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Cville Pride Introduces the COVID-19 LGBTQ+ Emergency Fund

Local nonprofit Charlottesville Pride Community Network (Cville Pride) announces the introduction of a fund to provide monetary support for members of the...

Governor Northam Declares State of Emergency, Outlines Additional Measures to Combat COVID-19

Governor Ralph Northam today declared a state of emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia in response to the continued spread of novel...

Gov. Northam Signs Ban on Conversion Therapy and Repeal of Same-Sex Marriage Prohibitions Into Law

Governor Ralph Northam today announced he has signed 68 pieces of legislation into law, including bills to ban the harmful practice of...

CITY NEWS

Virginia Values Act Goes to Governor’s Desk After Passing Both Chambers

Senate Bill 868 completed its final chamber vote with bipartisan support on Wednesday...

Two Pro-LGBTQ Bills Pass General Assembly Today

The day after hundreds lobbied lawmakers on behalf of LGBTQ rights during Equality...

Second Annual OutWork757 Career Expo Set for March 21

On March 21, prospective LGBTQ job seekers, interns, and...

Transgender Virginians Head to State Capitol to Advocate for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Bill

Equality Virginia and the Virginia Values Coalition will join transgender Virginians as they...

Incoming House Speaker to Attend Virginia Values Coalition Campaign Kickoff Tomorrow

Tomorrow afternoon in Richmond, incoming House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn will join Virginia Values...

NATIONAL NEWS

Far Majority of Active Duty Servicemembers OPPOSE Transgender Military Ban

Today, the Modern Military Association of America (MMAA) — the nation’s largest non-profit...

Attorney General Herring Sues to Recognize Equal Rights Amendment in Constitution

Following Virginia’s historic vote to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, Attorney General Mark...

HRC President Alphonso David Releases Corporate Equality Index at World Economic Forum in Davos

At an event hosted by the Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality during the annual meeting of the...

Equal Rights Amendment Ratified by Virginia House of Delegates

Earlier today, the Virginia General Assembly voted to pass the Equal Rights Amendment...

Federal Court Upholds Injunction Preventing Discharge of HIV-Positive Airmen by Trump Administration

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld a lower...

ARTS

Viva RVA! Hispanic Music Festival Honors Virginia’s LGBTQ Latinx Community

Over the years, Diversity Richmond has evolved into a multi-faceted organization which has distributed more than $850,000 to area non-profits organizations. The...
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Sasha Velour’s “Smoke And Mirrors” Tour Comes To Norfolk

Sasha Velour's first one-queen show, Smoke & Mirrors, comes to Norfolk's Harrison Opera House on November 14....

EVENTS

Queen Latifah to Host Women’s Achieve Summit in Richmond on October...

Virginia’s 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution will presentthe Women’s Achieve Summit on October 15, 2019 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Incoming House Speaker to Attend Virginia Values Coalition Campaign Kickoff Tomorrow

Tomorrow afternoon in Richmond, incoming House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn will join Virginia Values Coalition partners at a press conference to discuss plans...

TRAVEL

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Virginia Is For Queer Lovers, Too.

Fifty years ago, a $100-a-week advertising copywriter named Robin McLaughlin at Martin & Woltz Inc., in Richmond came up with a new travel advertising...
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Mr. Gay Canada 2019 Pays a Visit to the Old Dominion

Josh Rimer, Mr. Gay Canada 2019, came to Virginia under the auspices of the Virginia Tourism Corporation, visiting Norfolk, Richmond, Petersburg, Charlottesville...