Michael Lavers

About Michael Lavers

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

Tillerson Out as Secretary of State

By | 2018-03-13T13:41:25-04:00 March 13th, 2018|National, News|

President Trump on Tuesday announced he has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Trump in a tweet that announced the decision said he plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to succeed Tillerson. Trump also [...]

Pride House at the Winter Olympics

By | 2018-02-19T10:59:08-05:00 February 19th, 2018|International, News|

A South Korean LGBTI advocacy group is behind the Pride House at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The Seoul-based Korean Sexual Minority Culture and Rights Center and Pride House International organized the Pride House, [...]

Danica Roem Comes to Richmond

By | 2018-01-17T16:58:08-05:00 January 15th, 2018|National, News|

RICHMOND, Va. — It was shortly before 10 a.m. on Wednesday when Danica Roem was adding additional language to her bill that would protect credentialed journalists from revealing their sources. Two reporters and their respective [...]

Danica Roem Sworn In

By | 2018-01-11T14:46:19-05:00 January 11th, 2018|National, News|

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia state Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas) was sworn in on Wednesday. Roem last November defeated former state Del. Bob Marshall, an anti-LGBT Republican who had represented the 13th District since 1992. Roem, [...]