All posts tagged "equality virginia"

  • Virginia Board Stands Firm Against Cuccinelli

    Virginia's Board of Juvenile Justice this week re-endorsed a set of revised rules that protect LGBT youth. The move comes despite pressure from Attorney General...

  • Local Elections Count!

    The United States might be in the grips of election fever, as Barack Obama and Mitt Romney duke it out in cash-covered campaigns. In the...

  • Equality Virginia Praises Krupicka’s Victory in Special Election

    Equality Virginia, the major nonpartisan LGBT rights organization in the commonwealth, praised the election of former Alexandra City Councilman K. Rob Krupicka to the Virginia...

  • LGBT Locals Cheer Obama's Marriage-Equality Stance

    To say that the reaction of the D.C. area's LGBT community to President Barack Obama's endorsement of marriage equality was favorable would be the understatement...

  • Standing Out for Equality

    Ahead of the organization's Ninth Annual Commonwealth Dinner, April 14, Equality Virginia this week announced its 2012 OUTstanding Virginians, who will be honored at the...

  • Lobbying Legislators in Richmond

    On the surface, Election Night 2011 looked bad for supporters of LGBT rights in Virginia. Republicans, many of them social conservatives, picked up two seats...

  • Youth Protections Praised

    Virginia's state Board of Juvenile Justice voted 5-1 Jan. 10 to include protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation in new rules governing residential facilities...

  • Virginia Discrimination Reinforced

    Virginia's State Board of Social Services voted 5-1 Dec. 14 to approve regulations on adoption that allow state-licensed private adoption and foster care agencies to...

  • Cuccinelli To Run for Governor

    Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Old Dominion's firebrand and sometimes controversial top law enforcement officer, told his staff in a Dec. 1 email that...

  • Ebbin Elected

    Del. Adam Ebbin (D-Arlington) was elected as Virginia's first openly gay state senator Nov. 8, even as other politicians who oppose LGBT equality won victories...