Tag Archives: LGBT

Mayoral Candidate Richelle Wallace Spews Anti-Trans Rhetoric on Social Media

Local elected officials often have a significant amount of influence over how welcoming their communities are for the LGBT community and other groups who face discrimination. They not only help govern the locality, but can help promote a certain set … Continue reading

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Scott Surovell and Patrick Hope Introduce Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

There have been countless studies over the years that show conversion therapy not only doesn’t work, but can be extremely harmful for children who are forced to go through it. Considering how kids already are going through enough while trying … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Schultz Hosts Event With Senior Staff of Designated Hate Group

On Tuesday of this week (October 22, 2019), Fairfax County Public Schools hosted a meeting for the community at Centreville High School entitled “Community Event on how to Support our Students in a Digital World.” Considering how Elizabeth Schultz showed … Continue reading

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School Board Candidate Andi Bayer Says LGBT Students are “Loudest Special Interest Group” and “We Should Stop Wasting Our Time” on Equality

I’m still working on several more posts that will provide in depth analysis and recordings of last night’s League of Women Voters forums for the Providence district, but I wanted to draw attention to the answers the school board candidates … Continue reading

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Joe Biden Speaks at HRC Gala in Ohio

While most of the 2020 Democratic candidates for president were out in California for an annual meeting of the state Democratic party, Joe Biden was in Ohio to speak at a gala hosted by the Human Rights Campaign. The large … Continue reading

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Virginia Will Comply With Trump’s Ban on Transgender Military Service

While Donald Trump has tried to kick of Pride Month by claiming he’s friendly towards the LGBT community, the policies he’s promoting have made it clear he isn’t a friend of equality. Despite objections from men and women in uniform, … Continue reading

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The Equality Act Passes the House of Representatives

In a crucial vote yesterday for basic equality, the House of Representatives passed legislation that would create protections for the LGBT community when it comes to things like employment, housing, education, public spaces, and credit. The measure passed by a … Continue reading

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Jennifer Wexton Displays Trans Flag Outside Office

If you’ve ever visited one of the House Office Buildings, you’ve probably noticed the flags outside Congressional offices. Most offices include the American flag and the flag of their home states, but some also add flags of something they truly … Continue reading

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