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Norfolk resident Charles Kirtland, Mr. Virginia Cub 2018, will be competing this weekend to become Mr. World Cub 2018 at the World Bear Weekend in Lexington, KY.  Kirtland will be representing Virginia and is among six bears vying for...
Virginia Pride is scheduled to take place on Richmond's Brown's Island on September 22.  In anticipation of the celebration, Virginia Pride takes place wants to tell the stories of LGBTQ persons from throughout the Commonwealth who embody the event's theme...
Once again, the LGBT Life Center is producing the "My Family" photography project that celebrates the unique diversity of LGBTQ families in Hampton Roads. Last produced in 2016, the project will feature a wide variety of family units that...
Earlier this year, Hampton Roads resident Zain Welsh, started "Herstory to History", a blog detailing in his words, "into becoming ME a Transman."  Zain came out as trans in December 2011, began hormone therapy in 2015,  has been known...
Last night's primary elections demonstrated the diversity of candidates being put forth, especially candidates that identify as LGBTQ.  Despite a political climate that appears hostile, LGBTQ candidates made great strides last night and signal that the electorate is motivated...
Hampton Roads' The Storyweavers will release their first full-length album “Fallen Sparrow” as part of the Hampton History Museum’s monthly music series on Wednesday, August 15, 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. The Storyweavers perform all original Americana, folk and blues music. The...
Our charismatic and beautiful son and brother died Thursday, August 9, 2018. William, the youngest of three children to William and Tina (Felts) Phillips Jr., was raised in a loving home in Norfolk, Va. with two older sisters. William...
Let's get to know lifelong Hampton Roads resident and recently published author Shawnon Corprew!  If you have attended our 'Out in the Open' storytelling events, you may recall Shawnon as she has shared her talents with the community.  We...
Last week, two groups of interested LGBTQ residents and allies on the Southside met separately to discuss how to positively affect change statewide and improve community relations. Virginia Beach for Fairness In Virginia Beach, the newly founded group Virginia Beach for...
Planning on traveling to Charlottesville or the Washington, D.C. area this weekend to protest any commemoration of the first anniversary of last year's violent and deadly "Unite the Right" rally?  In anticipation of this event, Governor Ralph Northam and...

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