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The Cavalier Hotel will be the latest addition to the culinary scene in Virginia Beach. Restored at $75-million and opening as part of Marriott’s exclusive Autograph Collection in 2017, the resort will be unique on the East Coast. more

Feb 13, 2017 12:30 PM Blog

"At a time when progress is at a critical juncture, it is imperative that Hollywood tell more LGBTQ stories that reflect the community’s rich diversity – and build understanding that brings all communities closer together.” - GLADD President & CEO more

Feb 8, 2017 12:15 PM Blog

Clexacon, a new and unique kind of convention which hopes to unite LGBTQ women and create an environment that celebrates queer female characters and stories, connecting fans, celebrities, creators, panelists and journalists. more

Feb 6, 2017 9:26 AM Blog

Secretary Kerry apologized for the government's mistreatment of LGBT employees during the second half of the 20th century - a period known as "The Lavender Scare." more

Jan 20, 2017 6:05 PM Blog

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Is it a girl or a boy? “For parents of children with Disorders/Differences in Sex Development (DSD), th[is] question can provoke great anxiety,” writes Michiko Watanabe, PhD and Naveen Uli, MD. more

Jan 9, 2017 5:30 PM Blog

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22nd Century Group, a plant biotechnology company heavily involved in tobacco harm reduction at the University of Virginia have announced that they have entered into a sponsored research agreement and an exclusive license with the University of VA. more

Dec 15, 2016 2:22 PM Blog

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Reality television star Andrew Shayde recently released his first graphic novel Monsters Among Us. With artwork by Levi Zimer and Magic Eye Studio, Shayde’s story revolves around Solomon Kane, a billionaire fighting mythological creatures. more

Nov 21, 2016 12:00 AM Blog

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North Carolina’s House Bill 2 or more commonly known as the “bathroom bill” passed in March 2015, which prohibits transgender men and women from using restrooms of the gender they identify has failed constitutional review. more

Nov 11, 2016 12:36 PM Blog

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According to a survey done by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance (MassMutual), 62% of LGBT adults aged 45-60 do not have a will, while 39% have not yet documented important financial information. more

Oct 31, 2016 1:24 PM Blog

VCU LGBT timeline

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On October 13th, VCU had the pleasure of hosting Marc Stein from San Francisco State University for a talk about VCU’s struggle of recognition related to sodomy laws enforced during the 1970s and beyond. more

Oct 22, 2016 8:35 AM Blog

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This past September, politicians and diplomats from around the world gathered in New York City for a historic meeting at the United Nations (U.N.) to discuss LGBT rights. The meeting marked the highest level U.N. meeting over LGBT rights in history. more

Oct 1, 2016 10:00 AM Blog

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Donald Trump gives a speech to the crowd in Vienna, Ohio, March 2016. (Gene J. Puskar / AP)

With the Presidential debate heating up there seems to be no love lost between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump as the two continue to trade jabs over social media. The latest incident being Trump accusing Hillary of stealing his campaign style. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:47 AM Blog

The situation keeps getting worse and worse for sports fans in North Carolina as the NCAA recently announced that they will be canceling all of its championship games in the state due to the passing of House Bill 2. more

Sep 19, 2016 4:19 PM Blog

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New York City is home to a great diversity and accumulation of peoples. The sheer multitude of cultures and individuals promote a unique social identity. Yet, within the busy metropolitan area, it can be all to easy for some to become lost. more

Sep 14, 2016 12:00 AM Blog

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In a heartwarming gesture, two Orlando hospitals have announced they will not be charging the survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre for any medical bills accrued during their stay in the hospital. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Blog

Actor, model, singer, show host, LGBT activist, America’s hardest working drag queen and now, Emmy nominee. RuPaul reflects on her career and drag and how she feels about her recent nomination. more

Aug 27, 2016 12:00 AM Blog

In a big step to insure that customers know Target is inclusive to all, the store has announced a $20 million project to create gender-neutral bathrooms in all of its stores. more

Aug 23, 2016 9:00 AM Blog

Massachusetts has come one step closer to becoming the first state to pass a law permitting transgender individuals to use restrooms and locker rooms of the gender that they identify with... more

Jul 9, 2016 12:00 AM Blog

Like many of us when we heard about the shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, James Wilson, lead Singer of The Paisley Fields, a queer country band, was struck with sadness and horror. Like many of us, he wanted to do something. more

Jun 20, 2016 12:00 AM Blog

With the recent release of the Marvel film Captain America: Civil War, a great deal of the LGBTQ audience created the hashtag #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend. more

Jun 18, 2016 12:00 AM Blog

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