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Today, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a lower court's decision, ruling that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission's actions violated the Free Exercise Clause and showed hostility to religion. Justice Kennedy wrote a relatively narrow opinion joined by the conservatives...
Downtown Norfolk's Granby Street was the setting for the First Annual Stiletto Stomp, a high heel drag race benefit to kick off Pride month. Hundreds of attendees at Downtown Norfolk's First Friday's block party looked on as a group of...
Start celebrating Pride month in the dark at the Fifth Annual Reel It Out Queer Film Festival which takes place June 7-10 at a variety of venues in Norfolk and Virginia Beach.  The festival is produced as a fundraiser for...
During the evening of June 12, 2018, queer members of the Hampton Roads community and their allies are taking to the streets of Downtown Norfolk to memorialize the 49 victims of the 2016 Pulse Nightclub tragedy and create a...
The Hurrah Players are never a drag, but June 8 and 9, former Hurrah Player Randy Roberts is bringing his internationally acclaimed female impersonation show “Randy Roberts LIVE!” to The Hugh R. Copeland Center in Norfolk’s NEON District. Female impersonator...
Let's get to know Trina Davenport, a new contributor to OutWire757!  Ms. Davenport was a contributor to the Lambda Gazette a few years ago and we are pleased to resurrect "Gets Me Going" column and dining articles.  Ms. Davenport...
Crowns, one of the most popular productions in the history of the Virginia Stage returns to the Wells Theater in Norfolk after 12 years.  Written by Regina Taylor and directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges, in this gospel musical, 17-year-old Yolanda travels South in...
Yesterday, that National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), issued a statement calling for the reinstatement of LGBT business resources on the Small Business Administration (SBA) homepage. Hampton Roads Business Outreach (HRBOR) is an active member of the NGLCC. Rep. Yvette Clarke...
Today is "National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day", a time to recognize the challenges, struggles and triumphs of older LGBT adults.  This day of recognition, started in 2016, pays tribute to the sacrifices and successes of LGBT older adults and...
This weekend, the 34th Annual Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival takes place in Stockley Gardens Park at the corner of Stockley Gardens and Olney Road in Norfolk.  This outdoor festival, held in the Spring and in the Fall headlines...