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 Annual Elections
Nominations for GLOV’s annual elections are now open. Elections will take place at GLOV’s monthly meeting on March 27. Outgoing Co-Chair Hassan Naveed will be facilitating the election process.
- Two (2) Co-Chair positions
- Advocacy Director
- Communications Director
- Social Chair
If you are interested in running for any of the positions or need additional information, please email Hassan Naveed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stonewall Kickball Team Hotmess Kickers Raise over $1,100 for GLOV
GLOV thanks the Hotmess Kickers and all of the attendees at their Fall Ball for raising $1,136 in support of GLOV. All proceeds go directly to our work in combating hate crimes against the LGBT community in the District of Columbia. GLOV also thanks Mitch Crispell and Jim Maroukis, captains of Hotmess Kickers, for sponsoring us at their event. Stay tuned for future events!
GLOV’s January Newsletter
Read the latest news from GLOV by clicking here to access January’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.