senators Feingold and Gillibrand, to State Department funding bill
2010, Apr 27''LGBT People Know''Openly gay law professor Tobias Wolff writes of shared experiences in opposing Arizona's harsh new immigration enforcement law
2010, Apr 27GLOV's Network WarningAdvisory cites murders of Betts, Perkins in suggesting precautions
2010, Apr 26Waiting for ChangeNews Analysis: 15 months after Obama entered the White House, many in the LGBT community are wondering when change will come
2010, Apr 23Youth Pride PostponedExpected rain pushes annual festival from April 24 to May 1
2010, Apr 22One Story, Two SidesRep. Frank questions the purpose of Get Equal's ENDA protest in House committee, but group's co-founder says they need to see action on job protections
2010, Apr 22Smallwood Funeral Draws HundredsLocal LGBT community bids farewell to a ''icon''
2010, Apr 21Don't Wait, Don't StopThe six Get Equal activists arrested in front of the White House appeared in court Wednesday and were released, with Choi and Pietrangelo to face trial on July 14
2010, Apr 20Protest Coverage Cut Short [UPDATED]Park Police, Secret Service give contradictory accounts of why Lafayette Park was ''closed'' during White House protest by present and former servicemembers
2010, Apr 20Robbery at Nellie'sOwner of popular gay sports bar robbed at gunpoint, confident arrests to follow soon
2010, Apr 19Supreme QuestionsChristian student group challenges a university's nondiscrimination policies in high-profile court case
2010, Apr 18ENDA Vote Coming SoonRep. Frank says House committee vote will happen in next two weeks; tells Victory Fund brunch that ''We're gonna win this battle''
2010, Apr 16Breaking BarriersEdward DuMont, praised by colleagues as ''brilliant,'' would be the first openly gay federal appellate judge in the country
2010, Apr 15Obama Issues Hospital DirectivePresidential memorandum requires action on LGBT hospital visitation, other steps by Department of Health and Human Services
2010, Apr 15Pride Mourns MilesBill Miles, Capital Pride co-founder, dies of skin cancer
2010, Apr 15Watergate's Strange BedfellowsCommunity infiltrator Butch Merritt joins gay Watergate attorney Douglas Caddy for timely Watergate expose
2010, Apr 15We Are FamilyBiennial conference strives to answer questions about LGBT parenting
2010, Apr 14To Vote or Not to VoteWhite House denies report that liaison office has urged the House not to vote on DADT repeal this year
2010, Apr 13Washington's Guessing GamePundits and politicians wonder who the next Supreme Court justice will be, while LGBT observers consider impact of choice on gay issues
2010, Apr 09Stevens to RetireU.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, a strong defender of LGBT equality, tells White House of plans to retire.
2010, Apr 09Four Months for MenaceVirginia man sentenced to 120 days for threatening group of ''gay women'' in Adams Morgan
2010, Apr 08New Math2010 Census increases outreach to LGBT community and moves a step closer to counting its members
2010, Apr 08Dinner and DialogueDC Trans Coalition calls on the trans community to join them for a meal with meaning, indentifying goals in the coming year
2010, Apr 08Latest on Wone CaseAhead of Wone trial, latest hearing examines ''sexual assault'' theory with judge critical of prosecution claim
2010, Apr 08EqualiCon ComingGroup formed out of October 2009 March on Washington readies for regional conference to move LGBT equality forward
2010, Apr 08Homegrown GalasCAGLCC and Metro DC PFLAG offer annual soirees, with new twists and new leaders
2010, Apr 06Community Service for Sit-In (UPDATED)Charges against ''ENDA 4,'' arrested for Capitol Hill action, to be dropped in six months if they respect agreement
2010, Mar 31Deciphering the DataDistrict's first-ever behavioral risk survey shows that 14 percent of city's gay men are HIV positive
2010, Mar 31Meeting and Greeting the GLLUAffiliate MPD officers trained in gay unit's services meet members of the community
2010, Mar 30Sheehan's RetreatRetired general apologizes to Dutch for blaming massacre on gay soldiers, but has yet to correct testimony to Senate Armed Services Committee
2010, Mar 29Threatening LanguageEvidence of comments at liberal websites suggests that the man charged with threatening to kill Rep. Eric Cantor is gay
2010, Mar 29ENDA Vote May Be NearWith health care a done deal, Baldwin and Frank say House is poised to move on employment anti-discrimination for LGBT people
2010, Mar 27Recess Appointment for FeldblumOpenly lesbian nominee's appointment to EEOC had been held up in Senate, now one of 15 recess appointments made by Obama
2010, Mar 26The Politics of RepealChanges in DADT enforcement may signal change is coming for gay soldiers, but most feel more effort is needed from White House to end the policy
2010, Mar 25Pentagon Tries Making DADT ''Fairer'' (UPDATED)Gates, Mullen announce new policy that requires DADT separation cases be based on ''credible evidence''; changes immediate, apply to all current and future cases
2010, Mar 25Life LessonsGLSEN conference brings LGBT students to Washington to learn about – and lobby for – safer schools legislation
2010, Mar 25One in Ten's DebtProducer of annual gay and lesbian film festival asks concerned community members for donations and advice
2010, Mar 25Singing Through SpringAfter 26 years, June 20 will see LGCW's final performance for the foreseeable future
2010, Mar 22SE Man Suspected in Gay HomicideAntwan Holcomb charged with murder in Anthony Perkins case
2010, Mar 20Murphy's Law?Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy is a leading proponent for repealing ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell''
2010, Mar 19Not the ENDA the RoadFour arrested as Get Equal stages protest in Speaker Pelosi's office to highlight need for employment protections for LGBT workers
2010, Mar 19''Not Guilty, Not Ashamed and Not Finished''Dan Choi and James Pietrangelo choose to face trial for charges stemming from White House protest against DADT
2010, Mar 19Sheehan's StandRetired general testifies in support of DADT by blaming gays for military failures and sexual assaults, believes burden is on gays to prove military will ''become better''
2010, Mar 18Hearing, Rally and ArrestsThursday's ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' repeal efforts go from Capitol Hill to incarceration, including an appearance by Kathy Griffin
2010, Mar 18DADT Repeal Still UncertainSome question White House, Congressional enthusiasm for 2010 repeal; Rep. Patrick Murphy's bill gets second Republican sponsor as Rep. Anh Cao signs on
2010, Mar 18Wone Trial NearsGovernment shifts approach in its case against three gay men in three-year-old murder of a local lawyer
2010, Mar 16Transgender Women AssaultedArrest made in attack in Petworth neighborhood; police report hate crime involving a metal pole
2010, Mar 15First Step for FamiliesNew legislation would empower federal government to withhold funds from state adoption agencies that discriminate against LGBT people
2010, Mar 12Motley's NOM MoneyNational opponents of same-sex marriage donate to D.C. candidate challenging marriage bill author David Catania
2010, Mar 12Ice CapadeStars on Ice denies allegations that Olympian Johnny Weir was excluded from tour because he's ''not family friendly.''
2010, Mar 11No, Virginia, There Is No Nondiscrimination PolicyNews Analysis: Virginia Gov. McDonnell's executive directive on employment discrimination is about appearances, not policy
2010, Mar 11Festival's FutureAmid harsh economic realities and an evolving community, One In Ten calls for town-hall meeting to chart gay film fest's fate
2010, Mar 11Time for TributesNominations now open for Capital Pride Heroes and Metro Weekly's Next Generation Awards
2010, Mar 11Husbands and WivesGroup same-sex wedding ceremony in D.C. may be one for the Guinness record book
2010, Mar 10D.C.'s Failing GradeLocal LGBT students not included in national CDC survey of risk behaviors; District did not achieve adequate response rate for surveys
2010, Mar 09D.C. Marriage: A Political AchievementAs the first couples to enjoy legal marriage in the nation's capital celebrate their unions, some see a blueprint in the District's success
2010, Mar 09''My Rock, My Life, My Love''Marriage equality arrives with a string of same-sex weddings, the first to be performed in and legally recognized by D.C.
2010, Mar 05Virginia Moves Against Gay Employees of UniversitiesLetter from Republican Attorney General Cuccinelli tells state university system to end non-discrimination policies for LGBT people UPDATED
2010, Mar 05ENDA May Still Be on TrackRep. Frank says LGBT employment discrimination legislation will get a vote in the House this month
2010, Mar 05All About the TimelineLieberman's DADT repeal bill introduced in Senate with no Republican sponsors, military brass continue push to keep repeal timeline in control of the Pentagon
2010, Mar 04A Scent of ScandalFreshman Democratic Rep. Eric Massa announces retirement for health reasons amid reports of sexual harassment, ''allegations of misconduct''
2010, Mar 04Denny's Bad DataLocal lesbian activist's call for change to discriminatory Wi-Fi restrictions prompts change in policy by Denny's restaurant chain
2010, Mar 04GLAA Announces AwardeesGLAA's 2010 awards will include special recognition for marriage-equality activists, including DC Clergy United for Marriage Equality
2010, Mar 04Redux in a TuxFourth annual Capital Queer Prom to benefit local transitional home for LGBT youth
2010, Mar 03Historic Day in D.C.District's new marriage-equality law takes effect with dozens of applicants, a pledge from Norton to protect it, and fodder from Phelps
2010, Mar 02Roberts RulesChief Justice declines to issue stay, clearing the way for marriage equality to take effect in the District on March 3; opponents place hopes on ''due process'' lawsuit
2010, Mar 02Bashing Via BlogD.C. gay couple falls from No. 1 spot of Crate and Barrel wedding contest after homophobic blog posts
2010, Mar 02Jackson's Last-Minute EffortOn eve of marriage equality in the District, anti-equality activists ask Supreme Court to block implementation of law and stop gay marriages
2010, Mar 02Feldblum on HoldLesbian nominee's EEOC appointment is held up in the senate by an anonymous hold, Reid working for ''agreement'' with Republicans
2010, Feb 25Don't Ask, Don't Tell … Don't Vote?Senate Armed Services chairman Levin fears a vote on repealing DADT policy could fail
2010, Feb 25Step BackGay leaders in Virginia reflect on McDonnell's removal of sexual-orientation protection
2010, Feb 25Maryland AG Release Opinion on Marriage UPDATEDAttorney General Douglas Gansler's opinion opens the way for immediate recognition of out-of-state marriages
2010, Feb 24Debunking the ''Myths'' of DADTMedia Matters and a coalition of LGBT groups to release report countering the false claims of opponents of openly gay military service
2010, Feb 23Arrest Warrant Issued for Va. ''Ex-lesbian'' UPDATEDLisa Miller disappeared in January along with daughter she had been ordered to surrender custody of to former civil-union partner
2010, Feb 23The Army Speaks UPDATEDArmy leaders tell Congress they oppose a moratorium on DADT enforcement, express tentative support for plans to repeal anti-gay law
2010, Feb 22DADT Repeal Gathers Steam on HillLieberman to introduce Senate bill to repeal policy; new report highlights positive experience of American allies with integrating gay soldiers
2010, Feb 22A Gay New Yorker in the CPAC CourtA young, gay College Republican in the trenches at CPAC finds moments of optimism about conservatism's future
2010, Feb 22Obama Health Care Proposal Leaves Out the GayLGBT provisions that were part of the House health care reform bill are missing in president's new health care plan
2010, Feb 22GOProud Goes Big at CPACGay Republican group's participation in conservative confab elicits some harsh rhetoric from the stage, but support from actual attendees
2010, Feb 19Court Sides with CityJudge denies motion to halt marriage-equality law
2010, Feb 19Holding on to DiscriminationAnti-gay activists at CPAC attempt to hold the line against openly gay military service, even as Dick Cheney and others voice support for repealing DADT
2010, Feb 18Weather WarriorsRecord-breaking snows kept most people at home, but the call of duty had others out on the front lines
2010, Feb 16San Diego TragedyFormer Northern Virginia resident believed to be responsible for murder-suicide in San Diego
2010, Feb 16Suspect Pleads GuiltyMan was charged with assault and anti-gay hate-crime bias after threatening group of women outside of a DC nightclub
2010, Feb 15Snow ImpactTwo snowstorms and a government shutdown may slow delay DADT repeal efforts, but D.C. marriage equality still on track for early March
2010, Feb 12A Judicial Outing?Revelation that the Proposition 8 trial judge is gay leads marriage equality foes to claim there's bias on the bench
2010, Feb 10Street-Level SoireeThe Center opens the doors on its new 14th Street digs
2010, Feb 10Neighborhood InvestmentBrother Help Thyself announces recipients of its annual giving
2010, Feb 10Voices of ExperiencePlanned summit on DADT will highlight experiences of nations with inclusive armed forces
2010, Feb 10Push for ParityCongressional caucus calls for inclusive immigration reform
2010, Feb 10Changes at GLOVOrganization welcomes new co-chairs
2010, Feb 09More Snow, More NeedFood and Friends issues second call for help
2010, Feb 09Voices of ExperiencePlanned summit on DADT will highlight experiences of other nations that allow military service by open gays and lesbians
2010, Feb 08Foul Weather and FoodFour-wheeled friends needed for Food and Friends meal deliveries Tuesday
2010, Feb 05Round-Three RejectionBOEE again blocks effort to put marriage to citywide vote
2010, Feb 04Obama Slams Ugandan BillPresident uses National Prayer Breakfast to highlight homophobia
2010, Feb 03Help, with a HitchGay man walks away from social services after religious rift
2010, Feb 03Food, Friends and TestingOrganization goes beyond meals for annual event
2010, Feb 03Move at MetroLocal gay man appointed by Obama administration
2010, Feb 03Shabbaton in the CapitalWeekend for all things LGBT and Jewish comes to D.C.
