“Virginia can’t afford to allow discrimination to continue in our commonwealth. We will be back next year to fight for full equality for Virginia’s LGBT community, and we will do everything in our power to hold our legislators accountable for defending the rights of all Virginians.”
Above is an excerpt from a column that appeared in today’s Richmond Times-Dispatch, written by James Parrish, Executive Director of Equality Virginia. His column reflects on the political gains made by the LGBTQ community made in the November 2017 election and his strong sense of betrayal resulting from the defeat of several bills in the General Assembly that would protect LGBTQ Virginians.
Read the column in its entirety HERE.