News Clips

  • New D.C. U.S. Attorney meets with LGBTQ activists

    March 06, 2020

    (Washington Blade) Timothy Shea, the recently named U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, told at least a dozen LGBTQ community leaders at a Feb. 27 meeting in his office that he plans to continue the policy of his predecessor in reaching out to the LGBTQ community on hate crimes and other issues of concern to the community, according to people who attended the meeting.

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  • LGBTQ seniors bill receives strong backing at D.C. Council hearing

    March 06, 2020

    (Washington Blade) The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club was among nine witnesses representing LGBTQ and LGBTQ supportive organizations that expressed strong support for the Care for LGBTQ Seni

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  • D.C. Councilman agrees to hold hearing on LGBTQ seniors bill

    February 14, 2020

    (Washington Blade) D.C. Council member Brandon Todd (D-Ward 4) announced through a spokesperson on Thursday that he plans to schedule a hearing in February by the Council committee he chairs on a bill calling for anti-discrimination protections and improved services for LGBTQ seniors.

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  • Stein Club urges Council to act on LGBTQ seniors bill

    February 14, 2020

    (Washington Blade) The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club voted unanimously Monday night to urge D.C. Council member Brandon Todd (D-Ward 4) and members of the Council committee he chairs to hold a hearing on a bill calling for anti-discrimination protections and improved services for LGBTQ seniors.

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  • Stein Club elects new president

    February 14, 2020

    (Washington Blade) Members of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the city’s largest local LGBT political organization, elected Ward 1 Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Kent Boese as its new president Monday night at the club’s annual election meeting held at the D.C. Center for the LGBT Community. 

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  • Gertrude Stein Democratic Club calls on Councilmember Jack Evans to resign

    February 14, 2020

    (Metro Weekly) The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the District’s largest LGBTQ political organization, is calling for D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) to resign from the Council.

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  • Stein Club calls for Evans’ resignation

    February 14, 2020

    (Washington Blade) The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, D.C.’s largest local LGBT political group, approved a resolution by unanimous voice vote Monday night calling for D.C. Council member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) to resign from his seat on the Council.

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  • Stein Club calls for Evans to resign from committee chair, Democratic Party positions

    February 14, 2020

    (Washington Blade) The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, D.C.’s largest local LGBT political group, approved a resolution Monday night calling for D.C. Council member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) to temporarily resign from his position as chair of an influential Council committee and from his post as National Committeeman from D.C.

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  • Stein Club honors Danica Roem

    February 14, 2020

    (Washington Blade) The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, D.C.’s largest local LGBT political group, honored Virginia House of Delegates member Danica Roem (D-Manassas) on Monday night by presenting her with its Justice Award at the club’s annual holiday partyC

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  • Trans woman elected Stein Club president

    February 14, 2020

    (Washington Blade) Ward 3 community activist Monika Nemeth, who became the first out transgender person to win election to a seat on the city’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission in the city’s Nov.

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