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Advocates Seek Hold on VA Anti-Gay Adoption Rules

Advocacy groups are asking the Virginia Board of Social Services to delay the implementation of new regulations they say would…

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Virginia School District Lifts Filter on Gay Websites

The Prince William County school system has removed a filter that blocked school computers from accessing information about gay, lesbian,…

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Va. Lawmaker Blasts Gay Flag at Richmond Fed

Virginia's most outspoken legislative adversary of gay rights has called out the president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond…

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Va. Juvenile Justice Board Bans Gay Discrimination

The board that oversees the state Department of Juvenile Justice has voted to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation at…

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Virginia Candidate Reports Anti-Gay Slurs

A gym owner who says he's the first openly homosexual candidate to run for Charlottesville City Council says he's been…

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Public Comment Period on Gay Adoption Reopens

A new public comment period has begun on whether Virginia should allow state-licensed groups to reject prospective adoptive and foster…

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Richmond Fed Won’t Fly Gay-Pride Flag in ’12

The Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond will not fly a rainbow flag in recognition of Gay Pride Month next year,…

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Public Weighs in on Gay-Adoption Rules

Hundreds of opponents and supporters weighed in on proposed regulations that would allow state-licensed groups to turn down prospective adoptive…

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Va Legislators to Consider Gay Adoption Issue

A battle over whether child-placement agencies should be allowed to discriminate against prospective parents and children based on their sexual…

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ACLU to challenge Va. gay marriage ban in court

The ACLU of Virginia says it will file a federal lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

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