All posts tagged "equality 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...

  • Ebbin Elected to State Senate in Virginia Amid Dem Losses

    Del. Adam Ebbin (D-Arlington) was elected as Virginia’s first openly gay senator in the state’s Nov. 8 elections, even as other politicians who oppose LGBT...

  • Step Back

    “In the commonwealth of Virginia, if you were to say to your boss, ‘I’m gay,’ your boss could look at you now and say, ‘You...

  • Pride Appointment

    The board of directors of the Capital Pride Alliance announced March 10 that Dyana Mason has been appointed as the executive director of the organization,...

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