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Drag Queen Confronts Anti-LGBTQ+ Protesters Outside D.C. Drag Brunch

The protesters were not expecting a drag queen to challenge them, but she did.

Chasten Buttigieg Powerfully Responds to Mike Pence’s Homophobia

The husband, father, educator, and author took to his keyboard and clapped back at the former Republican vice president for using the Buttigieg family as a punchline.

Prosecutors Dismiss Sex Crimes Charges Against Gay Former D.C. Cop

The popular former head of the LGBT Liaison Unit with Metropolitan Police in the nation’s capital is no longer facing prosecution.

Mike Pence Makes Homophobic Digs at Pete Buttigieg at Gridiron Dinner

The former vice president tried to be funny but ended up just peddling bigotry.


Man Accused of Writing 'Groomer' on Libraries Faces Child Porn Charges

Police say they discovered child pornography on Charles Sutherland's computer. Sutherland allegedly wrote the anti-LGBTQ+ slur 'groomer' on library doors in Maryland.

Congressional Democrats Slam GOP Lawmakers For Anti-Trans Legislation

Led by Equality Caucus chair Rep. Mark Pocan, advocates for transgender rights and fellow Democrats vow to stick up for trans kids.

Far-right Thwarted by Drag Queen Story Hour Supporters With Umbrellas

Members of the group Parasol Patrol successfully blocked extremists at drag queen events across the national capital region.

Police Warn Minorities: Be Vigilant on Saturday's 'National Day of Hate'

Jewish people were told by law enforcement officials to be especially on alert this weekend.

Pete Buttigieg Rebuffs Right-Wing Reporter, Conservatives Enraged

Conservative commentators called out Buttigieg for asking to take the reporter's picture.

Proud Boys Violently Attack Supporters at DC-Area Drag Queen Story Hour

Incidents of Proud Boys showing up at Drag Queen Story Hour events have increased throughout the country.

Man Charged With Raping & Robbing Men He Met On Tinder

Local police are asking other victims, of which they believe there are more, to come forward.

Senate to Vote Tuesday on Final Passage of Marriage Equality Bill

While the bill would not set a national requirement that all states must legalize same-sex marriage, it would require individual states to recognize another state's legal marriage.

Jessica Watkins, Trans Jan. 6 Insurrectionist, Apologizes in Court

Jessica Watkins, a militia leader, said that she became sucked into online conspiracies and believed the United Nations could invade the United States.

DNA Evidence Links 1980s Murders of D.C. Lesbian, Another Woman

A recently created DNA profile links the murders of Greta Rainey and Florence Eyssalenne, which happened two years apart in the same building, to the same suspect.

Thousands March for Abortion Rights in Rallies Across the U.S.

The marches came only several months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the federal right to abortion in the country.

Jacob Nathaniel Pring, LGBTQ+ Activist & Nightlife Fixture, Dies at 47

Pring organized queer events around the D.C. area.

LGBTQ+ Nonprofit, Beset by Scandal, Should Be Dismantled: Report

A receiver's report submitted to a D.C. court has also found evidence of "potential criminal misconduct" at Casa Ruby. 

Late Gay Maryland Mayor Accused of Embezzling $2.2 Million

A federal lawsuit charges that Kevin Ward, who died by suicide in January, embezzled the funds from a D.C. charter school network.

Exclusive: Doug Emhoff Will Meet With Gay and Transgender Kids Today

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff will host a virtual roundtable today with LGBTQ+ students from across the country.

Democratic Lawmakers & Allies Launch New Pro-LGBTQ+ Agenda PAC

Pennsylvania Democratic state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta will serve as chairperson of the board for the new political action committee aimed at defending LGBTQ+ rights.