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Hampton Roads Pride convened its first membership meeting under the tutelage of newly elected President Fawn Faulks with newly elected Board of Directors in attendance at the studios of WHRO on Monday, December 4. While the structure and business of...
Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the culmination of a five year old dispute between Charlie Craig and David Mullins and the Masterpiece Cakeshop, a Denver-area bakery that refused to...
On Friday, December 8, Virginia Stage Company is hosting the first of their 'NightOUT' events for the LGBTQ community featuring A Christmas Carol, the holiday classic tale of redemption at the Wells Theater in downtown Norfolk.  For the first...
Today is the 29th World AIDS Day, a day that gives the community opportunities to raise awareness about the critical issues surrounding the HIV/AIDS crisis in Hampton Roads and around the world. Today, it is important to remember those...
This weekend is shaping up to be another busy one in Hampton Roads!  OutWire757 is proud to be joining Jan Cline Fitness for "Makin' It", our first retro roller skating party Saturday night from 8-10 p.m. at Haygood Roller...
Hampton Roads Business OutReach (HRBOR) President Tracy Tyron Skinner resigned from his position yesterday.  His departure brings the number of board member resignations in the past two months to four, all for a variety of reasons. In a statement to...
Earlier today, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized to LGBTQ Canadians for the way the government treated the LGBTQ public servants and members of the military during the last half of the twentieth century.  You may watch his...
Amidst the post-Thanksgiving hoopla about 'Black Friday', 'Cyber Monday' and Prince Harry's engagement, Red Ribbon Week and World AIDS Day are being observed worldwide and here in Hampton Roads.  Throughout the region, a series of events are underway this...
This past year has brought with it a lot of change - politically, socially and for me personally.  Since the election and inauguration of President Trump last year, the LGBTQ community feels threatened and is under assault at many...
Earlier today, Baltimore Judge Marvin Garbis ruled that President Trump's ban on transgender military ban "likely amounts to unconstitutional discrimination".  Judge Garbis's ruling is the second to challenge the legality of the ban since President Trump announced this policy...