2010, Feb 03Just the FactsThe Who, What, When and Why about the Pentagon's DADT working group
2010, Feb 03Webb Noncommittal on DADT RepealMaryland Senators Cardin and Mikulski call for end to policy. No word yet from Virginia's Sen. Warner.
2010, Feb 02Crawford's CallingMarriage leader joining national fight in New York
2010, Jan 31Family FeudLocal group protesting right-wing Christian group's ties to Ugandan homophobia
2010, Jan 30Juvenile Charged in Southeast MurderArrest comes after January murder of gay man in which police had noted ''no indication'' of hate crime
2010, Jan 28Utah Congressman Takes Aim at D.C.Freshman representative's bill would block District's marriage-equality law; Del. Norton receives ''new assurances'' that the city's law is ''safe''
2010, Jan 28Devil in the DetailsProp 8 challengers focus on the writings of anti-gay-marriage activist on final day of testimony
2010, Jan 27A Nation's PrioritiesObama pledges to end ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' in 2010; gay and lesbian leaders are cautiously optimistic, stress need for ''concrete'' action
2010, Jan 27A Higher EducationRep. Polis introduces legislation to protect LGBT students from harassment in public schools
2010, Jan 27Lots of Argument, No ProofYes on 8 witnesses claim gay and lesbian marriages ''harm'' straight marriages, but are unable to offer evidence
2010, Jan 27Mean-Streets MemoriesNational award goes to gay man for his memoir of childhood on the streets, and for advocating for others
2010, Jan 27GLOV Rain CheckGroup postpones forum, moves ahead on new co-chairs
2010, Jan 26Stories of UgandaHouse committee hearing called by Rep. Baldwin hears testimony about Uganda's proposed ''Anti-Homosexuality Bill''
2010, Jan 26Power OutageProp 8 proponents claim gays are ''politically powerful'' via testimony of ''expert'' unfamiliar with actual gay history
2010, Jan 25Prop 8 Supporters to Make Their CaseAs trial enters third week, marriage equality opponents expected to paint gays as ''politically powerful''
2010, Jan 23Everyone's a little gay, sometimesProp 8 defenders argue that ''gay'' is something anyone can be, not a distinct and unchangeable identity
2010, Jan 22Lambda Legal Challenges OPMLawsuit seeks to end OPM ''interference'' in provision of benefits to wife of lesbian federal court employee in California
2010, Jan 22A Hostile WitnessProp 8 challengers question high-profile supporter who equated gays with pedophiles and bestiality, claiming he learned it ''on the internet''
2010, Jan 21Fierce Words, Little PowerProp 8 opponents show evidence of gay community's lack of political power and the religious ties to California ballot effort
2010, Jan 21Second Southeast HomicideMPD seeks assistance in homicide of Maryland man, identified as member of LGBT community
2010, Jan 21Motion DeniedJudge rejects defense's request to dismiss two charges in Wone trial
2010, Jan 21Alexandria Effort''Rainbow Tuesdays'' turn syphilis fight into full STI clinic for gay men
2010, Jan 21Mister MattLocal leatherman takes Mr. MAL title
2010, Jan 20Following the FactsProp 8 opponents undermine supporters' contention that gay marriage would harm the institution of marriage
2010, Jan 16Massachusetts RobocallsNational Organization for Marriage uses automated phone calls to stump for Scott Brown
2010, Jan 16In Harm's WayWhile plaintiffs make case for the harm caused by Prop 8, defense attempts to introduce anti-gay ''expert'' testimony – without the experts
2010, Jan 15Money Changes Everything?Day 4 of Proposition 8 trial focuses on economic impact of anti-gay policy, as well as psychological toll
2010, Jan 14Judge Sides with CitySuperior Court rules against Stand4Marriage initiative effort
2010, Jan 14Marriage Nears the Finish LineAlthough marriage equality in D.C. is on track, a number of hurdles must still be cleared
2010, Jan 14Calling Out CalvaryGay couple launches Facebook effort after homophobic sermon
2010, Jan 14Go Mama! Goes14th Street neighborhood boutique plans to close its doors this spring
2010, Jan 13'Will & Grace' Shall Set You FreeProp 8 defense lawyers point to sitcoms and Barney Frank to prove gays don't face discrimination in society
2010, Jan 13Not Ready for a Close-UpSupreme Court blocks broadcast of Proposition 8 trial
2010, Jan 12Meet the New Bias, Same as the Old BiasLawyers challenge California's Prop 8 with comparisons to Anita Bryant's ''Save the Children'' campaign of the 1970s
2010, Jan 12Departure at PFLAGLocal PFLAG chapter's executive director announces exit
2010, Jan 12No Camera, Lots of ActionFirst day of California Proposition 8 trial puts forward arguments for – and against – marriage equality
2010, Jan 08Another Loss for MarriageWith the legislature voting no, the New Jersey fight for marriage equality turns to the courts
2010, Jan 07''Ex-gay'' Mother Disappears with DaughterA bitter custody dispute escalates as a mother defies court orders in two states to comply with custody decision
2010, Jan 07Southeast SlayingMPD asking the LGBT community for information regarding gay man's homicide
2010, Jan 07Madness and MarriageKennedy Center mainstay welcomes its first same-sex proposal
2010, Jan 07Fighting WordsA free-speech split emerges in the LGBT community over bus ads promoting an end to D.C. marriage equality
2009, Dec 28Murder in SoutheastGLOV receives anonymous MPD tip of shooting death; victim believed to be gay
2009, Dec 24Financial AidNorthern Virginia HIV/AIDS primary-care provider gets funding boost
2009, Dec 24A Long Road to EqualityMarriage equality for gays and lesbians is the latest chapter in the District's history of civil-rights achievements
2009, Dec 21D.C. Attorney General Backs BOEE on MarriageBrief from Nickles says Jackson's lawsuit based on “irrelevant stereotypes and prejudice”
2009, Dec 18Heat for a HeroKameny misses signing ceremony as his heat is repaired with help from Catania
2009, Dec 18Fenty Signs D.C. Marriage BillMarriage equality legislation for same-sex couples now enters period of congressional review
2009, Dec 17Center Meets the StreetCommunity center and other LGBT groups working through funding pains
2009, Dec 16Gay Federal Employees Closer to BenefitsDomestic-partner legislation moves through Senate committee, only one Republican senator supporting
2009, Dec 15Final Vote VictoryNext stop Fenty, then Congress, for D.C. marriage equality
2009, Dec 15Congress Rolling Back RidersD.C. may find new freedom in implementing medical marijuana, needle exchange
2009, Dec 14Coalition of No ConsentLGBT groups join forces to criticize recent GLLU training
2009, Dec 14Center Makes a MoveLGBT community center to occupy two WWC buildings next month
2009, Dec 12Chamber's New ChiefLocal LGBT commerce group hires first executive director, Mark Guenther
2009, Dec 11Feldblum nomination passes Senate committeeAnti-gay groups step up campaign to stop lesbian nominee's appointment to EEOC
2009, Dec 10Gay Support Missing for DADT Testimony ProposalBill would shield active gay military from reprisals; Rep. Frank calls it a bad precedent
2009, Dec 10Book EndsLambda Rising, D.C.'s only all-LGBT bookstore, to close after the holiday season
2009, Dec 10Opposing ViewpointsPolice, LGBT community remain conflicted on GLLU training
2009, Dec 10Calling ContractorsCapital Pride seeks independent help with logistics for 2010
2009, Dec 10Rallying for MarriageGroups plan demonstration of support as marriage equality nears in the District
2009, Dec 10Clinic CommunityWhitman-Walker seeks members for advisory group
2009, Dec 08New Jersey Senate Panel Sends Marriage Bill to the Floor
2009, Dec 04Diplomatic ManeuversDavid Huebner is sworn in as ambassador by vice president with his partner by his side
2009, Dec 03Working the Numbers2010 Census makes a hard-to-measure move toward gay visibility
2009, Dec 03Historic Vote on Marriage EqualityD.C. City Council votes 11-2 for marriage equality during first reading, as no-vote Barry decries ''litmus test''
2009, Dec 02A Stinging DefeatNew York Senate votes down marriage equality bill, despite Democratic majority and governor's support
2009, Dec 02Criticism ContinuesLack of input leaves LGBT activists feeling like “an afterthought” in police liaison unit training
2009, Dec 01Two Decades and ChangeWith the HIV travel ban lifted, the District will host the International AIDS Conference's return to the U.S. in 2012
2009, Nov 30Editing for InclusionD.C. police department will amend hate-crime report to include transgender data, says city's LGBT liaison
2009, Nov 26Trans TargetMontgomery County activist claims harassment by county's Ethics Commission
2009, Nov 26Lacking LiaisonLGBT activists decry de-emphasis of MPD's gay liaison unit, lack of transgender inclusion in tracking hate crimes
2009, Nov 25Calling All PriestsPhil Attey wants to help closeted Catholic priests do the right thing, but not everyone agrees that is the right thing to do
2009, Nov 24Lacking LiaisonLGBT activists decry de-emphasis of MPD's gay liaison unit, lack of transgender inclusion in tracking hate crimes
2009, Nov 23International ActionLocal activists protest frighteningly homophobic bill proposed in Uganda
2009, Nov 20Courting InequalityMarriage opposition takes the fight to D.C. Superior Court
2009, Nov 19Spiking in D.C.Volleyball tourney returns to D.C.
2009, Nov 19Local LeadersStein Democrats announce leadership for 2010
2009, Nov 19Mister Marcus LuncheonLocal leather community remembers icon at Playbill
2009, Nov 19Anti-Gay Effort RejectedBOEE rejects marriage initiative, Jackson files complaint
2009, Nov 19Open-House AngerLGBT community challenges MPD's plans for GLLU, for starters
2009, Nov 19Blade Ends 40-Year RunMoney woes with majority holder hit Window Media properties
2009, Nov 19Reverend's ReturnMCC-DC elects new senior pastor with old ties to the D.C. church
2009, Nov 19Federal Employees One Step Closer to Equal BenefitsDespite Republican attacks, federal domestic partnership bill moves forward in the House
2009, Nov 19A New AgendaFormer Blade editors to launch DC Agenda Friday
2009, Nov 19Promised Fireworks at Hearing FizzleFeldblum confirmation hearing for EEOC post is a strangely quiet affair
2009, Nov 18Anti-Gay Effort RejectedAnti-gay group appeals District's refusal of initiative to block gay marriage
2009, Nov 17Open-House AngerLGBT community challenges MPD's plans for GLLU for starters
2009, Nov 16Washington Blade Ends 40-Year RunMoney woes with majority holder hit Window Media properties
2009, Nov 12Wone UpdateDefense seeks dismissal of some charges
2009, Nov 12Critical ConfrontationLocal LGBT community questions U.S. Attorney's Office about Hannah case
2009, Nov 12One Man's MarkLarry Stansbury offered decades of service to the LGBT community
2009, Nov 05Community Mourns StansburyLocal gay activist and former head of BHT dies
2009, Nov 05Pitch In for PrideCapital Pride 2010 gears up with a request for volunteers.
2009, Nov 05Cupcakes for a CauseGeorgetown bakery's recipe to help Pediatric AIDS
2009, Nov 05Move for One in Ten MurrayExecutive Director of film festival organizer steps down
2009, Nov 05Battle of the BanObama takes final steps to lift decades-old HIV travel ban by early 2010
2009, Nov 05Leading By ExampleOne local uses Council's marriage-equality meeting to pop the question
2009, Nov 05Gone Too SoonGay Falls Church youth suffers fatal heart attack, leaving behind sorrow and remembrance
2009, Oct 29Show Your PrideCapital Pride calls for board nominations
2009, Oct 29Cologne CountdownTeam DC readies to win big at 2010 Gay Games
2009, Oct 29Vindicating Gay VeteransAGLA and SLDN partner to for Veterans Day remembrance
2009, Oct 29Time's UpImmigration inequality forces local man's husband out of the country
2009, Oct 29Questions and AnswersMayor's office hosts open house to address community concerns on police plans for GLLU
2009, Oct 29Elections, Ethics and ArgumentsThe opposition fires its shots at marriage equality
2009, Oct 29Testy and TearfulBoth sides of the marriage-equality debate offer hours of testimony before the D.C. Council
2009, Oct 29Law of the LandLong-awaited inclusion of LGBT people in hate crimes law becomes reality with Obama's signature
2009, Oct 23Hate Crimes bill passes SenateLong-awaited passage of bill tops a week of new LGBT gains at federal level
2009, Oct 22Solemn CelebrationStein Dems honor Deschaine and others at awards reception
2009, Oct 22Marriage MeetingsMonday set for full day of marriage-equality arguments
2009, Oct 22March Madness17th Street's High Heel Race sees a few tweaks, while the spirit remains the same
2009, Oct 15180 Days for DeathHannah given maximum for simple assault, credit for time served, in Hunter death
2009, Oct 15Walking TallWWC raises nearly $1 Million with AIDS Walk
2009, Oct 15Legacy of LibertyRHP honors new group of local GLBT ''Pioneers''
2009, Oct 15Incoming AllyNBJC announces new executive director, Sharon Lettman
2009, Oct 15Weekend WarriorsA community converges on D.C. for massive visibility and a push for GLBT equality
2009, Oct 09Mayoral WelcomeMayor Fenty greets marchers and voices support of marriage bill
2009, Oct 08Nickles Hits InitiativeD.C. Attorney General Advises DCBOEE Against Anti-Marriage Measure
2009, Oct 08''Hollaback'' HelpLocal pharmacy hosts transgender support group
2009, Oct 08Countering ComplaintsReport offers recommendations for improving conditions involving hate-crime reporting in D.C.
