Welcome to GLOV’s Website

The mission of Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) is to work to reduce violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, and those perceived as LGBT, in the District of Columbia through community outreach, education, and monitoring of cases to ensure the rights and dignity of LGBT victims are respected and protected. GLOV also seeks to assist victims of anti-LGBT violence by advocating on their behalf, encouraging reporting, and providing a community of support. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Transgender Day of Remembrance, Metropolitan Community Church, 11/20, 6:00 PM

GLOV Monthly Meeting, The DC Center, 11/22, 11:00 AM

Know Your Rights Presentation, The DC Center, 12/11, 7:00 PM

GLOV Guardian Awards/Holiday Party 2014, Diego, 12/16, 6:30 PM



What’s New

Volunteers Needed for Hotline Outreach – August 7, 2014

We are currently seeking volunteers to help execute a community outreach plan focused on marketing the LGBTQ Violence Response Hotline. Those interested should send an e-mail to info@glovdc.org and a member of GLOV’s Leadership Team will contact you about your interest and availability.