Tag: LGBTQ

Gov. Northam Signs Virginia Values Act Protecting LGBTQ Individuals

Gov. Northam Signs Virginia Values Act Protecting LGBTQ Individuals

| April 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia is first Southern state to provide sweeping anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people

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RICHMOND BEAT: Hundreds of LGBTQ Advocates Lobby Lawmakers for Protections

RICHMOND BEAT: Hundreds of LGBTQ Advocates Lobby Lawmakers for Protections

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The day after hundreds lobbied lawmakers on behalf of LGBTQ rights during Equality Virginia’s Day of Action, two significant bills advanced in the General Assembly to further protections for the state’s LGBTQ residents.

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Prince William County Proclaims June 2019 LGBTQM Month

Prince William County Proclaims June 2019 LGBTQM Month

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors passed a proclamation, Tuesday, June 18, to declare June LGBTQM Pride Month for the second year in a row.

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Lamb of God Frontman Organizes Richmond Rally to Counter Westboro Baptist Church

Lamb of God Frontman Organizes Richmond Rally to Counter Westboro Baptist Church

| March 9, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community

Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe is organizing a counter-rally in Richmond, Monday, against Westboro Baptists Church, who will be there protesting Gainesville representative Del. Danica Roem (D-13th District).

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Westboro Stunt Backfires: Danica Roem Raises Thousands for 13th District Campaign

Westboro Stunt Backfires: Danica Roem Raises Thousands for 13th District Campaign

| March 2, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

After the news media announced that the Westboro Baptist Church planned to protest her in Richmond, Del. Danica Roem turned it around raising more than $16K for her reelection campaign.

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RICHMOND BEAT: LGBTQ Advocates Dismayed But Undaunted by Legislative Defeats

RICHMOND BEAT: LGBTQ Advocates Dismayed But Undaunted by Legislative Defeats

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — The General Assembly’s 2019 session was a disappointment for LGBTQ advocates as most legislation on health care, marriage and legal protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity failed.

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Prince William Supervisors Declare June ‘LGBTQ+’ Pride Month

Prince William Supervisors Declare June ‘LGBTQ+’ Pride Month

| June 26, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Tuesday June 26, National Pride Day brought a win for the LGBTQ+ community in Prince William County as the Board of County Supervisors voted 5-3 to make June Pride Month for the county.

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Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Joins Demi Lovato at AMAs

Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Joins Demi Lovato at AMAs

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

Pop singer and activist Demi Lovato brought Virginia Delegate-Elect Danica Roem (D-13th) of Manassas with her as a guest to the American Music Awards, Sunday night.

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Roem Beats Marshall in Virginia’s 13th District

Roem Beats Marshall in Virginia’s 13th District

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Democratic candidate Danica Roem has beaten 11 term Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall in the 13th district, making her the first transgender person in a state legislature.

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Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

After much debate, the Prince William County School Board passed the amendment to its non-discrimination policy, Policy 060, adding the language of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protective groups.

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