2009, Oct 08Raising the FlagsD.C. plays host to the Ninth Annual Gay Bowl flag football tournament
2009, Oct 08Convocation to CouncilCatania fulfills pledge with introduction of marriage-equality bill
2009, Oct 06Catania Debuts Marriage-Equality BillLegislation introduced with support of 10 councilmembers
2009, Oct 05Britt ReturnsMissing Hyattsville gay man apparently unharmed
2009, Oct 01The Doctor is OutGLBT medical professionals heading to D.C. for GLMA conference
2009, Oct 01Games OverWashington loses bid to Cleveland as host of the 2014 Gay Games
2009, Sep 29D.C. loses bid (Updated)Cleveland to host 2014's Gay Games IX
2009, Sep 25Prosecution Gives Charge RationaleMemorandum strives to explain government's reasoning for seeking ''simple assault'' charge in Hunter death
2009, Sep 24Gay Man MissingSearch on for Kevin Britt Jr. of Hyattsville
2009, Sep 24AIDS Walk ReturnsClinic hopes to raise $1 million
2009, Sep 24Come TogetherGroups join forces to support marriage-equality legislation in the District
2009, Sep 24Gloves Come OffCommunity delivers blunt commentary at HIV/AIDS meeting
2009, Sep 23Plea-Bargain BacklashCommunity outrage and anger greet defendant's deal for “simple assault” in Hunter homicide
2009, Sep 17Marching OnAs clock ticks down, local and national advocates work on planning, fundraising for Equality March
2009, Sep 17Renegades RoutedStead Park no longer rugby-ready
2009, Sep 17Staying in the HouseBarney Frank won't seek Kennedy's Senate seat
2009, Sep 17Congressional CallingEaster Spencer answers White House call for Mautner client at health care speech
2009, Sep 17Plea AcceptedHannah free on bond till 'simple assault' sentencing in Hunter death
2009, Sep 10CTA Serves for SMYALTennis tourney will raise money for GLBT youth
2009, Sep 10Focus on HomophobiaTown-hall event to examine homophobia in the black community
2009, Sep 10Biking for a BreakthroughSecond annual AIDS ride benefits Virginia doctor's research on HIV
2009, Sep 10Commonwealth CountdownVirginia's upcoming elections for governor, Statehouse may have a big impact on state's GLBT citizens
2009, Sep 03Q Street QuestionsCommunity mourns, seeks answers, after trans woman killed
2009, Sep 03Calling All DonorsGLBT groups scrambling in wake of D.C. budget cuts
2009, Sep 03Parliamentary PatchworkD.C. fix expected for married gays to file jointly
2009, Sep 03Hannah HearingPlea bargain discussed behind closed doors
2009, Aug 27Coalition CoalescingBlack GLBT group taking steps to identify its place in the community
2009, Aug 27Tastee TempestLesbian couple claims discrimination at all-night restaurant, while management denies any wrongdoing
2009, Aug 27T.H.E. Client KilledVigil set after trans women attacked, one killed
2009, Aug 20Political SplitGay community's Clark Ray announces candidacy for gay-ally Mendelson's City Council seat
2009, Aug 20North and SouthEquality Md. is back in Baltimore, while Richmond center marks its first decade
2009, Aug 20NOM's New HQGroup opposing marriage equality makes the move to D.C.
2009, Aug 20MasterstrokeDC Strokes win the gold
2009, Aug 20Screenings at ShakespeareHarman opens doors to bulk of Reel Affirmations offerings
2009, Aug 13Gay Games GrabWashington makes pep-rally push for 2014 as selection window wanes
2009, Aug 13Swimming for ScholarshipA local swimmer is the newest recipient of Team DC's annual scholarship
2009, Aug 06Milestone MedalsObama to award highest honor to King, Milk
2009, Aug 06Out on the TrailLocal HIV-positive gay man nears the end of his cross-country bicycle odyssey
2009, Aug 03Remembering Tel AvivLocal vigil honors youth-center shooting victims
2009, Jul 30GLBT Budget BurdenThe Center targeted for deep cuts as city tries to mend budget
2009, Jul 30October's AdvanceActivists debate the pros and cons as national march looms
2009, Jul 23DC Coalition StirringDecades-old black GLBT group hoping to harness momentum
2009, Jul 23Honoring DeschaineLocals launch foundation in memory of young politico
2009, Jul 23A House Becomes a HomeWanda Alston House prepares to mark its first anniversary serving GLBT youth in need
2009, Jul 18No Safe ZoneGay Iraqis who face escalating violence and deadly attacks are asking Washington for help
2009, Jul 16Death Stuns DistrictDesi Deschaine, 29, dies in apparent drowning
2009, Jul 16Great Gay GatheringFour local GLBT groups hold picnic at Virginia's Great Falls
2009, Jul 16Cruel CountdownBi-national D.C. couple weighs options after residency jeopardized
2009, Jul 16Charge: InjusticeGLOV calls misdemeanor indictment against gay man's alleged attacker “disgusting”
2009, Jul 10Life PreserversDCAC takes to the Chester River for HIV/AIDS help
2009, Jul 0910-Year-Old BoysLocal leather club reaches double digits
2009, Jul 09White Attire ReturnsAnnual HIV/AIDS fundraiser re-launched under Al Sura banner
2009, Jul 02Hiring HelpDC Center offers new help for locals seeking labor
2009, Jul 02Executive ExchangeWhite House reception honors Stonewall anniversary
2009, Jul 02Servicemembers' MilestoneLargest organization of gay veterans opens D.C. headquarters
2009, Jun 25Full CircleFive decades later, the government that fired Frank Kameny now honors him
2009, Jun 25Virginia VanitySaucy gay plates clear commonwealth gatekeepers
2009, Jun 25Injury, Then InsultD.C. couple reflects on Boston attack, assailant's light sentence
2009, Jun 18NBJC TransitionsRobinson steps down, Rhue rules interim, and Bartlett talks of tomorrow
2009, Jun 18Referendum Wrap-UpEffort to put marriage-recognition on the ballot ends in favor of marriage equality
2009, Jun 18Best in ShowPETS-DC marks nearly two decades of helping ill people care for their animal companions
2009, Jun 15Referendum RejectedDC Board of Elections and Ethics finds anti-marriage referendum improper
2009, Jun 11Referendum RumbleBoard of Elections hears arguments regarding proposed marriage referendum
2009, Jun 11Clarification
2009, Jun 11Summer SequelThe celebration continues with next weekend's Baltimore Pride
2009, Jun 11Addressing an EpidemicPride meeting hits HIV/AIDS from multiple angles
2009, Jun 11Get Your KicksGlobal gay soccer tourney returns to Washington, ready to kick some ball
2009, Jun 11Nickles Says NoD.C. Attorney General advises board to reject marriage referendum
2009, Jun 04Chief Check-InMPD's Lanier joins GLOV for community meeting
2009, Jun 04Three of a KindTrans, Leather and Latino communities add their own flavors to Pride
2009, Jun 04Divine InterventionCoalition of D.C. clergy forms to promote marriage equality
2009, May 28Trial Date SetSuspects in Wone case face 2010 trial date
2009, May 28Correction
2009, May 28Equality Crew16th Stonewall Regatta builds bridges one stroke at a time
2009, May 28Girl TalkSMYAL hosts women's networking event at HRC
2009, May 28The Color of PrideDC Black Pride organizers pleased with event's turnout, look ahead to 2010
2009, May 21Capital Pride CountdownRupaul, Ndegeocello set to headline full slate of entertainment at Pride Festival
2009, May 21Marriage MattersCommunity meeting brings activists closer to marriage-equality strategy
2009, May 21Woman on the VergeAisha Mills sets her sights on her company and new community involvement
2009, May 14Anti-Tumor TeamGay group convened to marshal resources in local cancer fight
2009, May 14The Gay OutdoorsAdventuring marks 30 years of being out in nature, along with straight allies
2009, May 14GLOV Gears UpGLBT anti-violence group moves to remember victims, re-focus attention on unsolved murder
2009, May 14Bringing Safety BackA new, edgier campaign aims to make safer-sex tools easily available -- and sexy as well
2009, May 07Local LeaderGaithersburg's Sodexo earns kudos for GLBT equality
2009, May 07Proud and PreparedGay community's emergency expert uses flu for teaching moment
2009, May 07Marriage Beats MaliceAs anti-gay protestors rally, Council votes again to recognize same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions
2009, May 07Mayor Signs for MarriageFenty officially backs Council effort for out-of-state marriages
2009, May 01Keeping the FaithHRC plans interfaith event for justice and equality
2009, Apr 30Roundtable, Round TwoSecond Health Committee meeting highly critical of WWC management
2009, Apr 30Rallying Against EqualityMarion Barry joins religious protest against gay ''immorality'' at Freedom Plaza
2009, Apr 30Storefront StandGay man stages impromptu Knights of Columbus protest
2009, Apr 30Distinguished HonorsGLAA presents its annual awards
2009, Apr 30Gay and GoneFiring leaves Fenty administration with no gay agency head
2009, Apr 29Rallying Against EqualityMarion Barry joins religious protest against gay ''immorality'' at Freedom Plaza
2009, Apr 25Countering Marriage EqualityAnti-gay groups partner for public protest against same-sex marriage recognition in D.C.
2009, Apr 23Rooms to RememberWWC offers tribute to Bahr, Chinn, Hawkins
2009, Apr 23Pink Praise for A/PIPride and Heritage celebrates community accomplishments
2009, Apr 23Marriage MovementStein Dems pass marriage-equality resolution
2009, Apr 23Calling All KidsYouth Pride Day returns to P Street Beach for an afternoon of celebration and entertainment
2009, Apr 16Changing RabbisBet Mishpachah welcomes a new rabbi
2009, Apr 16Tackling TransphobiaStudent effort underway for trans inclusion in nightlife
2009, Apr 16Wilson's ReturnDaryl Wilson Promotions rejoins Black Pride fold for 2009
2009, Apr 16Turning PointCommentary: Center Field
2009, Apr 16Marriage and MoneyStudy finds marriage equality could bring millions of dollars to D.C.
2009, Apr 09Marriage MilestoneD.C. City Council votes 12-0 to recognize same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions
2009, Apr 09Big BusinessPEN becomes CAGLCC as it honors community business leaders
2009, Apr 09Model CitizenRonnie Kroell gets down to business with CAGLCC
2009, Apr 09Khush KlatchSouth Asian GLBT group honors families of LBT women
2009, Apr 07Council Moves on MarriageFull support for amendment to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages
2009, Apr 02Police Seek SuspectVictim allegedly mugged by fellow gay-bar patron
2009, Apr 02Wedding PlannersCatania hints at movement with marriage-equality bill
2009, Apr 02Be SafeSelf-defense class for GLBT community lands at Be Bar
2009, Apr 02Poison PewsAfrican-American leaders talk about homophobia in the black church
2009, Mar 26Black Pride's PlanDCBP releases schedule for May Pride celebration
2009, Mar 26Clinic Releases ReviewIndependent firm finds no substantial mismanagement
2009, Mar 26Emergency RespondersDC Fights Back demands increased HIV/AIDS funding at downtown rally
2009, Mar 19Corrections
2009, Mar 19Mountain State MilestoneWest Virginia gets first statewide GLBT-advocacy organization
2009, Mar 19Mendelson Urges RecognitionCouncilmember pens letter to Mayor Fenty regarding out-of-state partnerships
2009, Mar 19Marriage Push in MarylandActivists gather in Annapolis to advance marriage-equality legislation
2009, Mar 19Prince William's PartyNorthern Virginia county gets its first GLBT prom
2009, Mar 19Emergency RespondersDC Fights Back demands increased HIV/AIDS funding at downtown rally
2009, Mar 12Pride AppointmentCapital Pride Alliance chooses Dyana Mason as new executive director
2009, Mar 12Clinic CountersBlanchon holds tight to WWC reins amid examination of management
2009, Mar 12Status Quo on 17thANC sub-committee recommends renewing the moratorium on new liquor licenses in neighborhood, with minor changes
2009, Mar 12ANC ConsensusDupont group unanimously supports few changes to 17th Street moratorium
2009, Mar 05Prison ProgressActivists offer measured praise for transgender plans
2009, Mar 05Barnett Takes the HelmSMYAL names acting executive director to permanent spot
2009, Mar 05Partners in LimboActivists plan new strategy as out-of-state partnerships wait for recognition
2009, Mar 05Clue-Hunting QuartetFour gay men keep the Robert Wone case alive online
2009, Feb 26American U. HonorsUniversity organization accepting nominations for GLBT award
2009, Feb 26Seeking GLBTs Under 30Metro Weekly Announces Nomination Process for Next Generation Awards
2009, Feb 26D.C. 'Fired Up' for Gay GamesPublic rally held to show support for hosting of international sports event
2009, Feb 26Singing Truth to PowerDavid Jobin to lead Washington's gay men's chorus
2009, Feb 26Gay Green LeadersGLBT organizers of Power Shift '09 talk about event, and why our community should care about being green
2009, Feb 20Catania Goes CollegiateCouncil member appointed to George Washington faculty
2009, Feb 19Calling All CheerleadersLocal sports enthusiasts ask for support at upcoming bid rally for the 2014 Gay Games
2009, Feb 19Credit and Caution for ClinicCatania welcomes WWC document, but asks for more substance
2009, Feb 19BLAGOSAH BloomsHoward University's resurgent GLBT student group plans its evolution and expansion
2009, Feb 12Cherry ChangesAnnual party weekend moves beyond 'circuit' association
2009, Feb 12Attacker SentencedGeorgetown hate-crime assailant given nearly three years
2009, Feb 12Survey for SafetyRainbow Response releases data in effort against partner violence
2009, Feb 06Attacker SentencedGeorgetown hate-crime assailant given nearly three years
2009, Feb 05Helping HandsBrother Help Thyself awards $103,000 to grantees
2009, Feb 05After the FalloutTerminated staff react to David Catania's criticism of Whitman-Walker Clinic's recent managerial decisions
2009, Feb 05Washington Blade Parent in ReceivershipSmall Business Administration hits Avalon Equity Fund
2009, Jan 29The Waiting GameDOC proposes transgender committee, activists remain skeptical
2009, Jan 29Welcome to WashingtonGLBT immigration group expands efforts in D.C.
