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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 .... would return to the masthead of the paper with the DC Agenda becoming the ..... "Capitol Hill Insiders Irked By Campaign To 'Out' Them".

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.

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.washingtonian.com/author/lvandyne

News · From the Archives: Is DC Becoming the Gay Capital of America? March 29, 2013. Pursuing the Dream. News · Pursuing the Dream. July 27, 2010.

www.dcfrontrunners.org/club-archives

The club was organized after a 1981 Gay Pride Run in East Potomac Park. ... the newsletter did not include last names due to concerns of members being publicly outed. ... Capitol Hill Classic, circa mid-80s ... DCFR Lamda/Capitol Dome Logo.

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.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2016/summer/lavender.html

May 25, 2017 ... The purge followed an era in which gay people were increasingly finding ... By the late 1940s, even the general public was becoming more aware of homosexuality. ... In 1947 the U.S. Park Police initiated in the city a "Sex Perversion ..... A Queer Capital: A History of Gay Life in Washington, D.C. (2015).

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 being “ gay” (not queer) is increasingly accepted in some parts of ...

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/05/americans-have-no-idea-how-few-gay-people-there-are/257753

May 31, 2012 ... But what percentage of the population is actually gay or lesbian? ... On the one hand, people who overestimate the percent of gay Americans by a factor of 12 seem ... In recent years, as homosexuality has become less stigmatized, pro-gay .... Mitch McConnell walks down a hallway in a Capitol Hill building.

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/07/gay-marriage-supreme-court-politics-activism/397052

Jul 1, 2015 ... How Gay Marriage Became a Constitutional Right ... Finally, in 1972, Baker appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. .... Genora Dancel, left, and Ninia Baehr meeting with reporters in Washington, D.C., in 1996. ..... Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks down a hallway in a Capitol Hill building.