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Gay Community Directory
Site's states section includes DC, MD and VA's current legislation related to gay, gender-based, and same-sex couples' rights. ''We pursue impact litigation, education and advocacy to make the case for equality in state and federal court, the Supreme Court and in the court of public opinion.''
Gay Community Directory
Legal services, watchdog and policy organization dedicated to ending discrimination against and harassment of military personnel affected by ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' and related forms of intolerance.

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Feature Story - Published on: Jan 30, 2014
The District and Maryland are headed for a crash course in pot politics
News - Published on: Sept 10, 2013
Local LGBT leaders to be honored at LGBT Democratic club's 37th annual awards reception
News - Published on: Aug 1, 2013
Suit on behalf of two lesbian couples challenges state's ban on same-sex marriage
News - Published on: July 17, 2013
Freedom to Work and Lambda Legal celebrate settlement on behalf of transgender woman suffering harassment
News - Published on: May 15, 2013
WWH to present three awards for work related to LGBT and HIV/AIDS issues at legal-services fundraiser
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 14, 2013
Photographer and filmmaker Amanda Lucidon shares the stories of real couples and real discrimination
Business - Published on: June 21, 2012
Marriage equality means couples have many ways to cement their relationships, both legally and celebratory
News - Published on: June 15, 2012
County will extend benefits to same-sex spouses of employees legally married out of state
News - Published on: May 31, 2012
Lambda Legal's Kevin Cathcart has overseen two decades of enormous change, and looks forward to the years to come
News - Published on: May 31, 2012
Free clinic will help clients with name and gender changes for official documents
News - Published on: May 24, 2012
Student's rights protected in Ohio, while panel recommends HIV test and American Family Association takes on Home Depot
News - Published on: May 14, 2012
Five locals represent community contributions on civil rights, HIV/AIDS, entertainment and more
News - Published on: Dec 22, 2011
County extends health care, other benefits to legally married same-sex couples
News - Published on: Dec 15, 2011
Man accused of helping ''ex-gay'' mother flee country surrenders
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 19, 2011
Paula Ettelbrick, 56, was a leading LGBT advocate who sought ''broader recognition'' of families and relationships
Feature Story - Published on: July 7, 2011
Eight years after the Supreme Court struck down sodomy laws, lawyer Paul Smith looks to the future of LGBT equality
Feature Story - Published on: May 4, 2011
Before DOMA, there was another debate over marriage within the gay and lesbian community
Video - Published on: Mar 25, 2011
How will Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal change the lives of gay servicememembers
Video - Published on: Mar 21, 2011
Maryland congressman given award for helping to end militiary's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy
Money - Published on: Nov 4, 2010
Career gurus advise on appropriate level of professional gaiety
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 7, 2010
As established organizations face new perspectives and groups, LGBT advocacy is evolving despite setbacks and challenges
News - Published on: July 28, 2010
With high court declining to hear marriage challenge, Garden State gays will have to wait
News - Published on: Apr 19, 2010
Christian student group challenges a university's nondiscrimination policies in high-profile court case
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 31, 2010
As Californians might tell you, the best time to marry is now
News - Published on: Jan 22, 2010
Lawsuit seeks to end OPM ''interference'' in provision of benefits to wife of lesbian federal court employee in California
News - Published on: Jan 15, 2010
Day 4 of Proposition 8 trial focuses on economic impact of anti-gay policy, as well as psychological toll
News - Published on: Oct 29, 2009
AGLA and SLDN partner to for Veterans Day remembrance
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 5, 2009
SLDN readies itself to mobilize a community to take the window of opportunity on DADT repeal
Stage - Published on: Dec 25, 2008
'Legally Blonde' provides a little much needed pink fluff for the holiday season
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
We Won, We Lost. What's Next for 2009? (Online Extra)
News - Published on: Oct 9, 2008
California-court hero Shannon Minter to open Equal Justice career fair
News - Published on: June 19, 2008
Groups miss deadline to challenge signatures collected against transgender rights
News - Published on: June 19, 2008
Gay Virginia Delegate serving as new Communications Director of military support organization
News - Published on: Mar 13, 2008
A new group hopes to offer free legal services to Maryland's GLBT community
Opinion - Published on: Aug 2, 2007
Commentary: A Town Square Opinion
News - Published on: July 19, 2007
DC Council passes law to allow displaced stadium-area gay clubs to relocate, plus other GLBT-related Acts introduced
News - Published on: June 28, 2007
Gay African-American is new head of the D.C. Bar Association
News - Published on: May 31, 2007
Local GLBT lawyers sworn to Supreme Court
News - Published on: Aug 17, 2006
Circuit party organizers to distribute $30,000 to gay community groups
News - Published on: Dec 16, 2004
Anti-gay actions may point to spike in institutional hostility toward gay teens since election
Feature Story - Published on: May 20, 2004
Gay marriage and the next steps from Evan Wolfson, Director of Freedom to Marry
News - Published on: Nov 20, 2003
State's Supreme Court says same-sex couples deserve marriage rights
News - Published on: July 3, 2003
Gay rights activists celebrate Supreme Court's decision
News - Published on: July 3, 2003
The biggest gay rights victory ever will lead to an even larger battle over marriage
News - Published on: Mar 27, 2003
Panel Debates Lawrence v. Texas