2009, Jan 29Catania Calls Out ClinicCouncilmember grills Whitman-Walker's Blanchon on recent cuts
2009, Jan 22Corrections
2009, Jan 22Executive EngagementThe GMCW back Groban and Headley
2009, Jan 22Orgy AttackGroup's pressure stops sex party
2009, Jan 22Meeting with the MayorMembers of GLOV sit with Fenty, Lanier to discuss violence
2009, Jan 16Fenty, Lanier Meet with GLOVGLOV's Farris pleased with commitment from mayor and MPD
2009, Jan 16No Wone Murder ChargeU.S. Attorney's Office sticks to obstruction, tampering
2009, Jan 15Lobby Days LoomNew leaders prepare to make GLBT constituents' voices heard
2009, Jan 15Quarter-Century ContestMAL marks a milestone, while Wayne Nesbitt is remembered
2009, Jan 09Now HiringCapital Pride Alliance announces search for paid, part-time executive director
2009, Jan 08No-Go for RodeoAtlantic Stampede not part of ASGRA's new year
2009, Jan 08Good-Bye GirlsGrassroots group prepares tribute for Whitman-Walker stalwarts Chinn and Hawkins
2009, Jan 01Cut Without CashWWC says it cannot afford severance packages for new layoffs
2009, Jan 01Growing GrassrootsLocal activist Paquita Wiggins is helping to launch a Maryland chapter of Stonewall Democrats
2009, Jan 01Mayor Sets MeetingGLOV announces Jan. 16 date with Fenty and Lanier
2008, Dec 21Flight Risk DismissedRestrictions eased against gay men at center of Wone murder case
2008, Dec 18Logan/Shaw MurderMPD seeking suspects in shooting death of gay man
2008, Dec 18Civil StrategyForum looks at advancing marriage equality in D.C.
2008, Dec 18Focus on FrustrationGovernment and grassroots debate responses to D.C. hate crimes
2008, Dec 18GLOV Presses FentyGrassroots groups asks for more from mayor as brother of latest victim speaks out
2008, Dec 16WWC Announces New CutsVirginia clinic closing, layoffs coming
2008, Dec 11A Lizard LastLee says Lizard Lounge latest victim of current economy
2008, Dec 11Inauguration CelebrationGLBT Groups to hold inaugural ball at Mayflower Hotel
2008, Dec 11Lending an Ear''Listen'' event mines young gay men's experiences around HIV
2008, Dec 06Mid-Atlantic InaugurationMAL organizers say rooms are secure, liquor-law change a boon
2008, Dec 05Southeast StabbingPolice looking for suspects in possible hate crime
2008, Dec 04Northern Va. NodsAGLA takes party time to laud leaders
2008, Dec 04Wone Widow Files SuitRecent developments in Robert Wone case include $20 million civil lawsuit
2008, Dec 04Gay Leaders Land in D.C.Openly gay elected officials gather for 24th international conference
2008, Nov 27Eagle AnniversaryLocal bar celebrates with charity auction and title tourney
2008, Nov 27Village PeopleGay interest in retirement concept that favors 'aging in place'
2008, Nov 27Professor of PrideGeorgetown Law's Nan Hunter wields academic activism
2008, Nov 20Terry's TurnNew E.D. in at PreventionWorks
2008, Nov 20New BloodEquality Maryland hires new Executive Director
2008, Nov 20Guilt ConfirmedGuilty Plea in C&O Attack
2008, Nov 20Stein SuccessorsGay Democrats club elects new officers
2008, Nov 20Lambda Center CutsDirector says too few patients for gay-specific programs
2008, Nov 20Rainy Day RallyThousands take to National Mall against Prop. 8 and for marriage equality
2008, Nov 20Indictments in Wone CaseObstruction charges brought against Swann Street suspects
2008, Nov 13UHU Turns 20HIV organization marks bittersweet milestone
2008, Nov 13The GLBT BeatCommunity crafts responses to crimes, past and present
2008, Nov 13Proposition 8 ChallengeD.C.'s Minter leads court challenge, while local couples weigh options
2008, Nov 13Prop 8 ProtestD.C. joins national movement with Nov. 15 rally
2008, Nov 06Bring ItLocals hoping to lure 2014 Gay Games to D.C.
2008, Nov 06Final CountdownLong presidential campaign offers emotional end for gay D.C.
2008, Oct 30Robbery at FireplaceSuspect flees, unsuccessful in attempt
2008, Oct 30Healthy DiscussionMeth Group leaders to share Seattle summit insights
2008, Oct 30A Warm GestureGMCW adds coat drive to its list of community-outreach efforts
2008, Oct 23Pink ShadowRenewed DC Sentinels launch gay basketball tournament
2008, Oct 23Hope Emerges from HorrorJudy Shepard and local activists reflect on the decade since Matthew Shepard's murder
2008, Oct 16Arrest in Shaw AttackMPD announces arrest in Shaw murder case
2008, Oct 16Intersection AltercationGay couple critical of U.S. Attorney's Office after P & 15th incident
2008, Oct 16The ProducerGay local brings TV to Iraqis, 'Watercolors' to America
2008, Oct 10BLAGOSAH's BackHoward University student group revives for 8th anniversary at HRC Hype '08 launch
2008, Oct 09MPD Seek HannahWanted poster released in Tony R. Hunter manslaughter case
2008, Oct 09Out in this WorldGaylaxicon returns to metro area for GLBT sci-fi fans
2008, Oct 09Day in CourtJudge refuses to release G'town hate crime suspects
2008, Oct 09Legal Eagle Lands in D.C.California-court hero Shannon Minter to open Equal Justice career fair
2008, Oct 06Suspects HeldAlleged Georgetown attackers set for Wednesday hearing
2008, Oct 02Honor Roll''Report Card'' improves D.C. standing in HIV fight
2008, Oct 02HIV and AgingElder Think Tank offers HIV discussion
2008, Oct 02Fund RunWWC readies AIDS Walk and run with Louganis, launches Project Red
2008, Oct 02Call To ActionLocal residents, activists, friends of victim gather for vigil, solutions
2008, Sep 30Suspect ApprehendedPolice arrest one suspect involved in July hate crime
2008, Sep 25Nipper Nabs National JobMayor Williams' GLBT liaison finds new home with Task Force
2008, Sep 25New DayNAPWA launches HIV/AIDS day for gay men
2008, Sep 25Muffins for MinorsSMYAL readies for 11th Annual Fall Brunch
2008, Sep 25Anti-Crime EncoreNew group's second meeting draws crowd, cops, Council
2008, Sep 25Honoring HunterFriends, family, activists plan vigil to honor victim and resist fear
2008, Sep 18Latino Art and HonorsHeritage Month commemorated with exhibit
2008, Sep 18Assaulting BehaviorMore attacks and a strike back
2008, Sep 18Gay History ProjectObama talks, McCain balks
2008, Sep 18Stirred to ActionViciousness of recent anti-gay attacks spurs community reaction
2008, Sep 18Attack Victim DiesTony Randolph Hunter succumbs to injuries in possible hate crime
2008, Sep 11Gay Attack Victim on Life SupportSept. 7 robbery in Shaw has police on lookout for four suspects
2008, Sep 11Rain or Shine RacketsTennis players prep for annual Cap Classic
2008, Sep 11Celebrating The CenterCenter fundraiser a success
2008, Sep 11Riding for ResearchAIDS Ride directly benefits research
2008, Sep 11Free State VictoryHigh court rejects petition effort to block Mont. Co.'s trans-inclusive protections
2008, Sep 11Capital Pride PrepPride Alliance gears up with call for volunteers
2008, Sep 11Candid CameraBaltimore man creates 'vlog' to raise awareness about HIV
2008, Sep 04Hickey Departs D.A.Transition at Different Avenues
2008, Sep 04Snowden Steps DownBlack Pride President Steps Down
2008, Sep 04Capitol Hill QuestionsNew legislation would extend same-sex benefits
2008, Sep 04Courting Smokers with HelpMautner Project debuts new smoking-cessation campaign for local LBT women
2008, Sep 04A Rootin' Tootin' ReturnAtlantic Stampede gay rodeo readies for 17th year
2008, Aug 28Club KudosStein Club presents annual honors
2008, Aug 28Arrested DevelopmentGLBT activists debate arrests in new Mount Vernon strip
2008, Aug 28Fighting Back with LoveVictims of hate crime make a public plea for nonviolence
2008, Aug 21Political PointsGay and Lesbian Activists Alliance rates DC's politicians for the primaries
2008, Aug 21Ban on the RunD.C. man lauds travel-restriction victory in his global fight against HIV/AIDS
2008, Aug 21Full Moons in the SunDC Cowboys get colorful, tropical and nude with charitable calendar for 2009
2008, Aug 14Cruising Through the Crunch
Gay car club thrives despite rising gas prices
2008, Aug 14There's Smoke, No IreThe Center tackles tobacco as venues accommodate smokers
2008, Aug 07Sudden ShutdownGay promoters left without a venue after RnR closes
2008, Aug 07Graham Joins Trans ActivistsCouncilmember takes up the cause for Transgender rights
2008, Aug 07Fur FolliesAnnual Bear Invasion marks 12th year
2008, Aug 07Gay, Global and GrowingLocal man ushers foreign-policy effort to its next stage of gay advocacy
2008, Jul 31Riled Over RulesGLBT activists, Schwartz, critical of proposed Human Rights Act changes
2008, Jul 31Playing OutTeam DC recognizes three out student athletes with scholarships
2008, Jul 31Judicial JoustingRuling by Montgomery Co. judge disappoints
2008, Jul 24Praise for PadgetPost's gay playwright wins headline honor
2008, Jul 24Sex-Worker Soiree'Grind the Vote' hits D.C. to raise political awareness
2008, Jul 24Adams Morgan Malevolence Neighborhood sees new attack on group of gay men
2008, Jul 24Marathon ManLocal Ted Hobart memorializes slain lesbian couple one step at a time
2008, Jul 24Crime UpdateJuly 17 U Street-area attack remains mostly a mystery
2008, Jul 17Prepared for the Worst Activists in Maryland await judge’s ruling on Montgomery Co.’s transgender anti-discrimination law
2008, Jul 17Growing PainsGLBT elders avoid re-entering the closet with monthly discussion group
2008, Jul 10Caron Honors Kristen Meth group's Degan praised by national treatment center
2008, Jul 10Transforming Corrections D.C. Trans Coalition continues effort to amend DOC guidelines on transgender inmates
2008, Jul 03From Acting to ActualThe Task Force welcomes local, Rea Carey, as new Executive Director
2008, Jul 03An End to ChaosOwner dispels rumors of new location coming
2008, Jun 26'Gay' for EffortThe Washington Renegades Rugby Football Club return from Ireland, Mark Bingham Cub tourney empty-handed but energized
2008, Jun 26The Stein StampDemocratic club finalizes season's endorsements
2008, Jun 26Oral ExamWWC offers free testing
2008, Jun 26New Pastor at MCC-NOVATim Agar joins the Virginia-based church
2008, Jun 26Chaos Space EmptiedLeftover furniture, kitchen equipment put on curb
2008, Jun 19Spinning its WheelsCapital Pride Planning Committee's float never made it to the parade
2008, Jun 19Wayne RememberedSudden death of leather local shocks community
2008, Jun 19Prison Guideline GrudgeActivist faults transgender guidelines
2008, Jun 19Clinic CurrencyWhitman-Walker to sell S Street headquarters
2008, Jun 19Discrimination Wins OneGroups miss deadline to challenge signatures collected against transgender rights
2008, Jun 19Grand Central FireBaltimore gay club & newspaper offices damaged
2008, Jun 19Ebbin Joins SLDNGay Virginia Delegate serving as new Communications Director of military support organization
2008, Jun 17Clinic CurrencyWhitman-Walker to sell S Street headquarters
2008, Jun 16Wayne Nesbitt DiesFormer Mr. DC Eagle collapsed suddenly at same venue
2008, Jun 12Lawson and OrderDCCA's new gay president aims for amity between Dupont residents and businesses
2008, Jun 12Making a SplashInternational gay swim meet comes to D.C. area
2008, Jun 12Parental RightsVirginia makes a good decision regarding lesbian custody dispute
2008, Jun 12Battlefield MontgomerySupport garnered from Equality Maryland
2008, Jun 05Furmansky's FarewellDan Furmansky looks back at the growth of Equality Maryland
2008, Jun 05Gay and GreenBurgundy Crescent brings recycling to Capital Pride Festival
2008, Jun 05Budding PridesFrom ''T'' to Latino, the Pride season grows to include greater diversity
2008, May 29Furmansky Announces DepartureExecutive Director of Equality Maryland leaving at year's end
2008, May 29Shake-up at SMYALQuestions follow departure of director, loss of funding
2008, May 29Patio PoliticsJack's faces overcrowding charge for 2007 High Heel Race
2008, May 22Soldiering On for HIV VaccineHope remains despite setbacks
2008, May 22Hello, HeroesSix awarded Pride honors
2008, May 22Hill Exits SMYALHealth reasons cited
2008, May 22Spring SurpriseZiegfeld's/Secrets clears big relocation hurdle
2008, May 22A Place to Call HomeD.C.'s first transitional home for GLBT youth to open June 1
2008, May 15Pageant with a CauseContestants from around U.S. gather for THE
2008, May 15Powerful endorsementStein Democratic Club announces candidate choices
2008, May 15Honored with PrideMetro Weekly honored for coverage
2008, May 15Safety PatrolGroups join to protect GLBT students in Arlington
2008, May 15Virginia's Historic MomentLawrence Webb's win makes him state's first black, gay elected official
2008, May 15Postponed DragonRegional flooding pushes Dragon Boat race to Capital Pride weekend
