Category: GLAA

GLAA rates D.C. candidates in Nov. 6 election
GLAA: Fighting for LGBTQ equality in D.C. since 1971 P.O. Box 75265, Washington, DC 20013 For Immediate Release October 10, 2018 Contact: Rick Rosendall 202-328-6278 Bonds, Cheh, Allen lead GLAA [...]
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GLAA responds to Chief Newsham on DC Riot Statute
The following statement is by GLAA President Bobbi Strang: The July 16, 2018 comments by Chief Newsham of the MPD regarding the DC Riot Statute and the failed felony prosecutions [...]
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GLAA and allies fight for medical aid in dying
Fenit Nirappil reports for WaPo: Nearly a year after the District enacted a law allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives … not a single patient has used it…. [...]
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GLAA supports federal gun law reforms, defends DC home rule
John Becker, GLAA’s Vice President for Political Affairs, issued the following statement on March 14 in response to an inquiry by Washington Blade reporter Lou Chibbaro, after a discussion among [...]
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GLAA Supports Bill 22-0594 – Student Fair Access to School Act of 2017
BEFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION  Testimony of GLAA on B22-0594 – Student Fair Access to School Act of 2017 GLAA is pleased to submit [...]
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Statement against Reinstating a US Military Ban on Transgender People
President Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate the ban on transgender Americans from serving in the military is a deplorable, shameful assault on the military and LGBTQ communities. More than 15,500 [...]
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Gay Is Good – Frank Kameny In Comics
Panel on using comics to tell history Rick Rosendall, Mattachine Society of Washington Awesome Con Washington Convention Center June 17, 2017 Frank Kameny was a Harvard-trained astronomer and a World [...]
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GLAA Statement on Capital Pride Protest
GLAA Statement on Capital Pride Protest June 15, 2017 At this year’s Capital Pride Parade, a small group of individuals chose to engage in protests that caused delays and made [...]
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Frank Kameny’s birthday
Happy birthday to the late Frank Kameny, who was an astronomer before he was a gay rights pioneer. He would have been 92 today. Many others followed the course he [...]
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WaPo profiles Paul Kuntzler, co-founder of GLAA and Stein Democrats
Perry Stein reports in The Washington Post about GLAA co-founder Paul Kuntzler: He has remained involved in activism and D.C. politics for 40 years, regularly attending city meetings and protests in [...]
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