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Star of ‘Orange is the New Black’ speaks in RVA

The Hollywood star and advocate for transgender people will share her thoughts next month at Virginia’s largest LGBT gala.

Explainer: VHSL policy on transgender high school athletes

The new policy initially seemed like a step forward. Now it seems to be sidestepping the issue all together.

Explainer: What the DOMA decision means for Virginia

The Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. So what does it mean for Virginia?

House subcommittee kills bill prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation

After passing the Senate last month, a bill that would protect state employees from discrimination against their sexual orientation failed yesterday to reach the House floor.