2008, May 08Summer PlaygroundBillie Jean King gets D.C. pumped for its very own court
2008, May 08Sex Worker SurveyDC Survey turns up victims of violations by police
2008, May 08Kudos on the Red CarpetOne in Ten honor B.O.I. at annual gala
2008, May 08State of HateCondemning hate in City Council
2008, May 08Gay Cop Conclave Hits D.C.Gay Officers Action League chapter hosts conference's first local landing
2008, May 01Montgomery County's Trans AllyGroups come together to help protect anti-discrimination law
2008, May 01Meth MovieFree screening of 'Tweakers' organized by DC Crystal Meth Working Group
2008, May 01Post PowerConvention blended faith and entertainment with one eye to the future, one to the past
2008, May 01Jody's Family AffairPFLAG head, Huckaby, talks about allies, outings and his ''biological clock''
2008, Apr 24NOVAM'S IMAGINE-ationFaith-based organization to hold entertaining fundraiser for HIV/AIDS education and services
2008, Apr 24To the MaxClinic celebrates 15 years of service in Southeast
2008, Apr 24Fitting TributeGay theater enthusiast remembered with namesake award
2008, Apr 17Top of the CenterDavid Mariner appointed Center executive director
2008, Apr 17Talking race and orientationPFLAG hosts panel on gays and race
2008, Apr 17Picking FavoritesNellie's wins Shaw neighborhood poll
2008, Apr 17Problem SolverActivist Brian Watson honored by GLAA, along with five others
2008, Apr 17Accomplishments and ChallengesEquality Maryland celebrates one victory and lays groundwork for a new battle
2008, Apr 10A Church's Special GuestRev. Fernando Frontan to speak at MCC
2008, Apr 10Preparing for the PopeGay Catholics primed for papal visit
2008, Apr 10Protecting PeersRainbow Response meeting guides response to domestic violence
2008, Apr 10The Return of Ziegfeld'sClosed due to stadium construction, a Southeast nightlife legend paves the way toward a grand reopening
2008, Apr 03Out in the OpenTaking on domestic violence in the gay community
2008, Apr 03Uncommon decencyTransgender women prepare to file lawsuit in response to treatment in D.C. jails
2008, Mar 27Calling on RheeThe DC Center's Sessa sees slow acknowledgement of gay-related student data
2008, Mar 27Memorial Day DisconnectDC Black Pride sees competition from local party promoter
2008, Mar 20Fighting to Keep EqualityLawsuit filed against Md. County Board of Elections
2008, Mar 20Old TimersAging in America Conference includes sessions for gays
2008, Mar 20PEN DinnerAnnual Dinner for local GLBT Chamber of Commerce
2008, Mar 20Do TellAmerican allies extol their gay-inclusive militaries
2008, Mar 20Strained GlassBullet holes at MCCDC trigger little alarm, big bill
2008, Mar 13Allied for PrideCapital Pride Alliance wins bid for gay festival
2008, Mar 13Mautner Honors MaccubbinLambda Rising owner is latest Man of Mautner
2008, Mar 13Lavender LegaleseA new group hopes to offer free legal services to Maryland's GLBT community
2008, Mar 13Cure CycleA handful of D.C. locals prepare for a new NYC-DC ride to raise money for ''groundbreaking'' HIV research
2008, Mar 06Chili NightTrade show features chili cook-off
2008, Mar 06Benton HonoredLocal gay publisher lauded by community
2008, Mar 06Chaos Closes17th Street venue ceases operation
2008, Mar 06Asylum GrantedKosovo GLBT activist finds safe harbor in U.S.
2008, Mar 06Southeast MemoriesMembers of the gay and lesbian community gather to share their recollections about the venues of Southeast D.C.
2008, Feb 28Lawrence King VigilGLSEN holds memorial for slain youth
2008, Feb 28Avon CallingWhitman-Walker's Lesbian Services receive grant
2008, Feb 28Making PlansGay Democratic club charts its course
2008, Feb 28Parental GuidancePFLAG-DC set to honor Tipper Gore and Anacostia's Covenant Baptist Church at next weekend's gala
2008, Feb 28Pee ShyGroup hopes to block Maryland anti-discrimination measure
2008, Feb 21Wicked WinLesbian Rock Band Wins Top Prize
2008, Feb 21Distinguished GroupGLAA Announces 2008 Awards
2008, Feb 21Case Dismissed''Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine'' charge against popular local DJ Rob Harris dropped
2008, Feb 14Scarlet ContributionAnnual bake sale raises $12,000
2008, Feb 14Gone, Never ForgottenRemembering the Southeast businesses
2008, Feb 14Survival TacticsD.C. Rape Crisis Center offers sessions for lesbian and male sexual-abuse survivors
2008, Feb 14Countdown for Chaos?The decade-old 17th Street gay nightspot is forced to halt its entertainment and now faces an uncertain future
2008, Feb 07Branching OutA stronger D.C. presence for Immigration Equality
2008, Feb 07Warm DonationBlack Pride brings in the coats
2008, Feb 07Baking for BeneficiariesScarlet's brings out the baked goods
2008, Feb 07Clarification
2008, Feb 07Writing on the WallChief Lanier offers strong response to homophobic graffiti
2008, Feb 07Calling on AnnapolisEquality Maryland preps for its own Lobby Day
2008, Feb 07Lobby Day 101Spending a day in the trenches with Equality Virginia, hoping to change minds and win votes
2008, Jan 31Damien Ministries' Nickel DiesPriest spent over a decade with HIV/AIDS organization
2008, Jan 31Now OpenYouth Conference Opens Registration
2008, Jan 31Assault at HRC StoreClerk is pistol whipped during robbery
2008, Jan 31Grant GiversBHT Announces This Year's Grant Recipients
2008, Jan 31Tragedy in WoodbridgeYoung gay man killed in Virginia robbery
2008, Jan 31Church LadyA local reverend continues her battle against stigma and HIV/AIDS in D.C., one test at a time
2008, Jan 24A Friend's PassingGLBT community loses ally
2008, Jan 24Tennis TrophyCharity benefits from successful tournament
2008, Jan 24Latino OutreachHistory project seeks new members
2008, Jan 24Searching for AnswersA recent Town Hall meeting on HIV/AIDS offers hope
2008, Jan 24Sink or SwimFaerie founder to guide locals to ''midlife awakening''
2008, Jan 24Medical Check-InProviding insight on the recent updates, WWC's CEO provides staffing figures as well as his vision for the clinic
2008, Jan 17No Endorsement from Stein ClubNo majority reached by DC GLBT Democratic Club
2008, Jan 17Mautner Project Appoints New E.D.Leslie J. Calman hopes to double budget of lesbian health organization
2008, Jan 17Marriage BuildupAs a landmark marriage bill approaches in Maryland, the political gears rev up, while the loss of a key ally stuns
2008, Jan 17Clinical RestructuringWWC's sweeping plans for 2008 include both hirings and firings, and a new, 'edgy' HIV/AIDS awareness campaign
2008, Jan 14An Ally's DeathMaryland State Senator Gwendolyn Britt dies
2008, Jan 10GLBT Affairs Releases 2007 ReportDC Mayor's office participated in more than 130 community meetings
2008, Jan 10Town Hall Set for HIV/AIDS'This Is Not the Dream' meeting to be held at Unity Fellowship Church
2008, Jan 10Bringing the World HomeGays and lesbians are being encouraged to accept foreign exchange students into their homes
2008, Jan 10Lay-offs, Restructuring at Whitman-WalkerLay-offs, New Hires Both Part of the Clinic's 2008 Restructuring Plans
2008, Jan 03Arresting DevelopmentFive individuals have been arrested for recent Metro attack
2008, Jan 03The Gay SquadArlington County's GLLU plans to ''expand'' in the new year
2007, Dec 27Into the SunsetDakota Cowgirl/Titan's Ramrod shuts its doors
2007, Dec 27Survey Says: Lesbians are SadderHoliday-related stress and depression levels are higher among lesbians respondents
2007, Dec 27A SMYAL-ing ReportGLBT youth group shows increase in assets, decrease in liabilities
2007, Dec 27Half OffLocal gay luminary shares tale of dramatic weight loss
2007, Dec 20HIV/AIDS Report CardDC Appleseed Center pleased by progress
2007, Dec 20Resolution to WedKensington Town Council calls on Maryland legislators to pass marriage equality bill
2007, Dec 20Mum's the WordPolice, Metro, victim reveal no new information or video in hate-crime investigation
2007, Dec 20Locating LinderA fraud case sparks a search for an activist's remains
2007, Dec 13Beyer Opts OutDana Beyer removes self as candidate for Maryland Senate
2007, Dec 13D.C. Center Plans 2008Meeting at GLBT community center discusses DC's HIV/AIDS report, situation with former Director, calendar listings
2007, Dec 13Naked for NOVAMD.C. Cowboys share chiseled bods for charity
2007, Dec 13Hate RailLocal man says mugging escalated into anti-gay hate crime on Metro
2007, Dec 062008's Gay AgendaD.C. Center hosting annual community meeting and holiday brunch
2007, Dec 06Hate TalkForum looks at perceived spike in D.C. hate crimes
2007, Dec 06Meth by the NumbersFirst community-based survey regarding crystal methamphetamine use offers a 'glimpse' of local usage
2007, Dec 06Making Census SenseAnalyzing the D.C. and Maryland Census Reports
2007, Nov 29Local LossLocal judge, activist, leather leader Neil Alexander dies
2007, Nov 29Marriage OptionsThe Center to hold public forum on marriage equality in DC
2007, Nov 29Power in NumbersThe Human Rights Campaign honors those discharged under ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell''
2007, Nov 29Stein Democratic Club Elects Officers
2007, Nov 15Never ForgettingTransgender Day of Remembrance reminds D.C. residents of cold cases, murders
2007, Nov 15The Aqua DecadeGLBT Asian group hits the ten spot
2007, Nov 15Sudden EndingFamily, friends and supporters bid farewell to beloved philanthropist, owner of Go Mama Go!
2007, Nov 08Sudden LossNoi Chudnoff, owner of Go Mama Go! and supporter of gay community, dies
2007, Nov 08Memorial DayAn annual service remembers fallen GLBT veterans
2007, Nov 08Keeping the FaithDamien Ministries celebrates 20 years of HIV/AIDS-related service to the D.C. community
2007, Nov 01Healthful Opportunity'Out and Healthy' conference focuses on LGBT community health issues
2007, Nov 01Fighting BackWashington, D.C. HIV/AIDS organizations to hold march during American Public Health Association meeting
2007, Nov 01Hugging it OutGroup organizes protest at Rite Aid
2007, Nov 01Finding FamilyChoreographer Peter DiMuro seeks community input for a December debut
2007, Nov 01All in the FamilyStraight founder of new Maryland group seeks to aid black, same-sex households
2007, Nov 01After School SpecialSMYAL's annual brunch raises money for -- and awareness of -- its youth center
2007, Oct 25Girl PowerDaylong conference strives to encourage healthy living among LBTQ women
2007, Oct 25Speed QueenOn your mark, in your pumps: The 17th Street High Heel Race
2007, Oct 25Animus in the AislesGay couple claims to have been kicked out of U Street Rite Aid for ''hugging''
2007, Oct 18Now Open for BusinessLGBT Economic Development Summit coming to Washington Plaza Hotel on November 3
2007, Oct 18Pride Retreat PostponedMeeting to discuss Whitman-Walker's involvement in DC's Capital Pride receives lack of reponse
2007, Oct 18AIDS Walk SuccessOver $800,000 raised by approximately 6,000 people
2007, Oct 18Plea for ParentsRockville adoption agency targets gay community
2007, Oct 18Brett's BackPolice chief appoints former Gay and Lesbian Liason Unit head as supervisor of all liaison units, issues transgender order
2007, Oct 11HAA calling for HIV/AIDS listingsDC's Department of Health updating Directory of Services
2007, Oct 11Crawling for KidsYouth Pride Alliance scholarship benefit to be held October 20 on17th Street in DC
2007, Oct 11Out On the WebMark Shields brings Coming Out Day to the YouTubed masses
2007, Oct 11One Stroke at a TimeA new calendar raises money for a unique, local rowing club
2007, Oct 04HRC honors GLLUWashington Convention Center site of upcoming Award and Dinner, October 5 and 6
2007, Oct 04Georgetown Suspect ArrestedPhilip Anderton Cooney, son of Bush administration member, charged with hate crime assault
2007, Oct 04Suspected Shooter SurrendersRaina Johnson surrenders after being charged with shooting domestic partner in Adams Morgan
2007, Oct 04Filling the Vaccine VacancyThe search for an HIV vaccine remains strong at NIH
2007, Oct 04Dr. DiscriminationMontgomery Co. Council hears testimony on transgender bill
2007, Oct 04Mouse TrapGay locals offer shelter and job to woman in need
2007, Sep 27Celebrating GrowthMautner Project annual gala honors contributors
2007, Sep 27Call to ArmsAubrey Sarvis comes to SLDN with a mission to get DADT repealed
2007, Sep 27Mean StreetsPolice investigating three possible hate crimes
2007, Sep 27Suddenly SusanFighting discrimination in Largo
2007, Sep 27Workplace WarriorsOut and Equal brings the fight for job equality to D.C.
