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  • Transgender TIES Summit Comes to Richmond

    Equality Virginia, the commonwealth’s top LGBT rights organization, will host VIRGINIA TIES (Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit) on Oct. 4, a summit bringing together more...

  • Northern Virginia Shows Its Pride

    There are fewer than two weeks left before Northern Virginia’s LGBT community will have its first opportunity to celebrate its own Pride festivities, independent of...

  • Critiquing the Candidates

    Councilmember David Catania (I-At-Large), Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Independent candidate Courtney Snowden topped the list of candidates seeking high marks from the nonpartisan Gay...

  • Unasked and Unanswered Questions

    It’s finally almost here. Political junkies, pundits, and members of Washington’s media have been anticipating this moment since April: when some of the candidates seeking...

  • DC Center Names Award Recipients

    The DC Center for the LGBT Community will honor three local community leaders for their contributions to the Washington-area LGBT community at its ninth annual...

  • Council Candidates Seek Stein Endorsement

    At least half of the 14 non-Democrats seeking one of two seats on the D.C. Council have confirmed their intention to attend and participate in...

  • Hispanic Heritage Honors

    The Latino GLBT History Project (LHP), a local nonprofit dedicated to preserving and educating the public about the history and contributions of D.C.’s LGBTQ Latino...

  • Senate Power Shifts Yet Again

    Virginia Republicans seized control of the state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 19, giving them complete power over the operations of the state’s General Assembly and...

  • Ministers for Marriage Equality

    More than 60 ministers, rabbis and other faith leaders in Virginia were left in limbo earlier this week as they waited for the U.S. Supreme...

  • Metro Stabbing Suspect Held Without Bond

    The man accused of stabbing a transgender teenager on a Metro Green Line train has been held without bond and scheduled for both a preliminary...

  • ANC Bumper Crop

    Almost 11 percent of candidates, or one out of every nine, who are seeking a seat on their Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) are LGBT, according...

  • An August Race in Arlington

    The two candidates running in a special election to fill a vacant seat in the Virginia House of Delegates sparred in a debate held at...

  • Schwartz: An “Abomination” If I’m Left Out of Debates

    With the Aug. 6 filing deadline for candidates to declare their candidacy behind them, some D.C. mayoral contenders are raising the issue of debates –...

  • Hotline Call Frequency Slow But Regular

    Last Friday, Aug. 1, marked the three-month anniversary for the LGBTQ Violence Response Hotline. Although there is still much more needed to publicize the 24-hour...

  • Deadline Day for District Candidates

    Tens of candidates for various offices in the District of Columbia found themselves racing this week to beat the 5 p.m. deadline on Wednesday, Aug. 6,...