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All posts by John Riley

  • D.C. Joins Russian Embassy Kiss-In

    LGBT activists in cities across the world, including Prague, Stockholm and Brussels – as well as Washington – are planning to hold a global ''kiss-in''...

  • Equality Virginia Pushing License Plate

    If Equality Virginia has its way, in about a year drivers in the commonwealth will be seeing cars bearing pro-LGBT license plates along Virginia's roads....

  • USAO Considering Bias Enhancements for June Assault

    The U.S. Attorney's Office advised D.C. Superior Court Judge Juliet McKenna Thursday that it will possibly pursue bias enhancements – also known colloquially as ''hate-crime...

  • D.C. Transgender Assault Gets Trial Date

    Michael McBride, the man accused of stabbing a transgender woman anywhere from 35 to 40 times in June in the District's Fort Stanton neighborhood, appeared...

  • Quarter Century of HOPE

    The local HIV nonprofit organization Health Options and Positive Energy Foundation, better known as HOPE DC or the HOPE Foundation, has announced details of a...

  • Equality Maryland's Silver Celebration

    The Free State's local LGBT rights organization Equality Maryland has announced it will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Oct. 27 in Baltimore, with special honors...

  • Maryland's Gay Wunderkind

    You can't blame Jack Andraka for not yet knowing what career he wants later in life. Then again, the average 16-year-old isn't often the inventor...

  • Talking LGBT Tech

    The LGBT Technology Partnership, a national nonpartisan group of LGBT advocacy groups, academic institutions and technology companies that seeks to address technology issues of specific...

  • War Over Molotov's Words

    About a dozen people from the D.C. and Maryland LGBT community picketed outside the concert of the Mexican rock band Molotov Monday night as part...

  • Equality Maryland PAC in Election Mode

    Maryland's next general election is well more than a year away, but LGBT groups and their allies are already raising money for candidates committed to...

  • LGBT Groups To Picket Molotov Concert

    Members of the D.C.-area LGBT community announced Friday they plan to picket outside of a concert by the Mexican rock band Molotov due to the...

  • Suspect in Court for Columbia Heights Gay Killing

    The man accused of killing a gay man in July in Columbia Heights by shooting and setting him on fire appeared in D.C. Superior Court...

  • Marching On

    The LGBT community and its struggles for equality will share the stage alongside other communities advocating for social justice as community organizers, activists and civil...

  • DCTC Urges Gray to Sign ''Living Wage'' Bill

    As Mayor Vincent Gray (D) considers vetoing a bill that would force employers to pay a higher minimum wage to workers amid threats from Walmart...

  • D.C. LGBT Groups Launching Anti-Violence Collaborative

    Several local LGBT organizations and advocates announced Monday via Facebook their plans to launch the DC Anti-Violence Collaborative (DCAVC), a new group dedicated to ending...

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