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

Latino GLBT History Project 9th Annual Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards, September 12, 6:00 pm at Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum

The DC Center Fall Reception, September 18, 6:00 pm at City Market on O

GLOV’s Monthly Meeting, September 25, 7:00 pm at The DC Center



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.