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News - Published on: Mar 1, 2014
D.C. activists critical of MPD actions that led to transgender woman's arrest for an expired driver's license
News - Published on: June 27, 2013
6th District officers investigating crime scene; victim transported to hospital
News - Published on: June 24, 2013
MPD reports no arrest yet as multiple wounds leave hospitalized victim in serious but stable condition
News - Published on: Apr 29, 2013
Larry Tolliver accused of using homophobic slurs, retaliation against officers
News - Published on: Feb 28, 2013
With assessment yet to be completed, DCTC alleges group analyzing police response to hate crimes is biased
News - Published on: Feb 20, 2013
MPD officer found guilty of off-duty assault and solicitation files appeal, despite suspended jail time
News - Published on: Jan 10, 2013
Off-duty MPD officer accused of shooting at group including two transgender women receives suspended sentence, credit for time served
News - Published on: Oct 29, 2012
Off-duty MPD officer awaits sentencing in August 2011 case with transgender victim
News - Published on: Oct 26, 2012
Off-duty MPD officer accused in 2011 shooting still faces several assault-related charges
News - Published on: Sept 28, 2012
Robinson pleads not guilty to charge with bias enhancement, as defense demands jury trial
News - Published on: Sept 26, 2012
Police count five incidents, ranging from beatings to groping, with bias elements in past two weeks
News - Published on: Aug 14, 2012
City's Mount Vernon neighborhood shaken by Friday attack that killed Alex Ulrich and left Lawrence Peterson in a coma
Video - Published on: Aug 10, 2012
March through Bloomingdale and Eckington follows attack on gay couple
Opinion - Published on: Aug 2, 2012
Health policies and police need to work together if they want to work best
News - Published on: July 21, 2012
New report charges police in four cities with using condoms as evidence of prostitution, countering anti-HIV efforts
News - Published on: July 3, 2012
D.C. City Council committee holds hate-crime hearing, with councilmembers and activists raising several issues with police
News - Published on: June 8, 2012
Deputy mayor takes issue with DCTC activist's tweets, highlighting possible communication divide between city officials and activists
News - Published on: May 15, 2012
Los Angeles Police convey bomb threat to ''national gay rights organizations''
News - Published on: Apr 26, 2012
Police chief talks to gay Republicans about bias crime
News - Published on: Apr 12, 2012
LGBT residents are hoping the next Ward 5 councilmember will be an ally and advocate
News - Published on: Mar 30, 2012
He and partner answer Metro Weekly's questions in face-to-face interview two weeks after his attack
News - Published on: Mar 26, 2012
Police arrest a 27-year-old female in relation to the March 11 shooting at a Columbia Heights restaurant
News - Published on: Mar 21, 2012
Event for victims goes viral, prompting residents, city leaders to take to streets in support
News - Published on: Mar 20, 2012
Newsham promises vigilance in pursuing crimes, but says bias motivation very difficult to prove
News - Published on: Feb 3, 2012
Victim suffers fatal stabbing at Northeast bus stop
Opinion - Published on: Jan 25, 2012
Organizers of the trans coalition find fault with Lanier's handling of anti-trans violence
News - Published on: Dec 22, 2011
MPD officer accused of shooting at transgender women remains in lockup as lawyers try to negotiate plea deal
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 22, 2011
Attacks prompt activists to renew calls for better policing
News - Published on: Dec 21, 2011
Altercation in Northeast leads to non-fatal attack
News - Published on: Dec 8, 2011
Health care and housing discrimination among greatest concerns
News - Published on: Dec 1, 2011
Center's anti-violence task force offers social and ceremony
Opinion - Published on: Dec 1, 2011
Our left-leaning capital is making some right turns
News - Published on: Nov 22, 2011
County cops win right to employee benefits for same-sex spouses
News - Published on: Nov 10, 2011
Hate-crime hearing draws activists and police – and differing perspectives
News - Published on: Nov 4, 2011
Prosecution expecting an agreement in shooting case involving off-duty MPD officer, transgender women
News - Published on: Oct 27, 2011
Community groups converge to offer aid and emotional support to black LGBT youth
News - Published on: Oct 6, 2011
Town-hall event draws key players, but little grassroots interest
News - Published on: Oct 3, 2011
Man Robbed at Gunpoint Could Be District's Latest Bias Crime
News - Published on: Sept 21, 2011
