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.
GLOV’s Holiday Party and Volunteer Appreciation, December 18, 6:30 pm
GLOV Raises Over $1,000 at Pre-Show Reception for The Laramie Project
GLOV wants to thank its supporters for attending our Pre-Show Reception for The Laramie Project on Friday, November 25. We reached our goal and raised over $1,000. All proceeds go directly to our work in combating hate crimes against the LGBT community in the District of Columbia. GLOV also wants to thank Michael Fowler and John Nappi for being host sponsors. We were also honored to have DC Mayor Vincent Gray as our keynote speaker. Stay tuned for future events!
GLOV’s October Newsletter
Read the latest news from GLOV by clicking here to access October’s newsletter.
Community Alert: Online Incident Results in Robbery and Threat
October 11, 2013
Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) has learned of an incident in connection with an individual who’s advertising on various gay hook-up and massage websites. This individual has robbed and threatened a community member. He continues to advertise on these sites. DC’s Metropolitan Police Department has been notified.
GLOV encourages our community members to stay safe, including when dating or hooking-up online. If you witness or experience violence, call 911. You can also request an officer from the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) on the scene. Their direct line is (202) 506-0714. These officers are trained and competent to the LGBT community’s needs. If you do not feel comfortable reporting to police, email email@example.com. For more information, click here.