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" nestled at the feet of the Blue Ridge Mountains with the quaint, town of Martinsville at its center. Beneath this idyllic exterior, however, is a town where LGBT people face a wide range of challenges" more

Aug 24, 2017 1:15 PM Blog

women traveling

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A list of 10 events for women that are all across North America. more

Aug 21, 2017 12:35 PM Blog


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Follow these essential tips that will help you break the monotony and routine of your everyday life and make your week at home feel like a relaxing getaway. more

Aug 16, 2017 11:40 AM Blog


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Do you enjoy trying exotic cocktails from around the world? We at Q Virginia sure do. After trying many, many drinks this summer (hey, someone has to do the research), we came up with a list of our top seven. more

Aug 14, 2017 2:10 PM Blog


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Here's some of our favorite songs for your travels. more

Aug 10, 2017 1:30 PM Blog

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Justin Ayars

I had arrived at Craig Springs a total outsider and was leaving feeling like part of family—a family that was created within an unexpected oasis of inclusion in southwestern Virginia: Diversity Camp. more

Aug 7, 2017 2:30 PM Blog

As the Professional Lesbian, I am often asked questions as it relates to reaching out to lesbians. You just have to know how to authentically connect. more

Aug 4, 2017 2:43 PM Blog

Big Word Little Om

Kat Bailey

Big World Little Om is an upcoming children’s cartoon about a young boy named Om and his life with two mothers.  The project aims to take on a variety of topics surrounding family diversity, such as same sex parents, divorce and remarriage. more

Aug 2, 2017 1:15 PM Blog

Jane Fonda Black Dress

Danny Martindale

Actress Jane Fonda has been a fixture in Hollywood for over 50 years. She’s an Oscar winning actress, bestselling author, activist, workout entrepreneur and, dare I say, fashion icon. Last month Fonda put over 698 personal items up for auction. more

Feb 27, 2017 1:20 PM Blog


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The ghoulish faces carved out of the orange fruits and illuminated by candles are a sure sign that Halloween is on its way.But what does this peculiarly pagan practice mean and how has it come to be part of our modern lives? more

Feb 25, 2017 11:00 AM Blog

Chris Gernon

Chris Gernon

Francis, stories of Change virtual reality short documentary that will turn the tables and bring latest trends...The mainstream purpose of the film is to bring mental illness onto the world stage. more

Feb 20, 2017 12:35 PM Blog

Wolf & Darin

Wolf & Darin

After our online connection eclipsed the two-year mark, he asked me the biggest question of my life: do you want to be my boyfriend? more

Feb 17, 2017 3:05 PM Blog

Do you like boutique shops, farmer's markets and amazing bargains? Then you’ve got to check out Historic Occoquan and Old Town Manassas! more

Feb 17, 2017 10:47 AM Blog

Women's March

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This worldwide protest was highlighted by the first planned protest known as the “Women’s March on Washington”, which drew roughly half a million people to the streets of the nation’s capital the day after the inauguration... more

Feb 14, 2017 1:00 PM Blog

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The Cavalier Hotel

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

Intersex Dual Gender

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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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