A photo of the Lee statue, right before it was removed. Dogwood photo by Eve Ettinger.
Ettinger: Virginia’s Monuments Are Historical, Just Not The Way You Think

CHARLOTTESVILLE-Virginia's monuments, and their removal, mark an important point in the Commonwealth's history. But we have to make sure it actually means something, Eve argues.

Ettinger: There’s No One ‘Right’ Way To Be Trans

BLACKSBURG-As the Blacksburg murder case goes to trial, Eve looks at the questions raised about the victim and if they were trans.

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2021, file photo, people wait in line at a 24-hour, walk-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic hosted by the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium. At least for now, U.S. health authorities say after being vaccinated, people should follow the same rules as everybody else about wearing a mask, keeping a 6-foot distance and avoiding crowds even after they’ve gotten their second vaccine dose. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Ettinger: Outdated Laws Like A Face Mask Ban Only Help Those in Power

BLACKSBURG- We need to get our priorities straight and focus on protecting children, Eve argues, rather than enforcing a face mask ban.

Ettinger: The LGBTQ Community Needs More Than One Month of Support

BLACKSBURG-As we celebrate the LGBTQ community during Pride Month, it's important to recognize the fight for equality doesn't end on June 30.

Ettinger: Why The Colonial Pipeline Will Change My Primary Vote

BLACKSBURG-There was a detail about the Colonial Pipeline situation that we missed, Eve said. It's making them rethink their primary vote.

Ettinger: A Hard Conversation, But One That’s Needed

BLACKSBURG-Over the past week, stories of high profile men abusing their power sexually have cropped up again and again.

Peaceful protest at Monument Ave
Ettinger: Respectability Is Not Enough. We Need More.

BLACKSBURG-President Biden wrapped up his first 100 days in office this past week, and many on the left have been celebrating this time with a collective sigh of relief.