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DC Celebrates Another Year of Record-Breaking Tourists

By Ben Nuckols | May 3
More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great Recession.

DC GOP Gets Rare Chance to Influence Presidential Race

By Ben Nuckols | Mar 10
Nineteen delegates - as many as Hawaii has - are up for grabs in the District of Columbia's GOP convention, an unprecedented event created by a quirk of party and local election rules.

National Archives to Help Open DC Fashion Week

Aug 5
The dusty National Archives has a certain style that's drawing interest from Washington's fashion crowd. The Foundation of the National Archives and D.C. Fashion Week announced a new partnership to host the fashion show's opening night Sept. 24.

Man Charged with DC Metro Stabbing of Transgender Girl

Jul 31
A man has been charged with stabbing a transgender girl on a DC Metro train.

Snowden Jumps into At-Large Race

By John Riley | Jun 20
Courtney Snowden, the former president of DC Black Pride and a local political and LGBT rights activist, announced Monday she plans to enter the race for one of two at-large seats on the D.C. Council this November.

10 Years of EDGE @ The Green Lantern :: Washington DC

Jun 20
The EDGE 10th Birthday tour took over the Green Lantern in Washington DC for another night of fun, music, and hot boys - join Hostess Jennifer Warner as she chats with attendees!

Small Slice of Voters Could Decide DC Mayoral Race

By Ben Nucklos | Mar 10
Washington is one of a dwindling number of big U.S. cities that require voters to register with a party to vote in its winner-take-all primary. Those election procedures, combined with an unusually early primary, can depress voter turnout, even D.C.

The Advocate Says DC is the Gayest City in America

By Seth McLaughlin | Jan 6
Washington D.C. is the gayest city in the nation - thanks in part to some of the "hunky young pols" on the right.

Ex-Gay Awareness Dinner Features Music, Speeches and Awards

By Bobby McGuire | Oct 2
What is the difference between "pride" and "awareness?" In the case of ex-gay advocacy group Voice of the Voiceless (VoV), that answer would be a little over fifty persons.

Another March on Washington Remembers MLK’s Dream

By Suzanne Gamboa and Nancy Benac | Aug 28
Taking stock of progress both made and still to come, Americans of all backgrounds and colors massed on the National Mall on Wednesday to hear President Barack Obama and civil rights pioneers commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King’s "I Have a Dream" speech

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