The countdown is on, and 2020 is only a few short hours away.
Before we kick this god-forsaken year out on its keister and ring in the ‘Roaring Twenties’, it’s 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 that appeared on OutWire757.com.
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1. Homophobic Bumper Sticker Shows Up In Norfolk Last Night
2. Community Reacts to Transphobic and Homophobic Statements Made By Member of Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission
3. JoJo Announced as Headliner of 2019 Hampton Roads PrideFest
4. Check out the Winners in the 2019 Best of GayHRVA Readers’ Poll!
5. Express Your Pride All Month Long at Scores of Events in Hampton Roads
6. Deep Creek Academy Issues An Alarming New Enrollment Policy Regarding Same Sex Marriage and Gender Identity
7. OutWork757 Expo Connects The LGBTQ Community With Affirming Organizations
8. Demolition of Buildings that Housed Norfolk’s Iconic Hershee Bar Begins
9. Smithfield Artist And Educator Explores Scripture And Its Misinterpretation
10. Stonewall Sports Norfolk Celebrates Its First Year with an Epic Ball
11. Sasha Velour’s “Smoke And Mirrors” Tour Comes To Norfolk
12. Coming Out Party Kicks Off Pride Effort in Williamsburg [Slideshow]
13. REVIEW: VA Stage’s ‘Fun Home’ Puts The Fun In Dysfunction
14. [Commentary] Sunday with Pete
15. Embattled VBHRC Commissioner Brother LaKendrick Coburn El Resigns
16. [The Queen’s Tea] Jennifer Warner Dishes With Sasha Velour On Show, Style, and Celebrity
17. The Sun Shined on the 2019 Hampton Roads Pridefest
18. James Hermansen-Parker Named to Virginia Health Professions Board of Nursing
19. Nicole Carry Appointed to Virginia Council on Women by Gov. Northam
20. [Commentary] “Trans people exist. We are here. And we plan to stay.”