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Gay Community Directory
''Organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, that strives to enhance the quality of life for the local gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) community through social activities, political awareness, and community service.''
Gay Community Directory
DignityUSA works for respect and justice for all gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons in the Catholic Church and the world through education, advocacy and support.
Gay Community Directory
''Established to eliminate discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the county of Fairfax, Virginia.''
Gay Community Directory
''A statewide, non-partisan lobbying, education and supprt network for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight-allied (GLBT) communities in Virginia.''
Gay Community Directory
Richmond, Virginia's Gay Pride Day.
Gay Community Directory
''Supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Founded under the Office of the Dean of Students in 2001, with generous financial support from the Serpentine Society, the Resource Center works both to raise awareness and inclusion of sexual and gender minorities and to provide information, referral, support, and programming to the University community.''
Gay Community Directory
''Mainly a programming organization. We put on several programs a semester focusing mostly on awareness and campus climate.''
Gay Community Directory
Lutherans Concerned stands as a community of faith, modeling the gospel within the church and within the lesbian and gay community.
Gay Community Directory
''Educates the community about HIV/AIDS, to combat the fear, prejudice, and complacency that surround the disease, and to provide direct services to meet the needs of those who are living with HIV/AIDS. NOVAM seeks to affirm God's love for all those who have been touched by this epidemic regardless of gender, race, disability, creed, sexual orientation or national origin.''
Gay Community Directory
Practice and meetings held at various fields and bars.
Gay Community Directory
''Serves as a channel for the participation and involvement of gays and lesbians in the Democratic Party in the Commonwealth of Virginia.''

Nightlife Directory

Nightlife Directory
Tyson's Corner, McLean, VA

News & Arts Articles

News - Published on: Apr 15, 2014
Attorney General Mark Herring, legal teams urge court to uphold decision overturning same-sex marriage ban
News - Published on: Mar 21, 2014
Virginia interfaith group holds rescheduled Loudon Co. rally for marriage equality
News - Published on: Mar 11, 2014
Awardees will be honored for representing Virginia's LGBT community with distinction in their respective fields
News - Published on: Mar 7, 2014
Despite failure of pro-LGBT legislation, Equality Virginia celebrates small signs of progress
News - Published on: Mar 7, 2014
POFEV objects to past statements by Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones, likely Democratic Party chair nominee
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 6, 2014
From coast to coast, Chris Svoboda's journey has kept her out of the limelight but on the LGBT community's front lines
News - Published on: Feb 26, 2014
Critics say measure, which faces McAuliffe veto threat, could allow for anti-LGBT bullying
News - Published on: Feb 25, 2014
Becomes third gay Democrat seeking to replace retiring Virginia Rep. Jim Moran
Opinion - Published on: Feb 20, 2014
Even as it gets better for gay couples in Virginia, it pays to remember that change still comes slowly
News - Published on: Feb 11, 2014
Faith group to kick off marriage-equality campaign with 23 events around Virginia
News - Published on: Jan 20, 2014
Nondiscrimination bill deadlocks and marriage-equality bill defeated despite bipartisan support
News - Published on: Jan 13, 2014
First executive order of Virginia's new governor protects LGBT state employees from discrimination
News - Published on: Jan 9, 2014
Lawmakers from both parties introduce range of favorable bills for the 2014 legislative session
News - Published on: Jan 6, 2014
LGBT-rights organization issues rare legislative endorsement in race that could flip state Senate
News - Published on: Dec 20, 2013
Effort to secure ''Equality for All'' plate turns a corner, though many corners remain
News - Published on: Dec 18, 2013
With recount nearly complete, attorney general win goes to Democrat Mark Herring
News - Published on: Nov 27, 2013
After Virginia elections and state Senate changes, push will continue for nondiscrimination law, marriage-ban repeal
News - Published on: Nov 25, 2013
As LGBT-ally Democrat claims victory, margin gives GOP's Obenshain 10 days to demand statewide recount
News - Published on: Nov 22, 2013
At different ends of the state, Democrats push pro-LGBT candidates to fill Senate vacancies in Richmond
