Politically, things are going well for the District’s LGBTQ community. The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance, which scores candidates for office on a scale of -10 to +10, spent the Democratic primary handing out low marks for minor reasons like not filling out enough of its issues questionnaire instead of for anti-gay political positions. Councilmember Marion Barry, who once voted against gay marriage, now wants to officiate a gay wedding. With so many pro-LGBT pols in the District, gay voters in the District will still face a conundrum in this November’s mayor’s race: whether to vote for Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser or gay independent mayoral hopeful David Catania. It’s a choice between the traditionally pro-gay Democratic primary winner and the chance to give the District its first gay mayor. The divide has already showed up in one gay political institution, the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club. Faced with the option of holding a vote to endorse Bowser and risk Catania potentially winning a “Democratic” group’s endorsement instead, the club opted not to have a vote at all. Maybe the best way to solve this argument isn’t to make a choice.