There’s a fear afoot in America. LGBT people have made much progress but are still second-class citizens in many respects. Now, under Donald Trump, there appears to be an intentional […]
Read MSDC’s new motion in opposition to the Department of Justice.
…the quest for accountability has fallen to the Mattachine Society of Washington and a blue ribbon Washington law firm, McDermott Will and Emery. (“Washington Post”, Rick Valelly, 1/19/2017) Throughout the […]
Unless you read the LGBT newspaper The Advocate or lurk about the State Department website, you may have missed it — but John F. Kerry accomplished something unprecedented on Jan. […]
Charles Francis sets three books down on the table. “These are the last three biographies of President Eisenhower,” he says. “Not one of them mentions Executive Order 10450.” That 1953 […]
When we talk about advances in civil and gay rights, we often talk in terms of famous firsts: Los Angeles’ first Black Mayor Tom Bradley or the state’s first openly […]
Government claims a “deliberative process privilege” sixty-three years after the federal ban on LGBT employment The Mattachine Society of Washington, DC, represented by pro bono legal counsel McDermott, Will & […]
Student researchers in the William & Mary Mattachine Research Project presented their findings this week on Virginia LGBT history. Speaking on different topics of queer Virginia history, the students discussed […]