News - Published on: Nov 19, 2013
Virginia state senator, LGBT ally, remains hospitalized at UVA Medical Center
News - Published on: Nov 8, 2013
Election Day vacancies put control of the state Senate in play
News - Published on: Nov 6, 2013
McAuliffe bests Cuccinelli for top spot, but short coattails allow other anti-gay candidates to squeak to victory
News - Published on: Oct 31, 2013
Effort at HRC has volunteers pushing to get the vote out for Virginia's LGBT-friendly candidates
News - Published on: Oct 14, 2013
LGBT advances likely depend more on House of Delegates races than top of the ticket
News - Published on: Oct 14, 2013
Governor's race steals the spotlight, but the fight for equality's front line is the House of Delegates
News - Published on: Sept 19, 2013
Northern Virginia's Gay Men's Health Collaborative building a brand that's part health resource, part social club
News - Published on: Sept 12, 2013
Fisette and Parrish assess the importance of November's election on LGBT residents
News - Published on: Sept 7, 2013
AGLA hosts Sept. 8 ice-cream social and charity drive
News - Published on: Sept 6, 2013
Virginia plate backing LGBT equality could be on roads by fall 2014
Opinion - Published on: Aug 22, 2013
Political idealism is a great principle but when faced with Ken Cuccinelli vs. Terry McAuliffe, realism takes precedence
News - Published on: Aug 1, 2013
Suit on behalf of two lesbian couples challenges state's ban on same-sex marriage
News - Published on: July 19, 2013
Embattled supervisor censured, stripped of control over district budget following grand jury report, but vows to continue fighting disciplinary actions
News - Published on: July 15, 2013
Herring campaign blasts Obenshain's record as he claims nondiscrimination stance
Feature Story - Published on: July 3, 2013
A Leading Legislator
Opinion - Published on: June 27, 2013
It's impossible not to feel some joy as the Supreme Court strikes down a bigoted law, but we can still keep our eyes on the battle for full equality
News - Published on: May 31, 2013
Poll shows 4 out of 5 Virginians think employers should not be able to discriminate based on sexual orientation
News - Published on: May 21, 2013
Senator joined by Equality Virginia's Parrish and Del. Herring in decrying nominees' records
News - Published on: May 20, 2013
Republican picks for statewide office have notorious records of anti-LGBT animus
News - Published on: May 17, 2013
New campaign for placement of children labeled hypocritical in light of McDonnell signing ''conscience clause'' law
News - Published on: May 9, 2013
LGBT group uses threat of Cuccinelli governorship as organizing, fundraising tool ahead of 2013 elections
Opinion - Published on: Apr 11, 2013
As ''the Cooch'' keeps up his attack on LGBT people, don't forget he has a real shot at becoming Virginia's next governor
News - Published on: Apr 6, 2013
State senator running for attorney general issues LGBT policy positions, knocks outgoing AG Cuccinelli
Opinion - Published on: Mar 28, 2013
As Supreme Court considers Prop. 8 and DOMA, gays and lesbians finally know how it feels to be winning on marriage
News - Published on: Mar 25, 2013
Equality Virginia set to recognize leaders in the struggle for LGBT rights at its 10th annual gala
Opinion - Published on: Mar 6, 2013
The controversy over Spa World and LGBT customers is an opportunity to make a statement about discrimination in Virginia
News - Published on: Mar 4, 2013
Virginia spa popular with LGBT community says it does not discriminate on gender or sexual orientation
Opinion - Published on: Feb 21, 2013
The religious right's campaign to cast themselves as victims ignores the kids who actually get bullied both LGBT and Christian
News - Published on: Feb 15, 2013
District bests all 50 states for highest percentage of LGBT residents, while Maryland and Virginia sit below national average
News - Published on: Feb 14, 2013
Courthouses across the commonwealth forced to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples during Valentine's Day protest
News - Published on: Jan 15, 2013
House, Senate vote to confirm Tracy Thorne-Begland as Virginia's first out judge after scuttling nomination in 2012
News - Published on: Dec 9, 2012
Equality Virginia and allies mark one-month countdown to brief legislative session by pushing antidiscrimination bill
News - Published on: Nov 30, 2012
Virginia Anti-Violence Project calls for legislators to add sexual orientation, gender identity to hate-crimes provision
News - Published on: Nov 28, 2012
LGBT community responds to likelihood of Cuccinelli as GOP nominee
News - Published on: Nov 16, 2012
Despite pressure from the attorney general, Board of Juvenile Justice refuses to ax protections for LGBT youth
Opinion - Published on: Oct 24, 2012
Log Cabin's reason for supporting Mitt Romney, a candidate who pledged to carry NOM's anti-gay torch? ''Trust him, he's lying!''