Man charged in Columbia Heights lesbian assault pleads guilty to felony charge in an unrelated case
News - Published on: Sept 20, 2011
Local theater enthusiast's death ruled hemorrhaging due to ''blunt-impact trauma''; investigation continues
News - Published on: Sept 16, 2011
Preliminary hearing is rescheduled while defendant considers pleading to aggravated assault
News - Published on: Sept 13, 2011
Suspect in Sept. 12 incident surrenders himself to MPD, charged
News - Published on: Sept 13, 2011
News media, community activists hound MPD on handling of recent crimes
News - Published on: Sept 12, 2011
MPD briefs press on weekend death in Columbia Heights, asks for community assistance to ID the deceased
News - Published on: Sept 10, 2011
Cause of death yet to be determined, but police told activists victim suffered trauma to the face
News - Published on: Sept 6, 2011
Judge sets November trials for two brothers accused of attacking women July 30
News - Published on: Sept 2, 2011
Judge keeps Furr in custody, sets status hearing for October
News - Published on: Aug 26, 2011
Rally underscores frustration in the transgender community with MPD; meanwhile, shooting incident is still under investigation
News - Published on: Aug 17, 2011
LGBT leaders met with Lanier – and though several came away frustrated, they're still hoping for action
News - Published on: July 6, 2011
Third Council hearing on hate crimes fields a series of complaints from the D.C. LGBT community
News - Published on: Aug 14, 2010
MPD makes early-hours arrest in Dupont area
News - Published on: Aug 12, 2010
String of attacks with anti-gay bias, stabbing homicide, hit District
Video - Published on: Aug 10, 2010
Man found inside condo near Convention Center
News - Published on: July 26, 2010
Mark Gower, who danced at Secrets, was found dead inside his Mount Pleasant apartment
News - Published on: June 16, 2010
Superior Court jury finds two men guilty of 2009 robbery and attack, with bias enhancement
News - Published on: June 7, 2010
Non-fatal shooting in Northeast leads to arrest
News - Published on: May 28, 2010
In second week of Wone trial, glances and glares predominate in testimony and in courtroom
News - Published on: Apr 15, 2010
Community infiltrator Butch Merritt joins gay Watergate attorney Douglas Caddy for timely Watergate expose
News - Published on: Jan 21, 2010
MPD seeks assistance in homicide of Maryland man, identified as member of LGBT community
Opinion - Published on: Jan 21, 2010
Racism, Poverty and the Response to Anti-LGBTQ Hate Crimes in D.C.
News - Published on: Dec 28, 2009
GLOV receives anonymous MPD tip of shooting death; victim believed to be gay
News - Published on: Nov 30, 2009
D.C. police department will amend hate-crime report to include transgender data, says city's LGBT liaison
News - Published on: Nov 24, 2009
LGBT activists decry de-emphasis of MPD's gay liaison unit, lack of transgender inclusion in tracking hate crimes
News - Published on: Nov 17, 2009
LGBT community challenges MPD's plans for GLLU for starters
News - Published on: Oct 8, 2009
Report offers recommendations for improving conditions involving hate-crime reporting in D.C.
News - Published on: Sept 24, 2009
Search on for Kevin Britt Jr. of Hyattsville
News - Published on: Sept 23, 2009
Community outrage and anger greet defendant's deal for “simple assault” in Hunter homicide
News - Published on: Sept 3, 2009
Community mourns, seeks answers, after trans woman killed
Opinion - Published on: Aug 13, 2009
Commentary: Center Field
News - Published on: Apr 2, 2009
Victim allegedly mugged by fellow gay-bar patron
News - Published on: Feb 12, 2009
Georgetown hate-crime assailant given nearly three years
News - Published on: Feb 12, 2009
Rainbow Response releases data in effort against partner violence
News - Published on: Jan 22, 2009
Members of GLOV sit with Fenty, Lanier to discuss violence
News - Published on: Jan 16, 2009
GLOV's Farris pleased with commitment from mayor and MPD
News - Published on: Jan 1, 2009
GLOV announces Jan. 16 date with Fenty and Lanier
News - Published on: Dec 21, 2008
Restrictions eased against gay men at center of Wone murder case
News - Published on: Dec 18, 2008
MPD seeking suspects in shooting death of gay man
News - Published on: Dec 5, 2008
Police looking for suspects in possible hate crime
News - Published on: Nov 13, 2008
Community crafts responses to crimes, past and present
News - Published on: Oct 30, 2008
Suspect flees, unsuccessful in attempt
News - Published on: Oct 16, 2008
MPD announces arrest in Shaw murder case
News - Published on: Oct 16, 2008
Gay couple critical of U.S. Attorney's Office after P & 15th incident
News - Published on: Oct 9, 2008
Wanted poster released in Tony R. Hunter manslaughter case
