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A permanent, cabinet-level office within the Executive Office of the Mayor established by statute in 2006 to address the important concerns of the District's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents. Works in collaboration with an Advisory Committee, appointed by the Mayor, to define issues of concern to the LGBT community and find innovative ways of utilizing government resources to help address these issues.

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News - Published on: Apr 3, 2014
Ward 4 councilmember romps in LGBT-heavy precincts on way to victory, while Graham loses to Nadeau in Ward 1
News - Published on: Mar 25, 2014
D.C. LGBT Latino group holds third annual ''Mujeres en el Movimiento''
News - Published on: Mar 12, 2014
Gay at-large councilmember files as independent for November general election, citing record and ''vision'' for the District
News - Published on: Mar 7, 2014
Incumbent mayor four votes shy of LGBT Democrats' endorsement at raucous mayoral forum
News - Published on: Mar 2, 2014
Gray, Wells, Evans top list in GLAA ratings, as McDuffie and Mendelson win Stein endorsements
News - Published on: Feb 25, 2014
National LGBT leadership organization endorses gay councilmember ahead of potential D.C. mayoral run
News - Published on: Jan 18, 2014
Data favors Mayor Gray, but offers boosts to Bowser and Catania
News - Published on: Jan 6, 2014
A possible Catania mayoral run and divided primaries could provide openings for more gay candidates to break through
News - Published on: Oct 24, 2013
Mayor picks interim D.C. Office of Human Rights director, as Gustavo Velasquez heads to Latino nonprofit
News - Published on: Oct 18, 2013
D.C. Council will consider Mayor Gray's legislation honoring Dupont-area venue and, indirectly, its namesake
News - Published on: May 10, 2013
Saturday town-hall event will be Gray's first to address LGBT youth specifically
News - Published on: Apr 29, 2013
Washington Wizards center sees local love after coming out in Sports Illustrated
News - Published on: Feb 7, 2013
Family to file complaint in homicide case as mayor announces partnership with U.S. Attorney's Office
News - Published on: Dec 12, 2012
Mayor Gray's Tuesday evening announcement includes naming Sterling Washington new head of GLBT Affairs
News - Published on: July 26, 2012
Outpouring 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
Feature Story - Published on: July 19, 2012
Special Issue: AIDS 2012
News - Published on: May 10, 2012
If approved by the City Council, the women would be the first transgender people to serve on the 15-member commission
News - Published on: Apr 26, 2012
Long-awaited anti-bullying bill moves forward with some changes, but funding still a concern
News - Published on: Mar 29, 2012
Caleb Laieski lands post with Phoenix mayor's office, while Georgia high school student president sues over firing
News - Published on: Mar 26, 2012
Police arrest a 27-year-old female in relation to the March 11 shooting at a Columbia Heights restaurant
News - Published on: June 25, 2010
News 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
News - Published on: Apr 19, 2010
Christian student group challenges a university's nondiscrimination policies in high-profile court case
News - Published on: Dec 15, 2009
Next stop Fenty, then Congress, for D.C. marriage equality
News - Published on: Oct 9, 2009
Mayor Fenty greets marchers and voices support of marriage bill
News - Published on: Oct 8, 2009
Report offers recommendations for improving conditions involving hate-crime reporting in D.C.
News - Published on: Aug 13, 2009
Washington makes pep-rally push for 2014 as selection window wanes
Clublife - Published on: July 23, 2009
For their annual pageant, PW's Sports Bar welcomes Shannel and Jade
Opinion - Published on: July 16, 2009
Commentary: Stonewall Baby
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 7, 2006
As D.C. readies to choose a new mayor, where will gay and lesbian support go?
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 23, 2006
Linda Cropp's mayoral quest
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 3, 2005
The D.C. mayoral election may be a year away, but for Adrian Fenty it's never too early to start the campaign
News - Published on: Sept 16, 2004
Mayor creates Office of LGBT Affairs, with Wanda Alston at the helm
Pride Guide - Published on: June 10, 2004
Mayor Williams' proclaims June 6-13 as Capital Pride Week