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 24, 2012
From Question 6 to Kaine and Allen, the local election landscape is full of unknown outcomes
News - Published on: July 26, 2012
Karen Gautney hopes to become the first lesbian elected to the Virginia General Assembly
News - Published on: June 14, 2012
Former prosecutor's appointment reverses General Assembly's rejection of his nomination last month
News - Published on: May 31, 2012
Arlington LGBT group honors two high school seniors for support of diversity and fairness
News - Published on: May 24, 2012
State politicos see possible course correction on anti-gay extremes come November
News - Published on: May 17, 2012
D.C., Maryland, Virginia groups praise Obama's support for same-sex marriage
News - Published on: May 15, 2012
Republicans in the House of Delegates scuttle nomination of gay prosecutor to Richmond General District Court
News - Published on: Mar 20, 2012
Equality Virginia honors five ''OUTstanding'' Virginians, prepares for April 14 dinner
Opinion - Published on: Feb 22, 2012
Less than two months after taking control in Richmond, Virginia Republicans have launched outrageous and dangerous attacks on women and gays
News - Published on: Feb 22, 2012
LGBT groups call on Governor McDonnell to veto Virginia adoption measure
News - Published on: Feb 9, 2012
Governor expected to sign legislation, which could further restrict LGBT adoption and foster parenting in the state
News - Published on: Jan 26, 2012
Despite Republican control of the legislature, Equality Virginia hopes for small incremental victories on LGBT rights
News - Published on: Jan 19, 2012
VA Board of Juvenile Justice votes to include sexual orientation in discrimination protections
News - Published on: Jan 13, 2012
2012 is likely to see marriage movement, good and bad, in the courts, the ballot box and in the legislatures
News - Published on: Dec 29, 2011
Transgender-advocacy group files brief in suit against Virginia Department of Corrections
News - Published on: Dec 22, 2011
Board of Social Services votes against more-inclusive adoption/foster regulations
News - Published on: Dec 15, 2011
Man accused of helping ''ex-gay'' mother flee country surrenders
News - Published on: Dec 8, 2011
Local LGBT groups not enthusiastic about Va. Attorney General's candidacy
Opinion - Published on: Nov 10, 2011
Ebbin's election to the Virginia Senate is a great step, but there's a lot of road left to travel
News - Published on: Nov 10, 2011
Virginia Senate gets gay member, flips for GOP
News - Published on: Oct 21, 2011
Controversial remarks made at AGLA candidate forum continue to make waves after apology
News - Published on: Aug 25, 2011
Out gay delegate poised to be Virginia's first out state senator
Feature Story - Published on: Aug 11, 2011
Virginia's only out gay legislator, Adam Ebbin, risks his spot in the House for a shot at the Senate
News - Published on: July 14, 2011
U.S. Court of Appeals wants to know who's left to defend DADT, even as certification to repeal the law may be imminent
Opinion - Published on: June 23, 2011
Adam Ebbin's campaign to join the state Senate could be a new breakthrough for Virginia
News - Published on: June 16, 2011
Transgender inmate sues for surgery
News - Published on: June 16, 2011
From Proposition 8 to New York lawmakers with a bankruptcy court thrown in for good measure marriage equality is a bi-coastal proposition this week
News - Published on: Apr 27, 2011
In Virginia and across the nation, conservatives are pushing fights over gay adoptive parents
News - Published on: Apr 14, 2011
Kaine-backed proposal to open adoptions to gay couples faces opposition from Gov. McDonnell
Stage - Published on: Mar 10, 2011
Edward Albee's ferocious 'Woolf' takes the stage with enough passion and talent to make an audience forget the famed film
News - Published on: Dec 29, 2010
Anti-gay bill triggers response ahead of Equality Virginia's lobby day
Video - Published on: Dec 8, 2010
News - Published on: Oct 28, 2010
From courts to White House to Pentagon, DADT changing almost daily
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 28, 2010
These spooky places can bring terror to even the bravest of gay hearts
News - Published on: Oct 21, 2010
From the White House to military recruiting centers, Judge Phillips's order halting the enforcement of DADT is having ripple effects across the country
Opinion - Published on: Oct 21, 2010
What should have been a stellar legislative achievement has collapsed into political failure
News - Published on: Sept 15, 2010
From Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to Lady Gaga to U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips, it's been a rough week for the military's anti-gay policy
News - Published on: July 21, 2010
Byrd's Senate replacement could be important in DADT debate
Opinion - Published on: Mar 11, 2010
It may seem counterintuitive, but we need Virginia's Republican governor and attorney general to pursue their far-right, anti-gay platform
News - Published on: Mar 11, 2010
News Analysis: Virginia Gov. McDonnell's executive directive on employment discrimination is about appearances, not policy
