Virginia is still for lovers: why the marriage equality ban should be repealed

By Narissa Rahaman This June will mark eight years since the U.S. Supreme Court declared marriage equality to be the law of the land, but Virginia still has a ban on same-sex marriage in its constitution. In the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges, the court found that the right to marry must be extended to […]

Virginia Senate Committee Kills Remaining Anti-Trans Bills; No Anti-Trans Legislation Will Pass in Virginia This Legislative Session

House-passed bills HB 1387 and HB 2432 targeted trans and nonbinary students FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2023 CONTACT: Nick Morrow | [email protected] | Virginia Senate Committee Kills Remaining Anti-Trans Bills; No Anti-Trans Legislation Will Pass in Virginia This Legislative Session House-passed bills HB 1387 and HB 2432 targeted trans and nonbinary students RICHMOND, VA […]

Virginia House of Delegates Passes Discriminatory Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills

HB 1387 and HB 2432 would disproportionately target trans and nonbinary students Wednesday, Feb. 8th, 2023Contact: Narissa Rahamane. [email protected] IMMEDIATE RELEASE             RICHMOND, VA – Today, Equality Virginia, the Commonwealth’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) equality, condemned the Virginia House of Delegates for passing two anti-LGBTQ+ […]