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The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation released A National Epidemic: Fatal Anti-Transgender Violence in the United States in 2019, a report detailing the 22 transgender people and gender non-conforming people killed in 2019 and detailing the contributing factors...
Austen Hartke, the author of Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians, and creator of the YouTube series Transgender and Christian,” will be sharing his experience of coming out as...
On November 20, the community will come together on the campus of Old Dominion Unversity (ODU) for the Hampton Roads Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) a local celebration of transgender lives around the world - especially those...
Earlier this week, the FBI released federal data showing high levels of hate crimes - including a rise of 6% in those targeting LGBTQ persons nationwide and a staggering 42% increase in hate crimes directed at transgender...
A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that 21.6% of LGBTQ people in the U.S. experience poverty, compared to 15.7% of cisgender straight people. Among LGBTQ people, poverty rates differ by...
Summer may be over and winter approaches, but we have the 2020 Virginia Arts Festival to look forward to as the new spring season will light up stages throughout Hampton Roads, bringing acclaimed artists from around the...
Election Day concluded and women now have the biggest representation in the General Assembly in the history of Virginia politics. The House of Delegates saw the biggest increase of the two chambers. Four women...
Today, the Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) and Western North Carolina Community Health Services (WNCCHS) released The Report of the 2019 Southern LGBTQ Health Survey, which provides a groundbreaking look at the health and health care experiences of...
Equality Virginia is celebrating the newly elected pro-equality majorities in Virginia’s House and Senate, as Democrats take control of both chambers. The LGBT advocacy organization and its partners will be working with legislators to pass comprehensive nondiscrimination...
More than 140 faith leaders across Virginia are expressing support for comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Virginians by signing on as members of the Virginia Values Coalition. Organized by Equality Virginia, the state’s...

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