Tag Archives: Adrian Fenty

Pro-Gay DC Mayor Adrian Fenty Loses

Washington DC Mayor Adrian Fenty, who enthusiastically signed the city’s marriage equality bill into law, has lost his reelection primary bid against City Council Chairman Vince Gray. Gray’s victory is tantamount to election: Democrats hold a 10-1 registration edge in the capital city, and Republicans aren’t even fielding a mayoral candidate. Fenty already has ruled out taking the GOP line ...

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DC’s Capital Pride On Fenty/PFOX Flap

Washington DC’s Capital Pride has issued a statement regarding the calls by some activists for Mayor Adrian to be disinvited to the parade. Last month it was learned that Fenty’s office had accidentally honored the founder of the “ex-gay” group PFOX. In recent days, there has been a public call to “un-invite” Mayor Adrian Fenty from Capital Pride festivities. While ...

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Group Demands DC Mayor Adrian Fenty Be Uninvited From Pride Over PFOX Flap

Led by activist Lane Hudson, a group of activists is saying that DC Mayor Adrian Fenty should be uninvited for this year’s pride celebration unless he apologizes for the accidental recognition of the “good work” of the “ex-gay” group, PFOX. From their Facebook page: Six months after the Certificate was discovered, a spokesperson from the Mayor’s office blamed a “low ...

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Why Did DC Honor “Ex-Gay” Group PFOX?

Christian Newswire is crowing this morning about a certificate of appreciation given to the leader of the nasty “ex-gay” group PFOX by DC Mayor Adrian Fenty. The government of the District of Columbia has awarded a certificate of appreciation to Regina Griggs, executive director of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX). The certificate, signed by D.C. mayor Adrian ...

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DC Mayor Adrian Fenty Signs Marriage Equality Bill (In A Church!)

Moments ago, Washington DC Mayor Adrian Fenty signed the city’s historic marriage equality bill. Above, Fenty hands openly gay City Councilman David Catania the pen used to sign the bill Catania sponsored. In a raucous signing ceremony at a northwest Washington church, Mayor Fenty officially legalized same-sex marriage in the District, distributing ceremonial pens among the Council members standing behind ...

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DC: Bishop Harry Jackson Files Suit To Force Vote On Marriage

Maryland-based carpetbagger Bishop Harry Jackson and seven co-plaintiffs have filed a suit in DC Superior Court in order to force Washington residents into a public vote on marriage equality. Jackson’s action comes after DC’s Board of Elections and Ethics refused to allow a ballot on the issue. In the 15-page filing, Jackson and his seven co-petitioners argue that the city’s ...

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Batwoman Runs For Mayor Of DC

Billing herself as the nation’s first openly lesbian Jewish superhero, a candidate named Batwoman has thrown her cowl into the DC mayoral race. Today, I Batwoman, proudly announce my candidacy for mayor Washington, DC. I do so because I believe that we are in a monumental period in the history of our nation’s capital that requires a different kind of ...

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Friendly Voices – Adrian Fenty

”I think you can certainly anticipate that [gay marriage] is in the future of the District of Columbia. How soon, we don’t know. But this is a huge step forward in being — having a law that recognizes marriages from other jurisdictions. And I do believe that nationally there’s movement on this issue. Just in the past six to 12 ...

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