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Every week like clockwork, there is a changing of the guard at the Hershee Bar. Longtime patron Dex Basnight arrives around 4:00 and lovingly changes the attire of Miss HB, the mannequin that has greeted everyone who has come...
On June 28th at 5:30pm, Virginia Beach's Drop Box CrossFit will participate in a nationwide fundraising event for the OUT Foundation called #InfiltrateWithLove, a WOD celebrating inclusivity and support of the LGBTQ+ community and those marginalized because of how and...
OutWire757 has been fortunate to get to know Charles Kirtland this past year and he is our latest InQueeries participant, sharing his story and thoughts with our readers.  Be sure to say hello to Charles the next time you...
Hampton Roads residents have been showing their Pride for a few weeks, starting with the First Annual Stiletto Stomp, Reel It Out Film Festival and Pulse Remembrance.  Events are ramping up as we approach the 30th Annual PrideFest in...
In more than half the country, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans still live in fear of being fired from a job, turned away from a business, or being denied a place to live – all because of...
"Good evening. Thank you all for bearing with us through the changes to the plan, I understand they were last-minute, and we appreciate everyone’s cooperation. I understand that a big part of what we wanted to do tonight was...
On a rainy June night in downtown Norfolk, more than 125 people gathered at the Wells Theater to grieve, remember and support one another on the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre. Initially planned as a march from downtown...
Organizers of this evening's Pulse Remembrance March were forced to move the entire event to Virginia Stage's Wells Theater in downtown Norfolk due to the threat of rain and unexpected permitting complications. The Wells Theater is located at 108 E...
Happy Pride Month! Pride 2018 month is off to busy start with events and activities taking place throughout Hampton Roads, culminating with PrideFest in Norfolk's Town Point Park on June 30. Do you have an event you would like to promote? ...
Yesterday, the Capital Pride Alliance announced that Judy and Dennis Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard and advocates for LGBTQ+ rights for two decades, will be Grand Marshals of this year’s Parade. The Parade will take place June 9, 2018,...