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Transgender Activist Realizes Dream of Creating Shelter for LGBT Adults

After years of wanting to provide D.C.'s LGBT homeless residents with a safe place to sleep, Ruby Corado's dream is becoming reality.
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On Gay Rights, Barry Remembered For Long History Of Support — And One Vote

For some activists, his long support of the cause is marred by a vote in opposition to same-sex marriage.
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Legendary Gay Bar Seeks New Home East Of The Anacostia

Development forced D.C. Eagle to leave New York Avenue NW. Now it's moving across the Anacostia, but its owners insist they're not gentrifiers.
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Virginia Among States Expected To Appeal Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

Virginia and three other states may soon allow gay marriage after a federal appeals court ruling in Richmond, but supporters of a ban are expected to ask for a Supreme Court hearing.
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Federal Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A three-judge panel on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled 2-1 that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is at odds with the constitution.

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Maryland Senate Candidate Celebrates New Transgender-Rights Law

Maryland Senate candidate Dana Beyer says she's been working on getting this bill passed in Maryland for a decade.
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Transgender Activist Works To Assist LGBT Latinos

As a transgender Latina, Ruby Corado works to help LGBT Latinos navigate a world from which they often feel excluded.

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Outbreak Of Violence Against LGBT Community Prompts Activist Response

Six unrelated attacks against members of the LGBT community in just a ten day period, including the gruesome stabbing of 29-year-old Bree Wallace, have activists turning to police and city officials for a response.