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GOP’s Anti-LGBT Votes Send Message VA Not Open for Business

Virginia Full House Chamber
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Earlier this week, the Privileges and Elections Constitutional Subcommittee killed HJ 538, which would have repealed Virginia’s now mute constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. ...
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Transgender Student’s Restroom Case Likely to Proceed in Virginia

Gavin Grimm in June 2015/ACLU Photo
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A federal court in Virginia heard the case of a transgender male student seeking to use communal restrooms that match his gender identity. ...
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Lesbian Moms Win Virginia Birth Certificate Case

Joani wasn’t allowed to put her name on the birth certificates because according to the Code of Virginia, egg donors do not have parental rights.
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Joani wasn’t allowed to put her name on the birth certificates because according to the Code of Virginia, egg donors do not have parental rights. ...
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Virginia Bill Introduced to Protect Children from Conversion Therapy

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A bill has been introduced to protect children and their families from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy. ...
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Fourth Circuit Rejects Attempt to Delay Marriage in South Carolina

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied South Carolina’s motion to stay last week’s ruling striking down the state’s marriage ban. ...
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Federal Court Strikes Down West Virginia Marriage Ban

West Virginia U.S. District Court rules marriage ban unconstitutional.
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Although West Virginia’s Attorney General already conceded the state’s marriage ban was unconstitutional, the U.S. District Court made it official Friday. ...
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Virginia Captures Two Flags: Same-Sex Marriage and Adoption Rights

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Last week was a big week for equality in Virginia. With same-sex being legalized, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that same-sex adoption will also be legal. ...
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Supreme Court Asked to Reject Motion to Delay Virginia Marriages

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The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to deny a motion seeking to stay the recent Fourth Circuit ruling striking down Virginia’s marriage ban. ...
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Virginia Marriage Ban Struck Down in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

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Bostic v. Schaeffer case marks the second federal appeals court that has ruled in favor of marriage equality since last year's historic Windsor ruling. ...
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