WATCH: Meet the Only Out Trans Staffer on Capitol Hill
October 27 2014 3:48 PM ET

WATCH: Meet the Only Out Trans Staffer on Capitol Hill

Mitch Kellaway

Ben Panico brings his affinity with trans citizens to bear in his work aiding Congress's LGBT Caucus.

Congressional Equality Caucus Calls for LGBT-Specific Immigration Reform
August 01 2014 6:30 PM ET August 01 2014 7:38 PM ET

LGBT Members of Congress Call for Specific Immigration Reform

Sunnivie Brydum

After activists staged a seven-hour sit-in at the offices of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, the lawmakers issued a statement in support of LGBT-specific immigration reform.

WATCH: Man Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing 15-Year-Old Trans Girl
July 31 2014 7:15 PM ET

WATCH: Man Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing Trans Teen

Parker Marie Molloy

After a 15-year-old transgender girl was stabbed in the back on D.C. public transit, police have a suspect in custody, and plan to file hate crime charges.

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA
July 11 2014 5:00 AM ET

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA

Michelle Garcia

Efforts to keep up the fight for ENDA have been planned to last all year. Some say it would be detrimental to suddenly halt it over religious exemptions.

Gay Man Punched in D.C. Safeway, Employees Allegedly Helped Attacker Leave
July 08 2014 2:30 PM ET

Gay Man Attacked in Grocery Store

Michelle Garcia

Police are looking for help in identifying a woman who punched a gay man while yelling an antigay slur at him last week.

PHOTOS: What D.C. Looks Like During Pride
June 11 2014 4:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: What D.C. Looks Like During Pride

Advocate.com Editors

Thanks to Tim Evanston for some rollicking good photos of Capital Pride in Washington. D.C.

In a First, D.C. Pride Will Feature Military Color Guard
June 07 2014 6:24 AM ET

In a First, D.C. Pride Will Feature Military Color Guard

Trudy Ring

Presenting the U.S. flag and the flags of each service branch, the color guard will lead off today's Capital Pride parade.

D.C. Mayor Makes Major Move Expanding Trans Health Care
February 27 2014 1:50 PM ET

D.C. Mayor Makes Major Move Expanding Trans Health Care

Parker Marie Molloy

Transgender Washington, D.C., residents will now be able to purchase insurance policies that include coverage for transition-related care on the D.C. health exchange or through Medicaid benefits.

Lesbian Appalled by Homophobic Anniversary Cake
November 22 2013 5:59 PM ET November 22 2013 8:34 PM ET

Lesbian Appalled by Homophobic Anniversary Cake

Sunnivie Brydum

A lesbian in Washington, D.C., found a distasteful surprise when she opened a cake from a local bakery she'd ordered to celebrate her and her partner's anniversary.

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