The ACLU filed two legal actions against the Republican governor’s education department.
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A community rallies behind an LGBTQ+ couple in south Arlington, transforming the neighborhood into a beacon of solidarity and support, after soldiers allegedly stole their Pride flags.
With Democrats in control of the entire state legislature, LGBTQ+ Virginians retain protections and dignity in health care and education in the commonwealth.
The president, the vice president, and their spouses delivered this message loud and clear at the "Restore Roe" rally in Virginia on Tuesday.
”If video and photos of me are shared, great because I see that as an opportunity for someone to see that LGBTQ people are successful wherever they are,” Col. Bree Fram said in response to online attacks.
Transgender people looking to change up their wardrobes are often met with financial barriers, but Dell Thrift and Pantry at the University of Lynchburg is working to change that.
Efforts are underway to repeal the state constitution’s antiquated same-sex marriage ban, aligning state law with federal rulings and securing rights for the LGBTQ+ community.
“The thing that I think has taken a lot of Americans aback about the speaker is that he holds these views and is not some random member of the House. He’s the speaker of the House. He’s the leader of the House,” Buttigieg said.
Amid increasing state-level anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, Richmond set a high standard for municipal equality, scoring 100 in the Human Rights Campaign’s 2023 Municipal Equality Index.
The school district rejected a grant from the It Gets Better Project, which has awarded $600,000 to schools to support LGBTQ+ students.
Cody Conner is going viral after speaking out during a Virginia Beach school board meeting. His trans daughter is a student in the district.
Elections in Ohio and Virginia demonstrated a shift away from extreme right-wing agendas as a Heritage Foundation’s plan called "Project 2025" faces scrutiny for its authoritarianism and controversial stance on transgender people’s existence.
Danica Roem was the first transgender person seated in any state legislature. During her campaign for state Senate, she faced transphobia but emerged victorious on Election Day.
The Virginia election is set to be a crucial juncture for LGBTQ+ protections and reproductive rights amid intensified conservative challenges.
The election could mean LGBTQ+ firsts in Virginia, New Jersey, and Mississippi, along with important progress elsewhere.
Admiral Rachel Levine and Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld address puberty blockers, FDA challenges, and the power of community engagement to combat misinformation in a crucial dialogue on trans health care.
Roem, the first out trans person to serve in a state legislature, is vying to be the second out trans state senator.
The assistant secretary for health tackles “medical refugees,” misinformation, and transgender health care challenges in an interview with The Advocate.