2007, Sep 20Marriage Blow to MarylandActivists disappointed, not discouraged, by Court of Appeals decision
2007, Sep 20Boykin's Election TrailLeading gay-rights figure to speak about 'Presidential Campaign' issues at American University
2007, Sep 20Virginia VettingVirginia State and House candidates invited to answer questions at forum for GLBT concerns
2007, Sep 20Transgender AssaultJuvenile males involved in altercation with TG female in Northwest DC
2007, Sep 20Police Back PFOXEx-gay group mum, but Arlington County Police say officers responded to scuffle
2007, Sep 20PFAW's Gay AmbassadorJames Hormel talks about People for the American Way's GLBT agenda ahead of the D.C. Gala
2007, Sep 13Permanent PositionDyer Named Permanent Director of GLBT Office
2007, Sep 13Calling All Kings -- and QueensBHT returns to King's Dominion for annual gay night
2007, Sep 13A New HonorThe Center announces first-ever awards for service
2007, Sep 13Under One RoofGay expo offers diverse services for GLBT couples and singles
2007, Sep 13A Pioneer PassesPhase 1, Ziegfeld's founder Chris Jansen dies at 61
2007, Sep 13PFOX's Tall Tale?Gay activist asks ex-gay leader to resign
2007, Sep 06Saying Goodbye to CherylAfter apartment fire and battle with leukemia, local lesbian historian dies
2007, Sep 06Back to SchoolGenderPAC tracks equality in academia
2007, Sep 06Match PointTennis tournament raises funds for AIDS group
2007, Sep 06Honoring HeroesGLBT Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with reception and exhibit at The Center
2007, Aug 30Stein Club's AccoladesGay Democrats announced their 2007 awardees
2007, Aug 30Cash BackCapital Pride reimbursed by the District for street festival security fees
2007, Aug 30Staying InSoldier ''perceived'' as gay stays in service
2007, Aug 30Bowling for FriendshipLocal athlete finds life after tragedy
2007, Aug 23Casting a WebNBJC launches a new online broadcast
2007, Aug 23Fingers do the walkingD.C. drafts a new GLBT resource directory
2007, Aug 23State Capital PrideMaryland to celebrate Chesapeake Pride on Saturday
2007, Aug 23Unceremonious MomentSoldier ''perceived as gay'' is convicted, demoted by military court
2007, Aug 23Gender ConfusionWith few answers in gender mix-up case in D.C. jails, activists look for solutions
2007, Aug 16HAA HireDC Mayor picks HIV/AIDS Administration office head
2007, Aug 16Trans Job TrainingDistrict to hold career day and job fair
2007, Aug 16Mixed SchoolbagStein Club gets assorted answers but few hard commitments from Rhee
2007, Aug 09Recreational AppointmentGay man to head D.C.'s Parks and Recreation
2007, Aug 09Information DeficitFriends, family and colleagues of slain lawyer, Robert Wone, are asking the general public to come forward with information
2007, Aug 09Going to TownBailey and Guggenmos unveil plans for the newest addition to D.C.'s nightlife scene
2007, Aug 02Journalistic MissionNLGJA selects new executive director
2007, Aug 02High and DryApex loses water for a night
2007, Aug 02Safety MonitorDCPS educators gather to keep queer kids safe
2007, Aug 02Mayoral MeetingDC Mayor Adrian Fenty sits down with his LGBT Advisory Committee
2007, Jul 26Slave MastersThe 4th annual MASTER/slave conference kicks off this weekend
2007, Jul 26Change of SceneA popular gay bar changes owners
2007, Jul 26Universal MotherSaying goodbye to Margo
2007, Jul 19Relocation moves forwardDC Council passes law to allow displaced stadium-area gay clubs to relocate, plus other GLBT-related Acts introduced
2007, Jul 19Reinvigorating the activistsEquality Virginia holds its annual conference this weekend
2007, Jul 19Words WorthEngraving at Dupont Metro dedicated to HIV/AIDS caregivers
2007, Jul 19Birds and BeesGays make headway at veterinary convention
2007, Jul 19Wondering About 'Down Under'Graham floats suggestion that Dupont Circle space house displaced gay adult venues
2007, Jul 12Permanent TributeEngravings to honor HIV/AIDS caregivers
2007, Jul 12Public OpinionInput Sought on GLLU 'Enhancement'
2007, Jul 12Seeing the 'T' in GLBTD.C. marks the first-ever Transgender Awareness Month
2007, Jul 12Blessing in DisguiseLocal lesbian activist battles leukemia after coping with apartment fire
2007, Jul 05Safety firstNational anti-bullying legislation is launched
2007, Jul 05Wrapping up GLLU's loose endsLiaison unit's Web site goes down, then back up; Chief Lanier discusses volunteers at the unit
2007, Jul 05The Rainbow SamaritanMaryland native's GLBT relief group funneling gay charity globally
2007, Jun 28Premature Closing2120 Shuts its doors
2007, Jun 28Raising the BarGay African-American is new head of the D.C. Bar Association
2007, Jun 28A 'Fix-It' Job at D.C. Fire DepartmentNew GLBT liaison to focus on outreach to the community
2007, Jun 28Looking Back on PrideWhitman-Walker, Community Partners examine the pros and cons of new Capital Pride structure
2007, Jun 21Comprehensive CurriculumMontgomery County, MD launches gay-inclusive sex-ed curriculum
2007, Jun 21Here come the chatansRabbis discuss same-sex commitment ceremonies at D.C. Jewish Community Center
2007, Jun 21Clearing the airWashington, D.C.'s police chief says Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit not being disbanded
2007, Jun 14Diving for DollarsLambda Divers help GLBT health groups
2007, Jun 14'Raw' DealPetworth gay sex party gets unwanted attention
2007, Jun 14Countdown to Closure?DCRA serves shutdown order to gay 2120 club
2007, Jun 14History in the UnmakingFire takes a toll on an activist's gay archives
2007, Jun 07Up in FlamesLesbian historian's archives damaged, lost in apartment fire
2007, Jun 07Rowing Your BoatsAnnual Regatta Grows
2007, Jun 07Granting EntryBrother Help Thyself opens grant process
2007, Jun 07Death in the FamilyActivist Richard Rausch dies at 71
2007, Jun 07Frank's DayCouncil Kudos for Kameny
2007, Jun 07Building BridgesCapital Pride forum tackles challenges, successes for the GLBT community
2007, Jun 07Relocation ReloadedAfter acrimony and jockeying, Council moves to help displaced clubs
2007, May 31Gay in CourtLocal GLBT lawyers sworn to Supreme Court
2007, May 31Marching ForwardD.C.'s Dyke March gets ready for its 14th year of taking the streets
2007, May 31A Pride Trans-formationD.C.'s trans community organizes its first dedicated Capital Pride event
2007, May 24Row Your BoatAsian/Pacific-Islander Queers United for Action (AQUA) paddle team wins race
2007, May 24Debate Heats UpLines being drawn in relocation battle of DC nightclubs
2007, May 24Power in numbers'D.C. Fights Back' aims to find solutions to AIDS in Washington
2007, May 24Judge Hits D.C. Fire & Emergency Medical Services AgencyDistrict urged to settle with diversity trainer
2007, May 17On the Red CarpetOne in Ten honors individuals and groups for support of GLBT arts
2007, May 17Stein Dems Back BillGroup votes to back move to aid displaced Southeast DC gay club venues
2007, May 17Safe HavenGay man from Kosovo granted political asylum in the U.S.
2007, May 10Whitman-Walker high school essay contestAIDS Walk asks students to write about stopping spread of HIV/AIDS in their community
2007, May 10HIPS Needs HelpVolunteers needed to provide safety info, counseling, and other needs to DC sex workers
2007, May 10Bus Boys Head to Beach''Rehobus'' to offer seasonal trips to Rehoboth
2007, May 10Tale of Two MommiesRecent developments in lesbian child-custody case highlight risks and disparities in legal rights
2007, May 03Bowing OutCraig Bowman Leaves National Youth Advocacy Coalition
2007, May 03New Year, New MixAsian/Pacific Islander GLBTs offering updated Pride and Heritage
2007, May 03Resigning the CaseProsecutor quits gay-related homicide
2007, May 03On the BeatNew unit supervisor to serve under GLLU commander
2007, Apr 26Cheers and Tears for HattoyPoliticos, family and friends gather in Capitol to celebrate life of Bob Hattoy
2007, Apr 26Honor RollAmerican University awards gay leaders
2007, Apr 26Leadership changesSMYAL announces new ED, SLDN bids farewell to co-founder
2007, Apr 26Murderer sentenced to 26 yearsPreston Randolph Logan had criminial history before brutal death of transgender girlfriend 'Diamond' Lee Person
2007, Apr 26Strike TwoEffort to reopen Southeast DC clubs hits another snag
2007, Apr 19Correction
2007, Apr 19Revising TreatmentsNew STD treatment plans mirror current trends in treating gay men
2007, Apr 19Buying TimeSentencing postponed in transgender murder case
2007, Apr 19A Family AffairRainbow Families conference aims to help both current and prospective gay parents
2007, Apr 19Acknowledging AccomplishmentGLAA marks 36th anniversary with awards gala
2007, Apr 12Local BriefsNew Director for DC's Gay Men's Chorus; 3 Pro-gay bills pass in Maryland; DC gays march for voting rights.
2007, Apr 12Gays Groups Evaluate May 1 CandidatesMichael Brown favored in Ward 4; split opinions in Ward 7
2007, Apr 12Talking About SilenceGay rights opponents ask parents to keep kids out of school on Day of Silence
2007, Apr 05Correction
2007, Apr 05Departing MautnerDeBold resigns from the Mautner Project
2007, Apr 05Campus PrideOrganizers at George Mason University unleash series of events for all
2007, Apr 05Screening for StaffGay immigration doc focuses on congressional audience
2007, Mar 29Rolling AlongGay families expected at 2007 Egg Roll
2007, Mar 29Defeated BillTransgender discrimination bill defeated in Maryland
2007, Mar 29Athletic SupportScholarship to benefit gay student athletes
2007, Mar 29Tackling Tomorrow's TaxesNew law allows joint filing for D.C. domestic partners in 2008
2007, Mar 29The Beat Goes OnAdvisor to police chief outlines plans to 'expand' departments GLBT policing program
2007, Mar 22Positive Changes at Whitman-Walker ClinicThree distinguished physicians added to staff of DC's HIV/AIDS Clinic
2007, Mar 22PEPCO adopts equal benefits for domestic partnersGay and Lesbian Activists Alliances praises Mid-Atlantic power company
2007, Mar 22Revealing strugglesAmerican University includes gay Latinos in international conference
2007, Mar 22Campus CrusadeLocal Equality Riders bringing gay-affirming message to Christian universities
2007, Mar 15Healthy ChoiceWhitman-Walker Clinic to hold 'Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Week' open house
2007, Mar 15The Birds vs. the BeesOpposing groups react to Montgomery County's sex-ed pilot program
2007, Mar 15Flamingo RoadFreddie's Beach Bar in Crystal City is one of Virginia's longest-lasting gay establishments
2007, Mar 08Zoning OutA nude-dancing licensing issue hits a snag
2007, Mar 08Transgender TitlesTransgender Health Empowerment launches its first pageant
2007, Mar 08Final Chapter'Metro Weekly' co-founder Marc Slyman dies
2007, Mar 08Prime-time PioneerFormer Washingtonian, Bob Hattoy, dies in California
2007, Mar 01Local News BriefsGLBT issues in 2007 Virginia Legislative Session; Marylander activists support transgender rights; One in Ten receives arts grants from DCCAH
2007, Mar 01Positive NutritionLocal dietitian offers nutritional ''dos'' and ''don'ts'' for HIV-positive people
2007, Mar 01Defining a FoeTown-hall meeting grapples with meth 'epidemic' in DC's gay community
2007, Feb 22State of the MovementGLBT leaders discuss activism in new political climate and impact of new technology
2007, Feb 22Last minute breakGay masseur in Manassas, VA gets special use permit to operate home business
2007, Feb 22Local Briefs13 Organizations join Whitman-Walker in Capital Pride planning; DC Cowboys donate calendar proceeds; 'Scarlet's Bake Sale' raises over $20,000
2007, Feb 22Visible MomentsKhushDC honors five South Asian activists for their equal rights efforts
2007, Feb 15Troubling TimesSuicide of two young girls highlights the hurdles faced by gay youth
2007, Feb 15Murder suspect pleads guiltyFamily of slain transgender woman hears details of her death
2007, Feb 15Local News BriefsDC Police chief names Lt. Jova head of Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit; Unid@s advocates for Latino/a GLBTs; Cuc Vu named HRC's chief diversity officer
2007, Feb 15OHR Head Speaks to Stein DemocratsNew DC director of Human Rights office encourages gay applicants for Commission vacancies
2007, Feb 08Speaking of GayPioneering local conference continues study of 'Lavender Languages'
2007, Feb 08Gays Win Some, Lose Some in Virginia LegislatureBills on hospital visitation and health insurance advance; Efforts falter on non-discrimination and repeal of marriage ban
2007, Feb 08Maryland Lobby DayActivists fight for same-sex marriage rights, transgender equality. Rally to be held in Annapolis, MD on February 12.
