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Equality Virginia and its Virginia Values Coalition partners will join Governor Ralph Northam for a ceremonial signing of the Virginia Values Act on Thursday, July 23 at 10 a.m. at Diversity Richmond. The Virginia Values Act went into effect on...
Governor Ralph Northam is commemorating Pride Month in Virginia as sweeping new laws to expand rights and protections for LQBTQ+ individuals take effect on July 1. At the beginning of the month, the Governor issued a proclamation declaring June...
Today, in the midst of a global health pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized devastating changes to the Health Care Rights Law, also known as Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The changes remove...
The Capital Pride Alliance (CPA) and The DC Center for the LGBT Community (The DC Center) announced today a special collaboration to maximize both organizations’ ability to provide services and programming to the LGBTQ+ community. #StillWe, the community’s theme for Pride...
Today, the Human Rights Campaign announced the endorsement of 40 House and five Senate candidates crucial to maintaining or establishing pro-equality majorities in the U.S. Congress, including U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D) and Congresswoman Elaine Luria, (D-VA...
This week, the National LGBTQ Task Force, is launching phase 2 of their “Queer the Census” campaign, continuing to mobilize LGBTQ people across the country and ensure we are counted in the 2020 Census.
Hampton Arts is excited to present another episode in its new online series, The HeART of Hampton, this Thursday, May 14 at 12:00 p.m.  In this episode of The HeART of Hampton, we talk to...
Aimee Stephens, a Michigan woman who sued after being fired from her job for being transgender, passed away in her home on May 12. Aimee's case, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC and Aimee Stephens, was...
Hampton Arts is excited to present another episode in its new online series, The HeART of Hampton, this Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m.  This week’s episode features Coastal Virginia's favorite time-hopping 80's band, The Deloreans!...
Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a coalition of 24 states in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) urging it not to finalize its proposed rule during COVID-19 that would allow discrimination in...
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