News - Published on: Mar 5, 2010
Letter from Republican Attorney General Cuccinelli tells state university system to end non-discrimination policies for LGBT people UPDATED
News - Published on: Feb 25, 2010
Gay leaders in Virginia reflect on McDonnell's removal of sexual-orientation protection
News - Published on: Feb 23, 2010
Lisa Miller disappeared in January along with daughter she had been ordered to surrender custody of to former civil-union partner
News - Published on: Oct 29, 2009
Both sides of the marriage-equality debate offer hours of testimony before the D.C. Council
Opinion - Published on: Sept 17, 2009
Center Field
News - Published on: Sept 10, 2009
Virginia's upcoming elections for governor, Statehouse may have a big impact on state's GLBT citizens
News - Published on: June 25, 2009
Saucy gay plates clear commonwealth gatekeepers
News - Published on: Mar 19, 2009
West Virginia gets first statewide GLBT-advocacy organization
News - Published on: Mar 12, 2009
Capital Pride Alliance chooses Dyana Mason as new executive director
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 26, 2009
The man behind the venue celebrates Dining Out for Life and living la vida NoVa
News - Published on: Jan 15, 2009
New leaders prepare to make GLBT constituents' voices heard
News - Published on: Dec 4, 2008
AGLA takes party time to laud leaders
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 23, 2008
Gay locals talk politics in the final stretch to Nov. 4
News - Published on: June 12, 2008
Virginia makes a good decision regarding lesbian custody dispute
News - Published on: Apr 24, 2008
Faith-based organization to hold entertaining fundraiser for HIV/AIDS education and services
News - Published on: Apr 10, 2008
Rev. Fernando Frontan to speak at MCC
News - Published on: Feb 7, 2008
Spending a day in the trenches with Equality Virginia, hoping to change minds and win votes
Art - Published on: Nov 8, 2007
Whitman-Walker Clinic's 14th annual art auctions benefits Latino services
News - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
Virginia State and House candidates invited to answer questions at forum for GLBT concerns
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
For Some, An Uncommonly Comfortable Commonwealth
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
A look at some alternatives to the norm in DC, Maryland and Virginia
News - Published on: Aug 23, 2007
With few answers in gender mix-up case in D.C. jails, activists look for solutions
Feature Story - Published on: Aug 9, 2007
Nicholas F. Benton's gay-friendly, progressive paper grows in Falls Church
News - Published on: July 19, 2007
Equality Virginia holds its annual conference this weekend
Pride Guide - Published on: June 4, 2007
News - Published on: Apr 12, 2007
Gay rights opponents ask parents to keep kids out of school on Day of Silence
News - Published on: Mar 1, 2007
GLBT issues in 2007 Virginia Legislative Session; Marylander activists support transgender rights; One in Ten receives arts grants from DCCAH
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 22, 2007
Unfriendly laws cause some gay residents to leave Virginia
News - Published on: Feb 8, 2007
Bills on hospital visitation and health insurance advance; Efforts falter on non-discrimination and repeal of marriage ban
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 4, 2007
DC's mayoral elections, Virginia's gay marriage ban, the Stein Club, Maryland's marriage appeal and elections, Mary Cheney's baby
News - Published on: Dec 14, 2006
Mary Cheney's baby faces hostile state
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 2, 2006
Gays and Lesbians head to the voting booths in DC, Maryland and Virginia
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 2, 2006
Virginians face a harsh anti-gay amendment and a bitterly negative Senate campaign
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 19, 2006
Virginia's latest move against gay and lesbian relationships
Clublife - Published on: Mar 30, 2006
Freddie's Beach Bar Celebrates 5 years as NoVA's gay bar
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 5, 2006
2005 Year in Review: DC GLBT service providers experienced budget concerns, gay venues faced obstructions, VA and DC had mixed results on gay marriage, plus more local developments
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 29, 2005
Virginia's first gay state legislator Adam Ebbin
News - Published on: Mar 24, 2005
Alexandria defies commonwealth wisdom with 2142
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 3, 2005
The Fight for Gay Equality in Virginia
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 28, 2004
While the nation suffers White House fever, local gay politicos keep an eye close to home
Community Profile - Published on: Aug 5, 2004
A Community Profile
Pride Guide - Published on: June 10, 2004
Member, Virginia House of Delgates
Pride Guide - Published on: June 10, 2004
Vice Chairman, Arlington County Board
Community Profile - Published on: Feb 19, 2004
A Community Profile
Film - Published on: Jan 16, 2003
An actor's film, 'The Hours' is driven by three leading performances that achieve a cumulative magnificence