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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_Pride_(Washington,_D.C.)

Capital Pride is an annual LGBT pride festival held in early June each year in Washington, D.C. .... The District of Columbia's African American gay community sponsored the first "Black Lesbian and Gay Pride Day" on May 25, 1991. The event was ... Whitman-Walker Clinic became the sole sponsor of Capital Pride in 2000.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DC_Cowboys

... of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, Archives Center. LGBT Collection (NMAH.AC.1146, box 34). DC Cowboys Dance Company (1994 -2012), was an all-male, gay, non-profit dance company ... Jump up ^ "DC Cowboys Become American History". Metro Weekly. August 15, 2013. Retrieved June 6 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Blade

The Washington Blade is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) newspaper in the Washington, D.C. ... The Blade is often referred to as America's gay newspaper of record .... Archives of the Washington Blade were maintained at their Washington, D.C. ..... "Capitol Hill Insiders Irked By Campaign To 'Out' Them".

www.washingtonian.com/2013/03/29/from-the-archives-is-dc-becoming-the-gay-capital-of-america

Mar 29, 2013 ... Gays were Mayor Marion Barry's key voting bloc, and the homosexual population of Washington is growing in number, visibility, and clout.

www.washingtonblade.com/2017/06/11/history-marching-washington

Jun 11, 2017 ... equality march, Stonewall to marriage, gay news, Washington Blade, ... of the Blade at five previous major LGBT demonstrations in D.C. ... The 1979 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights (Washington Blade archive ... was held on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, where gay U.S. Reps.

www.washingtonblade.com/2014/05/14/new-mattachine-society-d-c-uncovers-lgbt-history

May 14, 2014 ... Charles Francis, Mattachine Society, gay news, Washington Blade ... almost exclusively on what Charles Francis calls 'archive activism.' (Photo ...

washington.org/DC-information/washington-dc-history

Founded on July 16, 1790, Washington, DC is unique among American cities ... You can read the actual line at the National Archives. ... Founded in 1790, the nation's capital has been a dynamic city with plenty of highs and lows to match its place in American history. ... Soon it would become smaller in physical size as well.

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/12/get-corporate-america-police-units-out-pride-marches

Jun 12, 2017 ... At the Capital Pride Parade in Washington DC on Saturday, the No ... As beinggay” (not queer) is increasingly accepted in some parts of ...

www.nytimes.com/2013/11/17/fashion/Washington-DC-has-thriving-gay-lesbian-and-transgender-population.html

Nov 15, 2013 ... Gone is the closeted, often intolerant Washington; the capital is now perhaps ... In Manhattan alone, it's higher, at 16.7, but still not higher than D.C. The ... were never truly safe being even half-open about being gay back then.