Chris Herring claims the state's new antidiscrimination law would force him to go against his Christian beliefs.
The video, calling racial minorities "the devil" and LGBTQ+ people "queers," has become an issue in a Virginia GOP primary.
Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara of the Campaign for Southern Equality is working hard to replicate victories in Virginia and North Carolina.
The Virginia Values Act bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing, and several other venues.
With Democrats in control, Virginia advances a platform of equality.
The Rev. Robert Grant Jr. condemned same-sex marriage and abortion in a prayer before the Virginia House of Delegates.
The action will make Virginia the first Southern state to protect LGBTQ people against discrimination.