Let’s Look Back At OutWire757’s Most Popular Stories of 2018

    It was the best of years. It was the worst of years.


    The countdown is on, and 2019 is only a few short hours away.

    Before we kick this god-forsaken year out on its keister, though, its worth a short walk through memory lane to gauge how the Hampton Roads LGBTQ community fared this past year. Here are the top 20 most-read stories on OutWire757.com.

    Iconic Hershee Bar To Close October 31

    David Nygaard Announces Candidacy for U.S. Congress 

    Mr. Virginia Bear Crew Celebrates Successful 2018

    Sandra Bernhard on LGBTQ Gentrification, “Roseanne,” the 70s, and “Sandemonium”

    [OPINION] Today’s Youth Have Many Role Models in LGBTQ Community

    Nicole Carry Launches Bid for Norfolk School Board Seat

    [OPINION] A Fortress of Protection: Why Places Like The Hershee Bar Are Vital to Our Community 

    Stonewall Sports Expands with Approval for a Norfolk Chapter

    Nygaard Ends Congressional Campaign, Announces VB City Council Bid

    [OPINION] Pending Closure of Hershee Bar a Moment for Entire Community to Come Together

    ‘Girl Noticed’ Mural to Feature Four Local Women

     [OPINION] A Modest Proposal for Virginia Beach and Cannabis

    Lynda Carter Talks The Blues, Beauty Pageants, Being A Gay Icon, And (Of Course) Wonder Woman

    Race for History Making Virginia Beach City Council Seat Goes to Recount

    Hershee Bar Supporters Appear Before Norfolk City Council For Third Time

    Unitarian Church of Norfolk Relocates and Changes Name

    10 Essential LGBTQ Documentaries You Must See

    Downtown Norfolk Setting for First Annual ‘Stiletto Stomp’

    Community Challenges Norfolk City Council to Become More Inclusive

    Hampton Roads Cities Earn Failing Grades in 2018 Municipal Equality Index