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Pittsburgh has transformed into a modern, cosmopolitan city that pulses with 21st century energy. more

Aug 25, 2017 3:00 PM Engage


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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

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

Rita McClenny

Virginia Tourism Corporation

Rita McClenny welcomes readers to the special Election Issue of our magazine and discusses Unite Virginia's Q pages - Virginia's Official LGBTQ Guide & Business Directory. more

Sep 10, 2016 10:10 AM Home

Older LGBT readers may not see anything new or shocking here, but younger gay men and lesbians will truly find some eye-openers. If you don’t know what you don’t know, “Stand by Me” will give you some ideas. more

May 4, 2016 9:05 AM Engage

In a landmark decision, Colombia’s Constitutional Court has approved a bill that now allows same-sex couples to marry. The 6-3 ruling now makes Colombia the 20th country in the world to pass marriage equality. more

Apr 30, 2016 10:00 AM Blog

What do you do when someone you know has to deal with persistent fears, anxieties, or even depression? Here are some other techniques you can use to help the person cope. more

Apr 29, 2016 9:05 AM

China and Pakistan have deep-rooted, oppressive attitudes towards the LGBT community firmly woven into their social orders. While the evolution of each nation's stigma against the LGBT community differs vastly, the end result is sadly the same. more

Apr 28, 2016 8:00 AM Inform

The Intersecting Axes of Privilege, Domination and Oppression Wheel is a simple, visual tool for checking your own privilege. This is necessary if one wishes to help break down systems of oppression within our society. more

Apr 26, 2016 10:00 AM Connect

When you meet someone new, try not to “figure out” what their gender identity is. They know better than you do, so simply ask. It can be as easy as exchanging names. “What are your pronouns?” is not a hard question to ask, and it’s not inconvenient. more

Apr 25, 2016 5:00 PM Blog

You could become whatever you want to be – or so you were told. You could grow up and become the person of your dreams and that was okay. Except sometimes, as in the new book “A Murder Over a Girl” by Ken Corbett, dreaming can be deadly. more

Apr 23, 2016 9:15 AM Engage

Race, religion, national origin, and sexual identity -- one of these things is not like the other. Contrary to popular belief, sexual identity is not a protected class. more

Apr 20, 2016 9:30 AM Blog

Richard Strauss’ masterpiece Der Rosenkavalier features one of the hottest love scenes in all of opera. At least, it should be! Victory Hall Opera has cast the leading roles for the first time in America with a real-­life, out lesbian couple! more

Apr 19, 2016 4:00 PM Blog

Cameron was just beginning to transition from female to male when Melanie met him. Though she spent her whole life dating cisgender men, Melanie began to feel a strong attraction towards Cameron. more

Apr 15, 2016 9:00 AM Wedding

Mississippi and North Carolina have made headlines recently for passing legislation that has legalized the discrimination of LGBTQ individuals. The backlash from these discriminatory bills has been swift and severe. more

Apr 15, 2016 8:00 AM Blog

Chateau Gals 2016

Celebrating Year Five in Sin City, the hottest women in the world are taking off to The Strip! Girl Bar, in association with Total Rewards by Caesars Entertainment, ignites Sin City with the ultimate lesbian weekend as DINAH Vegas sizzles 4/28-5/1! more

Apr 13, 2016 3:00 PM Blog

Same-sex marriages may be legalized, but there are many significant barriers to same-sex couples in the wedding industry. more

Apr 12, 2016 1:00 PM Connect

Wedding ceremonies can be fairly complex with lots of things happening seemingly all at once! To clear up some of the confusion, we've put together this basic timeline of events that outlines what happens & when during the typical wedding ceremony. more

Apr 11, 2016 9:20 AM Wedding

Rainbow Families DC is pleased to announce its 2016 Family Conference “Home is Where Your Story Begins” will take place on Sat, 4/30 from 8:30-5:30 at the Georgetown Day School (4200 Davenport St., NW high school campus) in Washington, DC. more

Apr 1, 2016 11:00 AM Connect

When you and your partner talk about what your wedding will look like, the conversation probably ends with more questions than answers. Engaged!--Virginia's First Statewide LGBTQ Wedding Show--is a resource to help you plan that perfect day! more

Mar 31, 2016 12:00 AM Wedding

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