2007, Feb 08D.C. AIDS Agency Realigns, Sets GoalsHealth department head remains as interim leader of DC's HIV/AIDS Administration
2007, Feb 08Nipper Sets Departure DateSearch begins for replacement director of Mayor's GLBT Affairs office
2007, Feb 08Local News BriefsCouncilman Graham's legislation to review safety of youth-oriented nightclubs. DC Rape Crisis Center creates GLBT-focused groups
2007, Feb 01Drinking and EnteringTeen murder opens discussion about changes to Washington's nightlife policies for underage patrons
2007, Feb 01Community GrowthBrother Help Thyself awards grants to 32 local organizations, focuses on smaller groups
2007, Feb 01Local News BriefsLesbian Murder Mystery, Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Transgender Murder Update
2007, Jan 25CTA gives to SMYALLocal Briefs
2007, Jan 25License for LadiesEdge-Wet owner hopes to open venue in NE with female dancers
2007, Jan 25Growing Concerns on 14th StreetAttack on gay restaurant owner adds to crime worries of neighborhood businesses
2007, Jan 18Local BriefsMeth Campaign to Continue
2007, Jan 18Changes AheadWhitman-Walker joins Washington Free Clinic, ends AIDS Marathon fundraiser
2007, Jan 18Missing Arlington man found deadEbe's discovery raises more questions than answers for sister
2007, Jan 18Back on the StreetsSgt. Brett Parson leaves D.C.'s groundbreaking Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit to focus on a new beat
2007, Jan 11Calling All Non-profitsCapital Pride Organizers give GLBT groups opportunity to plan this year's events
2007, Jan 11Death Strikes in Transgender CommunityMurder of Diamond Person highlights the problem of domestic and other violence
2007, Jan 11Face to FaceDespite amendment loss, gay Virginians are taking the battle to the state legislature
2007, Jan 04From D.C., with LoveBi-national gay couple tackles borders and barriers to stay together
2007, Jan 04Capital Pride Invites InputOrganizers of DC's Pride Parade and Festival reaching out to community groups to expand planning committee
2006, Dec 28Transgender TragediesA new analysis finds Washington, D.C. topping the list in transgender murders
2006, Dec 28Republican Soul SearchingThe Log Cabin Republicans elect a new president
2006, Dec 21A Life RememberedThe transgender community gets a new resource, honoring the memory of Tyra Hunter
2006, Dec 21Breaking PointGay issues lead to local Episcopalian schism
2006, Dec 21Coffee TalkFor 20 years, the HIV+ Coffeehouse has offered a warm respite
2006, Dec 14Correction
2006, Dec 14Labor PainsMary Cheney's baby faces hostile state
2006, Dec 14Change at BHTLarry Stansbury stepping down as executive director of Brother Help Thyself
2006, Dec 14Fenty Moves ForwardGLBT community awaiting word on the new DC Mayor's transition developments
2006, Dec 14Unfettered AccessStudents make the case to bring condoms from behind the locks at CVS
2006, Dec 07Tina TimeGroups meet to mark meth-awareness day
2006, Dec 07A Night of VigilanceWhitman-Walker marks World AIDS Day with candlelight vigil
2006, Dec 07One More StepGay marriage gets its day in Maryland's high court
2006, Dec 07Words of WisdomA debilitating stroke was just the latest obstacle for Sally Michael to overcome
2006, Nov 30A Time to RememberTransgender Health Empowerment honors the heroes and the fallen of trans community
2006, Nov 30Historic ControversyAnti-gay activist launches campaign against Kameny's acceptance at Library of Congress
2006, Nov 23Temple BoundThe Academy finds a new temporary home
2006, Nov 23Without a TraceDonald Ebe has disappeared before, and his sister fears this time may be the last
2006, Nov 16Home-Grown VictoriesMaryland makes its own gay history on Election Day, readies for renewed marriage fight
2006, Nov 16Youth MovementSMYAL's fall brunch raises funds and highlights dangers of ''ex-gay'' movement
2006, Nov 16Cherry DateD.C. circuit party moves to Capital Pride weekend
2006, Nov 09Win Some, Lose SomeElection Day sees Virginia anti-gay amendment succeed, but other places bring good news
2006, Nov 09Honor RoleGay veterans gather to honor those who served
2006, Nov 09Holiday HelpVolunteers bring Thanksgiving to all
2006, Nov 02Room to GrowWith new grant, programs, The Center maintains pace and looks to growth
2006, Nov 02Family PlanningWhitman-Walker's Maybe Baby parenting seminar tries to answer the 'if' and 'when' of adoption
2006, Oct 26ATLAS ShrugsAs the city's smoking ban approaches, Mark Lee brings 16 years of holiday-weekend parties to an end
2006, Oct 26Community AdviceAdvisors point to GLBT priorities
2006, Oct 26No Welcome WagonManassas denies home business permit to gay man
2006, Oct 19Harsh RealityClinic debuts ''Reality Check,'' exceeds AIDS Walk goal
2006, Oct 19Love GameD.C. takes to the courts for the 14th annual Capital Classic
2006, Oct 19Racy RevelryD.C.'s High Heel Race turns 20 in grassroots style
2006, Oct 12Kameny's Gay Paper TrailThe gay pioneer's papers enter the Library of Congress
2006, Oct 12Independent InkSmall Press Expo in Bethesda includes 'Gay Interest' section for GLBT cartoonists & artists
2006, Oct 05Paging Mark FoleyWashington's October surprise
2006, Oct 05Power WalkingOrganizers hope the 20th annual AIDS Walk will exceed expectations in money and participation
2006, Sep 28Honoring Latino ContributionsGLBT Hispanic Heritage Month observed with reception and exhibit at The Center
2006, Sep 28Closed Door for Navy HopefulsLocal recruiting office closed as gay Americans attempt to enlist
2006, Sep 28Ramming SpeedA 14th Street stalwart gets a name change
2006, Sep 21Old Dominion to Get a MisterVirginia leather competition set for October 7
2006, Sep 21HRC vs. MAMTwo big gay events go head-to-head next month
2006, Sep 21Sidewalk Stories17th Street's landmark Trio Restaurant finds itself targeted by the DCCA
2006, Sep 14Rove's Family History'The Architect' explores relationship between Karl Rove and his late gay stepfather
2006, Sep 14Queer CampusesFormer GW dean takes issue with 'Advocate' guide's 'first and only' claim
2006, Sep 07Gay Dems Honor OwnGertrude Stein Democratic Club observes work of four DC community leaders at 30th Leadership Awards
2006, Sep 07Broncs, Boots and BeatsDusty days and dancing nights welcome ASGRA's 15th annual Atlantic Stampede
2006, Aug 31Richmond in the Pink'The Pink Party' event to focus support on gay issues in Viginia
2006, Aug 31Sister SchismTrans debate continues at Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
2006, Aug 17Cherry Announces GrantsCircuit party organizers to distribute $30,000 to gay community groups
2006, Aug 17GLAA Rates CandidatesDC Mayoral and Council hopefuls evaluated on efforts to assist gay and lesbian community
2006, Aug 17Murder in DupontA stabbing death in a Swann Street townhouse leaves more questions asked than answered
2006, Aug 03Community BriefsEquality Prince William to Rally Against Amendment
2006, Aug 03Marriage ProposalAmendment Re-filed in D.C.
2006, Aug 03A Change in the PulpitGLBT community ally Rev. Alvin Jackson leaves D.C. for new pastures in New York
2006, Jul 20SMYAL's Weiss announces resignationExecutive director to leave position at D.C. GLBTQ youth organization
2006, Jul 20Balking at the DealA gay media merger founders in Rehoboth Beach over allegations of crime and obscenity
2006, Jul 13Anderson vs. IranA 'New Republic' staffer organizes Dupont rally marking one-year anniversary of gay executions in Iran
2006, Jun 29Honored GuestGroup recognizes efforts for gay parity in Foreign Service
2006, Jun 29Be Bar Moves AheadOwners of proposed gay lounge in Logan Circle sign 'voluntary agreement' with DC beverage board
2006, Jun 22Home WorkA revitalized gay Latino group searches for a home
2006, Jun 15Suspension on SteadSponsorship shortfall prompts The Center to pull film series
2006, Jun 15Stein Dems Back CroppGLBT Democratic club endorses candidate for DC mayor
2006, Jun 15Truth or ConsequencesCombating the ''ex-gay'' movement with Truth Wins Out
2006, Jun 08Community ConnectorsPride season town-hall meeting explores building bridges among diverse communities
2006, Jun 08An Advertising ImpasseNBJC meets with Baltimore newspaper over rejection of gay-focused ad
2006, Jun 08Taking PrideThe GLBT community makes its annual return to Pennsylvania Avenue
2006, Jun 01AIDS at 25The lessons of the past help drive the goals of the future
2006, Jun 01Making a SplashD.C. Strokes preps for 13th annual Stonewall Regatta
2006, Jun 01Refusing to RunA Baltimore newspaper rejects a gay ad
2006, May 25Dedicated to D.C.Gay activist Philip Pannell enters DC 'shadow' senate race
2006, May 18Honored QuartetGay Men's Chorus of Washington offers Harmony Awards at Annual Spring Affair
2006, May 18Trans Regs AdvanceDistrict Commission on Human Rights moves to strengthen regulations against gender discrimination
2006, May 11Task Force TitansPolitics, literature and community service share annual honors
2006, May 11Pink PolitickingDC Mayoral candidates offer support for gays, and engage in some pointed exchanges
2006, May 04Pulse of the PeopleTown-hall meeting examines the state of black, gay D.C.
2006, May 04Be Bar scores a victoryChurch group not recognized as protestant of gay bar liquor license
2006, Apr 27GLAA Marks 35 YearsGay organization uses anniversary to applaud others with awards for service
2006, Apr 21Youth Pride Festival Rescheduled Due to WeatherNew date set to Saturday, April 29
2006, Apr 20Be Bar Faces Off with OpponentsHearing on new Logan area lounge and dance bar packed with gay supporters and protesters from nearby church
2006, Apr 20Growth SpurtYouth Pride Turns 10
2006, Apr 20Gay Families on a RollRain and protesters do little to dampen mood at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll
2006, Apr 13The Kids Are Not AlrightA community forum and a new report examine the hardships faced by the city's GLBT youth
2006, Apr 13D.C. Coalition CoalescingOrganization continues to promote black GLBT interests after nearly 30 years
2006, Apr 06Lizard Lounge's Last ActCiting D.C.'s new smoking ban, promoter Mark Lee closes his popular Sunday night party
2006, Apr 03Lizard Lounge club announces closing night
2006, Mar 30Log Cabin's CouncillorGay GOP Latino appointed to PACHA
2006, Mar 23Anniversary GiftThe Center celebrates its first year with the opening of a new cyber center
2006, Mar 23Last DanceVelvetNation's promoters announce a final date for the popular weekly gay dance event
2006, Mar 16Oldham ReduxFormer D.C. HIV/AIDS leader returns for NAPWA top spot
2006, Mar 16Healthy DialoguePanel discusses issues for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health Awarness Week
2006, Mar 16PSA tackles ''PNP''TV ad warns against crystal meth usage in the gay male community
2006, Mar 09First To GoClub Washington eviction marks first step in changing the face of Half and O Streets SE
2006, Mar 02Good Cop, Bad CopForum examines police abuse in the gay, lesbian, bi, trans community
2006, Feb 23Happy York DayDC declaration of 'Robert L. York Jr. Day' honors a local GLBT leader
2006, Feb 23Gay-borhood WatchDC Police seek help in finding convicted 'gay pick-up crime' offender
2006, Feb 16Losing an AllyGay leaders mourn the death of Coretta Scott King, mull the future of the King legacy for GLBT civil rights
2006, Feb 09Lost in TranslationGLAAD takes issues with local Spanish-language column
2006, Feb 02Bolton's Strange BedfellowsU.S. and Iran share homophobic alliance at U.N.
