All posts tagged "virginia"

  • 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...

  • DCTC vs. Virginia

    The DC Trans Coalition (DCTC), a local advocacy group advancing the civil rights of transgender people, has filed a friend of the court brief urging...

  • 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...

  • Jenkins-Miller Custody Fight Continues

    A Virginia man who allegedly helped a woman escape the U.S. with her daughter in order to avoid giving custody of the girl to her...

  • Mummies in Richmond

    No, it’s not a new SyFy movie. There really are mummies in Richmond, Va. As a matter of fact, the mummified remains of Nesperennub, a temple priest...

  • 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...

  • Virginia AG Cuccinelli to Run for Governor in 2013

    Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Old Dominion’s top law enforcement officer and a fierce opponent of LGBT rights, announced to his staff in an...

  • Pulling the Lever

    My first time going to vote was with my mother, a recollection that's gauzy enough to indicate that it was probably somewhere around 1974. The...

  • 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...

  • NoVa Republican's Comments Not Yet Forgotten or Forgiven

    Despite his apology, a Republican candidate for the Virginia Senate continues to draw criticism for comments he made to a predominantly gay audience at a...

  • Ebbin Wins Primary

    With the Virginia State Board of Elections offering unofficial results for the Tuesday, Aug. 23, primary elections, Del. Adam Ebbin appears to have won his...

  • Eve of the Primary: Gay Senate Candidate Adam Ebbin’s Endorsements

    Northern Virginia Democratic primary voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether they will nominate Virginia Del. Adam Ebbin (D-Arlington), Virginia’s only...

  • Change in the Old Dominion

    State Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple, the Arlington Democrat who is both progressive and pragmatic, likes to say that Virginia is an ''incremental'' state. Change comes,...

  • Theater Thursday! Art at Signature!

    Three longtime friends debate the purchase by one of a hugely expensive painting in Yasmina Reza’s Art. As the friends become increasingly fractious and, eventually,...

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