Stories tagged: "LGBTQ Community"


A home along Pennsylvania Avenue, in Lovettsville, Va., displays a fence painted in the colors of the gay-pride rainbow flag, on Oct. 4, 2021. About 20 neighbors showed up to help the owners, Kris Consaul and Sheryl Frye, when they decided on the paint scheme in 2020 as a way to support the town's LGBT youth when young people were isolated at home in the pandemic. The fence has become a showpiece, delighting many neighbors. But in the 2020 campaign, a pro-Trump parade of vehicles diverted off the main street to blast car horns at their property. (AP Photo/Cal Woodward)
Coming Out: What If That Was Up To Virginia Teachers?

What if coming out to families wasn't a choice, but instead up to Virginia teachers? Gov. Glenn Youngkin weighed in on the issue in a recent interview.

PRIDE Act a good start to fixing LGBT discrimination in the US tax code, experts say.
Would PRIDE Act Help? Tax Code Causes Problems For LGBTQ Couples

RICHMOND-The PRIDE Act, co-sponsored by Virginia Congressman Don Beyer, would help fix problems LGBTQ couples have with the tax code.

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.

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For April 27

RICHMOND-Park officials call off the search for Ty Sauer, Democratic leadership endorses Hala Ayala for Lt. Governor, and LGBTQ+ advisory board created

TORONTO, ONTARIO - SEPTEMBER 07: Elliott Page attends The IMDb Studio Presented By Intuit QuickBooks at Toronto 2019 at Bisha Hotel & Residences on September 07, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)
Ettinger: So, Let’s Have a Conversation

The trans friends I run with are calling it “Elliotmas”

Segura and Marsh Helped Shape Richmond's LGBT Community
Queer Revolutionaries Tony Segura and Marsh Haris Helped Build Richmond’s LGBT Community

RICHMOND-Decades before the Stonewall Uprising kickstarted the Gay Pride movement, Tony Segura and Marsh Haris were already advocating for gay rights and visibility.