2006, Feb 02Gay Grant GiverBHT awards more than $130K to community groups
2006, Feb 02Closing-Time CopsDC Police announce increase in late-night patrols of Adams Morgan following attack on gay couple
2006, Jan 26William Waybourn Leaves WindowGay newspaper publisher with chain that bought the Washington Blade and other media outlets steps down after 10 years
2006, Jan 19Slice of StrifeGay couple gets little help in aftermath of Adams Morgan attack
2006, Jan 12Strategic PlanningAfter a long year of financial instability and uncertainty, Whitman-Walker Clinic announces plans to reconfigure its board and services
2006, Jan 05The Pink PastFive years on, Rainbow History Project collects, preserves and promotes D.C.'s GLBT history
2006, Jan 05Bashing the BanNightlife and restaurant supporters rally against legislation to prevent smoking in DC workplaces
2005, Dec 22Bike BeatCommunity businesses help to acquire bikes for DC Police's Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit
2005, Dec 22Killer Sentenced in Transgender Murder CaseAntoine Jacobs to serve 16 years for the 2003 shooting of Bella Evangelista
2005, Dec 22Reticent and RespectedVictory Fund chooses local favorite Brian Johnson to head its board
2005, Dec 15Smoke SagaDC City Council moves forward with smoking ban for restaurants and nightlife venues
2005, Dec 15Partisan AcclaimGertrude Stein Democrats honor Mayor Williams and others for GBLT contributions
2005, Dec 15Hitting Back'Crystal Meth Sucks' campaign sees success
2005, Dec 08Crystal Campaign Hits BarsDC's GLBT Center takes anti-crystal methamphetamine message to DC's gay nightclubs
2005, Dec 08Vacancy FilledMayor Williams chooses Darlene Nipper to succeed the late Wanda Alston as head of DC's LGBT Affairs
2005, Dec 01Eagle HonorsBennett Long is the new Mr DC Eagle 2006
2005, Dec 01Applauding AllenSTD coalition honors Crew Club owner for anti-syphilis efforts
2005, Nov 17Deciphering SyphilisCDC points to MSM as bearers of the STD torch, but local experience may tell a different story
2005, Nov 03Eminent EvictionGay businesses in Southeast respond to the D.C. government's stadium land-grab filing
2005, Oct 27Dawson's DiscountNoVa lesbian local launches card to benefit gay interests
2005, Oct 26Bob Siegel Responds to D.C. Land GrabDistrict government gives Southeast gay clubs 90 days to vacate
2005, Oct 15Marching OnBlack Gay Leaders Confront MMM on Their Turf
2005, Oct 13Budgets and BuildingsThe D.C. GLBT Center's board moves to nix lingering concerns
2005, Oct 13AIDS Walk 2005$462,000 and counting
2005, Sep 29Setting the CourseThe National Black Justice Coalition's summit fights for the future
2005, Sep 29Aging with OptimismThe Center in DC holds gathering of organizations that serve gay seniors
2005, Sep 29Walking for Whitman-Walker19th annual AIDS Walk held Saturday, October 1 to raise $250,000 in pledges
2005, Sep 15Rainbow ReliefD.C. gay community makes effort for hurricane victims
2005, Aug 25Gathering SteamLocal meetings of GLBT blacks gaining momentum for Million More Movement demands
2005, Aug 18Five AliveA new anti-AIDS campaign, ''5 Days of Action,'' slated to hit D.C. in October
2005, Aug 11The Eagle Keeps Its Nest, For NowWith building sale, D.C.'s oldest leather bar begins searching for a new location
2005, Aug 04Method ManA local gay man makes his meth use into a very public issue
2005, Jul 28The Heat Is OnANC and Cada Vez, home to the gay Latino event Fuego, are ready to rumble
2005, Jul 21Family AffairMillions More Movement Unity Takes a Hit from One of Its Own
2005, Jul 14A Phoenix from the FlamesLess than a year since LLEGÓ closed its doors, a new LGBT Latino organization is evolving
2005, Jul 14Human Rights RevisitedDC City Council supports move to protect transgenders
2005, Jun 30New STD FeeWWC Raises Minimum Fee for Some Services
2005, Jun 16Traffic JamMinimal police presence at Pride Parade attributed to Clinic financial problems, lack of communication
2005, Jun 16Graham Goes Smoke-freeDC Council member announces support to ban smoking in bars, restaurants
2005, Jun 16Flames of PassionSmall fire hits private adult venue
2005, Jun 09Financial Woes Increase at Whitman-WalkerClinic cuts major programs, lays off more than 50 employees; more changes imminent as cash-flow problems remain
2005, Jun 09Graham Joins Smoke-Free Effort
2005, Jun 02Tending the GrassrootsAnti-gay vetoes from Governor Ehrlich aside, the state of Maryland continues to progress
2005, May 26Party CrasherLeather community holds panel to discuss a 'Tina' drug crisis
2005, May 19Cash Crunch at Whitman-WalkerA cash crunch hits its payroll as Whitman-Walker reports overcharging of government contracts
2005, May 19Finding Safe HarborLaw firm recognized for helping LGBT asylum seekers
2005, May 12Bhangra, 'Boxer' and BrunchPride & Heritage 2005 celebrates the gay Asian community
2005, May 12Lighting the WaySpirit of Light Awards at LuLu's to benefit Transgender Health Empowerment
2005, May 05Good GovernmentMetro Police GLLU makes last round of prestigious grant award
2005, May 05Dinner on DeckSLDN enlists Carol Moseley Braun and Deb Price for annual dinner
2005, May 05Places at the TablesLGBT community leaders gather to tell Mayor Williams what his priorities should be
2005, May 05Parenting in the PinkGroups launch local, annual LGBT parenting conference
2005, Apr 28Order vs. Oysters on 17th StreetProposed restaurant faces residential regulators
2005, Apr 14National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's 16th annual Leadership AwardsAward presented to Howard Dean, $70,000 raised for NGLTF
2005, Apr 14Laurels for LeadersGLAA celebrates 34 years, and honors those who have provided ''distinguished service''
2005, Apr 07Evacuation PlanCommunity meeting set to discuss future of O Street Corridor near Nationals' proposed baseall stadium in Southeast DC
2005, Mar 31Give a Hoot, Don't RecruitUDC Law Students Protest Military Recruiters
2005, Mar 31Smoke SignalsWhitman-Walker Joins Efforts to Prohibit Smoking
2005, Mar 24Virginia's Resolved OutpostAlexandria defies commonwealth wisdom with 2142
2005, Mar 17Talking TinaNational Coalition for LGBT Health meeting assesses crystal meth's threat to the community
2005, Mar 10Victory in the Heart of TexasLupe Valdez made history when she was elected sheriff -- now she's a nationwide sensation
2005, Mar 10Health FareLGBT Health Awareness Week begins March 13
2005, Mar 03Raisin' Funds in the SunNGLTF kicks off its first Winter Party Festival
2005, Mar 03Welcome HomeOpen House for The Center, Metro D.C. PFLAG and BHT's new shared office space
2005, Feb 24Innocent Ads?'Marriage Works' hit the walls at Farragut North
2005, Feb 24Home Sweet HomeThe Center finds a home downtown with PFLAG and Brother Help Thyself
2005, Feb 17HIV and LGV in MSMRecent news on STDs is an acronym soup seasoned with clinical and political fallout
2005, Feb 17Celebrities Shine for PFLAGNew ad campaign reins in the stars to support gay family members
2005, Feb 10Conferring for Campus EqualityHRC holds second gathering of LGBT students from historically black colleges and universities
2005, Feb 03BHT Holds 27th Reception$91,655 in grants given to community organizations
2005, Jan 20Military BackupMCSN marks first year of trying to pick up the Pentagon's slack in supporting gay service members
2005, Jan 06Tsunami Spares Gay EnclaveWaves stop short of Paradise Complex on Thailand's Phuket
2005, Jan 06Barriers to HealthLesbian healthcare could be negatively impacted by recent anti-gay marriage laws
2004, Dec 23Baker Bids Clinic FarewellWhitman-Walker's executive director set to resign
2004, Dec 16Challenging PrincipalsAnti-gay actions may point to spike in institutional hostility toward gay teens since election
2004, Dec 09SLDN's Full Court PressA new legal challenge aims to overturn 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
2004, Dec 02Making the Syphi-listNew STD data keeps D.C. in the top 25
2004, Dec 02Shake-Up at HRCCheryl Jacques resigns post as board cites 'difference in management philosophy' as reason for departure
2004, Nov 18No Cherry on TopAfter a smaller-than-expected Cherry 9, the Cherry Fund unable to make planned donations to charities
2004, Nov 11Expo AbsentGay travel event skips D.C.
2004, Nov 11Gay-N-CLogan Circle voters elect a gay-majority ANC
2004, Nov 11Pink People Feeling BlueSome local, gay Kerry campaigners share their post-election emotions
2004, Nov 04Worst-Case ScenariosWhat to do when break-ups, disability, unemployment, death or other financial traumas strike
2004, Oct 28Blog Me A StoryAs blogging blossoms everywhere, gay bloggers step out on stage
2004, Oct 21AIDS Walk on the ReboundOrganizers hopeful that fundraiser will reach goal of $580K
2004, Oct 21Racing Against the RulesAfter almost two decades, D.C.'s infamous High Heel Race remains an orphan institution
2004, Oct 14No Ifs, Ands or Butts'Mary Quits' anti-smoking campaign lands in hostile territory
2004, Oct 07Adult Zone Shut OutProposed baseball stadium would displace adult gay clubs in SE Washington, DC
2004, Sep 30This Man's ArmyRetired gay general, Keith Kerr, takes aim at 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
2004, Sep 23'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Goes to WarNew study examines the lives of gay and lesbian military personnel in Middle East
2004, Sep 16Setting the CourseGay issues fill the edges at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's national black political conference in D.C.
2004, Sep 16An Office of One's OwnMayor creates Office of LGBT Affairs, with Wanda Alston at the helm
2004, Sep 09Politics of InterpretationHarold Brazil claims Kwame Brown is misrepresenting his same-sex marriage stand
2004, Aug 26UPDATE: Arrest in R Street MurderPolice charge man in shooting of Annie's waiter
2004, Aug 26Rating the RunnersCandidates Evans, Schwartz, Fenty and Brooks earn high marks from GLAA, while Allen stumbles
2004, Aug 26Murder Shakes 17th StreetPopular Annie's Waiter Shot and Killed; Police Pursue Possible Lead
2004, Aug 26UPDATE: Violence Continues in DupontMurder followed by fresh attack on 16th Street; Mayor speaks at Annie's
2004, Jul 15From 'Coverboy' to Cover Story'Outing' activists target congressional staffer based on Metro Weekly appearance
2004, May 06In the BagReligious group slips anti-gay literature into Gender PAC conference bags
2004, Apr 01Mayor with a MissionSan Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom talks about his fight for gay marriage
2004, Mar 25Life During WartimeSLDN finds discharges of gay soldiers declined as nation goes to war
2004, Mar 18Marriage UpdateLog Cabin launches anti-FMA campaign; California puts the brakes on, while Massachusetts may be moving forward
2004, Feb 26Closed for BusinessDC's oldest bar, Nob Hill, shuts its doors after 50 years
2003, Dec 18The Ex FilesWayne Besen takes his campaign against ex-gay activism on the road with a new book
2003, Nov 20Marriage Win in MassachusettsState's Supreme Court says same-sex couples deserve marriage rights
2003, Nov 06ChangeoverHRC Taps Cheryl Jacques to Take the Top Spot
2003, Oct 16Building BlocksThe new headquarters of the Human Rights Campaign
2003, Sep 11RAVE OnDJs and dancers gather at Capitol to fight the goverment's newest fronts in the drug war
2003, Sep 04Comic SutraThe mythological draw of comic books
2003, Jul 03Victory PartyGay rights activists celebrate Supreme Court's decision
2003, Jul 03A Supreme VictoryThe biggest gay rights victory ever will lead to an even larger battle over marriage
2003, Jun 05On the AgendaWith or Without a ‘Gay Agenda' Leaders Find Plenty of Common Ground
2003, May 29Day of TributeA Missing Wreath Doesn't Change Memorial Day Message
2003, May 22Eyes on the HillAIDS Watch 2003 Aims to Send a Message to a Reluctant Congress
2003, May 15Go East!The Queer Asian/Pacific Islander Community Gets Proud
2003, May 08A Threat to Our KidsPFLAG Parents' Meeting with Senator Santorum Turns Ugly
2003, May 01Santorum Ad NauseamWill Sen. Santorum's Anti-Gay Remarks Put Him in the Lott Seat?
2003, Apr 24Shaping the CityGLAA Honors Activists and Groups Who Make a Difference
2003, Apr 17Squeeze PlayRAVE Act Slips through Senate in Amber Alert Bill, Heads to White House
2003, Apr 10Staph EvaluationsDoug Ward Takes His Medical Expertise Primetime
2003, Apr 03They Fought the LawA History of Gays and Cops in D.C.
2003, Mar 27Let's Talk About SexPanel Debates Lawrence v. Texas
2003, Mar 27DADT DischargesMilitary Discharges Down in 2002
2003, Mar 20Crystal ClearForum Focuses on Impact of Crystal Meth in LGBT Community
2003, Mar 13Distress CallsThe U.S. Needs Soldiers and Gays are Responding. Will the Ban be Lifted? Don't Ask.
2003, Mar 06Fit to Print?GLAAD Report Shows Surge in Commitment Ceremony Announcements
2003, Feb 27Membership's PrivilegesThe Days and Nights of the Best of Washington
2003, Feb 20Cautious OptimismAdvances, Hopes Highlight AIDS Conference
2003, Feb 13The Wait Is OverWill Rapid HIV Testing Change the Face of Prevention?
2003, Feb 13Care to Comment?Second comment period added to ABC revisions
2003, Feb 06Drug Bill Needs a FixSenator Biden's RAVE Act Returns
2003, Feb 06Comeback KidMavel Comics' Rawhide
2003, Feb 06War TornDid NGLTF Really Join the Anti-War Movement?
2003, Jan 30The Fetal PositionPLAGAL Marches for Life or with Uneasy Allies
2003, Jan 23Community MattersMore Police Officers to Join Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit
2003, Jan 02Choosing Its BattlesThe Task Force Breaks its Silence on Iraq
2002, Dec 19Unlawfully WedWhile the Government Continues to Condemn Same-Sex Unions, More and More Churches Move Ahead
2002, Dec 12