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Pre-primary candidate forum, August 9

Join the Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance, Equality Fairfax, Equality Loudoun and Alexandria Gay and Lesbian Citizen’s Association for a candidate forum: Tuesday, August 9, 7:00 pm Meet and greet with refreshments at 6:30 National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) … Continue reading

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Right on schedule, Virginia advances

Today’s Washington Post: Virginians are closely divided over whether gay marriage should be legal, according to a new Washington Post poll, a striking result in a state that overwhelmingly agreed to amend its constitution to ban gay marriage just five … Continue reading

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Bob Marshall chooses personal prejudice over children. Is anyone surprised?

It’s not enough for Bob Marshall that same sex couples have to move outside the state temporarily in order for both to be adoptive parents – in Virginia, second parent adoption or adoption by unmarried couples is illegal, so we … Continue reading

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The Cooch made him do it

We pointed it out here in the context of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors action adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the County’s employment nondiscrimination policy, but in light of the ruling that found Prop 8 unconstitutional, it’s … Continue reading

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The George Rekers connection

Naturally, it has to do with those peas in an odd pod Dick Black and Ken Cuccinelli. In case you’ve been under a rock: George Rekers, who had made a lucrative career of anti-gay activism until discovered returning from a … Continue reading

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With friends like these…

The governor’s clarification amounted to “a public spanking of Cuccinelli,” a state political analyst who preferred to remain anonymous told Time magazine. “The back and forth came after more than 1,500 students and supporters rallied Wednesday at Virginia Commonwealth University … Continue reading

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Virginia: A very ‘special right’ to ignore the Fourteenth Amendment?

The Loudoun Times-Mirror has an article this morning linking the AG’s letter to university presidents to his anticipated opinion on the authority of our own board to update Loudoun’s Equal Employment Opportunity statement. Once again, it’s necessary to point out … Continue reading

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