News - Published on: Oct 9, 2008
Judge refuses to release G'town hate crime suspects
News - Published on: Oct 6, 2008
Alleged Georgetown attackers set for Wednesday hearing
News - Published on: Oct 2, 2008
Local residents, activists, friends of victim gather for vigil, solutions
News - Published on: Sept 30, 2008
Police arrest one suspect involved in July hate crime
News - Published on: Sept 25, 2008
New group's second meeting draws crowd, cops, Council
News - Published on: Sept 25, 2008
Friends, family, activists plan vigil to honor victim and resist fear
News - Published on: Sept 18, 2008
More attacks and a strike back
News - Published on: Sept 18, 2008
Tony Randolph Hunter succumbs to injuries in possible hate crime
News - Published on: Aug 28, 2008
Victims of hate crime make a public plea for nonviolence
News - Published on: July 24, 2008
Neighborhood sees new attack on group of gay men
News - Published on: May 8, 2008
Gay Officers Action League chapter hosts conference's first local landing
News - Published on: Feb 7, 2008
Chief Lanier offers strong response to homophobic graffiti
News - Published on: Jan 31, 2008
Clerk is pistol whipped during robbery
News - Published on: Jan 3, 2008
Arlington County's GLLU plans to ''expand'' in the new year
News - Published on: Dec 20, 2007
Police, Metro, victim reveal no new information or video in hate-crime investigation
News - Published on: Dec 13, 2007
Local man says mugging escalated into anti-gay hate crime on Metro
News - Published on: Oct 18, 2007
Police chief appoints former Gay and Lesbian Liason Unit head as supervisor of all liaison units, issues transgender order
News - Published on: Oct 4, 2007
Philip Anderton Cooney, son of Bush administration member, charged with hate crime assault
News - Published on: Sept 27, 2007
Police investigating three possible hate crimes
News - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
Juvenile males involved in altercation with TG female in Northwest DC
News - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
Ex-gay group mum, but Arlington County Police say officers responded to scuffle
News - Published on: Sept 13, 2007
Gay activist asks ex-gay leader to resign
News - Published on: Aug 30, 2007
Capital Pride reimbursed by the District for street festival security fees
News - Published on: Aug 23, 2007
With few answers in gender mix-up case in D.C. jails, activists look for solutions
News - Published on: Aug 9, 2007
Friends, family and colleagues of slain lawyer, Robert Wone, are asking the general public to come forward with information
News - Published on: July 12, 2007
Input Sought on GLLU 'Enhancement'
News - Published on: July 5, 2007
Liaison unit's Web site goes down, then back up; Chief Lanier discusses volunteers at the unit
News - Published on: June 21, 2007
Washington, D.C.'s police chief says Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit not being disbanded
News - Published on: May 3, 2007
New unit supervisor to serve under GLLU commander
News - Published on: Mar 29, 2007
Advisor to police chief outlines plans to 'expand' departments GLBT policing program
News - Published on: Feb 15, 2007
DC Police chief names Lt. Jova head of Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit; Unid@s advocates for Latino/a GLBTs; Cuc Vu named HRC's chief diversity officer
News - Published on: Jan 25, 2007
Attack on gay restaurant owner adds to crime worries of neighborhood businesses
News - Published on: Jan 18, 2007
Sgt. Brett Parson leaves D.C.'s groundbreaking Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit to focus on a new beat
News - Published on: Jan 11, 2007
Murder of Diamond Person highlights the problem of domestic and other violence
News - Published on: Aug 17, 2006
A stabbing death in a Swann Street townhouse leaves more questions asked than answered
News - Published on: June 16, 2005
Minimal police presence at Pride Parade attributed to Clinic financial problems, lack of communication
News - Published on: May 5, 2005
Metro Police GLLU makes last round of prestigious grant award
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 17, 2005
For Sgt. Brett Parson the GLBT police beat always comes back to the street
News - Published on: Mar 10, 2005
Lupe Valdez made history when she was elected sheriff -- now she's a nationwide sensation
News - Published on: Aug 26, 2004
Police charge man in shooting of Annie's waiter
News - Published on: Aug 26, 2004
Popular Annie's Waiter Shot and Killed; Police Pursue Possible Lead
News - Published on: Apr 3, 2003
A History of Gays and Cops in D.C.
News - Published on: Jan 23, 2003
More Police Officers to Join Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 26, 2002
With Nation's Friday Night Party Closed, Will Feds Focus on Velvet?