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This spring's upcoming election season is proving to be historic for voters in Norfolk and the Second Congressional District as three openly gay candidates are running for local and national office.  To highlight this historic election for the region,...
Buzzfeed News is reporting today that two emails sent by Gen. Joseph Dunford on July 17, 2017 to generals of the Air Force, Army, Marines, National Guard and Navy show that President Trump's announcement to end transgender military service...
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will showcase their spectacular artistry, talent, diversity, and range for 3 performances March 2 – 4 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk, Virginia presented by the Virginia Arts Festival. Tickets can be purchased online at www.vafest.org,...
A memorial service honoring Jamie Leigh Ornsby, a long time fixture in the Hampton Roads LGBT community will take placeat 12 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Princess Anne Chapel.  Click HERE for complete details. Ms. Ornsby...
Virginia Stage Company Teams with Local Businesses for “Seven Days of Mystery” In anticipation of their upcoming production of The Hound of the Baskervilles, Virginia Stage Company challenges community members to channel their inner Sherlock Holmes with a “Seven Days of Mystery”...
The Virginia House Democratic Caucus today condemned Delegate Dave LaRock’s discriminatory remarks about transgender Virginians, as reported this weekend by the Winchester Star. “As Democrats, we believe in opportunity for everyone, no matter who you are or where you’re from,” said...
“Where students, including transgender students, are penalized or harassed for failing to conform to sex-based stereotypes, that is sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX,” Hill said. “In the case of bathrooms, however, long-standing regulations provide that separating facilities on...
Valentine's Day nears and the LGBT Life Center wants to help you have a romantic, fun and safe holiday by providing and delivering free "Play Packages" this Wednesday. The LGBT Life Center is prepping "Play Packages" as part of its...
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...

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