Michael K. Lavers of the Washington Blade is one of several LGBT reporters in Philadelphia this week covering the Democratic National Convention. Their coverage is provided courtesy of the National Gay Media Association to NGMA members. Below are two videos Lavers filmed on Monday, July 25, the first day of the convention.

Bernie Sanders supporters on Monday protested outside the Wells Fargo Center in which the Democratic National Convention is taking place.

Thousands of protesters on Monday marched from Philadelphia City Hall to the site of the Democratic National Convention, with Bernie Sanders supporters prominent among them.