Michael Lavers

About Michael Lavers

Michael K. Lavers is the international news editor of the Washington Blade.

House Passes Equality Act

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. “This long overdue legislation will provide millions of LGBTQ Americans [...]

By |2021-02-25T18:16:13-05:00February 25th, 2021|National, News|

Trump Supporters Storm U.S. Capitol

Thousands of President Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as lawmakers were beginning to certify the Electoral College results. The siege began shortly after President Trump spoke to his supporters who gathered on [...]

By |2021-01-06T18:31:24-05:00January 6th, 2021|National, News|

Gavin Grimm Joins ACLU Board

A transgender man who challenged his Virginia school district’s bathroom policy has been elected to the American Civil Liberties Union’s board of directors. Gavin Grimm on Jan. 3 in a tweet said he has been elected to [...]

By |2020-01-07T14:35:55-05:00January 7th, 2020|National, News|