Tag Archives: Community

Happy Birthday, America

Friends, I received a note from a reader, saying that participating in the Leesburg 4th of July parade is a bold statement for her to make, but one that desperately needs to be made. That’s probably a common feeling. How … Continue reading

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Old Dominion Beer Festival

The Commonwealth Coalition was invited to share the Loudoun County Democratic Committee booth at Old Dominion Beer Festival last weekend – the LCDC has unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Marshall-Newman amendment and joined the statewide Coalition formed to work … Continue reading

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Gay voices in Hampton Roads

The Hampton Roads Daily Press is running a series of feature articles and editorials called Out Here: Gay voices on family, faith and friendship in Hampton Roads. The series started on Sunday in the section “The Good Life,” and will … Continue reading

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Rainbow Café – youth support project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2006 Rainbow Café Contact: Jeremy McLeod 703-257-4111 COALITION OF LOCAL CHURCHES AND COMMUNITY GROUPS ANNOUNCES PROJECT TO SUPPORT GLBTQI YOUTH (April 7, 2006) A coalition of churches and community groups across the outlying suburban counties … Continue reading

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Cutting in line?

Here is an interesting essay in The Advocate by Jasmyne Cannick of the National Black Justice Coalition. Her point is that we as a nation shouldn’t be focused on immigration reform when we haven’t finished establishing equal treatment under the … Continue reading

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Supporting a Community

Equality Loudoun looks to defeat constitutional amendment and support Loudoun youth. Loudoun Connection April 5, 2006 By Erika Jacobson What the leaders of Equality Loudoun would like is an open and honest conversation with the people of Loudoun County. “We … Continue reading

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Being Gay in Virginia

Burke Connection March 23, 2006 By Kelly Schlageter, Vienna As another Virginia General Assembly comes to a close, I ask myself again why I choose to live in Virginia. The attacks on me and my community came from all angles, … Continue reading

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