An estimated 400 people took time out of their pre-holiday routine on Sunday to take a photo intended to protest a Richmond billboard that claims 'nobody is born gay.'
The man who modeled for a stock image used on an 'ex-gay' group's billboard claiming twins research proves no one is born gay, says he in fact was born gay — and doesn't have a twin.
A county school board in Virginia passed a policy restricting trans students to using single-stall restrooms or those for their birth gender.
Several states have won the freedom to marry in just the last few days. That means plenty to celebrate for same-sex couples and their allies — and plenty to lament for those who oppose equality.
Marriage has been permanently legalized in Virginia, and same-sex couples are now free to wed. Two nearby states have also embraced marriage equality.
The state's top officials announced today that they won't defend West Virginia's ban on marriage equality, while two West Virginia counties are ready to issue licenses to same-sex couples immediately.
These are the couples who brought the cases that just won marriage in their home states.
The issue is now clearly back in the political arena, but Republicans seem to want to avoid it.
The day has finally come for gay and lesbian Virginians who wanted to legally wed.
Three marriage equality cases are currently awaiting review by the U.S. Supreme Court. But there are several more making a beeline for the nation's highest court.