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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.

Monkeypox: Colleges & Universities Take Precautions For Fall Semester

As students return to campuses across the U.S., institutions are taking various approaches to keep student populations informed of monkeypox and transmission precautions.

Gay Couple Violently Attacked and Called Monkeypox Slur in D.C.

The two men were assaulted by a group of teenage boys in Washington, D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood.

Gay Insurrectionist Brandon Straka's Plea May Be In Jeopardy

The self-styled social media influencer admitted to his participation in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and cooperated with federal authorities to inform on others.

D.C. Court Freezes LGBTQ+ Nonprofit Casa Ruby’s Bank Accounts

Ruby Corado, the founder of Casa Ruby, said she is not a criminal as a court sided with D.C.'s attorney general and froze the LGBTQ+ nonprofit's financial accounts.

Trump Goes on Transphobic Rant During D.C. Speech

Along with anti-trans comments directed at trans athletes, Trump said, if he coached a women's basketball team, he would ask LeBron James to transition.

Scandal Engulfs D.C. LGBTQ+ Nonprofit, Founder Vanishes

Ruby Corado, the organization's founder, has vanished without the staff knowing how to contact her.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Announces Plans for Retirement

After severing seven presidents, Dr. Anthony Fauci says he's planning to retire before Biden's current term is up.

D.C. to Open First LGBTQ+ Homeless Shelter For Adults

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joined community leaders to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the shelter funded by the Biden-Harris administration's American Rescue Plan Act. 

D.C. Mayor Bowser: Not a Closeted Lesbian But a Proud Straight Ally

Asked if she was a lesbian in the closet, Muriel Bowser said she's not closeted, then clarified that she's proud to be a straight ally to LGBTQ+ people.

9 LGBTQ+ Candidates Who Did Us Proud During Pride Month

These politicians who won historic races gave us reason to celebrate.

Man Posing as Cop Arrested Over Chemical Attacks at Gay Cruising Spot

Prosecutors say the man impersonated a police officer before spraying a chemical in the faces of queer men at a popular Washington, D.C. cruising spot.