• D.C. shelter offers emergency option for LGBT homeless

    A homeless shelter that opened its doors earlier this year now offers emergency beds for the LGBT community when the temperatures dips below freezing. Some say the facility was badly needed.

  • Key West installs permanent rainbow crosswalks

    WASHINGTON — The city of Key West is already naturally colorful but now it has added rainbow crosswalks. The colorful walkways were installed Thursday in the heart of the city’s LGBT entertainment district, at the intersection of Duval and Petronia streets, reports…

  • Catholic University students rally after administration nixes LGBT event

    Students at Catholic University held a protest rally on Monday after they say the administration pulled the plug on an LGBT event it had previously approved.

  • Transgender women’s killings test police outreach

    JULIET LINDERMAN Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — The day after Mia Henderson’s body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city’s LGBT community to a meeting. “We are…

  • Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

    BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items…

  • Change in LGBT media representation reflects broader shift

    Within the last decade, entertainment in mainstream media has undergone a cultural transformation that mirrors a broader national shift.

  • Spa manager addresses transgender guest controversy

    The manager of a Centreville Korean-style spa
    says the controversy over whether a guest was
    forced to leave because of her appearance was due
    to a miscommunication.

  • Documentary on religious rehab program for gay teens out on DVD

    \”This is what Love in Action Looks Like\” has been awarded a Special Jury Award, an Audience Award and a Best Festival Award by the Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival. The film spotlights 16-year old Zach Stark, who was coerced by his parents into enrolling into a \”Refuge Program\” that they hoped would change him into an \”ex-gay.\”

  • Silent march decries violence against LGBT community

    Hundreds attended the rally, which kicked off outside the Columbia Heights IHOP in Northwest Washington where a gay man was shot last week.