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Anyone else feel behind the eight ball? I heard it said the other day, the perfect description of how I’ve been feeling in February so far, “January was a really tough year!” So now we have only 11 months to...
U.S. Olympians Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy are the first two openly gay athletes competing in the Winter Olympics.  Neither wasted anytime showing their pride and casting shade on homophobes and Vice President Mike Pence. One of Kensworthy's Instagram posts featured the caption, “The 2018 Winter...
In anticipation of a new transgender military policy announcement from the Trump Administration later this month, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA) — the nation’s largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) military spouses, families, and allies —...
Lawmakers in Virginia’s House of Delegates today summarily killed four bills that would have ensured more equal treatment under the law for LGBTQ people across the Commonwealth. Several of the bills dismissed today enjoyed bipartisan support in Richmond and...
Two days after nearly 200 LGBTQ activists converged in Richmond to advocate for equal rights, House Speaker Kirk Cox has moved five bills related to LGBTQ issues to the House General Laws Subcommittee, a move that Equality Virginia sees...
The second annual Engage Norfolk event is this Sunday, February 11 from 1-5 p.m. at Norview High School in Norfolk. Organizers of the event have announced the exhibitors at the CivicFAIR, topics for the Civic Workshops and a list...
Stay the Course, the Fight is Not Over! Today marks the 18th year for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora.  NBHAAD...
Is one of your 2018 New Year's resolutions to become more financially literate, protect the assets you have worked hard to earn and get your financial house in order?  If so, keep reading. OutWire757 reached out to local attorney...
The Human Rights Campaign reported today that the Trump-Pence administration refused to sign a statement supporting last month's Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ ruling on marriage equality and transgender rights. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights recently released an opinion that Costa...
Building upon the success of last year's inaugural event, the second Engage Norfolk event will take place on February 11th from 1-5pm at Norview High School as a means to connect citizens with civic groups and engage with the community. OutWire757...